Humane, science-based, professional dog training and behavior consulting.

“I love your dog. I know we haven’t met yet, but I adore your barking Maggie, your leash-pulling Jake, your jumping Lucy, and even your growling Charlie. Using a positive approach, I will teach you how to change behaviors and worries while building a trusting partnership with your dog.

Shhh...don’t tell anyone, but that’s what dog training is all about! Before you know it, you might just end up with a polite pup." 

- Oleg Sobol, CTC, CPDT-KA

JD, BA Psychology

Certificate in Training and Counseling

Certified Professional Dog Trainer

Member of The Pet Professional Guild

Member of The Association of Professional Dog Trainers

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Behavior consulting for dogs displaying fearful, reactive, aggressive, or similar worrisome behaviors.


Lessons to guide you through the most important puppy raising priorities for puppies 8-15 weeks old.

I do the heavy lifting with hands on, direct training programs for puppies and young dogs 4-6 months old.


For friendly, happy dogs that need help with everyday life skills and polite manners.

In-person training in Chicago's north shore suburbs and northwest side neighborhoods.

A complete list of locations is at the bottom of this page. Remote training anywhere.

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"Totally professional experience."

"We cannot thank Oleg enough."

"Amazing services and we couldn't be happier."


Kindness and science. Those are my training tools.


I am dedicated to dog-friendly, science-based training principles that focus on positive reinforcement and building trust. I do not use any equipment or techniques that rely on fear, force, pain, or intimidation. Ever.


Using a humane approach rooted in the science of animal learning means you can effectively address behavior issues while building a fantastic partnership with your dog. Your dog learns skills and trust. You learn to truly understand your dog.

Don't worry, train happy!

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To book a consult for a specific behavior concern, click here:
To book the kick-off lesson for a jump start program (puppies 4-6 months), click here:
To book the puppy priorities package or a manners package, click here:
If you aren't sure what to book, check out the FAQs page and  shoot me an email with your specific questions!