We offer a wide variety of services that cater to the individual needs of you and your dog.

Learn more about our training philosophy »


Lead Your Dog offers Private Lesson packages and Board and Trains. Each service option offers hands-on training with the dog and owner. 

Common issues we address:
-Leash Walking
-Sit and Down with Duration
-Indoor Manners (i.e. guests, doors, entrances)
-Begging and Jumping Up
-Exercise Protocol
-Kennel Training
-Owner Leadership
-Routine and Lifestyle Management
-Distance, Duration, Distraction
-Separation Anxiety
-Behavior Issues (Board and Train Only depending on case)



FREE —  A Consultation provides the opportunity to discuss and observe the issues you and your dog are facing and what services will be best paired for training.

Private Lessons

Lead Your Dog offers two different lesson opportunities.

One on One lessons allows the trainer to do in home or public training with the owner and dog together. Take and Train lessons allow individual time with dog and trainer with a follow up lesson plan and instruction videos provided for owner. Your dog will be picked up, trained and information sent via email for continuing training. Each option is done a minimum of once weekly. All training equipment is sold separately.
*Please note: ECollar and Off Leash training requires a minimum of a 10 week private lesson package.

board and train

Our most comprehensive service, Board and Trains are offered to dogs needing a more structured and intense training method. This option allows for consistent routine and more time than the average person would be able to offer daily. Board and Trains are 4 weeks in duration and include 3 lessons with the owner:

  1. a midterm to update at the halfway mark

  2. a lesson at “go-home”

  3. a follow up appointment at the time of your choosing

Board and Trains take place within the trainer’s home and consists of multiple training sessions, specialized behavior work and removing those old habits and replacing them with healthy alternatives. Living with the trainer 24/7 provides the stability and confidence the dog needs to complete the transition to a healthier lifestyle. 

Our resident dogs help play an important role in the Board and Trains we offer, whether it be for distraction or addressing fear and/or anxiety, your dog will be in good company.

At the end of the Board and Train you will have the opportunity to work with the trainer to review all learned commands and exercises. It is Lead Your Dogs’s goal to set you up for success when handing over the knowledge and troubleshooting ability so that you and your dog can comfortably ease into your new lifestyle.

All training equipment is included in the Board and Train price. You will receive a leather lead, martingale collar or training collar, and an ECollar. 

Please note: We are based in Joplin, MO and accepting clients anywhere in America.