AKA Pets - Service Comparison Chart

Features

Feature Price Description
Private Training Package $200
Includes a full 90+ minute evaluation, assessment and program creation as well as the first follow-up session to implement the new training strategy within the following 2 weeks
Perfect Puppy Group Class $125 / Month Our monthly puppy program now includes includes 2 daycare days, 20% off of a 10 day daycare pass, 4 puppy classes each month and 2 admissions to any seminar within that month... all designed to help you raise the perfect dog.
Adolescent Shaping Group Class $150 Includes 2 daycare days, 20% off of a 10 day daycare pass, 5 weeks of dog training and 2 admissions to our next behaviour seminar
Obedience Fundamentals Group Class $175 Includes 2 daycare days, 20% off of a 10 day daycare pass and 7 full weeks of formal dog training in a small group atmosphere

Promotions

Promotion Standard Price Discounted Price General Description
Perfect Puppy Group Class or Adolescent Shaping Group Class With a Full Private Discussion Session added on $175 $100
(Saves 43%)
A 90 minute private coaching session which is added onto either the Perfect Puppy Group or the Adolescent Shaping Group classes (price does not include the price of the class itself)
Private Coaching Promotion $325 $250
(Saves 23%)
Includes a 90 minute initial private consultation plus 2 additional private coaching sessions within the following 3 weeks

Discounts

Discount Description
First Time Daycare Discount Local residents receive a $10 discount off of the first daycare visit to the dog centre
Additional Dog Discount Additional dogs from the same family on the same visit receive $5 off of a full day of daycare or boarding and 10% off of any other service or fee over $15. Already discounted services are not included. Contact us for more details.
Extended Stay Stays of 8+ evenings receive a 10% discount (does not apply to already discounted services)

Daycare and Boarding Services

Service Length Description
Daycare
Partial Day - Open Group 1 Day Morning care (7am-12pm) or afternoon care (2pm-6pm) for socialization and exercise. For dogs who are able to go into open groups of play with 10 other dogs and limited supervision
Full Day - Open Group 1 Day Supervised day of dog care, play and socialization. For dogs who are able to go into open groups of play with 10 other dogs and limited supervision.
Closed Group 1 Day A daily add-on rate for dogs who are not able to go into open play packs of 10 dogs without supervision. This also applies automatically to any dog over 1 year of age who is not neutered/spayed.
 
10 Pack - Partial Days (Open Groups) 10 Partial Days 10 partial days with a 10% discount valid for 3 months. Closed group charges may apply to any doog who meets the closed group criteria.
20 Pack - Partial Days (Open Groups) 20 Partial Days 20 partial days with a 18% discount valid for 3 months. Closed group charges may apply to any doog who meets the closed group criteria.
30 Pack - Partial Days (Open Groups) 30 Partial Days 30 partial days with a 25% discount valid for 4 months. Closed group charges may apply to any doog who meets the closed group criteria.
10 Pack - Full Days (Open Groups) 10 Full Days 10 full days with a 10% discount valid for 3 months. Closed group charges may apply to any doog who meets the closed group criteria.
20 Pack - Full Days (Open Groups) 20 Full Days 20 full days with a 18% discount valid for 3 months. Closed group charges may apply to any doog who meets the closed group criteria.
30 Pack - Full Days (Open Groups) 30 Full Days 30 full days with a 25% discount valid for 4 months. Closed group charges may apply to any doog who meets the closed group criteria.
Boarding
Overnight Boarding - Open Group 1 Evening Includes full daycare days and overnight boarding in a safe, clean and supervised care facility (pickup before noon). For dogs who are able to go into open groups of play with 10 other dogs and limited supervision
Closed Group 1 Evening A evening add-on rate for dogs who are not able to go into open play packs of 10 dogs without supervision. This also applies automatically to any dog over 1 year of age who is not neutered/spayed.
 
Late Pickup 1 Day Boarding pickups after 12pm noon.
Extended Stay 8+ Evenings Stays of 8+ evenings receive a 10% discount (does not apply to already discounted services)
Room Service
Hand feeding 15 mins Hand feeding has been proven to be an effective way to train and rehabilitate all aspects of a dog's life. We are happy to offer it on request. Click here for external information resource.
Frozen Kong - Peanut Butter Per Delivery A Kong toy stuffed with a peanut butter mixture and frozen to make it a long lasting snack. Click here for external information resource.
Nyla Bone Per Delivery A Nyla Bone smeared with peanut butter for a tasting longer lasting treat
Dental Chew - small Per Delivery Great for the teeth, the small dental chew is ideal for small to medium dogs. Click here for external information resource.
Dental Chew - large Per Delivery Just as great for the teeth as the small chew with more size for our larger guests. Click here for external information resource.
Food Dispensing Toy/Puzzle Per Meal Rather than gobbling all food at once, this puzzle has been said to increase mental stimulation while slowing down the eating process. Click here for external information resource.
Extra Meal Delivery Per Delivery Boarding stays come with 2 meals per day and daycare comes with one meal with out an extra charge
Apple Cider Vinegar Water Per Delivery Apple Cider Vinegar water has said to be healthy for dogs. We'll let you decide the benefits, but we are happy to offer it if you would like it. Click here for external information resource.
Glucosomine Tablet Per Delivery Glucosomine has been proven to be great for joints. We'll let you decide the benefits, but we are happy to offer it if you would like it. Click here for external information resource.
Kibble Meal Per Delivery Name brand kibble provided by AKA
Food Bag Purchase If needed, we can travel to a local pet store and purchase a bag of food (including all premium brands) on your behalf. We have several local stores to choose from so we have access to all the common name brand foods.
Meal Preparation Per Ingredient
/ Per Meal
It is free to bring raw food, canned food or dry food and we will store and use it; however, if we have to spend additional time building/preparing each meal than there is a preparation fee for each ingredient after the first one.
Daycare and Boarding Service Add Ons
Dog Shuttle Travel fees to pick up or drop off your dog for boarding or daycare include costs for travel time, mileage, bridge tolls, etc.
Grooming Services Grooming services are by appointment and may be added to most daycare and/or boarding stays.
Training Add-On 30 Mins Private training sessions during daycare, boarding or any other time we are working with your dog
Private Walk 20 mins An on-leash walk with an experienced handler to burn off additional energy and work on walking skills
Cuddles and physical affection 20 mins Who doesn't appreciate some extra love and attention. This is 20 minutes of time that your dog will love.
Play / Fetch 30 mins When play time with the dogs just isn't enough, we'll get our handlers involved in some heavier play exercises
Vet Visit Vet visits for dogs in our care either with the owners permission or in case of emergency when the owners cannot be reached.
Medication Add-on Per Delivery For dogs requiring medication during their stay

