Fear and Force Free Doggy DayCare Serving South Portland and Surrounding Areas

Dog Training – 100% Fear & Force Free

We are invested in making training for you and your pup as fun and enjoyable as possible, because that’s how we all learn best.

Our trainers are always learning new tools and techniques, and all are working towards additional fear and force free education to make learning as easy and fun as possible for your pup.

We offer the following fear and force free training options:

Our Training Options:

Happy Dog / Happy Hooman School

Let us teach your pup manners.

Private Training Sessions: our trainers help build your relationship with your dog in personalized, one-on-one private training sessions.

  • Single Private Session $95
  • Single Private Session At Your Home $140

The Bark Yard is 100% fear and force free.

This means that our entire team has been trained in positive dog care and handling.

Day Training Program

Combines daycare and training with daily basic obedience training done by our camp counselors and trainers.

Dogs arrive at camp by 9 am and leave anytime after 4 pm.

  • 4 days a week over 3 weeks $2000
  • 3 days a week over 4 weeks $2250

Sleep Away Training Camp
(Board and Train)

Combines boarding, daycare, and training for basic obedience needs.

(a fear and force-free board and train option)

Our experts shape the behavior you want to see from your dog, while also supporting you in understanding how to re-create the results once your dog goes home.

This individualized program meets your dog and you where you both are and personalizes a fear and force free training camp for your dog that shapes and reinforces the behaviors you want in your home…

And then works with you to create an effective transition from camp to home…working with you to support your dog in practicing sustainable good manners and easy obedience.

During this 2-week program your dog will enjoy daily training sessions, enrichment and mental stimulation, social time with other dogs if applicable, and daily walks and play periods. 
  • 2 Week Program $2500

We treat each doggy friend like they’re our own pup.

We'd love to welcome your pup into our daycare family. Apply today!