Barbara Godding

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Dog Talk Training offers in-home, one-on-one training for dogs of any age. Our goal is to set up both you and your dog for success by creating a training plan that fits your lifestyle and your dog's needs. This positive, marker/reward based-training is science-based and dog-approved!


Barbara is a Karen Pryor Academy (KPA) Certified Training Partner (CTP) and CPDT-KA Trainer.  She holds memberships in the Association of Professional Dog Trainers and the Pet Professional Guild; she is also a Canine Good Citizen evaluator. Barb has taught group classes ranging from puppy to advanced, Canine Good Citizen prep, agility, and custom private training. Her broad background and years of experience help dogs and their pet parents get off to a great start. If problem behaviors arise, Barbara helps guide her clients with science-based, positive solutions. Barb enjoys training her three dogs: Smash, Max, and Lil' Miss. Lil' Miss was her training partner at Karen Pryor Academy; she is a Certified Canine.

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Dog Talk Training provides the following services:

  • Puppy Orientation: Potty training, Crate training, Chewing, Biting, Child Introduction and Safety, What's a clicker?
  • Obedience Cues and Tricks: Sit, Down, Watch me, Touch a target, Come, Stand, Take it, Leave it, Respecting a boundary, Go to your bed, Retrieving, Return to heel, Back up, Shake, High-five, Spin, Crawl, Take a bow, Roll over, Speak, and many more!
  • Leash Manners: Loose-leash walking, Heeling
  • Life Skills: Sit for petting, Wait at the door, Riding in the car, Vet visits, Meeting another dog, Acclimating to the world
  • Behavior Modification: Barking, Excessive whining, Resource-guarding, Fear issues with humans/dogs, Jumping, Over-excitement, Separation anxiety, Digging, Sound phobias
  • Canine Good Citizen Prep and Canine Good Citizen Testing
Services Offered Summary: 
Puppy Orientation; Obedience Cues/Tricks; Leash-walking; Life skills; Behavior modification; Canine Good Citizen Prep; Canine Good Citizen Testing
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+1 (612) 209-1832
10501 Zion St. NW
55433 Coon Rapids , MN


Member for
4 years 1 month