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  • RVA Private Dog Training

    This is one hour of private training with you and your training team. We can focus on specific behaviors or issues.

  • 5 NOVA Behavioral Dog Training Sessions

    Behavioral training sessions are designed to deal with issues that are more complex than your typical training issue. We will work on building skills in a positive and consistent manner. Our first session will focus on constructing a management plan and structures that will prevent your dog from rehearsing the behaviors that we are going to work to change.

  • ABWC Foundations of Dog Training

    This class is the backbone of all training going forward. There will be some review of concepts and skills from Puppy Class, but no worries, we will be leveling up! All Seventh Heaven Training Classes include the following: * You will have access to an online folder where you can upload video or download video, your handbook and bonus training protocols will be loaded onto your site. * You can ask questions in a chat with me and your training team. * You will have access to videos to go along with most of the lessons. * At our first session you will be provided a printed handbook, clickers for your family and a foot target. This is a five session package. Each class is 1 hour long. Virtual Webinar: * We will start out with a virtual session where we will go over the basics of theory and the positive reinforcement training process. We will explore methods and tools. We will talk about Management Plans and the evolving use of space in your home, the types of training sessions, how to plan and execute a training session, class rules and your training toolkit. Session 1: Clicking and Calming * Magic Mat, Dog Body Language, Thresholds, Holding Treats and Treat Tossing, Attention, Look, now Watch!, Treat/ Retreat, Clicker Mechanics and Capturing Calm & The Name Game, The Stop Signal, Jazz Up, Settle Down. Session 2: Luring, Calisthenics, and the Foot Target * Clicker Management and the art of Luring, Sit from Stand Stage 1: Sit in front of you on a verbal cue only, Down from Sit, Luring onto a foot target, Impulse control: Leave It!, teaching tricks, Spin! Session 3: Attention and Adding the Leash * Learning Loops, Conquering Fears and getting attention, What is That?, Hand Targeting, Touch Tag, Clicker Management, adding the leash, Capturing attention when outdoors, Pattern Games, 1,2,3 Cookie! Session 4: Stay, Avoiding Stress & Graduation * Foot Target and time to Bungee!, Taking the stress out of a tight leash, Beginning Defensive Leash Handling, Emergency U-Turns, Pushing Buttons, Long Line Recall 101, Review of Skills, Q&A and Graduation! You are ready for Basic Manners! See you there!

  • NOVA Private Puppy Training Class

    Our Private Puppy/Welcome Home Class helps you get prepared for your new furry family member! You can schedule your first visit either before or after you bring your pup home. Starting from the premise that our goal is for your dog to have freedom and agency, we will discuss setting limits while your dog is getting used to her new home, keeping a close eye on her, and starting as you want to have things go. This is a five session package. Each session is 45 minutes long. * Our first session which can take place either before or after you bring your pup home we will build a Management Plan. This plan will include things like potty training, using a house leash, creating zones in your home where your dog can expect play, quiet time, etc. and more. * If you have a puppy, we will start the potty training process and I will give you plenty of information and tips based on your setup and availability. * You will learn about body language, safe socialization, introducing new objects, sounds, and people without flooding your pup. * We will work together on integrating your pup with other animals in the home. * You will also learn about the value of nap schedules and letting your pup learn to be alone periodically throughout the day so that you don't end up with a clingy or anxious pup when you leave the house or need to work. * We will work on some beginning training behaviors and go through the outline of training a behavior. Mostly we will work on impulse control and stopping problem behaviors before they become an issue like nipping, jumping and problem leash behaviors. * There will be fun activities and training games for kids included in every session if there are children in the home or you have children over on a regular basis. Since this is a private class, we will customize the later sessions to work on issues that are important to you, we will get to work on behaviors in your home environment, and with the people in your home. You can choose to add some puppy play classes for socialization. These are a fun chance for the pups to get together and learn to play! These will be outdoor classes where we will add fun experiences like the pool, tunnel, and more!

  • NOVA Strategies for Dog Reactivity

    Get your dog's reactivity under control with our 5 session reactivity training program from Seventh Heaven Pet Care Together, we'll learn the basics of reactivity and effective ways to manage your dog's reactive behavior. Depending on your dog's needs, we can either conduct the training at your home or exclusively at our training location. Plus, we'll even practice with my dogs to reinforce the training!

  • NOVA Private Dog Training Session

    This is one hour of private dog training using Positive Reinforcement methods with you and your training team. You decide what the goals are and we build a plan to reach those goals. These sessions can take place either at your home or at your local training center. There may also be field trips depending on what you would like to accomplish. These sessions are also great if you have been working on an issue and need either a refresher session or just a session to address a new or related issue. We will work out a training plan and you will have access to online resources developed for your case for six months.

