ONLY AVAILABLE IN PORTLAND

We can help with:

  • Leash pulling
  • Leash reactivity
  • Exercise
  • Self-calming
  • Barking
  • Chewing
  • Prey-drive
  • Door etiquette
  • Fear and startle response
  • Distractions
  • Jumping
  • Riding in the car
  • Separation anxiety

We help people and their dogs become the best team they can be with a holistic, compassionate approach. We are teachers.

Initial Phone Consultation: Free

Full Consultation and Evaluation: Behavioral evaluation with you and your dog and an initial personalized training plan. You will walk away with a better understanding of your dog and how to work toward your goals. One hour. $75

  • all services below require a full consultation and evaluation

Training Check-in: Dog training works best with owner involvement. Be there to see your dog show off new skills, and to understand how to practice with your dog. Half-hour and hour-long sessions. $30 and $50

  • required to have at least one hour with some services
Buddy Sessions

Buddy Sessions

Buddy Sessions: You can learn with your dog and the trainer. Work on skills from basic to advanced. Make your own training with your dog more effective and fun. You schedule follow-up appointments to show off your progress, check technique, trouble-shoot and answer questions, or learn new activities. Talk with the trainer about next steps, and get ideas for advanced activities that are appropriate for your dog. One hour. $75

  • Package of 5 sessions $365
  • requires full consultation and evaluation
In-home Activity Training

In-home Activity Training

In-home Activity Training: For older dogs, dogs recovering from an injury or surgery, for extremely reactive or stressed dogs, we can design a program for safe exercise. We can challenge your dog mentally and physically in the safety of your home and yard. One hour. $60, $75 for two dogs in same home

  • Package of 5 sessions $290, $365 for two dogs
  • requires full consultation and evaluation
  • requires one hour of training check-in
Adjustment and Exposure

Adjustment and Exposure

Adjustment and Exposure: For newly adopted dogs, foster dogs, puppies, and dogs whose behavior has suffered because their environment, schedule or health has recently changed. Dogs who startle, bark, or hide from sounds or objects can also benefit from these sessions. These sessions get the dog out of the house and gaining confidence. One hour. $60, $75 for two dogs in same home

  • Package of 5 sessions $290, $365 for two dogs
  • requires full consultation and evaluation
  • requires one hour of training check-in
Working Runs and Walks

Working Runs and Walks

Working Runs and Walks: For dogs who have the basics down, we get them learning and moving at the same time. Advanced leash skills, fun running and mobility games, advanced desensitization and self-calming drills can be incorporated into an hour-long neighborhood run. This can be a good option if you have a non-social dog who needs lots of activity, or a dog who needs to slowly transition into social running. One hour. $60 (one hour) $100 (two hours)