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Making Humane Dog Training

Accessible and Affordable

Specializing in Private, Positive Dog Training

So You Know You’re Getting The Best Training Possible

“The training is nothing short of a miracle!” ~Kira

In Business for 7+ Years!

Serving the Area of Beloit, Janesville, WI; South Beloit, Rockton, Roscoe, Rockford, IL
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  • Our puppy became a whole new dog with Bo's help!

    Brandon Zweifel Avatar Brandon Zweifel
    February 9, 2018
  • Bo is amazing! He is full of information. He was able to work with our puppy who is leash reactive, and get her to happily meet another dog is less than 40 minutes! So awesome! I am so thankful I found him to help us, especially since other trainers told us they couldn't.

    Karleigh Kramer-Britt Avatar Karleigh Kramer-Britt
    July 5, 2017
  • We had our fist class with Bo a few days after we brought Gytha home at 10 weeks. At 5 months, we're doing Bo's group class, and we're doing really well! Bo is an amazing trainer — sure, he's great with the dogs (he's their best friend, I'm not even chopped liver), but he's also great with people. If you're on the fence, just do it. As long as you put in the work, you and your dog will flourish with Bo's guidance.

    Ren Rieskamp Avatar Ren Rieskamp
    November 28, 2017
  • positive review  I would highly recommend Bo! I started to have no hope with my two chihuahuas until I met Bo. Not only did he help train my dogs but he helped me understand them better. It only took two training sessions for my dogs and now everyone that knew my dogs behavior issues and went around them before now comes around them with no problems and notices saying “Wow, training really did pay off.”

    Paige Marszalec Avatar Paige Marszalec
    May 3, 2019
  • positive review  I reached out to Bo after my dog had started chasing my cats. He’s been a great help and I will definitely be using him again! I can not recommend him highly enough.

    Frances Klaverkamp Avatar Frances Klaverkamp
    November 17, 2018
  • positive review  Bo was amazing with my shepherd and her reactive personality. He gave effective tips and tricks to help her stay calm in uncomfortable situations, along with written instructions we could refer back to! I would definitely recommend him to others who are having problems training their dog!

    Shelby Sanda Avatar Shelby Sanda
    August 3, 2019
  • positive review  Excellent personalized training. I recommend his 6 week in-home class. No is patient and responsive to our particular situation.

    Liane Felton Avatar Liane Felton
    August 27, 2019
  • positive review  he is a very good trainer and I will tell anyone who needs help I already did so I hope he gets more business bc he is the best and cheap compared to most people

    Roger Dye Avatar Roger Dye
    February 18, 2019
  • We just had our first training session with Bo. HE IS AMAZING! Teddy's first test came shortly after Bo left, when a visitor came to the door. One quick bark, no growling! WOW!

    Tracy Schoonover Terry Avatar Tracy Schoonover Terry
    July 18, 2017
  • Bo helped my two scared Chihuahuas calm down and relax. They are happier and their anxiety is greatly reduced! I learned to read their body signals better, too. I'm so grateful to Bo for giving my dogs a better life.

    Laura Grossheider Avatar Laura Grossheider
    August 18, 2017

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Of Watching Your Dog Transform Before Your Very Eyes

Perfect for those on a strict budget who want personalized training to teach their dogs the basic household skills. These 2-session packages can be a week apart or even in the same week. 

Finally, a complete separation anxiety program that is easily affordable, even for those on a budget. 

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See Why My Approach Makes Most Dog Training in the Industry Irrelevant

Did You Know...?

The American Society of Veterinary Behaviorists Stands Against the Use of Aversives in Dog Training

“The ACVB stands against training methods that cause short or long lasting pain, discomfort or fear. Aversive training methods can be dangerous to people as well as animals and pose a threat to animal welfare by inhibiting learning, increasing behaviors related to fear and distress, and causing direct injury”

Achieve Resonance and Responsiveness
through Science and Love

With the Best Dog Training Available, You Never Have to Use Intimidation, Fear, Pain, or Violence to Motivate Your Dog Ever Again.

The newest wave of science-based dog training is force free and pain free. Also known as “positive dog training”, it is not only concerned with behaviors, but also the emotional health and wellbeing of your beloved canine companion. 

