A satisfied client and ‘veteran’ of several other dog trainers
We have a Chocolate Lab, that we purchased when she was 4 months old. She was an adorable, rambunctious puppy. We signed her up for puppy classes at Petsmart. After finishing the class, we saw little change. We signed her up again, hoping that his time, she might “get it”. No such luck. I searched Craigs list for a trainer. I found one, that was cheap, and they came out to my home. One hour visit, and one phone call to check in, after the fact – and that was it! You get what you pay for. My dog was worse now than before.
She was resentful when I used the tactics from the trainer, (which I found a bit cruel) and her misbehaving was at an all time high. She was eating my wood fence, had eaten 3 trees down beyond a stump, had chewed through my air conditioner wires, had eaten a patio chair, the list goes on and on. I tried Craigs list again. That is when I found Ty! He was a little more than I wanted to spend, but I decided that my dog was worth the investment to me, and like I said before….. you get what you pay for. Ty came to my home for three sessions of 2 hours each.
He was friendly to my dog, and to my family. He involved all of us in the training process, so that our dog could be part of the family. As he would try a new technique with our dog, he would explain to us the method behind the training, and why he thought it would be effective for her. His style was not “cookie cutter”, one size fits all. His training was very specific to my dogs personal needs. He gave us “homework” to work on until our next session, and at any time, we could call for help. The results we saw were amazing!
A dog that once pulled us down the street, would now walk by our side. A dog that jumped up on everyone, now sat waiting to be pet. She still has “moments”, that we are working through……but when those moments arrive, we know that Ty is just a phone call or email away! We highly recommend Ty to anyone!
The Hartley Family