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Simple, effective, flexible and proven solutions for you and your dog!

We provide the following:

  • Training and behavior services recommended by the veterinary community
  • The only dog trainer and behavior consultant WITHIN 150 MILES to hold the two highest certifications by the Certification Council of Professional Dog Trainers®.
  • Flexible service schedule to meet your goals
  • Methods that are easy to implement and highly effective
  • Support to our local rescue community and shelter dog adopters

At HeRo, we are all about you and your dog!

Do you want the highest-quality and most up-to-date service for your dog? Do you want to work with an experienced and truly qualified professional?

Silke is the ONLY INDEPENDENTLY CERTIFIED Professional Dog Trainer and Behavior Consultant in the Central Susquehanna area. More about Silke

Pups and Teens

woman holding puppyNeed help with your puppy? Did your adorable puppy suddenly turn into a spiteful juvenile delinquent and forget all his manners overnight? Our "Pups 'n Teen" Packages are the solution to get your youngster on the right track to becoming the perfect dog!


K9 Nose Work®

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Looking for a quick, easy and fun activity to tire your dog out mentally and physically? Does your dog need a job? Whether mutt or purebred, young or old, active or mellow, fearful or reactive, K9 Nose Work® may just be the solution for you!

One-On-One Support

woman with laptop and dog under treeNo time for a group class? Busy schedule? Behavior issues with your dog? Our "One-on-One" Pet Manners and Behavior Services are convenient, flexible and completely customized to fit your and your dog's needs!

Client Testimonials

Happy ClientHi! My name is Sophie! The lady-who-loves-me-and-feeds-me (you humans call her Betsy) is always looking for things to do and ways to keep me busy. A year ago someone suggested this thing called K9 Nose Work®. We found a place in Bloomsburg called HeRo Canine Consulting run by a very nice lady named Silke! She convinced Betsy to just let me be a dog and use my nose the way it was intended to be used!! How much fun is this!!! I get to sniff out food and odor, and Silke is teaching Betsy how to stay out of my way - until I might need her! It's the BEST!! You should really give it a try. Your dog will thank you and you'll have a great time - Betsy and I sure do!!. -- Betsy Thompson and Sophie, Muncy PA

Happy ClientAs my introduction to Canine NoseWork, Silke has been marvelous! She is able to combine a wealth of knowledge about dogs, an understanding of canine scenting skills, and a natural ability to teach humans with an approachable, friendly manner to create classes that are both enjoyable (for dogs AND humans) and productive.

Edy and I look forward to every class--I only wish we lived closer than over an hour away! -- Betsy Howell and Eddy, Harrisburg, PA

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We serve Columbia County (Bloomsburg, Berwick, Catawissa, Millville, Benton, Stillwater), Montour County (Danville) and Northumberland County (Milton, Riverside), within 20 miles of our home.