ABOUT PACKFIT

me and chip

At PACKFIT, we take a very holistic approach to training and behavior, acknowledging that every dog, every human with the dog, and every living scenario is quite different. No area is left unexplored, for there are several variables factoring into any one given behavior; each influencing and impacting the other. Everything is connected.

We teach the human end of the leash how to meet and fulfill their dog’s needs as a member of the canine species, so they can provide what’s needed to reach and maintain a balanced state of mind.

We work to uncover the root cause of behavior before addressing the symptoms. Like with us humans, “behavior” is simply an expression, and is always reflective of a driving force underlying it. This ensures the longest lasting and most effective results, invariably increasing quality of life and peace of mind.

WE ARE DEDICATED TO SERVING BOTH ENDS OF THE LEASH.

Dogs look to us for their cues, guidance, direction, and how to feel about every scenario they enter into. Through empowering the human, we enable them to become the leaders their dogs need them to be. Teaching and empowering the human, training and guiding the dog. Improving communication, understanding and connection between both.

WE BELIEVE THAT EVERYTHING IS CONNECTED.

We take the time to investigate, uncover, examine and address the underlying root causes of behavior… not just the symptoms. As with humans, “behavior” is simply an expression, and is reflective of a driving force underlying it. Dogs aren’t born knowing the difference between acceptable vs. unacceptable, polite vs. impolite, or respectful vs. disrespectful behavior. The onus falls 100% upon us to teach them this.

WE DON’T BELIEVE IN THE “ONE SIZE FITS ALL” APPROACH.

Each of our programs are highly customized to meet the goals and needs of each individual dog and human pairing they’re developed for; acknowledging that every dog, every human with the dog, and every living scenario is quite different.

WE BELIEVE TRAINING HAPPENS DAILY.

A balanced, calm, polite and respectful dog isn’t worked on for a certain number of sessions and that’s it. It’s a daily effort, a daily practice and a daily investment of our time, undivided attention and energy. This is why training, educating and empowering the dog’s human is so very crucial to the success of any training program. Dogs are reliant upon us to teach, guide, help them to connect the dots, and way-show.

Our Awards

Relief and quality of life starts here.

Book Your Appointment

We’re in constant dialogue with our dogs, whether we realize it or not. Everything is a conversation.

From the PACKFIT Blog

Lesson #77: The importance of following through.

Whether we're creating a boundary, giving a cue or command, setting a parameter, or reinforcing a rule, "following through" is a crucial and necessary component to our success and effectiveness in our relations with our dogs. Following through blends direction and...

read more