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EliseRecent news! Elise has been certified as a Canine Behavior Consultant through the authority on training and behavior exams, the Certification Council of Professional Dog Training!

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  • FOR CATS Looking for help for your feisty feline?
  • FOR DOGS Whether it’s straightforward or addressing more severe aggression issues, we have the solution here for you.
  • FOR SHELTERS Elise can assist your shelter in implementing or modifying behavior programs.
  • FOR ANIMAL CARE PROFESSIONALS With the ever increasing popularity of daycares, it’s vital to have staff properly trained in dog handling.
  • INTERNSHIPS Are you interested in a career working with companion animals?
  • BOARDING Whether it's one night, an extended vacation or board and train, bring your dog to Chez Elise for a great time!


avatarElise worked with Sue and Mulligan for over a year, starting in 2011 and ending in spring 2012. Here's what she had to say, "We started when he first came home at 9 weeks. Elise know you taught me how to work with Mulligan and mold him into the dog I wanted him to be given his temperament when he arrived at home. This is exactly what I wanted when we started training him. I had a 100% improvement in mechanical and handling skills. Elise showed me how to be really comfortable with Mulligan and what I should expect from him. In turn, I am able to help Mark and the kids handle him as well. Elise is really positive giving Mulligan and myself correction and helped me laugh at myself when it took me a while to get it working".

Sue and her Cavapoo, Mulligan

PBC is 10 years old!

As of December 2014, we celebrated our 10th year! We are excited to be heading into our second decade of serving people and their pets!

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Training Ruins Everything

Lately, I’ve gotten a string of clients that express a concern about training their dog. They are worried that training is going to ruin their dog’s personality. They’ve hesitated to do lessons, for fear that their dog will become some […]

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