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Rona was truly a great trainer. I needed a trainer for my rescue dog who is shy and easily scared. I've had dogs before and were able to train them, but this one I had no idea what to do. I needed a way to let my dog know that she can trust me. Without me saying this, Rona taught me and my boyfriend a way to gain our puppy's trust and to build our relationship. It's been a couple of days now and the trick totally works! Even when we go out now our dog would look at us instead of panning left and right. What I truly appreciate from Rona's training is that she taught us just enough for us to get started on the dog training. I wasn't overwhelmed with information and the tricks she taught us were useful ones for this stage of the dog's training. I think dog trainers need to realize that as much as they are training the dogs, their main task is to train the humans on how to train their own dogs, and that's exactly what Rona did. Thank you Rona, Lucy is doing a lot better (still problems here and there but getting better)!
Taylor is a professional in every way. She came prepared for the problem and offered and demonstrated techniques that worked immediately. It was really an eye opener. Her confidence with and in the dogs made a world of difference in their behavior. We were having problems with our dogs exhibiting aggressive behavior towards other dogs. By the end of the session, we had both dogs inside the dog park, showing no aggression. She followed up with a written synopsis of the problem and steps to take for behavior change. I would highly recommend Taylor. She has a complete grasp of dogs and their behavior, and is not afraid to " think outside the box" to problem solve. She is a pleasure to work with, and dogs respond very positively to her!
My little dog is very fearful.-frightened of strangers. Not the K9 trainer! My dog was analyzed and I was told exactly what could be done to help her. And how it would be done
Kenny has been fantastic!! In just a few sessions, he has got my little Cosmo listening to me like never before. He is very attentive and listens to any questions or concerns I may have. I've worked with several different dog trainers, but K9 Kenny is by far the best. I've already recommended him to several of my friends!!
Bill has done such an amazing job with Aubrey! Before having him as my dog trainer, I thought that training my puppy was impossible. Aubrey was very disobedient, never listened when I called, aggressive with other dogs, and destroyed just about anything. I was running out of options, and considered giving my puppy away. K9 training was my last resort, and my best investment! Just a few days at Off Leash K9 training, and Aubrey transformed into new dog! He contacted me frequently about Aubrey's progress and was always happy to answer any questions I had. I highly recommend him to anyone with dog issues!
There are many people who call themselves dog trainers but there are very few who can actually produce results and are in fact the best in the business Don't waste your time with anyone else but Benito Olsen & Patriot Dog Training. I guarantee you will not regret using Patriot Dog Training as your dog trainer and you will get outstanding. Don't settle for less or mess with the rest when you can have the best. Benito Olson & Patriot Dog Training are as good as it gets. Cannot recommend highly enough!!!!
From the first day I brough Bambi home from the shelter, she was not a fun dog to walk. She would go crazy if we saw another dog while walking, so I began to avoid other dogs whenever possible. But after five years of that and a few failed attempts with other trainers (who labeled her with "dog aggression" or "barrier frustration"), one day she got off leash and sent a dog to the emergency vet. That's when we met Kris. Despite her history, Kris knew just within minutes after meeting Bambi that it was a socialization issue, not aggression. After just a few hours with Kris, Bambi had made great strides, and after just a few days she was playing at the off leash dog park! Kris understands dogs - from pack dynamics to individual temperament - unlike any trainer I've worked with. He has a calm, confident, and positive training style that relies on the reinforcement of good behavior instead of treats or punishment. He has transformed Bambi into a differnt dog, and I know that there isn't a dog (or owner) out there he can't help.
I cannot say enough good things about Julie Bailey's Kennel Service and her expertise with, and love and compassion for dogs. Her overall knowledge of dogs and her professional dog-handling and training skills are outstanding. We have a 10 year old, 120 lb Mastiff (Lady), that Julie has cared for since we first acquired her. She cared for my son's 150 lb mastiff (Kash) as well. Knowing that Lady is in Julie's capable and loving hands when we are away is such a comfort. We know she is securely kenneled but given lots of playtime, affection, and attention too. We are very fortunate to have found Julie Bailey and would not hesitate to recommend her to anyone looking for superior care for their family pet.
When I received my dog back after the training she was much more relaxed. Following commands better and just overall fits better into our household. Daniel was very professional and courteous.
Kevin is a fantastic trainer -- for dogs AND their people! He has been so patient with our foster dog and has helped us all adjust to our changing environment. Kevin was even available last-minute to help us when our foster dog and family cat were not getting along. He helped us not only assess the situation but also keep both animals happy and safe. I truly believe that it is Kevin's guidance and the support from our Dog Rescue that carried us through the initial days as first-time fosters. Kevin helped make the experience a very rewarding one, and in turn helped us open up our home to a dog in need. Thank you Kevin for your patience, honesty and dedication. Two paws up!
