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Dog Training - Group Lessons
- What is your typical process for working with a new customer?
A brief phone call or conversation via email is ideal so we can get a good understanding of what their goals are for training- whether group or private. For private training, we have an extensive consultation form so we can obtain as much history on the dog, activities and relationships with family members as possible. This allows for a smooth consultation where we can maximize our time spent on hands on training and discussion.
- What education and/or training do you have that relates to your work?
All trainers have at least one of the following: Karen Pryor Academy Certified Training Partner Certified Professional Dog Trainer Animal Behavior College
- What advice would you give a customer looking to hire a provider in your area of work?
Always be sure to do your homework! Read testimonials or ask for references and credentials. Be sure you go with your gut and what is in your dog's best interest. Some may claim they use 100% positive reinforcement but they indeed use many corrections and aversive methods- NOT NECESSARY! It IS possible to train a dog without using intimidation, coercion and fear! Pay me now, or pay me later. Cheaper isn't always better. :)