Private Dog Training

We service areas of: Marlborough, Hudson, Westborough, Northborough, Southborough, Sudbury, Framingham, Hopkinton & More

Private dog training is a great avenue to create or modify existing behaviors so you can enjoy being in company with your dog. It is perfect for puppies or the young and old.   As an APDT member, we use reward based reinforcement training methods! We create enjoyable and structured training for you and your dog!

Private Training Prices

Bachelor’s Degree: $1,675
Associate Degree: Homework required & video examples provided $675
45 Minute Private Training at facility: $95
45 Minute Private in home: (within 15 min drive/4 miles) $125
Reactive Dog Program: $875
Please note your dog must be dog & people friendly for our regular training programs.  If you need help in this area please see our Reactive Dog Classes. We see amazing results with our Reactive Dog programs please see information at the bottom of the page on the Reactive Dog programs.

Requirements for any of LID Training Programs

    • Negative (clear) fecal
    • Age appropriate Rabies vaccine
    • Dogs need to be in your home for at least 10 days.
    • Weekly homework is required, owners are ultimately responsible for the training progress & results by practicing and completing the homework
    • Any sessions canceled by owner impairs the process of the desired results
    • Puppies can start privately before full vaccination as early as 9 weeks

Bachelor’s Degree:


  • Training in our Facility
  • In your home & outdoors on-leash.
  • Harness or Gentle leader included
  • Behavioral challenges may need to be worked on separately prior to this program
  • Basic to Advanced Manners Privately Done with You as well as Private work by Trainer
  • One month of group classes

We will work on:  Attention, Sit, down,Wait, Leave it, Place, Foundation for Loose Leash Walking.

*Transportation for trainer sessions can be added if requested for an additional fee dependent on location.

Week 1

  • Two – 2 hour sessions –  Jump Start above behaviors
  • One – 45 minute session with you & your dog
  • Homework Required

Week 2

  • Two – 1 hour sessions with trainer
  • One – 45 minute session with you & your dog
  • Continue building Week 1 Behaviors
  • Practicing at home is Key to Success!

Week 3

  • Two – 1 hour sessions with our trainers
  • One – 45 minute session with you and your dog
  • Adding Duration on learned behaviors
  • Start Place & Loose Leash Walking

Week 4

Proofing in your home

  • Two – 1 hour sessions with our trainers
  • One – 45 minute session with you and your dog

Additional Masters Certificates are available for Loosh Leash Walking & Recall Training for an additional fee!

Associate Degree:  $675.00

  • At our Facility in Marlborough

Basic Manners done with you:

  • Attention
  • Sit, Down
  • Leave it, Drop it
  • Begin loose leash walking
  • Three – 45 Minute sessions in total held once a week for three weeks with you and a trainer
  • Two months of access to our Levels Group Training Membership Classes which can be started after the last private session is completed or anytime when vaccines meet requirements.
  • Advance these skills in group classes
  • Weekly homework is required and practiced
  • Video Examples sent to you
  • Follow up by trainer after the session as needed

Reactive Dog Program:  $875.00

Does your dog “lunge” at the end of your leash at other dogs? Is he difficult to take for a walk around the block?  Does he bark uncontrollably at the end of the leash?

Imagine if you could take a walk with a calm, confident and quiet dog!!  We can help you with this using positive based practical training techniques that work!!

  • Training is done at our facility & then out on field trips to help you practice what you have learned.
  • This program includes seven, 30 minute sessions with two trainers & exposures to different dogs or people.
  • Learn how to help your dog be calm around other dogs while on leash
  • Learn how to change and re-shape your dogs reactive episodes using positive based training techniques
  • We will help you to desensitize and recondition your dog to approaching dogs or people.

Contact us NOW to schedule your FREE Phone Consult!

Our Trainers will evaluate your dog and discuss your training needs at our facility in Marlborough.  This will give us the opportunity for us to evaluate your dog, hear what your training goals are and fit you with the training program that will work best for you and your dog.

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