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Jocelyn was very knowable. She accessed the situation and came up with a game plan to fix the situation. Within 30 minutes the meeting of the two dogs came together. She also taught me how to handle the dogs after she left. Great trainer. I would diffidently us her again.Oct 18, 2019Verified
Jocelyn was very helpful with my two beastie girls. I appreciate the training and her suggestions to continue training my dogs.May 13, 2019Verified
She’s very accurate and kind. My dog loves her and she’s always communicate with me for plan of training.Jul 24, 2019Verified
Jocelyn was wonderful, our Goldie took to her immediately. She had Goldie responding happily, while patient with us, and our 100 questions. I highly recommend Jocelyn to anyone looking for a professional dog trainer that get results. Thank you Jocelyn.Jan 14, 2019Verified
Jocelyn is an experienced dog trainer who uses ABA methods to change, modify, correct, and encourage behaviors. ABA is a humane and frankly the only way to change any animals behavior. Jocelyn knows what she is doing and knows how to execute this methodology. She approached my dogs aggressive behavior with kindness, compassion, and expertise. She was very professional and most of all, personable. I enjoyed our lessons with Jocelyn and always left feeling like a more confident dog owner. I noticed a change in my dogs behavior as well. My dog and I became a unit and started to move and work together. We learned how to carry out alternative behaviors whenever a challenging behavior arose. Thank you Jocelyn for your time and sharing your knowledge. Pongo (my dog) says so too. Ruff!!!Jul 24, 2019Verified
- What should the customer know about your pricing (e.g., discounts, fees)?My rates flex depending on the severity of the behavior issue. Typically, I charge $125 per session which lasts 60-90 minutes. I do offer discounts if you prefer to purchase multiple sessions at once.
- What is your typical process for working with a new customer?The first time we meet I will come to your home so we can go over the issues you are experiencing with your dog and I may have an opportunity to observe the problem behaviors. We'll talk about management (altering the environment or routine) so you get immediate relief from the problem behavior. We'll also discuss a behavior modification and training plan and settle on a strategy that makes sense for your lifestyle and goals.
- What education and/or training do you have that relates to your work?I graduated, with honors, from the SFSPCA's Academy for Dog Trainers in 2009. I also hold Certification in Applied Animal Behavior through UW. I am a Certified Pet Dog Trainer (CPDT-KA). I have spent the majority of my career as a Behavior Consultant working in shelters and rescues. I also have extensive experience one on one and in group settings working directly with clients and their dogs.