Peaceful Paws Puppy and Dog Training
Peaceful Paws Puppy and Dog Training

Peaceful Paws Puppy and Dog Training

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Introduction: Calm and control; physical and mental energy in balance; being a confident and respectful pack leader . I train a family's puppy or dog for obedience and good manners, behavior issues, pack walking, establishing rules and boundaries in the home, Canine Good Citizen certification, and so much more; the training is customized based on each dog's individual needs. I also work privately and with Veterans to train their service dogs for obedience/directional/task training, CGC, and public access training. (emotional support dog and therapy dog training is also available) My educational background is in special education, so I have experience working with people who have special needs with brain injury, spinal cord injury, stroke, autism, ADHD, PTSD, and other cognitive and physical disabilities. I love my job because not only do I have the opportunity to meet and help a lot of great people, I especially get to meet and help some amazing dogs. I love seeing the transformation that happens and the bond that is formed between pack leader and their furry companion; leading their dog from chaos to calm.
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Customers rated this pro highly for professionalism, responsiveness, and work quality.

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Diane A.

Dog Training

Denise is by far the best dog trainer I have ever worked with, and I have worked with a few! She is a kind, caring individual, and those traits absolutely carry over into her work. Not only is she a knowledgeable, professional dog trainer, but she has a gift for explaining the techniques so that everything makes total sense and is not overwhelming to either the pup or the human. Denise was able to help us with our 2 year old dog when we moved from a small property in CA to a 10 acre property in NC - and he was totally overwhelmed by the space. He would honestly run around the property until he was exhausted, with a lot of anxiety and virtually no recall. Denise helped us, step by step, to work through all of the layers he needed to learn to eliminate his anxieties, and become a happy, relaxed, dog in training. I say “in training” because we still have work to do, but now we have tools with which we can achieve success, and we are well on our way:) We can not thank her enough, and we would highly recommend Denise and Peaceful Paws Puppy and Dog Training!
Jul 29, 2021
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Madelene T.

Dog Training

I worked with Peaceful Paws during a consultation. While I did not book further sessions for financial reasons, it was clear Denise is an experienced professional and has a lot to offer folks looking for guidance in training their dogs.
Apr 29, 2021
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Karen F.

Dog Training

Peaceful Paws Puppy and Dog Training was the answer to my questions. Denise is smart, informative and so very caring. I would recommend her highly. 5 stars for sure.
Nov 13, 2020
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Connie L.

Dog Training

We acquired our little dog Gemini when our granddaughter couldn't take care of her. Not having a dog for over 35 years, we employed Denise to help train Gemini. Denise is simply the most professional dog trainer we've met. Not only did Gemini behave properly, she actually enjoyed the training. Denise's ability to communicate with the dog is incredible, as is her methods of kindness and love to train our dog was extremely effective. When we installed our doggie door, we called Denise to train Gemini to use the door and within a day of the training session, Gemini was using the door. we highly recommend Peaceful Paws Puppy and Dog Training. Denise is the simply the Best.
Oct 2, 2020
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Jessica J.

Dog Training

We have always had smaller dogs, so when we became new family to a rottie, Athena, we knew we would need guidance in making sure she becomes well trained. Of course, it's a process that requires much work, but all of Denise's guidance is amazing! I don't think anyone else could have helped us more. She has an incredible amount of knowledge in how to train a furry child, gives you the "why" you should do something a certain way, and to us the very best thing about her is that anytime we have a question we can call or text and she responds quickly. I never liked the idea of a training collar,, but she gave us good instructions on how to use it and honestly cleared up the fears I had of using one. Denise is wonderful! Thank you so much for helping us!
Jul 17, 2020
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Denise Michele Chalnick Marquez

FAQs

  • What should the customer know about your pricing (e.g., discounts, fees)?

    Prices are subject to change but are in a general range as follows: (increased rates for long distance travel and multiple dogs) Family Companion training, Community Training, or CGC training packages: $150/2 hour initial training consultation AND $920/base price for 8-1 hour private or small group sessions OR $880/discount price if prepay for 8 sessions at first session (save $40) OR $800/discount price if prepay for 8 sessions at consultation (save $120) NOTE: 6 session packages available starting at $600 ESA/TX dog training: $2500-$7500/6 months to 1 1/2 years-therapy dog or emotional support dog training programs SD training: $7500-$10,000/1 1/2 -2 years(+)-service dog training program

  • What is your typical process for working with a new customer?

    We will set up an initial consultation to meet and talk about your puppy/dog; what your individual needs are, how I do training, and rates for training sessions. The basic training program includes obedience, manners, behavior modification, leash walking, potty training, pack walking, and how to establish rules and boundaries in your home. I will also meet your puppy/dog(s) and do an evaluation for temperament and motivation for learning. This consultation is at your home and takes two hours. Training sessions can be at your home or at my training site, one day a week, for one hour. It takes approximately 8 sessions to complete the obedience training program. Service dog, therapy dog, and emotional support dog training includes the above program; as well as, community training, GGC training, public access training, and task training (if applicable). Perception modification training is also a separate training program.

  • What education and/or training do you have that relates to your work?

    I am continually reading books about dogs and dog training. I work with other trainers and attend several behavior modification and dog training workshops throughout the year. I also do volunteer work, working with Veterans with disabilities and teaching them to train their own service dogs.

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