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My name is Cecelia “Cissy” Sumner.

I am the owner and trainer of Best Behavior Pet Training.

My goal is to help you teach your pet how to be a fabulous companion.

I customize my training programs to fit your needs and abilities.

It’s about the dog, but it’s about you too.

For the most up-to-date schedule, please see our calendar.

Why Choose Best Behavior

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Certified: CPDT-KSA, CBCC-KA, PCT-A, since 2004

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Twenty-two years of training and competing dogs

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Her dogs and those of her clients have won titles in CPE, AKC, and USDAA agility.

Our Services
Dog AND PET Training

At Best Behavior Pet Training, my goal is to provide you with services that suit your and your pet’s needs. I can customize a package for you.

Please read a synopsis of my services below, then call me to create a personalized program.

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Behavior modification sessions are $100.00 each or 4 sessions for $360.00.

Behavior Modification

Behavior modification is more than just training. Dealing with these problems is about changing and modifying how our dog reacts to the environment. As a Certified Professional Consultant for Canines, I am uniquely qualified to help your dog overcome his behavioral challenges.

Pet Manners

Focusing on
Pet Dog Manners

Group classes encompass all the skills helpful for a dog to be an excellent companion and a joy to live with. This can include, but is not limited to:
House Training, Polite Greeting, Loose Leash Walking, Sit, Down, Stay, Come, Leave It

Weekly classes, usually four consecutive weeks, teach several skills each week.

This is my most popular format. Weekly classes allow continuity in your training and give you a chance to acquire a fundamental understanding of canine behavior. 4-week classes are $125.00 for the entire four weeks.

Classes are limited to 6 dogs and handler teams.

Please consult our calendar by clicking here for upcoming classes.

Classes are open to 6 dog and handler teams and is an hour a week for 4 weeks for $125.00.

Some supplies included. Preregistration and appropriate vaccinations are required.

Canine Scent Sports

Currently, Nose works or Scent Sports are an extremely popular in the canine community. This fun activity relies on a dog natural sniffing ability to find hidden odors. Based on bomb and drug detection training, scent sports provide mental stimulation for your pet without draining all YOUR energy. Nose works is fun for dogs and humans of all ages and abilities.

Covid permitting, group nose works classes will return in September.


Now at South Paw.

Welcome to the pack, Cissy!

Cissy can help enrich your dog’s life by:

-Building trust (for the shy and f
-Providing dog-on-dog socialization skill building
-Teaching proper dog communication
-And so much more!

By appointment only.

Please call for info and pricing.

Call Us for Pet Training Inquiries

Are you worried about the aggressive or just generally annoying behavior of your pet? Have them participate in our pet training sessions. In addition to teaching them how to behave well, our pet training classes are also a great way to bond with your furry and feathered friends. Call us today to learn more about the classes and other services we offer.