This is going to sound trite but is absolutely true. Merle is a top dog person par excellence! She has had dogs most of her adult life and has worked with trainers and gentle touch techniques when required for her dogs. She is the godmother of one of my two dogs and instrumental in helping me with training referrals when I needed help. She is strong, patient, assertive and most important, is the ALAPHA, necessary ...
Calm, loving, safe leader for dogs
I have raised many types of dogs for many decades with great attention to a positive and grounded experience for them through care, attention, love and safe presence with attention to fun activity and chilling out as an important part of every day.
I love dogs. Dogs love me. My stable, centered personality gets dogs attention and I am able to get their cooperation for whatever we have to do together.
I'm smart about assessing ...
What Merle would like to know about your dog
I need to know what your dog reacts to in their environment, both positive and negative reactions. I need to know about their ability to walk on a leash. I need to know if they have good recall. I need to know your rules that you would like followed and reinforced.