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Animal Behavioral Consulting
Companion Dog Training

Veterinarian Endorsed

Elise McMahon has over 25 years experience in the field of Animal Behavior.  She uses this knowledge to  teach owners how to train their pets. Elise is a member of APDT and ABS. She is finishing her dissertation at the University of Massachusetts in canid behavioural ecology and has worked with both domestic dogs and wild canids since 1991.

Our training methods are based on the science of animal behaviour and learning theory. We offers one-on-one sessions in the client's home or in our Training Center in Montague, MA. Our group classes are kept small so we can more effectively give each human/dog team the attention they need to  succeed in their training goals.

Elise McMahon
Montague | Canine Head Start |  413-367-0094

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I have trained at other facilities and found better instruction and more individual attention here at Canine Head Start.

- J. Friedman / Montague, MA