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“We love Kissable Canine. We started going when Bouba was 2 months old for puppy social. It’s free and a great way to get your puppy socialized with others dogs. We loved how the play was still structured with the trainer observing and providing guidance and tips. It really teaches owners how to be responsible dog owners.”bouba
Sarah C, Bouba
“Our story began with a 1:00 a.m. return home with two Great Danes, bonded siblings from a West Virginia farm, and foreigners to collars, leashes, hardwood floors and stairs. And afraid of just about everything. They both became AKC Canine Good Citizens- which never would have happened without the expertise and guidance from KissAble Canine- and lived happily ever after. Thank you Lisa !!!!”danny-ripley
G Sturm, Danny and Ripley
“Thanks to a combination of both excesslt group puppy classes and individualized instruction at home, we have a dog who is well-behaved and lots of fun. Having owned and loved previous dogs, we began taking classes with KissAble Canine and the talented Lisa Tudor because there is always something new and helpful to learn about animal behaviors. We will continue to participate in instruction and activities because we are all enjoying the experience so much!”riley
C Stebbins, Riley
“Thank you so much for coming out. I feel really confident now that if we just continue working on training that we can get through this. Things are better already.”gryffin
Toni A, Gryffin

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How to have a Spooktacular Howl-o-ween

The ghouls, goblins and tricksters are making their way to your front door soon! Many families enjoy opening that door to a chorus of little masked faces yelling, "Trick or Treat." Then there are the rest of us making plans to avoid all possible treaters or kids. Wishing the night [...]

We are hiring trainers!

KissAble Canine has openings for two trainer positions. Our trainers are highly educated and have a passion for learning and practicing the art and science of canine behavior. They enjoy working with people and are educators at heart. We don't take ourselves too seriously, but seriously love delivering great service [...]

How do you train a dog to behave at a kids’ sporting event?  

As a trainer, I often get this question from my clients with children.  Is it ok to bring my puppy to the soccer game?  When he’s there all he does is jump on people and try to nip them and it’s hard to manage.  Should I just keep bringing him [...]

Dogsicles Recipe

Your dog will love you for this dogsicle recipe that will help him keep cool in the hot, muggy DC weather. All dogsicles must be supervised and removed when necessary. Ingredients Large plastic container (about 4 times larger than dog's mouth) Water Low/No sodium chicken broth Small dog treats/kibble non-stick [...]

Do you need a doggy doula? – Baby On The Way

Are you planning for the arrival of a new little one? Me too! As I plan for the arrival of my child in July, I think about all the recent new parents and families that I work with in adapting their dogs to the arrival of a new little one, a [...]

Neutering & Behavior: the Classroom Response

Every once in a while, during class instruction we get a question that usually requires time, thought and even a thorough discussion about who/what/when/why the dog parent is asking. However, when we are in the middle of teaching a group class, it's a challenge to give a proper answer. So this [...]

Snow Day Puzzle Toy

It never gets old to give your dog a new toy or activity to do in the home. If it's: ✔ rainy ✔ snowy ✔ icey ✔ you aren't feeling well ✔ Veterinarian said keep dog calm post-surgery Lots of good reasons to make your own puzzle toy! This video [...]

Responsible Dog Walking

What is Responsible Dog Walking? A recent discussion on a neighborhood list serve brought up a debate about picking up your dog's poop. Some owners use other lawns to potty their dog and as long as they picked it up, thought it was fine. Other neighbors thought that lawns are [...]

Puppy Rearing- The Essentials

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