Marlene is so great! What I liked most was her experience and knowledge. She isn't just some trainer who went through a seminar and now thinks they are a dog trainer. I wasn't sure I even needed help thinking I could do it myself no problem. But after meeting with her I realized just how little I know about training and my dog's behavior. I realized this was an investment for the next 10-12 years that I would be spending with my pooch and am so grateful for the wealth of knowledge she provided. Marlene loves dogs and helping people and it shows.
I'm working with Kelly to train a service dog for myself. She has been absolutely wonderful every step of the way (she even went with me to meet my SD prospect). Kelly's approach to training is customized to each individual dog/handler pair. At our first training session she assessed our dog/handler relationship as well as my dog's personality to determine the best training methods for us. Kelly is wonderful about making sure you understand the reasoning behind the methods used, and she is quick to make adjustments based on your dog's response or lack there of to each method. Even after the first session, I saw a huge improvement with my dog after applying Kelly's suggestions. In addition to being an amazing dog trainer, she is an all around joy to work with. I highly recommend hiring Kelly as your trainer. You won't regret it!
Loved working with the trainer. She not only trained my dogs but also very helpful by providing the right tools to continuing training at home on a day to day bases. My dogs today are house trained and most important have great social skills with people and other dogs.
Sean was the perfect trainer for our German Shepherd Titan. He was very accommodating with our busy schedule and helped make our 1.5 hour commute worth it. He is very passionate with every dog he trains. Titan and I were able to form a better relationship by following Sean's suggestions and commands. He was very patient and answered all of our questions. He would make sure we understood what we should be doing with Titan at home and on walks. The training sessions were very comfortable and efficient. Not once did my wife and I feel uncomfortable to ask Sean questions. Titan became very comfortable with Sean as well, considering him part of his "pack". Titan looked forward to training with Sean everyday. It wasnt just training for Titan, Sean helped us better understand the fundamentals of dog training. Overall it was the best training experience we could have asked for and we will definitely be back with our next dog!
Jennifer has been Jamie's trainer for over a year. Her knowledge, guidance and passion have brought Jamie from a scared shelter dog to a therapy dog. If it wasn't for Jennifer, we wouldn't have known how to handle Jamie's delicate timid, reluctant, needy, anxiety personality. I wouldnt trust Jamie with anyone other than Jennifer St. John. Thank you Jennifer for your commitment and love for Jamie.
Glenda was very professional and responded to emails promptly. She asked questions to make sure she understood fully what I was needing help with and offered solid advice and a training plan to accomplish those goals. She was never late and provided great quality work. The issues I had with my dogs were resolved with Glenda's help. She uses only modern training methods of positive reinforcement rather than rely on shock collars, prong collars, or other punishments so I felt very comfortable with her around my dogs. This is unlike most trainers who want quick results through old methods of training at the cost of your relationship with your dogs.The cost of her training was very reasonable and the service she provided well exceeded the cost. She is a great trainer with tons of experience. She is patient and knows the best way to help you (or will direct you to someone who can if she cannot which is a huge indicator of the level of care she has for her job... she isn't just going to take every case just for the money, she really wants to help you out, even if its with someone else). She's incredible and you won't regret working with her.
Ginny is amazing! The best Trainer ever she is great with people too. Her knowledge and experience make her a truly gifted person. I have watched her train various breeds for different areas example service dogs. Ginny, is fun, loves dogs and can teach any behavior .
Nikolas is a very insightful and knowledgeable dog trainer, and I would highly recommend him to anyone who is looking for a personal trainer.
Kim Roche tailors her dog-friendly and scientifically proven training methods to real people with busy lives. The goal? Relaxed and attentive dogs, strong relationships, and clear communication. There is an undercurrent of kind-hearted, calm and consistent leadership combined with a joyful sense of play in all of her training. Vets, rescue groups and past clients all recommend Kim Roche because she gets long-lasting results. Group Classes: The pace and structure of our small workshop-style classes are the easiest and fastest way for most owners to achieve their obedience goals. You will love the changes you will see in your dog, and your dog will learn how much fun good behavior can be. All classes are led by Kim Roche herself, never an assistant or intern. JumpStart! Boot Camps: At the end of your rope, do want to see results fast? We can turn your dog around. Let us do the training for you while you are at work with an intensive training plan designed especially for you and your dog.
I am a certified AKC (American Kennel Club) and CGC (Canine Good Citizen Evaluator). I offer positive reinforcement training from things as simple as sit, down, stay, come, leave it, wait and heel. I offer fixing behavior problems like barking, jumping, pulling, bolting out doors, getting food off counters, aggressive tendencies, etc.
I specialize in "bully breeds", but work great with all dogs. I do basic training, including walking on a loose leash, down, sit and stay, tricks, socializing, etc. At the end of the course, your dog does get a diploma if they pass the exam. I have never had a dog fail. I use only positive reinforcement, and also do agility courses and even boarding once your dog has passed. I also love my felines!!!! I do have 8 years in aviary too!!! I have worked with every bird...big or small (from cockatiels to macaws).