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knows dogs and dog behavior. She knows the best method for you and your dog to learn how to live happily" together. And, during these three experiences, I learned that in addition to training the dog,
was training me the whole time (without me realizing it).
was exceptional at interacting with my dogs' different personalities and helping them learn appropriate behavior in a way that was fun and challenging for them. I have not yet found an issue that
was not able to address and correct. Her methods are easy to implement and the result is an obedient dog that retains their beautiful personality. Because of
's involvement with my dogs, I have been blessed with three amazing animals that are fun to hang out with, take out in public, and introduce them to new experiences.

-Lara D.

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to do basic obedience training for our puppy. We have been using him for 4 months so far and have been pleased with the progress" he has made. He comes to our home each week at the appointed time for a 30 minute session. We chose to purchase the lifetime package, which means we can call him anytime in the future for additional training at not extra cost.

-MATT W.

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and staff were knowledgable and professional. Their extensive dog training through the years is a benefit to anyone that uses their services. I can't say enough about how much they have helped my dog and I. Would highly recommend
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to anyone that wants a well behaved dog.
- Jenny H.
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and his team are simply amazing. They know this business very well and do a great job with the dogs and owners. We could not have asked for a better experience.
- SUSAN K.
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It was hard but good.
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modeled how to communicate with our corgi and our dog became much better behaved and that helped the whole family.
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is sort of like a family therapist and looks at how each individual contributes to the problems. He was very directive and we needed that because were trying various strategies that we had gotten from Petsmart classes and from the internet and the situation was just escalating!
- Catherine B.
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I put my young black lab
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in for training October 25, 2014, I picked her up on November 10, 2014.
On my intake form I wrote the specific problems I was having with
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(counter surfing, severe separation anxiety), which I presumed would be addressed, based on the description offered by
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above.
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was the trainer who provided me the orientation at pickup. I was not impressed with what
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had learned, not
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's unprofessional manner.
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appeared extremely lethargic and though responsive to
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's instructions, she was slow to react, and he had to tell her "no" multiple times to get her to lie down or stay. Mind you, this was in an interior room, with no windows and no distractions, after more than 14 days of "intensive training". As
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and I were leaving,
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told me that "the xanax should wear off in a day or so." I did not think that was appropriate.
After I took
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home and went through the exercises with her, my dissatisfaction with the training provided intensified. I contacted
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, via Angies List, immediately. I requested a meeting with him. My request for this meeting was so that he could go through
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's lessons with her and tell me if what she knew is all she should know from his program.
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responded promptly, and I met with him and his head trainer,
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the following day. I was informed that
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's "joke" was just that, and that what
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had learned was as they expected.
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went through some exercised with
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and she responded better with him than with
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, but her reactions were delayed and he also had to correct her multiple times.
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told me
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is stubborn.
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offered to take
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back into board & training for more work, but based on
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's lethargy when I retrieved her and
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's "joke" I did not feel comfortable leaving her there.
I worked with
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multiple times/day, and had many weekly follow-up classes with
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. Each time, he commented that I shouldn't have to say "no" to her so much, and that she was a very stubborn labrador. I regularly asked what to do about the behavior I didn't like (stealing food from my childrens' hands, severe separation anxiety) and was given generalized ideas (keep in down stay --
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wouldn't do that) . Nothing specific to address my major issues with her behavior.
Eventually I had to make the difficult decision to find
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a new home- her uncorrected behavior was putting my children's lives at risk. Specifically,
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had to go everywhere with use because she'd freak out and tear at her crate trying to get at me. Then, when we arrived at our destination, I had to physically restrain
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while my 5yo twins exited the car without me so she wouldn't bolt out. This put my children at risk- them out of the car and me in the car.
I wrote via Angies List to
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before I placed
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in a rescue group, asking for a refund. This was 1/1/15.
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responded 1/6 that I should contact
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at the Garland office regarding my problems.
I emailed
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via their website, and didn't get a response.
I surrendered
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to rescue 1/16/15 and wrote to
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via Angies' List requesting a refund again.
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responded with
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's email address.
Today (1/26) I rec'd this email from
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Hi
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, We are sorry that things did not work out with
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. We do not issue refunds for training. We guarantee the dog will know the basic obedience commands on leash. We have extended free lessons to the rescue that took
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in. While she stayed with us for a few days, we worked her. She did all the commands very well and played in the day care with no problems with other dogs. Sincerely,
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I do not believe
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trained my dog as advertised, and am unable to get a refund. I will not recommend
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- Kristen H.
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talk about Terrible customer service. If they treat people that way I would hate to see how they are in class training you and your dog! If you don't want to talk to people, post your class info on line and your prices.
- April C.
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Within a few weeks we have been able reach goals and find success training our boxer puppy with
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's help. He has been extremely helpful and direct about his goals. We are seeing great results from such a short time working with him. He definitely is very educated on what works and what does not. What we have learned is that consistency is the key and after that, it all falls into place. We would absolutely recommend his services and talents to anyone who is in need of a little help... We are definitely glad that we have crossed paths with him. He has changed our lives for sure!!!!
- Alice R.
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Wonderful experience for both me and dog. Course objectives were met.
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and staff are professionals with vast knowledge and experience of dog behavior. I am 100% satisfied. I will recommend
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to my friends.
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facility is large, clean, and well maintained.
Class involved 8 sessions with home exercises and practice each week. Individual assistance is provided if needed. I've used four other obedience training providers over the years and
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is by far the best. They are committed to positive outcomes for the dog.
- Toby S.
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We picked up a sad 2-year old dog from the shelter and introduced him to our small pack at home. He had been a stray and was exhibiting dominant actions against our other dogs and picking a few fights. We called
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to come out to our house and work with us and him.
We are about an hour north of
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, but she had no qualms about driving out to our house. She explained her techniques and what she wanted to attain, while also explaining why our new dog was doing the things he was doing. Within the span of an hour she had him dramatically calmer and more responsive to our requests. She also did a wonderful job of correcting some of our bad habits which served only to confuse or exacerbate the issues.
Three months later, we have elected to send Ranger to "camp" at the
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facility. He will spend a couple of weeks there, working directly with
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to learn voice and hand commands and, hopefully, how to interact nicely with strange dogs. We have checked in on him a few times and are highly pleased with his progress.
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's training is
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to the work performed by
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and other natural approaches. She doesn't use treats or violence to obtain results and we love this about her!
- Jon T.

