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What a great experience using Ada with Riverside dog training. She has taught us the valuable tools we need to get through this puppy stage :-)
Cindy Wilson is an excellent dog trainer. She even trained my dog to ring the bill to let me know when he wants to go out. I still call her till this day when I have dog training questions. Even though she's now in another state. I highly recommend her services.
Our Lucy is quite sweet but also a very rambunctious Australian Cattle dog. This combined with her stubbornness and physical strength, she was out of control. Thankfully I found Alex. He is great! Right from the start he had Lucy following his commands. Lucy now sits / stays and comes when I call her. We are working on walking without pulling on the leash. It’s wonderful to see the changes with her. He loves dogs and they love him. I highly recommend Alex. I can’t say it enough, he is great!
Nichole was wonderful! Our dog got so much attention, she almost didn't want to leave when we came to pick her up. I'm hoping she can watch both of our dogs our next 3 trips.
Karen did amazing work during the two weeks she had my dog for a board/train. My dog is a completely different dog while still being the super sweet dog that she was before.
I am 110% satisfied with Vivians care of my pets while I was on vacation! She was courteous, punctual, reliable, obviously knowledgeable and just a real sweetheart! My pups and I liked her immediately! She even got my "shy" dog to actually leave the yard and go for a walk! I haven't been able to get her to willingly do that! Thank you, Vivian! She sent me periodic status updates and pictures! When I got home she took time to "educate" me on some techniques for continuing the training she had done with my shy dog and she will be coming back for further training sessions! I am grateful I found Vivian and will highly recommend her to friends and family! Thank you Vivian from me and Autumn, and Summer, and Dinah!
Elaine was awesome, she was punctual, courteous, professional and did a fantastic job with our dogs. She did our 2 dogs, Marley a 25lb Labradoodle who had not been groomed in months as we had been out on our boat all summer, also Dublin, our 80lb English Cream Holden Retriever. They look so clean, smell so fresh and seem happier. I highly recommend Elaine...
Absolutely the best service and care for our home! Leah not only does a beautiful job, but is also a wonderful person. I cannot recommend her enough, we won't use anybody else!! Also our dogs adore her!
margaret has been incredibly supportive and responsive as i work to put her techniques into practice with my nervous dog. we're still working to get him where he needs to be, but after a week i can already see positive changes in his behavior that give me hope that he'll get there!
A few weeks ago my wife and i hired Draven to watch our two small dogs and our cat while we were out of town, when we got back they were happy and taken for walks every day, the cat was still, well, a cat, but a happy cat. Next time we are hiring Draven for sure
he was so good with my dogs they would bark at everyone and make them frightened but he was able to almost communicate with them it was just a sight to see
Casey is absolutely phenomenal with dogs. She is very reliable and seems to almost be able to talk with them. I can't recommend her highly enough.
I like dogs and being around them. They keep me on my toes in a good way.
I train little pups into mellow, mild-mannered mutts and teach pet owners to understand where their dog/puppy is coming from.
I am a student, so I am always looking for extra work that does not interfere with school. I started just doing this work for family members when they left town and then the word got out and began doing it for family friends and so on.
I am an experienced groomer that can do any breed and haircut. I also train dogs for basic obedience and behavior correcting.
I will walk dogs, make them happy and keep them healthy. I never had a dog walking business but am willing to learn the job.
You can think of training as learning life lessons. Pet dogs have the capacity to become a loving, even tempered, and well-mannered member of the family. All it takes is hard work dedicated to teaching dogs according to how they learn individually. My understanding of dog communication and cognition allows me to accommodate various levels of intelligence and energy in order to structure a lesson plan for individual dog needs. Training should motivate confidence and problem solving which can be built upon to gain consistency in proper behavior, end unwanted behaviors and strengthen the bond of your family.
Maggi McClure is a certified dog trainer (CPDT), and she holds a professional membership with the Association of Pet Dog Trainers. For over 15 years, Maggi has been coaching people and their dogs in a broad capacity. She has taught and trained family dog obedience at some of the top training and boarding kennels in Western Washington both as a staff trainer and head trainer. Maggi assisted and taught agility for the Rainier Agility Team and MAC Agility Center. As a head trainer at the Canine Country Club, she created a new training program that focused on the use of positive feedback to the dog for behavioral issues, socialization, and manners. Maggi now resides on Vashon Island where she offers her training services to the island community and surrounding Puget Sound area. In-home consultations, teaching classes and coaching other canine professionals has all been part of her path as a trainer. Maggi has also worked as a commercial and movie animal trainer, and she has trained for companies such as Panasonic, Warner Brothers, Iams, and PetSmart. With such a broad background in training and her experience competing and teaching in agility, herding, and having two Delta Society therapy dogs, Maggi brings both a high-skill level and a creative approach in helping owners resolve issues or setting new goals for their pets. We offer creative solutions for you and your dog or puppy.
I offer private training and behavioral evaluations in the comfort and convenience of your home, office, or anywhere you feel that training is needed.
I will happily walk or sit your dog. I am available during Monday-Friday and occasionally on weekends. I am friendly and responsible. I have a pet of my own, and I know that I would also like your pet in good hands.