Focus-Based Dog Training in Michigan

At Dogology University, we have the experience to tackle a variety of canine challenges, and the ability to give you the tools to communicate effectively with your furry family member.

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Dog Training In Michigan

Do you want a better partnership with your dog? Did you just get a new puppy and now that they’re in your home it feels like their behavior is out of control? If so, there’s no need to worry! We offer professional focused-based programs for dogs and their parents. Aggression issues, fear issues, separation anxiety disorder, any bad behavior can be overcome. Our focus-based (and non-ecollar) methods will help your canine become well behaved and obedient members of society. Our Board & Train programs provide comprehensive “doggy bootcamp” solutions. Group classes are available to teach that old (or new) pup how to behave.

Dog Training Programs

With two, four, and six-week packages, we have a training program that will fit your needs. Learn more by clicking each icon below.

What our customers say

They are amazing people who know how to effectively train your dog to be a better part of the family. They also do a fantastic job at training the family how to control their dog and make the home environment more pleasant.

Jason Ley

Dogology has been amazing! This is the first time I have put a puppy in boarding school and Dogology has gone beyond my expectations. They have been extremely hands on with my pup but also providing feedback for myself as the handler. This has been a great experience from day one. Just in one week, my puppies behaviors have changed and much more disciplined. I can’t wait until the 4 week course is over because we have a different puppy when started. Great Job Dogology and look forward to the group classes in the future!

The Kapowski's

“I’ve had an absolutely fantastic experience with Dogology University and trainer Matthew Lamarand working with my two puppies. On our first training day my dog was pulling at the leash and nearly yanking my arm out of its socket on walks. Less than two months later, we just went for a walk around the block off leash and my dog stuck right with us the whole time! I’m thrilled to throw my support behind Dogology University…my experience with Matthew has been nothing but positive.”

Amber Thomas

Hello, I’m Matthew Lamarand

I’ve spent the past 10 years learning a lot about canine psychology and dog training during my time as a military canine handler, and I’m still learning from each and every dog and owner that I work with.

Whether you want your dog to sniff out IEDs, or come when called, I’ve learned that all behaviors start with the same thing: engagement and building a bond with your dog. If your dog is focused on you, they’ll do what you ask them to. 

Here are a few issues that we’ve helped owners to solve:

 

  • Come reliably when called
  • Sit to greet guests at the door
  • Walk on a loose leash
  • Be calm when handled
  • Take food nicely from your hand
  • Sit and lie down from a distance
  • Be calm when playing with children
  • Follow commands when playing

 

If you’d like to learn more about our training methods, and to see how we can help you with your dog, click the button below to schedule an evaluation session.

 

Meet Lark & Hazel. These gorgeous girls came to us after going through another local trainer’s program. This trainer is very e-collar heavy, and has been known to place ecollars on puppies! This method created negative associations to people in Lark & Hazel’s minds, and to certain environments (such as those including other dogs). In fact, when Lark & Hazel first came to us, they were afraid of people and other dogs, and ran off one time when they were buzzed with the ecollar. They also chased squirrels, and bayed at them when they went up a tree!

Since their stay with us, we’ve been able to get them over their fear of other dogs, and eliminated their separation anxiety. They now leave squirrels alone, and their parents can take them biking on the trails without an ecollar!

Um, I don't know why Zoey looks terrified here, but I finally got a head on photo 😅😂
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This sweet boy is a ham for sure! He's not our first doodle by any means but he is the first PortiPoo 🥰 This big puppy integrating into his young owners family so that they can live happily ever after
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Good morning from Miss Emmie ☺️

This sweet Puggle started her boarding school program this week and we are excited to introduce her to everyone!
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And Miss Tonic is only a baby, but she is picking up things so quickly in her four week boarding school with her calm and cuddly personality ☺️
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Here we have Bentley who is the fluffiest and brightest (literally bright ☀️ 😂) puppy I have ever seen! He is also just began his four week boarding school program. ...

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We have a few new students this week to introduce 😍 Meet Miss Marlie, the sweet aussie lab mix who is new to our four week boarding school program!
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That tongue is something else 🤣
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Bucky is so photogenic he doesn't even have to try, look at that attention though!
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Miss Zoey is so sweet and eager to work 🥰
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We are on an outing proofing Simba on his walking and distractions 💙
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Mr. Zeke is on his last week 😬 I can't believe he has been here almost four weeks already!! He is such a good boy!
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Mr. Ace is on his second week, and we are continuing to build focus, and starting to build off of the foundation he learned last week 😊
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This was this Mr. Henry's last week here with us! We will miss you buddy! 💙💙💙 ...

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Miss Karma is improving so much for such an energetic puppy! Look at that focus (on the trainer.. obviously not the camera like I wanted 😂 )
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