Welcome to Southern Tradition Dog Training and Boarding Kennel

Obedience, Gun Dog Training, Blood Trail Training and more..

Obedience Programs

30 Day Basic Program: all on lead obedience, we teach sit, stay, heel, here, no, off, leave it and kennel up during this program. This is the foundation to all future training. Cost: $675.00

60 Day Intermediate Program: all the same commands as our basic program but taught on/off lead at greater distances, increased distractions, and increased times. Cost: $1200.00

90 Advanced Program: Includes all above but complete off lead control at even greather distances,distractions, and times. This is total Obedience. Cost: $1800.00

All obedience programs fee includes boarding, training, and food.

Gun Dog Programs

  • Basic Hunting Retriever Program: Obedience, single   marked retrieves on land and water, introduction to decoys, duck calls, gun fire, dead birds, live birds, duck boats, duck blinds,  etc. Everything your dog will need to be a basic duck dog. ( Started Level Gun Dog ).

     Cost: $675.00 per month/ 3-5 months training time.    

Intermediate Hunting Retriever Program: Pup must have completed the basic program. Introduction to double marked retrieves on land and water, beginning lining and casting drills for blind retrieves on land and water. ( Seasoned Level Gun Dog ).

Cost: $675.00 per month/ 3-4 months training time.                                                                                                                                                                                 Advanced Hunting Retriever Program: Pup must have completed basic and intermediate training programs. Here we continue the dogs training to make a finished duck dog.  Multiple marked retrieves, multiple gunners, multiple dogs, advanced marking drills, lining drills, casting drills, blind retrieve work. ( Finished Level Gun Dog ).

Cost: $675.00 per month/ 3-4 months training time.

All gun dog programs fee includes boarding, training, birds, and food.

Additional Programs Offered and Additional Information

Blood Trail Training / Animal Tracking Training $675.00 per month / 3-4 months training time.

Additional Monthly Training $500.00 per month if needed.

Pre Season Tune up $500.00 per month

1 on 1 lessons at the kennels $40.00 per session ( multiple session discount )

In Home Obedience Training $ 65.00 per session ( multiple session discount )

Our Boarding Rate is $25.00 per night.

Our Daily Training Rate Is $35.00 per day.

All Dogs are required to have the following at time of drop off for any of our programs: a copy of pups most recent vaccination records to include rabies, parvo, distemper, and bordetella for kennel cough.


A leather or nylon collar and enough heartworm and flea medicine to cover pups stay with us.


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Southern Tradition Dog Training

P.O. Box 108 Lafitte La. 70067

(504) 232-1739


Monday - Friday :  9am - 5pm

Saturday: By appointment

Sunday : Closed