Positive Dog Training Options

At Dog Star Ranch we offer positive training options for your canine friends. Our obedience training courses cover distractions, pubic manners, agility, distance, duration and more.

We believe in building a powerful and wonderful relationships between humans and their canine companions.

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Temperament Safety Evaluation

This test is done by our trainer and required to do any services at the Ranch.  This evaluation determines their social skills, preferred play type, and if necessary, recommend training to adapt to park life.  Safety is our number one concern; therefore testing and training are a fundamental part of Dog Star Ranch.

Price: $15.00


Training Plan

This 30 minute session works on immediate issues and sets up a course of dog training techniques to get you and your dog working.  This evaluation is the first step and the best tool to help us point you towards your best options to reach your goals.

Price: $30.00


Group Classes:

  • Risin’ Star Basic 1 Obedience ($135.00) is a 6 week course and includes a DSR treat training bag and starter goodies.
  • Risin’ Star Basic 2 Obedience ($125.00) is a 6 week course that adds distractions, distance, and duration to basic manners.
  • Risin’ Star Basic 3 Obedience ($150.00) is a 6 week course that goes out in the community to work on all your basic manners in public locations.  To participate in the course, every dog must be trainer approved and held seasonally.
  • Chillity (a.k.a. Chilly Agility) is fun (“chill”) agility that is a 6 week course held in the summer months for $125.00.

** Specialty classes are held periodically.  Check back at the Wag-On-Inn for an updated schedule.  Sirius Star Park Members receive 10% off all of our training options.

** Monthly calendars are available at the front desk or via email (info@dogstarranch.com) for a complete schedule of classes and special events or programs.


Individual Training Options:

One-on-One Dog Training with the trainer and you at the Ranch!

  • $30.00 for 30 minutes
  • $50.00 per hour
  • $264.00 for a package of 6 hour sessions

One-on-One Training with the trainer and you at your home!

  • $45.00 for 30 minutes **
  • $75.00 per hour **

** Plus transportation cost for the trainer to get to home

Pack Walk is an hour leashed walk in the parks with the DSR trainer.  It’s a great option to work on leash manners with other dogs!  These are held monthly (weather permitting); only held in non-snowy months ($20.00 per dog; one dog per human).

Structured Daycare is a program that works with doggie daycare or overnight boarding.  It provides a structured training program that is customized to owner’s needs and ultimate goals for their dog (ie. basic manners to socialization).  Pricing for structured daycare varies depending on the amount of time you want your dog to work with the trainer.  Please call (231)766-0444 or stop out for more information.

*** Sirius Star Park Members receive 10% off all training options we have available!