Puppy Head Start

You can watch Puppy Head Start in work and the follow-up lessons that are included to help transfer the Obedience and understanding to the owners. These videos serve as a resource for our clients to go back and refer to. We believe in complete transparency when working with clients and prospective clients and wants those interested to be able to see how we work and the knowledge we bring.


Video 1: Maddie’s Puppy Lessons
Name Recognition With Eye Contact.  Watch all videos here.

Puppy Head Start Daycare Program Rates and Information

Single Day – $55

5-Day Bundle – $270

10-Day Bundle – $525*

20-Day Bundle – $1,000

*10 days is recommended, typically takes 2 weeks for a puppy to pick up on a schedule depending on the age of your puppy.
**20 days allows us to begin to teach the puppy to hold their potty for longer periods of time.

  • 10-Day Bundle includes 1 Complementary Zoom Session, 20-Day Bundle includes 2 Complementary Zoom sessions.
  • Puppy Head Start is centered around establishing a potty schedule and crate training.
  • Training follows the ‘Learn To Earn’ program and is simple, foundational obedience.
  • Topics covered are at the discretion of the trainer.
  • Sessions may be recorded and uploaded to YouTube when possible. These videos are not a definitive part of the PHS program.

What you can expect from Canine Perspective’s Structured Boarding & Daycare in Logan Square.

Structure for the Mind

Canine Perspective has brought its expertise in dog behavior to the forefront of dog daycare & boarding that will change the industry in the Chicago-land area. We are a no-frills, straightforward, what you see is what you get, service that is directed at what the dog needs, and not what the human wants.

Your dogs’ stay will be much like that of a child going to school. There will be times where your dog will be learning, as training is built-in to how handlers engage with dogs from the moment they walk into the moment they walk out. This training is to help promote good behavior when at our facility so that your dog can enjoy all of the activities and not be removed due to poor behavior.

This is done through appropriate handler training skills where the person is trained to a level where the dogs understand to behave themselves because of respect. We are not training your dog to the extent that it will carry the behaviors home with them, which requires more work and is the product of a Board & Train program. Our B&T programs come with follow up private lessons to ensure the training passes on to the owner.

Your dog will engage in small, supervised playgroups with appropriate breaks in-between to allow them to dial down and not get continuously over-stimulated. This helps prevent a constant need for interaction when going home due to non-stop engagement. Dogs will also be taught to remain calm when needed during play and not just through separation or removing them from the environment. This helps teach your dog to have an “off” switch so that it can learn to relax even when in environments with lots of activity going on. This greatly benefits dogs that struggle with impulse control.

Exercise for the Body

Physical exercise is great for your dog’s physical health. Structured physical exercise is even better for your dog’s mind.

Treadmill training will be built into the routine of daycare and boarding clients to provide both physical exercise and mental focus. Great for dogs that are insecure, nervous, or fearful as it helps build confidence as the dog overcomes its fears. Each dog is taught appropriate to its personality type. We are in no hurry to get your dog up and running on the treadmill.

Puppies in daycare
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Canine Perspective: Structured Dog Boarding, Daycare, & Training

2926 West Lake Street
Chicago, IL 60612

Phone: 773.661.6762
Email: info@canineperspective.com

Weekday Drop Off: 7AM to 10AM/Pick Up 3PM to 7PM

Weekend Drop Off: Anytime between 8AM – 6PM

Required Vaccinations

The following are required vaccinations and tests that need to be submitted to Canine Perspective’s Structured Daycare, Boarding, & Training in order for your pet(s) to be enrolled in any of our services.

  • Parvo
  • Bordetella
  • Rabies
  • Distemper with Leptospirosis
  • Clear Fecal Exam
  • Titer protection may be substituted for the distemper and parvovirus vaccinations.

It is highly suggested that your dog is also on some form of Flea & Tick treatment.