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Noel Hoffmann Dog Training and Behavioral Consulting.

Southern Vermont and Adjacent Areas.

CPDT-KA,  KPA-CTP,  IAABC-CDBC,  Fear Free Certified.


Never before has the relationship between dogs and humans been as rich as it is today. Dog training has changed.  You might call it a Renaissance!

Modern, science-based training allows us to replace unwanted behaviors with behaviors we do want, that we can reward the dog for. Learn More.

To change or modify a serious behavioral problem, we have to identify its origin and its purpose.  Why is the dog doing this?  Once we have those two pieces of the puzzle, we can design a plan to change the behavior. My Daily Practice.

For every behavioral problem there is a positive solution that can bridge the communication gap and restore your Peaceable Kingdom.  Get in touch….We can do it together. Puppy Fun!

To learn more about my approach to training, click on the button below.

Balanced Training versus Positive Reinforcement Training.  Know the difference.


Black and white photos by Jeff Woodward Photography.


What is it and how do I get rid of it?



I trained a chicken.

If I can train a chicken, you can learn to train your dog.

The Number One Rule.

By following this simple rule, consistently and religiously, you can begin changing your dog’s behavior for the better, right now.

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