Private Lessons

Communication. Partnership. Love. 

Want to improve communication with your dog?

Take lessons with our trainers in real-life situations! We train in the same environment that you will be dealing with on a daily basis including in-home, trails, downtown, and even in stores and public buildings. Incorporate any of our training services into personalized training sessions for you and your dog. Our goal is to teach you and your dog practical skills that are relevant to your unique lifestyle by building a foundation of trust and communication. We offer both private lessons (1 dog) and semi-private lessons (2 dogs, 2 handlers.)

Lessons are scheduled in a way that works for your lifestyle and can either be purchased individually or as a complete program. All of our services are available via private lesson program (Exception: Aggression. Your training evaluation will determine whether or not private lessons are available as part of an overall behavioral rehabilitation program)


Fill out a request to speak with on of our Partners-In-Life® Trainers!

House & Field Manners – $75/90 minutes (1 on 1) / $100/90 minutes (Semi-Private)

Behavioral Rehabilitation – $90/90 minutes / Not available as Semi-Private

Off-Leash – $100/90 minutes (1 on 1) / Not Available as Semi-Private

Specialty Lessons – $75/90 minutes (1 on 1) / $100/90 minutes (Semi-Private)

Service Dog – $90/90 minutes – Please see our service dog page for more information!

Private Lesson Programs

We offer the following standard private lesson programs that fit many peoples’ needs. Don’t see what you’re looking for? Your In-Home Training Evaluation will customize a plan specifically for you!

On-Leash Complete House & Field Manners

All foundation commands, leash skills, and greeting behaviors in multiple levels of distraction. These are the skills that every dogs needs, and is the foundation for almost all of our advanced programs, including service dogs, specialty training, and is incorporated into all of our behavioral rehabilitation.

7 Lesson Program – $525 Private / $700 Semi-Private

On To Off Leash Reliability - House & Field Manners

The complete Montana-dog package! Includes our complete House & Field Manners PLUS 3 additional lessons utilizing a long-line to prepare your dog for Off-Leash Reliability and finally 3 lessons on 3 consecutive days to transition your dog from on to off leash reliability. This program utilizes a Dogtra E-collar to ensure safety and reliability off-leash.

13 Lesson Program – $1,050 + Cost of Dogtra Remote Training Collar (est. $200)

Basic Training Add-Ons

Private Lessons can be utilized to achieve almost any sort of training goal. Your in-home evaluation will help create a training plan that is custom to your needs, including the total length of lessons and overall cost. Some examples include:

  • Canine Good Citizen titling
  • Trick Dog Training
  • Skijoring
  • Horseback riding
  • Running/Canicross
  • Basic Nosework
  • Door Manners