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5th Avenue Fido

20634 Route 19
Cranberry Township

a Gray Day Training

2189 Lovi Rd
Freedom

Aunt Penny's Pet Sitting LLC

119 Aquillin Ct
Irwin

CAMP BOW WOW

710 TRUMBULL DR
Pittsburgh

CAMP BOW WOW

971 KILLARNEY DR.
Pittsburgh

Camp Bow Wow

1325 Washington Blvd
Pittsburgh

Camp Bow Wow and Bow Wow Behavior Buddies

2327 Babcock Blvd
Pittsburgh

Dog Training by Dawn

440 Clay Pike
Irwin

Doglogic Doggie daycare

1450 Saw Mill Run Blvd
Pittsburgh

DOGWATCH OF GREATER PGH

1263 Lake Vue Dr
Butler

Eljay's PerFECT-A-Pooch

1023 Herman Rd
Butler

Four Paws Inn Valley Vue

3234 Burtner Road
Natrona Heights

Invisible Fence of Pittsburgh

1654 Business Route 66
Greensburg

Judith Levy – Wellness for Pets

PO Box 8158
Pittsburgh

K9 Angels Dog Training

102 Old Gate Rd
Trafford

Learning to Lead Dog Training

343 White School Rd
Greensburg

LUCKY DOG TRAINING CENTER

1600 PET PLACE
Pittsburgh

LUCKY PAWS

2273 LOVI RD
Freedom

MISTY PINES DOG PARK CO

2523 WEXFORD BAYNE RD.
Sewickley

MOON VETERINARY HOSPITAL

991 Brodhead Rd
Coraopolis

MR O'S THE DOG TRAINING PLACE

PO Box 2642
New Kensington

PAMPERED PET PALACE

409 W Overton Rd
Scottdale

Pawfectionate Pups

7123 Idlewild street
Pittsburgh

Petco - Butler

760 Butler Crossings
Butler

PetSmart Monaca Pennsylvania

115 Wagner Rd
Monaca

PetSmart Store - Monroeville

3739 William Penn Hwy
Monroeville

PITTSBURGH PET FENCE, LLC

748 Scrubgrass Rd
Pittsburgh

Rainbow Veterinary Hospital

129 State Rte 168
Darlington

RIPPLING RUN KENNEL & CATTERY

2457 ROCHESTER RD
Sewickley

South Hills Pet Resort

15 Old Route 88
South Park

The Dog Stop

1140 Washington Blvd
Pittsburgh

Urban Dog Doggy Day Care & Day Spa

5601 Butler St
Pittsburgh

Walkers Pet Hotail

4603 William Penn Hwy
Murrysville

WESTERN PENNSYLVANIA HUMANE SOCIETY

1101 WESTERN AVE
Pittsburgh
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