Canine Behavior Services

Beyond Training: Understanding & Transforming Your Dog’s Behavior

Amanda’s Approach

  • Carefully assess the dog’s environment, well-being, and behavior to pinpoint the cause of any behavioral issues.
  • A strategic and simple action plan will be developed for the dog based on its specific needs.

Distinct yet complementary roles

  • Dog Trainers: Teach dogs new skills and commands.
  • Behavior Consultants: Uncover and address the root causes of behavior issues

Working closely with dog owners

  • Education on the individual dog’s needs and behaviors.
  • Collaborate with dog owners to create an action plan that will be easy to follow.
  • Consistent support for a healthier dog-owner bond.
  • A strategic and simple action plan will be developed for the dog based on its specific needs.

Amanda has extensive knowledge in the field of canine behavior and has studied a multitude of topics. Click here to learn more about her credentials, involvement in conferences, and researching different topics.

In-Home Behavioral Intervention

Our in-home consultations provide a comprehensive assessment of your dog’s behavior in their natural environment. During the visit, we’ll observe your dog’s interactions with family members, identify triggers for behaviors, and develop a tailored behavior intervention plan that aligns with your family’s values and resources.

  • Your home
  • 2 hours
  • $250
  • In-Home Behavioral Intervention
  • 3 Behavior Sessions= $450
  • 6 Behavior Sessions= $900

Virtual Behavioral Interventions

For families outside our service area, we offer online consultations and virtual training sessions. Through video calls, we’ll discuss your dog’s specific behavioral issues, assess their needs, and develop a personalized training plan that you can implement at home.

  • Your home
  • 2 hours
  • $150
  • Online Behavioral Intervention

Safety Services for Pet Professionals and Facilities

We offer safety courses tailored to educate pet professionals and facility staff on recognizing and managing fearful and aggressive behaviors in dogs within your establishment. These courses encompass topics such as identifying early warning signs, interpreting dog body language, utilizing defensive handling techniques, and applying effective management strategies to safeguard both staff and dogs.

  • Your facility
  • 2-4 hours
  • $300+
  • Safety Courses

Should you get behavioral help for you and your dog?

“Problems like resource guarding, handling issues, separation anxiety and aggression toward people or other animals require custom treatment plans and individual attention from a qualified behaviorist. ” – ASPCA, Behavioral Help for Your Pet

Ready to book?

For your convenience, all of our booking is done 100% online. This will allow you to easily find a date and time that works with your schedule for our initial assessment. Scheduling the remaining appointments will be done with the trainer at the time of the initial assessment.

Prior to booking, we strongly encourage all clients to review our Service Policies.

Ruff to Ready trainers only accept a limited number of cases at once. This is to ensure every client receives the highest quality of care and support.