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 Albuquerque Canine Behaviorist Services

Whether basic manners, socialization, or more complex behavioral issues, Practical Pup focuses on training you and your dog as a team. Relying on humane, evidence based methods, I provide custom-fit training and step-by-step guidance to develop or modify canine behavior at all ages and skill levels.


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Private Training

This comprehensive option is built around you and your dog: We'll work together to develop, modify or proof the canine's behavior.

New Client Evaluation

$100 + travel fee

$60 + travel fee

Existing Client

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Board and Train

Only available to current clients

Generally lasting from 3 to 21 days, your dog will stay with me and my pack while receiving individualized, hands-on training. View their resting area 24/7 on our live camera


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Classes and Playgroups

Coming Soon!

Very small classes and controlled playgroups for puppies, reactive dogs, seniors and every dog in between.

Price TBD




Practical Pup is a veteran-owned company on the cutting edge of animal behavior science. Offering effective and sensible training methods, I provide a wide range of both private and group options to fit individuals' specific needs. I abide strictly to the Least Intrusive, Minimally Aversive (LIMA) training philosophy and I am an animal advocate. Practical Pup aims to be an accessible and transparent company with a mission to share knowledge and keep peace in the home


Steven Wyrick, CPDT-KA

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