Private Lessons


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Private Lessons

Bellingham, Whatcom County


Private lessons : $75/session (usually about an hour). I accept cash or check.

If you wish to pay by card, I can invoice in advance via email. Please let me know in advance.

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Michael Nichols, CPDT-KA

Please call or email for general information, or with any questions at all.

Lessons can be conducted in your home, at my training space in Sehome Village, or other appropriate locations.

Small driving fee may apply to outlying areas.

Private lessons are usually the best dog-training method to address common, and uncommon, behavioral issues. Every lesson is different, and dependent not only on the behaviors or emotions you want to increase, decrease, or change, but also how I can help you and your dog, specifically. What would you like to change? What would you like to teach your dog to do? I can help! Private lessons are also an excellent way to learn new skills quickly, or to rapidly increase the reliability of skills already learned.

Most classes, and some private lessons, are conducted in the petStop Training Space. Please note: there is not a restroom in our training space. You are welcome to use the restroom at Pet Stop (let them know you are on your way to a class or lesson), and there are restrooms nearby at Haggen, Starbuck’s, and REI. I apologize for the inconvenience. This space is graciously leased to us by petStop, a locally owned pet store which sells exceptional products, and no aversive devices.