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I have a 1y/o yorkshire and maltese mixed dog with serious separation anxiety and some behavior issues. I was going through the dog trainers in my area and Jennifer caught my attention immediately- the review was almost 100% positive, saying how helpful and responsive she is. We scheduled a meeting and I ended up training & boarding my dog with her for about a month. The result was impressive: he's crate trained, he becomes quiet in the car, no more excessive barking... She even found out his favorite raw food and changed his diet...He used to have kibbles and wouldn't eat much every day.. Now he finishes every meal within 2 mins! He looks super healthy now!!! I'm definitely gonna board my dog with her again. Training and boarding are both amazing!!! SHE'S THE BEST!!
Peter has been helping train my very domineering rescue pup. He has been nothing short of amazing!!! He is patient and kind and takes his time with each session. Our dog is stubborn and aggressive towards men, week by week I have been seeing changes in our dogs behavior. I am surprised at how quickly he picks things up all in great part to Peter. I look forward to the changes that we will see in appointments to come. I would 100% recommended Peter if you are in need of a dog trainer.
Theresa is doing great job on training my dog. She really loves dog. I can tell that she is fully engaged in training dogs. She treats dog as her little baby. I am very glad to have Theresa as my dog's trainer. She is patient and responsible. Both of I and my dog have learned a lot from her. Sprite learned to sit, down, and leave things. She becomes a polite puppy and starts to listen to my instruction. Although sometimes she is still a little bit hard to control, she had learned more that I have expected. I would like to keep touch with Theresa and let her teach Sprite more lessons. I am very appreciate for what Theresa have done.
Lisa is a highly gifted trainer! Her innate ability to instill calm behavior is unmatched by any trainer. Furthermore, her experience training horses gives her the ability to work with larger more unruly dogs. Where other trainers wanted to break the dog into submission or spoil them, Lisa walked a line that shows the dogs they are loved but are on the bottom of the totem pole. In addition, I was taught how to work with my dog in order to further his training. Her prices are more than fair and her results are amazing!
Amanda has done wonders for what was already a pretty good dog, but a bit stubborn and way too clever too often. There is still more work to do but I would easily recommend her to anyone looking for a good dog trainer.
My experience with Sandy and the Pawsitive Experience was outstanding. The first thing I liked and appreciated was Sandys approach to assessing my situation. After getting acquainted with our dog and what I had hoped to accomplish with the dog training lessons, Sandy tailored a program to our needs and didnt try to heap unnecessary add-ons to my program. Once the lessons began, the thing that stood out was Sandys attention, not only to our dog, but also to my family (and children, in particular). Sandy took the time during each lesson to integrate my young children into the lessons so that they could get comfortable around our dog and understand that the dog was young and needed time to grow up just as they do. My best endorsement of Sandy is to say that because of her help, we absolutely love having a dog as part of our family and our dog loves being part of our family. If you want a friendly, knowledgeable and professional dog trainer, give Sandy a call.
Jacqui is an awesome trainer! Through her training & suggestions, our girl Molly has been more responsive to us. Through Jacqui’s positive re-enforcement we also now know a much better way to communicate with Molly. Her methods are basic & simple to follow so we can follow up with Molly’s “homework”. If you want a great dog trainer, Jacqui is the lady for you. She comes highly recommended by our family.
Had a great experience. First spoke with Pristine Clean on Sunday with a tight timeline and they were able to send someone out by Wednesday. The person who came worked very hard and did an excellent job. She was also great with our two dogs and very accommodating towards them. the whole experience was topped off with a fair price. We will definitely be asking them to come back for regular cleanings!
When my wife and I adopted our 8 month old black lab mix puppy, we needed a trainer with experience in behavioral issues. Our puppy had an innate fear of strangers in and around our house. Realizing that we had an issue, we contacted Rebecca. Rebecca made it incredibly easy for us, scheduling house visits at our convenience, never expecting pay up front, or putting any pressure on us to use her as the trainer. From the first visit, we knew that Rebecca was a good fit. She got to know our dog, his personality, his body language, and not only was able to give us some helpful pointers on dealing with the extreme anxiety. Rebecca helped us build up our dog’s confidence and teach us strategies to use. She was very responsive to our needs and the needs of our puppy!
I adopted my 2 year old dog Kayla only 3 months ago and Mike, along with help from his 2 wonderful dogs, has helped us reach several milestones: teaching her to get in the car, introducing her to the dog park experience, learning to walk on the leash, and most importantly, building up my confidence so I can help Kayla build up hers. I highly recommend his services.
We adopted a rescue dog 3 months ago. He is two years old and was a bundle of anxious energy. He became very attached to me and became jealous and reactive when my other dog or husband came near me. We signed up with Jess the 2nd week after he came to live with us. We met weekly for 6-7 weeks. Jess is an excellent trainer and was able to recognize his behavior right away. She listened to our concerns and has trained us to deal with an anxious reactive dog. He has made so much progress!! We had times when we weren’t sure if he was a good match for us. Jess gave us the confidence and taught us how to work with him to help him to be more calm and trusting. He is a great dog!! We love him. Thanks to Jess we feel we have been able to provide a good home for him and are so happy we met Jess when we did. We are going to continue to work with Jess and would highly recommend her!!
Bryan was great to work with. Our dog Oliver loved him! Bryan always updated us on Oliver and provided pictures from their walk. He is very professional and it was a pleasure working with Garden City Dog Walking.
Ashley Clark is an amazing dog trainer. She is focused on the success of both dog and handler. Ashley is a trainer who can help you build a relationship with your dog that is both positive and rewarding. I feel very fortunate to have met her through her volunteer work at a local shelter. She has helped me with my extremely fearful dog Dewey. He has made great strides with her guidance. If you are looking for a knowledgeable and skilled dog trainer invested in strengthening the relationship between you and your dog:Ashley is the best.
I’ve worked with Lynne Panno for many years with my dogs. She is very knowledgeable, patient and knows dogs and training methods extremely well. Training is really for us owners and Lynne is patient but quick to correct our errors - so that we are consistent in our training with our dogs and they always know what we want them to do.
Great service. My dog is nervous getting nails done and Wendy let me helo keep her calm. This was a great experience for Patch and hopefully she will overcome her nail fear with Wendy's calm demeanor and knowledge of dogs.
I’ve had an incredible experience at K9’s Training. I brought my dog here after adopting her because of her bite history. Joe, the head trainer was phenomenal. He knew his stuff! I decided on the board and train program because I was making her a service dog. She did a complete 180! She has become the most obedient dog and her temper has changed completly. More importantly, Joe trains YOU! He helps you understand your dog and how to become a better advocate for your dog and communicate with them better. I highly recommend K9’s.
Absolutely unbelievable experience thus far. Friendly, timely, flexible availability and location. Great with our puppy and he is already substantially improved with only 2 sessions. You will not be disappointed with Sandra!
Job well done He is patient ,Caring and would jump thru hopes to prove a good Dog!!
Cindy is a wonderful and knowledgeable trainer who spent time training us and our dog! She was calm but firm with her training methods, and was very familiar with our mixed breed. I would highly recommend her and Pawfection Pet Training to anyone that is looking for training or help with their dog!
She is amazing with the animals! She taught my dog (and me) most of the basic commands in just 45 mins with great results! She spent a good 2 hrs. Talking about ways I can help my dog (new rescue), and how she is willing to help me. I could not have found a better, more personable trainer than Kim.
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I am a certified dog trainer with 33 years of experience. Let my many years of working with many different breeds help you communicate with your best friend. I use positive and humane effective training methods. I also provide pet sitting and dog walking services. I will treat your dog like he or she is my own.