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Embracing the Bond with Your Canine Companion.

At Coaching Canine Companions, we understand your desire for a harmonious relationship with your dog. We know that beyond basic obedience lies the joy of having a well-behaved, deeply connected canine friend.

Traditional training methods often prioritize strict obedience, which can lead to frustration and a sense of disconnection. That's why we're different.

We champion training methods that nurture the bond between dog and human. Our approach s holistic and empowerment based, ensuring not just a well-trained dog, but a thriving partnership.

Our Certified Master Dog Training Instructor, Lorrie Harris, specializes in forging deep connection, setting both you and your dog up for success.

Getting Started is Easy:

  1. Free Meet & Greet: A no-obligation session to understand your needs.
     

  2. Customized Training Packages: Tailored to create a fulfilling life with your well-behaved dog.

Training Philosophy: "Transformative Love through Canine Connection"

"Pets have the power to evoke a profound love, often filling gaps left by human relationships."

-Alan Beck & Aron Katcher, Between Pets and People.

Training & Certifications

  • Master Dog Training Certification from the National K-9 School for Dog Trainers, regulated by the Ohio State Board of Career Colleges and Schools.
     

  • Experience with Bomb Detection Dogs, was certified through the International Police Working Dog Association.
     

  • Member of the International Association of Canine Professionals.

Meet Lorrie Harris: Founder and Visionary

Lorrie Harris brings over 30 years of experience in dog training. Her journey began post-U.S. Navy in 1990, transitioning to formal training in 2019. Lorrie's expertise blends seamlessly with her Health Coaching background, creating a unique, holistic approach to canine training.

Why I Became A Master Dog Behavior & Trainer

My mission is to empower people to cultivate profound relationships with their dogs, enhancing their ability to give and receive love. A dog's unconditional love is a powerful tool for emotional and personal growth.

Learn More About the "Master Dog Training & Behavior" Coaching Program.

Top Dog Behavior Trips

Welcome to our top dog behavior training tips!

As pet parents ourselves, we understand the importance of a well-behaved and balanced furry friend.

Whether you have a new puppy or a seasoned companion, these expert tips will help you build a strong bond and have a happy, well-adjusted dog in no time!

1. Consistency is key:
Dogs thrive on routine and consistency. Set clear rules and expectations from the beginning and stick to them.

This will help your dog understand what is expected of them and create a peaceful and structured environment.


2. Positive reinforcement:

Play and Reward-based training is highly effective. Use treats, praise, and toys to reward your dog's good behavior.

This will encourage them to repeat those behaviors and learn faster. Remember to be generous with your praise and keep training sessions short and fun.


3. Be a strong leader:

Dogs are pack animals and look to their pup parents for guidance. Establish yourself as a confident and trustworthy leader by setting boundaries and providing guidance.

This will help your dog feel secure and reduce unwanted behaviors, such as excessive barking or separation anxiety.


4. Enrichment training and socialization:
Expose your dog to different people, animals, and environments from a young age. Proper enrichment and socialization is crucial for preventing fear and aggression issues. Gradually introduce your dog to new experiences and reward them for calm and confident behavior.


5. Exercise and mental stimulation:
A tired dog is a well-behaved dog. Regular exercise helps release excess energy, reduces behavioral problems, and keeps your dog physically fit.

Additionally, mental stimulation through puzzle toys, obedience training, and interactive games is just as important to keep their minds sharp and engaged.


6. Patience and persistence:

Dog training takes time and effort. Be patient with your furry friend and understand that each dog learns at their own pace. Celebrate small victories and remain consistent and persistent.

Your dedication will pay off, and you'll have a well-behaved dog who brings joy and companionship to your life.

Remember, training is an ongoing process, and it's never too late to start. Incorporate these tips into your daily routine and enjoy the rewards of a happy, obedient, and well-behaved dog.

If you want further guidance or in-depth training, be sure to check out our online dog behavior class or contact us for personalized assistance. Happy training!

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