Dog Training
Dog Training

Dog Training

$180
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Introduction: Hi, My name is Bruce and I am a professional dog trainer with over 25 years experience helping people better understand their dogs. There are very few dog trainers who have the experience I have and are able to communicate with dogs on the level I do. My main concern when training dogs is that they stay in the same family their entire life. My approach to training is to put the tools and knowledge in the hands of the dog owners so they can continue the training and deal with any future issues that may come up. My sessions are normally two hours. It's important to me in having a part with getting dogs adopted out of these animal shelters and never going back.
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Pati g.
Aug 26, 2022
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Time and money well spent . I interviewed 3 different trainers and Bruce is the one we chose to come in to our home to train us humans and our 2 pups! He hit the mail on the head when he said “training takes place on both ends of the leash”… after having owned several dogs over the years, Bruce gave us some “tools” for our toolbox. Worked with the pups right away ! Looking forward to using all the tips and touching back with Bruce in a couple of weeks

Details: 6 - 12 months old • Large (41 - 70 lbs) • Private lessons • General obedience training • Barking • Biting • My home, venue, etc.

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JUDY P.
Jul 21, 2022
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Bruce is an outstanding dog trainer! Do not hesitate to hire him! He was punctual and gave us great advice on puppy issues such as potty training, how to stop unwanted behaviors, and much more. He recommended the necessary tools to buy to help us train our 4 months old puppy. He is very personable and bonded with our puppy immediately. He obviously has a lot of experience. He even very generously invited us to call him on the phone at no charge in the future, should wen need more help. We thoroughly enjoyed his visit and appreciated all his advice!

Details: 0 - 6 months old • Extra Small (1 - 15 lbs) • Private lessons • Puppy training • House training • Chewing • Destructive behavior • My home, venue, etc.

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Julie G.
Jan 8, 2022
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After just one session with Bruce, I have seen a positive change in Lucy. Bruce did an excellent job of explaining his technique and how to apply it while training my dog. His assessment of Lucy’s unique characteristics was very helpful to me for training purposes. I highly recommend Bruce!

Details: 2 - 10 years old • Large (41 - 70 lbs) • Private lessons • Aggressive behavior modification • Leash pulling • My home, venue, etc.

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David B.
Dec 29, 2021
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Bruce is the dog whisperer. He understands dogs (and people) to a degree that is amazing and rare. If you want your doggie trained and also to learn something important about dog training and human behavior, as well, call Bruce!

Details: 0 - 6 months old • Large (41 - 70 lbs) • Private lessons • Puppy training • Digging • Biting • Leash pulling • My home, venue, etc.

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Marie C.
Oct 17, 2021
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Bruce makes the training very simple. I feel very comfortable with the training and tips he gave me. Thanks for including my children in the training. He also recommended some great tools to assist us with the dog training.

Details: 2 - 10 years old • Large (41 - 70 lbs) • Board and train at a facility • Therapy or service dog training • Leash pulling • House training • At the pro’s location

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Bruce Lincis

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  • What should the customer know about your pricing (e.g., discounts, fees)?

    I charge by the session and the purpose of my sessions is to address all the issues with their dogs and empower the dog owners to continue the training.

  • What is your typical process for working with a new customer?

    I believe the best teachers and trainers are the dog owners, so my goal is to guide them to working with their dogs successfully.

  • What education and/or training do you have that relates to your work?

    I learned when I was a teenager that I had a gift with working with dogs. I read every training book I could get and went to a dog training school which helped me form my own ideas in how to work with dogs.

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