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Carolyn is a great and patient trainer. My dog is a work in progress but progress is what we are getting with Carolyn.
I hired Kim to help me train my young puppy whom I'd already somewhat spoiled. I was looking for help with puppy biting and jumping, setting rules and making him understand them and sticking to obedience training, which I find sorta boring. Kim was working the second she stepped through my door, showing me how to deal with the jumping and explaining my dog's body signals to me. She was funny and interesting to work with, not only told me what to do but WHY it works and went a step beyond what I'd gotten from trainers in dog class as far as connecting the pieces for me. She demoed every trick and technique she was showing me and made me feel like I can easily incorporate her tips into our daily life. I am very excited that I now have a more interesting approach to training my pup. I was a bit overwhelmed by all the information at the end of our time together and I think Kim could tell because she summed up what things I will need to work on with him. She gave me a clear plan of when I'd hear from her next so we could discuss challenges and progress and gave me options for working for her in the future if I chose to. I am definitely going to work with Kim again to see if I can improve the relationship between my dog and my boyfriend's dog and teach my pup how to nicely walk on a loose leash.
I have owned my dog for just over a year and over all is a good dog, however, she is a barker and is "aggressive" with other dogs and people who walk by. She was hard to walk on a leash due to her pulling and constant barking at other dogs, rabbits, leaves or anything moving for that matter. I have tried other training methods including classes, pinch collars, and books. ... nothing worked. Within 5 mins of Tim being here, not only was I confident but so was my dog. After our session I am seeing a calm and controlled dog and I am comfortable with my dog. Thank you Tim so much for your help. You are truly amazing and a real life dog whisperer. I look forward to working with you again.
I would highly recommend using this service if you would like help training your dog. The trainer is awesome and made the experience fun for both our puppy and us. We learned so much and feel like it was just what we needed to get us off to a good start.
Cassidy does a great job with our Goldendoodle Doug! We have her stop at least twice a week to let Doug out, take him for a walk and play with him. Cassidy has even started to teach Doug some new commands. She communicates well and lets us know when she arrives and leaves. We would recommend Cassidy to anyone that needs a dog walker, pet sitter or just someone to spend some extra time with their dog.
Rick is a great trainer he helped our dog abby to once again enjoy the dog park. She had a bad experience last year and became very aggressive with other dogs. Thanks to Rick she has started to trust again and I can take her to the park which she loves. Rick has become abby's best friend she could not wait to see him after the first session and every session after that. Rick is a great trainer and you can tell he loves his work and he loves and knows dogs. Great job Rick I
I love the dog that I got from Von der Stadtrand German Shepherds, grew up to be a very nice dog. I am amazed at how my dog loves to play with other dogs. It does not matter what size they are, she never overpowers them at all. If I decide on getting another German Shepherd I will definitely get it from Von der Stadtrand!
Have not experienced Carols expertise on dog training yet, but thumbtack app wants me to rate anyways. Carol has gone out of her way to contact me for a phone converstion and has been very patient w my unavailabilty. As for thumbtacts rating i would say 3 stars which a 5 star waiting for the app to allow u to schedule these appointments threw the app making all the phone calls a unnessacary step. Hope to see u soon ped pet dog training !
Sit Means Sit has been a really fun experience for Bentley and me. Jason has a superb way of getting your pooch to do anything without saying a word. The puppy training went great. Jason taught us how to curb the Bentley biting and terror time. We just received our training collar and we're already confident that this type of dog training is the right way to go.
Sarah is a joy to work with. You can tell she truly loves dogs, and knows what she is doing. She has great experience, comes prepared, and doesn't have to stick to the same old same old if something in particular doesn't seem to be working. I am going in for a shoulder surgery in January, and I can trust my almost 100 pound puppy won't be pulling my arm off after I get it fixed. And this is only after 3 sessions! But as she says, you need to be willing to work with the dog and give the time it takes to train him/her. She is by far one of the best train the trainers I have ever gotten to work with.
