Helping dogs with people problems since 1974

Dog behavior therapy for many problems, including aggression, obedience issues, anxieties, social issues, phobias, any behavior requiring help.

Ray with Marianne at Best Friends Animal Sanctuary, Kanab, Utah

House Calls: Solving the Problem Where It Is

For the last 49 years I’ve traveled to over 24,000 clients’ homes, solving whatever the dog issues were. I can help you with yours, working one on one with both you and your dog.


Meet Ray McSoley

A pioneer (1974) in the then emerging field of dog behavior therapy, Ray McSoley’s creative and innovative techniques have both influenced, and been modeled by, professional dog trainers and behaviorists throughout the country. His book, Dog Tales, received national acclaim, became a Literary Guild selection, and is still eagerly sought after for its valuable insights into how and why dogs behave.

  • Former guest lecturer at both Tuft’s and Cornell’s schools of veterinary medicine on dog behavior.
  • Started the animal behavior department at Boston’s Angell Memorial Animal Hospital.
  • Consulted and assisted trainers at Best Friends Animal Sanctuary in Kanab, Utah.
  • Well-known lecturer and media commentator on canine behavior.

Ray has appeared on both national and local television and radio, including The Rest of the Story. He has worked with clients throughout the United States, and in Canada, England and India, solving their dogs’ issues

Ray has been featured in:

  • New York Times
  • Yankee Magazine
  • The Boston Globe
  • The Boston Herald
  • MSPCA’S Animal’s magazine
  • Other leading newspapers both in the U.S. & Europe