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Striving to create a relationship based on
mutual respect ​and trust. 
  • Our training methodology was born out of a need for a better way to communicate with our pets.                                                                                                   

  • We believe that first we have to see the dog and meet them where they are before learning can occur.                                                                                                          

  • Our methods are based on respect and kindness along with fair and clear expectations.                                                                                                                                  

  • We use positive reinforcement methods and understand that dogs need clear, consistent information.

  • Our goal is to help clients understand how to create environments that encourage our dogs to make the choices we want, which can then be rewarded.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     

  • If you are struggling with the relationship you currently have with your dog, we can help.  

  • If you are searching for safe and fun activities you can do with your dog we've got those too.  

  • We offer both group and private lessons.  Reach out if you are unsure which option is best for you and your dog. 

About Kelly 
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Kelly's unique ability to connect with her human students allows her to shape the learning process in ways that makes sense to both halves of the partnership: dog and human.  

The past thirty years she has followed and studied Suzanne Clothiers' training style and has gained her unique outlook on training from Suzanne.

Kelly continues her education by participating in workshops, training camps, behavior seminars and webinars.

Kelly raises and shows Saint Bernard's and is proud of her owner handled AKC Champions and Grand Champions. 

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Professional Affiliations
and Certifications 
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What Students are Saying

"Expert Training"

"I am so grateful"

"All positive & fun"

Thank you Kelly for all your expert training . You teach us humans how to connect with our pups and you train us to help make our furry kids better dogs. I have learned so much from you . Thank you so much

I tried a different trainer and really messed up my relationship with my puppy Blue. Kelly gave me the tools I needed to reestablish trust and rebuild our relationship. For that, I am forever grateful! I enrolled Blue in Puppy Kindergarten and he was awesome! He graduated and received his Star Puppy Certificate and Ribbon!

Can't thank Kelly enough for her wonderful teaching. Class was relaxed, but well structured, all positive and fun. We enjoyed the class so much we're ready to begin anew next week. Thanks Kelly.

Stacy C.

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