Golden Rule Dog Training

Proudly serving Toronto, Ontario

Services offered

Best value! $75.00 Package deals for specific issues. Each package deal includes multiple live online group classes, multiple recorded webinars, training plans, and personalized feedback for just $75.00. These classes are done in partnership with Educanine, and the links below will take you to the class descriptions and registration on the Educanine website.

Leash Reactivity, Click here to register

Resource Guarding, Click here to register

Problems with People, Click here to register

Learning to be Alone (Separation Anxiety), Click here to register

Puppy Package, Click here to register

Foundation Skills Click here to register

Not sure if virtual training is for you and your dog? You’d be surprised how many advantages there are! Click here for more information

Private lessons: In person sessions are $120/hour, or $60 for 30 minutes. Zoom sessions are half the price of in person sessions: $60/ hour or $30 for 30 minutes. If you purchase 4 hours of training, (in person or virtual, or any combination) you can get a 5th hour for free. You do not need to commit in advance to get the free lesson. 

The first session is always on Zoom unless you don't have an internet connection. This gives us a chance to discuss the issues we need to work on without having to worry about weather, traffic, parking, or your dog being stressed out meeting a new person for the first time. If you prefer in person training, we can schedule your first in person session as early as the day after your initial Zoom session.

Each session will include a follow up email with a training plan, and some handouts to guide your efforts that you can save for future reference. I will also allow everyone purchasing a private lesson an opportunity to record some video of them working with their dog so I can give some additional feedback and help troubleshoot any problems you may be having.

Booking is easier than ever. Make sure you fill out the new client questionnaire below first:

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​Puppy socialization classes! I have recently partnered with Zen Dogs on Church Street​ and am now working there to help train your dogs in one of Toronto's most iconic neighborhoods!  Go to the Zen Dogs website to register for Doggie Daycare and/or group classes for puppy socialization.  See you there!

Kitten socialization, Scent Detection, and adult dog Foundation Skills coming soon! If you are interested in any of those classes, please email me at and I'll put you on a waiting list for the next time we are able to offer these classes.


I am no longer offering grooming services, but as a former groomer I am happy to answer your grooming related questions. I am a Fear Free certified trainer, groomer, speaker, and am Low Stress Handling certified as well, so if your pet needs help overcoming fear of grooming or vetting, please let me know, I can help!

For all services, cash, check or credit card is accepted.

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I try to respond to every email within 24 hours. If you haven't heard back from me in that time, please feel free to email me at

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