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-Josee clearly knows dogs, and follows the positive reinforcement method of dog training, which I agree with. One thing to note, although" it's listed as puppy and beginner, our two dogs were the only ones in the class of about 10 that were over a year old. For puppies, I would HIGHLY recommend this class, but for older dogs who may have a few, shall we say, quirks, finding something more tailored to them might make sense. One of our dogs is a rescue from a puppy mill (meaning that she was breeding puppies, not that we rescued her as a puppy), and she's just not ever going to pick up training as quickly or easily as other dogs. That said,
-Josee did do a good job of coming over and making suggestions that fit our situation. Her tips were helpful, and in general, I think it was good for our dogs to socialize with other dogs and dog owners in a class situation. To be perfectly honest, I scheduled the training mostly for my husband, who was under the impression that training isn't necessary, and in that regard, I was very pleased with the outcome. Our mill girl still doesn't really get the basic commands, but our other girl picked them up pretty quickly. I would absolutely recommend this class to anyone with a new puppy! For those in other situations, I might suggest contacting
-Josee for private lessons.

-THERESA S.

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"They are all reliable, friendly, responsible, tolerant, helpful, and able to handle decisions. They are a great team, and the owner can handle all kinds of my eccentricities." No better pet care anywhere, even at a 24-hour animal hospital!

-Joan D.

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was AMAZING! She is so calm and so patient and great with the dogs. We have 3 dogs whose barking had become a problem. It got on my nerves and interrupted phone conversations with our clients. She had a great suggestion for stopping the barking and it worked perfectly the first time and ever since. The other issue we wanted to solve was their jumping on guests when they entered our house. we've made good progress on that, although we're not 100% there, largely because WE haven't practiced as much as we should. She also taught us a bunch of great "tricks" for exercising and working with them.
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has a great way with dogs. Many of the other possible trainers we talked with wanted to use shock collars and dominance techniques which we didn't want.
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understood that our boys are our family and we wanted them well treated. I highly recommend her and will continue to use her for "touch-up" training and techniques.
- Jane L.
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It went very well.
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was prompt and knew what she was talking about. After we discussed my concerns-dog barking at strange dogs and people and concern re nipping-she observed my dog and came to the conclusion that he could probably be trained to stop inappropriate barking and no nipping. She gave me suggestions, and then modeled what I was to do. She then turned me loose, gave me her card, and told me to call if I had any problems or questions. There was no charge (evals are always free). I put her suggestions to use immediately and things have been going well.
I really liked that after the eval she thought I could handle the situation on my own and did not schedule unnecessary visits, and yet made me comfortable that I could call if I had problems or concerns. I was given the fee schedule during my first phone contact, and felt comfortable with the pricing.
- JOYCE M.
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Overall stay for my dogs went well. My two dogs stayed together in a large kennel and were fed and let out multiple times daily. The boys seemed happy when I picked them up!
- ashley J.
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If you care about getting the best care for your parrot, there is no better place than with
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in Seattle. Not only in she very knowledgeable, she absolutely loves birds. She is a wonderful caretaker with amazing attention to detail and a kind and patient soul. You will not have to worry about your parrot when you board you loved one with
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. She is everything her website says she is! My Galah Cockatoo, Junior boarded for a week. It was amazing not to have to feel anxiety that my parrot was not safe and sound.
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is absolutley perfect in every way when it comes to caring for birds. I have never met anyone like her. She is excellent and I feel fortunate that she is opening up her home to parrots. It is a wonderful place to spend some time and meet
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and her flock. I know that my Galah enjoyed his stay and suffered no lack of care or attention!
- Lori W.
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We have used
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as a Trainer and boarding kennel since
January 2014. We had an out of controlrescue Black Labrador mix. Maverick was
about 6-7 months old with no discipline when he arrived. Extremely strong and strong willed.
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had Maverick under control in less than three lessons. The lessons after that were for us to learn to control Maverick.
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does an excellent job training dogs as well as owners.
He also conducts refresher courses as Maverick stays with him during our trips away from home. When
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picks
Maverick up for boarding, he is always excited to see
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and behaves impeccably no matter how long it has been between visits.

Having owned dogs for over 30 years we had never needed a trainer before.
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came to our rescue
through a referral and we have never regretted using him. He sets the
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up front with the dog in
it’s own territory. The dogs all seem to love him but know the limits.
Our three Pomeranians also received some training from
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, which greatly improved their behavior.
He comes to your home and trains you as he trains the dog. He is always early for appointments and gives
full attention during all lessons. He has a large number of techniques in his repertoire to get your dog to be a loving and well-behaved member of the family.
As recently as
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18, 2015 Maverick returned home after a week with
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boarding him. As usual he returned home as his happy (now well behaved) self.
I could not recommend a better dog trainer.


