Dog Training in Salem, MA

Are you ready to shake up life with your dog and make changes? That’s great! Dog Coach can help you create a family-centered canine life where your dog learns to follow your leadership. Our dog training in Salem, MA and surrounding North Shore area empowers with dog handling skills that encourage dogs to make better choices.

From basic dog training issues to behavioral problems such as uncontrolled barking, dog reactivity, housebreaking, rough play, or leash pulling, Dog Coach can help.

Why Hire a Dog Trainer in Salem, MA?

Imagine being able to live the fun life you want with the best dog in the neighborhood! Having a great relationship with your dog takes dedication and consistent work. Our Beverly, MA dog training programs address canine development as your dog grows and learns expectations for good behavior.

Happy Salem Dog Coach Clients

“Best investment we have made! Dog Coach transformed our German Shepard pup, Felix, into the best dog on and off-leash. Before going to Dog Coach, Felix constantly pulled on leash, was magnetized to other dogs, and wasn’t trusted off-leash when playing fetch. After our training, we can confidently say he walks by our hip, doesn’t care when other dogs are near, and ALWAYS comes back when playing fetch! We will be coming back when we get another pup without question.”

– Katherine M.

Our Programs

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Puppy Training

Team Puppy is for dogs ages 8-16 weeks. The program is 3 sessions, one-on-one and covers:

  • Setting a feed and sleep schedule
  • Crate training
  • Potty training
  • Controlling nipping, barking, and more
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Foundation Training

Foundation training is a comprehensive approach to dog training. Whether you're looking for obedience training or behavior modification, Our results-driven dog training is a deep dive into how you and your family interact with your dog.

Basic challenges we address include:

  • Leash reactivity
  • Food and resource guarding
  • Fear and separation anxiety
  • Dog-to-dog aggression
  • Socialization
  • Basic dog obedience

Remote Collar Training

Remote collar training is for the dog that tends to make bad choices, is uncontrollable, does not listen to you, or is easily over-excited.

Remote collar training includes all the lessons of our Foundation Program with practice in:

  • Sit, place (stay), heel, and down
  • Off-leash recall
  • Proper responses to excessive barking and resource guarding

A Dog Training Tip from Our Team: Train Your Reactive Family Dog

It can feel daunting to have a reactive family dog that cannot handle passing dogs or people on the street. Our programs teach you the skills to be the calm, confident dog owner you want to become. Simple concepts like increasing dog crate time and structured walks with your dog will help you set expectations for better behavior. Our one-on-one instruction is focused on giving you dog handling skills around controlled distractions: Real-world challenges that yield big results. Patience and commitment are essential for working with any dog, especially a reactive one.

Ready to Move Forward?

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