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**What's ALL the bark about...testimonials!**
Hi Kellie - first a big thank you for all your training help The first two classes were rough, but you patiently and consistently caught errors that I didn’t even know I was making - things started to click at the third session - so much so that a day or so after the third class, Bruno sat while someone - accompanied by their dog - jogged by about 5’ from us - Bruno just sat there looking with alert interest at them- before this would have had my arm pulled out of its socket. This behavior has continued with similar meetings during walks in our neighborhood - and has also led to good meetings between dogs, only one or two others at time, at the local dog park. These things happened just before Christmas - what a nice present. I never expected such a fast turn around - in fact wasn’t sure there could be a turn-around.
I’m very much interested in taking your Outdoor Adventure class - but will wait til September for that, unless you have another one later in the year than April. Do they take place in the Fredericksburg area? Assume they are a daytime class? Joy
My dog was being reactive and I was getting frustrated. I started to look for trainers, and the first one I emailed emailed me back and multiple times referred to my "dogs" throughout the response, if they didn't take the time to read my email carefully enough to know I only had one dog, how could I trust them? Kelli came recommended. I got a great impression from the first email back. She asks questions about the problems you are having with your dog, (when did it start, what situations does it occur in, what is your reaction when it happens, etc.). For my situation she recommended the Effective Pack Leader package. She comes to you and works with you and your dog. She is training you how to train your dog. She cares about your dog, and your progression.
She sends emails to check up between sessions, and makes it clear she is available via phone or email for any questions. She was great to work with and I am very happy with my experience.
Thanks so much for teaching the training class I took with Cooper!
When we started, I didn't "speak dog". I took the class to train me, more than I took the class to train Cooper. With your enthusiasm, kindness, and consistency, both Cooper and I passed the AKC Good Citizenship Class! And I gained the confidence to walk Cooper and his dog sister safely in crowded public areas. Our lives moving forward will be much more fulfilling and much more fun.
I know it was not an easy task for you to get us where we are. Your patience and experience made that happen. You listened, and had positive advice whenever I came to you with an issue. I especially like your hands on approach to training.
You expanded our horizons. We surely wouldn't be where we are today without you! I will enthusiastically recommend your services to others, and plan to take another class with you.