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"Excellent. When my husband saw video of our dog, he said it was like she was a whole new dog.
makes sure you know what to do to keep dog" well trained. In fact, he has come to help out at my home several times.

-Kathy B.

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"Very effective in short amount of time. Paid for 10 sessions plus lifetime maintenance. After first session, my recently rescued Rottweiler mix, was walking at heel" and sitting when I stopped. Not 100% of the time, but I no longer had back and shoulder pain from walking her. Four sessions in, and she walks at heel with few corrections on the majority of our daily walks. She also comes when I call her. That was a huge concern of mine. The hardest job
has is training me. If you're looking for unicorns and rainbows, you won't get it from him. Just plain talk and tough love.

-Anne P.

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We have an 8ish year old lab mix named
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that we adopted a little over 2 years ago.
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nipped at our A/C repair man when he visited our house a few months ago. Although
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was generally a good dog, even one instance of nipping/biting behavior was unacceptable and we wanted to address it. We called
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and he said he could help us. When we described the situation, he said that
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was overly protective of me, and she needed to learn that she didn't need to protect me.
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said my husband and I needed to be the leaders, and she wouldn't feel like she needed to protect me/us.
He came to our house to do the training, and he worked around our somewhat challenging schedules.
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responded well to
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, and with
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's guidance we have definitely changed the dynamics. I don't believe we would have the same problem today with the nipping.
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is now very obedient. She walked well on a leash before, but now she heels when walking. She sits and stays on command, and we can leave food in front of her and if we say "leave it" she'll leave it until we tell her she can have it. When people come to the door she still barks (which I like - I don't want her to stop that), but if I check the peephole and tell her to sit she'll stop barking and stay back and seated as I answer the door (although we're still working on the staying seated for a while while I talk to someone outside -- she wants to get up - but she's 80% of the way there).
When
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trained
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, he was also training me and my husband. We have changed how we interact with the dog, and as a result the dog's behavior has changed. I even taught
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one or two things that
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didn't teach us -- if I can post a picture of
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balancing treats on her head, I will (so far I haven't figured out how, though).
I was concerned that having a dog with that level of obedience would mean the dog was fearful, but
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seems more comfortable now than before. She doesn't always seem to enjoy the process of learning a new command but once she learns it she loves it -- she loves the attention. I think I've bonded more with the dog after working with her, too.
One thing to know about having
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come to a home is that there aren't as many distractions as there would be out in a more public/busier area. That was great for us at the beginning, but now we're ready to challenge
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more. We're planning a couple more sessions with
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, and we'll have those out in a public park.
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has been very flexible about when and where we meet to do training.
In short, I highly recommend
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.
- ERICA S.
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"My name is Autumn, like the season". This is Autumn's introduction at the beginning of every new class that she conducts. It fits her so perfectly as she will exceed your expectations with flying colors!

We were first introduced to
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when we acquired our bullmastiff puppy and enrolled in Puppy Kindergarten. Since then, we have taken several classes with Autumn including a basic course, intermediate course, and Autumn's own creation "Charm School". Her approach is that from a dog's perspective and she teaches YOU how to train your dog. I have literally seen a dog come in the first day of class and hide under the table with no intent of interacting in the class. At the end of 6 weeks, this dog was totally transformed and was socializing, romping, and taking commands from his owner like he was a totally different dog. Yep, Autumn's classes have THAT effect!

