On-Phone Training

Having a problem with your dog and not sure what to do?

Get expert dog training and behavior support from the comfort of your home. Our professional trainers will provide advice to ensure that you are doing the right things to help solve any problems that come up. Your personalized consultation can help with:

  • Housetraining, barking, excessive chewing, nipping, jumping up, stealing items, etc.
  • Learning the basics of positive reinforcement training to help your dog become an important and welcome addition to your home.
  • Introducing a new dog to other dogs/pets already in your home.

Whether an issue has been going on for a while or it just began, by talking to one of our experts in dog behavior you will LEARN how to prevent it from happening and LEARN how to teach your dog a more acceptable behavior by following a customized training plan.


  • 30-45 minute phone training session
  • E-mail follow-up support
  • Lifetime membership giving you access to videos and handouts specific to your individual needs
  • Guaranteed 24-hour response

Once your session time is scheduled, your call will be placed at the agreed upon time (Note: Time may vary 15 minutes either way). If you do not answer, a TEXT will immediately be sent.

If you cancel day-of or do not respond within 15 minutes of the attempted call and text, your session will be considered completed. An additional fee of $25 will be required if you wish to re-schedule.


Terms:  Purchasing the A Sound Beginning Package or a single unit Phone Consultation signifies that you agree to the following Terms of Service.

Phone Consult Info

When you purchase The Sound Beginning Behavior and Training package one 30-minute phone consultation is included in the package price and it may be used at any time up until the completion of the last class.

Additional help is available at any time by purchasing individual phone consults.

Professional help is always just a phone call away!

Friendly Support

We're here to help. Our experienced trainers guide you through every step of the process as you learn how to build a lifetime relationship with your dog based on trust and understanding. 

Quick Start Package

Would you like to know more about your dog? Would you like to prevent mistakes and create a positive training plan? Check out our Intro to Training (Virtual) class for free.

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In-Home Training

For those who prefer personalized training in the comfort of your home, we offer several options with one of our experienced behavioral trainers using only humane, science-based methods.

Modular Classes

Our classes are modular so that you can choose a location (throughout Chicagoloand) and time that best suits your schedule each week. View our calendar for upcoming sessions.