Janelle has direct experience working with dogs that have various behavioural challenges, especially puppy mill survivors with their unique needs.  She has a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and and a Master of Arts in Sociology, and uses her educational background in behaviour modification, operant conditioning, and positive reinforcement as the foundation for dog training.



BA (Hons), MA

Janelle's mission is to help educate dog owners of more progressive, positive techniques in dog training that will foster a mutually respectful, cohesive, and companionable relationship between dogs and their people, never using force, fear, intimidation, physical manipulation, or coercive tools and equipment.

Class Length: 1-2 hours
Class Size:  5 - 6 dogs
Day of the Week:  Wednesday evenings
Open to:  all dogs 20 weeks & over
Vaccinations:  See Health Policies

Flash Workshops are 1-2 hour classes, ONE NIGHT ONLY, that concentrate on a specific topic.

Each class is led by Janelle McLeod, and space is limited.​

Flash Workshops run about 4 times per year. Email janelle.run@gmail.com for more info!

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Janelle McLeod
BA (Hons), MA

The Little Dog House refers private
training requests 
​to Janelle McLeod

In addition to the classes that Janelle holds at The Little Dog House, she is also available for private in-home or on-the-go training sessions. These sessions are one-on-one, and Janelle will schedule a meet & greet consultation to speak with you about what your needs are.

For more information, please email
​Janelle directly at janelle.run@gmail.com

Janelle’s training philosophy is based on current, up-to-the-moment research and techniques garnered from a variety of sources and personal experience raising, rescuing, fostering, and working with many different dogs.  A few of her influences include:  Jean Donaldson, Dr. Sophia Yin, Dr. Patricia McConnell, Pat Miller, and Dr. Ian Dunbar.  

To register or for more information, email janelle.run@gmail.com