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Dog Training Chardon Ohio – Success Story – How to Stop Leash Pulling

Dog Training Chardon Ohio – How to Stop Leash Pulling

Dog Training Chardon Ohio – The Leash Pulling Problem Linda called Four Legged Scholars LLC in distress. Her German Shepherd, Evie was pulling so hard on the leash that Linda was getting injured. She also was reacting by barking and lunging when she saw other dogs on leash walks. As a result, Linda had not walked her dog in two years. She felt fear about walking her due to her reactions. She also felt sadness because she really enjoyed running at Big Creek in Chardon and wanted to be able to take Evie with her. When I showed up at the house, I was surprised how hard Evie pulled on the leash. As a professional dog trainer, I have seen many dogs pull on the leash but Evie was the […]

A Family’s Success Story: From Crazy to Listening Well – Mantua Dog Obedience

German Shepherds - Mantua Dog Obedience

Mantua Dog Obedience Four Legged Scholars LLC Wayne and Jodi called me with two beautiful long-haired German Shepherds. Both of the dogs were highly attached to each other. The owners could not get their dogs to listen to them. They were more excited about playing with each other. Their names were Isabella and Zoltar. Isabella was crazy on the leash with pulling. Jodi really didn’t like to walk Isabella at all. Both dogs jumped in a crazy manner when guests came over. They also didn’t listen to “come”. The owners love camping and they wanted to be able to bring both of their dogs camping and have them listen. Leash walking was a high priority so they could enjoy the campground and surrounding areas. The owners jumped on Mantua dog […]

Success Story – From Loosing Control to Listening – Puppy Training – Hiram

Springer Spaniel - Puppy Training - Hiram

Four Legged Scholars LLC – Puppy Training – Hiram Paul and Pat called me. They were feeling frustrated because their Springer Spaniel, Chena, was out of control. Paul has had Springer Spaniels in the past and all of them listened to him easily. Chena was not that way. As a result, they were lost and needed help. They purchased the Dependable House Puppy Program, and we immediately began doing puppy training. Hiram is where Chena and her family live. The biggest problem was the peeing. They were sick of cleaning up accidents. When guests came to visit, Chena was so excited that she would pee on the floor. We worked on helping Chena to calm down and feeling more relaxed when guests came over. She learned to sit and wait […]

From Relentless Play Biting to Stopping & Listening – A Family’s Success with Their Puppy – West Farmington Obedience School

Brittany Spaniel - West Farmington Obedience School

Four Legged Scholars LLC – West Farmington Obedience School Jennifer called Four Legged Scholars LLC – West Farmington Obedience School. She was frantic. Her new Brittany Spaniel puppy was biting everyone in the house. She was worried that her puppy was being aggressive and the behavior seemed relentless. She had two children (10 yr and 13 yrs). Both of them including the parents felt super stressed by this biting behavior. After I came to the home, Jennifer’s family purchased the Dependable House Dog program. They live in West Farmington. Obedience school was our main goal with this cute puppy. Within just one session they felt relieved. Everyone felt empowered and much stress was relieved. Ginger, the Brittany Spaniel was only 10 weeks of age. As a result, the puppy biting […]

A Family’s Success – From Feeling Mega Stressed to Feeling Happy – Garrettsville – Puppy Training

Bernedoodle - Garrettsville - Puppy Training

Four Legged Scholars – Garrettsville – Puppy Training I received a call from Sarah. She had a 6 month Bernedoodle named Roxie. She and her family loved Roxie very much. However, the parents were mega stressed because Roxie was having multiple potty accidents in the house and in her crate. They read about making the crate smaller and she was still having accidents. Her husband, Dan, had a heart condition so being stressed was really detrimental for him. They needed this behavior to change now. I came to Sarah’s house in Garrettsville. Puppy training turned into the Dependable House Dog Program which consisted of three personal training sessions for the entire family including their children. Within a week they had a huge shift. Roxie went from having accidents every day […]

