My goal at Companion Canines is to help your dog become a happy, well-balanced and reliable companion. We offer a unique opportunity to find out what training methods work best along with giving you information to make you and your dog’s lives better. Scientific learning theories have proven canines to be a social- and community-driven animal, each with their own specific language.

All of the training done with Companion Canines is built around positive reinforcement as well as non-physical punishment. Through mental and physical activity, the goal for your animal is to become a well-balanced family member. As a result, your dog will not be lonely or develop destructive behavior when left alone, and will be better behaved during human and social interactions.

Dogs won’t always be perfect, but they certainly deserve to be happy!


Interview with Ron Jolly (WTCM 103.5 | 93.5), November 7, 2018.

Shes the best. Always gets my spoiled fur babies back on track.

Katy DiPirro

Finding a skilled dog trainer is difficult. I feel fortunate to have found Janet DiPirro to help me with the training of my Golden Retriever, Luke.

Luke is my third dog. While my knowledge of dogs has grown over the years, my ability to teach my own dog more than sit, down, and maybe stay, has not grown enough that I felt competent to train him. I needed a good trainer. In Janet I found a great trainer who was able to assess my dog’s skills as well as my skills.  (more…)

Jeanne Esch – Traverse City, MI