You, too, can learn how to train a dog and address problem behaviors by leveraging the most recent advances in canine learning theory and motivating your dog from the inside-out.

It’s not “just a dog”. It’s your beloved family member. And your canine companion deserves the deepest love and best care you can offer.

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Lugh and I having fun with selfies.
Loki and I training outside
Loki and I training outside

A New Kind of Family Dog Training

I want to free you from needing to rely a pro dog trainer in the future. 

In other words, I want to train you to become a beginning dog trainer yourself.

In my Canine Coaching Course, I will teach you the very system I use to train dogs professionally.

That way, when you run into problems down the road, you can create and implement your own training plan to overcome your struggles…and save a ton of money in the process.

This level of dog training normally costs well over $1,000. But the Canine Coaching Course is designed for families on a budget and is offered at a fraction of the price.

You won’t get this kind of value at this price anywhere else.  

Specializing in Private Dog Training

Private training is the best possible approach to dog training. Because you aren’t sharing my time with anyone, you have my full attention.

Working one-on-one enables me to tailor our lessons to the specific needs of your household, even if we are following a specialized agenda (as with the Canine Coaching Course or Separation Anxiety Starter Pack).

Private lessons happen either in your home or online over Google Meet. If you take advantage of the online option, the cost of private, one-on-one lessons becomes far cheaper than you would normally expect to pay for professional dog training.

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Lugh and Loki resisting the Thanksgiving dinners

Frequently Asked Questions

I am based in Beloit, WI. My typical service area is up to a 15-minute drive. I charge an additional fee for travel time. Remember, I can work with you anywhere in the world over Google Meet, which is a superior way to train your dog anyway. 

Typically, other trainers offer private lessons that run between 45 minutes and an hour. My standard private sessions for my Dog Training Anywhere Program (over Google Meet) run at least an hour. The exception here is my Introduction to Puppies class, which runs at least 1 hour and 30 minutes. If you sign up for classes in your home I will need to be strict about the time (1 hour for privae sessions) since I need to schedule for extra prep and travel time between clients.

I can’t answer that until I know more about your training needs. After all, I want match the training program to you and your dog. 

This is why I offer a free 30-minute phone conversation (as opposed to the norm which is charging for an assessment). During that call I will give you options and tell you what I think is best. It doesn’t cost you anything and it’s risk-free since you are under no obligation to hire me for services. You can click here to set that up. 

If you need more of a ballpark figure, prices for online training (my economy program) are listed on the service pages. In-home session pricing varies due to travel time. 

Many people struggle with finances. If they also struggle with their dog’s behavior, they may not have the budget for prices typically charged by other dog trainers in this area (about $125–$150 per private session). Those “premium prices” (as they are called in the industry) take getting quality help off the table, which means the family just has to deal with it. Living with a difficult dog can increase tensions and sour relationships for any family household. 

My mission is to make humane dog training accessible and affordable. I don’t believe that a lack of finances should prevent families from getting help for their canine family members. By charging lower rates so people can afford me, I get to not only help families with their dogs, but also help improve the overall quality of life in the home. 

Contact me and we’ll work something out based on what you can afford.

Solving All Your Life's Problems (Well, the Ones Related to Dog Training Anyway) Begins with a Free 30-Minute Phone Call

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Training Slots are Limited, so I Have to Take Clients on a First-Come, First-Serve Basis

Don't Put It Off Any Longer

Let’s talk about how I can help you.  

Just schedule a free phone appointment on my calendar. On the sign-up form, tell me about your dog and the issues you face. Then, I’ll call you at the scheduled time. On that call, I’ll ask questions so I can determine how I can help you best.

Since you are not obligated to sign up and it’s on my dime, the call is no risk to you

If you are looking for a dog trainer near you, my business is based in Beloit, WI. If you are not in this area, I can still work personally with you online through my Dog Training Anywhere Program (online dog training).

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Science-Based Dog Training: What It Is. What It Isn't.

Did you know there are several different approaches to dog training. Not all of them are concerned about your dog’s health and wellbeing. Indeed, some are actually downright dangerous.

How will you know who to work with and who to avoid for the sake of your dog?

Watch the video and learn to identify the various types of trainers and how humanely those trainers will treat your dog.

Science-Based Dog Training: Different Types of Dog Trainers PDF

Download the PDF script of the presentation and read it later. 

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