Pupstart Family Dog Training

As of 11/21/22, Pupstart is working with past clients and taking veterinary referrals for behavior cases. Please contact me via the Contact Us tab or text 515.669.5200. 

If you have a new puppy, there's tons of info below on housetraining, socialization, etc. There is also constantly updated resources for older dogs and their issues linked below. Thanks for stopping by!

Puppy Training

Are you having trouble with your puppy? Feeling a little overwhelmed, are we? Get some quality sleep! End the potty messes. Get relief from the biting, chewing, chasing, jumping, and endless energy that comes with puppyhood.

Get started here with FREE puppy potty training tips

Find additional puppy training tips here.
Relax. You're in the right place.


Behavior Consulting

Whether you've got a severe behavior concern with your pet or want solid advice and instruction, contact Pupstart. Dana Fedman is an Associate Certified Dog Behavior Consultant, International Association of Animal Behavior Consultants (IAABC). She's been a Certified Professional Dog Trainer/Knowledge Assessed through the independent Certification Council for Professional Dog Trainers (CCPDT) since 2001. She has over two decades of hands-on dog training and behavior consulting experience with dogs of all ages and breeds. If you're searching for positive reinforcement training delivered with kindness, see what Pupstart offers.


Training Resources

Not sure who to trust for dog training or behavior help? Confused by all the conflicting information from friends, family, TV shows, books, and endless searches on Google? Here's Pupstart's training philosophy. Training with Pupstart is relevant, efficient, and fun - for your dog, too! No rough stuff...ever!

Watch the expert VIDEO TIPS! Get answers to burning questions about dog training and behavior here.

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