Behavior Training v. Obedience Training

Owners often ask…”What’s the difference”? On an almost daily basis, I am contacted by dog owners who need help with their dog.  I’d estimate that about 80% of these callers say something to the effect of:  Caller: “I’m looking to do some Obedience Training with my dog. Is this something you can help me with?” Me: […]

Basic Manners Puppy Workshop

Training Program: Basic Manners Puppy Workshop Program Start Date: April 18, 2015 Hometown:  Greenville, RI We enrolled our puppy in the Basic Manners Puppy Program with Canine Behavioral Services. She was out of control and no matter what we did, we weren’t getting any positive results. She came back happy and eager to please. I was concerned as […]

The Socialization of Shea

Training Program: Positive Association Workshop Program Start Date: March 22, 2014 Hometown:  N. Kingstown, RI My beautiful 5-year old Labrador Retriever Mix named Shea was becoming more reactive with other dogs during our long walks around the neighborhood. Shea is a rescue and has been with my family for almost 1 year, and I was […]

Ferocious Female Fighting

Training Program: In-Patient Program Program Start Date:  March 3, 2010 Hometown:  Foster, RI Greetings fellow dog owners, Brian was our savior!  We introduced a rescue German Shepherd (GSD-F) with lots of issues to our home where we already had an existing (GSD-F) and an Aussie (M). From the first day, chaos broke out with multiple […]

Angus the Cowardly Corgi

Training Program: In-Patient Program Program Start Date: November 11, 2014 Hometown: Boston, MA Brian, I am happy to speak with anyone on the fence or who needs persuading of have them meet Angus. Angus is living proof of your methods. Sending him to you ranks as one of the better decisions throughout my life. Katherine G. Boston, MA […]

Misguided Miss Lina

Training Program: In-Patient Program Program Start Date: January 30, 2012 Hometown:  Englewood, NJ Hey Brian, First of all I hope all is well!! I’m writing to let you know about Lina’s new home! We found a family that really knows the shepherd breed–they have one of their own currently and have had many over the […]

Helping Harvey Help Himself

Training Program: In-Patient Program Program Start Date: September 29, 2014 Hometown:  Newton NJ Harvey is doing really well at home! We’re having a lot of progress with “come” and feeding time, but we’re having a little bit of trouble with having him sit calmly at the door when people come over because Mason (2nd dog) […]

Oodles of Doodles

Training Program: Canine Manners Camp Program Start Date: May 11, 2015 Hometown:  Smithfield, RI Brian and I were blown away with how much better behaved our Goldendoodle Fitz was upon return from training. Brian Manning is a true professional/expert in what he does with dogs. Highly recommended and encouraged for anyone considering training for their dog! […]

Proving Pack Dynamic Training

Training Program: In-Patient Program Program Start Date: April 24, 2012 Hometown:  Narragansett, RI Brian, This picture captures our gratitude for all that you have done for our family. And I am glad it does because there are no words to express our emotions. You have given us our family. Scout, our 7-year-old male, was dangerously […]

Sami, the Insecure Rescue Dog

Training Program: Private Session  Program Start Date: November 29, 2011 Hometown:  E. Greenwich, RI We adopted Sami, a one-year-old Weimaraner mix, and for the first week, we had her she was such a well behaved dog.  And then “the real Sami” started to emerge. Her Separation Anxiety began to escalate, she destroyed everything in our […]