The Bow Wow Method of Dog Training
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I will extend my review upon completion of work, but Karen is top-notch, communicative and extremely helpful just via the first phone call. I’m so impressed. I realize my dog and his issues may not be something which can be fixed, per se, but that is not a trainer issue. It’s also much to do with the pet owner, too, (meaning me).Oct 24, 2019Verified
When we decided to hire a dog trainer, we thought it would all be about “teaching” him to “behave.” What we didn’t realize is that we were the ones who needed to modify our behavior and the dog would follow our lead. Karen got to the root of our issues in a holistic and intuitive way and provided us with the tools and information we needed. Our dog, Roo, is now more secure and calm. He listens better. He no longer jumps on the bed or on visitors. He no longer pulls on the leash. All of these things and more make him a happier dog and us happier dog parents! Thanks to Karen for her knowledge and encouragement!Apr 2, 2020Verified
Karen has been amazing for my dog and I. She’s got a great perspective that really helped me better understand dogs and their behavior. My heightened understanding has really helped me better communicate with and train my dog. His behavior is improving every day! I have a very stubborn dog and worked with a few different trainers before finding Karen. Teds improvement over the past month is exponentially better than anyone else we ever worked with. She’s really affordable and cares! 10/10 would recommend for anyone with all types of dogs!Jan 28, 2019VerifiedThe Bow Wow Method of Dog Training's reply
Thank you Olivia! What a great photo of Ted. Keep up the good work and please let me know if there is anything else I can ever do for you guys. Karen "The Bow Wow Woman"
This trainer was helpful and took a lot of time to explain to me why certain things were happening so that I could better understand my dog and what I was doing for him. She helped me understand and communicate me being the alpha for my dog and that has helped our family tremendously!Feb 26, 2019Verified
Karen is awesome! She evaluates your dog and gives you guidance and support throughout the process of training your pooch.Mar 15, 2019Verified
- What should the customer know about your pricing (e.g., discounts, fees)?My fee is $90 an hour. It usually takes about 3 sessions, depending on your needs and your dogs issues. We spread the sessions out over a 2 to 3 week period. When YOU change, your dog will change, so the first session is the longest. I will be educating you so you can train you're own dog. The next sessions take only 1 to 2 hours. That is all you need to have the kind of dog you have always dreamt of having! But remember, I am extremely flexible and I work around your schedule and your budget.
- What is your typical process for working with a new customer?If you begin to implement the techniques with your dog that I walk you through step-by-step in the first session, you will see changes in your dog right away, which will give you the incentive to be consistent, follow through and mean it, until your dog relaxes, feels safe and respects you. Once a dog feels safe and respects you can get them to do what ever you want.
- What education and/or training do you have that relates to your work?I have an deep, innate understanding of dogs and all of their behavior that I will share with you. I have a background in psychology. My formal dog training was with "efils god training" which involved all matters of dog obedience, boundaries and how to communicate with dogs. Dogs communicate from their hearts and they need someone to respect. I will show you how to do that! I call it "No more somethin' for nothin'" and how to embody the "Pack Leader Mentality" (with a mothers' touch). I derive a lot of my methods for my mother, she was a child psychologist.