Peaceful Paws Puppy and Dog Training
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Working with Peaceful Paws has been a wonderful experience. The training provided by Denise has not only provided much needed training for my little guy, but she trained me! I can’t thank her enough. If you are training your dog with anyone else, you are likely wasting your money and time.Dec 27, 2019Verified
We wanted to introduce a new dog to our family but we knew our pit wasn't overly friendly towards other dogs. He is the smartest dog I have ever owned and he loves all his people but I feared he was content being an only child. My wife and I worked with Denise and learned he was nervous but not aggressive. Sadly we moved out of state before we could finish all of our lessons but we learned a lot and hope to continue his training at our new home. Denise is very dedicated and clearly loves what she does. Morgan says "thank you."Aug 30, 2018Verified
I couldn't be happier with Denise. She is so knowledgeable & dedicated & loving. Denise has made training fun for both Frostie and me. She has helped me turn a scared rescue into a wonderful service dog. People are always amazed at how focused & well-behaved Frostie is everywhere I take her.Jan 22, 2018Peaceful Paws Puppy and Dog Training's reply
Thank you! I’m so proud of all the hard work you’ve been doing with Frostie’s service dog training. She has learned so much, and I love seeing how happy she is when she does her task work. ☮️🐾🐾
Denise is very professional and focused, yet relaxed and relatable when we're not in the thick of training. Having a trainer who can switch gears and be patient with our learning curve is awesome. Our dog, KB, has made big strides in a very short time.Jan 25, 2018Verified
Denise is amazing! From the moment we first met, we knew we made the a great choice for our pups. We have two dogs, one is 5 and the other is 9 months. Denise is really hands on in her approach to dog training and we learned so much from our time with her. We are much more confident in teaching our dogs how to behave and they are much happier with the new rules we have set in place. Thanks Denise!!Jun 27, 2017Verified
Denise Michele Chalnick Marquez
- What should the customer know about your pricing (e.g., discounts, fees)?Prices are subject to change but are in a general range as follows: (increased rates for long distance travel and weekend sessions) $100/2 hour initial training consultation $720-$760/8-1 hour private or small group training sessions for family companion package with perception modification, community training package, or Canine Good Citizen training package $2500-$5000/6 months to 1 year-therapy dog or emotional support dog training programs $5000(+)/1 year(+)-service dog training program
- What is your typical process for working with a new customer?We will set up an initial consultation to meet and talk about your puppy/dog; what your individual needs are, how I do training, and rates for training sessions. The basic training program includes obedience, manners, behavior modification, leash walking, potty training, pack walking, and how to establish rules and boundaries in your home. I will also meet your puppy/dog(s) and do an evaluation for temperament and motivation for learning. This consultation is at your home and takes two hours. Training sessions can be at your home or at my training site, one day a week, for one hour. It takes approximately 8 sessions to complete the obedience training program. Service dog, therapy dog, and emotional support dog training includes the above program; as well as, community training, GGC training, public access training, and task training (if applicable). Perception modification training is also a separate training program.
- What education and/or training do you have that relates to your work?I am continually reading books about dogs and dog training. I work with other trainers and attend several behavior modification and dog training workshops throughout the year. I also do volunteer work, working with Veterans with disabilities and teaching them to train their own service dogs.