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Puppy Play Biting

Trainer: Elissa Carreras

My session with Elissa last month was INCREDIBLE and solved so many of our problems with Riggins immediately. No more barking in his crate (or barking for attention) and no more play biting. Not to mention that all the games/exercises that she taught us (and left us with the handouts for) have been extremely helpful and he now is great on the leash, comes when called and DEFINITELY knows his name. I took him home for Thanksgiving and my whole family couldn't believe how well-trained he was for a 15 week old puppy. I'm so looking forward to our future sessions as he's becoming such a great dog thanks to Elissa's help.

- Hannah and Riggins, Cambridge, Ma

Raising a New Puppy

Trainer: Elissa Carreras

Your visit was awesome and we all learned so much!  You are so good at your job.  Both Joe and I are eager for your next visit!

- Jodi, Joe and Abby, Somerville, Ma

Puppy Class Participant Feedback

Trainer: Elissa Carreras

"Elissa was so patient and willing to listen to our 'New Parent' concerns. She was very good with ALL the puppies."

"I loved Elissa's enthusiasm. She does a great job using all the dogs to demonstrate exercises and not singling any one out. Loved the personalized Q&A sessions."

"Elissa has a great energy and pacing to her classes. Love the answering of participant questions."

"Elissa gave lots of extra tidbits that were helpful and was always willing to answer any questions."

- Zen Dog Puppy Kindergarten Participants, Charlestown, Ma

Puppy Class Update

Trainer: Elissa Carreras

Wanted to give you an update on Hudson! He is getting big, and is now officially 6 months, AND potty trained! YES! He is the best! Thank you for giving us all the building blocks!

- Kat, Zack and Hudson, Puppy Class, Charlestown, Ma

New Puppy Training

Trainer: Elissa Carreras

We had a great time with Elissa today-- we had almost as much fun as Annabelle and learned lots of great tips and tricks to keep her a happy puppy! THANK YOU!

- Emily, Dan and Annabelle - Fenway Area, Boston, Ma

Socializing an Adult Dog

Trainer: Elissa Carreras

I asked Elissa to help me train my 2 year old American terrier, focusing on the recall command and on channeling her energy appropriately during play time with other dogs. Patience and enthusiasm come to mind when I see Elissa working with dogs. My dog is becoming able to play more calmly and to obey my commands while in action. I highly recommend Elissa as a dog trainer. She is a wonderful person to work with and she helped me build a more trustful relationship with my dog.

- Elysabeth and Molly Arlington, Ma

Puppy Class Follow-up

Trainer: Elissa Carreras

Having Elissa to the house for an in-home training session after finishing puppy class was a great reminder for how to set the rules for a happy puppy and happy house! Thank you!
Loren/ Josie, Waban, Ma