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Mr. Kessler educated me on the positive approach to training my puppy. His knowledge of Behavioral therapies and psychology was very informative. At the same time, he had my wild Boston Terrier puppy sitting within the first 20 minute!. I was amazed! He also gave me homework to work on with my pup. Mr Kessler also followed-up to see how I was doing with my training. He was awesome!
Michele came to my home first for a meet and greet. Not quite so easy at my home since I have a dog, 5 cats, 3 goats and 2 horses. She spent about 2 hours with me and acclimating herself and Barkley (her very well trained dog) to me and my babies. She really paid attention to what I needed. IE the goats sticking heads through fence and getting stuck, my dog being possessive over her things. She made me and my animals feel very comfortable. The day came to leave and all I did was worry. Michele sent numerous texts, photos and even videos through her whole stay while I was away. Very much put my mind at ease. Barkley had my older dog playing like a puppy. Then to top all off, when I returned home, my house looked like the day I left. She had all the litter boxes cleaned. All the animals had fresh food and water. I very much recommend Michele for your pet sitting and house sitting needs.
Rayfield and Alpha Dog Academy was excellent. Full of knowledge and patient. He listened to our needs and designed a detailed prescription to help us and our Shepherd. I would highly recommend him!
WE Took our Yorkie Puppy to Ron and Melissa when he was 8 weeks old - they took him from our hands and kept him in their home for 18 days. We were really not sure what to expect. We had never had a dog trained before. Ron explained to us that dog training is misunderstood to never use food as a bribe - I was very skeptical but Ron came highly recommended bu a friend who was going to put their dog down until they met Ron so I was willing to give it a shot. His prices were reasonable considering the dog stayed in his home and not a kennel and all followup lessons are included. When we got our puppy back we were shocked!!! Not only did he listen - HE WAS HAPPY!!! We are ever so thankful to them and recommend ANYONE GETTING A PUP TO LOOK UP AZTEC DOG TRAINING AND PUPPY BOOTCAMP - It will be the best investment you will ever make...Thanks again Ron and Melissa
Finally a trainer that knows what he’s doing!!!! I have been to petco training and even hired 3 other trainers to help with my dogs and have had horrible results even having to take my dog to emergency vet with hives because the other trainer stressed him out so bad. Right away I knew this guy was different. He took control and knew what he was seeing. My dogs have responded great and now listen and behave on command without being bribed with treats. I am sooo impressed!!! He is very flexible around your schedule and I wouldn’t recommend any other trainer. This guy knows what he’s doing!
Excellent follow up, very comfortable with my dog, easy to work with. Amanda is experienced and professional.
Rudy has had our 2nd Gen. German Shepherd puppy and has taken a very head strong dog thru basic training and I can not say enough good things about his program and procedures to bring this dog into what we wanted him to be. Now we are going to let him go thru the protection and aggression part of his program. I can't say more about this trainer but to tell you if you want your dog trained right talk to Rudy. Without any abuse to a head strong dog he is the man for you. I plan on getting another Shepherd and no one would I consider other than him. I could not be more pleased or satisfied with his program working with my dog and my wife Debbie's baby.
You could use the word special to describe Christine's services, but that might not quite cover it. Puppies are fun to care for, dogs in there normal years are most likely predictable, but when the time comes to care for our precious family members in the golden years of their lives or have special needs, it takes a giving and kind person to watch over them. Christine gave special care and her heart to my very special babies, two senior standard poodles. She went above and beyond what is normally required for care. Special feeding, assistance with mobility, extra love. I had piece of mind knowing my dogs were being watched over by Christine. My two very special angels are now gone, but in the future when I have new pups to be cared for, the only person I will seek out is Christine. A little more about Christine . . . she is a delightful professional who is knowledgeable, responsible, dependable . . . all-around terrific. I highly recommend her for caring for your pets and children! You and your pets will enjoy the experience.
Sandi really listens to you & your needs. Then addresses them with positive training. Very knowledgeable!
Michael is very reliable & trustworthy and does a wonderful job taking care of my puppy. I plan to continue using Michael on a regular basis to help take care of Barkley when I'm unable to be home. I'm very happy to have found Michael!
