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Thank you for your interest in Canine Connection LLC.
We are in the business of
In home People Training for dogs!
Although we are advocates of structured obedience class for owners and their pets to aid in leadership and socialization, Canine Connection is unique
in that the type of program we offer is
not taught in the classroom.
Our focus is in helping dog owners correct unwanted behavioral issues. We do this by demonstrating the type of thinking that goes on in the canine mind, and educating owners how to relate to and communicate effectively by accessing and utilizing the dogs instinctual pack mentality.
We instruct clients how to manage their dog’s behavior issues and demonstrate what changes in behavior need addressed in order to accomplish their goal of having a well behaved dog that listens to and takes direction from their owners.
This is most efficiently accomplished by coming to your home and performing an in depth behavior analysis. Dogs behave differently away from the home environment. Many behaviors they exhibit don’t come to the forefront for trainers when
taken out of their element.
Canine Behavior Analysis/Consultation. Your session begins with a behavior analysis of your pet and review of the
dynamic happening within the home.
During this visit
history is documented, your dog’s behavior is assessed and your training
goals are discussed.
We will begin
working on methods to assist you in mastering
leadership with your dog at that time, with primary focus on your problem areas. Most often the typical session averages approximately 3 hours.
We provide many informational
handouts in a presentation folder that will be used as reference material now and in the future if necessary.
Our fee for private consulting, training and coaching is Billed at $69.00 per hour.
on the training goals you have for your dog, additional Training sessions may need to be
program is designed and personalized to meet the individual needs of the client and their pet.
Dogs may require more/less time based on the
number of animals in the home and behavioral issues needing addressed.
We will provide as much time as
Your trainer will prepare
and outline a plan of action that addresses the specific goals you want to
accomplish with your dog/dogs.
Homes located 25 miles outside of the Erie area may be assessed
a travel fee. **Lengthy travel fees (60
miles or more) must be paid in advance.**
make the most of your training session it is strongly recommended that you schedule your appointment at a time
when there will be the least amount of distractions.
Sitters may be necessary for young children.
Payment is due and payable in cash or check at the time of
your consultation. Additional training session fees are due at the time of service.
A 3% service charge is
applied with Credit Card use.
We make absolutely certain that you have a clear understanding how to deal with all behavioral problems that need to be addressed with your dog.
Once you have completed your training & coaching session...
Canine Connection will be available as a resource to you for the life of your pet!
While there is never an additional fee to established clients for phone or email consultations, we are available for additional hands on sessions at your request; however, this is
usually not necessary!
We have years of experience, dealing with everything from fear based issues, anxiety, aggression, and even dogs who are just highly excitable and in need of better manners! We hope this information is helpful in your decision to participate with
Our goal is to help you achieve the kind of relationship
you've always wanted with your pet along with the
sense of pride
that comes with ownership of a well behaved dog.
Canine Connection takes great pride in our affordable service and we're sure you'll be happy working with us. Look around our website and if you have any questions, would like travel fee information, or would like to chat about your dog issues please feel free to contact us.
Eileen K Murdock
Professional Member APDT
Hours are By Appointment only! Please call to schedule between 9AM and 7PM Monday thru Thursday
*At this time the current wait list is about 1 week depending on your scheduling needs.
We accept payments in Cash, Check or Credit card. Credit purchases will be assessed a 3% processing fee.
Be sure to visit our additional pages
(about us & contact us, above/right side)
to View Client Testimonials and background information regarding Eileen's experience with dog handling.