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Great job was on time, great with my pet. Great ideas to made crate training easier and great suggestions on potty training.Apr 5, 2018Verified
Larry came in calm and collected when our new german shepherd was barking his head off at the "sign" of an intruder. He was understanding and explained things in a way that we could easily process and execute on our own in the future. We will definitely be using him for any troubled spots in the future, as well as boarding Cooper with him in a few weeks!Jan 10, 2018Verified
I used the The Pack's boarding service, and Larry is very helpful and flexible, and it´s very important to me that he has the knowledge to understand my dog´s needs according to its personality so he can make its stay more comfortable. Thank you Larry and Willie!Aug 7, 2017Verified
My pups started off with learning to leash walk and some tricks. We decided to board the youngest one to better learn inside manners and transferred that training to the other when she came home. He was also very helpful boarding her when we got both fixed to help keep calm through their recovery. And he was always quick to answer my texts with real-time pics when I wanted to check-in. Very informative to what I needed to do to work on their separation anxiety. He even forwards relevant emails he gets from different sites.Dec 24, 2016Verified
Larry was very flexible and easy to work with. He sent several pics and even videos of our dog. She was treated very well and fit right in quickly at his home. She was one happy dog and we are too!Jul 11, 2019Verified
- What should the customer know about your pricing (e.g., discounts, fees)?Just as dogs are individuals, so are training plans. Depending on your needs, we can do hourly "issue sessions" or I have package training information available to email for obedience, boarding, and board/train.
- What is your typical process for working with a new customer?I think through a few messages you can get the feel of a person, but a meet and greet is definitely a must. With "behavioral issues" it would be necessary for us to not only see how the dog acts in his/her environment when addressing the behaviors, but also to see how you act/react. We would need to make a big picture training plan, as well as communicating more detailed session-based plans, of how we can address not only your pet's actions, but teach you how you can sustain the good behaviors and be the pack leader, so y'all can have a balanced and happy home life.
- What education and/or training do you have that relates to your work?I have been part of training three dogs to perfect scores on the Canine Good Citizen Test as administered by the Missouri Humane Society. I worked mainly with the large breed dogs at the Operation Kindness shelter in Carrollton for a year and half. I am certified thru Animal Behavior College as a Dog Obedience Instructor. I also have a 8yr old 80 lb Golden/Lab/Husky mix, and a 1yr Bichon (I "inherited" from client because they didn't have the wherewithal to deal with rehabbing all of his anxiety/scaredness).