Mason & Charlie Bring The Fun!

Mason & Charlie Bring The Fun!

Training Program: In-Patient Program
Program Start Date: November 4, 2015
Hometown: Saunderstown, RI

Mason was rescued from a shelter in High Point, NC when our oldest son was attending college there. The shelter told him that Mason was found by a police officer on ... Read More

Frankie Is A Friend Forever

Frankie Is A Friend Forever

Training Program: In-Patient Program
Program Start Date: April 28, 2016
Hometown:
Seekonk, MA

Our American Bulldog Frankie started in the In-Patient Program at CBS when he was about 8 months old, he was showing signs of aggression towards visitors, as well as our ... Read More

Buster Does His Best

Buster Does His Best

Training Program: In-Patient Program
Program Start Date: December 13, 2015
Hometown: Tiverton, RI

My 11-year-old Mini Dachshund, Buster, without any question, had a very unhealthy attachment to me to the point where it was causing him great anxiety whenever we were around other ... Read More

Nike & Bella's Boarding Success

Nike & Bella’s Boarding Success

Service/Program: Family-Style SleepOvers
Service Start Date: May 24, 2018
Hometown: Richmond, RI

My 2 German shepherds, Nike and Bella recently had the Family-Style Sleepover for 10 days and I can’t thank everyone at CBS enough for how amazing they were with ... Read More

Percy's Perfect Progress

Percy’s Perfect Progress

Training Program: In-Patient Program
Program Start Date: May 30, 2016
Hometown: Cumberland, RI

Rewind to Dec 2011… our family consisted of Myself, my husband and our 11-month-old chocolate lab daughter Fenway.. then we rescued Percy.

Percy is a black lab mix from Louisiana ... Read More

Sophie Steals Our Hearts

Sophie Steals Our Hearts

Training Program: In-Patient Program
Program Start Date: August 20, 2017
Hometown: Middletown, CT

I can’t say more positive things about Brian and his team. Today was our first Follow-Up Session after our dog Sophie came home from her In-Patient stay and I ... Read More

Blue Is No Longer "Blue"

Blue Is No Longer “Blue”

Training Program: In-Patient Program
Program Start Date: May 3, 2018
Hometown: Cranston, RI

Brian drove off from our house in early May with Blue, our young dog who had aggression issues severe enough that he bit one eight-year-old child on the wrist ... Read More

Ollie Finds His Inner-Jolly

Ollie Finds His Inner-Jolly

Training Program: In-Patient Program
Program Start Date: May 12, 2018
Hometown: N. Providence, RI

First, I want to thank everyone at CBS for all the effort put into helping Ollie become more balanced! Although, you said his progress was only “mild at best” it ... Read More

Bailey Works Towards Balance

Bailey Works Towards Balance

Training Program: Basic Manners Puppy Workshop
Program Start Date: September 17, 2017
Hometown: Seekonk, MA

Hi Brian – I just wanted to send you and your team a huge thank you for the work you did with Bailey. With all the issues and ... Read More

Daisy Blossoms Daily

Daisy Blossoms Daily

Training Program: Basic Manners Puppy Workshop
Program Start Date: September 16, 2017
Hometown: Middletown, RI

My husband and I have a sweet, beautiful Golden Retriever puppy. We asked Brian to come for the 2 Private In-Home Sessions. They went well, but Brian pointed out ... Read More

Mookie Makes Friends

Mookie Makes Friends

Training Program: Canine Manners Camp
Program Start Date: September 1, 2018
Hometown: W. Kingston, RI

We could not believe the difference in the 3 short weeks that “Mookie”, our 5-month-old Bernese had undergone! Mookie had learned to “Come” on command, learned to greet ... Read More

Nelson Turns a Page

Nelson Turns a Page

Training Program: In-Patient Program
Program Start Date: July 2016
Hometown: Brattleboro, VT

My dog Nelson was incredibly reactive and aggressive on the leash when walking–he barked incessantly at cars, other dogs, people, you name it. He’s been back only a day, and it’s ... Read More

Puppy Family Needs Help!

Puppy Family Needs Help!

Training Program: Basic Manners Puppy Workshop
Program Start Date: December 15, 2018
Home Location: Groton, CT

We had a bit of a family emergency at home and needed a place to take our 17 week Goldendoodle, Jaina, for a few weeks. We found Canine ... Read More

Basic Manners Puppy Workshop

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 ... Read More

The Socialization of Shea

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 ... Read More

Ferocious Female Fighting

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 ... Read More

Angus the Cowardly Corgi

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 ... Read More

Misguided Miss Lina

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 ... Read More

Helping Harvey Help Himself

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 ... Read More

Oodles of Doodles

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 ... Read More

Proving Pack Dynamic Training

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 ... Read More

Sami, the Insecure Rescue Dog

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” ... Read More

Wrangling a Raucous Rottie

Wrangling a Raucous Rottie

Training Program: In-Patient Program
Program Start Date: December 1, 2011
Hometown: Portsmouth, RI

