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We rescued a shepherd/malamute mix puppy from a shelter out-of-state and hired Sandy to help us with our new addition to the family. Sandys experience, dedication, patience and love for dogs is remarkable! From the first few sessions, I was amazed how this little puppy was on his way to become a good listener and follow commands. She is always prepared with each weekly lesson and makes it fun instead of making it a chore. She provides handouts each time she visits so that the family can continue with the lessons. Our puppy is now five months old and loves Sandy when she comes over for training. When we visit our favorite pet store, we are always given compliments on how well our puppy behaves and we credit this to Sandy for training Diesel and the family! I would definitely recommend Sandy to anyone who would like assistance training their dog. 5/5. Heidi P(show more)
Lisa and Three Dog Training really helped us with our lab puppy as we are first time dog owners and had little knowledge of how to train a dog. Lisa helped us learn how to teach our puppy to behave and learn the commands to keep him from biting our children and chewing on our furniture. He is now becoming a well disciplined dog in part due to our training with Lisa. I would definitely recommend Three Dog Training to any new dog owner!(show more)
Rebecca Cosloy, KPA CTP provides private training, and behavior modification programs for canines and their people. She is fully insured and certified in pet CPR and first aid. She is a graduate of the renowned Karen Pryor Academy for Dog Training and Animal Behavior and is a Karen Pryor Certified Training Partner. Rebecca is also a proud member of The Pet Professional Guild and the Association of Professional Dog Trainers. She is a supporting member of the International Association of Animal Behavior Consultants, Dog Division. Rebecca actively takes part in continuing education to stay up to date on the science methods and best practices used today in canine behavior. Proudly serving Marlboro, MA, and the surrounding area, since 2007.(show more)
Ridley spent a week at Me and My Dog Training, and we were absolutely amazed. He had always been sweet and loving and gentle... but he did what he wanted, wherever and whenever he wanted to do it. We were at our wits' end, and it was becoming a big source of stress in our home. Evan took the time to speak to us about our goals, explained what he was going to do to correct each behavior, and off they went. While we were apart, we received texts, photos and videos, and we could not believe our eyes. Evan was stern but loving and Ridley responded beautifully. We only hoped that we would be able to do it on our own. When they returned, Evan showed us what they had worked on and taught us how to continue the training without him. We now have a routine we feel comfortable with, and the power struggle has ended. If Ridley starts to revert to old behaviors, we feel empowered instead of frustrated, and we are able to correct him immediately. I only wish we had done this sooner. Evan has brought out the very best in our dog. When friends and family come over, they cannot believe he's the same dog! This has been a game changer, and we cannot recommend it enough.(show more)
I first started with Shari when I adopted my oldest dog and she was training at a local pet store. We took classes with her twice and found her very knowledgeable and thorough. When I adopted my second dog I didn't hesitate to return to train with her again. Since she's moved on to running PAWS, we've taken more classes with her and I've recommended her to several of my friends with dogs who were looking for a trainer.(show more)
I enjoyed working with Krystal. She is very friendly, very knowledgeable about dogs, and very professional. She was thorough in our first meeting to get to know my dog and his needs. She was very helpful to me in giving me information on ways to train my dog.(show more)
Kathy is an avid dog lover that has plenty of patience to work with many types of dogs. I have used her to help with dog training and to pet/house sit and she was great! Kathy is also resourceful in connecting and working with other trainers for help or suggestions in dealing with certain situations that may come crop up while training a dog. This provides a wealth of options and education for both the dog and their owners.(show more)
We adopted our puppy, Bailey, in May 2011 at 3 months old and immediately started looking for a trainer. What I loved most about Zen Dog training is that they offer in home one-on-one training unlike some other places I had looked into. They also offered night/weekend training which was exactly what we needed. Also, the initial phone consultation was a great preview of what to expect. We signed up for the Perfect Pup package that gave us two visits lasting 2 hours each. Definitely worth it! We had Nayiri who was an absolute joy to work with. You could tell she had a great love for dogs! As soon as she entered our home and Bailey raced to 'greet' (i.e. jump on) her she was in training mode yet was still able to do the initial meet/greet with us. Nayiri took the time to listen to our specific concerns as well as tell us about common puppy issues and what to expect since this was the first time either of us had a dog under the age of 1. Nayiri showed us fun ways to teach Bailey common commands and how to advance once he got the hang of it. It was great that there wasn't a cookie cutter program; everything was tailored to what we wanted to achieve. We received great training material as a reminder once she left as well as access to their online site with an abundance of training videos and info for all stages of a dogs life. Nayiri was extremely flexible in terms of setting up the follow up appointment which we had to reschedule on our end a couple of times due to work conflicts. Naryiri was available through email for any follow up questions/concerns we had and responded quickly with advice which was helpful as we continued our training. The follow up meeting was great. We were able to discuss all the things that had happened with training and what we still needed to work on. Nayiri also gave suggestions on some next steps she thought Bailey was ready for. We recommend her to anyone who would like to train their dog and will definitely keep her info handy just in case we feel the need for additional training in the future. We definitely lucked out finding this service!(show more)
