Behavior Modification

Teamworks Behavior Modification Services and Classes


What is a “behaviorally healthy dog”?

  • Is comfortable being petted by children and people of all types without growling or shrinking away
  •  Can be examined and groomed by the vet and by owners without growling or trying to bite
  • Has not bitten a person (with the exception of “puppy mouthing”)
  • Does not growl, lunge, or shrink away from strangers
  • Does not patrol windows, doors, car or yard, barking at strangers or other dogs
  • Does not growl or bite to guard food, toys, or resting spaces
  • Is not afraid of new people, objects, sounds, or smells
  • Eliminates in the correct the location (please note: most puppies under the age of 14 weeks don’t have the muscle control to know when they are going!)
  • Lives peacefully with all people and with other animals in the household
  • Can be in a room with other dogs and settle down after 5 minutes even if it doesn’t get to sniff the dogs
  • Is able to walk down the street and pass another dog and/or person without growling, lunging, and barking
  • Allows guests to enter the house without growling, lunging, and barking

If your dog is not behaviorally healthy, please consider signing up for a Behavioral Consultation or taking one of our Behavior Modification Classes.


Behavior Modification Services

Private Behavioral Consultation
Temperament Testing Services

Behavior Modification Classes

Reactive Dogs Class
Fearful Fidos Class
Leash Manners & Polite Greetings
Therapeutic Agility
Control Unleashed Class
Behavior Adjustment Training (B.A.T.) Class

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