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Fun, family-friendly pet training for a positive change.

Is your dog knocking over your kids? Are you tired of cleaning up cat spray? Does your puppy’s constant whining when crated drive you crazy? Gretchen Collins has the experience and know-how to resolve troubling behaviors. Bring out the best in your dog or cat. Call Gretchen today.

BETTER DOG BEHAVIOR
Gretchen will resolve doggie dilemmas.

Do you dread walking your dog? Does your puppy bite EVERYTHING except her chew toys? Allow Gretchen to come to your home to guide you through positive training techniques to transform your dog’s behavior and enhance your family’s quality of life.

GOOD KITTY TRAINING
Fighting felines or urine ruin? Gretchen has the solution.

Whether it’s litter box woes or introducing a new feline friend to the family, Gretchen will usher you through a practical plan to improve your cat’s behavior—in the comfort of your home.

BOARD & TRAIN
Dog Training made easy (and FUN)!

Does your dog need trained but you don’t have the time or patience? Nervous about sending your canine family member to a large kennel to train? Life has a way of getting in the way – whether it’s for a day, a week or more.

Gretchen with Poodle

Your Veterinarian Recommended Trainer

Gretchen Collins, BS, KPA-CTP, RVT brings years of professional dog and cat experience to your home. Your kids will love her fun, encouraging approach. And you’ll enjoy peace of mind using only positive, effective training techniques guided by a certified dog trainer. Gretchen’s a mom too, so she understands the need to trust your pet around kids, neighbors, family, and friends. Read more about Gretchen’s background and credentials.

  • Experience Gretchen has exceeded pet parents’ expectations since 2006
  • Results You’ll be amazed how quickly your dog or cat learns new behaviors with clicker training
  • Convenience Training in your home, scheduled around your busy life
  • Education As a certified trainer, Gretchen uses only scientifically-sound, positive methods
  • Real-life solutions Maximize results by training where you need it most
  • In the words of a happy client (one of many)

    Gretchen is extremely skilled and knowledgeable in canine behavior. She communicates with both her two-legged and four-legged clients in an understandable and relatable manner. Gretchen brings such a positive attitude and ease to her training sessions. She’d be wonderful working with any dog and their family. —Karen and Kent