Blog: Client Stories

A Reactive Dogster in a Doggie Academy Class

A writer for Dogster, Sassafrass Lowrey, recently took my Beginner Agility class with her dog Charlotte. No big whup, right? However, Charlotte is dog reactive and had never been able to take a group class before. Sassafrass has written an article about her experience, and Charlotte’s success, for Dogster: The article is meant forRead more

Congratulations to the Graduates

Yesterday I graduated two classes at the Brooklyn Dog Training Center: Puppy Fundamentals and Leash Aggression Seminar. I am very proud of how hard my clients worked and how far both dogs and puppies progressed. Well done Gatsby, Grizzly Bear, Kelly, Lucy M., Albus, Walter-Melon, Lucy K. and Buddy! Here are some photos of theRead more

Henry the Cuddle Bug!

I’ve been working with Henry and his family since he was a puppy. From the very beginning, he was not happy being handled. Even something as small as touching his harness elicited a bite from the little guy. In puppy class, he would try to bite his mom, his 11 year old brother, my assistantRead more

Walk & Train Lessons

Do you want your dog’s leash skills to improve? Would you like her to walk by your side or stop trying to say “hi!” to every dog on the block? If you don’t have time to do it yourself, let me get these behaviors started for you. Walk & Train sessions can address: -Focus &Read more

Boots Rocks Hide & Seek

Our seminar in Sunset Park last week concluded with a fun game of Hide & Seek for the participants. Hide & Seek is a great way to challenge your dog’s recall and teach him to respond even if he can’t see you. Everyone did really well and each dog had their own challenges. Here’s aRead more

Update on Jack

I heard from Jack’s mom and she gave me an update on his condition. Jack’s home and should be fine (we just need to follow up with a few blood tests to make sure). The thrombocytopenia seems to have been drug induced so as long as he avoids certain types of antibiotics he shouldn’t haveRead more

Sweet Jack

I got word last night that one of my clients, Jack, is in ICU right now suffering from thrombocytopenia. From my research it seems that there are several types and causes of this autoimmune disease. Jack is a super sweet, handsome German Wirehaired Pointer mix adopted from a North Shore Animal League mobile adoption unit.Read more