Preventive Vet Your Puppy Support Center

Expert Resources for Raising & Training Your Puppy

Puppies sure are cute — but they can also be stressful! Even if you've had puppies in the past, there's a good chance bringing a new puppy home will bring flashbacks of sleepless nights, razor-sharp teeth, and the amount of money spent on cleaning supplies. Of course, it's all totally worth it, but sometimes we need help.

We're here to support you and your puppy every step of the way.

Use code PUPPYLUV at checkout to receive 10% off books and dog training workshops (featured below).


Our two-book bundle gives you the essential information you need to know to raise a healthy, safe, and well-adjusted dog.

A must-read, even if you've had dogs your whole life!

Dog Better: 101 Essential Tips: Health & Safety

You can't prevent what you aren't aware of, and when it comes to dogs, there's a whole lot you need to have on your radar. Learn how to avoid digestive upset, set up your dog's safe space, recognize signs of common med­ical conditions, and more.

Train Better: 101 Essential Tips: Behavior & Training

Finally, a book that helps answer your behavior and training questions! Guide your dog's train­ing journey, from potty and crate training to avoiding separation anxiety. Learn the stuff you'll need, the stuff you should avoid, and the "why" of it all.


Our virtual Dog Training Essentials Workshops will walk you through everything you need to know. Created by a certified professional dog trainer, these workshops are ideal for dogs of all ages and breeds.

You get instant access to course materials and receive personalized training support in the comfort of your own home and on your schedule!

Our workshops are for dogs of all ages. Some workshop topics are geared toward puppies or newly adopted young adult dogs, while others are for all life stages.

Dog Training Essentials Online Workshops Include:

✔️ Lifetime access to workshop materials, downloadable resources, and videos
✔️ A special coupon code to use towards virtual coaching sessions with a certified dog trainer 
✔️ In-depth how-to's and problem-solving
✔️ Video and photo examples
✔️ Questions answered by a certified trainer to support your specific training needs

Start Anytime, From Anywhere!

Virtual dog training makes it easy for you to start training right away from anywhere in the world. No need to wait for puppy vaccines to attend group classes. No waiting lists or distracting group training classes. Self-paced curriculum and flexible, rotating live group session schedules. Plus, there's no travel time, and it's easy to get the whole family involved!

certified dog trainer Cathy Madson and her Welsh Cardigan Corgi SookieMeet Your Dog Trainer

Cathy Madson

As a dog trainer and canine behavior consultant, Cathy strives to help humans and their pets build a strong relationship based on trust and clear communication through force-free dog training methods. With over 13 years of experience, she has had the opportunity to work with hundreds of dogs and on a wide variety of behavioral challenges.

Beyond companion dog training, her specialties include canine separation anxiety, leash reactivity, and dog aggression. She currently shares her life with her partner and his 10-year-old son, who adores their two Welsh Cardigan Corgis, Sookie and Fozzie Bear.

Read more about Cathy and check out her coaching style and certifications.

Private Dog Training Options

Looking for one-on-one coaching with a certified professional dog trainer? We've got you covered with both virtual, in-person, and hybrid options.

Virtual One-on-One Coaching

Schedule a virtual private training session with Cathy to get personalized help with your dog's training and behavior.

In-Person Private Dog Training

Need hands-on help? Cathy offers in-person training sessions in the North Seattle area. You can combine virtual sessions with in-person training to get the most out of your training plan at an affordable price.