* Because these trainers subscribe to negative reinforcement techniques, training programs and trainers denoted on this page are associated with DCC ONLY through Program Administrator and Owner, Pat McCaffery. They are not sanctioned by DCC and Owner, Bob Seitz, ABCDT.
Board & Train $2500- a 14-day comprehensive package that includes multiple daily training sessions and owner follow up at DCC and home.
Daycare & train $1000 - a 10 full day daycare package to help dogs having difficulty in group play.
1 on 1 - a 6-week program one time a week at DCC or in the comfort of your own home. Please contact DCC for training consultation and pricing
Offering the most flexible group training classes available known as 'Levels Training'. This is a group program offering unlimited training sessions during the period you are enrolled. With a levels membership, you can come to our drop-in classes as often as you like for as long as you'd like. Get as much training or as little training as you want or need based on your own expectations for your dog. Move through all four levels or choose to stay at a lower level. The choice is yours.
Bronze- (2 months) $250
Silver- (4 months) $475
Gold- (6 months) $600
Level 1: Starting Out
Level 1 will introduce the basic commands sit, down, stationary attention, and the name game. We'll also work on problem behaviors such as jumping, play-biting and housetraining. All dogs (even those with prior training) start in level 1.
Requirements to move to Level 2: Dog can sit and down on command. The dog will respond readily to his name with mild distractions
Level 2: Manners Training
We'll work on walking politely on a loose leash without pulling, paying attention to the owner while walking and ignoring
other dogs. We will also begin working on come and stay. Level 2 includes problem-solving information for behaviors such
as barking, digging, chewing, etc.
Requirements to move to Level 3: Dog can walk nicely around the training area with attention on the owner ( and no
pulling ) with other dogs 4-5 feet away. The dog will come when called on a leash with mild distractions.
Level 3: Adding Distractions
We'll work on a long-distance come command, stay with distractions, loose-leash walking past distractions and distance
Requirements to move to Level 4: Dog will stay for 30 seconds with mild distractions and owner standing on the leash.
The dog will heel past other dogs with a leash over the owner's shoulder. The dog will come from 20 feet away with
Level 4: Advanced Training
We'll work on polishing the come command and teaching emergency come, strengthen the stay command by teaching the
dog to stay for longer periods of time at a greater distance from the owner, work on turns and automatic sit in heeling.
Level 4 Goals: Dog can heel off-leash past other dogs and distractions. The dog will stay 10 feet away from the owner for 3
minutes with distractions. The dog will come off-leash past distractions from 30 feet away.