Personalized Dog Training for Happy Owners and Happy Pets
How We Help
Happy Urban Dog provides personalized training sessions in your home and group classes in a variety of locations. Our training philosophy creates happy well-balanced dogs and deters unwanted behavior using positive reward based training methods. No force or coercive methods are used. Positive training uses rewards (food, toys, praise) to strengthen and reward good behavior. Whether you have a dog or puppy that’s driving you crazy or you just want to improve your dogs manners, positive dog training can bring out the best in your companion and make your life and your dog’s life more enjoyable and rewarding.
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Love this photo. I can see that her trainer bases her training on positive reinforcement. I really respect your trainer and am so proud of your and Grace’s accomplishments. Please tell her I said thank youFrom Grace’s breeder to her owner
I am sending you my testimonial for your wonderful work with Ruby. Thank you so much for all of your knowledge and helpfulness! I began working with Elaine to control my dog’s (Ruby) aggression around unknown dogs. Immediately upon meeting Elaine, she made me feel at ease and addressed my concerns with compassion. Elaine suggested a particular leash/harness after listening to Ruby’s issues of aggression and her pulling while walking. I purchased the harness and Ruby instantly improved. Elaine used positive reinforcement techniques to help me shape Ruby’s behavior. Encouraging the traits that I wanted to see and replacing the undesirable behaviors with new ones. I would highly recommend Elaine to anyone facing dog challenges. She has a wonderful personality and this is conveyed through her training methods and enthusiasm. Before working with Elaine, I often thought that my dog was problematic. Now, I look at Ruby in a new light. She’s a great dog who is a work in progress, just like me. For that, I am eternally grateful.AC – Land O Lakes, FL
Buster placed 9th in open division jumping 14.8 at the Splash Dogs Competition and one week later placed 1st in senior division at the Tampa Pet Expo Ultimate Air Dogs jumping 17.3…and he is a Canine Good Citizen. Buster brings much laughter and joy to our family and all of the people he touches.. Thank you Elaine & Happy Urban Dog, your training and support over the past 8 months has brought us to this pointSG- Tampa, FL