The Successful Mix, LLC

Pet Behavioral Counseling and Dog Training

Private, in-home behavioral counseling personalized to meet the needs of you and your pet.
Appointments made in Rockingham County and Harrisonburg, Virginia and surrounding areas.

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Group Classes Sunday afternoons at the RH SPCA: - Manners and Puppy Pre-school Classes at the RH SPCA on Old Furnace Road in Harrisonburg, VA.

        For more information and to register contact me today.


Here are just a few of the concerns you might be looking for professional assistance to resolve:

  • Housebreaking
  • Basic household manners
  • Recall training OR Coming when called!
    • Does your dog look when you call, then return to what he was doing?
    • Does your cat always seem to disappear when it's time for his vet appointment?
  • Walking on leash
  • Clicker Training for everyday life
  • Clicker Training for the Veterinarian's office
  • Clicker Training and understanding best practices
  • Motivating your dog for dog sports
  • Is your pet fearful of strangers?
  • Reactivity to or barking at other dogs or people
  • Aggression. Has your dog bitten or threatened to bite?
  • Get assistance on a schedule to meet your individual needs.
          Meet once per week, or schedule appointments monthly
         for a training tune-up!
  • Too busy to do all the training yourself, I can work with your dog in your absence.
         Contact me to find out more about this training service.

I can help!

Learn how to help your pet feel safe to demonstrate their friendly and sociable personalities.

Yes, your adult pet can be trained too!

Training to fit your schedule.

Training for the whole family.   I enjoy including children in the sessions.


Help with all dogs and cats, all breeds and mixes.

Specializing in dogs who demonstrate reactivity to other dogs and dogs that are challenging to motivate.

Learn how to use positive reinforcement to build your pet's confidence.

Reward-based, solution-oriented approach to help you resolve the problems you are experiencing with your pet.

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