Services and Rates

Services include behavior modification training; manners; service dog and emotional support dog training; and Canine Good Citizen (CGC) testing and training. All breeds, sizes, and ages are welcome! In-home appointments available weekdays, evenings, and weekends to accommodate your busy schedule; discounted training packages and semi-private lessons also available.


Initial consultation $195.00*

Receive an at-home, one-on-one appointment addressing your specific dog training goals. Together, we’ll start implementing a solution custom-tailored for you and your dog! Sessions are approximately 2.5 hours.

Private lessons, in-home $130/hr*

After your initial consultation, get ongoing support and guidance as you reach your dog training and behavior modification goals! Receive individualized coaching in your own home (or other preferred location), one-hour minimum.

Day training, in-home $130/hr*

The ultimate in convenience! Your dog receives one-on-one training while you’re away working, studying, running errands, or otherwise doing what needs to be done! Service available to existing clients.

*Location-dependent trip charges may apply; cash discount available. Nonrefundable deposit collected at time of appointment booking; cancellations require 72-hour notice. Payments by credit/debit card or PayPal subject to convenience fee. Prices subject to change without notice.

Now accepting new clients in the Greater Kansas City Metro Area!


Thank you for all of your help and support. It has saved our relationship with our dog!

A.G., Puyallup, WA

Matters of the Canine Kind is a very good start to an awesome relationship with your pet. I’m so happy to have found MCK–my new puppy and I are beginning to understand each other!

A.W., Auburn, WA

Karen is awesome! We did a few in-home training sessions with her and saw an immediate difference in our dog. She is so incredibly knowledgeable about all things dog, is patient with her explanations and feedback, and is very flexible. 

V.F., Lakewood, WA