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Michael Nichols, BA, CDE, CPDT-KA

mike@dogguy.net

cellular: 360.255.9832

Private lessons : $75/session (approximately 1 hour).

when working with particularly fearful or reactive dogs, I may recommend clients book 1.5 appointments for our first meeting. 

Nominal driving fee may apply to outlying areas.

There is no reason to hurt dogs, not even their feelings.

 

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4 dog training to sit stay.

In addition to the Association of Professional Dog Trainers Code of Professional Conduct and Responsibility, I adhere to the Pet Professional Guild’s Guiding Principles, agreeing to train with only force-free methods. “Force-Free Means: No shock, no pain, no choking, no fear, no physical force, no physical molding, no compulsion-based methods are used to train or care for your pet… Force also means any intentional physical act against a pet that causes psychological or physical pain, harm or damage to the pet.” When people hear “reward-based” or “force-free”, we sometimes think that means rude behavior will be accepted, or that high expectations for skill performance must be abandoned. In fact, my expectation is that dogs I teach or live with are well-behaved, happy, and polite members of our community, whose minds are engaged and challenged on a daily basis, and who excel at the skills they practice.

 

 

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