"I would recommend Abbie Duchon to anyone in need of some good advice and training she has helped us turn our little devil dog into an angel" Linda C. and Gemma, Saugerties, NY
We teach you to teach your dog
Positive training is simple and fun
Enjoy loose leash walks.
Teach your dog to relax at home with or without a crate
Greet visitors politely.
Increase the behavioral well being of your dog
Create a positive relationship based on trust
Have more fun together!
Although I've lived with dogs my entire life, like many professionals, I became obsessed with animal learning and training when Eli, my high energy sidekick pictured here, joined our family almost 9 years ago. Wanting to solve our adolescent challenges and strengthen our relationship, I began attending expert training conferences and found a professional mentor. I then received certifications as a Pro-Dog Trainer from Absolute Dogs and graduated with distinction as a certified Dog Trainer from Catch Canine Trainers Academy.
As a member of the the Association of Pet Dog Trainers (ADPT) and the International Association of Animal Behavior Consultants (IAABC), I am committed to using the least invasive and minimally aversive (LIMA) teaching principals ( click here to learn more about LIMA). I am committed to teaching without force, fear or intimidation. Please click here see the American Veterinary Society of Animal Behavior's latest statement on using only positive methods for dog training and behavior modification.
All dogs are individuals and training plans are tailored to meet your lifestyle your dog's specific needs.
As a dog behavior nerd, I am committed to my continuing education so I'm always learning the latest science-based positive training techniques and passing them along to you and your dog.
Let's get started with a free 20 minute phone consultation.