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We just finished our first set of training sessions with him and he is simply amazing. We just started with basics as she is shy but we are moving forward. He is upfront, personable, reasonable on the price and his work is wonderful. He taught her in no time at all and helped me as well ( I needed as much work as her) so far I have enjoyed every lesson and each time she takes away something new. I can't wait to continue along this path with her and him! I definitely recommend him if you are looking for some one on one attention and patience for you and your dog. Plus he is upfront on the kind of training stage that your dog is ready for instead of putting a dog that isn't ready into a higher paying class. You can't go wrong with him!
Amanda was really great to work with! She gave us very practical tips on how to correct our dog’s behavior and provided us with a lot of direction on how to work him outside of training sessions. She takes time with each client to understand what’s going on with the dog and recommends various tools that she thinks will specifically work for that dog. Our dog used to seriously go into attack mode anytime he saw someone he didn’t know. He had even bitten a couple of people. She helped us to understand his behaviors and *why* he was reacting to people the way that he was, and she gave us guidance on how to correct the behavior in a positive manner. He is a totally different dog. Sure, he’s still shy around strangers, but we can actually have people over without him trying to attack them and and we take him with us to friends’ houses, as well as out in public, without worrying that he’s going to attack. I would highly recommend Amanda!
Kim deep cleaned our home 2/20/14. She did an amazing job. Our two story home is clean as clean can be. She arrived on time and worked steadily until the job was done. She made quick friends of our two dogs. We were so impressed by Kim that we hired her on an every other week basis beginning 3/6/14. We'd recommend Kim's services to one and all.
Mallory went out of her way to make my dog feel comfortable and happy. The haircut was absolutely perfect and my dog felt 10x better after getting all that hair off. She's great with animals, treats them like they're her own, don't be surprised if your dog doesn't want to leave when they're done.
I cannot say enough about Lucretia Jeffrey. She came into a home occupied by a disabled man and not only cleaned a filthy house but cleaned out his dog's kennel and did laundry! She also came on a day when everything was closed due to 10" of snow because she knew how badly the house needed to be cleaned.
OK, lets face it, Gringo, my German Shepherd, is very spoiled! He is my baby. The owner, Brett, says he is a wuss .but doesnt hold it against him! He is pampered at home, so when we travel, I dont like to have to feel guilty about leaving him. I like Mischievous K9 for boarding because this facility is always clean and smells good. Gringos personal kennel is large with a doggie door to go in and out whenever he pleases. It is air conditioned and heated so he stays comfortable whether it is summer or winter. Gringo gets plenty of food and treats and has water available at all times. Brett is a dog lover himself so I feel he enjoys spending one-on-one time with my dog every day he is there. Cleanliness, space, comfort, interaction and safety are the things I look for in a boarding facility and Mischievous K9 provides all of these and more! Brett will even post daily pictures and videos of your dog on Facebook so you can check in on him while you are away. We learned of Bretts knowledge and experience with training dogs when we boarded our dog at his facility while on vacation. Our dog was a year old when we started obedience and protection training with Brett. We are totally impressed with how much our dog has learned in just the first ten weeks of training. Even others who visit our home frequently have notice the improvement in our dogs behavior. Actually, the most difficult part has been training me, the owner!!! Our dog has caught on very quickly and Brett has been very patient trying to bring me, the owner, up to par. We look forward to working with and learning more from Brett as we continue our training. It has become very satisfying and fun and has created a better relationship between me and my dog. Thanks Brett!
Ashley is extremely devoted to her craft… She has a way of working with the animals, that takes a lot of stress away from the situation, for human and animal alike... very professional.
Amazing experience my dog loved it
I am an experienced veterinary technician who does pet sitting, pet care, and dog walking. I can administer medications, including injections. I will also do other small things like bringing in the mail and watering plants.
Our focus is on the relationship and communication between people and their dogs. We go beyond what is seen on the outside and focus on teaching people how to use a dog's behavior as a pathway to how their dog is feeling so they can be sure to have training sessions that are positive, productive, and fun!
I use every method that is available in order to achieve a successfully trained dog. I use every tool at my disposal including toys, treats, games, and correction in order to get the most out of each dog. I am not afraid of any dog and will work with an aggressive dog with no problem at all.
We offer a variety of services to keep your pup healthy and happy, including the following: * Dog Walking Private walks only No time limit (guaranteed at least 30 minutes) Tons of TLC! Pet waste removal using biodegradable poop bags! Update of pet(s) via text message, email or care notes 15-minute dog walks/visits = $15 30-minute dog walks/visits = $25 60-minute dog walks/visits = $45 Please note that if it is extremely hot, walks may be cut short to avoid heat stroke and harm pads. The remaining time will be spent playing with your pet indoors. The same may be applied for inclement weather (i.e rain, hail, hurricane, and tornado). * Pet Visits/Pet Sitting Free of time limit (guaranteed at least 30 minutes) Variety of times available to fit your pets specific needs Playtime and unlimited TLC! Quick bathroom break and/or litter box maintenance Daily updates via text message, email or care notes We follow all special instructions and wishes (dietary, medical, playtime, etc.) 15-minute dog walks/visits = $15 30-minute dog walks/visits = $25 60-minute dog walks/visits = $45 Each additional dog is $5 (per visit/walk) Holidays: $15 additional * Pet Boarding We only take one dog at a time for overnight visits, to ensure they feel safe and comfortable and get all the attention they need. Please contact us to check your availability and rates.
Hello. My name is Andrea Vargus. I am a huge pet lover! I train dogs and will also take on the aggressive dogs to mold them into family pets once again. I walk dogs while you're busy at work. I house-sit and watch your fur babies while you are on business trips or vacations! I would love to help you and your dog out with these services. Thank you.
I take care of your dog by walking him or her and going to dog parks and completing whatever else is needed. Thank you for your interest. Please do not hesitate to contact me for more details.
I walk dogs. I also offer dog sitting. I can walk your dog to the park just around the neighborhood. You must provide dog food.
Hi, my name is Frorence, and I like dog walking. I hope you enjoy me walking your dog, cause I take good care of dogs.
I teach pets on obedience training, behavior modification and social boarding on a luscious 10-acre country setting.
Dear dog owners, Are you busy? Do you have no time on your schedule to take your dog(s) out on a lovely walk? Well, no problemo! That is why I am here to assist you; to help walk your awesome dog(s). My name is Merry Le. I am a 19-year-old college student. I grew up with many pets in my household, from rabbits to hamsters, kittens, birds, snakes and turtles -- you name em'! It was mostly dogs though. Right now, I have two dogs of my own. I have had them for nine years and counting. Even though, I am a college student, I go to church, I sing live, I play sports, etc., I still make time out of my day. Everyday, I can be active with them, take them outside, feed them and give them a bath. Dogs are different from other pets because of the saying, "A dog is a man's best friend." They are always excited the moment you get home. When you walk through that door, they're jumping all over you like there's no tomorrow! They cheer you up even when you've had a bad day. They are there for you. They are loyal, loving, protective, playful, etc. To me they're like family. I am very responsible. I will take care of your dog(s) and watch them carefully. I don't believe in abuse or harming your pet in any way. I am a friendly, trustful, honest and peaceful person. If you're interested in my service, contact me by my number or my email. I check it daily, and I always have my phone with me.
We focus in training, grooming, boarding, and pet supplies. We've been in business for 11 years with 25 years of experience in dog training. I teach show and obedience training, from puppies to older dogs.