Diamonds in the Ruff
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Working with Tobin was great, she was very patient with us as new puppy owners and with our puppy Milo. After one session of basic puppy training we noticed a difference in Milo's attitude and out own and it has made a huge difference going forward. Would recommend Robin to anyone with dog training questions. Can't wait to do the 5 session training with her.Mar 24, 2020Verified
First off, I want to start by saying I never write reviews. But, Robin truly deserves an excellent 5 stars. She was professional, responsive, and a dog whisperer! My puppy loved to bite everything. From my hands, to my pant leg, shoelaces... you name it! I decided to go on thumbtack to find a dog trainer and was overwhelmed by all the choices. After calling Robin, I knew she was the one to help train my dog. After one training lesson, she fixed my puppies "bad habits" as well as taught me how to further bond and train my puppy to be the perfect furry family companion. Look no further give Robin a call!Jan 3, 2020Verified
The time that we have spent with Robin training our dog has been a delight.We have seen such a tremendous change in our dog that it seems like he’s almost a different dog.her professionalism, attention to detail and caring manner is exceptional and I would recommend her to anyone to bring her in for training.Truly amazing!!!Jan 14, 2020Verified
Robin was excellent, she worked with us prior to meeting to identify what our goals were and what was important to us. When she came to our house, she got to know our dogs and quickly identified what needed to be done and how to effectively start to reach our goals. I would absolutely recommend her to anyone looking for a trainer who focuses on positive vs. negative reinforcement as a training method.Jan 27, 2020Verified
Robin was very knowledgeable and easy to work with. She quickly understood our needs and was able to give great advice and different option on training ideas. She also worked with our dog and set the ground work for our continued training.Aug 20, 2019VerifiedDiamonds in the Ruff's reply
Love that face!! Thank you for your kind words! Keep up the training
- What should the customer know about your pricing (e.g., discounts, fees)?My prices start out at $90.00 for a private, one hour, basic, in home session for clients within 15 miles radius of my facility. Prices increase for travel outside of the radius and for more advanced behavioral modification. I also have package deals of 3, 4 or 5 sessions allowing you to lower your cost per session and save money.
- What is your typical process for working with a new customer?I start all my new clients with an extensive interview process. I need to know about the owner and family, their dog, their goals, their concerns and answer any questions that they might have about the training.
- What education and/or training do you have that relates to your work?I started training over 25 years ago when all trainers used the traditional method of training. It incorporated a lot of punishment to get the dogs to comply. I apprenticed for 4 years with a dog trainer named Mike Schultz who was very experienced in the field having trained many working dogs for 30 years. After I felt I could go out on my own, I opened a dog training/ grooming/ boarding facility and ran that for 15 years. I decided back some years ago to learn the new technique (positive training) and attended many seminars and webinars to get a good grasp on the concepts. I attended Catch Acadamy to further my skills and was assessed by their mentor. I continue to attend many seminars and webinars to keep my skills current. I have taken and passed a very comprehensive test put out by the only entity that certifies dog trainers. I can now carry the title of certified professional dog trainer knowledge assessed (CPDT-KA) This title is held by only 2000 trainers world wide! Check out my credentials at ccpdt.com.