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Lin is a fantastic training. During my time with her, my dog Theo learnt so much and not just him, but I learned a great deal how to work with a reactive dog. He’s making great progress and she’s definitely the main reason. Absolutely recommend her!May 23, 2018Verified
Lin Morin of K9 Solutions is in my opinion Michigan's very own "Dog whisperer". No one that I have encountered knows a K9 better than her. Her compassion exceeds any limitations when it comes to our furry companions. Not to long ago I found out that I would be under going surgery and would need help walking, keeping my balance, sitting, and every day activities. I have a young beautiful female German shepherd and thought she could help me after my surgery. I consulted Lin about her, not knowing if my shepherd would be able to do such a task. When I approached Lin about my idea she greeted me with kindness and understanding, and most of all honesty. So many people now a days just see dollar bills when a person is in need and I must say, I never felt that way when talking with her. Also, my shepherd is small she is blond and not the poster child of "German Shepherd" identity in fact to look at her you would wonder what breed she is, and Lin did not treat her like a mut or un beautiful. That to me speaks volumes. I am sure if your reading this you know as well as I know our dogs aren't just dogs they are our babies. Lin evaluated my Opal Marie my shepherd to see if she would be a good candidate for service. After her training Opal was able to help me up and down my stairs, my steps and to help me around the house. When walking down steps Opal will allow me to place my hand on the middle of her back allowing me to balance and she waits for me, she does not rush or walk until I do. She also can do all of her training with no leash! I can hold her bandanna and give her the command and she stays right with me. She helps me get up from the sofa or any where I ask for her help. I cherish Lin Morin for what she was able to do for me and my Opal. I would recommend Lin Morin for any K9 service.Apr 11, 2018
Linda Morin is such a blessing to my whole family. My husband wanted a boxer for our anniversary. I knew nothing about the breed except that they needed to have obedience training. Linda educated not just myself but my whole family on the behavior of the breed along with the proper training that our dog required. Working with her was absolutely wonderful, especially when I could see the progress not just with our boxer Rocky, but also with my kids as they also learned how to properly work the dog. The looks on their faces when they realized they could do it too was wonderful. Linda took the time to make sure we were doing everything correctly and that our boxer Rocky was progressing as well. I loved the personal touch she put into every training class. When she felt like we were ready, she invited us to start working in group classes. Wow what an experience to see her command a group of owners and dogs to process commands. It was quite amazing how she was able to control the whole class, while also giving personal attention to different individuals. She was also able to help us address a few problems we were having with our boxer. For example our boxer Rocky liked to jump on people when they would come to the house. She showed us how to stop that behavior. Linda Morin I want to thank you from the bottom of my heart for not only showing us how to properly handle Rocky, but also for educating us on the breed. What you have done for us is priceless. Because of you I will always have a boxer in my life. Thank you so much. Mikki VintonMar 29, 2018Lin Morin K9 Solutions's reply
You are most welcome Mikki...The Rockman was a great dog....
Lin was fantastic when she came to work with us. She helped us immensely with integrating our cat and dog together when moving them into the same home. She was patient and truly put everyone at ease. We have had no issues with our animals and attribute the smooth transition to her guidance. She really has a way with animals and our skittish dog took to her immediately. Thanks so much for the help, Lin!Jul 14, 2018Verified
Lin has helped tremendously on working with our Australian Shepherd who started to become territorial towards other dogs and kids. It has been a lot of fun working with Lin and the improvements we’ve noticed in our dog’s behavior and responsiveness to us has been amazing, especially for such a short period of time! We would highly recommend Lin to everyone!May 13, 2018Verified
- What is your typical process for working with a new customer?Typically, I like to have a phone interview with each client. I find having an opportunity to get some background is most helpful in determining what issues are occuring. next I will schedule a time to meet. After that a traing date will be set and I will meet with that person once a week for the duration of the program.
- What education and/or training do you have that relates to your work?9yrs Animal control 15yrs Raising German Shepherd dogs for autistic children 10yrs working with dog aggression 3yrs putting obedience titles on dogs 25yrs working with all breeds and training
- How did you get started doing this type of work?I have always enjoyed working with dogs. I started traing dogs professionally in the early 90s. I have titled 8 dogs in obdience, bred top of the line german shepherd service dogs, been called as an expert on canine temperment and agression in dogs involed in bite incidents by both Jackson and Washtenaw Counties.