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I can't say enough good things about California Canine. The training is superb and I have no doubt you'd have to travel pretty far to find anything comparable. This trainer is very experienced, amazingly knowledgeable, utterly professional, answering every question I had and providing all the help I needed in order to ensure that my six-year-old German Shepherd rescue dog (and I!) could learn the skills we needed so that this could remain her forever home. What my dog and I have learned in this process is invaluable, and worth every single dollar. I am so grateful that I was fortunate enough to discover this fine and excellent resource.Aug 5, 2018Verified
Didi is an amazing person. She is great with our dog and with us. She is absolutely a competent trainer. Didi deals with us and our concerns in an honest and compassionate manner. We are so glad Didi is working with us to make our pet a well behaved member of our family!Apr 25, 2017Verified
Didi listens attentively to our concerns about our dog's behavior. She teaches in a constructive, easily understood manor by both our dog and us. You can see Didi's genuine interest in helping our dog learn correct behavior and us learning how to guide her. We have had our consultation and one training session so far, We feel confident that we chose the best Trainer/Behaviorist to help us achieve the results we want.Aug 21, 2017Verified
In our search for training for our 4 dogs we found Didi. Little did we know Didi is just what we were looking for! We did dot realize the difference between obedience training and a behavior training. She has taught us how to teach our dog proper behavior. Didi gives us Lessons that are easy to understand and complete with our dogs. I highly recommend California Canine!Aug 30, 2016Verified
Didi is a very knowledgeable dog trainer. She is patient, focused and explains in detail the methods she uses and the reasons therefore. She also provides written instructions to assist your recall of the training methods she uses. My dog is responding very favorably.Jun 3, 2016Verified
- What should the customer know about your pricing (e.g., discounts, fees)?If you are in my travel area six sessions is $500 in your home scheduled at your convenience.
- What is your typical process for working with a new customer?A 60-90 minute Consultation first which is free. It is a time for me to get a full history and know fully what the issues are. It also affords me the time to educate my client about some key Canine concepts. There is so much misinformation online and perpetuated by trainers that I try to dispel myths and instill sound methodology.
- What education and/or training do you have that relates to your work?BS Biomedical Science which is a pre-veterinary degree in Texas, vet tech for 5 years, behavioral internship at the El Paso Zoo, Texas A&M Veterinary College, Certified Canine Fitness Trainer from University of Tennessee Veterinary College