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We have hired several dog trainers with varying degrees of success. When we rescued Raven he was a wild man. Kari's Critters Training is different. With her background in psychology she approaches training as a behavioral scientist with compassion and a clear and easy to follow plan. Kari came to our home and customized a training plan to fit our needs and for our boy Raven. The results were immediate and remarkable. She gave us a written summary of each session with clear instructions for 'home work'. We highly recommend Critters.
I hired Cynthia as my dog trainer for several reasons. She got back to me right away, she was reasonably priced, she had great reviews, she has worked with a lot of German Shepherds, and she comes to my home. She has been here twice and is teaching me how to train my dog. She is patient, kind, and really knows her business. She is always encouraging, never impatient or unkind. I am looking forward to more lessons and I plan to take my dog to her for a two week stay so that she can really get my girl going in the right direction. Keesha is somewhat fearful so I feel that for Cynthia to be able work her magic she needs to have Keesha close by on a daily bases.
If you're looking for a dog trainer who excells at providing instruction for both dog and owner, with documentation of such training, Jana's the trainer for you! Hiring a dog trainer via the Internet is a scary proposition; you won't go wrong when you hire Jana. She'll tailor the type of training to what your dog needs, and adjust the training location and schedule to fit into your busy schedule. My dog and I couldn't be more pleased.
Molly Wong came today and after just an hour and a half I knew she was the perfect trainer. Our dog responded very quickly and we learned so much that we can immediately put into our daily routine. I'm very grateful.
Our experience working with Jamie to help train our dogs has been excellent. She involves the entire family and worked very well helping our kids work with the dogs. Her approach and techniques have been very effective with our dogs, especially our rescue. We highly recommend Jamie for any dog training assistance and will continue to have her work with our family for future dog training.
I hired Rob end of last summer for my 4 month old lab...everything we learned with Rob has worked great. Porter completely listens to the magic word and he reacts with no hesitation. I highly recommend Rob to train your pup!!
We love Jeff. We have incorporated at least one session a week to get our new rescue dog trained and break old habits. Jeff is thorough, gentle, and patient. We highly recommend him!
She was very professional, willing to share the tips for training. I can tell she really loves puppies (dogs) from how she interacts with my puppy. I will definitely ask for her help again.
She took great care of my dog Gilly
Such a caring person. She taught me a lot in just one session - I am glad some trainers out there have an understanding of dogs and don't just follow what is the most popular training method. Very versatile trainer! Thanks again, Brenda H.
I think she is a fantastic trainer everything and more I could ask for. Her knowledge and kind nature is a perfect fit for my Mini Aussie and myself I am so pleased and took some of her business cards to pass out I highly recommend her
Lorraine trained my dog Karma, an American Bulldog while she was in Quarantine, due to a false incident (long story). I wanted to keep Karma interacting with someone and keep receiving training. It was when I asked Lorraine to help me with her so she didn't go kennel crazy. Lorraine did an amazing job with Karma and I am thankful she was there to help with her. I couldn't have asked for a better girl for this job. Lorraine is so sweet and really knows her stuff. I loved her for the love she has for fur babies.
Risa is a lover of dogs and dog lovers. She has worked with my daughter for over a year with a rescue dog, Lexie. Risa has been patient in the training--she does not move on if more work is needed in a particular area, either on behalf of the dog or the owner. We have appreciated her work with us, and Lexie is a much more pleasant part of our family now. Risa also has a heart for pairing folks with disabilities with therapy dogs. Training and therapy dogs--Risa at George and Friends is THE Go-To Person!
I was looking for advanced obedience for me and my dog. Youngblood thought me so much on how to handle my dog and not to give up. A few times he would tell me to do something a certain way and I would think "ok he's full of it, this won't work". Every time I was proven wrong. He's the only trainer that I trust 100%. My dog and I have come a long way thanks to him.
Bringing our Shiba inu to Holly was the best thing we ever did. We were at our wits end and didn't know what to do with her aggression. Holly took her in and treated her like her own with love and she has never been better! She listens, places, sits, comes, everything. We can have her around company and finally a real part of our family. Wouldn't have made it without Holly. She kept is updated and assured that she was greatly cared for when we did to want to let her go, well my boyfriend. :) best trainer out there! Do what's best for your family!!
We were very lucky in having Cayla for a trainer. Tanner is a very big, stubborn dog, and not easy to control. If we ever encounter a problem these days, we always go back to the training and ask ourselves, "what would Cayla tell us to do?" By following her instructions, it has been the only way we can control our hyper, strong headed dog. Cayla’s guidance, instruction and teachings are invaluable to us and vital to our success with Tanner. We strongly recommend her.
I'm very good with animals.
We are committed to using positive, rewards-based training methods to help dog owners build healthy relationships with their canine family members. From puppy kindergarten and basic skill building courses to agility and trick training, we offer a variety of classes and seminars year-round in a heated, indoor facility. All classes are taught by a certified pet dog trainer, and class sizes are kept small to ensure personalized attention.
I will pet sit, train your canine in basic manners and obedience, etc. I walk dogs, clean them up (nails, teeth, coat, ears), etc. I have a service dog in training, a retired service dog. I've studied training for years. I love animals.
In my conversations with dog owners, I find that evaluating good recall in a dog seems to be fairly subjective. Contrary to what many dogs owners think, recalling a dog that has just run upstairs at home where there are relatively few novel distractions is not really considered a good test of recall. Professional dog trainers rely on more stringent measures and more rigorous tests. For example, developing good recall means that you can recall your dog at the dog park 9 out of 10 times when the dog is engaged with other dogs and at a fair distance. Recall is a life saving cue or command, beyond just a convenient behavior. Dog Trainer Dude focuses on basic obedience and, particularly, behaviors that ensure safety and adhere to proper dog behavior etiquette out in public in urban areas, such as recall (coming on command). Most of my clients come to me after discovering that the behaviors taught to their dog with the assistance of conventional training methods are unsustainable. I correct unwanted behaviors like inappropriate and unsolicited jumping on owners and strangers. I work on the sit-stay command requiring the dog to hold for more than just a few seconds. In other words, I polish off the kinds of things you thought you were going to be sustainable, but have proven not to be. I also work on shaping new behaviors and addressing more complex problem behaviors that result from environmental constraints or limited socialization.
I want more than anything for people to enjoy their relationship with their dog to the fullest...and this requires that they can trust their dog to respond to them under all situations and circumstances. Happy dog..happy,happy owner!!