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Rae-Zor Grooming Boarding Daycare is now offering dog training programs!  Our licensed trainers provide a science based, force free environment to learn and grow with your dog.  We are always learning new techniques, sports, and activites to incorporate to our training practices.

Dog training provides a variety of skills, including:

  • Building good communication skills between you and your dog using markers, cues, and rewards.
  • Social experiences with new people and dogs
  • Fun activites and team work
  • Guidance for behavior problems
  • Reaching goals in Canine Good Citizens and Therapy Work

Meet The Trainers


Jennifer L. Keiser Perry, CDPT-KA

Jennifer is a certified professional dog trainer through the Certification Council for Professional Dog Trainers (CCPDT). The CCPDT is the leader in developing rigorous exams to demonstrate mastery of humane, science-based dog training practices.  Also, Jennifer has Certificate of Completion of the Dog Training Comprehensive from Karen Pryor Academy and NAVC Pet Nutritional Coach Certification.  Jennifer is a recognized AKC Canine Good Citizen Evaluator.

The majority of time, you can find Jennifer in the grooming shop along side of Rae Marks with a doodle on the table.  When she is away from her table, Jennifer is working with her own dogs, Cricket (bloodhound), Elmer and Shortcake (basset hounds), and Eleanor Little (yorkie) or caring for her hobby farm.  Learned training techniques are often practiced on the pigs, chickens, and guinea pigs.           

Elmer is a Canine Good Citizen and Bright and Beautiful Therapy Dog.  Elmer is a Rally/Obedience participant working on a title and holds a Novice Standard Title for Treibball as the first basset houn in National Association of Treibball Enthuiasts (NATE) history.


Megan Hall Laughlin, ABCDT

Meet our newest dog trainer, Megan! Megan received her training credentials through The Animal Behavior College.  While receiving her dog training license, Megan completed other certifications including:  Pet CPR, Training Shelter Dogs, Pet Nutrition and Diet, and Pet Massage.  Megan is a recognized AKC Canine Good Citizen Evaluator.

When Megan is not helping others acheive their training goals, she and her husband, Brandyn are training and competing with their two fur babies, Magnolia (GSP) and Rosie (Aussie).  Magnolia and Rosie hold titles in Canine Good Citizens, Trick Dog, Home Manners, Fast Cat, and Coursing.  Talk about TEAMWORK!!!!

Magnolia is the #1 Ranked GSP in the AKC 2023 Fastcat Season!


Dog Training

$63 Assessment Fee- Per Dog Prior To Training

Evaluations are by appointment only on Monday - Thursday.  Evaluations provide introductions to the trainer and environment as well as get a feel for our base in starting a program.

Day Training Session $125/ Per Session

Day training includes daycare with a 1-hour training session. A 1-hour training session will have fun mini-lessons, including focus and skill. In addition, there will be a parent meeting at the end of each session to review what they learned and your pet's progress. Parents should allow 20 minutes for this meeting. Sessions are scheduled by appointment on Monday - Thursday.

6-Day Training Session Package $692

Need a more extensive training plan? The training session package gives you the same session plan at a discount. Two sessions maximum per week, plus a break in between days. Ex Monday/Wednesday, Tuesday/Thursday, or Monday/Thursday. Parent meetings will be at the end of each session day. At the end of your package, you will receive one follow-up private lesson on us. Sessions are scheduled by appointment on Monday - Thursday.

One-on-One Private Training Session $50/ Per Session

30-minute-long private training session by appointment only on Monday - Thursday.

One-on-One Private Training Session $100/ Per Session

60-minute-long private training session by appointment only on Monday - Thursday.

Prices are subject to change at the discretion of RAE-ZOR GBD. 

In addition to ensuring your pet's health during their stay with us, we require all guests to be current on the following vaccinations at least 1 week prior to starting training:

  • Distemper/Parvo (DHPP)
  • Bordetella/Kennel Cough (boostered every 6 months)
  • Rabies
  • Fecal Examination (negative required yearly)
  • Heartworm Test/Prevention (if these are not up-to-date, a fecal exam must be 6 months)
  • Canine Influenza Vaccine

Is your pup ready to start training? Send in the Training Contract, Client Registration, Daycare Contract (only if they are doing Day Training), and a copy of your most recent vaccines.

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