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Clients love phone-guided training.

Because it solves problems in real time.

Phone guided training has surprised clients by allowing them to train dogs, in the comfort of their own homes. For dogs, being home is the best place to learn skills.


Don't worry, you'll train out in public too. Home is the best place to start.

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Sherry's extensive knowledge of dogs brains is amazing. So many great training techniques that I would never have known how do do correctly.


She is kind, patient and clear. That is exactly what I needed. Training over the phone worked great. No distractions with a person (trainer) in the room.

Thankyou sooo much.

Ann and Mojo

Sonoma County


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Sherry is amazing! I was skeptic on how the training over the phone would work. Let me tell you, it really works! It is like having Sherry right there with you.


Sherry gives you calm, clear, detailed, interesting, and fun instructions as you learn from her to execute the training of your dog during that scheduled appointment.


I adopted a 5-month-old Terrier mix, and she would not go through the dog door-petrified of it. With Sherry's help, in a few amazing training sessions, I am excited to say, that is no longer an issue. My dog goes in/out like it is not even there.


We are now working on training her to take walks and with one session we are moving in a positive direction.


I can't stress enough how I look forward to our weekly 30min sessions as Sherry gives me the confidence, sureness, and enjoyment of training my dog.


Do you and your dog a favor and sign-up with Sherry to help you have a loving happy life with your well trained four-legged family member.

Kim S

Santa Rosa


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Sherry at Brainy Dog has been amazing. She has helped us so much with our Golden puppy Rex. We started with basic phone training and when resource guarding behaviors started developing she did a house visit which was so helpful and informative for all.

We worked extensively together on his resource guarding. Sherry developed a personalized website for him in which we shared with our vet. The vet was amazed by the thoroughness and detail Sherry did. This helped us track his progress with resource guarding. He has improved immensely with no growling or nips when eating.

Rex is a loving excited puppy that jumps and puts anything he can get into his mouth. Walks became so difficult because he would constantly jump and nip.


His walking is AMAZING now! He just walks calmly wagging his tail. Our family and friends have seen a change in his behavior and manner. He just seems more at peace having the tools Sherry taught him and us.

He is a puppy that needs structure and training and Sherry has helped us provide that for him. We have more to work on with Rex and are so thankful to have found Sherry to help us.

Makenzie A


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At first, I was a little skeptical of training my puppy over the phone with Sherry… Well… we have completed one package of four sessions and starting our second next week! ...

With Sherry’s method, not only do they get to stay at home in a familiar environment, but in every session Sherry teaches ME to be the trainer!

Taryn Casalino


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Training with Sherry by phone is the best part of my day! I love working with my puppy in a way that allows me to constantly be celebrating all of her successes.

Loryn Hatten


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Sherry was so great to work with over the phone! At first I was hesitant about doing virtual lessons, but they worked so well! And I got to be the trainer to implement them and correct bad behavior in the moment. She gave me so many great training tips and I am so thankful for her service!

Ali Loyha

Sonoma County, CA


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...I was out of ideas and very frustrated dealing with my little dogs fear issues, caused mainly from lack of socialization as a Pup.


Found Sherry and started doing phone training sessions to try and get a handle on the problem.


She really understands Dogs and their thinking process. She came up with exercises and great ideas for the both of us to do inside and outside.


Also she explained to me what was going on with the dog and how he see's the world differently than we do. With that knowledge and her expert guidance and down to earth methods I've already seen a difference in him, and am  confident we are going to overcome his fear issues. I look forward to our continuing sessions and can't recommend her highly enough...

Steve K.

Santa Rosa, CA


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Phone training is great!!  Sherry's professionalism, compassion for my granddog, firm boundaries, and clear direction to both him and myself made sessions a delight and successful. 


  I was hesitant at first, but by golly, it worked well!  It's nice not to have to schlep the dog anywhere, just sit in the family room while she trains us.  Her skill with the dogs and people even work well remotely.


Wilton, CA


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It's amazing how much a phone call can do for a dog . So happy with how my Great Dane is acting after a mere two months of over the phone training.

Shannon L.

Petaluma, CA


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...I was very skeptical initially but the phone sessions have been extremely effective...

Devin E.

San Francisco, CA


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We have developed a great relationship with Sherry over the phone. She delivers phone training is real time with the same benefits as working with her in person. Our dog is showing tremendous progress!

Kevin and Kathy

Santa Rosa, CA


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