“An absolutely amazing trainer. We highly recommend Jason and his training techniques”

—Agnes and family, Guelph

All training techniques used in this program are humane, effective and rewarding for both dog and handler. Jason's method uses lots of positive reinforcement which will ensure that your dog will respond to your first command anywhere, everywhere and all the time.

  1. Reward/Motivation based

  2. 25% food reward, 75% verbal and tactile praise

  3. No use of punishment

  4. No clickers

  5. No ‘halti’ collars

  6. No pinning or abusive techniques

  7. All training techniques will naturally reinforce and enhance a trusting relationship and strong bond between dog and human

  8. Practical and effective training and commands will last for your dog’s lifetime.

Home visits

Jason offers a unique and personalized ‘house call’ service to make training more convenient for clients. Training sessions can be 1-on-1 or with family members in the comfort of your own home or anywhere else you may spend time with your dog. Educating a dog on its home turf is important so that it can learn and respect the rules, boundaries and members of the household. With personal coaching, and individual attention to your specific training needs and those of your canine, you will achieve successful results for you and your dog while mastering skills in the art of training and leadership.


Shute Balanced Dog Training  |   Guelph ON   |   519 763 4608

Group Classes

Jason teaches regular dog obedience and puppy obedience group classes at his indoor facility. Class size is limited to a maximum of 6 dogs per class to ensure personal attention for clients and their dogs. New classes are starting all the time, and registration fills quickly so call ahead to book your spot.

Class location is at the
Dogwood Centre dog training arena
at 4424 Victoria Road South R.R. #1, Suite 3, Puslinch, ON N0B 2J0, Canada.

Shute Balanced Dog Training Methods and Approach