About Us


Dog Training and Behavior Consulting

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.


Professional Dog Training

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


Training Solutions

We offer basic obedience training  as well as solutions for common behavior problems such as:

  • Jumping
  • Barking
  • Pulling on leash 
  • House soiling
  • Unruliness

Behavior Modification for the following:

  • Fears/phobias  
  • Anxiety based behaviors
  • Aggression
  • On leash reactivity
  • Destructive behavior

Training and Behavior Services

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Appointments are available Monday through Saturday in the Davidson, Sumner and Williamson County areas.  

Rescue Me! Dog Training and Behavior Consulting

PO Box 1958, Goodlettsville, TN 37070, US

(615) 339-7508