My wife, Amanda, and I are the proud owners of a beautiful, 125lb male Rottweiler named Ramses. We always considered ourselves “experienced” dog owners as we both grew up ... Read More

Taming a Terrier's Tantrums

Taming a Terrier’s Tantrums

Training Program: Private Session
Program Start Date: September 3, 2011
Hometown: Warwick, RI

When Eli came to live with us, he was fourteen months old, cute and quite a handful. He would jump on chairs, grab and chew chair cushions, run off ... Read More

Finlay as a Frustrating Puppy

Finlay as a Frustrating Puppy

Training Program: In-Patient Program
Program Start Date: July 23, 2011
Hometown: Providence, RI

A million thanks for your professional and compassionate help in getting our Finley’s behavior under control. What began as “just puppy behavior” gradually became a dominance issue in our home ... Read More

Lamenting Littermate Syndrome

Lamenting Littermate Syndrome

Training Program: In-Patient Program
Program Start Date: April 17, 2011
Hometown: Westerly, RI

We are a family of five with three teenage girls and a year ago had to put our 14 ½ year old male Dalmatian to sleep as he was getting ... Read More

Oliver the Springer

Oliver the Springer

Training Program: Private Session
Program Start Date: March 26, 2011
Hometown: Mystic, CT

Our dog, Oliver, is a three-year old Springer Spaniel. His energy is endless, and he is just a big goof. However, Oliver has a strange guarding issue – ... Read More

Josey Jumps for Joy

Josey Jumps for Joy

Training Program: In-Patient Program
Program Start Date: October 20, 2010
Hometown: Greenville, RI

We are writing to thank you for your amazing dedication to helping those dogs who have serious behavior issues like our Josey. Just looking at that beautiful German Shepherd, ... Read More

Rescuing Red from Himself

Rescuing Red from Himself

Training Program: In-Patient Program
Program Start Date: July 3, 2010
Hometown: Jamestown, RI

We just wanted to follow-up with you to let you know how great the results were with Red Dog this past summer, after the “in-patient” program at Canine Behavioral ... Read More

Jack Finds Hope

Jack Finds Hope

Training Program: In-Patient Program
Program Start Date: September 24, 2009
Hometown: E. Haddam, CT

Our 2 year old dogs, a brother and sister shepherd/lab mix, had developed very severe behavior problems that were getting impossible to control. Before we sought Brian Manning and ... Read More

Private Training At Your Home

Private Training At Your Home

Training Program: Private Session
Program Start Date: September 22, 2009
Hometown: N. Kingstown, RI

I was looking for behavioral training for our 18-month old Doberman Pinscher, when our veterinarian recommended Brian. What I liked at that time was Brian was able to ... Read More

Lucy Lucks Out

Lucy Lucks Out

Training Program: Private Session
Program Start Date: January 15, 2009
Hometown: Charlestown, RI

(Written from the dog’s perspective) – Thank you for coming to my house and saving me from my family. All that “googoo” baby talk was driving me crazy! What’s ... Read More

Gus Goes Away...But Not For Good

Gus Goes Away…But Not For Good

Training Program: Canine Manners Camp
Program Start Date: May 3, 2008
Hometown: Mystic, CT

Hi Dana, I am very pleased with Brian’s services. My little spaniel, Gus, spent three weeks at his “boot camp” and came home a changed pup – for ... Read More

Weiner Dogs Need Help

Weiner Dogs Need Help

Training Program: Private Session
Program Start Date: August 10, 2008
Hometown: Mystic, CT

Dear Mario Hilario,

When I heard that you are considering running a story about Brian Manning’s business, Canine Behavioral Services, I had to write to you to share my ... Read More

Coco Finds Peace

Coco Finds Peace

Training Program: Private Session
Program Start Date: August 10, 2008
Hometown: Milford, CT

In our home we have 2 dogs, a 2 year old Shih-Tzu / Poodle mix and a one year Goldendoodle (Golden/Poodle). We reached out to Brian this past summer because ... Read More

Pitties from Heaven

Pitties from Heaven

Training Program: In-Patient Hybrid Program (2 Dogs)
Program Start Date: May 2, 2017
Hometown: Dartmouth, MA

My husband and I have two pit mixes, both rescues. Our dogs had gotten into two fights resulting in injuries. Before re-homing our newly adopted male Maverick, we ... Read More

Benny Gets Better

Benny Gets Better

Training Program: In-Patient Program
Program Start Date: November 5, 2017
Hometown: Webster, MA

Saved my dog’s life! We tried other training and behaviorists, but nothing beats the pack dynamic.

We now have a more balanced Benny.

... Read More
Lucky Littermates

Lucky Littermates

Training Program: In-Patient Hybrid Littermate Program
Program Start Date: December 10, 2017
Hometown: E. Greenwich, RI

We brought our two Border Collie littermate’s, Finn and Brandon, to Brian and his team after noticing an increase in aggression and lack of impulse control.

