Joyful Hound Homeschooling

It’s our specialty! We come to your home and train your dog while you’re away at work, running errands, or otherwise occupied. Then we show you how to maintain your dog’s new skills. You already turn to experts when you want the best results: a lawyer for a contract; a mechanic for auto work; and school teacher for your child’s education. For the best training results for your dog, turn to an expert dog trainer. Turn to Joyful Hound.

Benefits of Joyful Hound Homeschooling:

No need to take your dog anywhere, trainer comes to your home.
No need to curtail your busy schedule, trainer trains your dog while you’re away
No need to become a dog trainer, your dog trained by a certified professional
100% positive training – the same methods used to train whales and dolphins, tigers and bears
Consistent and professional training = superior results in less time

What is the process?

We schedule an initial consult to assess your dog’s issues and your needs
We customize your dog’s training plan to fit your goals
We train your dog (number of sessions per week determined by plan)
At the end of each week we show you how to maintain your dog’s new skills
We provide 1-3 follow-up sessions to answer questions and ensure long-term success

When to choose Joyful Hound Homeschooling:

When you’d like an expert to teach or polish your dog’s manners (sit, down, stay, come, loose-leash walking).
When you’d like your dog to have specialized skills (retrieve a ball, catch a Frisbee, greet guests politely, etc.)
When your dog has behavior issues you’d like to have addressed (barking, counter surfing, etc.)

Joyful Hound Homeschooling Rates

90-Minute Initial Consultation: $105 +HST
Subsequent sessions are priced according to the customized training plan, averages $60/hr.

Questions? Feel free to give us a call at 604.888.5665 or send us an email.


One-on-One Coaching

We come to your home and work with you and your dog, together, showing you how to get the best training results.

When to choose One-on-One Coaching

Some behavior issues like housetraining, furniture/household destruction, uncontrolled barking, stealing food off counters, etc., require more day-to-day owner involvement. We’ll meet with you and your dog and show you exactly what to do, and answer all of your questions.

One-on-One Coaching Rates

90-Minute Initial Consultation: $105 +HST
3 – 1 hour session package is $195 +HST
5 – 1 hour session package is $299 +HST
Additional sessions $60/hr +HST


Not sure which option to choose?

Give us a call at 604-888-5665 or send us an email.
We’ll help you choose the right kind of training!