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Lacy and Chaos’s Story: Private Dog Training and Aggression

03/09/2011 There are definitely not enough words to describe how great our experience with Beyond the Dog was in getting our two dogs under control.  Lacey, our lab and Chaos, our Jack Russell (appropriately named by the way) had several incidents of fighting due to Lacey’s guarding issues.  We had to make several trips to...
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Charlie and Barclay’s Story: Private Training and Aggression

Our dogs, Barclay and Charlie, were the victims of over-indulgent human parents. It started off innocently enough – we liked to sit with them on the furniture, share food with them and our “commands” were merely suggestions. It was easy to spoil them because they are relatively small – Barclay is a Chihuahua and Charlie...
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Barney’s Story: Private Dog Training and Aggression

My husband and I contacted Beyond the Dog desperately in search of a ‘game changer.’ Our 2 ½ year old Basset Hound, Barney, had become aggressive towards us and was constantly barking at us for attention. We had already worked with another behavioral specialist, but did not get the results we had hoped for. When...
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Otis’s Story: Private Dog Training and Dog Obedience

November 9, 2007 To Whom It May Concern, I write this letter on behalf of Sean Savage, with whom my husband and I became acquainted approximately one year ago. We bought a German Shepherd puppy in September of 2006, and we asked our veterinarian, Dr. Jim Sparks, to refer us to whom he felt was...
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Sammy’s Story: Private Dog Training and Aggression

Sammy was the first inside dog we have ever had after many years of family pets that mainly stayed outside. He started off as my daughter’s dog and as she went off to college he became our “empty nester” companion. Sammy is playful, can do cute tricks and always is excited to see us when...
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Max’s Story: Private Dog Training and Aggression

Max, our Boxer Mix, came to us as a stray at approximately six months of age. Being “empty nesters” he became “our baby” and was quickly spoiled. He was a very loving and affectionate dog until around 3 years of age. He then started showing signs of aggression and became extremely territorial towards other dogs,...
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Sophie’s Story: Private Dog Training and Aggression

Sophie is a Bichon Frise who joined our family at 8 weeks of age and just 2 days after our first Bichon passed away. Due to our grief, we thought everything she did was cute and acceptable. By about 12 weeks of age, Sophie started barking at people and became very territorial about anything that...
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Molly’s Story: Private Dog Training and Aggression

Woof…my name is Molly. I am a very lucky dog. Let me tell you my story. I do not remember the first 6 months of my life; they must have been really bad. My mom says I was in pretty bad shape when she first saw me. She helps out at the animal shelter in...
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Blondie’s Story: Private Dog Training and Aggression

We adopted our German Shepherd puppy, Blondie, at the too young age of 6 weeks old. She was our first dog and we treated her more like a child than like the dog, often fawning over her. We tried to do everything right with Blondie and socialized her frequently. At the age of 6 months,...
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