turning rowdy rovers Into well-Mannered Mutts

Got a new puppy? A newly adopted canine companion? Is your “Rowdy Rover” causing chaos in your life? We’ve got you covered!
Why Choose Us?

experienced, educated, Positive

We have over 15 years of experience working with dog owners just like you.

  • Certified – We are Certified Professional Dog Trainers.
  • Educated – We attend continuing education yearly to make sure we have the
    most up to date knowledge available.
  • Positive – We use scientifically proven, gentle and fun training methods.

Our Classes

PUPPY TRAINING CLASS

It’s much easier to prevent behavior problems, than to solve them, so don’t waste this valuable time in your puppy’s life. Sign your puppy up for a class today!

ADULT DOG TRAINING CLASS

All dogs need to learn the basics of living in human society. This program is designed to give dogs a solid set of basic skills, that allow them to participate fully in family activities.
Our Specialty

Family dog training

We know that taking on the mega-job of parenting kids and a dog together is NOT easy!  Families need specialized training, tailor-made just for them. And that’s EXACTLY what we offer. You’ll get all the tools and support you need to get your kids on board, your dog in check and the whole family on the same team!

“We just got Cooper, a newborn on the way, and a 3-year-old running around. We needed some help. Staci was professional, great with Cooper and super patient with our 3-year-old. She worked around our busy schedule and we never felt rushed when she was training. Even after the training was done, Staci contacted us to follow up. My family and I would recommend Manners For Mutts to everyone we know. Thanks Staci Kevin L.

Family Dog Training Client, Facebook Review

Our Most Popular Training Plan

Owner absent Day training

Ever wish someone would just come to your house and train your dog for you? Feeling overwhelmed about the thought of having to train your dog? Don’t be! Not everyone has the time, energy, skills or interest to train a dog. Our Owner Absent Day Training program is for you, and is available when you choose our Amazing Mutt or Master Mutt training plans!

We are professionals, and do this every day. We can make progress with your dog much quicker and easier than you can! Let us train your dog, then transfer the skills to you and show you how to maintain them.

TRUSTED GUIDANCE

“All thanks to your guidance and intervention. As we continue to tell people, Staci saved our relationship with this dog.”

-Kathryn T.

HAPPY DOGS & OWNERS!

“Overall, our house is a MUCH more peaceful place and the dogs seem happier than ever – can’t thank you enough! We’re so happy to be working with you.”

-Anne W.

POSITIVE REINFORCEMENT

“Thank you for showing me that I can enjoy my new addition and that positive reinforcement works much better than punitive actions.”

-Yvonne D.

KNOWLEDGEABLE & CALM

“She is so knowledgeable, calm and great at getting the whole family involved in training exercises.”

-J. Lloyd

OUR BLOG

essential dog training tips!

Why Do We Expect So Much Of Our Dogs?

We expect them to live in our human world without ever acting like dogs. We expect them to be able to go anywhere and everywhere and have impeccable manners. We expect them to welcome attention from anyone who desires to approach and touch them. And, we expect them to...

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How to turn 17¢ into $1800.00!

Once, when I was working as a vet tech, we had a sheltie puppy come in that was sick and had been vomiting for several days. When we x-rayed the pup, we found that he had eaten coins – a dime, a nickel and 2 pennies. After surgery, hospitalization and an $1800.00 vet...

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4 Things Dog Trainers Do That You May Not Be Doing.

Crate Most dog trainers crate train their dogs. Even if it’s just for the duration of house training and puppy teething, we’re fairly adamant about (1) teaching our pups to love the crate and (2) using the crate to both protect the dog and our belongings! Why...

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