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Arturo was a fantastic trainer, my dog kona responded really well with him and was/is always excited to see him. I was amazed by how obedient she became and would highly recommend him to anyone who needs training.May 7, 2018
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Arturo is such an amazing trainer!!! He has helped and coached us on how to control our dogs aggression. He not only trained our dog but taught us how to properly train her. He’s helped restore confidence both in us and our dog to allow her to be her loving social self again! We could not have done it without Arturos dedication and patience!May 6, 2018Epic Dog Academy's reply
Thank you for such a great review. Arturo will be pleased to know he got another 5 star review. Thanks for trusting The EPIC DOG PROS with your family and your four legged friend.
A bit underwhelmed of the what I paid for versus what I have to show for. During the initial 2 week daily "take and train", my dog never learned even the basic commands and still doesn't respond to them not even basic sit. Frustrating to say the least. I have also received conflicting instructions on using the e collar and not properly trained how and when to use with the leash together to get the results. However, when I reached out for help, I was finally told how to coordinate e collar and leash and within 30 seconds I had my dog's attention for the remainder of the group class. I figured that paying over $2K, they would train my dog much more, but I'm the one doing the training and so far it's just walking dog on leash while they film us with gopro and drone to promote their business. I have yet to receive a copy of my contract and was even asked what package did I purchase??? After expressing my concerns they scheduled a personal lesson in two weeks so I gotta give them some credit for trying.Feb 21, 2018Epic Dog Academy's reply
Thank you for the review glad we where able to speak this evening about some of the concerns. As promised we will be sending a trainer out there tomorrow to address these concerns we will be turning this 3 star review into 5 star review.
Guys, provide full and detailed information that e-collar training is not for everyone. That it does not give any results with some of the dogs. It is not for all dog owners for sure. I appreciate all hours that your trainer spent with my dog, but I honestly think that this training method does not work for me and my dog. So for me it turned out just a waste of money and time. If only I could travel back in time, I would do more research about the training methods and wouldn’t sign up for this one. Feel free to give me a call to discuss my concerns. The biggest one is that having a dog supposed to wear e-collar till the end of its days is not something I want. And sad truth is that without ecollar a dog just doesn’t care. There is no middle ground.Apr 4, 2018Epic Dog Academy's reply
Sorry you have had this negative experience. We will be reaching out today to see what the issues are. ---Update Gald we spoke and where able to assist you with your concerns and clear up the miscommunication about the E collar. The Ecollar is not a tool to be used for ever. Your dog is fresh out of training you need to use it to build the perfect repitition for you. Glad to hear Bushya behaves perfectly while wearing the collar and you will be coming to group class to help him filter out distractions. We hope to turn this into a 5 star review as we pride ourselves on customer service, happy and satisfied clients.
- What should the customer know about your pricing (e.g., discounts, fees)?We are very fair and honest when it comes to an evaluation of your dog and will recommend the best package for you and your dog.
- What is your typical process for working with a new customer?We start ever new customer relationship with a FREE consultation so we may better understand what you dog is doing and what the family is looking for in their dog. We are simply the tool to get you the life long results you are looking for
- How did you get started doing this type of work?Worked with military working dogs in the Marine Corps