Testimonials

Positive Reinforcement training made a big difference

Trainer : Gordon Fontaine

We had a great experience with Gordon’s puppy class in Arlington! He’s so knowledgeable and patient, and he balances the class so that the puppies get to practice their training, but also get to play and socialize while Gordon watches. The socialization...

Puppy Class with Neil

Trainer : Neil Simmons

If I could give 6 stars I would. My wife and I just completed the 6 session puppy class with Neil and it was fantastic. The main draw for the classes is the socialization with other young pups, but we still learned plenty from Neil that wasn’t covered in our one...

In Home Training

Trainer : Neil Simmons

We worked with Neil from Zen Dog Training and cannot say enough good things about him!! He’s come over to our house for two 90-minute training sessions over the past couple months and has worked wonders with our rescue dog. All the training tips he’s given...

Separation Anxiety

Trainer : Neil Simmons

Neil has been a fantastic help! Our dog was having separation anxiety when we would leave the house which was leading to accidents. She would have these accidents even if we left for just a few minutes! Thanks to Neil and the plan he helped implement, our dog is now...

Excessive Jumping and Nipping — Baby on the way!

Excessive Jumping and Nipping — Baby on the way!

Trainer : Gordon Fontaine

Gordon just left our house after an amazing evaluation and training session for our dog, Leo. First off, his service area doesn’t include the town that we live in so we were extremely grateful when he said he would come out to us. I’m 39 weeks pregnant and...

Puppy Play Biting

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...

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...

Solving Behavior Problems

Trainer : Gordon Fontaine

I know you said that there isn’t a silver bullet for this type of behavioral problem, but four days after your visit, Ernie actually listens to us when we tell him to stop! Thank you for taking the time to understand his unique personality. It’s so...