Pre-pet counseling –  we will help you choose a breed or type of dog which will best fit into your life through a thorough interview with your family members. Information on helping locate a suitable breeder, rescue group or shelter will be provided as well as discussing health issues, training/exercise needs ,and grooming  of your choices.  Crate selection and living arrangements best suitable for your household will be discussed.

New puppy counseling – An in home service to help your new puppy settle into their forever home. We will discuss owner expectations and take a look at the home set up to help the puppy settle into his new place and provide useful information for their new families. Topics will include crate training, housebreaking, leash training, exercise, socialization and prevention of problem behaviors such as jumping, barking and digging. Any issues that the family is already having with their new member will also be evaluated. Training aids, reading materials and interactive toys will be available.

Behavior Problems

An extended home visit to evaluate problems with puppies, dogs, and cats. Problems such as anxiety, aggression, compulsive disorders, house soiling, social manner problems, inter-dog or inter-cat problems, geriatric behavior problems, and vocalization will be evaluated and managed.  Behavior modification through positive training methods   and  drug therapy(if needed) will be applied.  Training aids, interactive toys and reading materials will be available on a per case basis. All training aids will be fitted and demonstrated.

An initial interview will be set up after owners fill out a questionnaire on the pet and their problems. The problems will be identified and a treatment plan will be formulated. Behavior modification techniques will be outlined and demonstrated with your pet and a trained pet. If drug therapy is to be included, a prescription medication will be discussed with your regular veterinarian. All recommended prescriptions will be dispensed by your vet.

A individualized training program will be printed for each patient  which includes patient assessment and behavior modification exercises through email attachments or regular mail. Follow-up phone calls and emails are unlimited for one year.


  • In Home Counseling (problem behaviors): 150/hr for the first hour  and 100/hr for additional hr(s)(before 5pm)   After 5pm rate for 1st hr is 200 and additional hr at 100/hr . Travel time is included if less than 45 minutes from my home office
  • New Puppy Visits: $125 for 1 hr (before 5pm, $175 after 5pm)
  • New pet Counseling(routine training only): 125 for 1 hr (before 5pm, $175 after 5pm)

*  To guarantee your appointment a $50 non refundable deposit will be charged and can be mailed to :

Shannon M Kiley DVM , 1171 Holmes Rd, Lebanon, In 46052

Cancellation policy: A 72 hour notice is required avoid losing your deposit.

In clinic puppy socialization (Zionsville class): $149.00, includes puppy manual, for 6 weeks. Rotating class allows you to start at anytime. Ages 8 weeks – 6 months.

Basic Manners and Beyond (zionsville) 4weeks, 100.00 repeatable class. Puppies over 6 months and adults. This is a rotating class also allowing you to start at any time. **Aggressive dogs require private lessons or special permission.**

Training Tune-up maintenance opportunities: $10.00/hr A structured 1 hour field trip to practice in real life situations.

All medications to be dispensed will be scripted or dispensed through your regular veterinarian. Contact will be made between referring veterinarian and Dr. Kiley in regards to treatment plan.

Training equipment can be purchased through Dr. Kiley, if available.


New Pet training form