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Mrs. Kim Caldwell is a dog trainer and she's helping me with my dog Rocky, she is a pleasant person to work with and learn to teach my dog, lookin forward to continue working with her. Satisfied costumer 😊👍
Our trainer Denise has been such a great help with our crazy puppy. We hired her when the pup was 5 months old . We were in desperate need of training . Our pup was pottying in the house even though we had designated a spot for her to go. It was exhausting cleaning up after her all day. With Denise's help and expertise , our pup has learned were to go potty and we have learned as well the importance of consistency . It is evident that Denise is gifted as a dog trainer and our experience with her has been very professional . It is obvious she loves animals and there is a gentle way to train. Thanks Denise With love from Summer and the Courtney family:)
He's awesome! We just had 2 lessons and my Toby is a changed dog. I had other trainers before and didn't get the results we needed for Toby on how to behave . Looking forward to more lessons.
Shireen showed up on time and with in a few minutes I knew that after using several trainers she was the right person for my problem, I have a well trained dog but needed special help to make him perfect. Thank you very much Shireen!!! Nico is doing better already. (-:
This was the first time that I was leaving Sasha (my dog) with someone who was not a family member. However, I knew how much of an animal lover Barb was from when we worked together. She sent me periodic text messages and pics from, and/or I texted whenever I missed, Sasha. In addition, Sasha had fun playing with Barb's dogs as she is an only pet at home. I came home to a very happy Sasha. I highly recommend Barb and am planning on Sasha staying with her on my next vacation.
We hired Dixie for our 4 year old shepherd for her anxiety issues. We had a very bad experience with another "dog trainer" so we were apprehensive about any dog trainers. Dixie was referred to us & we are so glad we called! She is wonderful! Patient, calm & a wealth of information! In 2 weeks with her help & advice we are seeing improvements with our dog! I highly recommend Dixie.
I've known Mike for quite a few years. I have two small Chihuahua mixes and have introduced them to Mike and his animals in the past couple years with great success. His skills and his dog abilities delete and train the other dogs in the right direction definitely have helped out my animals. I would recommend Mike for anyone who is looking for someone to help train their pets and or pet with any kind of issues from walking and or exercise to behavior issues!
LOVE this company! I've never had a dog walker before, so I wasn't really sure what to expect. I was pleased to find out that Thor loves Megan, his new dog walker. Seeing as my work hours aren't getting any shorter, I'm happy I can trust Dogma to give me some peace of mind that Thor will be happy when I get home.
Kevin is a professional trainer: I was fortunate to have him answer my request for a puppy trainer: at the time two puppies...after one training session I realized that I had one puppy too many and found my aggressive puppy a kingdom of his own! giggle Kevin showed up on time each Saturday (6 lessons) and arrived prepared with a training agenda that he held to: My puppy is 4 months old, male and German Shepherd so it is extremely important because of the size dog he will become for him to have good training and manners! Kevin taught him: to sit/stay, to walk calmly on lead (not pulling on the leash), to go up and down a car loading ramp. I am (extremely grateful for this training because it is a relief to have it done in preparation for the future). Kevin and I walked 'Bear' down the street to socialize him with the neighbor dogs...he learned to walk by them without challenging them to a 'fence-run-bark'! We are still working on this. I was a bit apprehensive when beginning training and Kevin told me "when you are nervous it travels all the way down the leash in to the dog and the dog knows"... We graduated Basic obedience training last Saturday 12-17-16 and received a Merit Certificate for both of us and Bear received a Rawhide bone too. Kudos to Kevin for such good training and patience with both of us! I highly recommend him for your training needs...
Kyla is patient, experienced, and great to work with. She knows a ton of information about dog behavior and helps owners understand their dog's behavior better. Although primarily she works with the pit bull breed and larger dog breeds, she worked with our 23 lb Jack Russel mix. She is quick to respond to texts and phone calls. We noticed changes in our dog's behavior almost immediately. He had difficulty with new people and dogs coming to our house and passing dogs on walks. She gave us quick and easy tips to work with our dog at home as well. Kyla's mentality about training dogs to be balanced and healthy really stuck with us. We highly recommend her!
Great personality and dog oriented, and willing to do whatever she can to help in the training of my dog plus the time she puts in walking my dog!
