Rates

REMOTE CONSULTATION
You might be thinking, “can I really get the help I need without having a trainer to my home?” The answer is yes! Modern technology makes getting the help you need faster, more efficient, and less stressful for your dog!

TECHNOLOGY We meet by Zoom, a remote video chat service that does not require you to create an account. All you need is a computer with webcam and microphone.

Puppies under 18 weeks of age. Training will consist of six (6) private sessons. First session 1.5 hrs. Lessons 2 through 6 are 55 minutes. Emphasis placed on laying a solid foundation, good manners, safety, basic vocabulary and the prevention of common problems.

$100/hr x 6.5 = $650
10% DISCOUNT FOR PACKAGE
$650 – 10% = $585
plus *driving fees

Adult Manners

Dogs 18 weeks to any age. Training will consist of six (6) private lessons. First session is 1.5 hrs. Sessons 2 through 6 are 55 minutes. Emphasis placed on laying a good foundation, changing bad habits, dealing with common problems, good manners, safety, and basic vocabulary.

$100/hr x 6.5 = $650
10% DISCOUNT FOR PACKAGE
$650 – 10% = $585
plus *driving fees

Beyond Manners

This course is the “Next Step”. It is for graduates of Puppy or Adult Manners. For the dog who understands their basics but may be inconsistent, unreliable, or “selectively deaf”.

$100/hr x 4 = $400
10% DISCOUNT FOR PACKAGE
$400 – 10% = $360
plus *driving fees

Adoption Discount: Animal Welfare Organizations 10% DISCOUNT on all course packages.

Additional dogs: $210/dog for 6 wk courses ($35 per session)

All Remote Consultations and Courses: Same cost and discounts apply. No driving fees 🙂

* Driving Fees: 30 min. or less = $12 per round trip 30 to 45 minutes  = $17 per round trip

Animal Manners accepts Personal Check, Cash Payment and Venmo @karenbetournay

Private Consultations Package Options

Owners will be counseled regarding specific behavior issues (including Aggression). Diagnosis of situation, development of solutions, and implementation of a program to resolve, improve and/or manage the behavior(s).

Package Option #1: 3 Sessions.

First session 2 hrs. (or 2 Sessions)
Third session approximately 1 hour.

$110/hr x 3 = $330 plus *driving fees

Package Option #2: 5 Sessons.

First session 2 hrs.(or 2 Sessions)
Session 3 through 5 approximately 1 hour.
10% DISCOUNT FOR PACKAGE
$110/hr x 5 = $550 – 10% = $495 plus *driving fees

Separation Anxiety Consultations Package

4 Week Package:
Initial Consultation = 90 minutes  = *$150

Weeks 1- 4: 2 hrs per week at $100/hr
Training Plan Development, Weekly Support, and Review:

The Bulk of these sessions will be using Face-time or other video conferencing applications.

Weeks 1- 4: 2 hrs per week at $100/hr = $800

Weeks 5-8: 1 hour per week at $100/hr = $400

 

Parent Education Services: 3hr minimum. Typically this will be a 2hr. session with a follow-up 1 hr. session.

$100/hr x 3 = $300 plus *driving fees

Clears up myths, emphasizes realistic expectations and sets families, with dogs, up for success BEFORE babies arrive.

Supports families with babies and TODDLER-AGE children to increase safety and harmony at home by offering positive, practical, and fun solutions to challenges that often arise in families, with dogs, during your child’s early development years.

* Driving Fees: 30 min. or less = $12 per round trip 30 to 45 minutes  = $17 per round trips.

Terms and Conditions:

  • No refunds or cancellations of signed contract
  • Cancellation Policy: 48 hrs before scheduled lesson. If less than 48 hours but more than 24 hours there will be a $55 fee. Less than 24 hours will be subject to full compensation of hourly fee equal to $110.
  • If owner pays in installments, owner is responsible for payment of all monies due as stated on this contract, whether or not they choose to complete all lessons.

Liability release:
Owner agrees that Animal Manners, Inc. and Karen Gordon Betournay will not be liable for any damage or loss resulting from the failure of the dog to respond to any commands taught to the dog by Animal Manners, Inc. or resulting from counseling and advice supplied to owners of the dog.  Dog’s behavior, now and in the future, is solely the responsibility of the owners of the dog.  Should any behavior on the dog’s part, now or in the future, result in damage to the property, owners, or person of some third party, owner agrees to assume full liability to such third party for any and all such damage, and to absolve Animal Manners, Inc. and Karen Gordon Betournay from any, and all, obligations to pay such damage to the third party.  All dogs are trained or otherwise handled or cared for by Animal Manners, Inc. and Karen Gordon Betournay without any liability whatsoever to Animal Manners, Inc. and Karen Gordon Betournay for loss or damage from disease, death, running away, theft, fire, injury to persons, other dogs, or property by said dog, or other unavoidable causes.  In the event of in-home training provided by Animal Manners, Inc. owners agree to absolve Animal Manners, Inc. and Karen Gordon Betournay from any liability whatsoever for loss or damage to property.