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Duckie’s Success Story – From Not Listening to Obedient – Ravenna – Dog Training

Yorkshire Terrier - Ravenna - Dog Training

Four Legged Scholars LLC – Ravenna – Dog Training  Shelby called us with a Morkie (Maltese Yorkshire Terrier), named Duckie that wasn’t listening at all. She was feeling stressed because Duckie had a mind of her own. She wasn’t listening at all. She was struggling with a dog that was peeing all over the house, jumping, not settling, and pulling on the leash. She didn’t have any control over Duckie’s behavior. She decided to invest in five private (Ravenna) dog training sessions with us. We began focusing on the house training issues because the pee accidents were a mess in the house. Within a week Duckie went to having no accidents in the house. Shelby felt much relief in having a cleaner house. This made everything more pleasant in Ravenna. […]

From Barking to Calm – Dog Training Success – Bainbridge – Dog Training

Havanese - Bainbridge - Dog Training

Four Legged Scholars LLC – Bainbridge – Dog Training and Surrounding Areas Bonnie called us about her cute little dog Lexi, a Havanese. Lexi was barking every time people came into their house. This was causing a huge amount of stress for her husband which of course created stress for Bonnie too. She was also annoyed by Lexi’s bad behavior on leash, barking at dogs. Bonnie lived in Bainbridge, dog training was her determined investment for now. Bonnie decided to buy our smallest program which allowed us to focus mostly on the barking at house guests problem. Bonnie learned a ton how to pair stressful situations with treats. This is a simple technique called counter conditioning with lowers the stress response for dogs and increases their positive connection to a stressful […]

A Garrettsville Dog Training Success Story – From Growling to Calm and Quiet

Labrador - How to be quiet - Garrettsville - Dog Training

Four Legged Scholars LLC – Garrettsville – Dog Training and Surrounding Areas Donna and Bob called us with a cute Labrador that was only five months old name Bella. Bella was skittish around new people including their grandchildren who they have over often. Its summer and time to have family over to play in their backyard pool. Bella was not enjoying much of the new company. She growled at the vet, a person at Russell Park, and family visitors. The owners were afraid that she might bite someone. They also felt like that they couldn’t travel with her for fear that she wouldn’t be calm. They decided to work with Four Legged Scholars LLC, Garrettsville Dog Training. During our first session we began acclimating her to visitors right away starting with […]

Success Story – From Easily Distracted to Responsive – Garrettsville – Dog Training

eagle Leash Walking - Garrettsville - Dog Training

Four Legged Scholars LLC – Garrettsville – Dog Training and Surrounding Areas Barbara called us with a Beagle she just adopted from the Portage Dog Warden. She stated that this dog wouldn’t listen to her and she didn’t know what to do. Max, a beagle, was jumping on them, pulling on the leash like crazy, running out doors and not coming when called. Barbara was worried about loosing Max and never getting him back if he were to run off. Her family decided to purchase The Dependable House Dog. They live in Garrettsville. Dog training consisted of 4 sessions with us. Max and his owners learned so much. By our last session he was sitting instead of jumping on everyone. He was running like the wind when he was called […]

A Family’s Success Story From Obnoxious to Obedient – Twinsburg – Dog Training

Black Labrador - Twinsburg - Dog Training

Four Legged Scholars LLC – Twinsburg Dog Training Stacey and Justin came to us with a beautiful Black Labrador named Laney. Stacey felt frustrated because she couldn’t walk Laney at all. She would bark at other dogs and people on the leash. Besides this, she pulled so hard that Stacey could not control her at all. Justin was a bit stronger so he was able to walk her, but the barking was still annoying. In the yard, Laney would bark at the neighbors. When people would come over it was stressful because she was intimated by new people. She would avoid them and possibly bark and growl at them. Stacey and Justin had two children that loved having friends over and her intimidation behavior made this more stressful. The family […]

From House Accidents to Obedience – Garrettsville Success Story

Shih Tzu : Poodle - Obedience - Garrettsville

Four Legged Scholars LLC – Obedience – Garrettsville Tracie called us, and her message was urgent. She just moved to a new house, and her dog was peeing and pooping in their new house after the move. She felted stressed and wanted this behavior to stop. As a result, we came to her house to help her create more obedience. Garrettsville is where they moved too. They had just moved from Nelson. Dog training hadn’t been done in Nelson but the accidents weren’t a huge problem in the old house. She mentioned at the new house Dobby, her Shihpoo (Shih Tuz / Poodle) was so distracted when she took him outside that he wanted to smell and didn’t want to go potty right away. We knew exactly what to do […]

A Family’s Success Story – Atwater – Dog Training

German Shepherd - Atwater - Dog Training

Four Legged Scholars – Atwater – Dog Training Karen came to us with a dog that extremely hard to walk on-leash. Cooper, her German Shepherd, wanted to bark at many dogs on-leash walks. As a result, Karen did not walk him. Her German Shepherd also jumped on people often on leash walks and in new environments. In his home environment, Cooper was amazingly well-behaved. As a result, we did the bulk of the sessions outside. Karen lives in Atwater. Dog training was agreed upon through seven private sessions with us. Karen wanted to be able to walk her dog and not stress so much. We met at the Garrettsville Village Park and at Havre’s Woods in Ravenna. We started with getting Cooper to be responsive to numerous commands outside with […]

Success Story – From Possessiveness to Obedience – Ravenna – Dog Training

American Eskimo - Ravenna - Dog Training

Four Legged Scholars LLC – Ravenna – Dog Training Michelle, Dave and Cassie McCoy came to us with a dog that was possessive, hyper, jumpy, and destructive. Drew, their American Eskimo, recently bit Michelle while she was playing with him. She wanted to get clear on what needed to be done so that Drew could learn to control his behavior better. In addition to this he was destructive in the house with blankets, pillows, etc. Because things were getting destroyed Michelle had to go shopping at Gabe’s near Ravenna. Dog training sounded like a good idea to this family. Dave and Cassie also noticed that Drew was very active, had trouble settling down and rarely cuddled with them. This was frustrating to them. Whenever, they got home Drew jumped all […]

Cattle Dog Success Story from Loud to Quiet – Dog Training – Mantua

A Happy Success Story - Cattle Dog - Dog Training - Mantua

Four Legged Scholars LLC – Dog Training – Mantua Allyson called us in fear. Her cattle dog, Gunner, bit her dad’s friend. She was full of confusion and fear. At Four Legged Scholars LLC, Dog Training (Mantua), we know exactly how to help with these situations. Allyson was now in good hands. She chose to do six sessions with us. When I first came to the front door, Gunner was barking and lunging toward me. He felt very uncomfortable with visitors coming into his house. He also felt fear around me too.  If I was sitting down, he tucked his tail and wanted to move away from me. Fortunately, Allyson was very committed. As a result, Gunner became more and more comfortable with me. We paired the presence of visitors […]

A Family’s Success Story – Dog Training – Garrettsville

Chocolate Labrador - Dog Training Garrettsville

Four Legged Scholars LLC – Dog Training – Garrettsville and Surrounding Areas Sandra and Keith came to us with a puppy that was completely out of control. Autumn, a Chocolate Labrador basically ruled the house. She barked, scratched at the door, jumped on the counter, begged for food, jumped on guests, pulled on the leash, and ignored her owners when they called her. Her owners lived in Garrettsville, dog training was a huge priority for them. So they purchased 8 sessions with us. They were fed up with Autumn’s unruly behavior and were embarrassed by some of it. Some of it created fear for them because they had many grandchildren, and Autumn would jump on them. The toddlers could get significantly hurt by their Labrador’s jumping. After working with us, […]