Welcome to Wind River Tails & Trails
Partnership Dog Training & Quality Boarding
We have a special offer for puppies under 6 months old! On Wednesdays and Fridays, we reserve one yard for puppies only! $10 per puppy. Read more HERE!
We are offering a Trick Training class! This is for dogs and handlers who want to gain some advanced knowledge and practical application in learning theory. Watch your dog’s abilities increase, all while having fun and learning some complex tricks! We need 2 more teams to run the class, but have space for 4 more. Call or email if interested! Classes would be held on Saturdays.
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Monte needs a home!
Monte is an athletic, healthy, and people-loving black lab/pit bull mix looking for a new home. Do not let his gray muzzle fool you–he is only 2.5 years old! Monte weighs about 70 lbs., and is current on all shots and micro-chipped. His previous owners will also send him to his new home with an extra-large Kong crate if desired.
Please read this letter carefully before calling.
Read Monte's Adoption Letter
His family is not able to keep Monte, but still believes he would make a wonderful family pet. In order to give him the best chance in a new home, they have sent him to an 8-week intensive board-and-train program at Wind River Tails and Trails (windrivertailsandtrails.com) in Florence, MT.
Wind River is known worldwide for their work in rehabilitating problem bears and training Wildlife Service Dogs. At Wind River, Monte has been trained under the same program as the Karelian Wildlife Service Dogs. He has learned to love his “job” – a full spectrum of Home and Field commands - and has made significant progress with his dog aggression.
Until Monte has a proven track record disengaging with other dogs, he will need to be on leash outside the home. He has been trained to be very predictable on leash so that his behaviors can be managed. Included in Monte’s adoption are eight owner transfer lessons valued at $1,000 for his new owners paid for by his previous family. This is an amazing opportunity to gain both a new companion and dog handling skills.
Monte is a perfect gentleman with all humans, children and babies included! He is gentle, calm, and loves to be petted, brushed, and rubbed. His previous family had a newborn, toddler, and an elderly dog and he was perfect with all three. He is housetrained and sleeps soundly through the night.
Monte is a playful, high-energy dog and would make an enthusiastic companion for someone interested in hiking, biking, and running (he can run for miles!). He enjoys all kinds of play, including fetch, but probably wouldn’t make a good hunting dog. Monte loves to please and is highly trainable.
Monte has finished his board-and-train program and is now eagerly awaiting his forever family so he can be given lots of attention and love. If you are interested in meeting this sweetheart of a dog, please call 406-207-7997, or contact Wind River Tails and Trails at 406-273-4899, to speak with his professional trainer. Thank you!
This is the only facility that you can reserve the equivalent of a private backyard for your dog!
Leave your dog someplace you can trust, and they can enjoy being a dog.
- Individual & group boarding
- Stress-free, natural environment
- Outside of the city
- HUGE, grassy yards
- Nightly “snuggle-downs”
- Break routine of an everyday hike and try something new: “Partnership Training.”
- Improve communication with your dog and better the quality of both your lifestyles.
- We train in real-life situations to teach you and your dog practical skills.
- Based upon our 20 years of proven techniques training our Wind River Bear Institute Karelian Bear Dogs.
- Offering group lessons, private lessons, and board & train!
- Your dog will stay at our facility while we change more than just superficial bad habits,
- Our goal is to create a fundamental understanding for the desired behavior that we want out of the dog.
- Your dog will be around trained staff that provides a consistent environment for the duration of its training
- An effective and extensive training option.
Located Just 12 Minutes South of Missoula
between Lolo and Florence, in the beautiful Bitterroot Valley!