Serving Kitsap and Pierce Counties from our Gig Harbor Studio + Virtual Training & Consults Worldwide!     Call: (253) 358-5232

Serving Kitsap and Pierce Counties  from our Gig Harbor Studio + Virtual Training & Consults Worldwide!

Sound Dog Connection

Services (backup)


  • 60 to 90-minute sessions on behavior, canine and human communication, life with senior dogs, stress in dogs, with a specialty in fear and reactivity/aggression amongst other behavioral concerns. Special sessions tailored for other dog professionals.
  • Full day educational events to dive deeper into the science of behavior, to the why’s and how to’s with behavior issues. Learn to “speak dog” through interpreting canine communication
  • Special interest and experience with shelters and rescues.
  • Half day to multiple day hands-on workshops in K9 Nose Work® to focus on skill building and observation skills for teams involved in or trialing with NACSW®. Various aspects of canine behavior from the applied animal behavior side and applied behavior analysis are included as they relate to the activity/sport of K9 Nose Work®
  • K9 Nose Work® for shelter dog events. 60-90-minute trainings to introduce K9 Nose Work® to volunteers and staff at shelter to enrich the lives of shelter dogs. I am available for follow up sessions and support.
  • Experienced at creating sessions around your specific needs and group size
Training Services

Fees for in home sessions begin at $175 an hour and up, to $150 for follow up sessions 

Private sessions in your home to teach “good dog manners” and prevent problem behaviors
  • Loose leash walking  
  • Recall behavior
  • Polite greetings
  • Socialization
  • All things puppy!
Private sessions in your home to address unwanted behaviors
  • Dog to dog reactivity
  • Fearful behaviors
  • Aggressive behaviors to humans or other dogs
  • Inter dog issues, w/in the house
  • Identifying and meeting the needs of senior dogs
  • Excessive barking
  • Separation anxiety
Private sessions in your home or various locations in the area for K9 Nose® work teams.
  • Introduce the activity
  • Advanced teams that are involved in competition
  • Any team at any level that want to enrich their dog’s life 
  • Dog or human reactive dogs that are more successful in private sessions

– in home sessions are very effective as you and your dog are learning in your natural environment –

Zoom Sessions

Now offering Zoom sessions for all types of training and behavior issues, including K9 Nose Work®.

Zoom sessions are $140 for initial session and all follow ups are $125.

Also offering Cat Behavior sessions!

Fearful Dogs…
more than the label!

How Fear Correlates (not causes) Behavior Issues!
$ 29
  • Language: English
  • Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Your dog smells…

An exploration of K9 Nose Work® and what it means for dogs and their humans.
  • Duration: 1 hour 25 minutes


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