Aggression and Behavior Modification

Sometimes your dog behaves in ways that are embarrassing, stressful, frustrating, and scary. Don't worry! Leash and Learn's unique approach to dog training leaves you feeling calm and confident.

Need to Work On?

  • Barking and lunging at other dogs or people

  • Problems with babies, toddlers or kids 

  • Not wanting to go for walks

  • Hiding behind you while outside 

  • Refusing brushing, nail clipping, ear cleaning or medications

  • Not allowing touching or handling

  • Growling at you when he's eating 

  • Not allowing you to take objects away from him

  • Destructive behavior

  • Frequent or constant anxious behavior

  • Biting

  • And More!

We Can Help!


How Leash and Learn Works with Aggression and Behavior Modification

Aggression and behavior modification training is designed to meet the individual needs of your dog and family. Whatever the problem, Leash and Learn employs positive reinforcement training techniques to develop a customized training plan and to help you address the behavior.


  • Rachel comes to your home for your initial consultation

  • Rachel take a detailed history, and observe your dog's behavior

  • Together we determine realistic goals and create a plan

  • We begin training exercises

  • Safety and management are implemented

  • When necessary, Rachel will work in conjunction with your Veterinarian or Veterinary Behaviorist to ensure the greatest success for your dog

  • Follow up lessons are available in packages of 4 or 8. Rachel will tell you which option fits you best. It is recommended that lessons are spaced about 2 weeks apart for maximum success


Goals with Aggression and Behavior Modification

​Through humane, science-based, positive reinforcement we will work as a team to:

  • Decrease and prevent problem behaviors

  • Teach your dog what we do want them to do

  • Teach your dog to make better choices

  • Create positive associations

  • Build your dog's confidence

  • Reduce your dog's fear, anxiety, and stress

  • Establish clear rules, boundaries, and routines

  • Leave you feeling supported, calm, and confident



Free Phone Call

If you still have some questions or are looking for more detailed information about how our certified, vet-recommended trainer can help,  you can schedule your free 15-minute phone call with Rachel. You can request a phone call by clicking the "schedule here" button below. 


Initial Consultation

Your initial consultation is your first training appointment. This is when we talk about what's going on with your dog, determine appropriate goals, come up with a training plan, and begin training. 


Your initial consultation and runs between 90-120 minutes. Following the appointment, you receive typed notes reviewing everything we covered. 



If email is your preferred method of communication you can send an email by clicking the "contact here" button below and we will reach out shortly.