Relationship-Centered Training

At Thousand Hills Pet Resort we believe dog training is all about the relationship

Do you want your dog to tell you what they need or want? 


We can teach you and your pet how to understand each other and become great communicators!

We offer a wide variety of training to meet your family needs and build your dog's reliability and confidence!

Become a new client in 3 easy steps!


Complete the New Client Inquiry form


Our dog trainer will contact you by phone to discuss training options that work best for you and your dog!


You can schedule your training sessions online or with our office staff.

New Clients - Easy as 1, 2, 3!

Puppy 101: Magnificent Manners

  4 week Course for $333.00

  • Socialization

  • Potty Training

  • Introduction to Loose Leash Walking

Puppy 201: Magnificent Manners


   4 week Course for $333.00

  • Introduction to Nose Work

  • Scent-Based Games

  • Introduction to Clicker Training

Puppy 301: Magnificent Manners

   4 week Course for $333.00

  • Confidence Building

  • Introduction to Skills: Sit, Stay, Come

Basic Skills Training

5 week Course for $450.00

  • Sit, Stay

  • Come, Down

  • Leave It, Heel


Intermediate Training


5 week Course for $450.00

Advanced Training

7 week course for $600.00​​

  • AKC Urban CGC Preparation

  • Learn to apply your dog's CGC skills in a setting that includes traffic, crowds, noises, smells and other distractions that are present in a city or town

Trick Dog Training

$95.00 per Session (Minimum 3 Sessions)

  • AKC Trick Dog Preparation

  • Learn to apply your dog fun and exciting tricks like Roll, Shake, Sit and Beg, Bring Items, Bang, Got to Bed, and many, many more!

Therapy Dog Training

Contact us for consultation

Behavioral/Specialty Training

$95 per Session (Minimum 3 Sessions)

  • Contact us to help with specific needs

  • Ex: Jumping, Reactivity, Barking, Fearful or Aggressive Behavior, Etc

Group Classes

These classes will take place upon request.

Please contact us for more information on 

group classes!

In-home training is customized to you and your dogs needs!


$140 per session (60 minute sessions) plus a mileage charge (rates below):


1-5 Miles from THPR: $7.50

6-10 Miles from THPR: $15.00

11-15 Miles from THPR: $22.50

16-20 Miles from THPR: $30.00

21-25 Miles from THPR: $37.50


Appointment Schedule

(when appointment starts, our trainer will arrive at the following times):

Mon 1:30pm & 4pm

Tue   8:45am, 11:15am, 1:30pm, & 4pm

Wed 10am & 1:30pm

Thu  8:45am, 11:15am, 1:30pm, & 4pm

Fri    10am & 1:30pm

Sat   8:45am, 11:15am & 1:30pm

In-Home Training must be pre-paid per session. We are currently not offering any packages.


These training appointments can be made by phone or email. 


Appointments will start 30 minutes after the booked starting time (This will allow our trainer 30 minutes of travel time to arrive at your location).


Please don't hesitate to ask us any questions. Thank you!

Combine training with Boarding & Daycare

Board & Train

Customized to your dogs' goals

Packages Include:

  • 1-hour session with owner/family before training starts

  • Training 3 times/day during boarding

  • 1-hour session with the owner/family at pick-up

  • 1-hour session with the owner/family 2-4 weeks after pick-up

Daycare & Train

Customized to your dogs' goals

1-day session

5-day package

10-day package

20-day package

$70 (including daycare)

$225 + daycare rate

$440 + daycare rate

$860 + daycare rate

Discounts on daycare if you purchase a daycare package 

Our trainer will take your dog from daycare each day to work with them for 30 minutes on the skills needed!

*Package days do not have to be used consecutively

*2 or more sessions per week is recommended

Daycare and Train must be scheduled by phone or email. Reservations cannot be made through the client portal.

Boarding & Train Rates

**Packages for 4 or more weeks do not have to be used consecutively.

Meet Our Dog Trainer

Wesley has been training and educating dogs and people since 2015. He has worked with many breeds, and specializes in Golden Retrievers and Labrador Retrievers. He is currently in the process of becoming an AKC Canine Good Citizen Approved Evaluator and a Victoria Stilwell Licensed Trainer.


Since 2016 he has focused on teaching service dogs and facility dogs for the New Life K9s Service Dog Program at the California Men’s Colony (CMC). Wesley also developed training manuals and taught incarcerated men at CMC to become dog handlers for New Life K9s.


Wesley believes in positive reinforcement and bond-based choice teaching methods only. He does not believe in any averse methods including choke-chains, shock collars, etc. He has a huge love for dogs, he is patient, thorough, kind, and unbiased.


In Wesley’s free time he enjoys creating beautiful pieces of art, including portraits of dogs! Wesley has a degree in Human Development/Human Services with a background in social behavioral sciences. Wesley is eager to learn and is constantly educating himself on new dog training innovations.


Wesley can’t wait to meet you and your dog!

© 2020 by Son Care Foundation, Inc.

Thousand Hills Pet Resort


173 Buckley Road

San Luis Obispo, CA 93401

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