- michelle G.
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Love, Love. Love Woofs trainers... They are all awesome!! They teach you how to really work with your dog. Now we are hooked on Agility training. What a great time to spend with your dog. They are so patient and help answer any questions, problems you might be having and it is always positive training. I recommend them to everyone I meet.
- Lisa C.
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See above for some details - I would add that the obedience training is impressive and our dogs love going for training and play day care. Obedience classes when the dogs were very young were also excellent and enjoyable, plus convenient with evening hours. The staff are always patient, willing to give information when I pick them up from day or overnight boarding. There is a 'family' quality to the facility, and I would strongly recommend their services. No complaints.
- Sandra S.
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I purposely waited to write my review.
Basically we saw major change in her on the first day - the dog I walked in the morning was not the same dog I walked that evening after we spent a few hours with
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. Just what we learned that first day made a big difference!
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came in and dealt with her immediately at the door with how she used to react to the doorbell. She spent time getting to know us and our schedules and then we went to work in our yard. We were prepared to go with whatever she thought was needed to break this behavior. She brought other dogs with her so she could see first hand a 'real life' situation with other dogs.
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was excellent! She told us immediately what to do and what to stop allowing her to do, to limit her access in our home and so forth. We knew she needed more activity and learned that walks together were the best solution, rather than inside play. We started using a special collar immediately and our walks are much more enjoyable for all of us.
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followed up with us that night & the next day to check on our progress as well. She gave us specific instructions on how to proceed on our own and what products we needed to be successful. She even came back again when we had what we needed and spent time to make sure we knew what we were doing with the collar on our walks. I've called her a few times with some training questions as well and she's been extremely helpful.
It's now more than a month later and we can definitely say, our dog is a very different dog than she was a month ago. Our girl is doing SO MUCH better now. She's not even reacting to rabbits and squirrels in the neighborhood any more. Our family & good friends have also been commenting on how good our girl is and how much she's changed, calmer - and they all loved her before too! She's always been a good girl basically.
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believes she may have been taken from her mother too early. And God only knows what happened to her in her first 4 years of life. We're all much happier now and so thankful we found
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and fixed our cutie-girl!
- Gina B.

Dog Trainers in San Marcos, CA

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Anite

9710 Scranton rd

Bark Busters Home Dog Training

3539 Granada Ave
San Diego

BONITA COUNTRY RESORT FOR PETS

5775 QUARRY RD
Bonita

CAMP RUN-A-MUTT

3265 INDIA ST
San Diego

CANINE COMPANIONS-INDEPENDENCE

124 RANCHO DEL ORO DR
Oceanside

Cate Sacks - Shelter Dogs to Dream Dogs

9617 Palamino Drive
El Cajon

COLONY VETERINARY HOSPITAL

7748 REGENTS RD
San Diego

Companion Animal Behavior Training

27575 Cool Water Ranch Lane
Valley Center

CrazyDogs

15075 sycamore canyon
Poway

Dog Dayz of California

1995 Peacock Blvd
Oceanside

Doggie Tech

PO Box 715
Valley Center

Dogs On The Run

PO BOX 1853
Carlsbad

Fido & Co.

1228 University Ave

Fon Jon Pet Care Center

5050 Santa Fe St.
San Diego

FurTheLoveOfYourPet

4655 Ohio Street #10
San Diego

Great Dane's Great Dogs

28 bahama dr
Escondido

Healthy Paws Pet Specialists

6510 Avenida Wilfredo
La Jolla

IQ K9 Training

Mobile Dog Training
Oceanside

K9 Dog Park

2750 Auto Park Way
Escondido

Kalm K9's

6017 Paseo Acampo
Carlsbad

Kindred Spirits Dog Training

3343 E Vista Way
Vista

PawsNstay Pet Sitting

542 Manzanita St
Chula Vista

Pawtopia

San Diego

PETCO

1215 BROADWAY
Chula Vista

PetPartners Grooming & Daycare

851 Mimosa Avenue
Vista

PetSmart Store Support Group Inc

3420 Marron Rd
Oceanside

PRO-TRAIN

1544 AVOHILL RD
Vista

Puppies Dot Com LLC

2407 Nabal St
Escondido

RANCHO SAN CARLOS PET CLINIC INC.

7850 Golfcrest Dr.
San Diego

Sandy Pawz

630 Nordahl RD
San Marcos

Seizuredog.com

P.O. Box 7

The Animal Keeper

12280 Oak Knoll Rd
Poway

The Collared Scholar

15075 Sycamore Canyon Rd
Poway

The Educated Pet

8141 Engineer Rd
San Diego

The Total Dog

3060 Industry St
Oceanside

THE UNCOMMON CANINE

PO BOX 1538
Poway

TWO PAWS UP

PO BOX 1196
Valley Center

Veterinary Behavior Consultants

5040 Convoy St.
San Diego

Wet Nose Villa Pet Care

Bonita Road & Palm Drive
Bonita

Whole Dog Training

10035 Carroll Canyon Rd.
San Diego

Willow Creek Stables

3049 Camino Del Rancho
Encinitas

Your Pet's Angel

914 Erica Street
Escondido

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