Private In-Home Training and Consultations
McLaughlin, CPDT-KA, CDBC, owner and trainer of GoodDog! Training LLC, offers pre-puppy consultations, private in-home dog
training lessons, and behavior consultations for puppies and dogs of all ages in the Charlottesville, Virginia, area.
Whether you want to get a good head-start with puppy training, learn how to teach your dog how to be the best family pet possible, or resolve problem behaviors . . . it is important
to learn how to effectively train and communicate with your dog in order to build a healthy, loving relationship together.
lessons and consultations in your home are the most conducive environment for you and your dog to learn, with the least amount
of distractions and stress. It is also where you spend most of your time interacting with your dog. Additionally, all of your
questions can be answered, and a customized training program can be developed to meet your needs for you and your dog.
behavioral problems can be resolved with behavior modification, reward-based training, exercise, and appropriate management.
Tara uses contemporary behavioral solutions for your dog that are recommended by the most highly regarded canine
behaviorists in the country.
How It Works
Sessions and Consultations are designed to teach you how to teach your dog to get the behaviors
•After you fill out a brief intake form, I will send you a questionnaire to fill out and return to me prior to our appointment.
This will give me information to prepare for our session.
•At the first appointment we'll discuss training and behavioral needs for your dog and your lifestyle.
I will develop a training plan specifically designed for you and your dog.
•Training, behavior modification, and management recommendations will be agreed
upon. I will show you how to work with your dog to get the desired behaviors and we will practice it together so
that you will be able to successfully put it into effect.
•You will receive a GoodDog! Training LLC booklet with training directions and behavior
articles for your specific needs.
•If you have questions, need advice, or want suggestions, you can
contact me by email or phone for support prior to our follow-up.
•If necessary we will follow-up by email or phone after a week to discuss progress, future recommendations,
and to schedule follow-up appointments if needed.
Fees for Private
In-Home Training and Behavior Consultations
hour appointment: $175
for multiple dog households
Follow-up 1 hour appointment:
fee for multiple dog
• 4 one-hour lessons
After the initial 1½ hour appointment, owners
may purchase follow-up lessons in discounted packages of 4 one-hour lessons.
discounted price is in consideration of a one-time payment at the first lesson.
• The 4 one-hour
lessons are to be completed within 8 weeks.