I'll help you transform your dog into a polite pup.

“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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Puppy raising priorities for baby puppies under 4 months & starter skills for age 4-6 months.


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


For dogs displaying fearful, reactive, aggressive, or other worrisome behaviors.

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, building trust, and having fun. 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 pup. Your dog learns manners and skills. You learn to truly understand your dog.

Don't worry, train happy!

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If you have a specific question that is not addressed on the website (including FAQs), just shoot me an email!