The relationship between a dog and its person is undeniably unique. When you collaborate with Mapleton Bark, you are choosing an experienced certified dog trainer and behaviour consultant dedicated to helping you achieve your goals.
Utilizing scientifically proven positive reinforcement based training methods, the focus of Mapleton Bark is building successful partnerships between dog and person with a base in kindness, trust and mutual respect. Mapleton Bark adheres to the LIMA (Least Intrusive, Minimally Aversive) behaviour intervention policy as outlined by the Certification Council for Professional Dog Trainers (CCPDT) and is committed to upholding the Guiding Principles outlined by the Pet Professional Guild (PPG) to ensure that the most humane methods and handling are utilized at all times.
With the belief that the development and maintenance of the mental wellness in our companions is as necessary as nutrition and physical care, we work hard to offer training and behaviour modification support that is accessible and affordable. With this goal of the completely balanced dog in mind, Mapleton Bark is recommended by and works in collaboration with local veterinarians, nutrition experts, and a variety of local pet professionals to provide the support your family may require.
Here are a few of the incredible dogs that have come through our doors and continue to provide inspiration... Thank you to all of the guardians who sent these pictures in to share the joy that these faces bring.
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The links below are some valuable resources that can help aid you in making informed adoption decisions, understanding fear free methodology, and continuing your education.
"Dogs don't need adversaries, they need advocates." Shay Kelly