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Personalized Training & Consultations

Having problems with your canine companion’s behavior? You’re not alone!

Private consultations address the “why” of your predicament and a “how to modify” guide for behavior problems. We’ll discuss your dog’s history, try to observe the problem behavior, explain how to modify it, and then demonstrate the applicable techniques.

We have a variety of one-on-one services to meet your needs.


Behavior Consultations

(in person at our Novato campus or virtual)

  • $150 for a 75-minute consultation
  • $100 for a 60-minute virtual consultation

Marin Humane adoptees receive a complimentary (free) behavior consultation within the first 6 months of your adoption date


Private Lessons

(in person at our Novato campus or virtual — behavioral consultation required)

  • $60 for 30-minutes
  • $50 for 30-minutes (agility only)
  • $220 for four 30-minute sessions
  • $180 for four 30-minute sessions (agility only)

Travel charges apply. (Marin County only; start at $50 and are calculated at the time of booking.)


Specialty Services

  • Class Placement Test – $60 (30 minutes)
  • Canine Good Citizen Testing – $75 (45 minutes)

For questions or to reserve a private training session, please call 415.506.6280.



911 - Behavior Consultation - Corte Madera

NEW Corte Madera location! Consultations address the "why" of your predicament and a "how to modify" guide for behavior problems.  We'll discuss your dog's history, try to observe the undesirable behavior, explain how to modify it, and then demonstrate the applicable techniques. In-person consultations are conducted at the Marin Humane campus with your dog present.  This 75-minute session held at Camp K-9 of Marin (5810 Paradise Drive in Corte Madera) is $200 and includes a write-up of behavior modification suggestions. To sign up for a consultation choice a day and time that will work for you.  You will receive additional information upon registering. For information on doing a consultation at your home, please review here:  https://www.marinhumane.org/oh-behave/dogs/consults/.   NOTE: If your dog has bitten and broken human skin, please sign up for a behavior consultation that is at least ten day post bite. 
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Angela Gardner
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911 - Dog Behavior Consultation

Behavior Consultations address the "why" of your predicament and a "how to modify" guide for behavior problems.  We'll discuss your dog's history, try to observe the undesirable behavior, explain how to modify it, and then demonstrate the applicable techniques. In-person consultations are conducted at the Marin Humane campus with your dog present.  This 75-minute session held at Marin Humane is $150 and includes a write-up of behavior modification suggestions.  To sign up for a consultation choice a day and time that will work for you.  You will receive additional information upon registering. For information on doing a consultation at your home, please review here:  https://www.marinhumane.org/oh-behave/dogs/consults/.  NOTE: If your dog has bitten and broken human skin, please sign up for a behavior consultation that is at least ten day post bite. 
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2:00 PM
Ali Vorhies
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Yuching Desch
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4:30 PM
Amy McPherson
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Amy McPherson
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12:30 PM
Kathleen Call
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2:00 PM
Ali Vorhies
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Yuching Desch
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Kathleen Call
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Kathleen Call
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Amy McPherson
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6:00 PM
Amy McPherson
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2:00 PM
Ali Vorhies
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911 - Hopalong Adoption Dog Consultation

These appointments are for recent Hop-A-Long Adoption Dogs to receive a complimentary 45-minute consultation. If you have been forwarded here to sign up, please register and sign up.  After you sign up, you will receive a confirmation email and a Behavior Consultant will reach out to schedule a time for your complimentary consultation.  When you add your pet to the system, indicate MH Adoptee and the charge will be removed before checking out. If you have any questions, please email ohbehave@marinhumane.org.   NOTE: If your dog has bitten and broken human skin, please sign up for a behavior consultation that is at least ten day post bite. 
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1:00 PM
Yuching Desch
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1:00 PM
Yuching Desch
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911 - Marin Humane Adoption Dog Consultation

These appointments are for recent Marin Humane Adoption Dogs to receive a complimentary 45-minute consultation.  If you have been forwarded here to sign up, please register and sign up.  After you sign up, you will receive a confirmation email and a Behavior Consultant will reach out to schedule a time for your complimentary consultation.  When you add your pet to the system, indicate MH Adoptee and the charge will be removed before checking out. If you have any questions, please email ohbehave@marinhumane.org.   NOTE: If your dog has bitten and broken human skin, please sign up for a behavior consultation that is at least ten day post bite. 
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5:00 PM
Virginia Grainger
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4:00 PM
Virginia Grainger
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Virginia Grainger
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4:30 PM
Virginia Grainger
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12:00 PM
Virginia Grainger
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Virginia Grainger
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Virginia Grainger
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12:00 PM
Marisa Walker
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911 - Phone or Virtual Consultation - One

If you are interested in scheduling a phone/virtual consultation, please email ohbehave@marinhumane.org first.

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