I can not say enough good things about Autumn. We (as well as our dog) look forward to every one of her classes. She makes the techniques
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and demonstrates the patience to work with you and your dog during class! Her training simply WORKS. It is evident when you meet her that training dogs is not just her job, it is her passion. The dogs simply love her! Oh, and on a side note, she has a little comedian in her too. There are times I can't stop laughing.
- Kelli W.
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There were 4 dogs all together for this "open
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" date: a spaniel, a sheltie, my Chihuahua, and the business owner's
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.
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lobbed ball after ball for the sheltie and
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to fetch. The spaniel sometimes joined them in their chase to be the first to get the ball although she seemed more interested in checking out the toys that are strewn everywhere and showed a particular interest in rubber chickens. My Chihuahua sometimes ran after the pack but mostly cuddled up to anyone who seemed to have an inclination to offer a treat, typical behavior for him. My Chihuahua and I have been regulars at
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for over a year, ever since he passed his temperament test. It involved
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's observing how he reacted to her
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, who invited my dog to play and still does. Every week, the
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offers him the current ball-in-play, but when mine shows no interest in engaging goes off to play on her own or with the other dogs. The composition of the play group changes all the time so my dog gets a
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to socialize with other small breeds if he chooses to or chooses not to. The constant at every
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date is
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. She's always right there, keeping an eye on the playground and intervening immediately if there's a playmate kerfluffle. Sometimes I've had questions about canine behavior, both about that of my dog and of others I've observed, and
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has always shared both an explanation or several possibilities for the behavior and interventions that might be tried if the behavior is unacceptable.
- Ella D.
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I was very pleased with the work they did with her. She is a shy dog but it was interfering with training and they got her to respond positively to the basic commands and to be more self confident at home as well as out in public. They are pricey but to me it was worth it. They sent videos twice a week and emails to keep me up to date with her training. She returned home a positively changed dog and she will be easier to continue training. Before I could hardly get her to come close to sit or down, now she is at my feet and without fear. I had never had a dog so inhibited in her actions and reactions. She came to me that way and I felt it was because the breeder probably never handled her as a puppy. Building her self confidence was essential and has been so helpful. Now it will be fun to take her out places and not have her
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. They use positive training techniques which is what was necessary for her. I had been tying to train her myself with praise and rewards, but she really didn't respond much to either; it seemed that she was ADD. The use of the collar helps immensely because it keeps her focused on the training activity. She is only a year old but at least now she is off to a good start with her training and as she matures, she will only improve.
- Diana A.
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It was very interesting. Start - all the humans together telling her what we wanted for our dog. She let my kids talk first so me and my husband didn't put words in their mouths. Then she went to meet
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who was in our bedroom. She told us before
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could run away, saunter back and forth looking over her shoulder, rush this trainer to try to eat her, or take a few steps back obiently. We had no clue what to expect, but
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started by backing away and rrrrin'g/like not quite a grow. Then she said I get it, and came forward a little bit and all by herself went into a down with a OOF release of energy. It was fascinating. She just gave all the (crap) she has been throwing at us up, said HELP ME it looked like.
Okay like so from there it was really good.
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was let out of the room but she kept following Lyndy around like she had a t-bone steak in her pocket, but she never used treats.
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just dug her. We practiced
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home stuff about no longer on furniture, on a "Lazy Boy Chair" blankie on the floor instead. We practiced not letting her lunge out of the back door but not asking her to sit (hurts old dogs we learned) but WAIT but slilent. Beautiful. Then up down stairs now
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is not allowed to run in front of us she stays behind.
Then out to the walk. Here's what all you need to learn. Short leash but relaxed. Very small tiny pop to put your own
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back in place. With other folks and dogs and whatvers, don't wait until it becomes bad. Get in front of it before it happens, and then it is real easy.
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totoally got it!
Back at home when we go to
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's food or toys and get bit, now we know how to OWN. The house, the food, the toys, our kids, everything. Now
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owns nothing, we just share it with her.
I would say the best thing is that
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was always very nervous, kinda bristly. Now we know we have to be patinet and repeat a lot, but I have never seen my dog really relax in her life. And now she is doing so.
I hugged Lyndy and boo-
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'd with tears at the end, I was so relieved. It was the best under $200 bucks I have ever spent in my life. And compared to the $2K I've spent for dog training in the past, what a huge waste.
- Lynn A.
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My puppy is a rambunctious golden retriever, very sweet, high energy. His dad was determined to do all his training himself, and then he was transferred out of state. I felt totally outnumbered and out of control. I heard about
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through a coworker, who actually brought his dog up to the office to show off his skills... I was so impressed, I called him the same day. I purchased the $1,400 package, where he come every week until he is trained, with options for refreshers if he backslides... At the end of the first session, I knew I had made the right decision. I could see exactly where he was going with my dog, and I could follow his lead easily. I could not believe how quickly my dog learned the ropes. He is much more pleasant to be around now, although he is still a work in progress. We have also taken advantage of the boarding that K-9 offers.
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picks up and delivers, and because I purchased the package, he works with my dog while boarding at no additional fee. We came home from vacation to find our water obsessed dog would now
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us around the pool... I couldn't be happier. I would recommend
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's program to anyone who is struggling with a strong willed dog... I find my dog to be so much more enjoyable to be with, and I believe he is happier too.
- Kelly G.
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She came out and took about an hour of bs talk I already knew. Tried to call her back, she answered one time and that was it. If she didn't want to mess with my guys she should of told us.
- donna S.
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When we picked Indy up after his Boot Camp graduation, we were amazed at what he had learned. He is now more manageable at home and is comfortable being around other dogs and people. I was worried that his training would change his personality, but none of that changed!







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and his team helped us in so many ways and they continue to be a resource for us whenever we need them!








- Tory R.

