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Mike was great in helping me with my first dog! I plan to continue training my dog with him in the future!
Elliot is conscientious, loving, kind, but firm with the dogs he's training. It's a wonderful experience and I love training my dogs under his tutelage. My dogs adore Elliot, too! This young man really knows his stuff when it comes to dog training and pet sitting and animal care overall. So glad he's on my team!
I am currently finishing my education as a veterinary assistant. I am available to help those going out of town or just working and cannot take their pets along. I am able to come to your house to feed/water, play and walk your pets, or I can just take them out for a walk while you work. I know that animals are part of the family and need love and attention, and it is hard to always be there. I am able to work with dogs, cats and other small animals.
I have been working with animals and instructing people since 1982. Initially focused on equines, I've provided countless hours of group and private riding lessons and judged local horse shows. My students and I have competed in both English and Western venues. I've served on the Board of Directors for Riding Unlimited and dedicated 4 years to the White Tanks Mounted Search and Rescue Team. In 1992, I successfully developed and implemented an Equestrian Therapy Program for a long-term residential treatment center serving chemical-dependent adolescents in Texas. Likewise, my experience with canines is just as strong and diverse. I've instructed in obedience, tracking and K9 Nose Work and have trained and handled narcotic and explosive dogs. A strong advocate for animal rescue, I've adopted several dogs and subsequently dealt with a variety of behavioral issues. I successfully trained my rescued Siberian Husky as a certified therapy dog and visited hospitals and nursing homes. I am currently an ANWI pursuing CNWI certification and teaching K9 Nose Work classes in Southern Oregon. Additionally, I am an AKC Canine Good Citizen evaluator, AKC S.T.A.R. Puppy evaluator, and a Canine Life and Social Skills instructor. Other professional affiliations include the Association of Professional Dog Trainers, the United Schutzhund Clubs of America, the North American Dog Agility Council, Canine Performance Events, the American Kennel Club, and the National Association of Canine Scent Work, LLC. Having the belief that continuous learning is key, I attend seminars on a variety of training methodologies. I understand everyone's experience levels and goals are unique and that personalized service is essential (one size does not fit all!). I am dedicated to learning about your personal goals and committed to building a training program that is focused on your specific needs.
I've been caring for animals my entire life. I have experience with domestic animals, farm animals and exotic animals. I have experience sitting for show dogs as well. Many references are available upon request.
This is not a job to me, animals are apart of my everyday life. I love spending time with those who impact my life for the better, and animals are a big part of that. I genuinely care about animals and enjoy being around them.
We are a full-service grooming and boarding facility. We are licensed, experienced and secure. We are family operated with easy access.
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