How do you serve precious pets?

  • Animal Behavior
  • Private Dog Training

What part of the animal kingdom do you serve?

  • Dogs

On a scale of snail to elephant, what size animals do you work with?

  • 20-39 lbs
  • 40-79 lbs
  • 80+ lbs
  • under 20 lbs

Pet Certifications

  • American Kennel Club Canine Good Citizen Approved Evaluator (AKC CGC)
  • Certified Behavior Consultant Canine-Knowledge Assessed (CBCC-KA)
  • Certified Trick Dog Instructor (CTDI)
  • Family Paws Parent Educator

Proud member of...

  • Association of Professional Dog Trainers (APDT)
  • Pet Professional Guild (PPG)

Cat-astrophes happen! What is your cancellation policy?

  • 24 hours notice required

What year did you begin serving pets?

1998

How did you hone your craft?

I spent many years apprenticing, taking college courses, professional courses, seminars, webinars, working at shelters and rescues, working with clients, and training and competing with my own dogs.

What tip would you give pet parents for working with animals that you've learned as a pro?

Understanding even just the basics on how animals learn can go a long way to help preventing problem behavior and helping you teach the behaviors you want.

What is one thing you want pet parents to know about you? It can be whatev-fur you'd like!

Dogs are my life's work. I continue to strive to be the best I can be in this field and to always learn new, better and the most humane techniques to help dogs and their people.

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mary alverson

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BASED IN Garwood, NJ

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Pw without hitch CCBC-KA CPTA-KA Family Paws Parent Educator certified separation anxiety trainer (csat) American Kennel Club Canine Good Citizen Approved Evaluator (AKC CGC) Certified Trick Dog Instructor (CTDI)

How do you serve precious pets?

  • Animal Behavior
  • Private Dog Training

What part of the animal kingdom do you serve?

  • Dogs

On a scale of snail to elephant, what size animals do you work with?

  • 20-39 lbs
  • 40-79 lbs
  • 80+ lbs
  • under 20 lbs

Pet Certifications

  • American Kennel Club Canine Good Citizen Approved Evaluator (AKC CGC)
  • Certified Behavior Consultant Canine-Knowledge Assessed (CBCC-KA)
  • Certified Trick Dog Instructor (CTDI)
  • Family Paws Parent Educator

Proud member of...

  • Association of Professional Dog Trainers (APDT)
  • Pet Professional Guild (PPG)

Cat-astrophes happen! What is your cancellation policy?

  • 24 hours notice required

What year did you begin serving pets?

1998

How did you hone your craft?

I spent many years apprenticing, taking college courses, professional courses, seminars, webinars, working at shelters and rescues, working with clients, and training and competing with my own dogs.

What tip would you give pet parents for working with animals that you've learned as a pro?

Understanding even just the basics on how animals learn can go a long way to help preventing problem behavior and helping you teach the behaviors you want.

What is one thing you want pet parents to know about you? It can be whatev-fur you'd like!

Dogs are my life's work. I continue to strive to be the best I can be in this field and to always learn new, better and the most humane techniques to help dogs and their people.