Trainer Profile
APDT Member Since 2013

Heart n' Hand

 
Group and private lessons for companion dogs (puppy and obedience) are available. More advanced, specialized training offerings are available for anyone wanting to improve their loose leash walking skills, or are wanting to do fun things with their dogs that require impulse control and focused attention on the handler., such as agility, field, tricks, and therapy dog visits.
 
Certifications: CPDT-KA
 
Job Title: Owner
 
Training Philosophy: A gentle approach based on respect is used, as the dog often has more to teach us, then we do them. Positive reinforcement training is used, with a focus on building and strengthening the relationship between the owner and the dog.
 
Locations Served: Group classes and limited private lessons are available at Sit n' Stay Pet Services in Orchard Park, N.Y. and Premier Dog Sports and Event Center in Lancaster, N.Y. Contact trainer for information on areas served for private lessons in the home.
 
CPDT-KA certified trainer, AKC Canine Good Citizen (CGC) Evaluator, AKC Temperament Evaluator, Hunting and Retriever Club (HRC) member, APDT member, Hamburg All Breed Obedience Club (HABOC) member. Have trained and titled own dogs in agility, field and tricks. Actively visiting facilities with a personally trained registered therapy dog.
Services Offered
Agility
Behavioral Consultation
CGC Training
Group Training
In-Home Training
Private Lessons