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Tammy is a fantastic trainer. I had a shiba inu that had anxiety issues, and I wasn’t able to bring her outside the house without her shaking. After a few initial training sessions, I opted for a 4 week board and train. I could clearly see a huge difference in her behavior. Though her anxiety is still in progress, I am able to bring her out on a walk! Tammy definitely is knowledgeable about dogs and cares about both the dog and the owner. Highly recommended.Sep 27, 2019Verified
Tammy is literally a life saver..in that I may have killed my dog were it not for her (kidding). We have a jack russel who has been so very difficult to train...I've gone to other trainers. Tammy worked miracles. She is the perfect mix of loving and rewarding but strict and firm. Our dog can hear her car coming and he lights up. I am a little worried he likes her more than me. He was prety dog aggressive and now he is able to play off leash with our upstairs neighbors dog, something I never thought possible. I cannot recommend her enough. She really has changed our lives for the better.Dec 4, 2019Verified
Tammy is a great trainer and super responsive. My dog Penny is leash reactive and ever since working with Tammy I’ve noticed a great improvement. Penny and I are still a work in progress, but I’m confident that soon I’ll be able to walk Penny with no issues. Thanks for everything Tammy! Brenda, Roland and Penny!Feb 23, 2019Verified
Very positive, patient training focusinf on the issue with our small senior dog. We understand what to do to train between our sessions to as pet parents.Sep 15, 2018Verified
We were looking for a trainer for our 1 year old Klee Kai. She had a lot of anxiety and wouldn’t listen to us at all, and had issues with aggression towards other dogs which made it hard for us to take her out. Tammy worked with our pup for 3 weeks, and has been training with us since on the weekends to ensure Kiba continued to improve. Kiba has definitely improved tremendously since working with Tammy and we couldn’t recommend her more! Our dog is now meeting dogs and listening to us. She stays focused for good periods of timeMar 2, 2018Verified
- What should the customer know about your pricing (e.g., discounts, fees)?My fees are based on how much time I think it will take to train the dog and the humans.
- What is your typical process for working with a new customer?I like to start with a free evaluation and consultation. This gives me an opportunity to assess the training needs of both the dog and human family members.
- What education and/or training do you have that relates to your work?I started working in the veterinary field in 1990 and was licensed as an Animal Health Technician (AHT) in 1993. AHT has since been changed to RVT, Registered Veterinary Technician. I've spent most of my veterinary career doing Emergency and ICU work and started studying animal behavior as a hobby. In 1999, I graduated from United States K-9 Academy, after which I started Alpha K-9 Academy. After graduation, I continued to work with my teachers for additional training and still continue my education regularly. I'm also still active in my veterinary career and have been working at a general practice since 2009. My veterinary and behavior careers have proven to be very complimentary to each other. When there is a behavior issue at the veterinary clinic, I'm consulted. When there is a health question or issue with a dog that I'm training, my veterinary experience comes in handy.