Monty's Muttz n Mongrels- Where Mutts Matter!
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We took our ten month old lab to Melissa and she corrected everything we asked. This greatly exceeded our expectations! We are now working on repetition and everything is going extremely well. I would highly recommend Melissa's Mutt's and Mongrel's to anyone needing help with dog training.Jun 9, 2017Verified
I have a dog with high anxiety and needed socialization with other dogs in a non-aggressive manner. Melissa has been excellent in working with her and continues to do so. Flexible schedule, she shows me how to train her and gives me the directions, great rates and highly recommended.Apr 17, 2017Verified
Melissa did a great job with our dog.He is still a work in process,but she gave us many guidelines to use with our dog .I would recommend Melissa to anyone who wants their dog trained .Aug 7, 2017Verified
We have had dogs all our life and have worked with other trainers. Melissa is by far more knowledgeable, honest and capable than any individual we have worked with. Melissa's belief that dogs respond best to positive rewards is a style that works. We have a 6 month old Airedale Terrier that was impossible to walk and rarely listened. But after spending 2 weeks with Melissa, she is a different dog. She walks on a leash without pulling and knows the following commands, sit, down, come, heel, stay, place, wait and leave it. We are thrilled. Upon completion, Melissa provides you with a written summary of her observations including areas of strength and weakness. I highly recommend Melissa for training your dog.May 17, 2020Verified
Dog Training - Board and Train
Melissa was great! My husband had juat deployed, and I was due to have our 4th baby any day. I felt so bad because I just didn't have the energy to train our 1 year old golden. She was with Melissa for a few weeks, and came back a totally different dog! I'm so thankful, the training was definitely worthwhile. Thanks Melissa! <3Mar 31, 2017Verified
- What is your typical process for working with a new customer?I evaluate the dog's temperament and help teach the owner to train the dog.
- What education and/or training do you have that relates to your work?I am a certified obedience instructor through Animal Behavior College. I have also taken two dogs through obedience classes, and I work with shelter animals to help them overcome fear or aggression issues and become wonderful adoptable pets.
- How did you get started doing this type of work?I became interested in dog training when I committed to adopting a rare and very strong- willed breed of dog- a Beauceron. I was determined to give my dog a fulfilling and rewarding life. I started studying different training regimens and researching as many issues as I could. It was still a terrific challenge, but I learned as much about myself as my dog learned about me.