Private Training

Private lessons focus on problem behaviors, structure, obedience, and growth, and tackle specific issues in the home that group lessons just can’t cover. These lessons take place in your home or at the location of your choice, wherever your canine pal needs the most training. Additionally, private lessons offer you one on one time with our highly skilled Instructor/Master Trainer Karin Wagemann, where you can ask any and all questions on your time.

Almost any topic can be covered in private lessons. Those wanting to persue Service Dog Training, Detection, Tracking, or Protection training are highly encouraged to contact Nine Realms as this is what we specialize in. Nine Realms does not deal with aggression towards people, fighting pack mates, or severe anxiety. We recomend you contact Method K9 for that.

Private lessons are limited and booked out generally a week or two in advance.


Before any training can begin clients should email (preferred) for a brief consultation. During the brief consultation we will discuss the issues you are having with your dog, what you have done to solve the problem, your goals for training, and a set up a time for training. An in home consultaion/first lesson will be discussed after this initial discussion.

The first private lesson includes an in home consultation and training session.

Lesson Costs

Travel fees at $1.00 per mile round trip applies.

One Lesson:

$99 per hour lesson. Includes an initial consultation of your dog’s behaviors, issues, and needs. Email, text, and phone support, and an email overview of the lesson(s) is also included. First lesson usually lasts 1.5hrs.

Four Lesson Package ($350)


Six Lesson Package ($500)

Includes the consultation lesson which lasts roughly 1.5hrs, email, text, and phone support, a lesson plan, and a detailed email lesson review/plan.

New lesson costs will go into affect November 1, 2021: $110 for one lesson, $200 for two, $300 for three, or $400 for four.

Monthly Training Specials

Monthly training specials offered for Service Dogs and those desiring to train consistently on a particular task, command, sport, tracking, personal protection, detection, etc. for several months. These lessons are discounted as owners commit to training for a minimum of four months.

The program costs $340 a month plus travel costs of $1.00 per mile round trip. Monthly training includes four private lessons, unlimited phone and email support, lesson plans, and videos.

Contact for more information.


Travel costs for all private lessons is $1.00 per mile round trip.

Please note that not all lessons will be exactly an hour in length. Training is based upon goals not time. Some lessons may be shorter if goals are accomplishedearlier. Some lessons may run later. There is a fee for lessons that run later than 15 min (the Trainer’s time is valuable, limited, and tightly scheduled).

Cancelation Policy: All lessons must be cancelled within 24hrs of the scheduled time otherwise clients will be charged in full. NO EXCEPTIONS

Clients are responsible for scheduling all of their purchased lessons with a five-month time period after purchasing lessons. It is not the Trainer’s responsibility to contact the client and schedule lessons. Lessons not used with five months will be forfeit with no refund. The only exceptions are for trainer travel, health issues with dog and or handler.

All lesson sales are final. NO REFUNDS for lessons purchased shall be given.

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