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BEHAVIOR MODIFICATION

Dealing with problem behaviors?  Struggling to help your dog live their best life?


Leave It to the Expert!

AND THE BEST PART...SHE COMES TO YOU!

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JANINE

Behavior Modification Specialist

Like many trainers, Janine’s first dog, Kingston, started her down her path of training canines 9 years ago.  Kingston, an American Staffordshire Terrier mix, was loveable, sweet, and kind, but Janine knew the reputation that the breed carried. Determined to have Kingston be the most obedient well-mannered canine he could be, Janine set out on a career path of learning and application that hasn’t ended yet.


Ever the student, Janine has sought out the finest in canine training to better her skills.  Abandoning her successful corporate life, Janine enrolled in classes at the Michael Ellis School.  Learning as much as she could with Michael Ellis, Janine applied her training knowledge and started doing pack walks and off-leash group socials.  The pack walks exposed her to more and different canines, but it also allowed her to spend the majority of her time with Kingston. Having graduated The Michael Ellis School Trainers, Janine has now turned her focus to helping an even wider variety of interesting canine behavioral cases.


Through the pack walks Janine came to understand that the spectrum of canine obedience was vast, and that many of her clients needed more help.  Janine attended the Monks of New Skeet/ Marc Goldberg training to help elevate her knowledge.  Applying her new knowledge Janine started offering obedience training to the pack walk clients.  Janine found new success and joy in her life.


Janine continues to be a student of dog psychology and training, elevating her craft by continuing her education by attending shadow programs, workshops, and classes by Heather Beck, Karen Pryor, Jay Jack, Chad Mackin, Lucas Agnew, and the team at Oregon Tails. 


Janine has developed a love for helping the reactionary and under socialized canines in the world. Janine believes that with proper guidance, trust, and clear communication all pups can become great. In her spare time, Janine has helped with rescue/rehome cases near her in North San Diego County. 

Janine’s current canine companion is Juno, a 3.5 year old Belgian Malinois, who helps her socialize puppies and teach them better canine communication skills. Janine will be adding a second Belgian Malinois in early 2022 to her pack. 

FAQ

Your Questions, Answered

WHAT IS THE BEHAVIOR MODIFICATION PROGRAM?

Behavior modification is highly specialized training that not all trainers are versed in. We have heard the community and located one of the best in the industry to provide a behavior modification outlet to the Gallatin Valley dog community and beyond.

Janine operates her Behavior Modification program all over the United States with outstanding success. She is mobile and is able to train in the owners' geographical location and also travel to expose dogs to new places in order to build confidence, socialize, and generalize the behaviors that she is working on. This approach has yielded astonishing success. Each Behavior Modification program is custom tailored to the individual dog that she is working with and their unique characteristics.

​*While Training With Play can certainly help with more mild behavior modification, we believe in outsourcing more persistent cases to a subject matter expert.

WHERE DO I START?

For dogs located in Montana: First reach out to Training With Play directly at patrick@trainingwithplay.com or 406 404 0979  to arrange an in-person consultation at the facility in Belgrade MT.


This consultation will outline the behavior modification program, determine if we are a good fit for your needs, and finally put you in touch with Janine. The cost for this consultation is $250. 

*Due to Janines overwhelming demand, it is necessary for us to pre-screen to determine if the dog and owner are a good fit for her program.

AFTER THE CONSULTATION WITH TRAINING WITH PLAY WHAT HAPPENS NEXT?

If determined to be a good fit for Janines' program, you will have a video conference directly with Janine to meet and discuss dogs' needs.

WHAT IS THE COST & LENGTH OF THE PROGRAM?

The cost for the Behavior Modification Program is $6,500 for six weeks of immersion training. Janine will adapt her program based on the needs of the dog and owner however this pricing structure is very consistent.

WHAT ARE THE DEPOSIT & SCHEDULING REQUIREMENTS?

Due to the fact that Janine will travel to Montana for the pickup & training of the dog, she requires a non-refundable deposit of $3000 at the time of reservation to cover travel expenses and related costs here in Montana, and the remaining balance of $3500 at the beginning of the training program. 
*Due to her schedule and travel intensive business, the scheduled dates will be firm and not adjusted after reservation unless directly approved in writing by Janine.

WILL I BE INVOLVED IN THE PROCESS?

Janine shares our belief that the owners' involvement in the outcome of the training is paramount. She will work with owners just as much as with the dog to ensure success during the program & when the dog returns home from training.

LINKS

Instagram: SANDIEGOTRAILDOGS


Click Here: Before and After Video Sample

Michael Ellis School for Dog Trainers


*Referrals are available upon request

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