I was nervous to book a dog walker for the first time ever, but Marie has been great with my rambunctious 5 month old pup! He is in training to build up his confidence to go on walks again, and Marie has been very supportive by doing daily check ins and training with him in the meantime. She is responsive, shows up at a consistent time each day, and her reports back are detailed. Thanks ...
Marie does a wonderful job with our two dogs! We have two active dogs and one dog can be a bit finicky. They both love Marie and we completely trust her to give them exercise, food, and medicine.
Marie has been our savior with guidance on overall manners, faith and patience. With regard to specifics: working with rewards – treats and praise – to conquer basic commands such as sit, stay, wait and come; walking at the “heel” position on the leash and not pulling (this was a big one); establishing rituals for activities to curb boredom which can sometimes lead to unwanted behaviors. We even went on a few of the initial walks with ...
I Speak Dog! The Happy Dog Trainer
My dog Wiggles changed my life - everything good that I have now is because of him. He came to me as a stressed, reactive being who needed understanding to let his best side come out. Its been a journey, but I dedicated myself to learning the best way to communicate with him in order to understand his needs and he is a superstar now! I'll take all the education and skills that I've developed over ...
What Marie would like to know about your dog
I'll have some basic questions: how is your dog with other dogs, does your dog have any food allergies / is s/he allowed to have training treats, where does your dog like to walk, --- I love to hear all about a dog so there is no information that is too silly to tell me