All Positive Dog Training LLC is committed to the most humane and least intrusive behavior modification methods and promotes positive reinforcement based training as THE best way to train dogs. Why? Because not only does this kind of training get results, it also is scientifically proven to create a strong relationship and understanding between owner and dog.
We help dog owners in the Lockport, NY area get their puppies started out on the right track or get their adolescent and adult dogs back on track. We use science-based training techniques that have been repeatedly proven to be successful over the last few decades.
Read more about our dog training philosophy here.
We set goals based on your needs and use force-free training methods to change your dog’s behavior to reach those.
Read more about how our dog training services work here.
We Can Fit Dog Training Into Your Current Lifestyle
Our dog training programs are created around your lifestyle so that you can receive the most customized and effective dog training services. You will not find a more personable, dedicated dog trainer who is more invested in reaching your dog training goals.
We service most areas of Niagara County and Western New York which includes Lockport, Gasport, East Amherst, and Williamsville.
About the Dog Trainer
Ines McNeil, B.S. Biology, CPDT-KA
Ines is the founder of The Modern Dog Trainer blog, The Crossover Trainer blog, and is the Marketing Chair for the International Association of Animal Behavior Consultants.
She is a certified professional dog trainer (CPDT-KA). She has been studying and working with dogs for over 10 years and enjoys helping people regain tranquility in their lives with modern dog training techniques.
She is an internationally renowned dog trainer and teacher with years of experience in canine leash aggression. Her successful Leash Aggression Classroom, an online dog training classroom and podcast, helps dog owners without access to dog trainers maneuver the difficulties of owning a leash aggressive dog. Ines’ patient and understanding style has made her one of the most popular trainers in the country.
Ines runs The Modern Dog Trainer, whose mission is to bring the dog training industry into the 21st century by giving trainers tools and information that will inspire proper pet ownership around the world.
Ines’ popular dog training blog, The Crossover Trainer, shares her experiences of transitioning to reward based training from correction based dog training. The Crossover Trainer showcases some of the worlds best trainers as they also share their journeys from punishment to reward based training systems.
Ines is owned two dogs, Loker, a 7 year old Husky/Shepherd mix, and Clark, a 4 year old Cardigan Welsh Corgi. They continue to teach her lessons about dogs and training everyday and she loves them for it. Loker was reactive on leash, but has learned to behave properly through consistent training. Clark excels at everything in life and thoroughly enjoys being the center of attention during humane education presentations at schools or other events.
University and Other Coursework
- Bachelors of Science in Biology, University of Texas at Arlington
- Introduction to Applied Behavior Analysis, University of Texas at Arlington
- Earned a Certificate of Excellence from Living and Learning with Animals: The Fundamental Principles and Procedures of Teaching and Learning by Dr. Susan Friedman
- IAABC Animal Behavior Consulting Principles & Practice Course – 2017
- Karen Pryor ClickerExpo 3-Day Conference – 2018
- Certified Professional Dog Trainer – Knowledge Assessed – CCPDT
- Advisory Board Member, Positive Gun Dog Association, Ltd.
- C.L.A.S.S. Instructor & Evaluator