Dog Trainers in Collegeville, PA

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ALL CREATURES GREAT & SMALL LLC

157 HARVARD DR
Collegeville

Alpha Beta K-9

1100 Lakeview Drive
Lansdale

Animedic Veterinary Clinic

102-104 Jamestown Ave
Philadelphia

Bark Busters Home Dog Training

36302 Bettencourt St

Bark Busters Home Dog Training

221 Stanford Pl
Newtown

Bark Busters Home Dog Training

212 Clarkdale Ln
Gilbertsville

Bark Busters Home Dog Training

2313 Springview Rd
Norristown

Bark Busters Home Dog Training

404 Tudor Rd
Collegeville

Bark Busters Home Dog Training

53 Woodale Rd
Philadelphia

Bark Busters Home Dog Training

8998 Hickory Hill Rd
Oxford

Bark Busters Home Dog Training

Tudor Road
Collegeville

Best Friend's Pet Care

1150 EASTON RD
Willow Grove

Blitz Pet Professionals

1228 Potters Ln
Kintnersville

Brad Bagel

Drexel Hill

CAMP BOW WOW

231 BAKERS BASIN RD

Camp Bow wow

301 Ruthar Dr

Canine Academy

377 W Lincoln Hwy
Langhorne

Canine Creature Comforts

286 Lancaster Ave
Malvern

Canine Safety

266 Mill Road
Quakertown

Companion Pet Hospital

1524 S 5th St
Philadelphia

CUBBY'S CANINE CASTLE

1265 DEKALB PIKE
Blue Bell

David Cugno's Canine Center

385 South Gulph Rd
King Of Prussia

Dawg Day Afternoon

1571 Horseshoe Pike
Glenmoore

Dog Guard of Southeastern PA

1601 Broad Street
Perkasie

Doggies In The Ruff

Philadelphia

DOWNINGTOWN ANIMAL HOSPITAL

5033 HORSESHOE PIKE
Downingtown

Four Paws Doggie Day Care

890 W Bridge St
Morrisville

Foxfield Veterinary Services

389 W Uwchlan Ave
Downingtown

FRENCH CREEK VETERINARY HOSPITAL

1424 RIDGE RD
Pottstown

Furkids R' Us

221 Hunter Way
Chalfont

Gloria Pinsker In-Home Dog Training

119 BROWNSTONE LN
Horsham

Gray Wolf Dog Training

418 S. Otter Branch Dr.

Holiday House Pet Resort

380 N Shady Retreat Rd
Doylestown

Indian Valley Animal Hospital

749 A Rte 113
Souderton

Invisible Fence by StayDog

21 Plank Ave
Paoli

JB Dog Handling and Training

1026 Fairhill Rd
Sellersville

Joyful Acres

15 Williams Road

K9Jym

252 Bethlehem Pike
Colmar

Limerick Veterinary Hospital

345 W Ridge Pike
Royersford

Lisa's Home Pet Care

88 Aspen Way
Schwenksville

Lucie's Barkingham Palace

2463 Yellow Springs Rd
Malvern

Mill Pond Veterinary Clinic & Kennel

2255 MILL POND RD
Quakertown

Molasses Creek Dog Training, LLC

1870 Rosenberger Road
Quakertown

My Fairy Dogmother LLC

Merchantville Area

My Pet's Teacher

Huntingdon Valley

Opportunity Barks Behavior & Training

2501 Wharton St
Philadelphia

PERFECT POOCH LLC

200 King Manor Dr
King Of Prussia

Pet Smart

215 Rte 73 N

PETCO

3300 ARAMINGO AVE
Philadelphia

PetSmart

800 Hatton Dr
Glen Mills

PetSmart

170 Marketplace Blvd

Playtime Doggie Daycare

62 Albe Dr Ste E

Poochies Place

341 w girard ave
Philadelphia

Positive Paws Pet Services, LLC

4118 Daisy Lane
Plymouth Meeting

POSITIVE POOCH

220 BALLIGOMINGO RD
Conshohocken

Preppy Pet of Warminster

605 Norristown Rd
Warminster

Richboro Ritz Pet Resort

636 Almshouse Rd
Warminster

RUNAWAY FARM PET HOSPITAL

1002 Runaway Drive
Pennsburg

Seizuredog.com

P.O. Box 7

SIMONS SAYS DOG TRAINING

333 N Evans St
Pottstown

Sitters4Critters LLC

1461 Bristol Pike
Morrisville

SJ K9 Solutions

136 North Ave

SouthPaw Dog Care LLC

712 Cedar Hill Road
Ambler

SunDance Acres

918 Callowhill Road
Perkasie

Telford Veterinary Hospital

78 Souderton Hatfield Pike

The Cottage Small Dog Daycare

3 Woodland Drive
Glen Mills

The Proper Pup

56 Skoures Lane
Newtown

THE URBAN HOUND

55 W. 4th Ave.
Collegeville

Valley Veterinary Hospital

710 Main St
Phoenixville

Wagsworth Manor Pet Resort

27 Spring Mill Dr
Malvern

What A Good Dog Inc

295 Three Tun Rd
Frazer
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