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We can help with common issues like:

  • Jumping on guests

  • Growling/barking

  • Threshold Training (dashing out doors)

  • Coming when called

  • Destructive chewing

  • House training

  • Crate training

  • Counter surfing/stealing

  • Digging

  • Pulling 

  • Leash reactivity

  • Kids and dogs safety

  • Chasing cats/prey, etc.

OR start Virtual Training with your puppy *BEFORE* these issues arise! Spend quality time with your canine companion and explore training options! Get experienced professional guidance on a variety of topics.


Contact Mary today!

Certified Professional Dog Trainer (CPDT), Mary Swinyer specializes in one-on-one individual personalized training.

Mary has extensive experience in NACSW Nose Work, AKC Scent Work, Rally (both AKC & World Cynosport), Obedience, Agility, Freestyle, Puppy Basics/Manners, Tricks, Urban Mushing, Therapy Dog Training and more. 

Currently in the North Bay of Sonoma County.


Electronic Consultations are available for those outside of Mary's area who may not be able to find an experienced professional trainer locally.


Mary was an official AKC Scent Work Judge, she is still an AKC Temperament Test Evaluator, an AKC Canine Good Citizen Evaluator and now AKC Fetch judge!  Mary can witness your dog's tricks to apply for AKC Trick Dog Titles either in person or via video


We are so proud of former Modar student Winnie! Winnie now has an ELITE CHAMPIONSHIP title with NACSW!!!  You can see Winnie pictured to the right, both during early training and with ribbon wins! Puggle Power!

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