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Fear ◆ Anxiety ◆ Reactivity ◆ Aggression
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Cowering, hiding, avoiding, barking, growling, lunging, snapping, biting. It breaks my heart just to type those words. How stressful it must be for you to live with those behaviors. Please know that there is hope.

Help for your dog's fearful, anxious, reactive, aggressive, or other concerning behaviors begins with a remote video consultation (in-person options after). We will discuss in detail your dog's behavior history, your goals, my assessment and prognosis, and immediate steps to start. Examples of behavior concerns I can help with include:

  • Barking or lunging on walks 

  • Snapping or biting people

  • Hiding or avoiding people

  • Growling or biting over food or toys

  • Possessive about beds or couches

  • Uncomfortable being touched

  • Barking or growling at visitors

  • Settling in a fearful rescue dog

  • Aggression toward other dogs

  • Hesitating to get in the car

  • General fear or anxiety in daily life

  • Sensitivity to certain sounds 


2-hour video consultation via Zoom

Introductory video

Behavior assessment and prognosis

Recommendations for immediate steps

Consultation summary and homework

Email support up to 4 weeks after consultation


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At the initial consultation, we'll discuss training options and agree on a plan for follow-up sessions. I'll make a realistic recommendation based on our discussion. For most behaviors, I typically recommend scheduling a first follow-up session within 2 weeks of the consultation.

Follow-up sessions may be in-person at my home (located in 60646), in-person at your home, or remote via Zoom. For some behaviors, I may suggest remote sessions until we reach a certain point in the training.

In-Person Sessions

Each session is approximately one hour

Trainer's home or your home

Custom step-by-step training plans

Summaries and homework

$175 for a single session

$450 for package of 3 sessions

$750 for package of 5 sessions

$20 travel fee per visit

(Travel locations are listed at the bottom of this page) 

Remote Check-Ins Package

30-minute check-in sessions via Zoom

One per week for 4 consecutive weeks

Custom step-by-step training plans

Summaries and homework

$350 for 4-week package

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