Unleash Your Pooch's Potential with Our Engaging Training Classes!

Puppy Stars: AKC STAR Puppy Class

  • Fun, interactive program for young canines.
  • Fosters social skills and positive behavior.
  • Prepares for the AKC STAR Puppy test.
  • Check Facebook for class times and dates
  • Monday at 6 pm and Saturday mornings at 8 am.
  • 6 classes, $150 (paid in advance).

Intermediate Level 1

  • Bridges AKC STAR Puppy to Canine Good Citizen.
  • Suitable for those new to training.
  • Includes weekly group neighborhood walks(weather permitting)
  • .Check Facebook for class times and dates.
  • Tuesday at 6 pm and Saturday mornings at 9 am.
  • 6-week class, $150 (paid in advance).

Canine Ambassadors: AKC Canine Good Citizen Class

  • Enhances manners and responsiveness.
  • Covers 10 skills for the AKC Canine Good Citizen test.
  • Check Facebook for class times and dates.
  • 10 classes suggested, $180 (paid in advance).

Reactive Dogs

  • One-on-one training for reactive behavior.
  • Uses positive reinforcement for stress management.
  • Owners learn to understand and respond to signals.
  • $60 per session; register and pay in advance.

Rising Starr K9 - Alumni Group:

  • Exclusive group for dogs that have passed the Canine Good Citizen test.
  • Meets the first Wednesday of every month at 6 PM.
  • Advanced skills training for Urban and Community portions of the Canine Good Citizen Test.
  • Locations vary; members receive email notifications.
  • $200 annual fee.
  • Join us for great training and lots of fun!

For more information, visit Rising Starr K9.


Services and Classes -LaCrosse / Rising Starr K9

Training and Boarding


One-on-One Training

  • Individual coaching with just you, me, and your dog.
  • By appointment only.
  • $50 per session (at my facility).
  • 50-minute sessions for smooth transitions.
  • Payment: Cash, check, or Venmo.
  • 24-hour cancellation notice required.

One-on-One Training at Your Home

  • Service within a 10-mile radius.
  • One-hour sessions.
  • Individual coaching with no distractions.
  • By appointment only, limited availability.
  • $150 per session.
  • Payment: Cash, check, or Venmo.
  • 24-hour cancellation notice required.

E-Collar Conditioning

  • $40 per session (10-session minimum).
  • 30-minute sessions.
  • Conditioning for SIT, HEEL, HERE, STAY, WAIT, PLACE.
  • Payment: Cash or check.
  • 24-hour cancellation notice required.
  • Must purchase a recommended e-collar.

Board & Train

  • Dogs live with me at my house.
  • Detailed training plan discussed at drop-off.
  • 24/7 training in a stress-free environment.
  • Includes three one-on-one sessions.
  • Must provide own food and proof of vaccinations.
  • $700 per week (three-week minimum).
  • A $250 non-refundable deposit is requiredto join the waiting list.
  • A $250 security deposit is required.
  • $925 due at drop-off, $925 due at pick-up.
  • Additional equipment costs.
  • Payment: Cash, Venmo, or check.
  • Currently booking for 2024/2025.
  • One dog at a time.