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Barb was absolutely terrific. She had our dog Posey doing all the right things in a matter of 3 sessions. After our 1st quick meet we knew we had chosen the right trainer for our dog.
Veronique dog sat and helped me train my dogs. They love Veronique and she showed us some simple, effective ways to break them of their bad habits. She has such a natural ability to see things we never noticed--she knows dogs.
We loved Sophia! She is very personable and we knew Hank was in great hands while he was boarded and trained. We especially found the follow-up lessons to be beneficial in helping us put his new skills to use and practice commands. We are sad that Sophia is moving, but thankful for all the help she has provided us and our dog Hank!
We have 2 dog and 1 started being aggressive toward the other. Within a few days of contact Stephani came over and reviewed our dogs and our situation, came up with a plan, got my husband on board with the training (THAT was a miracle!) and started training us how to handle our dogs better. She's very thorough and has a very behavioral approach (dog whisperer-ish) which we really connected with. We look forward to our learning sessions, Thanks Stephani!
T'was my lucky day indeed the day I found Lois Hampton. We arranged a meet and greet meeting and I, as well as my little dog, GraciBel, were immediately comfortable with Lois and her husband George, GraciBel had been abused and was leery of any other human being, especially men. GB was immediately comfortable with both Lois and George. Lois does indeed go above and beyond the call in many ways, One of the wonderful things she always does is to keep you updated of what is going on with your pet while in her care. She is kind, and loving, and so caring. During your pet's visit, she takes the time to send emails to let you know how your pet is adjusting and, in addition, sends photographs. On our second visit, she sent me a photograph of GraciBel, sitting atop the sofa, wrapped around George's neck. I immediately knew this is a kind and gentle man as GraciBel would not get near a man at this stage of our rescue. From that time, when I pulled up to their home to drop her off for a visit, she would wag her tail, jump out of the car, and run up to the door. What a wonderful feeling! Lois and her husband, George, are wonderful people. The quality of their caring for your pet is beyond description. I am totally and completely at ease and comfortable when little GraciBel is in their care. I can think of nothing that would improve our experinece with these lovely people. In addition they are so accommodating. If a schedule changes, there is never a problem. They accommodate you in every way. In summary, my limited vocabulary does ot allow me to adequately describe these two wonderful people - Lois and George Hamptom - and what they have added to GraciBel's life and the caring and love and help they have given to her and to me in GB's transition from an abused little dog to a lovable little girl.. And for that I shall always be grateful. They are the best of the best! T'was indeed my lucky day when I met them and to now have them in our lives.
Karen is an amazing instructor who can immediately determine what each team's weaknesses are while also making use of the strengths. Her approach is positive and constructive with the dog's well-being always in mind. Dinah and I have learned so much in her classes, but have truly enjoyed them too. She has given me the confidence to start competing soon - I can't wait!
There is no one in this area who comes close to having my level of education or experience. I have a graduate degree that focused on zoology and animal learning, plus numerous training certifications that I maintain by continued practice of current training methods and continuing education. I have worked in a variety of environments including: veterinary clinics, federal government, Colorado and California state governments, behavior department at the University of California, and animal shelters where I worked with thousands of dogs. Since 2005 I have mentored countless dog trainers and offer lectures for dog trainers to earn their continuing education credits. In summary, I teach other teachers. My methods use effective reinforcement techniques, (not archaic punishment techniques from 20-100 years ago) and are in-line with leaders of the field from behavior departments in universities, veterinary behaviorists, applied animal behaviorist, and top-notch humane societies around the nation.
I provide groom services for shut-ins. There should be no dog over 25 lbs, aggressive dogs, or dogs under the medical care of a veterinarian. You must show proof of all vaccines.
Natural Rhythm Animal Training offers in-home training and obedience classes for dogs of all ages and temperaments. We concentrate on bringing the human-animal family in sync, creating a harmonious household that meets the needs of all members. We offer creative and compassionate problem solving for humans and their animals.
I can walk any-sized dog; No problem for multiple dogs. If needed, I can pet sit and house-sit. I have a clean background and many training classes under my belt. I worked at Spark for a while, which is a non-kill shelter in Santa Paula. I am training and raising pets like they are my own. I am loving and caring. God bless.
Our beginning class teaches beginning dog obedience and dog manners. The follow up classes works to advance the dog in obedience skills and then introduces the dog to beginning skills for such dog sports as rally obedience, therapy dog work, agility, flyball and formal obedience. We have some basic teaching methods, but realize that all dogs are different and sometimes need to be taught in different ways, so we adapt the method to the dog. I have been a school teacher for over 30 years, and also have taught and competed in a variety of dog sports and activities for over 30 years. We believe in happy, well behaved dogs and having fun in class. Come join us! See our website for times and locations.
I've been training dogs and their owners since 2003. Walking and day care services are also available. I've been the owner/operator of Rancho Notorious Dog Rescue from 2003 to 2013.
I will care for dogs like my own child. I walk dogs, feed them, shower them. I can do in house care and overnight care
The Santa Barbara Flyers is the oldest dog training club in Santa Barbara, having worked and played in the area since 1985. We teach beginning obedience, advanced obedience for AKC competition and agility. We offer approved trials/competitions for the United States Dog Agility Association. We have terrific and experienced teachers whose only objective is to teach you how to have as much fun with your dogs as we have with ours. Our agility classes are held in Santa Barbara on Saturday mornings. The location and days of our obedience classes vary with the season but are always in Santa Barbara.
I walk dogs and take care of them. I also clean them and feed them as well. You can also trust me with your pets.
We offer a fun and positive puppy kindergarten classes in the country. Who: You and your puppy - over 12 weeks of age What: Puppy Kindergarten and Socialization Class When: Saturdays at 4:00 P.M. or 5:30 P.M. Where: Somis, CA - Central Ventura County Why: To build a solid relationship between you and your puppy. We teach socialization and beginning obedience using positive, fun, effective methods. Trainers have over 20 years of successful experience.
I can feed, play and walk your doggy and give it lots of love while he is in my care. I can also give it a bath and brush its teeth.
I walk and sit dogs. I've done it a lot of times. I understand how people can be so busy and can't walk their dogs, or have to go out of town where dogs just can't go. I will do everything I can to make sure the dogs are safe and happy.
We provide dog training and general care. Our services range from conducting basic principles for obedience, tips for house training and fixing a line (not all) of problems to creating that ideal relationship for pet and home.