Let us be your guide to a calm, well-behaved dog

Are you concerned about particular aspects of your dog’s behavior?

Our dog training programs specialize in:

  • Training appropriate interactions with the grandkids
  • Teaching friendly dogs not to jump, reducing the risk of you, the grandkids, or guests being knocked down
  • Leash training for calm, easy walks without the risk of being pulled off your feet
  • Training responsive dogs who come when called—no more “catch me if you can” games
  • Helping hyperactive dogs learn to channel and control their exuberance
  • Basic manners like sit, down, settle, and stay for a dog who’s a joy to live with

Choose your dog training program

We can work with you to train your dog, or you can have us train your dog for you.

Canis Minor Dog Training Package

The perfect fit for some light help and guidance

Our professional dog trainer comes to you for 5 guided training sessions in your home and, if desired, around your neighborhood. We’ll tackle your primary dog training challenge, work on basic manners training, and set you up with basic training skills to continue training your dog on your own.

90-minute Initial Consultation fee: $120

All dog packages begin with an initial consult to assess your dog, understand your goals, begin foundation training, and lay out your dog’s training plan.

5-session guided dog training program: $375

Canis Major Dog Training Package

The perfect fit for heavier guidance for those who wish to train their dog

Our professional dog trainer comes to you for 10 guided training sessions in your home and, if desired, around your neighborhood. Together we’ll tackle your dog behavior challenges, teach your dog her basic manners, and set you up with basic training skills to enjoy a lifetime of good canine behavior.

90-minute Initial Consultation fee: $120

All dog packages begin with an initial consult to assess your dog, understand your goals, begin foundation training, and lay out your dog’s training plan.

10-session guided dog training program: $750

The Polaris Dog Training Package—our most popular

The perfect fit for busy or mobility-limited seniors who want their dog trained for them

Our professional dog trainer trains your dog for you! It’s that simple. Each week for four weeks, our trainer works with your dog for 3 one-hour sessions. (You don’t even have to be there! Go ahead and take the grandkids to the movies or meet friends for lunch. Or, if you prefer, watch us train!)

We end each week with a fourth session to transfer the week’s training progress to you. In just four short weeks you have a transformed dog, one well on her way to being the best companion she can be.

90-minute Initial Consultation fee: $120

All dog packages begin with an initial consult to assess your dog, understand your goals, begin foundation training, and lay out your dog’s training plan.

4-week session customized dog training program: $1,350

Includes 18 total training sessions: 12 dog training sessions + 4 owner transfer sessions + 2 follow-up sessions

Meet professional puppy trainer Jan Dawson

Hello, fellow dog lover! If you haven’t had a puppy in a while it’s easy to forget what an overwhelming handful they can be. Add watching the grandkids to the mix, or trying to get to the golf course, or struggling with health or mobility issues, and a puppy can quickly throw life into chaos. My puppy training programs are designed specifically with senior living in mind. My goal is to bring calm to the chaos of puppyhood so you can better enjoy the four-legged companionship you seek—without all the crazy!

Speaking of the grandkids, let’s make sure right out of the gate that your new best friend grows up into a dog who knows how to handle herself safely and gracefully around children!

Ready to enjoy a calm, well-behaved dog?