Los Angeles Dog Behavior Solutions


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I can help you turn this dog…

A soulful canine

…into this dog!

What is a dog consultation or dog behavior consultation?

A consultation is the right choice for you if you want to concentrate on one behavior issue.  We discuss what you want before our meeting. When we meet, we assess the cause of the problem and give you practical, clear-cut steps and solutions which bring about positive change by giving you a program  tailored to your lifestyle and your dog.

What’s the difference between a consultation
and dog training?


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In a consultation, we meet and we find out more about what exactly is going on with your dog.  Then we concentrate on what is called management, which are things you can do to prevent your dog’s behavior from happening or encourage the behavior to happen.

For example, if your dog always barks out the window at people or dogs passing by, you can cover the window or prevent him from entering the room.  That’s management.  Also included in management is giving your dog other things to do rather than what you don’t want him to do to occupy his mind so that he doesn’t feel the need to bark.

Management differs from training, which is to train your dog not to bark when someone passes by even though he is looking out the window.  Management is changing the environment so he won’t do something.  Training is teaching him to do something else.

Because of COVID, all in-person training is on hiatus until after the quarantine. We currently offer private one-on-one virtual training lessons.

The first virtual lesson is $195. Succeeding 1-hour lessons if needed are $175/lesson, or you may purchase a package of four 1-hour lessons for $600, a savings of $100. You receive written instructions, a free copy of my book if applicable, and telephone or email support.

Click to discover why  virtual puppy dog training is an excellent choice for you.

Our private puppy dog training lessons will resume after the quarantine.

Since our dogs have gotten used to our being home during the quarantine, they may suffer separation anxiety when we return to our regular routine. We’ve written a series of articles things you can do now to prevent puppy dog separation anxiety after quarantine. It’s much easier to prevent it than to cure it.

What are common behavior issues we work with in dog consultations?

  • Adjusting to children and babies
  • Aggression (some exceptions apply)
  • Barking
  • Begging
  • Bolting out of doors and gates
  • Car sickness and car behavior
  • Chasing animals, bikes, or people
  • Chewing
  • Choosing a Dog or Puppy
  • Digging
  • Fearfulness and shyness
  • Fence jumping
  • Fighting
  • Garbage raiding
  • Growling
  • Guarding toys or food
  • House soiling or potty training — and you receive a free copy of my book
  • Hyperactivity
  • Jumping on people, furniture, etc.
  • Marking territory with urine
  • Multiple dogs (sibling jealousy or rivalry)
  • Pet Loss
  • Potty training
  • Preparing your dog for a new baby
  • Pulling on a leash
  • Puppy socialization
  • Renting and moving with a dog
  • Running away
  • Separation anxiety (We have had great success with this program. Click here for our Separation Anxiety Program for more information.)
  • Stealing
  • Stool eating
  • Unruliness

Please refer to Problem Solving Strategies and see our Blog for more specific information on problem behaviors.

Thank you for visiting Doggie Manners los angeles dog behaviorist consultation

Let’s talk about how we can help you and your dog so we can start training together!
Just reach for your phone and call or text (310) 804-2392.
Email us at caryl@DoggieManners.com 

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Los Angeles Dog Behavior Solutions
Doggie Manners Los Angeles Puppy Dog Training
12021 Wilshire Boulevard
Los Angeles, California 90025
Call or text (310) 804-2392.
Email us at caryl@DoggieManners.com