Training for Rescue Dogs Under 7

Welcome to Rescue Training with Hindy.

I’m an experienced dog trainer, specializing in offering training and behavior advice to adopters of rescue dogs over 1 year old. I’ve shared my life with rescues with all kinds of issues for the past 14 years, and I’ve definitely learned a thing or two! 

To learn more about me, please visit my About Hindy page. At the bottom of this page are just some of the things former clients have said. 

Investment for All Packages

30 minutes – $35.00

45 minutes – $52.00

60 minutes – $70.00

 FREE Consultation

This is a no obligation opportunity for us to get to know each other, at least a little bit! Tell me about your concerns, what behaviors or issues you’re dealing with, how you’re coping, and I’ll explain how I can help.

No charge


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Rescue Dogs – the Basics

Congratulations!! You’re wonderful to welcome a homeless dog into your heart and home. There’s no greater feeling is there?

Some rescues are well behaved, have some (or a lot) of training and just need a refresher course and time to get used to the routine you’ve created. Others have been through a lot, and have the behavior issues that go along with coming from an abusive or traumatic background.

Whatever life your dog had before, his new one starts now.

Here are some of the topics we’ll discuss:

  • Creating a routine
  • Preparing your home for the new arrival
  • What to expect during the first few days/weeks/months
  • Developing trust
  • Common behaviors you may see, and how to deal with them
  • Training – we will tailor it depending on what your dog does and does not already know (housetraining – walking nicely on a leash – sit – come – stay – look at me – biting/nipping – aggressive/reactive behavior)


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Pay As You Need

As the name suggests, book an appointment anytime you have a question, or need advice about one or more issues. Here are some examples of what we can cover:

  • Behavior changes
  • Excessive barking
  • Jumping on everyone that comes to visit
  • Leash walking issues such as pulling
  • Neighbors telling you your dog cries and whines when you’re out
  • Doesn’t listen when you tell him to do something

There’s no limit to how many times we chat, it’s just “as and when” you want!


Annoying Behaviors

The behaviors listed below are definitely annoying, and depending on how long it/they’ve been going on can challenge any dog parent! The good news is, there is a lot we can do to get them under control.

  • Pulling when walking
  • Housetraining issues
  • Counter surfing
  • Jumping on people whether in the house or when out and about
  • Barking…a lot!
  • Chewing/nipping
  • Urine marking
  • Begging at the table
  • Running out the door
  • Eating poop (outside or from the litter box)


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Problem Behaviors  

The issues mentioned below not only cause your dog anxiety, they can increase the stress levels of everyone living in your home. Does your dog growl or snap when you reach for his toy, treat or food bowl? Do your neighbors regale you with stories of listening to your dog bark all day when you’re out? Does he shake or cower when fireworks go off? Bright side? There are things you can do that will help.

  • Resource guarding (food, toys, bed, people)
  • Separation anxiety (is your dog really anxious or just plain bored?)
  • Stress/anxiety
  • Fear of loud noises, going to the vet, men…


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“I am so thankful I took the leap and hired Hindy to help us train Tilly, our new 4 year old pup. She controls herself better around visitors, is becoming easier to walk, is much better at coming when called and is less hyper.” Marlene and Ian, Florida

We adopted Maxx a year ago when he was around 7. He was so aggressive on walks, we were too scared to take him out. Hindy was compassionate, never made us feel incompetent and most important, her advice worked. We would not hesitate to recommend Hindy to anyone having problems with their dog.” Janice and Robert, Toronto 

Are You Interested in Working With Me? Here’s How to Get Started

Step 1. Schedule a complimentary, no-obligation consult. You can do that by emailing me (Hindy) at or via my contact page right here

Step 2. Watch your email for questions from me. Before we chat, I’d like to know a bit about you and what you’d like to get out of training sessions with me.

Step 3. Hit “reply” to that email and answer the questions.

Step 4. At the scheduled time we’ll chat! We’ll use the opportunity to get to know each other a bit, and find out how I can help.

Step 5. We’ll get started! If you decide to work with me, it’s as simple as choosing a time to meet! If you decide not to work with me, no worries, there is no obligation.

I look forward to supporting you, as you help your dog live their best life.


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