Welcome to Canine Partnership Dog Training!
Canine Partnership's goal is to create a positive and fun-filled relationship between you and your dog. We use positive motivation such as clicker training and other force free-methods to build a strong partnership based on trust, joy and effective communication.
We offer 5 coaching methods to meet the needs of all of our clients: private in-person, private live online, combination of live online and in-person, group in-person (4 dog maximum class size), and customized special skills packages.
The main focus of our class offerings is on versatility skills such as Nose Work, as opposed to puppy classes and basic obedience. If your dog needs foundational training to perform at the higher skill levels that we offer, we can create a custom package to meet your needs.
Expert trainer Lisa Pattison has made positive dog training her life’s commitment and has studied extensively with some of the best dog trainers in the world over the last 30 years. Click Here>> to learn more about Lisa's deep expertise and experience level.
Whether you’re interested in dog competition, or want to built a close partnership with your dog while challenging him, enriching his life, or helping him become all he can be... Canine Partnership is the place for you.
Why choose Canine Partnership?
Proven success in the trials and at home
Canine Partnership dogs are HAPPY dogs – they love to learn
Small class sizes offer personalized attention (4 dog maximum class size). Private lessons also available
Unique training facility on a beautiful preserved farm in Hunterdon County, NJ with indoor and outdoor training areas, including fields, trails and a stream
"Lisa has completely changed how my husband and I teach & play with our dog Charlie. Now my husband thinks he’s an even bigger disciple of positive training than I am!"
-Library Director client, her Deputy Superintendent husband and their Cocker Spaniel
News & Activities
Get involved in the greatest dog sport of all time! K9 Nose Work is the most popular class we have here and for good reason! Designed to mimic professional drug or detection dog skills this sport provides alot of healthy stimulation and an outlet for your dog's love of sniffing. Take your ability to read your dog to the next level! Learn the nuances of canine body language on the hunt!
Lucy with Lisa Pattison was the first australian shepherd to earn a Summit title in K9 Nose Work at the first trial of this advanced level!
Wyn ("StormWatch WhirlWynd") and Peg Forte earned Flat Coat Retriever ‘Best of Opposite’ at the venerable Westminster Dog Show. Wow! Wyn came to Canine Partnership to perfect her eye contact with Peg. Great job Wyn and Peg!
Tex (“Light-foot’s Texas Two Step”) earned his Nose Work 1 title. Canine Partnership fun Flatcoat style!
Torrie (“Jimanie’s Golden Touch”) Pembroke Corgi, earned her teacup Agility title – Games 1- Congratulations!
Luna and Kris are an amazing team. Luna is a high energy German Shepherd who used to blow right by the scent hides placed near the start line. Kris’s work in class helped Luna learn to engage her nose right from the beginning. Now that’s K9 Nose Work!
~Tip of the Month~
Use an extension cord wrapper to keep your long tracking line organized and tangle free. Thanks Donna Popow for a great tip!
Lisa Pattison of Canine Partnership provides expert dog training using positive methods with proven results. Located in central western NJ (Hunterdon County) , Ms. Pattison teaches Intro to Summit level K9 Nose Work and Scent Work, plus Parkour, and Trick Dog classes.