Force-Free Dog Training in Durango

As the Four Corners/Durango area’s top behavior expert, Annie Phenix is the go-to trainer for aggression, separation anxiety, or any unwanted canine behavior. Our training is always force-free, modern, and based on how dogs learn.

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About Us

Head trainer Annie Phenix, CPDT-KA©, is a certified trainer recommended by veterinarians. She is a nationally recognized behavior expert, an AKC Evaluator and a nose work competitor.

We teach Growly Dog Classes, Nose Works, Private Consults and have a popular Board and Train program. We give your dog a clear communication path that allows your dog to learn to love to learn.

Read on to learn how you can build a solid foundation without pain through positive reinforcement.

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The Midnight Dog Walkers

Does your dog bark, lunge or growl the instant he sees another dog? Are you a secret member of the Midnight Dog Walker’s club — walking your dog at odd hours in an attempt to avoid conflict with other dog or people? Annie’s book is for you! She coaches you on how to help your dog using no force or pain in this practical, positive training book.

Pre-order Annie’s book, The Midnight Dog Walkers, today on Amazon.com!

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Annie is the Trainer in Residence for Dogster.com, one of the world’s largest on line gather spots for dog lovers. Check out her weekly advice column and watch for her interviews with the top trainers, behaviorists, researchers, authors, and veterinarians in the field.

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Annie writes a training advice — Speak! — for Dogster Magazine (replaces Dog Fancy). Pick up this gorgeous, informative magazine nationwide and in Canada at such stores as PetSense, Tractor Supply and more!

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Annie writes articles for The Lucky Puppy, a new online and print magazine that focus on rescue dogs and their magnificent owners.

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Annie interviews the best of the best in the dog industry for BARKS Magazine published by the Pet Professional Guild. Check out her recent interviews with the world renowned veterinary behaviorist Dr. Karen Overall and Control Unleashed Trainer Leslie McDevitt!

 

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