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Troys dog training
Troys dog training

Troys dog training

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$2500
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Introduction: ***CURRENTLY BOOKING FOR SEPT B&T*** My name is Troy and I train dogs. I never take shortcuts or cut corners using treats or food as for positive reinforcement. Food excites the canine mind and treat based training will teach your dog to not respect you unless you have food. I use praise, games, play, and toys as forms of positive reinforcement and train your dog to form a bond with its owner that's based on trust not treats. I spent over a decade working with and around animals at a zoo rescue and apprenticed privately under a master dog trainer. I have trained and handled exotic birds, reptiles, livestock, and yes, you guessed it, DOGS! I use a scientific approach to help your dog function in a human world by conditioning in all basic obedience commands using a method called operant conditioning. When your dog leaves my board and train program it will be able to perform all the skills of a fully trained and respectful dog citizen. I specialize in board & train offerings and train service dogs, physical assist dogs, hunting dogs, puppies, or simply basic obedience. I am available to all clients in the Southern California area and greater Los Angeles county.
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Hired 31 times

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1 employee

1 year in business

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Jan - Jun

This pro indicated that they reviewed CDC safety guidelines for COVID-19 and pledged to do the following:

Maintain 6 feet of distance from customers

Wear masks during the job

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Reviews

Customers rated this pro highly for professionalism, work quality, and responsiveness.

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Brooke H.

Dog Training

I have not worked with Troy yet however I did the free phone call consultation and was very pleased with the conversation. He was very helpful and gave a lot of great advice on things I can’t start working on immediately. He was very honest about how to do things. I at no point felt like he was in this for the money. This is someone who truly is in this job for his passion to help dogs and their owners. I look forward to the private sessions to further train my dog!
Mar 30, 2021
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Lisa S.

Dog Training

Although my dog hasn’t gone through Troys program just yet, Troys professionalism and knowledge during our initial call, surpassed my expectations. He understands the psychology behind training animals and I can’t wait to get my dog Oscar started in his program!
Dec 26, 2020
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Ben g.

Dog Training

Lets be honest, most of us do not have the time to dedicate to our dogs ilke they need. Troy worked with my dog around the clock and really helped me in so many areas as an owner. So many things I thought I knew about dogs were just completely wrong! Woops lol, Troy not only trained my dog but he made it so my dog pays attention to me all the time and that really helped us to form a stronger bond as dog and owner. I tried some "training" with a friend of mine but it was heavily treat based and the dog was always expecting a treat and it really just wasnt for me. Troy had my dog for 4 weeks and when he came back he was just sooooo much more calm I couldnt believe it. When I first saw his pricing I was confused because it seemed a bit high, Then I realized why, the guy works 24/7 to get your dog ready for what he calls "the human centered world" Troy if you are reading this review, THNAK YOU SO MUCH!
Oct 1, 2020
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Dark k.

Dog Training

Is very helpful and very experienced in what he does he helped me Training Australian shepherd for retrieval and help get me out of bed He also helped me train in North American timber Wolf that is also mineSo we help me socialize the to dogs and things have gone great He checks up on me once every 3 months I'd say to see how things are going
Oct 1, 2020
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Susan M.

Dog Training

My dog is still with Troy, but so far, I am very pleased with what I have heard from him. He is very responsive to my queries and gets back to me in a timely manner. I hope his result will be as effective as his professional manner.
Mar 1, 2021
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Troy Miller

FAQs

  • What should the customer know about your pricing (e.g., discounts, fees)?

    I do 30/60/90 day board and train programs. All board and train comes with private follow up lessons for the lifetime of the dog. 60 days is recommended for all puppies.

  • What is your typical process for working with a new customer?

    First we must establish what the dogs age is and what the dogs needs are. Once this is established we can discuss whether the owner is interested in the services available.

  • What education and/or training do you have that relates to your work?

    I was raised training dogs and have worked as an apprentice with a master dog trainer before I went out on my own. We still do weekly meetings to always keep learning.

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