Professional Behavioral and Obedience Training

Schedule Your Own Lessons!

Register and select the lesson days and times that work for your family to commit to training. Select from daytime, evening, and weekend lesson times. 


In order to meet your training goals, please schedule your lessons once per week if possible, and not more than two weeks apart.


Private lessons are provided in the following towns: 

  • Massachusetts Worcester County -  Auburn, Blackstone, Charlton, Douglas, Dudley, Grafton, Mendon, Millbury, Millville, Northbridge, Oxford, Shrewsbury, Southbridge, Sutton, Upton, Uxbridge, Webster, Whitinsville, Worcester  
  • Connecticut - Putnam, Quinebaug, Thompson, Woodstock 
  • Rhode Island - Burriville, North Smithfield

 

Private Lessons - In your Home

Basic Obedience Lessons

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These 1 hour  lessons are for dog/people  friendly dogs who need basic obedience training and simple problem solving training for issues like  housetraining, jumping on guests at the door, walking nicely on leash, coming when called, etc. Lessons are provided in your home.


These lessons are NOT appropriate for dogs who:

  • are fearful or reactive to people/dogs
  • have bit a person/dog
  • guard space, food, toys, or people
  • are potentially experiencing separation anxiety issues

3 Lesson Program $315

6 Lesson Program $570

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Baby, Toddler, Child, Dog Safety

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Need to prepare your 4-legged family member for the new baby's arrival? Is your baby about to become a mobile toddler and your not sure your dog is comfortable? Are you adding a rescue puppy or adult dog to a home with children of varying ages? This 90 minute consult designs a custom and stress-free program for safety, management and acclimation during this adjustment period. 


Single Consult 90 Minutes

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Behavioral Training Programs

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These 1 hour lessons are appropriate for dogs who have behaved fearfully or aggressively towards people/dogs, guard people/food/toys, bark excessively, and those who may be suffering from separation anxiety.  Lessons are provided in your home.


Fearful or aggressive behavior includes:

  • charging and/or jumping on people entering your home while barking
  • growling or barking at people/dogs indoors or outdoors
  • attempting to nip/bite family members, vets, groomers, or strangers with or without resulting injuries
  • guarding space, food, toys, or people

4 Lesson Program $420

6 Lesson program $600


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Behavioral Consultation

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 A 90 minute consultation in the home available to families who are experiencing serious behavioral concerns and are unsure about the safety of committing to a behavioral training program. We will review training and management needs, implement management guidelines, and recommend options for training or alternatives.


This consultation is appropriate for: 


  • Those who have recently rescued a dog with serious behavioral issues and are considering returning the dog to rescue.  (This includes any dog who has already attempted to bite, has nipped, or has bitten any people or dogs since you adopted.  This also includes any dog who is guarding food, objects, or space in your home.) 
  • Those who are unsure that they can meet the training needs for achieving behavioral change safely and are considering giving up their dog.  (This includes any home with children and a dog that has already attempted to bite, has nipped, or has bitten any people or dogs.  This also includes any dog who is guarding food, objects, or space in your home.) 

Single Consult $160

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Single Refresher Basic Obedience

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A one hour private refresher lesson in the home available to those clients who have previously completed a 3-6 private lesson package or a group class and just need a little review. 


Single Lesson $105 

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Telephone Consults

Telephone consult from home

Telephone consults are very helpful if you need immediate advice for managing problem behaviors and are unable to schedule a training lesson. Registration, payment, and online scheduling is required for all phone consults. 


Single 1 hour Telephone Consult $60

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