Update: Sept 30 2017. I teach private in home consults only. We can also meet at a park or store. Call for an appointment.
I'm Lydia McCarthy, owner, trainer, training consultant, relationship builder, dog training guru, treat goddess, dog lover, encourager, training coach, lover of positive training and more. I have had over 15+ yrs of experience with all breeds and ages of dogs. I believe in training dogs with positive reinforcement and force free. I am experienced with reactive/fearful dogs and seasonally teach a special class at the park to help dogs and owners. I am an evaluator for AKC STAR Puppy Award, Canine Good Citizen, Community Canine, Urban Canine,Trick Dog and Therapy Pets Unlimited. I teach Therapy dog classes and many dogs/owners have become Certified Therapy Dogs volunteering in hospitals, retirement centers, libraries, colleges and more. Over 3000 dogs and owners have come through my training classes. I have worked with many rescues and shelters over the years. Proud member of The Pet Professional Guild. I have 2 dogs of my own. I will train and love your dog as if it were my own.