My completely spoiled Hound Dog needed help in many areas. After working with Brieana at Upward Dog Training, I learned so much. I followed her advice and tips and I'm happy to say, me and my dog Lion have a 100% better relationship. Once I learned how to teach him, he learned so fast. I had a great experience and have recommended them to my friends and family.
My husband and I always have a hard time getting out of town with our 3 fur babies at home. It's always a burden and difficulty trying to coordinate with family and friends so we finally decided to give a pet sitter a go! Right away I was relieved to find how down to earth and sweet Whitney is and you can definitely tell she really loves what she does! I was very pleased with her prices and she was very understanding of the special needs and medications one of our older dogs requires. I was overall happy to have my mind at rest knowing they were being taken care to full the extent of their needs from diet, medication to exercise. I would definitely recommend her!
I have been going to Ufuria for play care, grooming, and boarding. I have had only positive experiences. My dog LOVES going there even to be groomed. Soo, Irwin and the entire staff have always been professional and caring. I am amazed how they remember not only all the dogs names that walk in the door; but even the owners. I went on a recent vacation and only went because I knew I could trust the staff at Ufuria to treat my Bella like a family member. They even posted her on Facebook and answered my Emails to keep me updated on her status so I could relax and enjoy my trip. Soo would never turn away any reasonable client; she cares too much about the pets that enter her doors.
Aisha came by to evaluate my dog and says he is fine as is. I liked her honesty and the way she interacted with the dogs. Id I ever need a trainer I know who to call.
Liana is a fantastic dog trainer! She trained my dog Momo and I am very happy with the result. She's kind and professional and very passionate about her work. I highly recommend her talents to anyone who's looking to train their dogs.
I was in need of a pet sitter for four days. Yogita happened to be available to pet sit my dog in her home. She promptly replied to my request, which I greatly appreciated. We communicated via e-mails, which she kindly gave me a brief background of herself. I felt comfortable communicating with her, because she was professional, and overall a very warm and friendly person. I appreciated the fact that she asked questions regarding my dog, his habits, his personality, his likes, his dislikes and if he had any health issues. She really showed interest in taking care of him. I dropped off my dog at her home and he immediately took a liking to her. She informed me of outdoor activities that she had planned to do with my dog while in her care. Yogita kept in communication with me during the time that I was away out of town. This really made me feel at ease, knowing that I had left my pet with a responsible person. I am definitely going to keep Yogita Sharma as a future Pet sitter. She did a wonderful job in caring for my dog! I highly recommend her!
We hired Janice to pet sit our dog and cat while staying in our home for a period of three weeks while we were on vacation. We had never hired a pet/house sitter before, so I was very nervous about finding the right person. Janice was completely understanding and patiently answered questions and provided requested documents to address any concerns. During our initial meeting, Janice asked excellent questions regarding our pets' routines, meals, personalities and health which demonstrated care and experience related towards the care of pets. She also asked very good questions pertaining to staying in our house as part of her house sitting responsibilities. I felt very at ease meeting Janice and hired her without reservation. While we were away, Janice regularly texted us with updates and photos of our "furry family" which was very comforting to us. When she was faced with a couple of minor, unexpected home repair issues, Janice handled the problems very well and responsibly. With Janice's excellent, regular communication, we were never in doubt about our pet's well being and the care of our home. Janice was an excellent pet care provider and took very good care of our home. It is very evident that Janice loves animals and they absolutely trust her and love her! My dog and cat were immediately comfortable with Janice and so were we! She is very kind, caring and wants nothing more than to connect with your pet and take outstanding care of them! Janice exceeded our expectations and we wouldn't hesitate to hire her again! Her rate was excellent and very competitive! You can trust Janice!
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I am a certified dog trainer and behavioral specialist. We have a really fun training yard. I offer three classes for $20.00. I've been doing training for over 25 years. I believe that animals are a lot like us and learn from mistakes; I believe that it takes three years to fully train a dog. I go at the pace of the dog and owner. I take each dog and train them to their human's lifestyle. We teach words to the dogs and teach body language to the humans. I use many different methods. We need to understand that they are just animals, not robots, and make mistakes just like us. It's how we learn.
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I work on dogs on how to do things for you. I'll give you a clue using your voice, including a very high and loud tone and pitch, tone and word that you mean it. That is what owner's should do according to Jeremy Throckmorton. He works with Victoria Stilwell.
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Services offered: - On and off leash obedience - Puppy starter obedience and socialization - Private one-on one obedience - Home and personal protection - Boarding - Dog walking