I aim to meet the needs of clients wherever they may be and whatever their circumstances may dictate. You can opt for face-to-face training sessions or distance-learning Zoom calls. Either way, you will be given a one to one training session that will be built to meet you and your dog’s needs. One-to-one training means I can focus on the individual needs of you and your dog. You will see results faster, and learn the tools you need to live a happier and more relaxed life together. I have many years of experience including working in shelters, and offer training from puppy basics to managing the adolescent dog and beyond.
I am a Multi Certified Canine Professional – Certified Professional Dog Trainer, Fear Free Certified Trainer, Separation Anxiety Certified, Canine First Aid Certified, as well as a Raising Resilient Dog Coach. I am also a proud member of the International Association of Animal Behaviour Consultants (IAABC) and the Pet Professional Guild of Force-Free Professionals. Continuing my education is most important to me. I will always strive to bring you the most current evidence based scientific training, which I also happen to love!
Hi, I am Paula – The owner of Paula’s Pet Services (Est.2015) and a graduate of Absolute Dogs Pro Dog Trainer course (AD – PDT), and graduate of Julie Naismith’s Certified Separation Anxiety Trainer Course, (Cert. SAPT) My heart goes out to all of you owners who are struggling with SA. I have worked as a dog walker before dog training and have worked alongside lots of owners to manage SA and enable them an hour or 4 of freedom to nip out and go for meals or go shopping. As a SA Pro Trainer, I would love to help you understand how to help your dog and work towards your independence in managing this for yourselves too. It’s important that you can ask me anything, no question is a stupid question. I want for you to understand the process and trust how it can work for you and your dog. As a force free and fear free trainer, we will work as a team and I’ll be here to support you all the way, in understanding what is going on with your dog and to help them in the best way possible. Separation Anxiety can be a lonely and overwhelming pathway, but you don’t have to do this alone.
I am a qualified and accredited behaviourist and dog um to 23 dogs. I have rescued dogs with separation anxiety and know first hand the troubles involved with a dog that struggles to be left alone. I work internationally with dogs of all ages, breeds and backgrounds and can’t wait to work with your dog.
Graduate of the Charter Class of the SF SPCA Academy for Dog Trainers, Susan has trained dogs in the behavior departments of the nation’s premier animal shelters and owns DingoGirl Dog Training. Susan trains dogs in Brooklyn, new York, and the rest of the world, using positive reinforcement based methods. Susan specializes in helping anxious and reactive dogs live happily with their peoople.
I am the owner of VIP Dog Training and I absolutely love what I do. I am passionate about being able to support people and their pups overcome separation anxiety. I have experienced it first hand and know how debilitating it can be. Hopefully with my advice, support and empathetic training we can work together to achieve contented separation.
Anna loves making training enjoyable by giving humans and dogs the tools to communicate and has been working with dogs for over a decade. She began in rescue, consulting on behavior cases and serving as the Community Outreach Coordinator for Mighty Mutts. Anna specializes in separation anxiety, fear based anxiety and aggression, and also has a love for tricks training.
Maddie Messina is the owner of Paws for Thought Dog Training in Manhattan, NY. As a result of her work with shelter animals, pet dogs, and her graduate course studies, Maddie has an extensive and in-depth knowledge of canine behavior. She prides herself in the ability to bring this knowledge and skill-set to her work with private clients, allowing her to assist clients whose dogs have a complex set of issues that otherwise may go unaided. Maddie came to acquire the Separation Anxiety Pro certification after dealing first-hand with her own dog’s separation anxiety. She knows exactly how debilitating it can be to have a dog who cannot be left alone. Maddie is thrilled to be able to help clients gain their freedom back and most importantly teach them how to help their dog feel safe and comfortable when left alone!