For over 15 years, we have been serving the pets and families of Middle Tennessee with certified professional dog training and behavior consulting as well as board and train here at our farm.
We love caring and connecting with animals and creating everlasting relationships.
We provide a variety of training and behavior services for all ages and breeds of dogs. Our training philosophy is to teach safe, humane and effective dog training through positive reinforcement. The methods we use are rooted in the science of learning theory with a focus on force free, error free learning. Through gentle and human methods of training, we strive to meet the dog where they are most inspired to learn.
JULIE FARRIS -CBCC-KA, CPDT-KA is Nashville's only professional dog trainer certified in both dog training and behavior consulting through the Certified Council for Professional Dog Trainers (CCPDT). Farris has over 20+ years of experience training dogs and counseling owners while specializing in behavior modification for shelter and rescue dogs for adoption.
In 2012 she joined the behavior medicine department of Blue Pearl Veterinary Specialists in Franklin, TN where she worked for 4 years as the behavior technician for animal behaviorist Dr. Beth Strickler - MS, DVM, DACVB.
Farris continues to provide follow-up training services for those patients of Dr. Beth Strickler, MS,DVM,DACVB,CDBC , who are in need of behavior modification and training as part of their follow-up care.
Over the years, Farris has worked with wolves, foxes and coyotes at the Shy Wolf Sanctuary in Naples Florida, mentored student trainers enrolled in Animal Behavior College, taught cell dog programs in conjunction with the Davidson County Sheriff's Department and is currently a board member and behavior consultant for Bonaparte's Retreat, a Nashville dog rescue owned by country music legend Emmylou Harris
We offer basic obedience training as well as solutions for common behavior problems such as:
Behavior Modification for the following:
1 1/2 hour initial in home behavior assessment with modification and training plan includes email and phone support for cases involving aggression, fear and anxiety related behaviors.
1 hour in home follow-up training session to evaluate progress and practice behavior change protocols.
Three 1 - hour in home follow-up training sessions to evaluate progress and practice behavior change protocols.
Initial in home behavior consultation and training session (1 1/2 hour) for basic manners and loose leash walking.
Includes (1) initial in home behavior consultation and training session plus (2) one - hour training sessions in home or on location for basic manners and/or loose leash walking.
Includes (1) initial in home behavior consultation and training session plus (5) one - hour follow-up training sessions in home or on location. for basic manners and/or loose leash walking.
Do you have a new puppy that you want to get a jump start on training before they start bad habits? Do you have an issue like a less than robust recall that continues to need work? Have you made it through puppy class and your puppy still needs to learn how to greet guests in your home without jumping? If so , sounds like a mini-camp would be perfect for you. (Puppies must be under 6 months of age and up to date on vaccinations). For more information and space availability just fill out the c
For more information on the 2-week program for puppies and adult dogs please fill out contact form below.
Appointments are available Monday through Saturday in the Davidson, Sumner and Williamson County areas.
PO Box 1958, Goodlettsville, TN 37070, US