Vera Wilkinson CDBC, CPDT-KA, KPA CTP has offered group dog training classes, in-home dog training lessons and behavioral consultations throughout Boston, Greater Boston and Metro West Areas of Massachusetts since 1996. Vera teaches group dog training classes on Sundays and at No Bones About It in Brookline; seasonally on Mondays in Wellesley through the Wellesley Recreation Department and on Wednesdays in Revere at Paws Here Doggie Daycare. Vera has helped thousands of people to develop better relationships with their dogs. Working with dogs is not just Vera's full-time work but her life's work. Central to her work, on behalf of dogs, is a commitment to education. Vera does not subscribe to the idea of domination or the use of force in teaching dogs how to live with people. In her classes, consultations and seminars, dog owners learn to accurately interpret their dog's body language and respond accordingly. Clear communication between dogs and people allows for cooperation rather than conflict. Vera holds many certifications including the following: * Certified Dog Behavior Consultant (CDBC) * Certified Professional Dog Trainer (CPDT-KA) * Karen Pryor Academy Certified Training Partner * Family Paws Parent Education * Licensed Dogs and Storks Presenter * Licensed Dog and Toddler Presenter Vera has received the following awards: * 2013 Boston A-List Top Five Finish Best of Boston Dog Training * 2012 Boston A-List Top Five Finish Best of Boston Dog Training * 2011 Boston Magazine Best of Boston Dog Trainer * 2011 Boston A-List 2nd Place Best of Boston Dog Training * 2010 Boston A-List 2nd Place Best of Boston Dog Training * 2009 IAABC Division Member of the Year Award She has been a longtime professional member of the Association of Pet Dog Trainers (APDT) and has served in many capacities for several years for the International Association of Animal Behavior Consultants (IAABC) which are as follows: * Dog Division Chair * Application Review Panel Committee Co-Chair * Application Review Committee Vera is an occasional, in-studio guest on The Dan Rea Show on WBZ NewsRadio 1030 AM. She offers free dog training and dog and cat behavior advice to callers. Vera has thus far filmed two episodes on Children's TV on WGBH-TV's Fetch! with Ruff Ruffman (2007) and Arthur (2012).(show more)
We offer personalized dog training provided by a certified training partner. All training is achieved through positive reinforcement. We provide the following services: - Beginner obedience - Puppy K - Behavior Issues Visit my web site for more information!(show more)
We hope that you will choose A Diamond in the Ruff for all of your pets' needs. We will provide you and your dog with everything you need to keep them happy, healthy and clean! Dawn has carefully handpicked her staff and is a certified dog groomer with 20 years of experience! Dawn and her trained professionals attend several continuing educational seminars and workshops to always keep on top of new trends and assure you the most up-to-date and humane techniques are being used. Dawn's day care staff will oversee the day care and ensure your dog's welfare and happiness while they are here with us. A Diamond in the Ruff's one-of-a-kind, state-of-the-art facility includes a fenced-in outdoor area for play, potty breaks and fresh air. Inside our modern climate-controlled building with its rubber flooring is where the dogs have fun and are separated by size and who makes friends with whom! The areas are separated by walls, and all surfaces are impervious for easy clean up and disinfecting! Your dog will enjoy every minute of its time with us and come home feeling healthy, happy and most of all, tired! Our dog training is offered by Progressive Canine, and our philosophy is to offer a motivational approach to training for dogs and their owners. We offer small group classes and individual private sessions for all dogs of all ages, purebred and mixed breed alike. Our classes cover all levels of obedience training, from beginner to advanced, plus we address "problem behaviors" such as jumping, nipping and house training. We also offer behavioral consultations and behavioral modification programs for dogs with behavioral issues, such as dominance, aggression, seperation anxiety, fear, insecurity, and phobias. Our instructors are well versed in many different techniques and methods of training. This allows us to assess each dog and use the methods which will make you and your dog successful! This approach gives us a success rate that's second to none! The biggest obstacle between dogs and their owners is communication and understanding. Obedience class is where you and your dog learn a common language.(show more)
At Progressive Canine, our principle is to propose a motivational approach to training for their owners and dogs. We offer small group classes and individual personal sessions for all dogs of all ages, mixed breed and purebred alike. Our classes cover all levels of good behavior training from beginner to advanced, plus we address problem behaviors such as nipping, house training and jumping. We also offer behavioral consultations and behavioral modification programs for dogs with behavioral issues such as dominance, aggression, separation anxiety, fear, insecurity, and phobias. Our instructors are well versed in methods of training and many different techniques. This acknowledge us to assess each dog, and use the methods which will make you and your dog champion! This way gives us a success rate second to none! The biggest barrier between their owners and dogs are communication and understanding. Training with your dog is where your dog and you learn a common communication.(show more)
We provide dog training for all ages, breeds and temperaments, from puppy kindergarten to basic and advanced obedience and from timid to not-so-timid dogs. We offer in-home lessons as well as private, semi-private and group classes at our facility at 4 Main Street (Rt 109), Medway, MA. Appointments are available at your convenience. All staff are AKC Canine Good Citizen evaluators with a minimum of 5 years experience training all levels of obedience. All staff are puppy raisers/trainers for service dogs in training.(show more)
I provide dog training and behavior modification including dog walking, and pet sitting. I have been in business for twenty years and have made many pet parents very happy. Being a pet owner myself, I treat each of my charges as if they were my own. My motto is "specializing in love" and that's exactly what I do! There are many letters on my website attesting to that fact. You won't be disappointed! Loving care for your little critters.(show more)
We are the best dog daycare, and grooming and canine obedience training in Central Massachusetts! Drop your dog off before work, and pick him up whenever you like. She can have a makeover with or without day care. See our website for day care pricing. Grooming price is according to the amount and difficulty of work involved, and training is $175 for a 6-week class or $90/hour for our trainer to come to your home. All of our staff have professional training and years of experience. We have been in the business in Northborough since 1998.(show more)
Based in Dracut, Massachusetts, Cameron Canine Consulting provides various, extensive behavior and training services for dog owners within New Hampshire and Massachusetts. Programs are personalized to you and your dog's personality type, specific goals, and training history. I offer several highly-effective, reliable and affordable programs to suit your lifestyle. I'll help you determine which training techniques will permit you and your dog to achieve your objectives. All training is performed with the intent of offering practical and real-world results, not just performing well in the classroom.(show more)
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