The Trainer


The Mission​

  • Private, In-home Training
  • Puppy Classes
  • Behavior Modification
  • Tricks for Clicks
  • Basic, Intermediate, and Advanced Obedience

Certified Professional Dog Trainer and Behavior Specialist.  Certified as a canine scent-detection team through both the IBBMA and NESDCA organizations.  

"...if you have an out-of-control doggie, call on Madison.  She's our local dog whisperer!" -Martha Giles

​"Madison is extremely professional and we are so fortunate to have her train all of us."-The Bryson Family

To train dogs using methods that they learn most naturally from.  Year of the Dog utilizes a balanced approach, using both positive reinforcement training as well as implementing corrections when necessary.


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Scent-detection services


Year of the Dog is happy to announce that a program is currently under way to offer a number of scent-detection services to the DFW community.  Check back for updates!



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