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Kari comes to my home and works with both my dogs although we really started out focusing on one dog. She is great with the animals, they loved her immediately. She is very helpful for me and my daughter in framing how we are guiding the dogs in the direction we want they to learn. So much of this is training the person! She sends emails with the printed lessons so we can continue the work between sessions. Both dogs behaviors improved immediately for the better after just one session. I am very pleased and impressed by Kari's expertise. I would recommend her to everyone who needs some help with a pooch than needs some extra training.May 16, 2016Verified
Kari knows dogs. Within the 1st few minutes she had helped understand my dogs behavior and find new ways of responding. She also taught my husband and me several little tricks to help our dog moving forward.Nov 16, 2018Verified
Sorry for the delay, but since our 3x visits, we have had amazing improvement in reactive behavior of our 4 year old Newf, since learning the tricks and processes taught by Critters. We thank her and wouldn't hesitate to renew contact with her if/when another behavior issue resurfaces.May 9, 2018Verified
Kari is a kind and knowledgeable trainer who takes her time explaining both the human and canine responses and behaviors that we have, and how to speak dog successfully. We are very excited to have connected with her.Apr 1, 2018Verified
Kari has helped me immensely with my puppy's training! With just one training session I have seen such a big improvement in my dog's behavior.Apr 26, 2017Verified
- What should the customer know about your pricing (e.g., discounts, fees)?single lesson is $80.00 3-pack is $210.00 10 pack is $600.00
- What is your typical process for working with a new customer?Email is the most common theses days. Schedule can make telephone chats difficult, but I'm happy to schedule a call. First session is typically at my client home or neighborhood. I will always remind you the day before we are scheduled to meet.. First lesson may run a little over an hour, subsequent lessons are approximately one hour.Typically the day after we meet, I will email you a written homework for review and other general reading. At that time, we schedule our next session.Entire household is welcome and encouraged to participate, including other dogs and cats. Payment full at the first session. Cash, plastic or checks.
- What education and/or training do you have that relates to your work?MA in Behavioral Psychology Taught my first group class in 1980 and have been training professionally since Teach in home private lessons and small group classes Board and train ( not currently offered ) Managed a premier doggie day care and training center with 8 trainers for 5 years Founded 3 Dog Training Schools Compete, exhibit and train others in canine dog sports