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Whether you're looking for puppy training, mastering polite leash walking, or assistance with more in-depth behaviour issues, we can help!


We know every dog, every family, and every lifestyle is unique. Each Rover and each human has their own abilities and aptitudes. So we listen closely and work with you to create create a personalized custom training plan. We'll help you to define and reach your training goals in the most effective, efficient, and economical way possible for YOU!

It's important to us that you succeed and we genuinely want your Rover to be the best Rover he can be!


Come Over Rover Training - A Personalized Approach


The COR Training Philosophy


Come Over Rover trainer Tara uses a practical approach to behaviour modification and training that centers on helping you build and maintain a healthy relationship with your dog.

Tara believes that confident, calm dogs are not only the happiest dogs, but also the most willing and successful training participants.  Her customized training plans focus heavily on promoting clear communication and building a positive bond between human and dog. Laying these excellent foundations is top priority for living in harmony with your Rover and reaching your training goals.


Rather than treating symptoms, her methods work to address and overcome underlying causes, such as fear, lack of focus, and communication breakdowns. She'll help you motivate your dog into a self-assured and cooperative family member!


The Training Process

  • You will be asked to complete an online, in-depth form that goes over your Rover's history, his day-to-day life, and the training goals you'd like to reach.


  • Your trainer will review your form and contact you with instructions on paying your $40 training deposit and how to set up your Phone Consultation.

  • During your Phone Consultation we'll go over your form together, gather any further necessary information, define your training goals, and set up your Initial Training Session.


  • Your Initial Training Session will be two hours and we generally meet in your home. This session is used to gather real-life information and to begin establishing trust and comfort between your Rover and trainer. The session will include lots of conversation and hand-on instruction.  Your session will be followed up with an email summary of the session, including detailed instructions and next steps.

  • Your trainer will contact you after a short period of time to review your progress, answer any questions you may have, and discuss how you'd like to move forward,

  • Subsequent training sessions may take place in your home, at the daycare, or out in public. They generally last one to two hours. In certain circumstances your trainer may ask that other people and pets from your household attend. Your trainer may also find it beneficial to interact one on one with your dog. Short-term Board & Trains of one night or more may also be suggested, as well as a series of daycare sessions, or others types of exercises, such as a group walks or supervised play dates.

Each training session will wrap up with instructions and a review of your goals and progress.

It's important to us that you feel comfortable, confident and positive about your training experience and we welcome questions and feedback at any time. Your trainer will always be available by email or by a scheduled phone call for questions and support during your training process and up to one month after your last session.

COR Training Rates
Training Phone Consult

​Duration:     45 to 90 minutes

Attendees:   Your Trainer + You

Location:      Via telephone

Cost:             $40 (to be applied in full to your Initial Training Session)


Initial Training Session

​Duration:     120 minutes

Attendees:   Your Trainer + You + Your Dog

          Location:      Your home

Cost:             $160 (less $40 Training Phone Consult Deposit = $120)

Subsequent Private Training Sessions

Duration:     60, 90 or 120 minutes

Attendees:   Your Trainer + Your Dog + You & Household Members as required

Location:      Your home, the daycare or a public space

Cost:             $80 per hour

Short-term Board & Train Sessions

Duration:      24 to 72 hours

Attendees:   Your Trainer + Your Dog

Location:      The daycare + public spaces as required

Cost:             $270 per 24 hours

​Overnight Board & Train stays include a minimum of 8 hours of direct trainer contact per 24 hour period, with short, structured assessment and training sessions throughout the day, plus an in-depth 15 to 30 minute report at pick up.

**Please note we require 24 hours notice cancellation or you will be charged for the full session.**

We service the South Cowichan area.

A travel surcharge may be charged for training conducted outside of our service area. 

Please contact us for details.

***All Taxes Included***

We accept cash, cheque or e-transfer.

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