Though new to training as a business of her own she has trained dogs for years. She is knowledgeable, patient and calm a great combination for trading a Portugeese Water Dog. I am looking forward to a well trained dog though our relationship.
Brandy is patient with my labs. They are older dogs who were in serious need of training. I had thought all hope was lost but not so! They are following directions, playing well together and I can open my door without a scene. This happened with simple commands and patience. Brandy had to teach US how to be dog parents and lead our dogs. Still a work in progress but we can see positive results. Thank you!!!!!
With many years of experience in owning dogs of many different breeds and sizes, I can give the loving care that other pet owners would want for their pets. I bring positive energy, patience, and joy to the client's pet. The pet owner can expect their instructions to be followed and the pets to be cared for as my own.
I love dogs! I've owned several different breeds throughout my life and will never be without one or two. I know how positive feedback behavior works and use this method with my dogs. I understand how they think and can handle almost any situation with good results. I am drug free and am willing for you to do a background check on me if you'd like to. I have reliable transportation and will always be on time.
We work on dog training and behavior modification. We are specializing in private lessons. We have AKC CGC certification. Group lessons are also available. We also provide dog walking and boarding.
I offer positive, family friendly dog training. I have trained over 300 families and their dogs. I know that many dogs end up in shelters due to behavioral issues. I use scientifically based positive reinforcement to invest the owners in proper training to ensure a long and happy relationship based on trust and love. I train group classes sponsored by Suncoast Humane Society and other group classes for the Greater Venice Dog Club. I have many private students and am recommended by local veterinarians. I specialize in working with shy and reactive dogs. I believe in continuing education and have attended dog seminars and conferences across the nation. I am an AKC Canine Good Citizen evaluator and work closely with Suncoast Humane Society's Pet Therapy teams.
I became an animal trainer because of my love for animals and also to help people communicate with their pets. I worked as a dog trainer for 2 years after I graduated from college. After that, I worked for a company that trains animals for television and does the live animal shows at Universal Studios. I have just recently moved home and would like to continue caring for animals and helping owners understand their pets. I can pet sit, dog walk, or help train any pet.
I am a private dog trainer, private groomer, and veterinary technician. I will take care of all your furry friends' needs, whatever they may be.
Our services include: Evaluations Board and Train (Florida) Board and Brush-up (Florida) Behavioral Consultations and Problem Solving Dog Obedience Training (on leash and off leash) Dog Tricks Training Puppy Training Private In-home Sessions Private Sessions at our location (Naples, FL) We adhere to high standards of professionalism. As our videos attest, we have achieved training successes with a wide variety of dogs from varied backgrounds. We operate our business honestly and ethically. We are professionally trained and certified. We are licensed and insured. We are recommended by excellent professionals, a local rescue organization, and by our clients. Lexi Hayden, the owner of Fine-tuned Canines, is a proud member of the IACP (International Association of Canine Professionals), an organization that sets the highest standards for all canine professionals. Our entire focus is on fine tuning relationship between humans and their canines by creating appropriate and acceptable behavior in your dog and by training you as well! We do this humanely, effectively and gently by providing one or more of the following: One-on-one training in your home One-on-one training at our location (Naples, FL) Board and train in our home - read more about Fine-tuned Canines' exclusive Florida Board and Train program (Southwest Florida)
Angeldogs offers private lessons where we come to your home. Each lesson lasts at least one hour, but have been known to last two or three. From basic obedience to behavior problems, all breeds, ages, and issues are handled with positive yet assertive leadership skills. Angeldogs serves all of Sarasota County, Englewood is included of course. As a founding member of the Association of Pet Dog Trainers (A.P.D.T.) all of the lessons are based on positive reinforcement training. No use of choke chains nor prong collars. We have over 27 years of experience in behavior modification and have found this to be the most effective, fun, and lasting way to train. Our main concentration is in training you and every one who handles the dog on a regular basis. That way every one may be consistent in doing the same thing, the same way, so your canine family member will learn, even when the trainer is not around. I give a 10% discount for millitary and family.