Good Dog Happy Owner Dog Training, LLC
Good Dog Happy Owner Dog Training, LLC

Good Dog Happy Owner Dog Training, LLC

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Introduction: Good Dog Happy Owner Dog Training provides positive reinforcement dog training. We pride ourselves in providing stress-free positive reinforcement training for your pet. Our trainers are all certified through Catch Canine Trainers Academy. We are members of The Shock-Free Coalition which promotes humane methods of training, The Pet Professional Guild which promotes positive reinforcement training and no pain and no force training, and The Association of Professional Dog Trainers (APDT). We work with you and your dog to teach your dog to listen to you, be a responsible citizen, and behave appropriately. Our Puppy training is a 4 week in-home and includes Recognize and look at you when you say his name An alternative to jumping on you Reduce and eliminate chewing and biting Learn how to relieve themselves in a designated area. To go into his crate or kennel on cue and enjoy it. Sit, Laydown, and Stay on command the first time you tell him. To come to you when called. There are also several other areas we work on with you to help you have a healthy, happy, and enjoyable pet • How to properly socialize your puppy to reduce dog and human interaction aggression • Proper feeding for a healthy life • -How to properly handle your dog so going to the vet is not stressful • The importance of Free time to avoid Separation Anxiety • What Chew toys are safe Our obedience training includes which is a 6-week in-home program for dogs 5 months and older and includes Our training is interactive, where we will show you how to teach the skill and observe you practicing with the puppy. Listed below are the areas we teach you and your pet Sit, Laydown, and Stay on cue the first time. To come to you when called. To go to a designated place and stay there until released To learn to wait at the door and not burst through it To learn to Stay or Lay down in place until released Hand Targeting Loose Leash Walking If there are any specific concerns, we can certainly make adjustments to the training to address those. This is a 6-week program with approximately 1 hour each week. 10% discount for military past and present and 10% discount for dogs adopted from Rescue organizations. In addition we can also help with specific issues, such as Separation Anxiety, and leash walking and also offer a 6-week group class for the budget minded.

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Cynthia Z.

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We really enjoyed the training. We had the trainer for 4 weeks and we had in home training. He came to the house and was punctual every time. That’s speak volume to me. He was interactive and included everyone that is around the dog on a regular basis. Very appreciative of that. Our little Ollie is doing so well. The only concern I have is I wish there was a “graduation certificate” presented at the end of the training. Dogs need a little “bragging” rights too. 😃
Apr 29, 2021
Tiffani D.

I have a 3 month old Labrador Retriever puppy named "Choa" that has been giving me a run for my money since I got him due to his high energy level and constantly chewing on everything in his sight. I reached out to Mr. Garrison and received an immediate response with scheduling an appointment for his services. Mr. Garrison was like the "dog whisperer" while working with Choa, in which he did a great job engaging him with treats and then getting him to follow his commands he taught (such as: learning his name, sit, down, stay, off, leave) after only a few trials! He then gave me the opportunity to practice all commands, which of course took me a little longer to get Choa to listen, but he actually did it by the end of each of our sessions! Mr. Garrison answered any questions I had and even provided me with written information to read and follow as I continue to work with training Choa. He also provides feedback from each session he conducts and homework, which really helps me remember the things he taught me and Choa. I must say that Choa is definitely more controlled since using Mr. Garrison, although his chewing and playfulness will take a little more time since he needs to mature! Overall I definitely recommend this service if you need immediate control of your puppy and I will be using Mr. Garrison again for any future trainings needed!
Feb 18, 2021
Joy a.

Nick was able to help us train our dog and understand dog language. He was very helpful to our 9 year old daughter and helped her train her dog. I would recommend Nick as a trainer.
Feb 9, 2021
Sara H.

Great experience working with me and my dog. Love the way that he takes time to demonstrate how to use the different techniques to help you train your puppy.
Dec 5, 2020
Thumbtack Customer

Nick has been an outstanding positive reinforcement trainer. Our dog Marci was a tugger and we needed help with loose leash walking. We did two private lessons for this. His advice was extremely helpful, and he really set me as a first time dog owner on the right path with positive reinforcement training. He asked questions and was also willing to answer our own. I highly recommend working with Nick.
Nov 16, 2020
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  • What should the customer know about your pricing (e.g., discounts, fees)?

    Our hourly rate is $130.00 per hour. We do have packages available which will give you a 20% discount over the hourly rate. Packages available Puppy Training $420.00 for 4 sessions Basic Obedience $620.00 for 6 sessions Loose lease Walking $260.00 for 2 sessions We also offer 3, 6 and 10 hour packages as well. Each gives you 10% off of the hourly rate

  • What is your typical process for working with a new customer?

    To begin with our customers complete a questionnaire which helps us develop the proper training plan for their dog. All of our training is done in-home. When we arrive for the first session we will take the time to review the questionnaire. From their we start working with the dog and the owner. We will show the owner how to teach the dog the behavior and then observe the owner practicing with the dog. If it is a behavior problem we will work with the dog to identify the triggers and then show the owner how to practice with the dog. After each session we send out an email recap of the visit with a homework for the week. We also offer a 15 minute Zoom meeting between sessions to review training.

  • What education and/or training do you have that relates to your work?

    I am a Certified Trainer through Catch Dog Training Academy. I also teach puppy classes for Healing4Heroes a non-profit that provides service dog to veterans with disabilities.

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