Before we met Anna, my wife and I were ready to surrender our dog Zoey to the Washington County Humane Society. Zoey destroyed many things in our home to include bedsheets, comforters, sofa cushions, draperies, shoes, shirts, a recliner, four leashes and three pet harnesses, and that's not the complete list. Zoey was unable to walk with anything other then a 15' cable. She exhibited intense stress, fear, and anxiety. It was so bad that she would pull, tug, and bite on my carhartt jacket. ( thanks for making such a durable jacket carhartt! Lol). It was literally a tug a war every time we tried to take her out for exercise. Anna, discovered, and taught us so many valuable things about Zoey's condition that we were able to come up with a plan of how to work with in Zoey's comfort levels and now Zoey walks with a leash not a cable! She walks right next to my leg with plenty of slack in the leash, she does not exhibit any signs of anxiety anymore. I believe It is realistic to say Anna saved Zoey, not only from going back to the humane society but due to Anna's experience, education, and knowledge with dog psychology, dog behavior, and her understanding of the breeds; how they act and react in social situations, all this gave Zoey a better more calm and fulfilling life. I call Anna the "Saint of Dogs", and I think she has earned this title in the way she genuinely cares for and about animals and how they interact and coexist with humans. I strongly recommend Anna to everyone in need of dog obedience training and behavior modification training for their four legged friends. Sincerely, James & Aly Krieser
Jennifer is a fantastic dog trainer! Very clear and concise during classes, and definitely has a great connection with all canines! My Fezzik is learning SO much so quickly! :)
My experience thus far with Ruff Acdemy has been excellent. The trainers are compassionate and loving. They are driven and passionate about empowering dog owners; with the best training techniques, advice and help. The classes are fun and interactive. I have seen such growth my puppy in such short time. Rebekah has been readily available to me with questions and concerns that come up with my puppy. She is an amazing trainer. Lastly, her classes are very affordable and she has many different levels of training. I would highly recommend Ruff Academy to anyone looking to train their dog. You will love it!!!
Worked with both me and my dog teaching us both what wad needed to be done, like he said... Its harder to train the owner than the dog most of the time... Thanks for your help, our dog is now a productive member of society!
Jennifer is a great trainer, very insightful in the ways that dogs think and feel. My dog and I have attended training classes before, but there were a few behaviors I wanted to work on. Working one on one and at home is great, as there are less distractions than working in a large class. In all a very positive experience for my dog and I; he gets rewarded for his good behavior and I'm less stressed because he's doing what I want him to do! Jennifer's positive reenforcement methods are easy to learn and work great!
Ellen is one of the most sought-after experts in the North Shore and surrounding suburbs! She is the go-to professional for any and all of my dog-related issues. She is unlike any trainer we've worked with -- she understands exactly what each individual dog needs and trains US how to transform our companions into best-behaved pets possible.
I did board and train with my girl Lucy. It was pricey but it was the best money I ever spent on my dog. I have been to 2 other trainers prior to meeting Kristi. She really helped me with Lucy wanting to drag me on walks and bark and lunge at other dogs and people. I now enjoy walks. If you want training from Canine Composure just bite the bullet and do it. Not only did she fix my dog but she also really helped me.
I am a certified dog trainer for over 40 years. My service has been used by police and military in Europe. I talk dog with dogs.
We are Mobile dog trainers- We come to you! We give you one on one training with the socializtion your canine friend needs! Our programs are catered to your need and your dogs needs!
I personally select the breedings of my Llewellin Setters to make sure I get the most birdy dog with natural abilities, high-prey drive, and that loves to hunt for the gun! These dogs are easy to train due to their intelligence and willingness to please! I sell their pups, and I also train them to be sold as started and finished gun dogs. These Setters are world-class hunting dogs and awesome family pets! I train the pointing breeds on all upland game birds to point, steady to wing, and shot and retrieve. I also hold classes for obedience training. I also like to give the dog owner hints and ideas to help prep their pup a little, before coming here for formal training which helps the dog greatly. I don't train for forced retrieve; it's all natural. Using a natural retrieve method, I like to have the owner do some play retrieve in their hallway when the pup is young. The dog needs to know his or her name, and be here before formal training.
Rachel Hines is a reliable pro who can provide dog obedience training services. She also offers animal behavior modification services, among others.
For all your home dog training needs, check out Top Dawgz. Apart from training guard dogs, this company also offers dog grooming and boarding services.
This expert is among the local dog trainers who have been providing security guard dog training services for over three years. Ally Murdock is available for your K9 guard dog training needs.