Training & Scheduling

Behavior Consultations and In-Home Training


Melissa is taking a break from private sessions until further notice as she’s finishing writing another book, this one geared for interns and people interested in the field. She will refer you to capable, qualified trainers, behavior consultants or veterinary behaviorists as indicated here. She takes training very seriously and will personally make sure you get the qualified, responsible help you require for your dog.

Classes: Sports, Basics, Competition, CGC Prep

loose20leashShe teaches Disc Dogs (beginner and advanced) on Saturday mornings at Everydog Training Center in Danvers, MA. For information about these classes, please look here.

She teaches manners, sports, and more  at MSPCA Nevins Farm on Monday mornings through the school year. You can find classes and more here.

She is the Co-Training Director of New England Dog Training Club, the oldest AKC Obedience Club in the country. For more information about these classes and competition obedience, please look here.

To schedule an appointment:


For classes, visit the facility web pages directly for the class you are interested in (ex: Disc Dogs is only taught in Danvers, so sign up through the Everydog website).

For inquiries about any of the many recommended training facilities in the region or for recommended trainers, facilities, daycares or recreational activities in your area, feel free to contact Melissa directly.