Certified Canine Behavior Consulting & Training

Enhancing Relationships for Life

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(781) 806-5707


Photo of Dante, a white german shepherd dog sitting in the snow smilingAt Maplewood Dog, we are committed to enhancing relationships between dogs and owners for life.  Since 1996, our mission has been to provide the highest quality evidence based behavior consulting that enhances the canine-human relationship and bond through education, communication, understanding and compassion.

Established by certified behavior consultant, Katrin Andberg Hawkins, CBCC-KA, CDBC, we strive to tailor our instruction to each client and family’s very specific need and we pride ourselves in assisting our clients with personal, professional and timely dog training.  Using only proven, safe and animal-friendly training and behavior modification techniques, we excel at helping our clients reach their goals.

Services We Offer:

  • Adoption Counseling - Ensuring happy dog ownership for life!
    • Community Outreach “Find the Perfect Dog for You” Program
    • Private Consults to assist clients prior to bringing home a new dog or puppy
    • Temperament & Behavior Evaluations of dogs & puppies
  • On-Site & On-Line Lessons -
    • Sessions taught through skype or telephone consult
    • 1 on 1 Puppy, Basic, Advanced & Competition Training for Your Needs
    • Supporting clients & their dog in developing positive relationships for life
    • Working to prevent inappropriate behavior concerns from developing & modifying existing behavior complaints
  • Agility Private Lessons -
    • Taught on-site in our fully fenced training yard
    • Taught seasonally when weather allows for outdoor training
    • Foundations through Advanced
    • Schedule a series of lessons over the course of the season, or just as needed
  • Workshops & Seminars -
    • Half day agility workshops focusing on a variety of skills
    • Suitable for all levels Novice through Elite competition
  • Boarding -
    • Very limited, personalized care of your dog in our home.  We only take 1-2 dogs at a time.
    • Dogs in our care are integrated into all aspects of our daily household life
    • While not a board & train service, we reinforce, uphold and maintain basic house manners, safety behaviors and appropriate social skills with the dogs in our care
  • Retail Store -
    • Training Aids & Supplies
    • No Pull Harnesses, Leashes, Muzzles, Collars, Interactive Toys and More
  • We conveniently serve South East, Greater Boston & South Shore MA & RI including Sharon, Canton, Stoughton, Walpole, Norwood, Foxboro, Mansfield, Norfolk, Randolph & Surrounding areas.


Our goal is to assist & support families & dogs in developing

 positive, healthy, mutually-respectful & safe relationships for life.


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Certified Member of the International Association of Animal Behavior Consultants

Certified Behavior Consultant through the Certification Council for Professional Dog Trainers

Professional Member of the Association of Pet Dog Trainers