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#1 BEST RATED DOG TRAINER IN NANAIMO 2023

SATISFIED OWNERS. HAPPIER PETS.

Barbara with Hank

I just came home from the best walk ever with Hank! He walked loose leash from my house up the road and even stopped and sat when a neighbour stopped in his car to talk to us. He zoomed and zoomed off leash up in the foothills, always staying in sight of me. It is finally fun to walk my best friend. Thank you Best Paw Forward for all of your help!!

Teresa with Queen

This is just a quick message to thank you profusely for your assistance in understanding Queen. We have seen a tremendous improvement in her. There are no more fights, she gets into the van just fine. Having understood her needs better, I feel that I am able to help her. My sincere appreciation goes out to you and your assistance. Please accept my sincere thanks.

Yvonne and Duke

We couldn’t have come this far without your support and help!

Thank you for the wonderful classes you hold! 

Duke is beginning to show progress and we had a really good week.

Muriel with Nobby

Hi Linda,

We brought Nobby to you as we were having trouble with his reactive behaviour when we met certain dogs during our walks...

Now when we see people and a dog approaching I say “Brake” and he immediately turns, expecting to get a treat.  In fact he likes getting a treat so much that when we even see just people coming he turns to me.  I don’t mind if he takes a quick look back over his shoulder as long as there is no barking.

We have managed to have many quiet walks lately.

What this long sojourn was for was to thank you for you help.  Our walks are much more pleasant for all of us.

Will with Duke

Wanted to send a note of thanks for the fab puppy class that you facilitated for Duke and me. We learned so much, and I’m confident that we move forward with some solid skills and look forward to more training in future. We signed up for the Sunday leash skills classes based on your recommendation as well as our positive experiences thus far.

Joan with Katie

Thank you Bernadette what you taught us was wonderful we really appreciate it. I have printed everything off so I can review it as often as possible.  It has made such a difference already.

I just need to know.

Many Thanks

Mike and Hunter

Thank you Linda for the detailed notes! I think the lesson was very helpful for both Hunter and us and provided a great foundation to build further skills.

 

I will definitely let you know if we encounter any issues that require further training.

Frank with Bootsie

Amazing instructors, I am so happy with our Bootsie"s progress!

The 6 weeks of classes went by so fast and we will be back for level 2

Molly with Ella

Lots of great info, and it made me realize that Ella may not be as crazy as we thought, just bored. We’ve had a productive week with training, and she’s doing so great, she responds to positive reinforcement so much better. We’re all much happier, even after just this one week.

Ameera with Brixton

Thank you so much for this Linda! 

It was such a pleasure to meet you. I am so grateful for this as I had been discouraged by previously training experiences and Brixtons reactivity. I was blown away with what you were able to accomplish in 90mins. You saw the sweet boy that we see and I’m so excited to continue working towards the world seeing our sweet boy. 

Danelda with Stella

I just had to email you and say ALL of the videos you have produced are SO awesome!

Btw I’m reading the pdf pages as well!

Janice and Sophie

I have been to two other trainers, but could not find a good fit for me and my reactive Bear dog, until we got your contact from a friend who recommended your Rowdy Rover program to us!

It has been life altering, and Bear is now able to come with us for family walks without having major outburst of lunging, barking  and frustration behaviours.

I was so impressed with the calm and sensible approach to reducing his stress. All of this without any need for us reacting with pulling, scolding and getting mad at him! 

I will recommend your programs to anyone that needs help with a reactive dog!

Thank you!

After Class Reviews:

  • Stellar!

  • The seminar was interesting and has given me the knowledge to teach my dog to walk properly on leash. I also like the fact that I can contact the trainer if I need any follow-up advice.

  • Jenn and Angie were great

  • Every trainer gave me another tip interacting with me and my dog

  • We have worked with Angie, Jen and Bernadette so far and all three trainers are amazing!

  • Wonderful class. It was fun and we really enjoyed it. Thank you.

  • Awesome understanding of dog behaviour translated to humans

  • Amazing class. Learned so much and loved seeing Sophie come out of her shell in a safe environment.

  • Jenn and Angie were both awesome and Walter our retriever loved them! Looking forward to continuing on level 2 with them

  • I really appreciated the expertise and demonstrations. Excellent and well-paced.

  • It was awesome! Leo isn’t scared of dogs like he was before attending these classes. So happy he is coming out of his shell and can’t wait to start puppy kindergarten on wed!

  • Thank you all so much and we look forward to working together more soon

  • I appreciate the support, and suggestions a lot. Thank you.

  • Thank you so much for everything. The training has helped up keep our puppy mentally stimulated and we have learned so many good habits! I especially have been thankful for the relaxation protocol because our puppy gets very anxious when we leave him alone.

  • This class has helped so much with leo’s training and socialization!

  • Both trainers were great but Angie is my favourite :)

  • Never regret getting my butt to class!! Always a good time had by myself and my dog.

  • Thank you!

  • The trainers were awesome. So skilled and knowledgeable. I learned more than I thought possible in such a short amount of time. I wish I would have done this sooner. Thank you very much!

  • Positive, upbeat, supportive and fun... way to go Jen and Ang....

  • Thanks for your help and providing a place for Marti to meet new friends.

  • My dog & I thoroughly enjoyed the classes

  • Loved the class, so much fun with a great instructor!!

  • Loved the class and learned so much!! Thank you!!

  • Ezme and I had a wonderful experience with our first go at puppy classes. We will be back as soon as we find a schedule that fits. Every trainer was truly way above expectations - What a caring and compassionate group of individuals you have in this organization. I thank you so much for the difference you have made in our lives!

  • Angie and Jen were great! They know their stuff so encouraging when I felt frustrated. Working very hard with Paisley and she now will do a down.

  • I am hoping to continue later in the spring, Gallie will be missing you.

  • Great trainers who really understand dogs and are very helpful for the people!

  • Thank you Shelby and Adrianna, your support has helped Raven and I with our confidence. You made this program so successful and I am very grateful for your support.

  • We really enjoyed the expertise and positive comments of the instructors.

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