Training Services

Service Length Description
Board And Train Packages
Gold Program 4 Weeks This is the most comprehensive package. Please note: owners MUST schedule the drop-off, the pick-up and 4 additional training sessions (3 during the stay and up to 4 subsequent visits) all prior to the drop-off date with this program.  Unless agreed on in writing, failure to make any of these training session will immediate revoke all documentation, demonstrations and owner training. For full details see our Board and Train description page.
Silver Program 3 Weeks This package is designed for obedience work with less owner involvement. For full details see our Board and Train description page.
Standard Program Daily or Weekly This package is designed for mental stimulation, maintenance or introduction of 1-2 commands. For full details see our Board and Train description page.
Private Training / Coaching
Phone Consultation,
Viewing With Questions,
Training Demonstration
15 Mins Many training companies offer a free initial consultation, so do we. We are happy to answer a couple of general questions, show you around and demonstrate our training styles for you for free. We also encourage you to take advantage of our temperament test that can be done for as little as $5 during a partial day of daycare (some restrictions apply).
Full Evaluation 2 Sessions:
90 Minutes +
60 Minutes
Includes 2 Sessions: We start with a complete introductory package with 90+ minutes of: assessment, technical discussion, Q&A session, custom training strategy and an in-home program (it's best to allow 2 hours of time). Then we get back together for a second private training session full of hands-on exercises within the following 2 weeks to ensure success (if you would prefer to just start with just the one session it is the 90+ minute session for $175). All private coaching sessions include work with 1-2 dogs.
Private Coaching 60 Mins Private coaching to help you, your family and your dog(s) with obedience and behaviour topics. All private coaching sessions include work with 1-2 dogs.
Private Training 30 Mins Similar to private coaching, but without the owners. We will train your dog for you and provide feedback on the session.
Remote Coaching 45 Mins Cost effective remote coaching via phone, Skype, video conferencing or any other media to quickly answer questions and concerns
 
In Home / Travel Fee Travel fees for in home sessions include costs for travel time, mileage, bridge tolls, etc.
Training Video 1 Session Video recording of training session for you to keep with your records.
Training Documentation 1 Session Analysis or summary documentation of a training or coaching session for you to keep with your records.
Group Training / Coaching
Perfect Puppy Group Monthly or Drop In Monthly rate includes 2 daycare days, 20% off of a 10 day daycare pass, 4 puppy classes each month and 2 admissions to any seminar within that month... all designed to help you raise the perfect dog.
This class may also be done on a drop in basis when available; however, this does not include any daycare or seminar admissions. The drop in rate is $30/class.
Adolescent Shaping 5 Weeks Includes 2 daycare days, 20% off of a 10 day dog daycare pass, 5 weeks of dog training and 2 admissions to our next behaviour seminar
Obedience Fundamentals 7 Weeks Includes 2 daycare days, 20% off of a 10 day dog daycare pass and 7 full weeks of formal dog training in a small group atmosphere
Seminars / Workshops TBD Our seminars and round table discussions expand on the science and theoretical knowledge behind working with a dog including common questions, introductory information and specialized topics.
These sessions are typically between 1-10 hours depending on the topic, location and layout. All sessions may be audited by individuals without dogs and some sessions may allow owners to bring dogs into a workshop atmosphere.

Grooming Services

Service Description
Nails Nails clipped for dogs who don't mind grooming (we are unable to groom reactive dogs at this time)
Ear Cleaning Ears cleaned for dogs who don't mind having them cleaned (we are unable to groom reactive dogs at this time)
Bath, Nails and Ears Professional services provided by Bordeaux Spaw includes a bath, ear cleaning and nail trim all for one low price based on the weight and breed of your dog. Please enquire for all bookings and final rates.

Travel Services

Service Description
Daycare Shuttle Daycare shuttle service for your dog to and from the dog centre.
Boarding Shuttle Boarding shuttle service for your dog to and from the dog centre.
Offsite Training Onsite training travel fee allows for coaching at your location or any other location of your choosing.