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