What You Need to Know About Delta K9 Training Policies
With help from Delta K9 Academy, you can give your dog the skills and confidence they need to lead a happy life. You will need to follow all our training policies to help your dog succeed through our pre-structured and custom programs. Thankfully, we make that easy to do by letting you know what to expect in this informative guide and on our application.
Training Can Last Up to Two Months
If your dog qualifies for our comprehensive board-and-train program, they will stay at our facility for up to two full months. We do not allow any visitors during our training program. This helps your dog get acclimated to the new environment faster and fully bond with their trainers.
If you would like to come get your dog before the end of their training program, we will not provide a refund, guarantee, nor follow-up. Our trainers can also terminate the training at any time due if you breach the contract or due to your dog’s actions.
Although we only use positive reinforcement training techniques, we do reserve the right to use any training tools deemed necessary. We also regularly take dogs off the facility grounds to further their training at dog parks, public sidewalks, and other venues.
An Evaluation Determines Eligibility
Not all dogs will excel in our training program. To figure out if your dog is a good candidate, we will put them through a thorough evaluation phase in the first week. If we do not find your dog is suitable for our program, we will refund your money minus a $50 per night boarding fee.
Basic Training Policies
Through every stage of our training program, we aim to keep your dog feeling calm, comfortable, and wholly secure. All of our training policies are centered around that mission and help ensure you get the best results. Here's what you need to know.
Please Disclose Your Dog’s History, Behaviors, and Medical Records
Your dog’s care history, behaviors, and medical records all come into play in deciding which training techniques to use in each course, so please provide a full overview for our review. Also, make sure that your dog has all its vaccinations and has not been exposed to any communicable diseases in the 30 days prior to boarding.
By doing so, we are better able to care for your dog and ensure they have an excellent experience during training. If your dog has any medical problems or injuries during boarding, we will get them prompt care at your expense.
By following all these training policies, we can work together to give your dog the best learning experience. If you are ready to get started, just fill out our dog training application form and we’ll get right back to you.
Additional Protection Training Policies
Our protection training policies work a little bit differently since we want your dog to see you as the primary commander and need more time for course completion. For that reason, you’ll need to be onsite two days each week and can expect training to last up to three months. Beyond that, bring a quality pull harness that fits your dog well.