Private Training Lessons

photo (1)Private training lessons (in-home) are currently available for pet dogs in Wake County, Durham, and Chapel Hill, North Carolina.

Our private lessons are conveniently available in your home, or other pre-arranged places such as dog parks and greenway trails.

These work well for all types of behaviors, breeds, and ages.

Please contact us for rates and details. We can customize a perfect program for your needs. 

All training lessons come with:

  • Customized training plans individualized for your dogs.
  • Behavior articles
  • Follow-up support through email


We work with all types of dog behavior:

Foundation Behaviors – sit, down, stay, come when called, leave it, drop it, walking on-leash, go in crate, go to mat.

Behavior Problems – barking, pulling on leash, chewing, digging, jumping on people, jumping on counters, impulse control, house training issues, play biting/nipping, food stealing, submissive or excitement urination.

Fear – of sounds, objects, people, other dogs, and separation anxiety (afraid of being left alone), and fear or dislike of body handling/touch (for example at veterinary examinations).

Aggression – resource guarding (protective or possessive over food, toys, objects, locations, or people), dog-to-dog aggression (play problems, bullying, or fighting other dogs), and aggression towards people.

Reactivity – on-leash barking, lunging, or biting; fence barking/fighting.

Trick Training – clicker training, sit up, play bow, shake paws, retrieve, crawl, spin, and more!

Puppy Socialization and Training – crate training, house training, obedience, tricks, fear/aggression/behavior problem prevention.

Kids and Dogs – management strategies to keep the whole family safe and happy, tricks, games, integrating dogs into the family, introducing dogs to babies/kids.