  • ABWC Loose Leash Dog Walking & Manners

    Come join us at the Richmond Training Center in Varina for a fun time! This is a great chance to work with a long line and to practice loose leash walking around other dogs and people. Since a big part of leash walking is Recall, you will be working on skills that will help you get your dog's attention in exciting situations. We will also have fun activities after class and you are a hop, skip and a jump from Dorey Park!

  • NOVA Initial Behavioral Consultation

    Does your dog growl, bark or lunge when on leash? ​Show aggressive behaviors? Resource guard? Is your dog Fearful? Has your dog bitten a dog or person? If so, a Behavioral Consultation is for you. During this one and a half hour session: *We will discuss your dog's history and place in the family. We will also discuss the Training Team and environmental challenges and benefits. *We will document any bite history, medication interventions, previous training experiences and more. *I will evaluate the dog through observation of his behavior and your interactions with him. *We will create a communication plan to make sure everyone is on the same page. This will include your file share space on the website for videos and messages for the whole group to share. *We will discuss your goals and compare those to the prognosis. *After getting buy in, we will create an initial Management Plan. This plan will surely change overtime and will be the Least Restrictive, Minimally Invasive, but will err on the side of caution. *We will go over basic concepts related to the behavior modification plan and you will have time to ask questions. If we are working with an especially fearful dog, it may be best to conduct the initial consultation virtually so that the dog is not stressed for this longer session by having a stranger in the house. We will make this call before the session. All Seventh Heaven Training Classes include the following: * You will have access to an online folder where you can upload video or download video, your handbook and bonus training protocols will be loaded onto your site. * You can ask questions in a chat with me and your training team. * You will have access to videos to go along with most of the lessons. * At our first session you will be provided a printed handbook, clickers for your family and a foot target.

  • NOVA Private Behavioral Dog Training

    Private dog training Behavior sessions are custom designed to deal with training for Behavior issues such as aggression, fear, reactivity, separation anxiety, and other more complicated behavior issues. These issues can affect life inside and outside of your home and damage your relationship with your dog. Let me help you work through these issues using Positive Reinforcement techniques that will build your bond with your dog. These sessions will include access to online resources, chat and the ability to share and evaluate video in order to get to the root of an issue.

  • 5 NOVA Private Dog Training Sessions

    This is a package of five, one-hour of private dog training using positive reinforcement methods with you and your training team. Whether you want to train basic behaviors, work on brushing up existing skills, or learn something new. These sessions can be scheduled so that there is a consistent training schedule and you can get the results that you are looking for. These sessions also are a perfect chance to brush up on a skill or behavior, add a session to a package to make sure you have all of the tools that you need, or adjust training plans.

  • 5 RVA Private Dog Training Sessions

    This is one hour of private dog training with you and your training team. We can focus on specific behaviors or issues and how to resolve them using Positive Reinforcement training methods.

  • RVA Private Foundations of Dog Training

    This class is the backbone of all training going forward. There will be some review of concepts and skills from Puppy Class, but no worries, we will be leveling up! This is a 5 Session class. You can choose to have the first session either virtual or in person. Since this is a private class, we can adjust the training sessions to add elements that you are either having trouble with or want to build into the session. All Seventh Heaven Training Classes include the following: * You will have access to an online folder where you can upload video or download video, your handbook and bonus training protocols will be loaded onto your site. * You can ask questions in a chat with me and your training team. * You will have access to videos to go along with most of the lessons. * At our first session you will be provided a printed handbook, clickers for your family and a foot target. Virtual Webinar or In Person Training: * We will start out with a session where we will go over the basics of theory and the positive reinforcement training process. We will explore methods and tools. We will talk about Management Plans and the evolving use of space in your home, the types of training sessions, how to plan and execute a training session, class rules and your training toolkit. Session 1: Clicking and Calming * Magic Mat, Dog Body Language, Thresholds, Holding Treats and Treat Tossing, Attention, Look, now Watch!, Treat/ Retreat, Clicker Mechanics and Capturing Calm & The Name Game, The Stop Signal, Jazz Up, Settle Down. Session 2: Luring, Calisthenics, and the Foot Target * Clicker Management and the art of Luring, Sit from Stand Stage 1: Sit in front of you on a verbal cue only, Down from Sit, Luring onto a foot target, Impulse control: Leave It!, teaching tricks, Spin! Session 3: Attention and Adding the Leash * Learning Loops, Conquering Fears and getting attention, What is That?, Hand Targeting, Touch Tag, Clicker Management, adding the leash, Capturing attention when outdoors, Pattern Games, 1,2,3 Cookie! Session 4: Stay, Avoiding Stress & Graduation * Foot Target and time to Bungee!, Taking the stress out of a tight leash, Beginning Defensive Leash Handling, Emergency U-Turns, Pushing Buttons, Long Line Recall 101, Review of Skills, Q&A and Graduation! You are ready for Basic Manners! See you there!

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