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"We have an 8ish year old lab mix named
that we adopted a little over 2 years ago.
nipped at our A/C repair man when" he visited our house a few months ago. Although
was generally a good dog, even one instance of nipping/biting behavior was unacceptable and we wanted to address it. We called
and he said he could help us. When we described the situation, he said that
was overly protective of me, and she needed to learn that she didn't need to protect me.
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.
responded well to
, and with
's guidance we have definitely changed the dynamics. I don't believe we would have the same problem today with the nipping.
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
trained
, 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
one or two things that
didn't teach us -- if I can post a picture of
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
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
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
more. We're planning a couple more sessions with
, and we'll have those out in a public park.
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
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
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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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.
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Anytime I can’t find anything they always help me. The service and the grooming is great. They always went out of their way to give me coupons and deals when I came in also. The groomers were always very flexible and would let me leave the dogs with them for a few hours if I had other appointments and it wouldn’t cost me any extra.
- Dana S.
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We chose
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as our trainer and couldn't be happier with that decision. In the 3 private sessions we've had thus far, we are already seeing amazing results. Our dogs are more responsive, and are quickly learning to
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our voice commands. We had previously gone through a basics course with another trainer which I think helped our dogs excel and adapt to this training well.

I was not sure I was going to like the use of an e-collar, but
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let us feel it on ourselves prior to making any decisions about signing up, so we knew what the dogs would experience. Our dogs are learning place, heel, come on command from a distance, waiting for their release word, and we are becoming more comfortable and confident with the training. Our dogs are getting ready to transition into group classes, which is a big step. I have no doubt with the private sessions we had with
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and the continued training we do at home, that our dogs will be ready to go anywhere with us.

I would recommend this training to anyone who wants to have a well trained canine, big or small. It's reassuring to know that we have control over our dogs in the event that we encounter someone who has an untrained pet. It's also allowing us the freedom to take our dogs more places with us and include them in family activities outside of the house.
- Jen P.

Dog Trainers in Elk Grove Village, IL

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A CLOSER BOND DOG TRAINING SCHOOL

842 W NORTHWEST HWY
Palatine

A&J handyman services

2032 s ingleside
Chicago

Alden's Kennels Inc

6810 Barnard Mill Rd
Ringwood

Alex Brooks Canine Center

454 S Lyman Ave
Des Plaines

All Fur One Grooming & Training

8374 Archer Ave
Willow Springs

ALL4K9 Cuts and COlors

212 W. Main
Cary

ALL4K9 Cuts and Colors

212 W. Main st.
Cary

Animal Affinity

Rogers Park
Chicago

ANIMAL HOSPITAL OF STREAMWOOD

904 E IRVING PARK RD
Streamwood

ANTI-CRUELTY SOCIETY

157 W GRAND AVE
Chicago

Arabian Knights Farms

6526 Clarendon Hills Rd
Clarendon Hills

Arlington Dog House

213 S Arlington Heights Rd
Arlington Heights

Arlington Park Veterinary Hospital

2105 Hicks Rd
Rolling Meadows

Autumn Green Animal Hospital

39 W 124 Keslinger Rd
Geneva

Bark Avenue Daycamp

1540 Hecht Rd
Bartlett

Bark Busters Home Dog Training

7519 N Bell Ave
Chicago

Bark Busters Home Dog Training

220 Thompson Blvd
Buffalo Grove

Bark Busters Home Dog Training

212 Kenilworth Dr
Bolingbrook

Bark Busters Home Dog Training

22947 Weinhold Dr
Plainfield

Bark Busters Home Dog Training

39W117 Bartelt Rd
Geneva

Bark Busters Home Dog Training

351 Ripley Ct
Naperville

Bark Busters Home Dog Training

608 Burdick St
Libertyville

Bark Busters Home Dog Training

9935 Constitution Ct
Orland Park

Bark Busters Home Dog Training

970 Woodhill Dr
Carol Stream

Bark N Town

27607 W Brandenburg Rd
Ingleside

Bark University, Inc.

1414 Armour Blvd. Ste D
Mundelein

Baxter and Beasley

313 W Colfax
Palatine

Bed and Bones Dog Sitting

1009 Bayhill Avenue
Naperville

BIG SKY DOG TRAINING

9011 KILDARE AVE
Skokie

BLAIR CANINE CARE

2414 W POLK ST
Chicago

BLITZEN CANINE ACADEMY INC

8913 W DRALLE RD
Frankfort

Bow Wow Playground

400 W. St. Charles Road
Lombard

Broadview Animal Hospital

2128 S 17TH AVE
Broadview

CAMP BOW WOW

6046 ROOSEVELT RD
Oak Park

CARRIAGE HILL KENNELS

2218 WAUKEGAN RD
Glenview

Central Bark Doggy Daycare

3358 N Pulaski
Chicago

COLLINS CANINE

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Chicago

Country Comfort Boarding and Grooming

3215 Cannonball Trail
Yorkville

CREATIVE PAWS INC

Des Plaines

DANADA VETERINARY HOSPITAL

10 West Loop Road
Wheaton

Debbie's Customized Staffing Inc

4117 W 47th St
Chicago

DePAW University, Canine Campus

100 S Glengarry Dr.
Geneva

Dog Play Day Care

301 West Central Road
Mount Prospect

Dog Training Now

317 S. Roselle Road
Schaumburg

DOG WASH EXPRESS & Spa

750 S ILLINOIS RTE 21
Gurnee

DOGGIE DEPOT INC

635 ROGERS ST
Downers Grove

Doggie Playhouse

1960 N Rand Rd
Palatine

DoGone Fun!

