Flip Calkoen | Auckland Dog Trainer and Behaviour Specialist

Flip Calkoen | Auckland Dog Trainer and Behaviour Specialist

Dog trainer Flip Calkoen

"I love seeing families go through a wonderful transformation process with their dogs."

"I love seeing families go through a wonderful transformation process with their dogs."

Dog trainer Flip Calkoen

ACCELERATED

Training Program

The Accelerated Program is the most intensive and popular program, specifically designed for owners who want the best for their dogs and to get the best out of their dogs. 

Over 24 training sessions in a 12 week period Flip will train your dog from your home, in your neighbourhood, to ensure a strong understanding of the Foundation Commands. Flip will focus on modifying unwanted behaviours and teach you how to provide leadership to your dog through positive reinforcement. 

Over the first 16 sessions Flip will work intensely one-on-one with your dog twice per week to accelerate changes in behaviours and maximise learnings. Flip will focus on ensuring your dog masters the Foundation Commands. 

In the final 8 sessions Flip will work with you and your dog to transfer knowledge and ensure your dog completes the Foundation Commands reliably under your leadership on lead.

DURATION: 24 45-minute sessions with Flip over 12 weeks

COST: $7,000 payable in two equal instalments 

($3,500 payable upon booking, and the final $3,500 payable midway through your training program).

Receive a $300 discount when the training program is paid for in full upon booking. 

 For more information see our Terms and Conditions

LEADERSHIP

Training Program

The Leadership Training Program is specifically designed for dogs who haven’t fully mastered the Foundation Commands or have some undesirable behaviours. 

Flip will provide once weekly training sessions to train you and your dog. Improving your dog’s behaviours and creating lasting results. 

The first 6 sessions will be Flip training your dog, the last 6 with you and your dog. 

DURATION: 12 45-minute sessions with Flip over 12 weeks

COST: $4,000 payable in two equal instalments

($2,000 payable upon booking, $2,000 payable midway through your training program)

Receive a $150 discount when the training program is paid for in full upon booking. 

For more information see our Terms and Conditions

STARTER

Training Program

The Starter Program has been designed to serve as an introductory program to training with Flip. The program will give you a basic understanding around how your dog behaves and why your dog behaves in that way.

Flip will demonstrate his techniques based on his 40-year career as a professional dog trainer and will teach you many of these techniques. The Starter Program can be used to progress to further training and is most suited to dogs that have transitioned out of the puppy stage.

During the 6 training sessions, Flip will work with your dog personally and also work with you and your dog in order to maximise learnings for you both.

DURATION: 6 one-hour sessions with Flip over 3 weeks

COST: $1,800 payable upon booking

PRE-TRAINING PROGRAM

Program for Puppies and Young Dogs

Flip’s Pre -Training Program is a great introductory program to start shaping and training your dog’s behaviours. Flip will personally work with you and your puppy/young dog in your home, for six sessions (two sessions per week for three weeks). This program is ideal for puppies that haven’t completed their vaccinations.

Every dog is unique in their personality and temperament. Flip will tailor the program to best suit you and your dog. Flip will demonstrate and teach techniques best suited for your dog based on his 40-year career as a professional dog trainer.

Flip will also help you with any challenges you are having and answer any questions regarding your dog’s care and training.

At the conclusion of the Pre-Training Program, you and your dog will have the foundational knowledge to progress to Flip’s Training Programs. 

DURATION: 6 45-minute sessions with Flip over 3 weeks

COST: $2,100 payable in full upon booking 

For more information see our Terms and Conditions

Terms & Conditions

By making a booking, you acknowledge that you have read, understood and fully accept Flip's NZ Ltd (Flip's) Terms and Conditions as detailed below:

DISCLOSURE & LIABILITY

You are the legal owner of your dog. Your dog’s vaccinations are up to date and your dog is properly licensed.

You have disclosed any significant behavioural issues, medical conditions and allergies of your dog to Flip’s.

If any accident, injury or medical problems develop while your dog is in the care of Flip’s, you authorise Flip’s to do whatever they deem necessary for the wellbeing of your dog. You agree to assume full responsibility for any and all costs incurred.

You understand that there are risks involved in training your dog and you accept that Flip’s is not liable for any injuries, illnesses or damages (of any kind) to your dog or any third party (human or animal) resulting while your dog is in Flip’s care unless caused by our negligence.

SERVICES & FEES

Home Consultations

For Consultations, the Fee is payable on booking to confirm the appointment.

For Training Programs, fees are payable in advance (see below).

Accelerated Training Program

The Program is payable in two equal instalments. $3,500 payable upon booking, and the final $3,500 payable two weeks prior to your first training session.

Late payment may result in the postponement of your Program date. 

Leadership Training Program

The Program is payable in two equal instalments. $2,000 payable upon booking, $2,000 payable two weeks prior to your first training session.

Late payment may result in the postponement of your Program date. 

CANCELLATION POLICY

Program Cancellation Policy

For cancellations up to two weeks prior to training commencing a full refund less $350 admin fee will be given.

Cancellations within two weeks of training commencing will receive no refund.

Home Consultations

For Home Consultations, a minimum of 48-hours notice is required to reschedule. Less than 48-hours notice, the Home Consultation will be charged as completed.

For Programs and Training Sessions, a minimum of 48-hours notice is required to reschedule any session. With less than 48-hours notice, the session with be considered completed. 

If you are not available for any session Flip will still train your dog to keep up training momentum. 

Rescheduled Home Consultations and Training Sessions must take place within three months of the original booking or will be deemed completed. 

You agree that in providing the training to your dog, Flip’s is not liable for any loss or damage suffered to any property unless this is caused by our negligence.

Pre-Training Program

The Program cost of $2,100 is payable in full upon booking.

Late payment may result in the postponement of your Program date.