Dog Partners is located in North Vancouver, BC.  We are passionate about helping people with their Puppy Training and Puppy and Young Dog Socialization skills!  We also specialize in Behaviour Modification from simple Manners and Obedience Training to all levels of Aggression, Reactivity and Separation Anxiety.

5 Ways to Help Your Reactive Dog

 December 28, 2019 ·

5 Tips to help you with your reactive dog. 

 

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Should My Dog Be In My Wedding?

 July 16, 2019 ·

7 Ways To Do It, 7 Things To Consider

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Before You Get Your Puppy

 June 13, 2019 ·

Baby Steps

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People Friendly Dogs

 June 07, 2019 ·

People Skills

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Reactive Dogs

 April 16, 2019 ·

Techniques for Over-Arousal and Reactivity

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Frankie"When our Great Dane puppy was 6 months old, we took her to a well-known local trainer who used pack mentality and punishment as tools to train dogs. At first we thought all dog trainers were the same and we wanted to invest time and energy into our puppy fast as she was growing into a very large dog very quickly. However, it became clear that this ‘one size fits all’ training method did not work for our girl.

Feeling lost, but not wanting to give up, we found Valerie and she quickly showed us that there were other more helpful, compassionate, and respectful ways to to train a dog. She encouraged the use of techniques that were gentle, effective, and tailored to the specific needs of our family and our dog. Training with Valerie brought us closer to our dog through an understanding of her behaviour. Without Valerie we honestly don’t know where we would have ended up with our dog.

Not only are we happier dog owners, but we also have the tools to foster a strong and committed partnership with our girl where we both understand and love each another."

 

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