Welcome to Wholistic Hound
Training and Behavior Services
The Wholistic Hound Academy
Wholistic Hound delivers family dog training and behavior solutions that are both dog and people friendly. You'll solve training challenges quickly and achieve excellent results by learning how to communicate with your canine companions. We incorporate a strong commitment to positive reinforcement and reward in place of old-fashioned coercion and use of force.
Training is no longer about control using punishment-based tools; it's about communicating and connecting. When teaching is done without force, the animal is choosing to work toward something and becomes a willing and eager participant in the training process. Wholistic Hound will help you to build a new relationship with your dog that is enhanced with every lesson.
Training Methods: Our philosophy and methods approach training as more than just dog "obedience." Humane and effective dog training is based on the science of learning behaviors. The methods that are used are positive, motivating, and fun. We teach your dog to learn while building the human-dog relationship and increasing the bond between you and your dog. Group classes, private lessons, and consultations are offered.
Training Skills and Basic Problem Solving: Wholistic Hound can help you with manners training or general problem solving and behavior issues, including housetraining, jumping up, leash walking, coming when called, crate training, puppy mouthing, chewing, nuisance barking, and more.
If you have a new puppy or dog, or one that needs a bit of one-on-one work in your own home, we can help you set up puppy-proofing and training schedules, so that you start off on the right paw!
Wholistic Hound offers both group classes and private individual training sessions in basic skills and behavior modification for dogs of all ages. We primarily serve Alexandria, Virginia and surrounding areas in the Washington, D.C. region.
To schedule your first appointment or obtain more information, please call us at 571-238-9145 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Wholistic Hound Academy will be opening in January 2017. Stay tuned for information on our Grand Opening celebration and upcoming program, including, agility, nose work, and rally classes, workshops and seminars, and more! Like us on Facebook and join our ever growing email list. Just send us a note with your contact info.