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|Tuesday||8:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.|
|Wednesday||8:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.|
|Thursday||8:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.|
|Friday||8:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.|
|Saturday||8:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.|
A Best Friend Certified Professional Dog Training
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33 years in business
122 hires on Thumbtack
David is an amazing trainer and coach. After just 4-5 hours working with David, my dog, Sammie, was easily walking by my side on his leash with no pulling or chasing after geckos. He is not only listening to new commands like down and stay, but he is much more obedient in general. David’s approach is to work with us...the owners. He explains everything from the dog’s perspective. I now see that for my dog, one of the best ways to show my love and keep him calm is to show that I am in control of everything. The sessions was also fun and flew by! Was more than worth the money. I highly recommend David to anyone wanting to have a better and easier relationship with fur-baby.Aug 31, 2018David O.'s reply
Allison, it was great working with you guys. Please say hi to Joe, and give Sammie a hug for me. It's always good to hear from someone who's 'working It'. Please don't hesitate to call for anything. Thank you so much.
We really enjoyed David teaching us how to interact with our dog (Milo) so that we could continue our training long term. He explained how our interactions are perceived by Milo - and that has been a revelation! Milo has been doing super great - learning to play and not run off! He also taught us ways to help get Milo better socialized. David gave us the tools to succeed and now we are rest assured that Milo can remain part of our family.Feb 8, 2017VerifiedDavid O.'s reply
Brandi, Thank you. It's always great to hear someone is working the program and doing so well. It was so nice to work with you and Andrew and to meet Sonya. Give Milo a hug for me.
David was very pleasant andknowledgeable. His experience and training were on display from the moment he entered my home. Would highly recommend David to those out there looking for an experienced trainer.Dec 18, 2016VerifiedDavid O.'s reply
Thank you Kevin for this great review. Please feel free to contact me anytime.
David was awesome! From the moment he walked in the door I could tell it was going to be a great learning experience for me as well as Claire!Nov 4, 2016VerifiedDavid O.'s reply
Melanie, Thank you so much for your review. It was a pleasure meeting you, Teeny, Dobby, and of course, Claire. Very nice picture of both of you.
David is an extremely patient and experienced trainer. He puts the Pro in Professional! We learned so many things that keep the dog centered and the heiarchy of the order. We made very simple changes that made a huge difference. The results were almost immediate. We are much more in control and the small on-going exercises have definitely helped towards his separation anxiety. This was a working yet pleasant session. I would recommend David in a heartbeat. Thanks David!Sep 2, 2016VerifiedDavid O.'s reply
Thank you so much for the great review. It was a pleasure working with you, Frankie's and Boba. Keep up the good work Frankie. Boba is very lucky to be yours
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- What is your typical process for working with a new customer?I will come to your home to meet with you and anyone who directly handles your dog. We will share much information. During this time I will do an assessment and see how your dog lives with you. I will assess your relationship and interaction. If your dog is having issues we very likely will make some human changes. Together we will formulate a plan and a strategy to get your dog on the route to being your well-behaved companion. We will see your dog begin to learn very quickly. You will learn and practice a few very important techniques, many human behaviors, and how to communicate with your dog.
- What education and/or training do you have that relates to your work?Please see abestfriend.org In addition to the information on my simple website my experience has been to work with tiny Yorkies and Chihuahuas to massive Rottweilers and Presa Canarios.
- How did you get started doing this type of work?Someone once pointed out to me that dogs seemed to behave differently in my presence.