You & Your Dog Get Our Undivided Attention

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

You & Your Dog Get Our Undivided Attention

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

How Does It Work?

Initial Consultation Start Here!
All new clients are required to begin with an initial behavior consultation. This includes:

  • 90-minute behavior evaluation
  • Assessment of your training goals and expectations
  • Identify why behavior problems are happening
  • Identify your dog’s motivations and set up training protocols
  • Take action for short-term and long-term relief
  • 90-minute behavior evaluation
  • Assessment of your training goals and expectations
  • Identify why behavior problems are happening
  • Identify your dog’s motivations and set up training protocols
  • Take action for short-term and long-term relief

Private Training

We travel to your home and customize a training plan to solve complex behavior problems or common dog behavior issues. Sessions include:

  • 60 minutes of personalized coaching
  • Training of foundation level skills and obedience
  • Practice around distractions and different environments
  • Recommendations about your dog’s holistic care, including dietary needs and daily exercise routine

Behavior Problems

  • Aggressive to People or Other Dogs
  • Barking At Other Dogs
  • Barking At People
  • Growling At Children
  • Guarding Food or Toys
  • Fear of Strangers Entering The House
  • Sensitive to Handling at the Vet or Groomer
  • Fear, Shyness, Anxiety
  • Multi-dog integration

Manners and Obedience

  • Sit and Down
  • Potty Training
  • Reliable Stays
  • Wait At Door
  • Fast Recalls
  • Loose Leash Walking
  • Jumping Problems
  • Crate Training

Save When You Buy Multiple Sessions!

You can book individual sessions or get a discounted rate when you purchase multiple-session packages.

Online Lessons: Skype or Video

This training option is for people who live far outside of our service area. Online lessons are only available for certain types of cases. Please contact us for qualifications, details, and rates. For cases that qualify, we will:

  • Meet online for 1 hour to discuss what behavior problems you want to work on with your dog
  • Create a specialized training plan with video examples on how to teach your dog select behaviors
  • Schedule regular online video sessions as needed. If you prefer not to do live sessions, you have the option to submit 5-minute pre-recorded videos for review

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.