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About Elise Gouge, expert trainer


Pet Behavior Consulting, LLC is owned and operated by Elise Gouge, expert trainer and pet behavior specialist.

Based in Granby, MA, Elise and her staff work with clients throughout Western Massachusetts, including Granby, Belchertown, Hadley, Amherst, Palmer, Ludlow, Holyoke, Chicopee, Springfield, Northampton, Hatfield, and northern CT.

Elise has managed training and pet behavior programs in shelters and daycares, trained animals ranging from primates to horses to domestic pets, and mentored many trainers.

She also presents at national conferences and universities on animal behavior, competes in various dog sports and has featured in several media appearances on Animal Cops: Houston!.

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Pet Training and Behavioral Services

  • FOR CATS From cat behavior help for your feisty feline to new kitten advice, we can help.
  • FOR DOGS Get basic to advanced dog training or help resolving aggression issues.
  • FOR PUPPIES Give your puppy the best foundation for life, with puppy training services.
  • FOR BOARDING With dog boarding options for one night to extended vacations, Chez Elise has you covered!
  • FOR SHELTERS Implement better behavior programs, improve pet evaluations, and more.
  • FOR ANIMAL CARE PROFESSIONALS Get vital training for your dog daycare staff, including dog handling and dog body language.
  • INTERNSHIPS Interested in a career working with companion animals? Learn about our internship program

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  Read Connor’s great post below but I had to sneak in a few updates as well about classes and more! Staffing Changes After five wonderful years, we say goodbye and good luck to Tiffany Kellogg as she embarks on […]

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