Perked Ears Companion Animal Training
Perked Ears Companion Animal Training

Perked Ears Companion Animal Training

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Introduction: I am a certified and experienced dog trainer who uses all force free, science based, positive reinforcement methods. I have been training dogs for 10 years and have worked in a variety of settings such boarding kennels, service dog agencies, and animal shelters. You can trust me with your pup!

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Carol W.

Dog Training

Kristen has been great! She is very knowledgeable and was able to help me with my dog’s aggressive behavior. Uses only positive reward behavior modifications which was perfect for my dog. It has only been 5 days and I am already seeing improvement in her behavior. Would highly recommend.
Aug 9, 2021
Eric H.

Dog Training

I am grateful for the initial consult with Kristen. I appreciate the time she took to explain her history in training and time spent with greyhounds. Kristen then did a great job in helping me identify the training needs for Ina and then having creative training suggestions for each need. I look forward to working with Kristen again once Ina and I can go through all of the initial information and suggestions. I’d definitely recommend anyone with training needs to reach out to Perked Ears and talk with Kristen. She loves our four-legged kids very much and it shows!
Apr 17, 2021
Lisa K.

Dog Training

Kristen was extremely professional and absolutely knowledgeable to say the least. She followed through on what she said she would do and I will continue to use her for my puppy and my training needs. Highly recommend!!!
Apr 8, 2021
Judith P.

Dog Training

Kristen is a great knowledge trainer! She will understand your needs and guide you to reach your goals with different options. I will keep working with her for more sessions in person right now :)
Feb 26, 2021
Ellie M.

We had a great experience working with Kristen. She did a magnificent job of tailoring her training to our specific needs and environment. She showed a great amount of patience and was able to guide my husband and I through practical training exercises we can carry out now and through our dog's growth. There was such a difference in our dog's behaviour from when the training started to when it finished. Using her recall methods, I was able to get my dog to come back safely to me when his leash accidentally slipped through my hands and he started running away. This moment was exactly what we were training for and I am so happy we were prepared, and it is all thanks to Kristen! We are extremely happy with the results, and would highly recommend her to anyone interested in training.
Dec 2, 2020
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  • What education and/or training do you have that relates to your work?

    I graduated from Jean Donaldson's Academy for Dog Trainers with a Certificate in Training and Counseling. I also have a Bachelor's degree in Canine Science from Bergin University of Canine Studies. I have experience working with service dogs, shelter dogs, as well as private one-on-one training with people and their companion animals. I am currently pursuing a Master's Degree in Humane Education

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