About Lisa

KissAble Canine was founded by certified trainer and dog enthusiast, Lisa Tudor. She started in the rescue world fostering and training foster dogs. Quickly, she found a passion for helping people to help their dog. Lisa continues to pursue her passion for dog behavior through schooling, apprenticing, attending national internships, seminars and conferences. KissAble Canine's philosophy is strongly rooted in positive reinforcement. We believe if you have a happy dog, you have a happy home.

Support to our Clients

KissAble Canine has decided to postpone in-person dog training and behavior services. We considered current public health conditions and the personal service we provide to our clients, in group lessons and in private sessions. We value our clients, their families and their pets and we feel this decision reflects that. You will be the first [...]

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 passes, quickly, and without stressing [...]

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 to our training clients. You [...]

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 until he grows out of [...]

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 spray Dry dog food, or [...]

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 series of posts will be [...]

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 people's property and dogs should [...]

60 seconds at a dog park

In my 10 minutes watching from the outside of a dog park this past Saturday morning, I whipped out my iPhone to start taking video. Let's be very clear, if it was awesome, healthy, happy, play, I would have also taken video. But it wasn't and, not to ruin the punchline, it usually isn't. My [...]

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