... Read More
Bouncy Bosco Gets Better

Bouncy Bosco Gets Better

Training Program: Canine Manners Camp
Program Start Date: March 5, 2018
Hometown: Meriden, CT

Our German Shepherd, Bosco, just returned from Canine Manners Camp. I must say, he is a completely different dog. Bosco went to Brian with no leash skills, not knowing how ... Read More

The Magnificent Molly O

The Magnificent Molly O

Training Program: In-Patient Program
Program Start Date: June 6, 2017
Hometown: Grafton, MA

We cannot say enough wonderful things about Brian and his pack. Molly Jane attended the in-patient rehabilitation program in June – July 2017. Prior to sending her to Canine Behavioral ... Read More

Nutty Nymeria

Nutty Nymeria

Training Program: In-Patient Program
Program Start Date: September 18, 2017
Hometown: Warwick, RI

Brian helped us to work through some significant behavioral issues and has continued to support and advise us with Nymeria even a year after completing the program. Additionally, CBS’s Family ... Read More

Understanding the Misunderstood

Understanding the Misunderstood

Training Program: In-Patient Program
Program Start Date: January 18, 2015
Hometown: Wakefield, RI

I just wanted to say that I can see such a change in Noodles. Never has he been so calm! (And me as well). I brought him to the Vet ... Read More

When Sandy Comes To Stay

When Sandy Comes To Stay

Training Program/Service: Family-Style SleepOvers
Program/Service Date: November 23, 2015 (ongoing)
Hometown: Warwick, RI

Sandy loves coming back to visit with Brian and the Pack. As soon as I pulled into the driveway, Sandy realized where she was and couldn’t get out of the ... Read More

Bula

Bringing Back A Balanced Bula

Training Program: In-Patient Program
Program Start Date: June 2, 2014
Hometown: E. Greenwich, RI

In the summer of 2014, we reached out to Brian and CBS Inc.’s Behavioral Rehab Program to help us address changes in our then 3-year-old Lab/Shep Mix, Bula. Since ... Read More

Treating Tucker The Tyrant

Treating Tucker The Tyrant

Training Program: In-Patient Program
Program Start Date: March 7, 2015
Hometown: N. Providence, RI

There aren’t enough words to express how appreciative my fiance and I are for the hard work and dedication Brian and his Pack put into rehabilitating our rescue dog, Tucker ... Read More

Spencer

Saving Spencer’s Life

Training Program: In-Patient Program
Program Start Date: July 16, 2015
Hometown: Johnston, RI

Spencer, a five and a half year old boxer beagle rescue, had been living with us for over three years. About 99% of the time, he had the sweetest, loving nature ... Read More

Not-So-Little Miss Lila

Not-So-Little Miss Lila

Training Program: Basic Manners Puppy Workshop
Program Start Date: September 20, 2015
Hometown: Westerly, RI

Let me start off by telling the story of Lila. She is a stunning, affectionate, intelligent, very impulsive and very powerful 9 month old, 70 pound female Rottweiler ... Read More

Bubsy Becomes Balanced

Bubsy Becomes Balanced

Training Program: In-Patient Program
Program Start Date: September 7, 2015
Hometown: N. Smithfield, RI

I enrolled my pit-mix Hudson in Brian’s In-Patient Behavioral Rehabilitation Program when our family had some major changes and he had some severe regression. After being told by another ... Read More

Guapo Grows Up To Be Good

Guapo Grows Up To Be Good

Training Program: In-Patient Program
Program Start Date: January 13, 2013
Hometown: N. Smithfield, RI

This is a little overdue, but Joe and I wanted to thank you so much for rehabbing Guapo. It was one of the best decisions and investments we made ... Read More

What's Wrong With Westie

What’s Wrong With Westie

Training Program: Basic Manners Puppy Workshop
Program Start Date: April 14, 2016
Hometown: E. Greenwich, RI

Our westie puppy, Astro, recently completed the Basic Manners Puppy Training with Canine Behavioral Services and we couldn’t be more pleased with the results. My husband and I ... Read More

Being There For Byron

Being There For Byron

Training Program: In-Patient Program
Program Start Date: March 11, 2016
Hometown: Charlestown, RI

This is a Cinderella Story for those who love their dog or dogs so please read on even though it appears long. Byron is a 7 yr. old Australian Cattle ... Read More

Scout Goes Out & About

Scout Goes Out & About

Training Program: Private Session
Program Start Date: October 8, 2010
Hometown: Charlestown/Boston, MA

Brian Manning is an amazingly gifted dog (and people) trainer. I found Brian when I was looking for help with persistent issues with my dog – he was reactive towards ... Read More

Finding Hope For Hank & Bruin

Finding Hope For Hank & Bruin

Training Program: Canine Manners Camp
Program Start Date: July 21, 2015
Hometown: N. Kingstown, RI

If you have a dog, Canine Behavioral Services has something for you: all levels of training, products, boarding with add-ons, and even house calls! With their unique ‘pack dynamic’, ... Read More

Martin Makes A Splash

Martin Makes A Splash

Training Program: Canine Manners Camp
Program Start Date: January 23, 2016
Hometown: Andover, MA

I can’t begin to tell you how much I appreciate your work with my dog. His progress and stability and ability to navigate current and future exposure to other ... Read More