The Refined Canine, LLC is dedicated to enhancing your relationship with your dog. We approach each animal as an individual and create a program which will work best for you and your companion.  Please e-mail Michelle at, or call 203-804-DOGS (3647) if you're not sure what type of training would be best for you. 

Group Classes ~ The Basics
Puppy Social Skills, Basic Canine Life Skills, Canine Good Citizen, Service Dog Task-training, Recall Refresher, Common Problems, Tricks-For-Treats, Snarky Dog, and more!

This group meets two Saturdays each month, year-round, at different real-life locations every time. Sometimes we hike, sometimes we visit pet-friendly businesses, sometimes we try different games or dog-sports at a park or beach. We have a few dogs who have been coming to this class since it started in 2011!

Private Training
At our location or in your home, we can help you meet your goals. Also, get a semi-private groups, and pre-adoption counseling. 

Behavior Modification Counseling
Programs for problem behaviors, including aggression, anxiety or fear-based problems, destructive behavior, etc.

Family Training Solutions
Preparing your dog/s for the new arrival, and family-friendly training for kids & dogs. Being a mom, I know what real life with kids is like, and I can help!

Apprentice Program & Mentoring
Thinking about becoming a professional dog trainer? Programs for kids and adults! 

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