Comments from happy families:
"Jo had the perfect approach for our family dog. She trained our dog, Lilly, with positive reinforcement, focusing on the skills and behavior that allow a dog to be safe and a pleasure for the family. With Jo’s training and coaching, our puppy learned to sit, lay down, wait, and ring a bell to go out and is learning to come to us on command. She does not jump on guests to our home and is perfectly housebroken. Jo has helped us to shape a wonderful, well-behaved pet for our family!"
~Larry and Carrie (& "Lilly"), Dracut, MA”
"Bobbi-Jo is an extremely dedicated trainer. She's always willing to answer any questions about dog handling. Highly recommend!!”
~Nikki Marchand (Owner of Nikki's Pet Care)
Excerpt from a Letter of Recommendation:
"Chance and I began training with Bobbi-Jo about two months after adoption. After some discussion of Chanceʼs progress, we decided to go back to Pack Leader ground work.
Within days of starting this training, we noticed a difference in Chance. He was more apt to listen when in a distracting situation, he responded when we told him to leave it, his
sits, stays and downs are becoming more consistent and we are noticing a much happier dog. Bobbi-Jo is readily available, willing to make house calls and dedicated to make sure that she helps the family in any way she can with their pups. Bobbi-Jo returns calls and emails promptly with effective information I can put to immediate use"
~Jocelyn Richards (& Chance), Hookset, NH
Update from Jaxon's Dad
WHOO HOO! I just got an update from Jaxon's dad and here's what he had to say:
"I am so impressed with what you were able to do with Jaxson in one week.
I can see his improved PERSONALITY. He listens better and is more calm, especially at night. No more barking @ midnight. I put him on leash, we walk out, he does his duty, I softly say "lets go" and he immediately goes back inside. I am still on vacation this week, so able to keep the routine, I know how important it is for repetition to continue your hard work. I have been walking him twice a day, left turns still need work, but no major pulling,...even when the other dogs bark at him...he moves a little toward them and a soft no, little pull, and he gets right back in line. Jaxson has only done 20 mins in place...I will try when kids are doing something else. I have been using Place as a good way to have a relaxing dinner for us and it works well until we are done. MY personality with him has also improved...No YELLING...Instead, pause, 2nd soft command, and he's responding !"