First Days Program
For puppies 8 - 10 weeks - 1 one hour private session $50.00
We teach you all the things you need to begin teaching your puppy. These things will ensure a confident, happy pup!
Your puppy doesn't need to attend this session.
Puppy Introduction to Life
For puppies starting at 8 weeks - 3 private one-hour sessions
Obviously your dog will need more than puppy training. Our Beginner Obedience is just the ticket!
6 private sessions
Our Mid-Michigan location offers private training. We also offer classes for AKC Canine Good Citizen and Trick Dog training at our new training center in Lansing, Michigan. We also have a Board & Train Program unlike the others!
Our services are the result of over 45 years of dog training experience. We use the most current, effective, and humane ways to train your dog.
We are not a franchise! We are a family business that has been in operation for over 60 years.
Joyful Dogs of Michigan accepts cash, checks, Venmo, Google Pay, and Cash app.
Need someone to board your dog? Ask about the Dog Nanny!
Don't leave your beloved dog in a cold, impersonal kennel when you go away! Our experienced Dog Nanny will treat your dog like her own!
Call for information - (517) 303-8580
Take your dog to the next level with our Advanced Obedience course! Basic Obedience is a prerequisite for this course. 6 Private sessions Building on our Beginner Obedience course your dog will become the dog everyone compliments! You'll feel confident taking your dog on excursions you can only dream of now!
Board & Train Program
Our Board & Train Program is designed to give your dog the most effective, enjoyable training experience in an intensive 2-week camp.
Unlike the other board and trains, your dog will not live in a kennel facility. He will live in our home, with us and be treated as a member of our family!</br>
<br><h5>Choose from Basic Obedience, Advanced Obedience or Trick Dog training.</br></h5>
When training is complete your will be given a private session so that you know exactly how to handle your dog. We also provide a handbook for reference. And, as with all our training, we are always available to give advice and assistance!</h6>
AKC STAR Puppy
<p>Your puppy can be well on his way to becoming a Canine Good Citizen with the STAR Puppy program. 6 one-hour sessions $120 (This course has a minimum 6 puppy enrollment)</pThis 6 week course focuses on:
<p>There are 20 steps for success required to pass the STAR Puppy test and they are the normal things we all want our puppies to be able to do. The program is fun for puppies and owners and teaches the puppies valuable skills for life.</P>
Some examples of the test items are:
AKC Canine Good Citizen
AKC Trick Dog Training
Show off your dog's performing skills and your training abilities! Train your dog to earn an AKC Trick Dog title or go for the gold and get all 4! Number of sessions & price depends on which level your dog is taking.
AKC Virtual Home Manners Title
Have you started some early training at home? Whether your have a new puppy or a new adult dog, your dog can earn the AKC Virtual Home Manners title.It doesn't matter if your dog is purebred or a mixed breed. This AKC title, like the others, is available for any dog to earn!
And you can have your dog earn this title from the comfort of your own home! Testing is done virtually! You take video of your pup doing the required things and send it to us. We evaluate the videos and then send you the paperwork to get the AKC Virtual Home Manners title!
The cost of this testing is only $45!
Get your dog's AKC Virtual Home Manners title today!
Therapy Dog Education & Evaluation
Phone Consultations are available by appointment
Some issues can be resolved with a simple phone consultation. We can determine if you can solve this problem with our advice or if you need more in-depth assistance at our facility.
Phone consultations are only $75.00 an hour! You can pay by Venmo or Cash App for this service.
Contact us for your private consultation today!
Private, in-home consultations are available by appointment only
We will come to your home to evaluate your dog for the issues with which you're concerned.
$250 an hour.
Contact us for your private, in-home consultation today!
Joyful Dogs of Michigan/Joyful Dogs Indiana will purchase, at client's expense, the needed equipment or instruct the client as to what equipment to purchase. Client agrees to purchase whatever equipment Joyful Dogs of Michigan requests.