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Behavior Consultation

Training begins with a ninety-minute consultation discussing the dog's history, owner questions,  training plans and estimated timelines.  Follow-up sessions with both dog and owner implement recommended training and behavior modification.


Issues that may be addressed:


  • Fear and phobias

  • General anxiety and separation anxiety

  • Aggression and reactivity towards other dogs

  • Resource guarding

  • Handling sensitivities

  • Human directed aggression



Initial consult: $225

Prepaid three hour blocks: $450

A la carte rate: $175/hr

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Training sessions begin virtually or in-home with the dog and owner, and may move into the neighborhood and other real-world locations.


Topics covered:


  • New dog counseling

  • Basic training (Sit, Down, Stay, Loose Leash Walking, Recall, Leave It, etc.)

  • Manners (jumping, attention seeking behaviors, etc.)

  • Tricks and fun 



Package of six hours: $900

A la carte rate: $175/hr

Payment plans and custom packages available


Basic Training & Manners

Other Services

Housetraining Package


When housetraining advice from the rescue, books and online aren't enough to solve a soiling problem, professional support may be needed.  We'll troubleshoot your dog's potty challenges, and work together to get them on the right track.





Includes 2 hours of virtual consultation (1 hour in person available in some areas) and 1 month of support with housetraining logs and email updates.


Confidence Builders Academy


Shy and fearful dogs benefit from a program that allows them to work at their own pace.  Get long term support with our online program, Confidence Builders Academy.  For more info, click here.


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I've learned to hold my dog's attention, which keeps her more calm, easier to handle, and we're both less frustrated. The world needs more dog trainers like Shane.  He really knows his stuff & knows how to make his clients & their pets feel successful, motivated & inspired!!

--Debbie F. with Becka

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