Success Story – From Knowing Nothing to Listening Well – West Farmington – Dog School

Pit Bull - West-Farmington - Dog School

Four Legged Scholars LLC – West Farmington – Dog School Susan called me with a dog that she couldn’t control. Petey, was a cute Pit Bull that pretty did whatever he wanted when he wanted to do it. Susan didn’t know how to get him to listen.  She was struggling with a large dog that was jumping on guests, ignoring her, not coming when called, and had bad leash manners. Susan purchased eight sessions with us so that we could work on West Farmington dog school with Petey. In just two sessions, Petey began jumping on people less and was listening. By Thanksgiving, Susan went to a large family gathering and Petey was so good that he didn’t jump on anyone! During the winter months, she travels to Florida. She […]

A Family’s Success From Feeling Lost to Having a Puppy that Listens – Puppy Training – Streetsboro

Siberian Husky -Puppy Training - Streetsboro-compressor

Four Legged Scholars LLC – Puppy Training – Streetsboro Marjorie Monk called me in regards to her son’s dog Smokey, a four-month old Siberian Husky. Jesse, her son, and her were struggling with this puppy because he loved jumping on people and was having accidents regularly in the house. He also was chewing toilet paper and furniture in the house. The owners were frustrated and were not sure how to solve these problems. Jesse immediately decided to do four sessions with us and purchased The Dependable House Dog. Puppy training (Streetsboro) was our main focus, we immediately addressed the jumping and house training issue. Smokey was a puppy that excited easily and had tons of energy. More so than most puppies I have seen. However, in just the first session […]

Success Story from Running Off to Coming – Dog Training – Shalersville

Brittany Spaniel and Springer Spaniel - Dog Training -Shalersville

Four Legged Scholars LLC – Dog Training – Shalersville David contacted us. He felt fear about his dogs getting injured. He wanted to be able to let them run free in their yard and his dogs kept running off. One of the dogs actually got hit by a car, and he didn’t want that to happen again. David lives with his wife Peggy and decided work with Four Legged Scholars LLC, Dog Training. Shalersville is where they live. They did eight sessions with us. Our main focus was to get the dogs to be more responsive with “come“. Initially their dogs completely ignored them when they were called. We worked hard with getting their Springer and Brittany Spaniels to come reliably with indoor distractions. Then, we progressed with getting them to […]

A Family’s Success Story from Running Hyper to Listening – Gates Mills – Puppy Training

Maltese - Gates Mills - Puppy Training

Four Legged Scholars LLC – Gates Mills – Puppy Training Denise called me in desperation. Her Maltese, Sammy, was running hyper at home. When it was time to “come,” Sammy played chase. In fact, it took Denise up to 20 minutes to grab Sammy at times. When Neil, Denise’s husband, went to grab Sammy he would pee. He also would bark and didn’t stop on command. Denise and Neil decided it was time a for change. They purchased the Dependable House Dog Program and did four sessions with Four Legged Scholars LLC, Gates Mills, Puppy Training. We began teaching Sammy to come reliably on command. Sammy also learned to sit and stay. This way they were able to call him easily and then get him stay near them. Then we […]

Success Story with A Family of Four Rotwielers – From Chaos to Listening Well – Dog Training – Streetsboro

Rottweiler - Dog Training - Streetsboro

Four Legged Scholars LLC – Dog Training Streetsboro Calah called me very stressed. Her dogs were extremely jumpy with guests. She had four Rottweilers that lived there and none of them had gone through any basic dog training. Streetsboro is where they live. She also wasn’t able to walk any of the dogs, they bolted out the back door and rarely came when she called them. As a result, the house was run by these 4 dogs. Dozer was older and didn’t get into trouble much. However, the three younger ones were a handful Shyla, Missy and Bear. It took some time for Calah to see a huge change in the household since wee were training three dogs. However, by our last session all three dogs were sitting and waiting […]