Kimberlee's Kennels
"Where puppies fall from Heaven & land in Iowa."

Where puppies fall from Heaven and land in Iowa

Kat's School of Training

Extended Services

Excited for your families’ new addition but not sure where to begin?  We provide training for your new puppy.   We are here to help you build a life long relationship with your new canine companion.  Puppies, like human children, are little “sponges” when it comes to learning. They just soak up the lessons and fun.  They are at an age when it's possible to mold them into the perfect dog. Because of this, it’s important to get them started as soon as possible—8 weeks is the ideal age to get them training and it is the best time to go ahead and get them enrolled in a training program.  In many respects, puppies are a “clean slate” just waiting to develop into the perfect dog – they simply need the right guidance and education. Like adult dogs, every puppy is a unique individual, so their training programs must be tailored to their specific personality traits.  All of Kat's training methods are all based in positive motivation, the puppy thinks they are playing, not working, and it becomes a fun way for the puppy to interact with both the trainer and his or her owners. Typical puppy “problems” like chewing while teething are addressed, with the focus on preventing future behavioral issues by instilling good habits and behavior in the puppy as they mature into an adult dog. Puppies learn how to communicate with and please their owners as well as have excellent house and social manners, eventually growing into a wonderful companion that is a pleasure to have around.  Your contract with Kat VanSickle is a separate contract as she takes over the care-taking and training of your puppy. 

Training space is limited to 4 puppies at any given time. 

Trainer and Dog Handler:  Kat VanSickle
Assistant: CoreyAnn

Basic Boarding: FIrst week free with purchase of puppy, after first week, $5.00 a day with no training.  

Boarding Services Plus Training For puppies purchased from our program.  
No outside dogs can receive training here as we are not licensed to board.  All packages include up to date distemper combo vaccines due at 10 and 12 weeks.   Maximum savings approximately $76.00.  (office visit $20.00 and vaccine $18.00 X2. for a 4 week stay.) 

Package 1: Puppy starting.  $15.00 per day
1 Week  = $105.00
2 Weeks = $210.00
3 weeks = $315.00
4 Weeks = $420.00
5 weeks = $525.00

Skills accomplished:
1.  Crate trained.

2.  Leash trained.

Package 2:  Puppy Independence.  $20.00 per day.
2 weeks = $280.00
3 Weeks = $420.00
4 weeks = $560.00
5 Weeks = $700.00

Skills accomplished: 
1.  Potty trained.
2.  Leash trained. 
3.  Basic Obedience:  come, sit and stay. 

Package 3. Good Manners.  $25.00 per day. 
4 week minimum. = $700.00
5 weeks = $875.00
6 Weeks = $1,050.00
7 Weeks =$1225.00
8 weeks = $1400.00

Skills accomplished: 
1. Potty Trained. 
2. Leash trained. 
3. Basic Obedience: come, sit, stay and heel. 
4. Down command.
5. No bite command. 

To schedule extended stay services please contact Katarina VanSickle at
563-422-1343 cell or 563-422-3647 home.  Please note that if you do not make contact via the cell number please call the home number.  You may also choose to email her at 

Please make individual checks payable to Katarina VanSickle before the first day of entering the training program.   Payment for puppy is due at 8 weeks to Kimberlee's Kennels prior to entering the training program.  Call Kimberlee at 563-380-1136 to arrange payment.    

The Training Services Contract:


Puppy Training Services Agreement

This Agreement between ______________________________________________________________________ (hereinafter referred to as “Client”) and Katarina VanSickle (hereinafter known as “Trainer”) pertains to the following: 

Client’s Puppy (Name):




(hereinafter referred to as “Puppy”) 

For good and valuable consideration, the parties agree as follows: 

Training Fees: Client agrees to pay Trainer a nonrefundable fee in the amount of $________ for package number _____ to be paid prior to the first session. 

○ Package 1: Puppy Starting. $15.00 per day 1 week minimum. $105.00 

○ Package 2: Puppy Independence. $20.00 per day. 2 to 4 week minimum. $280.00 to $560.00 

○ Package 3. Good Manners. $25.00 per day. 4 week minimum. ($700.00) 

Services:​ Trainer agrees to provide lessons for Puppy with the goal being to teach Client's Puppy how to; 

● Package 1 Skills Accomplished: 

○ 1. Crate trained. 

○ 2. Leash trained. 

● Package 2 Skills Accomplished: 

○ 1. Potty trained. 

○ 2. Leash trained. 

○ 3. Basic Obedience: come, sit and stay. 

● Package 3 Skills Accomplished: 

○ 1. Potty Trained. 

○ 2. Leash trained. 

○ 3. Basic Obedience: come, sit, stay and heel. 

○ 4. Down command. 

○ 5. No bite command. 

These lessons will take place at the trainers home. Trainer will make every reasonable effort to help Client achieve training and behavior modification goals but makes no guarantee of Puppy’s performance or behavior as a result of providing professional animal behavior consultation. Client understands that he/she and members of the household must follow Trainer’s instructions without modification, work with Puppy daily as recommended, and constantly reinforce training being given to Puppy. 

Cancellation Policy: If Client fails to give at least 2 weeks cancellation notice, or schedules a pick-up time with Kimberlee's Kennels that is before the agreed ending training date, session fees are still due. Liability: This contract is between the Trainer and Client and at the time the Puppy is released from Kimberlee’s Kennel at 8 weeks of age the Client agrees to hold Kimberlee’s Kennel and Kimberlee’s Kennel agents free from any resulting claims, demands, lawsuits, losses, costs or expenses including attorney fees. If Puppy causes property damage, or bites or injures any Puppy, animal or person (including but not limited to Trainer and Trainer’s agents), during or after the term of this Agreement, then Client agrees to pay all resulting losses and damages suffered or incurred, and to defend and indemnify Trainer and Trainer’s agents from any resulting claims, demands, lawsuits, losses, costs or expenses, including attorney fees. If Puppy is injured in a fight or in any other manner during or after the term of the Agreement, Client assumes the risk and agrees that Trainer should not be held responsible for any resulting injuries, losses, damages, costs or expenses. At Trainer's sole election, Trainer's duties hereunder shall terminate if (a) in Trainer's sole judgment Puppy is dangerous or vicious to Trainer or any other person or animal, or interferes with the training of other Puppys, or (b) Client breaches any term or condition of this Agreement. Upon termination in accordance with the foregoing, Trainer's duties shall terminate but all other provisions of this Agreement shall continue in full force and effect. 

This Agreement is binding upon Client, spouse of Client, and children of Client. This Agreement supersedes all prior discussions, representations, warranties and agreements of the parties, and expresses the entire agreement between Client and Trainer regarding the matters described above. The parties confirm that, except for that which is specifically written in this Agreement, no promises, representations or oral understandings have been made with regard to Puppy or anything else. Without limiting the generality of the foregoing, Client acknowledges that Trainer has not represented, promised, guaranteed or warranted that Puppy will never bite, that Puppy will not be dangerous or vicious in the future, that Puppy will not exhibit other behavioral problems, or that the results of the training will last for any particular amount of time. 

This Agreement may be amended only by a written instrument signed by both Client and Trainer. Executed on this _________ day of _______________________, 20_______.