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We had an excellent experience working with Vernon. He tailored the training specifically to our dog’s behavioral issues, it has been less than a week and we have seen a dramatic improvement in the behavior and attitude of our dog. Would highly recommend.Nov 24, 2019Verified
I was having some behavior issues with my 6 month old female Rottweiler After Vernon and Marci helped us train her, I no longer have these problems. They trained me right along with the dog on how to handle her and it worked! I highly recommend these 2 to train your dog. They are wonderful people and we felt right at home with them. It was well worth it!Oct 8, 2019Verified
Vernon and Marci taught and equipped us with everything we need to teach Lucy, ( our 5 & 1/2 month old, Fox Red English Labrador puppy ), respectful and calm behavior. After 4 hours Lucy was already doing what we were training her to do. We thought we were doing what we were supposed to to train her but in reality we were doing all the wrong things causing her behavior to be worse. We were unknowingly rewarding bad behavior. They addressed every problem and even a couple we didn’t know were problems. They even had us get our daughter’s dog, an older lab, that Lucy would jump on and make miserable. We felt such a relief by the time they left. Also it was very important to us that shock collars, and anything negative and/or painful is NOT used! They also believe in training with positive reinforcement!!! They also gave us both of their personal phone numbers and encouraged us to call anytime we had any kind of questions and/or problems. We had never done anything like this before and didn’t know what to expect, but I would say they met and exceeded our expectations. We highly recommend Vernon and Marci!!!Aug 28, 2019Verified
I just wanted to relate an awesome experience I had regarding my Lily Blue. I hired Vernon Taylor, Indiana Dog Whisperer, for some training that Lily and I seriously needed. Lily had issues that could have landed her in the middle of the street struck by a car which was terrifying. Although Lily has a fenced two acre yard, Lily Blue was escaping the confines just because she wanted the challenge. In addition, she was aggressive toward my older dogs in an attempt to establish herself as the Alpha. When Vernon walked through our front door, the positive energy that surrounded him was almost surreal! Vernon spent time with Lily Blue, and in less than two hours he had curbed both behaviors . . .she learned her physical territory was within ten feet of the fenceline and that her place within the pack was definitely not #1. He equated her agression toward the older dogs to a situation where a human grandchild would slap a grandparent in the face. He taught me how to sustain and reinforce these positive behaviors. He also taught me how to control barking among the four dogs and to differentiate between the appropriate times to allow them to bark and when to cause them to cease, My biggest violator of this bad habit was Sophie who barked nonstop at everything. . The same rang true with jumping on visitors. Lily Blue is a changed dog and all for the better . . . she is such a loving, sweet soul who now remains home on her own and works and plays well with other dogs. The other dogs have also become better citizens! Keep in mind, all of this was accomplished by Vernon in ONE SINGLE AFTERNOON! His technique was firm but gentle with absolutely no physical pain or harm involved in the training process.Aug 7, 2019
The Indiana Dog Whisperer team is incredible to work with - not only do they address your concerns with your pet, but they assess what else might be going on and TEACH you the tools to progress in your dog training and pet relationship. I have a dog whom no one but my step dad and I could be around without fear of getting bit, but now after learning from the Indiana Dog Whisperers and using the skills taught to me through their home visit, my dog and my girlfriend are best friends. I think I've been replaced! These folks are fantastic and wonderful to have as guests in your home for the training visit. They are easy to talk to and fun to learn from! My dog walks on a leash like a dream and he listens incredibly well.Aug 7, 2019
- What should the customer know about your pricing (e.g., discounts, fees)?$425 for a 4 hour session. Travel is only charged if you are 1 hour away from Indianapolis Indiana or Dayton Ohio.
- What is your typical process for working with a new customer?We come to you and figure out why the dog has the behaviors and show you how to fix them. Or, we can help you create the perfect puppy.
- What education and/or training do you have that relates to your work?Marci has worked with me for 5 years. I have been working with dogs for over 30 years.