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Where do I even start to say how overjoyed my husband and I are in regards to the experience we have had with Raquel! She’s more than knowledgeable, she’s a gift to our dogs and especially to our family. Raquel listens, takes time to understand both you and most importantly your beloved baby! Please, if you’re in need of the best stop here. She’s a great trainer but most importantly she speaks the language of dog❤️Feb 27, 2019Verified
Awesome person to train your dog. I have a 10 month old male Alaskan Husky-very high energy level and mouthy. Mouthy is biting. She solved the problem of the mouthy, jumping, nose in the crotch or your backend, walking correctly, and listening to commands. A++. He now comes back😄Feb 14, 2019Verified
Raquel is exceptional at training dogs 🐕 🐕 and humans! I was so surprised and impressed with how she taught me to take charge of my puppies behavior issues. They were little “wild” ones, and now they actually listen to me. It is still a lot of work keeping them in line, but now I know what to do. It is such a relief, and the dogs appear happier too! Thank you, Raquel. You Rock.Jun 29, 2018VerifiedHappy Paws Dog Training LA's reply
Thank you so much Amanda. I am so proud of how far you have come since our session afew days ago!! Part of their wild behavior was due to anxiety because they were in charge and knew it was too much for them to handle. Once we got you into the Pack Leader position they relaxed, became obedient and much, much happier. Yes, puppies are hard, consistent work, but so much easier with skills & knowledge. Now you will get to enjoy them along your journey together, rather than wait till they are 4-5yrs old and a bit more settled & that's if your lucky! Lol. Here for you:) Raquel
The trainer really knows what she is doing. Training not only involves the dog but she teaches the owner the psyche of how a dog thinks and process commands. Well worth our time and money.Jun 25, 2018Verified
Raquel is amazing! She was so kind and patient with my dog (and me!) She has a true gift and talent with dogs. I have never seen my dog behave the way she did around Raquel. And now I feel confident and comfortable enough to take the tools she taught me and apply them to my daily activities with Josie and keep her on the road to being a better dog :) If you’re looking for someone who understands dogs, understands energy, will be patient with you and explain things + answer floors of questions- Raquel is the trainer for you!Apr 22, 2018Verified
- What should the customer know about your pricing (e.g., discounts, fees)?I HAVE AN HOURLY RATE AND SOMETIMES RUN SPECIALS. I'M WILLING TO WORK WITH CLIENTS WHO WANT EXTRA CLASSES AND NEED PAYMENT PLANS.
- What is your typical process for working with a new customer?MY ONE DAY INTENSIVE. HERE YOU LEARN TO UNDERSTAND THE NEEDS OF YOUR DOG, HOW THEY FUNCTION IN THE WORLD, HOW THEY THINK. WHAT THEY NEED BESIDES LOVE (THAT PART IS ALWAYS WELL TAKEN CARE OFF:) & HOW TO COMMUNICATE WITH THEM CLEARLY, SO THEY CAN EASILY OBEY.
- What education and/or training do you have that relates to your work?I HAD A "JUNGLE BOOK UPBRINGING FOR THE 1ST TWO DECADES OF MY LIFE. YES, WENT TO SCHOOL ETC, BUT JUST DIDN'T HAVE A LOT OF KIDS TO HANG OUT WITH AFTERWARDS, SO I HUNG OUT WITH MY GERMAN SHEPHERDS. THEY BECAME MY BEST FRIENDS AND TAUGHT ME TO UNDERSTAND THEM. THEY ARE ALWAYS TEACHING US, IF YOU KNOW HOW TO LISTEN:)