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Peggy Moran's School for Dogs

4418 W 12000 N Rd, Manteno, IL 60950
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Chicago and Chicago Suburban 
Dog Training and Dog Behavior Modification: 

Reward-based dog training without force, intimidation, pain, or scolding

  • We offer fun, humane, affordable dog training in your home throughout Chicago and the Chicago suburbs. Dog training Chicago, Dog trainer Chicago suburbs, 
  • We also offer dog training at our brand new dog boarding and training facility in lovely Manteno, Illinois. Manteno dog trainer, Peotone dog trainer, Bradley dog trainer, Bourbonnais dog trainer,
  • Our dog training field trips provide small group training and socialization in real-world settings in Chicago and the Chicago Suburbs. Peggy Moran school for dogs, dog trainer near me, dog training near me, 

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In home dog training in Chicago and the Chicago suburbs.

Dog training at and around your home allows learning to occur where it really matters- in the contexts you share with your dog on a daily basis. 

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We offer private and group dog training lessons at our home-based campus in Manteno, IL. 

We also offer dog boarding school, puppy play and dog training workshops.  

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Our dog training field trips in Chicago and the Chicago suburbs provide fun socialization and real-world dog training practice for pets and their people. Drop in classes meet on a weekly basis at various locations. 





We offer affordable, fun, reward-based dog training. Dogs learn through the application of positive reinforcement dog training based on learning theory, without force or punishment.

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Updates: May, 2017 

  • May 101-level classes will be starting shortly; sign up now:
    •    Sundays, Noon-1:30 PM, starting May 28, 2017  Personal dog training, Chicago. Private dog training, Chicago. In home dog training, Chicago.

Call Peggy for more information or to sign up: 


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Dogs are taught through humane interactions, without fear or pain.

  • Dogs are viewed as subjects, not objects, who are treated with patience and consideration.   

  • Dogs are encouraged to think and make choices in a safe, fun learning environment. 

  • Building a relationship with your dog requires your involvement! While it does take some time and thought, the end result is worth your efforts. We will help you understand and connect with your dog in order to make permanent behavior improvements. 

  • If you are seeking a quick-fix that takes minimal support from you and your family members, please consider another trainer!    

Dog Training By Example

Both dogs and people learn through imitation. Beginning dog trainers learn by observing experienced dog trainers. Dogs, among other dogs, learn by model as well. Yes, we train you to behave in ways that will appropriately influence your dog's mood, manners, and cooperation!

  • These methods are based upon empathic learning – without punishment, cruelty, or harsh equipment.

  • Our dog (and people!) training programs help pet owners teach their dogs to willingly cooperate, demonstrate great self control and manners, and socially interact with kindness and confidence. 

Here is an example of error-free, positive reinforcement-based, dog training being demonstrated by Peggy Moran student, Nancy, and her puppy, Jett: 



My pet piggy shows some amazing skills achieved using reward based HOG training:

About Us:

Use the drop-down links under the welcome link at the top of this page to learn more about Peggy and Monica. 

About Our Facilities: 

Boarding school dog training is offered at Peggy Moran's home and training facility in Manteno, Illinois; however drop-off and pick-ups for boarding can be done at either location, saving pet owners transportation time. We also offer dog training and pet care services in our clients' homes throughout Chicago and the Chicago suburbs.

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The more you know, the better your dog will behave!

  • We offer "dog improvement"-- dog training and dog behavioral modification services-- to northern Illinois/ suburban Chicago pet owners. Chicago Dog Training Chicago Dog Behavior Chicago positive reinforcement Chicago and suburban dog boarding school Chicago area dog trainer.

  • Outside the Chicago area? We also offer phone consultations for people with dog behavior problems and dog training questions from all over the world.

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