We offer both in-person and online training

We’re here to help. New puppy and can’t wait? Behavior problems to solve? We can reduce your frustration and increase your fun!

Our clients LOVE how successful they are with online lessons! And they are super convenient, time saving format. Shorter lessons, no travel, but all the success!

But maybe you are Zoomed out? We’ve got you — we have in-person classes, with online follow up available, as well.

Our private lessons and behavior consultations are also available online and in person. (Discuss with us which is most suitable for success with your dog!)

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Henry and the Drive Through

Henry the Maltese is reactive ( barking, growling and lunging) to strangers who approach the car. His owner reports he is particularly bad in the drive-though, so off we go for a field trip! I use positive reinforcement to teach him a calm, competing behavior.

Note– We had previously worked on a calm “Down Stay” on the mat that you see on the passenger seat, but ideally I would have also put in some work on doing the Stay while the car was moving. We had a bit of “criteria pileup” so that 1) the trainer is repeating cues — Naughty! and 2) Henry goes over threshold for a second and barks. He recovers nicely though, and is relaxed while we finish our drive through run.