For over 10 years, we have been serving the pets and families of Middle Tennessee with 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.
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 18 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.
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.
Initial 1 hour training session for basic manners and loose leash walking.
1 hour in home follow-up training session to assess progress , coach owners and practice training commands .
3 - One hour follow-up training sessions in home or on location after initial dog training session.
2 - week board and train package for dogs over the age of 6 months includes in home follow-up session, handouts, video updates, phone and email support as long as needed.
2 - weeks of boarding, basic manners, crate training and socializing for puppies under 6 months of age.
Appointments are available Monday through Saturday in the Davidson, Sumner and Williamson County areas.
PO Box 1958, Goodlettsville, TN 37070, US