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Karen did an amazing job figuring out our fearful "hoarder" rescue dog. Lefty is now traveling by car and going to the dog park - an entirely new experience for him - and he is stretching his horizons day by day. We are so excited to see that he might just be able to do normal dog things!!!Sep 20, 2016Verified
Karen was awesome. Did a great job with our dog and giving us tips on training.Jul 5, 2016Verified
We have been through 6 trainers for our aggressive dog, it seemed like we weren't getting anywhere and we were at wits end. Karen is number 7. Lucky number 7 it seems. We are amazed after one session. We worked with her for a little over two hours our first session and already understood why she is the one that really knows how to figure our dog out. We didn't believe we would ever be able to keep Ellie due to her extreme fear aggression, but now we have hope for her.Jan 29, 2016Verified
Ella was angel when I was home but the second I left her for work, she would do everything in her power to escape the crate. She tore through 3 metal crates as well as my carpet (not to mention I tried every calming trick in the book; feeding her in the crate, thunder shirt, music, rewarding her, nothing worked. Karen saved my life! With just one visit she was able to identify that Ella has containment issues and she may not be misbehaving due to separation anxiety. I have put her in my spare bedroom with a baby gate in the door way and she has been an angel since! Thank you Karen!Jan 26, 2016Verified
Karen is amazing!! First session with Charlie was VERY successful!! I am so happy Karen will be working with me and Charlie. I Highly recommend her to anyone with dogs with aggressive behaviors and Obedience issues. Also anxiety issues.Jan 13, 2016Verified4 Paws, LLC's reply
Thank you Christine. Charlie is a good boy and I have no doubts that he will be under total control at all times!
- What should the customer know about your pricing (e.g., discounts, fees)?It varies depending on distance and number of dogs being trained
- What is your typical process for working with a new customer?Educating the client on dog behavior and evaluation of the dog. Training begins afterwards. Client packets are given for further information on canine psychology and as a reminder for the training techniques used during the lessons.
- What education and/or training do you have that relates to your work?I am a professional member of IACP, which Cesar Millan also belongs to, and 8 months of training under Vladae Roytapel. Vladae's credentials can be seen on his website socaldogtraing.com. I have also completed 9 hours of behavior modification college courses and passed with a grade of 97%. I also train dogs for Invisible Fence and I'm certified in the Perfect Start system which was created by a panel of certified behaviorists and veterinarians.