• Why does your dog behave that way? How can you change it? We’ve got the answers.
  • We understand. We’ve seen it before. Let us help you solve your problems.
  • Positive reinforcement is our game plan. Education and experience are our tools.

Training for Dogs & Their Owners

Have fun with dog training! Science-based training teaches your dog to make good behavior choices. The result is a well-behaved dog you can be proud of.

Training Your Dog is Fun!

Dog training is fun, effective, and fast with the skilled application of positive reinforcement.

You don’t have to go it alone! We’re here to help.

Beyond Basic Manners Class (Virtual)

“Online dog training may sound weird, but the virtual classes are so helpful because there aren’t distractions. Nancy is so helpful, encouraging, and great at explaining things. The personalized coaching calls are so informative!” – Justine Moore, Maizie’s mom
Small class for optimal success: 3-4 students
$300 – the 6 weeks that will change your life!

Private Training Classes (Virtual & In-Person Hybrid)

“Rewarding desired behaviors goes much further toward addressing undesirable behaviors than punishment. If you are willing to put in a little work every day and are willing to listen, this training can completely change your life with your dog.” – Allison Rule, Dash’s mom
Most packages are 5 – 12 sessions at $100 per hour.

Separation Anxiety Package (Virtual)

Is your dog anxious when left alone?
Is his distress making your life challenging?
Our program will give you both some peace.
It will take time, but your dog can learn to feel
good about being alone.
I’ll work closely with you on daily lessons.
Our consistent support will ensure success.
Monthly packages are $1200.

Service Dog Training

Other organizations use the SD Training Manual Nancy wrote
We set the highest standards for safety & reliability
Group classes & private packages combine for economy in your customized training package, based on $100 per hour fee; classes at standard fee.

Dog Reading (Online)

Understand what dogs “say”!
Body language tells you how to respond.
Expert advice on best handling practices
Essential for shelter & vet clinic pros
Critical for rescue volunteers
Great for pet owners, too!
Includes handouts
$30 – online class at your convenience

Leashwork Adventures

For “Beyond Basic Manners” Grads
Want to take your good-natured dog on outings?
Let us get you ready!
We coach & chaperone you to success
Learn the ins and out of dog handling in public
$450 – make your dog your co-pilot in adventure!


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A bit about me

I am Certified Professional Dog Trainer-Knowledge Assessed® (CPDT-KA) practicing science-based dog training, both virtually and in person. Read my full story here.

Nancy M. Kelly

Owner, Professional Dog Trainer

Over 30 years of science-based dog training experience

Our clients see real and valuable growth in their relationships with their dogs. Read how our science-based dog training has improved their bond!
Khuno, a happy dog


Houston, Texas

" Her in-person classes are great and, as we learned with our new puppy, her online classes are also amazing. Thanks, Nancy for always being such a great advocate for the dogs you see and for sharing your passion with the rest of us!"



Houston, Texas

"Sheila's leash manners have improved dramatically. I will sing your praises any time the subject of dog training comes up."



Houston, Texas

"Nancy is an awesome dog trainer! She only uses highly effective positive training methods and even though Pyro was already 6 years old, he quickly learned an unbelievable amount of behaviors to become my service dog."


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