Initial Consultation

60-90 min in-depth session to learn about you and your dog

  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • 180 US dollars
  • Zoom

Service Description

During an initial consultation, we will discuss your behavior concerns with your dog in depth. This will cover a brief history, behavioral history, lifestyle and preferences of your dog. Together we will identify feasible training goals. You will also receive management and training plans to you can begin working with your dog. What's included: 60-90 min initial consultation via Zoom Comprehensive consultation summary that can be shared with your vet Recommendation for custom training package best suited to your needs Personalized management and foundational training plan with step by step instructions Personalized enrichment plan, if applicable Email/chat support for two weeks after session Free educational resources *Prior to this appointment you will be asked to fill out a comprehensive intake form. For this reason, this appointment should be booked approximately 3 days after you are able to complete the paperwork in order to allow for preparation.


Cancellation Policy

24 hours notice prior to appointment is required for all cancellations and rescheduling or your session is forfeited. You may reschedule up to 2 times otherwise you forfeit the session. We do understand that emergencies occur, and at times an appointment may need to be cancelled or rescheduled. Should an emergency arise, we request that a minimum of 24 hours’ notice be given. In the event that 24 hours’ notice is not given, the following applies: 1. The first cancellation with less than 24 hours’ notice is noted, but not penalized. 2. Future cancellations with less than 24 hours’ notice will be charged accordingly. If your pet has a package of sessions, one session will be marked as used. If your pet is not on a package, you will be charged for the single session that was missed. The only time we will waive this fee is in the event of serious or contagious illness, extreme weather or other unavoidable circumstance. If you are unsure, please contact mallory@engineeringoptimismdogtraining.com for further guidance. As a courtesy, we will email to confirm your service the day prior to your appointment. However, if we are unable to reach you, it is your responsibility to remember your appointment dates and times to avoid late arrivals and missed appointments. Punctuality: In assuring you have an efficient and wonderful training experience with Engineering Optimism Dog Training, L.L.C. please login to your zoom session at or before your scheduled appointment time. Late arrivals will be rescheduled after 15 minutes with a $15 fee and a forfeit of that session. If you no-show an appointment, you will forfeit that session.