Francis Holder Dog Training, Greater Boston Area

 

Private In-Home Training
Enjoy all the benefits of an experienced professional trainer in the comfort of your own home, the streets of your neighborhood, and your favorite dog parks.

Francis offers one-on-one dog and people training to help with basic commands, bad habits, challenging behavior and training assistance for those who cannot travel or with time restrictions.

With 15 years of professional full-time, hands-on dog training experience, Francis has successfully trained dogs of all different breeds, temperaments, ages and difficulty.

Francis has an associate's degree in Canine Studies from Mount Ida College (1999) and went on to become an assistant professor at Mount Ida. He has studied under Lance Woodley of Massachusetts, and is head trainer at the Compatible Canine Center in Brookline, MA. He also works as an adjunct trainer at The Pawsitive Dog in Boston, MA. Francis has been a volunteer trainer for the Boston Police K-9 Academy for the past 10 years and assists in patrol work along side the Boston PD's K-9 trainer.

Please contact Francis Holder today and start enjoying all the benefits of an experienced professional trainer.

Featured in...

  • The Boston Herald Online
    "Massachusetts Vest-A-Dog Grants"
    March 13, 2013
    (visiting trainer, Francis Holder)
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  • Worcester Telegram and Gazette
    "Police dogs are put through their paces"
    June 17, 2010
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  • K-9 Cop Magazine
    "Proactive Deterrence"
    April-May 2010, page 17
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  • Nashua Telegraph
    "Perfect Match: Merrimack officer and his new police dog"
    December 13, 2009
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Francis Holder Dog Training
(857) 205-7308

Please e-mail or call for current in-home dog training rates.

Helpful Tips

You can start training your puppy as young as 7 weeks old.

Socialization is an important aspect of dog training and should be done safely with animals and humans of all types and ages.

Dog training classes are great, but all dogs need to be trained in their real life setting as well as a classroom setting.

Favorite Quotes

To err is human; to forgive, canine.
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Do not make the mistake of treating your dogs like humans or they will treat you like dogs.
Martha Scott

Dogs like to obey. It gives them security.
James Herriot


Francis Holder Dog Training offers private in-home dog training in a real life setting to help with basic commands, bad habits, challenging behavior and training assistance for those who cannot travel or with time restrictions. Located in Brockton, MA and serving the greater Boston area, Francis will travel to your home to set up a personalized, one-on-one dog training program to assist with dog obedience and behavior issues and help foster positive canine behavior.

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