does the pre-payment cover?
The pre-payment usually
covers the initial consultation and, in some cases,
books or training material as appropriate. The rates
for in-home consultations are published on the
In-Home Consultation web page. If, for
instance, you live in Cary, you have pre-paid for up
to two hours of consultation time. If you only
use one and a half hours of time, you might also
receive a book and a training collar included in the
pre-payment. If you would prefer to have the
trainer return for a second visit, in this case, you
would have another 30 minutes of the trainer's time
pre-paid. Any additional time beyond the
pre-payment will be at the quoted rate.
I need to commit to a certain number of
Every dog is different
and every situation is different. Your Canine
Behavior Counselor will talk to you about whether a
follow-up visit is recommended. Some types of
behavior problems require a stepwise progression and
you might need coaching at each step. Other
problems are quickly resolved with minimal
I tire my dog out before the consultation?
No! It is best
for the Behavior Counselor to see your dog as he
usually is in his normal environment. Please
have your dog restrained on leash, though, and have
treats readily available.