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Sylvia has a lot of experience and is very knowledgeable. We adopted a German Shepherd and him being our first dog, we didn't realize what we were getting ourselves into. She gave great practical training and advice. We feel so much more confident after our session with her. Highly recommended!
Martha was very helpful and knowledgeable. She was very thorough and helped us better understand our dog's behavior. We adopted our german shepherd mix about a year ago and have been trying to resolve the issues on our own but have been unsuccessful. We are so glad we hired Martha and got her assistance. She showed us how to fix our dog's issues on the leash and now our dog is enjoyable to walk, when before it was always a battle. She also helped us with our dog's barking and anxiety around strangers. Martha seems very passionate about helping dogs and their owners and even gave us a follow up phone call after our visit. We are also glad that we hired her because she is available by phone if we need any further assistance. Overall, great experience!
We have been over-the-moon pleased with Ana of Optimum Dog. She has been successful in helping us through a difficult time in our lives training us & our 1-yr old German Shepherd. Without hesitation I highly recommend Optimum Dog for their enthusiasm, the way they customize the training program for the specific pet & family, and especially for how much they love their 4-legged clients.
For anybody looking for a great dog trainer Lise Lauisva is the one to hire. Her training consists of training by positive reinforcement and non violence. She train's with love, patience, and tolerance. I purchased a baby, boy Golden Retriever and within months he weighed over 60 lbs. With this size dog there is no way to "muscle" or "control" your way into a well mannered member of the family. It took many training sessions with Lise, a lot of time on my part, practice on his part, and patience by my extended family and friends. Remember he was a puppy weighing in at 60 lbs at 6 months. Today he is 1 year old and 98 lbs, he is happy, joyous and free. I need not kennel him all day while I am gone because he does not chew on any item in my home except his own toys. He is fully potty trained, crated trained for car travel, and behaves very well on his leash. I do not know what I would have done had I not found Lise to help me with him. He is a joy to be around and a pleasure to all who meet him. He is still a puppy, playing hard and long, but he is a very nice dog. I am very grateful to Lise for teaching Me how to help my dog and me how to learn. Thank you so very much.
Wendy is absolutely amazing! We came to her with an out of control Shepherd. Constant barking, pulling on the leash on walks. Wouldn't listen at all. Wendy guided us and has taught us how to be confident and consistent. My Shepherd is now so awesome I take her everywhere I can. I get a ton of compliments on how good she is. Thank you Wendy!
After just 2 sessions I'm already seeing tremendous improvements with my dog, an 11 year old shepherd mix rescue with dog-aggression issues. I recently started working at Amazon and want to take my dog to work, but her behavior with other dogs (barking, growling, lunging) would be unacceptable in the workplace. I am confident Jevry will quickly get my dog to be well-behaved around other dogs. Jevry also very honest, talking me out of a 9 session training plan, telling me she thinks a 5 session plan would be enough. Her price is a great deal; it would be hard to find such a good trainer at this price.
I was very specific with the issue I wanted addressed with our German Shepard and Alex did not fail to deliver! He gave us solid answers and suggestions and truly knows his way with dogs. I wound not hesitate to use him in the future and highly recommend him as a trainer.
Alana was fantastic. She met with us all at our home. She got to know us and our dogs. Then she spent personal time going over any concerns. Showed us the best way to train each of our dogs. It was a fabulous experience. We recommend her to anyone who is looking to train their dogs.
We hired Kyle's dog training to help with our dogs Aspen and Ryder. We have seen positive improvements in Aspen's confidence with social issues and coming to us when she is called. Ryder had issues with meeting other dogs and walking on a leash, he has come a long way since we started our private lesson with Kyle. Thank you Kyle :)
Randi knows her stuff! She is always taking classes to better her knowledge of dogs, dog training, and behavior. She brings that knowledge into the classroom and you can tell. Her methods are well vetted scientific based and proven time and time again, while being extremely humane and efficient. We can't get enough of her classes!
Daphne was awesome!!! She worked with the entire family on how we could better communicate with our young German Shepherd. Knowing what your dog needs and teaching him to understand what you need is KEY!! Very knowledgeable lady!!!! A+++
I highly recommend Aisha! She has done outstanding work last year with my 3 month old male dobie. The board and train option was the perfect choice to develop Bodhi into a well-mannered and confident puppy! She truly cares about both you and your pet by teaching you how to become a strong leader for your pet. As Bodhi grows up, I know I have the knowledge and tools that Aisha provides to ensure his continued growth and maturity into adulthood and an important member of society! Thank you Aisha!!!
Becky was recommended to me 6 and 1/2 years ago after Raffle, a rescued Great Pyrenees and Dutch Shepherd, year old male, indicated that he might be willing to work with me (a wheel chair user). We had taken him to puppy training as a 1 year old and had two other trainers in to help. Becky was attentive to my needs and could 'speak dog' better than anyone I had met. We worked together for a shorter period than either of us expected because Raffle learned so quickly. He uses his own problem solving techniques to help me with mine and adapts to my changing needs. Becky has stayed in touch all these years and taught me how to teach Raffle. I now have "The Greatest Service Dog in the World" as Raffle is known at the Veteran's Hospital that I use. He has been through 9 Hospital Admissions with me as well as traveled and been in 1000's of situations. Raffle and I am Eternally Grateful to Becky who showed us how to be such a successful team. Becky we look forward to your invaluable ability in teaching Raffle's replacement. Thank you Becky you definitely are the best!
We have a 4 year old German Shepherd Dog, Lila, that is a perpetual puppy--extremely high energy and playful. We were having a lot of issues while out walking or hiking with her because of constant pulling and leash reactivity around other dogs. We found Julie and were immediately impressed with her resume of handling large dogs (Malamutes) and training them through positive reinforcement. Julie has been full of valuable tips and strategies that have focused on positive reinforcement, repetition, and the gradual increase of distractions when training. After several sessions and lots of practice in the neighborhood, we are really starting to see results. Taking Lila out for a stroll is now much more pleasant and manageable. We have thoroughly enjoyed working with Julie and would absolutely recommend her!
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Need a good dog trainer who is efficient in training a german shepherd? Set an appointment with Sarah DH. Aside from being able to train dogs, she also offers dog walking, hiking and more.
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Karen Casey is a personal trainer who provides dog and puppy training classes. She also does pet and small farm animal care visits.