Dog Behavior Consulting

Taking your dog from fearful to fear-free

Does your dog show signs of fear or anxiety? Do they bark, lunge, or hide when they encounter people or other dogs? Are you struggling with barking, biting, or nipping at home? Rover Rehab’s Dog Behavior Consulting services can help!

While some dogs do well with just basic manners and obedience training, many require some extra behavioral training in order to help them live their most successful lives in our homes. Our Dog Behavior Consulting programs can help you address fearful, anxious, or reactive behaviors in your dog by harnessing the power of positive reinforcement training!

Our behavior programs focus on identifying what your dog is struggling with, teaching you management techniques to reduce their stress, and working as a team to introduce new skills that your dog can use when in potentially stressful scenarios. Being the guardian to a dog who is fearful or reactive can be tough on the humans too, so let us guide you AND your pet toward a comfortable, low-stress life!

Start with a Virtual Consultation

All training plans begin with a 75-minute virtual consultation. We will dig into your training goals, introduce management tips to give you some relief right away, and begin some foundation training to get you started. After the consultation you will receive curated notes and resources and we can book ongoing training through a virtual or hybrid program depending on your location and needs.

Consultation Investment: $145


“Rover Rehab has already been so beneficial and it’s only been a couple weeks! We’re working to improve my puppy’s confidence so he is less fearful of strangers and foreign objects. Lyz has already taught us so much and the steps she recommends for improving these behaviors make the training so much less daunting.

– Emily H.

We adopted a 10 year old mixed breed who was highly reactive to other dogs after being attacked by a a neighborhood dog. Lyz has gently and lovingly helped me to help him not be so fearful when he sees other dogs now. It’s thrilling to see him be able to walk next to another dog when just a couple months ago he couldn’t have handled being anywhere near it!

– Elizabeth I.


Once you have completed your consultation, Rover Rehab offers a variety of dog behavior consulting options. In addition to the packages below we are also happy to create a training option tailor-made just for you!

Virtual Program

Fear & Reactivity Relief Package – $950

Let us harness the power of virtual training to help your dog feel more comfortable around things that upset them! If your dog is afraid of people or other dogs, barks and lunges at things, or is just plain nervous about life, we can help. The Fear & Reactivity Relief package will introduce you to a variety of skills and techniques chosen for your individual dog. Virtual meetings start twice a week to set you up for success at home, then continue with once-weekly virtual coaching to build on your dog’s skills and give you time to practice at home.

What’s Included in Fear & Reactivity Relief

The eight-week Fear & Reactivity Relief package gives you the foundation tools and knowledge to help your dog feel safe and secure at home and outside. We will begin with customized management solutions and confidence building exercises before introducing you to a variety of training skills to support and teach your dog. This program is not intended to “solve” fear or reactivity completely, but to give you a well-rounded toolbox of skills and begin making progress with reducing reactive behaviors and promoting confidence.

  • Two 30-minute virtual sessions per week for the first two weeks, where we will introduce foundation skills and management solutions customized to your needs
  • One 60-minute virtual session for the next six weeks to practice training in real-world settings at home and outside
  • Access to a Dropbox folder with curated notes & resources just for you and your dog
  • A Training Starter Pack complete with a treat pouch, clicker, enrichment toy, and treats

Hybrid Program

Reactivity Foundations Hybrid Package – $1,250

Does your dog bark, lunge, or growl at people or other dogs while out on walks, or when guests come to your home? Are you looking for in-person coaching along with online learning? Then this is the package for you! Reactivity is a common behavior issue but one that can be greatly improved through a personalized positive reinforcement training program. The Reactivity Foundations package will introduce you to a variety of skills and techniques chosen for your individual dog. We’ll also work in-person to teach you how to implement those skills in real-world situations.

What’s Included in Reactivity Foundations Hybrid

The eight-week Reactivity Foundations package gives you the foundation tools and knowledge to help your dog feel safe and secure when encountering unfamiliar people or other dogs, and will introduce you to a variety of training skills to use when out on walks or when having guests over. This program is not intended to “solve” reactivity completely, but to give you a well-rounded toolbox of skills and begin making progress with reducing reactive behaviors.

  • Two 30-minute virtual sessions per week for the first three weeks, where we will introduce foundation skills and management solutions customized to your needs
  • One 60-minute in-person session for the next five weeks to practice training in real-world settings
  • Weekly virtual check-in sessions after each in-person training meeting
  • Access to a Dropbox folder with curated notes & resources just for you and your dog
  • A Training Starter Pack complete with a treat pouch, clicker, enrichment toy, and treats

Virtual Programs are available for clients anywhere in the U.S. or Canada! Hybrid Training Programs will be available beginning August 2022 (location pending).



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