Meet our Trainer Janel!

Training at The Doggy Den is run by Janel Biglin, owner of Calm Canines Dog Training. She is a lifelong animal lover and has been working full-time, professionally in dog training and behavior since 2000. Janel earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology and has played an important role in the Behavior and Training departments of three animal shelters in Columbus and San Diego. Her philosophy is to use only force-free, positive methods to train dogs that are as fun for humans as they are for dogs. She will work with you and your family to help you have a dog you’ll enjoy!


Basic Manners class teaches your pup to be a nice companion and polite family member using all force-free, positive, science-based methods. Attention on owner, Sit, Down, Settle on a mat, Come and loose leash walking will be taught, as well as how to communicate with your pup and other useful information. No prior training is required, but class can also be useful for dogs with some training to learn around distractions.

Basic Manners:

  • Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday – 7 pm at The Doggy Den
  • All ages puppies and dogs
  • Semi-private class of 2-4 dogs
  • 6 week class, first week is orientation
  • Tuition is $160
  • Primary handler is required to attend all classes
  • Dogs must be friendly and show no reactivity or aggression on leash toward other dogs or people

Private Training

Janel offers private coaching in manners and behavior problem solving in your home anywhere in Franklin County. Sessions work around your schedule and are individualized to behaviors and issues you would like to work on.

For more information, contact Janel Biglin at: 

614-310-5154 or

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“Calm Canines is a good starter class for anyone looking to learn the basics of puppy training. The sessions are well structured with activities that are easy to understand and practice. The curriculum is designed to benefit puppies of all skill levels, even those with training prior to this class. Janel is experienced, knowledgeable and passionate about training your dog.”

– Zon, Tyler and Liberty