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What method of dog training does Virginia Company Dog Training use?

We utilize the principles of classical and operant conditioning using positive motivators as conditioned reinforcers, also referred to as marker, or clicker, training. 

What does Virginia Company Dog Training do differently than others in your field?

We don't guarantee results, rather we guarantee you the opportunity to improve your relationship with your dog by using gentle, humane training methods. Each dog learns at a different speed and deserves to have training fit their specific needs. 

What is your training methodology?

Our training style is influenced by dog training gurus such as Karen Pryor, Jean Donaldson, Leslie McDevitt and Emily Lahrlham (also known as KikoPup). We believe that dogs learn with science-based strategies based on the Principles of Learning Theory, so training is effective, engaging and fun!