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Ahead of the Pack Program


Starting at $2,900.00

Length of Stay

3 Weeks

Payment Plans

We are happy to now offer our clients the ability to pay through custom payment plans. Please contact us for more information.

5% discount available for cash payments.

**Invoice must be paid in full at drop off to receive discount**

Does your dog have a solid foundation? Have they mastered their basic commands like sit-stay, place, and recall? Then our Ahead of the Pack Program is the one for your pup!

This package continues to build your dogs confidence and skills by adding a new level of difficulty. Your dog will experience new environments, to help reinforce their recall and listening skills, as well as their leash manners.

This is a 3 week Board & Train program. For additional details please see the chart below.

Please note:

In order for your dog to attend the Ahead of the Pack Program they must first be able to do all of the items listed on The FUNdamentals Program list consistently.

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What is included?

  • Sit-Stay

  • Down-Stay

  • Off Leash Recall

  • Duration Place

  • Heel (On Leash)

  • Public Manners

  • Leash Manners

  • Custom Program

Additional Information

Training Reassurance

3 free (two on site and one off site) sessions will be available to clients within 30 days after training is complete as laid out in the Board & Train contract.


All of the following must be completed prior to attending any Board & Train program with Top Paw K9 Academy:

  • Dog must have proof of at ALL 3 rounds of Parvo vaccines 

  • Dog must have proof of flea & tick prevention within 30 days of attending the program

  • All attendees are required to provide a health clearance performed by an accredited veterinarian within 30 days of attending the program

  • A form must be filled out to determine your dogs specific needs prior to them being accepted into the program

Additional Fees

In the event your dog is known or found to have Leash Reactivity there will be an automatic additional $600.00 fee (per dog) added onto the cost of the Board & Train program.

In the event your dog(s) is known or found to have behavior issues that were not previously disclosed prior to drop off, you may be asked to collect your dog(s) within 24 hours AND an automatic additional $900.00 fee (per dog) will be added onto the cost of your selected program. 

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