The bulk of our business, the board and train programs are thorough and highly valued. Your dog stays with us and learns the skills he/she needs to be the best dog they can be for you.
Typically I recommend having Jason with System of a Dog come out to your home for an in home session. However, I also offer private one on one sessions after your dog has gone thru one of my programs to help you guys develop as a team and for you to take full advantage of the skills your dog has acquired.
Our day care is a bit different from others. Structured with formal training, exercise and some good ol' free time we develop your dog's skills, challenge their minds and push them to be better.
Join us on our outings for some guided training focusing on manners and management in public.
Getting together to work with our dogs, strengthening the good stuff, improving the developing skills and helping the handlers to be successful with their companions.
*For existing clients only*
Jason Tonkin has dedicated the last 19 years of his life to working with dogs, and studying their behavior. Jason's clients enjoy sessions that combine his skills and knowledge with an open communication. Both the dogs and humans benefit from this and owners are always in the know about their dog's process. Jason enjoys all aspects of training, he specializes in behavior modification and dealing with particularly difficult dogs. He has provided these services for Paw and Hand K9 since the beginning and continues to do so as a partnering business. Please contact him directly to schedule for one of these stellar services.
Private one on one sessions for new and existing clients. He goes over absolutely everything. Initial sessions run 90-120 mins ($75), additional sessions approx. 60 mins ($50). Bring your dog hungry as well as some high value food reward and be ready to absorb information!
These sessions typically last 90-120mins. $85 in the Salem area. Additional fees apply for beyond a 25 mile radius. Make sure your dog is hungry and you have some high-value food reward available. In most cases having your dog dragging a leash before the trainer arrives can be very helpful. Keep a notebook handy to record important notes and exercises.
Give him a call or shoot him a text to find out which class would be best for you. They are typically $100-200 and last 4-6wks long. He covers all stages of training from puppy thru advanced, training for the trainer and even has classes for reactive dogs.
He picks them up from your home and delivers them back to you. They go out on the town and into the mountains exercising and receiving advanced training with a professional. It doesn't get any better than this folks.