All classes are held at the Montgomery County 4H Center in Skippack. Deadline for registering for any class is two weeks before start date. Please call or email for class availability if within 2 weeks of start date or if class only lists one or two available spots.
Phone or video Consultation
Many problems and training can be discussed over the phone, Skype or via video submission. Phone consultations include 30 minute consultation. Video submissions will include written evaluation and response and you can up to 3 short videos. It is recommended to have a session with Nicole first but it is not necessary. Please note not all behaviors can appropriately be addressed in a phone or video consultation and may require a private session.
$25 Per half hour block or per video set submission
____________________________________________________________________________Therapy Dog Training Class:
The goal of this class is for you and your dog to learn the "how-to" of working as a therapy dog team. This 4 week class will explore the background of therapy dogs, proper etiquette for dogs and handlers, will teach you how to interact with staff and residents, how to position your dog for the interactions and useful commands. *Please note that I am not permitted to test teams that have trained with me. Class size limited to 6-7 students and for those who wish to be certified and those who already are but want more experience. Minimum requirements: Basic Obedience. Taking a therapy dog class is not a requirement to become certified with TDI.
$120 for 4 weeks
Class is held on demand, please contact me if interested
____________________________________________________________________________Therapy Dog International & AKC Canine Good Citizen, STAR Puppy and Trick Dog Testing
Please contact me for more information.
Have a subject you'd like to see as a workshop? Just let me know!
Is your dog barking an annoying part of life? Does it happen a lot, at inappropriate times, at people
and at other animals? This one night session will explore the reasons why this happens and teaches
you methods to curb the behavior.
$30 per dog
Does your dog seems to have selective hearing when you call them to come? Do
you have a difficult time getting them to come inside from your yard? This one night workshop will
teach you methods and tricks to train your dog with a reliable recall!
$30 per dog
Four on the Floor: Does your dog have a jumping issue? Does he/she annoy guests and visitors
and even your family? Learn the reasons why dogs jump and learn techniques to help curb the
behavior. One night workshop.
$30 per dog
Taking the Lead: Is walking your dog not enjoyable? Do they pull ahead, zig zag or put on the
brakes? Let me show you how to fix these issues! This one night workshop with your dog will show
you techniques to change leash behavior to make it more enjoyable for you and your pup!
$30 per dog
Thursday night: 7:35 - 8:30 November 16
Thinking of adding a new member to your pack and would like a professional temperament
and intelligence evaluation? Dogs evaluated can be in homes for private adoption, shelter dogs, rescue dogs or entire litters. Pricing is for 1 hour. Additional time to each evaluation can be added as requested. Please use check out option on private session page if using online payment option.
$90 Per evaluation within 10 mile radius
$100 per evaluation 10.1-15 mile radius
$110 per evaluation 15.1-20 mile radius
$120 per evaluation 20.1-25 mile radius
Please add $10 for every additional 5 miles - no distance is too far!
Event Handling & Public Speaking
I am available to handle your dog at parties, special events and weddings! I am also
available to speak to groups on a variety of subjects.
Event handling: $30 Per Hour (2 hour minimum.)
Public speaking/workshops: $90 per hour
Travel time to be added