Consultations and Pricing


I charge a flat rate of $100 per hour, and $0.56 per mile, traveling from my Home office in Lafayette, Indiana. I accept cash, check, and PayPal at this time.


The initial consultation is $250.00, and includes the following:

  • A review of your puppy's behavior/medical history form

  • A home visit where I meet the puppy and have a discussion with the entire family about expectations

  • A review of the Puppy Culture or Puppy Start Right program

  • The Puppy Start Right book (authors Dr. Ken Martin and Debbie Martin)

  • The Doggie Language book (author Lily Chin)

  • A Visit Summary Report that will be distributed to you and your veterinarian

Puppy Culture


"The Powerful First 12 Weeks That Can Shape Your Puppy's Future"

  • Safe early socialization for puppies who are newborn to 12 weeks of age

  • Emotional resiliency exercises

  • Development and fear periods

  • Puzzles, games, and problem solving

  • How to find a good puppy class

  • Potty training

Puppy Start Right


"Setting Puppies Up For A Lifetime of Success"

  • Socialization for puppies who are 8 to 12 weeks of age

  • Growth and development

  • Leash walking

  • Recall

  • Puzzles, games, and problem solving

  • Environmental management

  • Making safe exploration fun


Clicker Training


"Building the Human-Animal Bond with Positive Reinforcement"


  • Training for puppies who are 8 to 16 weeks of age

  • Makes training fun for both the dog and humans

  • Builds the human-animal bond

  • Teaches dogs new skills

  • The best part: watching them think, process the information, and the light bulb goes on!