Behavior Consultations

We offer consultations at our training facility, in your home, phone or ZOOM. Consults include:

  • An evaluation of your dog’s behavior to determine the root cause 
  • A complete history and personality profile discussion to determine influences of behavior long term
  • Professional recommendations for behavior modification

 90 minute Behavior Evaluation Consultation-Cost $175.00 – for dogs who have just started displaying concerning behavior changes.

Aggression/Serious Concern Consultation Package 2 hours Initial meeting, required 1 hour follow up training appointment $325 (travel fees apply for in home consultations, availability is limited).- For dogs who have displayed behavior concerns for any length of time, have multiple concerns or have a history of trying to bite. 

We refer clients who have dogs with a bite history to a Certified Animal Behavior Consultant. There are two to choose from in Oshkosh, WI:

Cari Tetzlaff- Better Together Animal Training-

Jody Andresen- Pawsitive Directions-

Private Behavior Modification / Custom Training Specialties

Personalized plans to work on specific behavior problems

We handle the following behavior issues and more:

  • House training (including crate/confinement training and marking)
  • Jumping up, mouthing, and pushy attention seeking behavior
  • Leash reactivity (lunging/barking) 
  • Destructive chewing
  • Digging
  • Excessive barking
  • Anxiety
  • Running away and boundary training
  • Counter surfing, food stealing and garbage raiding
  • Handling problems (vet exam, nail trim issues, grooming difficulties etc.)
  • Possession guarding
  • Fearfulness/shyness
  • Acclimation to a new home (for rescued/adopted dogs)
  • Dog/Dog reactivity- socialization with unfamiliar and multi dog household management
  • Growling/Snapping/Nipping- cases that involve injury are referred to a CDBC
  • Threatening behavior towards strangers
  • Sound sensitivity
  • Behavior Evaluation for pet or working dog selection( from a breeder or shelter)
  • Litter Evaluation for best placement-Avidog APET and/or Volhard
If you are in need of help with Separation Anxiety we recommend contacting a certified separation anxiety trainer:

We are happy to evaluate and have an initial behavior consultation for a variety of behavior problems but refer serious aggression cases to a Certified Animal Behavior Consultant OR to a Veterinary Animal Behaviorist. Aggression level is determined by evaluating history of concerns.

If you have a behavior concern with your dog, do NOT wait to get help. It can take weeks to get an appointment with a certified professional. Behavior problems do not resolve on their own, they often progress and get worse without treatment. Don’t hesitate to get the help you need! We encourage all dog owners to discuss behavior concerns with their Veterinarian to rule out medical causes. We strongly encourage you to select a Certified Behavior Consultant and check credentials before hiring any animal trainer. Training is unregulated and anyone can claim to be qualified to treat aggression. 

Discounted packages are offered to clients who commit to 4 or more training sessions, up to 15% off! 1 hour sessions after the first consult are $95/hr.

*Prices and services subject to change without prior notice. Travel fee for round trip mileage is $1.85/mile for in-home consultations and training. Consultations held at our training center have no additional fees. Minimum travel fee for in home services is $30.

Scheduling is easy! To set up a behavior consultation at our our Oshkosh training center location use the booking wizard below and start your journey to a better behaved dog!

*For in-home services you can see our service area

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