You train, by phone, anywhere USA

Here's how it works.


Choose number of sessions


Press "FREE FIRST STEP" button and tell me about your dog(s).


We schedule your FREE FIRST STEP by email or text.


I ask that you call me on my personal cell phone at our scheduled time.

During our call, I learn more about your dog and give you an action that will get your dog started.

No charge to try it.

If your Free First Step makes sense, we schedule regular phone sessions, during our talk.

Free support

You have free email and text support for anything we cover during a phone session.

No need to dress up.

These are phone, not video sessions. It just works better. Trust me. :)

I may request videos of your dog later.

Thinking it sounds crazy?

I agree. Sounds a little nuts.

Think about this:

  • It's the same step-by-step learning process, in-person or by phone.

  • We still individualize each step, depending on result of last step.

  • Your dog learns in his or her own home, with no distractions. Don't worry, we systematically add distractions in future sessions.

  • To me, the number one advantage of Train by phone is YOU are 100% your dogs teacher!!



What Train by Phone looks like.

Jill is worried Cody will knock someone over as he jumps on them to say hi.

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A dog that understands not to jump on people
DON'T jump on humans.

Just show them I'm friendly! I got it.

Why clients love Train by Phone

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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 the trainings a delight and successful.  We worked on a couple of things one-on-one pre-Covid, and when I wanted to learn more tricks to engage with him more recently, I tried the phone consultation.  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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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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...I was very skeptical initially but the phone sessions have been extremely effective...

Devin E.

San Francisco, CA


Photo of Sherry Clark - Brainy Dog Trainer.
The girl in the comic strip is not me.

She does match my "Don't brush hair first - just go outside and play" personality.

The real Sherry Clark :)