PRIVATE LESSONS

Enjoy one-on-one instruction in the privacy of your home with one of our skilled instructors. Private lessons are a great way to receive specialized help on potty training, not jumping on people, come when called, and many more obedience fundamentals.

Private Lesson Pricing

Private lessons may be scheduled one at a time, or as packages. As of November 1, 2018, private lesson pricing is as follows:

  • Pay as You Go (Per Lesson) - $95
  • Package of 5 Lessons (10% off - must be used in 3 months) - $427.50
  • Package of 10 Lessons (15% off - must be used in 6 months) - $807.50
  • Package of 20 Lessons (20% off - must be used in 12 months) - $1520

Individual lessons and packages must be prepaid. After you purchase a package, the computer scheduling software will keep track of how many lessons you have used, and the date on which lesson availability expires.

Schedule a Single Private Lesson

Schedule a Package of 5 Private Lessons

Schedule a Package of 10 Private Lessons

Schedule a Package of 20 Private Lessons

How do I schedule a private?

For instructions on how to sign up for a private training you can download our "Schedule a Private Lesson with West Palm Dog" document here or follow the instructions below. If you have any questions please contact us via the form on our contact page. We look forward to training with you and your dog soon!

SCHEDULE A PRIVATE LESSON INSTRUCTIONS

1. Go to this url:
https://palmbeachdogtraining.dogbizpro.com/Public/Registration/PrivateTraining.aspx

2. Select the instructor of your choice. The location may remain preselected as “All.” Select the Service.

3. Click on the orange ‘Show Openings’ button.

4. The color blocks indicate instructor availability for Private Lessons. Select the block of time of your choice.

5. Login to the Dog Biz Pro scheduling software.

6. Select Option:
Private with [instructor name]
Note: The 1:00 indicates that the session lasts one hour, NOT that it begins at 1 pm.

7. Select a Dog:
Your dog’s name should appear here. Please select your dog.

8. Click on the orange ‘Continue’ button.

9. Click on the orange ‘Proceed With Registration’ button.

10. Select the ‘I Agree’ checkbox and click on the orange ‘Agree & Proceed’ button.

11. From the Payment page:
Click the orange ‘Pay Online’ button to pay with any major credit card.
Click the orange ‘Pay with PayPal’ button to pay with PayPal.

Private Lesson Guidelines

For private lesson procedures you can download our "Private Lesson Guidelines" document here or read the guidelines below. If you have any questions please contact us via the form on our contact page.

PRIVATE LESSON GUIDELINES

1. After you register for a private lesson(s), you should receive a confirmation email from West Palm Dog. Please email marti@palmbeachdogtraining.com if you do not receive this email.

2. The email will contain a Basic Intake Form attachment. Please complete the Basic Intake Form prior to the appointment.

3. Please start to feed your dog by hand at least 20 pieces of dog food or small treats daily. Say the word “Yes” just before you give your dog the food or treat.

4. Please do not feed your dog for 4-6 hours prior to the appointment, even if you believe he or she is always hungry.

5. Please supply the trainer with 30-50 small, soft, tasty training treats or pieces of meat or cheese.

6. Please have your dog on leash or securely crated when the trainer enters your home. The trainer does not need to see behaviors like jumping up or barking to help you. If you would like, you may send video prior to the appointment to marti@palmbeachdogtraining.com.

7. Your trainer may have a collar or harness available for you to purchase after your appointment, or in subsequent appointments. You will be invoiced by Marti Hohmann/West Palm Dog LLC via PayPal for this purchase.

8. Please do not give your trainer cash or checks or book subsequent appointments directly with the trainer. Please do not share a personal cell phone number with the trainer.

9. Subsequent appointments with the trainer (or another West Palm Dog trainer) must be made through https://palmbeachdogtraining.dogbizpro.com/Public/Registration/PrivateTraining.aspx. You may also call Marti Hohmann at 561-906-2830 or email marti@palmbeachdogtraining.com to request an appointment. Please call only if you are unable to use the online scheduling system.

10. Please be aware that trainers are available only at designated times of the week. The calendar at https://palmbeachdogtraining.dogbizpro.com/Public/Registration/PrivateTraining.aspx will reflect this availability. Available training time not booked 48 hours prior to the date will not remain open for scheduling. If you would like to book a lesson, please do so at least 48 hours prior to the date of your choice.

11. As of November 1, 2018, private lesson pricing is as follows:

  • Pay as You Go (Per Lesson) $95
  • Package of 5 Lessons – 10% off $427.50 Must be used in 3 months
  • Package of 10 Lessons – 15% off $807.50 Must be used in 6 months
  • Package of 20 Lessons – 20% off $1520 Must be used in 12 months

Individual lessons and packages must be prepaid. After you purchase a package, the computer scheduling software will keep track of how many lessons you have used, and the date on which lesson availability expires.

12. Kindly give 48 hours’ notice if you need to reschedule or cancel. Please contact marti@palmbeachdogtraining.com or call 561-906-2830 (email is best).

13. West Palm Dog does not intervene in cases of dog aggression, thunderstorm phobia, separation anxiety, or other instances of canine behavior issues. We offer this referral if you need help with behavior issues:

Florida Veterinary Behavior Service
www.flvetbehavior.com
561-795-9398

If you have made an appointment hoping for help with these issues, we will offer you a refund within 48 hours of your request in writing to marti@palmbeachdogtraining.com.

14. West Palm Dog trainers do not use electronic (“shock”) collars. If you have made an appointment hoping for help with this type of equipment, we will offer you a refund within 48 hours of your request in writing to marti@palmbeachdogtraining.com.

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