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I contacted Mike because I was having trouble getting my dog to go through her door. He was very honest and upfront. He gave me a couple of options and some advice. He told me how to work with her. He wanted to see if I could do it myself, because he didn’t want to take my money for such a small issue. I took his advice and it took about a week, but we did it. Mike could’ve trained my dog and took my money but he didn’t. Mike’s honest and that’s hard to find.Jan 13, 2020Verified
Mike was really great. We had recently adopted 2 dogs from the humane society. One of them tried to bite every time we went to pick her up. Within a short period of time Mike was working with her and training us. Before he left he was able to hold her in a rocking position. He was amazing. Thanks Mike!!Sep 1, 2019Verified
I simply stated all the information about what and why I was requesting that particular service I know that service dog training takes time and that's its costly that Is why I asked multiple questions about how mucha nd what it would take to get him to service dog level I know it will take alot because he is a puppy but that gives no reason to be rude about it I just wanted to state what I wanted out of the course and what they would be encountering during the training so we both knew what to expect out of the course needless to say I did not call him and I will be training with someone who was nice about their response and very helpful (Ancillary K9)Nov 20, 2019VerifiedOmniCanine Services's reply
I told you the simple truth. Sorry you had your feelings hurt. People get ripped off every day in circumstances like yours. Good luck with your dog.
I Absolutely adore this man. With a few words of kindness and patience, Mike talked me down from hysteria to calm. He immediately gave me some information on how to get Baby Girl on the road to being house broken. That was Before I hired him! After all, it’s not the dog that needs training; it’s the Owner! Dogs are unique social creatures; much like humans. They want you to show them what is expected of them. Once you understand how to “think like a dog”, you and your animal are on your way to a beautiful 𝘓𝘪𝘧𝘦 together! Mike absolutely speaks Dog! He also gives great instructions on how to learn to speak to your dog as well.Mar 19, 2019Verified
Michael was great to work with and gave us excellent information about training Homer. He trained us as well! He obviously loves dogs and wants owners to have a great experience with them.May 20, 2019Verified
- What should the customer know about your pricing (e.g., discounts, fees)?We do an in depth evaluation of the current dog/owner situation. This takes about 1 hour and the cost of the evaluation is $90 Many issues can be addressed in this evaluation session. The ways to better relationships to get better behavior can often be implemented during the evaluation. Once the evaluation is complete, we will set goals and expectations for future sessions if needed. Training can be a long term commitment, and discounts are available for training packages. Pricing is based on the training evaluation, type of training involved, and your location because we come to you! The average training prices are as follows: 1 Session: $150 5 Sessions: $450 10 Sessions: $850 PLEASE NOTE: The costs outlined above are for single dogs. If multiple dogs are involved that will be a case by case decision.
- What is your typical process for working with a new customer?I will meet with the client for the initial evaluation. All aspects of the dog/ owner relationship will be examined. A set of goals and expectations will be agreed to. We all get to work to create the dog that fits your lifestyle!
- What education and/or training do you have that relates to your work?I have over 30 years of hands on training experience. This includes basic obedience to advanced dog sports. He has certified dogs for Search and Rescue, service dogs, and therapy dogs. I have also placed multiple dogs in personal protection both in the states and Dominican Republic. My personal dog is Schutzhund titled and he has trained multiple Schutzhund dogs for clients. I work with the American Working Dog Club for all my certifications.