Dog Boot Camp

Sometimes owners and dogs need a “jump start” in training, or a boost, to help them accelerate to a higher level. Our two week Boot Camp program is useful for those owners who are having difficulty giving their dogs the training time they need, or have behavioral problems that need more intensive attention. Dogs receive individual training with our professional trainers throughout each day and can be scheduled for exercise sessions or playtime to enhance socialization skills. The regimen of training and boarding allows us to provide a very structured environment where situations are carefully established and monitored. This enables us to make the most of your dog’s interactions and experiences.

Our program develops a dog’s ability to learn various behaviors; specific training exercises will vary with the needs of each dog. For dogs who are here to work on specific tasks: aggression, fieldwork, agility etc., trainers will review particular goals with the owners before scheduling.

Boot CampWhile your dog is here they will have their own training journal, updated daily with the progress made or problems encountered during training. At the end of the two week Boot Camp your dog will take home a “report card” that reviews the work they have done. Scheduling a lesson when you pick up your dog is the best way to review and learn from the trainers how to guide your dog through any trouble spots and transition the training from Misty Pines to your home.

Our two week Boot Camp program is a highly effective method of teaching good dog behavior, but in order to retain these good behaviors in the home environment, the owners must be part of the training process. “Dogs are only as good as their masters.”

We require communication with one of our trainers before a dog may begin a two week Boot Camp and strongly recommend that you take advantage of the included Private Lesson when you pick up your dog. The lesson at pick up provides you the opportunity to work with the dog trainers to show you what your dog accomplished during training and how to transition what they’ve learned from Misty Pines to your home. Afterwards you will be able to take your dog through the group dog training classes, or you may schedule private sessions to progress the training that has been started.

Misty Pines classes are user friendly. Classes are on-going and run continuously throughout the year. Participate at your convenience, and pay for each class as you attend or purchase a Class Pass to receive a free class. Once Scruffy is trained, our class structure lends itself well to you and your dog dropping in for a refresher class every now and then. You are always welcome to return to class no matter how long you have been away.

In some situations, trainers may recommend a longer stay to accomplish more challenging and difficult goals with your dog.

  Regular Price
2 weeks Obedience and Manners Boot Camp $1500
2 weeks Bird Dog Boot Camp $1750
2 weeks Behavior Boot Camp $2500


Download and print out our behavioral fact form (Be sure to print “Lansdcape” orientation). Please fill out the form and bring it with you when dropping off your dog for training.