Priddy Positive K9s, LLC

Richmond, VA

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About this pro

We all dream of having the perfect dog. But do you find yourself frustrated with your dog. Is it's behavior an embarrassment? Are you at your wits in as to how to handle your dog?

Priddy Positive K9's can help you. We can turn around your dog's unruly behavior an set him on the track to becoming a model Family pet. With our training programs your dog will not only learn good behavior but will learn to listen and behave for YOU.

We offer a variety of services, from small group classes to Resident Stay and Train programs.

More information can be found on my website.
References are available upon request.

I use positive, balance and proven methods of training. I do my best to help you have your dog become the best companion it can be.

Location

Richmond, VA 23230

Times hired on Thumbtack

1

Reviews

9 Reviews
  • Lisa G. Nov 18, 2014
    Ann has trained our boys since the day after I brought them home. I chose her because of her positive training methods and not only have I not been disappointed, I have been thrilled with the results of 'my' training...because owners are the ones who really have to be trained to train the dogs! Ann is a wonderful person, I have known her for years, our boys love her and I have every confidence in her expertise, which is proven to me time and again.
  • Marie B. Jul 25, 2014
    Outstanding teacher! She has been extremely helpful in getting my dog and I to be better at heeling and retrieving! Our goal is to show in Obedience and Ann has been very instrumental in helping us to meet that goal!
  • Dory D. Mar 6, 2014
    We have loved working with Ann to train our Toller. She gives great advice and uses wonderful techniques that really do work. With her help, we have a very well-trained dog.
  • Janis D. Jun 26, 2013
    I have taken several classes from Ann--always informative and helpful--she goes above and beyond a normal teacher-giving individual attention and help. With Ann's help this first time competitor has gotten an RAE title and her first ever CD
  • Tina G. Jun 26, 2013
    Ann has deep knowledge and experience of animal behavior. She is a good listener. Ann is able to explain the complexities of Dog training and assisted in my dog qualifying for several awards. I would like to see additional daytime training classes with Ann.
  • Cathy F. Jun 25, 2013
    I have know Ann for over 20 years She is one of the best dog trainiers I have been around and I have been around a lot ot them She is fun, informative, and kind to the dogs. She knows a lot about many breeds and also is good with problem solving and dog behaviors.
  • Beth M. Jun 25, 2013
    We had behavioral issues with our dog and did not know where to turn. Ann was wonderful to work with. She is kind and professional. Through her patient training, she gained his trust and he became a well behaved, fun, and loving pet. He was always thrilled to see her - her positive techniques quickly won him over. If someday I have another dog, Ann would be the first one I'd call.
  • James W. Jun 9, 2013
    We have taken many classes from her. She is always easy going and takes the timem sometimes extra time to make sure you are doing it correctly. She always uses positive training methods never seen her get "short" with a difficult dog or owner. Known her for years.
  • Susan N. Jun 8, 2013
    The positive training techniques are easy to learn & apply. My dogs enjoy training & are eager to learn. No more pulling on the leash, jumping up, but attentive eager attitudes and a willingness to work and learn, on the part of my dogs and me. Thank you Ann and look forward to continuing in freestyle.

Q&A

What should the customer know about your pricing (e.g., discounts, fees)?
At Priddy Positive K9s, LLC we offer several options for the dog owner. Behavioral consultations may be used when unknown or is just dealing with a single problem and will serve to help them choose what course should take. Group classes are offered through the Dude Ranch Training Academy. They give the owner an economical way to learn to train their dog and a small group setting. We also offer telephone consultations for the owner that is seeking a Solution to simple problem such as a housebreaking schedule or how to deal with a new dog coming into the family be it an adult dog or puppy. Our prices reflect the time and the expertise of the trainer.
What types of customers have you worked with?
I teach the owner how to train their dog using positive methods. The goal is to help the dog become an enjoyable member of the family. I cover a wide range of subjects: puppy training, Good Manners training, training for a Canine Good Citizen certification and competition obedience, rally and freestyle.
What advice would you give a customer looking to hire a provider in your area of work?
Training a dog is a process. It doesn't happen overnight. It takes patience and persistence. Success in changing animal behavior cannot be guaranteed by anyone. We are dealing with a living, individual creature and humans to boot! However, if all family members follow instructions, and learn to reward appropriate responses, success can be achieved in most cases.