Puppy Training / Turnkey Program

The First 8 Weeks

Every puppy born is handled daily, our puppies are exposed to a variety of stimuli and we utilize early neurological stimulation (also known as “ENS”) as well as Puppy Culture methods for each stage of development to ensure that you are receiving a puppy that is happy and confident and has a great start on life. Our puppies are quick to learn obedience commands and love to play and interact with other dogs and people. But with the stubborn tendency’s of the Berner we do suggest the use of a professional trainer or a puppy socialization class for families that may not be familiar with training their puppy.

Puppy Kindergarten

For those families that want to get a head start on their puppies training before arriving at their forever home, Puppy Kindergarten is a good option.   “Peace of Mind Dog Training” offers beginning to advance training programs tailored to owners individual needs.  Whether you are wanting to get a start on training fundamentals including crate training, leash etiquette and basic commands to more advance obedience and socialization, Peace of Mind will customize a training program for your individual puppy.  Please click on the link below to visit their website and get a head start with your new puppy.

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Turn Key Puppy/Dream Dog

Many families who would like to adopt a puppy from us have young children and other responsibilities and find it difficult to juggle work, parenting and training a new puppy.  We offer an exclusive package by partnering with AKC professional trainer, Jessica Poynter, owner of Peace of Mind Dog Training for the opportunity to own a dog that you could only wish for.  If you would like to welcome a puppy who is socialized, fully crate trained, house trained and has a well established understanding of commands and obedience, then our Turn Key program can give you that Dream Dog.  Your Puppy will come home to you at 6 months old with a solid foundation and know and remember commands for life.  Your Dream Dog will be welcomed by your groomer and veterinarian, and will be a dog you can be proud of and your neighbors will envy.

Price is $18,000.00
Please contact Alpine Bernedoodles to discuss the details of reserving your Turn Key/Dream Dog.  contact us 

This option includes:

  • First or second pick from an available litter
  • 4 Months professional training
  • Fully vaccinated
  • Spay/Neuter
  • Well-established commands and obedience
  • Crate and house trained
  • Exposed and socialized to a variety of people, places, noises, and other animals
  • Child trained
  • Distraction training
  • Timely videos of progress
  • AKC CGC-Canine Good Citizen Certificate
  • Hand delivery by the trainer
  • Private in-home training session
  • Life time support from trainer and breeder
Bianca, 2nd Generation Miniature Australian Bernedoodle
New York, New York
Huxley F1 Miniature
Redwood City, CA
“Just wanted to thank you for producing such wonderful puppies.  Although I have only had him a couple days, I am totaling in love with him.  He is so affectionate.  I must also rave about Jessica.  She is the best. It was so nice to have a well mannered puppy.  I think the humans are harder to train than the puppies.  She was so patient with us and we loved having her here to guide us thru as much as we could cram in during the time she was here.  I don’t think there are enough words to express my appreciation to Kathryn and Jessica.”
-J. Allen, CA
Scout, Petite 2nd Gen Australian Bernedoodle
New York, NY
“Jessica promised an “epic dog.” And that’s just what she delivered!
Scout is a bundle of fun and the training and love that she got in Montrose is evident in every move she makes.
She has a remarkable “best-in-show” walk; a cheerful clip and a steady gait that attracts attention whenever she’s on the leash. Her response to “wait’ — when presented with treats, open doors, or crashing waves at the beach — is breath-taking.
Breath-taking — bordering on jaw dropping — also describes the speed with which she runs! In the dog park, on the beach, any where she can! As promised she is a dog with enormous energy! Eager, to jump and play, she is easily excitable and can be hard to quiet when reunited with someone she knows or is ready to play. This, I suspect, says more about her irrepressible nature than about the excellent training she received. Her potty-training is flawless, a great wonder and an enormous relief to all. Jessica is as responsive and as patient to human queries as she it to canine needs: I don’t think I have once waited longer than 15 minutes for Jessica to respond to one of my many questions.
And so many, many thanks to Kathryn and to Jessica for everything and most especially for giving Scout an epic start to what I hope will be a long and happy life.”
-S. Lehman, NY
Jessica Poynter
Jessica PoynterTeam Trainer
Jessica has a passion for training dogs and has learned obedience and training techniques from a variety of resources. Jessica offers a structured style of balanced and positive reinforcement training methods which includes praise, reward and positive motivation to make the right choice and ensure that training is an enjoyable experience for your puppy.

Her knowledge and experience combined with her competitive nature has been successful in the show ring achieving many AKC and Working Dog titles including multiple AKC Rally and Obedience titles, Farm Dog title, National Certified Therapy Dog, as well as 2019 AKC Rally National Championship 6th place. Jessica is also a certified AKC Canine Good Citizen evaluator.

Jessica develops and personally oversees all of the training and works diligently to advance your puppies training progress. Different dogs require different training approaches and training can be tailored to your individual needs.

Wade Poynter
Wade PoynterAssistant Trainer and Day Care
Wade assists Jessica in the day-to-day in-home training and care of our puppies. He is a vital part of the operation and offers the male influence in the socialization and care of each puppy.
Dalyce Hamedl
Dalyce HamedlAssistant Trainer and Day Care
Dalyce is a Montrose native and grew up with a love for all animals, caring for family and friends pets and creating her own pet sitting business. To further her career and expand her knowledge and experience she became a Certified Veterinary technician graduating in 2015. Dalyce is excited to be a part of the team and be able to implement the things she’s learned as well as tending to the daily care of the dogs in training.

“I recently adopted a puppy from Alpine Bernedoodles, and Kota had the privilege of a three-week intensive training at Peace of Mind Dog Training. I valued the benefit of having an experienced and highly-trained professional interact with Kota at a time where structure is critical. I live in the often hectic and unpredictable downtown Chicago, and it was in Kota’s best interest for her to have crate training, a firm grasp on basic commands, and leash etiquette. After only three weeks, Kota arrived at her forever home with the training of six-to-seven weeks! I flew Jessica out for a “Day with the Trainer” because I too need to understand how Kota responds to certain stimuli. In addition to walking through Kota’s training regiment and taking trips to nearby parks, Jessica and I developed a daily routine specifically tailored to Kota. Jessica was a trooper to skip dinner, stay well into the evening, and show up the following morning at 6:00am as she put Kota’s needs above her own. From the time she enrolled in puppy kindergarten all the way through today, Jessica has been there every step of the way with advice, training techniques, and support. Whether the compliments are sourced from strangers, other dog owners, or every employee at the veterinary, they all say Kota is the most well-trained puppy they have ever seen. Her dedication to her craft and her puppies is unparalleled. Kota represents a true testament to Jessica and Peace of Mind.”

Max Allen, Chicago, Illinois