Find The Virtue In Every Dog

Offering positive reinforcement dog training in Reading, Allentown, Philadelphia, Lancaster, West Chester, Berks, Harrisburg, Carlisle, Chester, Montgomery, Lehigh, Schuylkill, Lebanon, and surrounding areas.

Find The Virtue In Every Dog

Offering positive reinforcement dog training in Reading, Allentown, Philadelphia, Lancaster, West Chester, Berks, Harrisburg, Carlisle, Chester, Montgomery, Lehigh, Schuylkill, Lebanon, and surrounding areas.

Why Work With The Virtuous Dog?

PATIENCE – LOVE – GOOD TRAINING

No matter who your dog is or where they came from these three simple concepts mean everything and they are the difference between success and failure.

How Do We Do It?

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Proven Methods

We use science-based, positive reinforcement methods.
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It's All Love

We do not use fear, pain, or intimidation to train dogs.
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We Get Fast Results

We’re experienced at fixing even the toughest behavior problems.
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Positive Reinforcement

We make training fun and rewarding for both you and your dog.
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We're Professionals

We’re a Certified Trainer Counselor (CTC) through the renowned Academy for Dog Trainers.

Who We Are

Kelly works with a wide range of dog breeds, and specializes in training fearful and aggressive dogs using positive reinforcement dog training methods. With 25 years of experience, Kelly brings a unique blend of insight to dogs and their people. Her experience also includes:

  • Rehabilitating dogs that were rescued from abusive and illegal situations.
  • Working in shelter, rescue, and animal advocacy. She began working at Montgomery County SPCA when she was 15 years old, and has been passionate about animal welfare ever since.

The Virtuous Dog is based in Reading, Pennsylvania and offers training services in Allentown, Philadelphia, Lancaster, West Chester, Berks, Harrisburg, Carlisle, Chester, Montgomery, Lehigh, Schuylkill, Lebanon, and more. Additional charge for extended travel. Services include private training for dog obedience, reactivity, aggression, fear, resource guarding, jumping, pulling on leash, recall, crate training, and more. We also offer behavior analysis, remote training and counseling, public speaking and education, and adoption support and matchmaking services.