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Carrie, from Best Friend's Dog Training, was so amazing with my Airedale and my Pitt-Bull-Border-Collie mix. I was impressed with her really large knowledge base toward behaviorism of Dogs, as well as her understanding of what dogs need, psychologically, to advance. I hired Carrie after reading all of her wonderful reviews on this site, as well as her training. My Airedale had aggression issues, and my Pitt-Bull, who is now extremely laid-back, was having fear and anxiety issues toward unknown situations. Carrie helped me to develop a personalized behavior plan for each of my dogs, individually. I am so excited because after Carrie worked with my Pitt-Bull, she is now a therapy dog, and she goes and helps children who are facing trauma and crisis. My Airedale is doing wonderfully, and he is now, through work with Carrie, becoming socialized and much more easy-to-handle around other dogs, including his own sister. Carrie truly is an amazing trainer and I can personally speak from experience, she has what it takes to train animals. Carrie even worked with my horse, Winnipeg, in helping me settle some of his behavior toward riding long-distance. She truly is an inspiration, and you can tell she is dedicated to her career with all animals. If I could give her more than five stars, I would. Thank you so much Carrie for all of your wonderful help!!!!
We have 3 puppies under a year old, and they needed to learn some manners! So after reviewing plenty of dog trainers in the area, I decided Rachael seemed like the best option for our needs! She spent 3 hours at our first session (we were only having the oldest 2 evulated; however, she still spent time with the little one!) the dogs in one hour of her being there were already amazing me!! I couldn't believe they were my dogs! She's been very accommodating to our busy schedules, and is always available when needed! I highly recommend Rachael for all your dog training needs. She has made my 3 puppies well mannered!!
The thing about Michael is that he not only knows the mechanics of dog training , he obviously enjoys seeing individual progress in both animal and handler. Although there are standard mechanics for getting a dog from point A to Point B, the process and speed is an individual thing. This is what I learned from him. Now, after Michaels help, my GSD Roman is a stud!
My dog Pixie and I have been working with Michelle for the last few months, and it has been life changing! Pixie's habit of jumping on people, pulling hard on the leash during walks and her reactivity to dogs (and bunnies!) were all making it difficult to have fun and enjoy my dog. Within 5 minutes of meeting my dog, Michelle had Pixie listening and focused on her, and following all the basic commands she gets too excited to follow around new people! It was so impressive! Michelle is always professional, and always willing to spend whatever time the dog and owner need during that session to introduce and practice new things. She is great about answering questions and giving homework that really reinforces the training. We have worked on door manners, greetings, walking easily on leash and her reactivity to dogs and bunnies! It really is like having a new dog! All with positive reinforcement (no awful shock collar!). And the best part, Michelle is teaching me how to be a better friend to my dog, by helping me pay better attention to Pixie's reactions to the world around her. I plan on getting another dog in the future, and I will definitely have Michelle at Peak train my new baby as well! (Picture is of Pixie in a down-wait with treats on feet)
Vandy was amazing with our dogs. She spent the weekend with them at our house and did a fantastic job. She can train dogs she loves dogs and I will never us a boarding service again. Highly recommend. She will send u updates so u dont worry including pictures of how your animals are doing.
Christine is an incredibly knowledgeable dog trainer who teaches with patience and encouragement. She gets to know the dogs and their owners and gives them the tools they need to work together successfully. She is amazing in group classes and one-on-one, tuning into what each dog and owner needs. If you and your dog want to learn and have fun together, get into one of Christine's classes!
She actually worked with my dog, took the time to find out what needed to be done, what he responded to more and he actually learned from. Definitely recommend to everyone!
Sarah did a great job training my dogs... well she really trained me how to train my dogs. My crazy dogs responded well to her and surprised me by actually listening to her and following her commands! Her services are affordable and she's very patient and effective. I'm not good with consistency, but she gave me such easy homework that I was able to practice with each dog a few minutes each day, and her tips really worked! I call her the dog whisperer!
Laura did a great job of caring for our 2 dogs while we were away. She is always dependable to arrive at the specified times and went above and beyond what we asked her to do with them. It's such a comfort knowing she was there for our dogs when we were away.
Brandi was a true dog professional. You could see results immediately after a training session. I'm confident with her instructions and follow-through. My dog's a better animal for this training. Thanks, Brandi!
We had a great experience with Jessica. She truly seems to love animals. Our dogs tend to get sensitive tummies when we have to go somewhere, but they did great with Jessica, she came to our house to meet the dogs, and we sat down and talked about them and a schedule. We came back from our mini vacation and the dogs seemed happy, and the left a daily report of the dogs and what they did, which I really liked. She even gathered our mail and had it waiting for us. Her rates are the best I have found. Will definitely use her again, and recommend her services.
My goal as an animal trainer is to teach the owners how to communicate and train their dogs do what their dog responds to them as owner and trainer, not just as owner.
I have no business. If iI see an opportunity I'm interested in, I look into it. I'm a very honest individual and would love to help you. I can house-sit, dog sit, walk dogs, cook, and clean. I can do whatever you need. So, in this case, I will walk your puppy.
I'm young so I got alot of energy to play and walk your dog.
I strive on dogs being obedient but tend to lean more towards the owner's willingness to learn. I believe that it is the owner's responsibility to spend time with their animal on a regular basis. Repetition is the key to success.
As mention previously I have worked in or at least study most of the fields related to the pet industry. This gives me a unique outlook on the overall care your pet should receive.
Dog training is more than "sit". Your dog should be enjoyable to be around. I'd like to help your dog become your best friend! My own training has been by a pack of wolves over a 30-year period. At that time, they have taught me a great deal about behavior and training techniques. They have taught me to think outside the box, and needless to say, positive is always best.
I walk the dogs. I do not hurt them, and I won't be mean to the world. I was born in Colorado, and I love dogs.
I had over one year of lead time in training dogs of various breeds in a fast paced, high-stress environment with a proven record of success. I am proficient at administering to the special needs of dogs facing a wide range of behavioral and health issues. I have expertise in administering to the medical needs of sick dogs or those in fights. Relevant Skills Obedience Training Alphamanship Kennel Training Adverse Training Vet Checks Dog Handler Positive Training Dog Grooming Results Oriented Experience Dog Trainer - CCI, Canon City, CO, 18 Months Established expertise in basic dog obedience Success at training 12 dogs of various breeds for family placement K-9 grooming for all breeds Journal work for family on how dog progressed Camp Counselor Camp Bow Wow, Denver, CO., 6 Months K-9 grooming for all breeds Camp Counselor feeding dogs, cleaning kennels Keep dogs from fighting and trying to establish alphamanship Custodian CCI, Canon City, CO., 4 Years Operated floor burnisher, buffer and industrial shampoo Stripped, waxed, buffed and maintained industrial floors Certified to clean blood and bio-hazard spills in industrial environments Clean and sanitized restrooms and general use areas Experience with chemical safety and ratios Education and Training GED - Lakewood, CO, 1985 Level One Custodial Certificate - Limon, CO, 2006 Beginning dog trainer certificate - Canon City, CO, 2013
I can take care of your furry babies when you can't! I love them all and treat them like they are mine. No dog is too big or critter to small for me. I have experience with many types of pets and can even help with basic grooming.
We are a company that has a diverse dog training program. We are certified service dog trainers, basic obedience and advanced obedience trainers. We are very knowledgeable on the national and international laws for service dogs and are able to assist you in traveling with your service dog. Our company philosophy is to breed responsibly, train properly, and send globally.
Castle Rock, CO
Colorado Springs, CO