Testimonials

Puppy Kindergarten

Puppy Kindergarten

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We took our puppy to class at Durty Harry’s in Charlestown with Nayiri.  She’s the best!  Not only is Nayiri very knowledgeable and knows how to run a class, she is super friendly and fun to be around.  We (parents + pup) learned a lot at puppy class and...

New Puppy Training

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My partner surprised me with our puppy Kona for my birthday… which was great because I always wanted a puppy but not so great because I wasn’t prepared for the amount a work it would take to train her!  Playbiting, jumping, pulling on the leash,...

New Puppy Training

New Puppy Training

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In one word: Awesome! Nayiri is extremely knowledgable of all things puppies/dogs and did a great job going over the fundamentals: potty training, leash walking, “sit”/”down”/”stay”/”leave it” and much more! The handouts...

Veterinarian Recommended

Trainer : Gordon Fontaine

I am writing to describe the services of the wonderful Zen Dog Trainer, Nayiri Krikorian, who came highly recommended by my veterinarian. What a joy it was to work with Nayiri, who had my little dog quite literally eating out of her hand the moment she entered the...

Excessive Barking

Trainer : Gordon Fontaine

I just wanted to let you know that….YOU ARE OUR HERO! We just returned from a week visiting Caleb’s parents. On our last visit, Noodle barked all night and all day. This past visit he hardly make a peep & they were stunned by how well behaved he...

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...

New Puppy – Rambunctious strong-willed

Trainer : Gordon Fontaine

I just wanted to write you and tell you how much we appreciate your coming out to help us with our little Cassie.  I CANNOT believe how different she is — it is a total transformation! She is like a new dog, and we are SO grateful to you — and to my friend...

New puppy – Young children in the home

Trainer : Gordon Fontaine

I just wanted to tell you some great news – Duncan is amazing – he’s a totally different dog! He doesn’t bark at me. He’s really mellow in the kitchen and when we are hanging out. He’s not chasing Brady at all! (Brady is her 3 year...

Small Dog Training

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We attended the puppy class run by Alana Meserve in Belmont.  It was excellent.  Our class had puppies ranging in size from 50 pounds to my 4-pound chihuahua.  Alana helped all the dogs (and owners) feel at ease, have fun and most importantly, train our dogs.  She is...

Praise from Veterinarians

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She is very knowledgeable about, and entirely dedicated to, both her work and her dogs. I offer my highest recommendation for Alana. You and your furry friend (or friends) will both be glad that you consulted with Her. —Dr. Dana MacNamee DVM Bay State Animal...