1717 S. State Street
Chicago

DOWNER GROVE ANIMAL HOSPITAL

635 N OGDEN AVE
Downers Grove

Dynamic Dogs Training & Behavior Inc

2343 N Elston Ave
Chicago

For Your K9, Inc.

1975 Cornell Ave
Melrose Park

Fuzzy Dog

3927 N Elston Ave
Chicago

FYDOLAND

11221 Dundee Road
Huntley

FYDOLAND

11221 Dundee Road
Huntley

Gorham Home Repair Inc

6815 Foxworth Ln
Gurnee

Happy Tails Ranch Inc

4319 Roberts Road
Island Lake

Haus Von Brader

908 W Jackson Ave
Naperville

HEARTLAND ANIMAL SHELTER

2975 MILWAUKEE AVE
Northbrook

Hendon Group Inc

165 Robincrest Ln
Lindenhurst

Hinsdale Humane Society

22 N Elm St
Hinsdale

Holly's Happy Hounds

8228 Rosemere Court
Willow Springs

IL Cane Dolce now DeAngelo's Doggies

4108 N Southport
Chicago

INVISIBLE FENCE OF CHICAGOLAND

5401 Patton Dr
Lisle

J.W Smart Shop

209 E. 90 th st
Chicago

Kim's Dog Coaching Ltd

5943 N Broadway St
Chicago

King's Kennels

238 Saunders Road
Riverwoods

Kite dog training

Located In the comfort of your home
Chicago

KnowPlace Pets - Stay & Play, Inc.

8601 A Pyott Road
Lake In The Hills

Lincoln Park Dog & Cat Clinic Inc.

2665 N Lincoln Ave
Chicago

MARCH ANIMAL HOSPITAL

1000 E CENTRAL RD
Arlington Heights

Oakview Pet Resort

27645 W Case Rd
Wauconda

Paradise 4 Paws - Chicago Midway

5262 S Kolmar Ave
Chicago

Paradise 4 Paws - Chicago O'Hare

10516 United Pkwy
Schiller Park

Paradise 4 Paws DFW

10509 United Parkway
Schiller Park

Paws In Paradise

5108 Thatcher Rd
Downers Grove

PAWSITIVELY HEAVEN PET RESORT

10051 KITTY AVE
Chicago Ridge

Petco Animal Supplies Inc

60 E Golf Rd
Schaumburg

PetSmart

500 Broadview Village Sqr
Broadview

PetSmart

2221 Oakton Ave
Evanston

PetSmart - Crystal Lake

4465 US Hwy 14
Crystal Lake

PetSmart - Schaumburg

140 N Barrington Rd
Schaumburg

PetSmart Gurnee

6405 Grand Ave
Gurnee

PetSmart Lincoln Park Illinois

2665 N Elston Ave
Chicago

PetSmart Orland Hills

9277 W 159th St
Tinley Park

PetSmart Store Geneva

1512 S Randall Rd
Geneva

PetSmart Store Support Group Inc

2775 Plainfield Rd
Joliet

PETUTOPIA

5535 N CHRISTIANA AVE
Chicago

PLAYFUL PAWS

680 N MILWAUKEE AVE
Prospect Heights

Prospect Periodontal & Implant Center

601 West Central
Mount Prospect

Rex's Place

2120 Ashland Ave
Evanston

ROBIN'S DOG STARS

202 CIRCUIT CT
Lake Villa

Root Dog Training

122 Washington Ave
Highwood

Roselle Animal Hospital

25W571 Lake St
Roselle

Sanzone School of Dog Training

813 W. Cermak
Chicago

Scales -n- Tails

972 West Ct.
Naperville

SEE SPOT RUN

2756 W FULTON
Chicago

Seizuredog.com

P.O. Box 7

SHAG BARK PET RETREAT & SPA

21685 W GRASS LAKE RD
Antioch

SHEAR PARADISE PET SALON & SPA

400 N Seymour Ave
Mundelein

Shorewood Retrievers

30507 S Klemme Rd
Beecher

Sit Means Sit Dog Training

3266 n Elstoen
Chicago

SmartK9

4934 W. Belmont
Chicago

SOGGY PAWS

1148 W LELAND AVE
Chicago

Soggy Paws Inc

2526 W Armitage Ave
Chicago

SOUTHPAW PET GROOMING

1011 Lunt Ave
Schaumburg

Springbrook Animal Care Center

2759 Forgue Drive
Naperville

Starbarks Dog

220 N Main St
Algonquin

Stone City Kennel Club

PO Box 381
New Lenox

Tail Gate

830 N Addison Ave
Elmhurst

Tailchasers Inc

PO Box 473
Arlington Heights

THE DOG SPOT

909 OGDEN AVE
Downers Grove

THE DOGMAN

2213 N 72ND CT
Elmwood Park

The Dogwaggin

1400 S Main St
Algonquin

The Enchanted Cat

PO Box 636
Richmond

TOP NOTCH KENNELS

2175 COLLINS RD
Oswego

TRACY'S DOGGONE FARM

39680 KILBOURNE RD
Wadsworth

Urban Pooch Inc

4501 N Ravenswood Ave
Chicago

WHEATON ANIMAL HOSPITAL

266 ROOSEVELT RD
Glen Ellyn

WIGGLY TAILS

1915 HOLSTE RD
Northbrook

Wild'e Tomcat & Pooch Center

401 E North Ave, Unit 11
Villa Park

Your Guardian Angel Pet Sitting

2720 n pine st
Waukegan

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