Atlas Dog Training
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Board and train at a facility
Sarah took the time in our initial phone consultation ( before I even hired her) to gain a full understanding of the issues I was having with my dogs and to explain to me what caused the issues. At the end of the phone call, Sarah had promised to bring by some activities for my dogs to keep them stimulated and hopefully lessen my burden, again before she had met me or my dogs and before I had agreed to hire her. She dropped the stuff on my porch that night and the next day I was able to give my dogs more of what they needed to keep them entertained and relieve some stress for me. Before I even agreed to hire her, Sarah made herself available to ask all kinds of dog training questions and advice for different situations. Sarah cares very much about everyone involved in our situation and making it the safest and healthiest environment for all the dogs and humans in our home. During our initial training session where she evaluates the dogs, she worked with us to come up with a training package that she believed would be effective for our dogs and financially comfortable for our family. We have been working with Sarah for a few weeks now and we have seen so much improvement in our dogs and in our attitudes toward the dogs. Without Sarah, we probably would have had to put one of our dogs down due to aggressive tendencies, but she is working hard to teach us how to prevent and correct unwanted behaviors so we can keep our family intact. We had three dogs who live harmoniously until recently, and now two are aggressive toward each other. Sarah has made tremendous progress toward restoring the peace and we cannot thank her enough.Jul 31, 2020VerifiedAtlas Dog Training's reply
Thank you Sharilyn! You’re pack is amazing and never a dull moment! Between leash walking chickens and dirty doggie stares I am always looking forward to our visits and what comes next! Really looking forward to our board and train stay giving the girls the doggo boot camp experience!
Sarah with Atlas has been amazing with my 4 month old puppy, Reign. We started off with the 1 week board and train and was amazed at all the ground work Sarah put in. Still currently doing home sessions to help show me the tools needed to keep Reign well trained. Sarah is very informative and patient. Seriously a dog whisperer. I have been recommending her to friends and family and will continue to do so!Jun 30, 2020VerifiedAtlas Dog Training's reply
Thank you Sela! You guys have come so far and I always look forward to our sessions! Never a dull moment!
Sarah really enjoys what she does and cares about the outcome, both for human and dog. I appreciate her willingness to work with me and ability to train.May 31, 2020VerifiedAtlas Dog Training's reply
Thank you Shonna! This afternoon was such a pleasure working with you and Karma. I’m super excited for the outcome!
Sarah jumped right into training Hank with some mental exercises, followed with what questions on what he knows and what we want to work on that day. Love the thoroughness and straight into it style. We were praised for what we had done which was nice to hear. She was attentive of our dog and our questions/needs. We walked away with tools that will help us move forward with our separation issues and leash walking skills. Sarah facilitates, guides and directs you in a way to help yourself be successful in training your dog.May 14, 2020VerifiedAtlas Dog Training's reply
Thank you Laura! I had a lot of fun with you guys and I’m looking forward to seeing all of your skills develop! Keep up the great work!
I really liked Sarah! She was very good with my pug Bella! She was very professional and definitely knew what she was talking about and doing! You can tell she has had a lot of experience with dogs and training! I will be doing more training sessions with her!Apr 27, 2020VerifiedAtlas Dog Training's reply
Thank you April! You’re family is tons of fun to work with and I’m excited for tomorrow!
- What should the customer know about your pricing (e.g., discounts, fees)?Purchasing a 4 pack of in home sessions saves you $100 and your preferred appointment time is reserved! Prepay for 6 trainings and save $175 Prepay for 8 trainings and save $250 Aggressive behavior mod packages vary. Board and train program- 2 weeks of intensive one on one training while your dog stays with me. I only accept one dog at a time for the board and train program to ensure your pup gets the most training and undivided attention. Daily trainings include socialization, exposure, leash training, potty training, independence and confidence building, counter conditioning, and everything else your pup specifically needs. This is a custom boot camp for your pooch.
- What is your typical process for working with a new customer?We start with a free consultation call to discuss the details and answer any questions. I want to hear the concerns and goals of the owner. I will also always be honest about the realistic outcomes and the homework that it entails. Generally an assessment with a full training session is then scheduled. After discussing the appropriate package or single session options, we schedule on from there!
- What education and/or training do you have that relates to your work?Former Training Manager, Lead dog trainer and facility manager of elite local boarding/daycare/training center. Previous to that I spent time working with intellectually delayed adults as a case manager which helped me grow as a trainer for service dogs. In 2011 I became the assistant to CEO and secondary trainer for what is now a popular puppy training facility located in San Rafael, Ca. I worked around the clock with up to 5 puppies for two weeks of an intensive 24 hour board and train program. Not to mention the lifetime experience 🐾🐾