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Desiree and her assistant Ronnie took such great care of grooming my Jake and even did a nail trim on my Bud! He's such a scaredy pup and she took her time and calmed him down afterward. Her vet experience helps a lot! The doggos and I love her!
Pete has been helping us with our very energetic and curious black lab for about the past ten months. He has come to our house for trainings and we have been able to join him and our pup on training walks. Pete helps train our pup and also takes him on dog walks 3x a week. Pete's walks are no ordinary walk in the park! Our pup could be on an outing up in the trails or could have spent the afternoon swimming!! Our pup loves Pete and is always excited to head off on an adventure with him. We have also been able to board our pup with Pete which was a great experience as we knew our pup would be loved and cared for exceptionally well. We are fortunate to have found a skilled and caring dog trainer!
The puppy training is a work in progress. The trainer, Courtney, is absolutely spot on in regards to listening to the puppies and their chatty daddy, me. So far jumping to a minimum after only two lessons and having the puppies walking WITH me has excelled though it will take the full 4 hr package for that one. I highly recommend Courtney as she is tremendously well versed in doggy behaviors and how to correct/adjust them. Charles
Don is very professional and conscientious. His dog training methods are proving to be very effective for our 4 month old puppy. I recommend him highly.
Logan was great to work with. Our family enjoyed learning how to train our new puppy. He was able to teach us how to walk our puppy, we’ve been trying for weeks now. Looking forward to see results. Logan was great with our puppy and the kids, very professional and comes with lots of experience!
Great!!! In-home training for my puppy.
Les is wonderful. He had new training skills for us to work on each time. He is very friendly and structures the training on what you decide is important for your dog. He would make sure I was walking or training my pup correctly before each session was over. If didn't quite train our dog enough by our next session, Les never made me feel guilty:) I recommend Executive Canine Services for a positive training experience!
My Newfypoo pup Jelly Bean is a handful, especially considering I have never had a dog before. I was fortunate enough to stumble on John Vinton's site, after being dropouts from Sirius group puppy training. His technique is unique as he does not advocate stuffing the dog with never ending treats. Instead, consistent reinforcement of commands accompanied with appropriate overwhelming praise when deserved. We're only 3 lessons in. I am so proud of my Bean, especially when compared to other dogs we meet on our walks. We both still have a lot to learn and with the help of "A Better Dog Trainer" I know we'll be successful.
I was very nervous about signing up for dog training, especially the board and training program because I was worried that Ford would forget me and return even worst than before. I talked to four different trainers and ultimately, my choice came down to what kind of results I wanted - Tierney guaranteed that Ford would obtain a certain level of standardized obedience and this made me feel secure in my choice to train with her. Tierney was quick to console my fears and she spent a lot of time going over all the different options of her program, it didn't take me long to feel at peace with the choice to give Ford the best possible training I could. She will be working on his off leash obedience and house manners, plus she is addressing all of his aggression issues. I feel comforted knowing that she is a national-level competitor and continues to further her education in the field, I am also very excited to hear that all of her training is documented so that I can stay up to date on the progress daily! I strongly recommend Tierney and her services. I cannot wait to unleash my beast!
I loved that she was able to come out to our home. For a very fair price. Thank you for your time and expertise.
Jackie is great. She is reliable and had resources for training puppies.
We brought home two Cairn Terrier pups. It had been 12 years since we had trained a puppy, and we knew we needed a refresher course. We went to a local groomer / boarding facility for help, and it was like a time share pitch. I won’t go in to details. So we found Maj on Thumbtack. I told her right away that we humans wanted to be trained; we didn’t want somebody to offer us ready-for-use puppies, pre-trained for our convenience. We needed to be refreshed on how to live with our new pups, and how to make them happy to live with us. Well. Maj is perfect. She loves dogs and she knows what she’s doing. She has worked with us to make the whole family one. Our biggest problem has been the puppies piddling on the floor, and she had many suggestions to overcome this problem. She also consulted with her mentors to help us (our pups were a hard case). We have found a solution, and we’ve made great progress. We continue to work with Maj to train our pups to listen to us and be the great family members we want them to be. We continue to work with Maj to be the best puppy owners we can be. We’re completely satisfied.
Kelly was very good with our puppy! She helped us learn/teach good manners to our pup.
Heather helped with obedience training my beagle, who is very stubborn. They did verbal commands, leash training, house training and manners, and Heather has had a lasting positive influence on my dog. She is very professional and thorough, and she brings real experience and methodology to create a personalized training outline, which helps maintain the behaviors. 10/10, would recommend again.
Denise did a great job with my puppy. It was only the second time she had been bathed and first time with any grooming done. Denise was very patient with her and will be coming back in Dec. to do it again. Thanks for the references.
We were very pleased with Jenni. She was very informative and gave us plenty of effective advise. She took our unruly puppy for training and 5 weeks later returned to us a very pleasant obedient and enjoyable dog. It is obvious that her main concern is the care of our pets. We are forever grateful. Thank you Jenni.
We met with Kevin for an initial consultation for our 2 boxers. In the short time he spent with us, our dogs learned so very much. Kevin showed an instant connection with our boys and we are excited to start working with him. He was able to answer all our questions and provide honest answers.
Stoakly, had issues with leash pulling, attentiveness and general obedience. After working with Keynoe with his 3 week transformative program, Stoakly is a completely different dog! Listens to basic commands when we walk and is so much calmer. We even had the opportunity to hang out with other dogs at the local park - the dogs got along so well and Keynoe managed all their behaviors at once. I was really impressed by how easy Keynoe is to work with, his professionalism and flexibility when working with me and Stoakly 1:1. I'd highly recommend him to anyone looking for help with training and even if you just want a fun and reliable friend for your dog.
I desperately needed a dog trainer to come to my house. Darcy is reliable, she knows her business, she is kind and sweet with the dogs, she trains me effectively and reasonably priced.
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We offer basic obedience, private and group sessions. We also offer training and testing for service dogs.
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I have years of experience with animals, and take great pride in what i do. Im professional, friendly, and genuinly concerned with ensuring your pets are cared for while your away, and providing information and tools to help improve the relationship between you and your pets!