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Understand their mind.

Change their manners.

Dog Training in Cornelius: Tailored To Your Dog's Needs


Dogs come in all shapes and sizes.  So do their needs. 

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It is CRITICAL to understand your dog's needs before starting any kind of training. We have a specialized team in Cornelius with unique experience that will properly assess your dog and develop the right plan for you. 

Your dog may need to be taught obedience. We call this "Manners". 


Or your dog may need help with deeper-lying behavioral issues such as anxiety or aggressiveness. We call this "Mind". 

What Do You Need Help With?



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Behavior Modification

Address the root cause of your dog’s behavioral problems.


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Obedience Training

Eliminate bad habits and learn new skills: heel, sit, place, etc.

Start by understanding if your dog needs Obedience Training (Manners) or if your dog needs help with Behavioral Issues (Mind) or both.

    Aggression to humans/dogs


    Separation anxiety


    Fear of new people/places


    Stop pulling on the leash

    Stop barking at other dogs/people

    Stop jumping/nipping/biting

    Learn commands like 'heel', 'place', 'sit'

    Learn to come back when called


Not sure what you need?  Let us help! Contact us to speak with one of our trainers.

Getting Started is Free and Easy

Step 1

Sign up for a free evaluation. 

Click the button below to schedule a time to speak with one of our experienced trainers over the phone (or in person if necessary). We ask questions in order to best understand your specific goals and needs.  

Step 2

We create a customized plan for your dog.

Wether you need Mind or Manners training, we'll customize a plan that matches your dog's needs as well as your lifestyle and pair you with a trainer that is right for you.  

Step 3

We get to work! 

Through one of our service programs (see below), we will start working with your dog to address your needs and teach you how to communicate with your dog in a brand new way. 


In-Home Lessons

We work with you and your dog in your home or a public space near you.

Our Services

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Board and Train

Have your dog stay with us where they will learn in a loving, home environment, similar to you home. 

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Group Classes

Whether you are new to training, or one of our experienced clients, we have a class that meets your needs. 

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Our Training Method

Dogs HAVE to be taught both YES and NO, but in the right way. 


We teach them YES by using positive reinforcement techniques such as food, treats, marker training and playing games to help them understand what we want them to do. 


Then we teach them NO by introducing minor corrections in order to set boundaries. This can be done with a wide variety of tools; slip leads, prong collars, vibration collars and e-collars.  


All of which we are highly trained on and teach you how to use them safely and effectively, and most importantly, in a way that isn't harsh to your dog.


Learn more about our method.

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Rita W - Charlotte, NC

"Chelsey is a dream! My husband and I had so much anxiety about the interactions between our fun-loving pitbull and our rambunctious toddler.


Chelsey was able to come into our home and bring a sense of calm and order. She understood our situation and was able to help us come up with solutions. She also was able to help us better understand our dog and what his needs are so that we all can be successful. To sum it all up, Chelsey is amazing and an asset in dog training!"

Success Stories

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Examples of dogs and their behavior assessments, as well as the outcomes.

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