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 us without jumping all over us unless we gave the command. Sit […]

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 […]

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! […]

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 […]

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 with personal items and be generally uncontrollable and “fresh”. When we tried to […]

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. Barking was the rule of thumb, jumping on everyone was a game […]

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, a person would never guess how distressed she really was, until she started […]

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 a dog to do?   They finally got the hang of it after your training. […]

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 to react to other dogs and general over excitement with everything. […]