Do Better Dog Training Services

Fear Free Dog Board & Training Services

Do Better Dog Training offers board and train for dogs of all ages and skill levels, uniquely tailored to your dogs needs. All training is administered at our St. Charles location with certified Fear Free Trainers and techniques.

  • LIMA Approach

    At Do Better Training, we adhere to the Least Intrusive, Minimally Aversive (LIMA) approach in animal training and behavior modification plans. We prioritize methods that are gentle, respectful, and considerate of your pet's well-being.

  • Empowering Approach

    Our training philosophy is centered around empowerment for both you and your pet. We aim to equip you with the knowledge and skills to build a strong, positive bond and create a harmonious life together.

  • Punishment-Free Philosophy

    We unequivocally reject the use of punishment in our training methods. Instead, we focus on positive, effective, and humane strategies that foster a trusting and positive relationship between you and your animal.

  • Science-Based Techniques

    Do Better trainers use only the latest, most effective peer reviewed training techniques.

Puppy Primer - Board and Train

Intended for puppies between the ages of 8 weeks to 6 months of age

  • 14 Days of Training
  • 60 Minute Initial Consultation
  • 60 Minute Follow-up Lesson
  • Actionable Training Plans
  • Daily Progress Reports
  • Video Recorded Sessions

Board and Train Includes:

60+ Minutes of daily training broken into 10-30 minute segments throughout the day. Daily enrichment and playtime provided with people and appropriate dogs for socialization as well as off site adventures when appropriate to reinforce training concepts in the real world.

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Fido Finishing School - Board and Train

Intended for Adult dogs 1 year and up with no noted behavioral issues

  • 14 or 21 Days of Training
  • 60 Minute Initial Consultation
  • 60 Minute Follow-up Lesson
  • Actionable Training Plans
  • Daily Progress Reports
  • Video Recorded Sessions

Board and Train Includes:

60+ Minutes of daily training broken into 10-30 minute segments throughout the day. Daily enrichment and playtime provided with people and appropriate dogs for socialization as well as off site adventures when appropriate to reinforce training concepts in the real world.

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Teenage Tails - Board and Train

Intended for juveniles 6  months to  12  months without recognized behavioral challenges

  • 14, 21 or 28 Day Packages
  • 60 Minute Initial Consultation
  • 60 Minute Follow-up Lesson
  • Actionable Training Plans
  • Daily Progress Reports
  • Video Recorded Sessions

Board and Train Includes:

60-minute initial consultation, 14 days of board and train, 1 60-minute follow up lesson, actionable training plan,daily progress reports, video of training sessions

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Behavior Boost Boarding School - Board and Train

Intended for dogs of all ages facing obedience challenges, anxiety, aggression or any behavioral hurdles, our program is meticulously crafted to ensure comprehensive support and lasting results

  • 14, 21 or 28 Day Packages
  • 60 Minute Initial Consultation
  • 60 Minute Follow-up Lesson
  • Actionable Training Plans
  • Daily Progress Reports
  • Video Recorded Sessions

Board and Train Includes:

60+ Minutes of daily training broken into 10-30 minute segments throughout the day. Daily enrichment and playtime provided with people and appropriate dogs for socialization as well as off site adventures when appropriate to reinforce training concepts in the real world.

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Training TidBits

Open to all dogs of all ages.

  • Flexible length based on the dog's boarding duration (e.g., weekends, 5-day trips)
  • 30 Minute Initial Consultation
  • Actionable Training Plans
  • Daily Progress Reports
  • Video Recorded Sessions

Board and Train Includes:

Whether your dog is staying with us for a long weekend getaway or a 5-day trip, Training Tidbits offers a taste of the transformative experience we provide at Do Better Training. Our experienced trainers will work closely with your dog to establish positive behaviors, reinforce existing training, and provide enrichment activities to keep them happy and fulfilled during their boarding experience. While Training Tidbits won't resolve behavioral issues in a short time frame, it serves as a valuable first step on your dog's training journey.

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Choose Do Better Training for a transformative experience that prioritizes positive reinforcement, continual learning, and the well-being of your beloved companion.