Trainer Profile
APDT Member Since 2011

dOgBEDIENCE

 
I am a former Police K9 Handler & Retired, 31 yr Federal Law Enforcement Officer. I train using Positive Reinforcement and will teach you to handle your dog in all situations, to communicate more effectively, and to solve problems. House Manners-Behavioral Modification-Expert Obedience. United States Police Canine Association-Certified March 1998.
 
Certifications:
 
Designations: BA
 
Job Title: Owner/Trainer
 
Training Equipment: Treats. Treat pouch. Leather and nylon leads. Tug toys. Agility equipment. Cones. Clicker (if necessary).
 
Training Philosophy: Positive reinforcement. Setting dogs and their owners up for successful challenges, and helping them to get there. Teaching owners to communicate more effectively with their dogs by creating a benevolent and rewarding relationship.
 
Locations Served: I always conduct an initial, 2 hour, in-home training visit (with evaluation) in Fairfax County, N. Arlington & Eastern Loudoun counties of Virginia. Follow-up training (if needed) is conducted at various public venues in the Reston, VA area to include: obedience location, behavior modification programs at the Reston Town Center, and residential (dog walker frequented) neighborhoods in Reston, & at the Reston Dog Park.
 
I specialize in relieving anxiety/aggression issues, reactivity & problem solving for families. I'm a Dog Park behavior specialist. I offer dog walking services to my clients and overnight pet sitting as well. Bonded and insured. Please check us out on Facebook.com/dogbedience
Services Offered
Aggression
Agility
AKC Canine Partner
AKC Obedience
Assistance Service Dog
Behavioral Consultation
CGC Training
Clicker Training
Fun Games
In-Home Training
Nose Work
Private Lessons
Private Training