|Private, in home training and behavior consultations are also
available. For more information on rates and availability,
Pat Tetrault at firstname.lastname@example.org or 845-592-1688
|We are always glad to hear from our students about how Top Notch
has helped them and their dogs! Here are just a few of the letters &
emails we have received:
|Gracie, Barry and I want to thank you so much for all of your help! Our pet adoption
experience might not have been so pleasant without you. Gracie is so smart and loves to
do the exercises you taught us and learn new things too. We still need a lot of work on
recalls, but look at her sit and stay!
We were humbled and speechless by your awarding
Gracie the "most improved dog". She has come a long
way and we're all making improvements every day -
we can't believe we've only had her for 5 months!
Anyway, THANK YOU! Have a great summer and
we hope to see you in the fall for another class.
All the best,
Sacha, Barry and Gracie
PS - Gracie went on to work as a model
in a Brooks Brothers advertisement!
|This class is outstanding! I've been
to another obedience class prior to
this and the difference is so true
professionals. It is very evident
from Day One that they have much
experience and understanding of
many types of dogs so they can
tailor the training to each.
I like the individual treatment that
each of the dogs get. We come to
class and are assigned to an
individual cubby with our dog so
the dogs keep away from each
other and can focus on their tasks.
In the other class that I attended
there was a "free play" where the
dogs would be taken off leash and
allowed to run in a room with all
other dogs. The intent was to teach
socialization with other dogs.
However, my dog who is much
much smaller than most, was
traumatized by the experience as
many significantly larger dogs just
The homework is a great
reinforcement for the lessons
learned in class and the homework
sheets and "tips" help the owners
stay focused on their tasks as they
build on new lessons each week. So
far, all of the exercises work very
well when practiced the way they
are taught! What a great way to
build on a lasting relationship with
your dog, developing good and safe
habits from the beginning. Thank
I thought you'd appreciate this pic (of Pilot) doing a
down stay in the leaves.. He's a fast learner!
|Just a quick note to say Thank
you, thank you, thank you! I
don't think Lulu and I would
have made it through doggie
adolescence in one piece if we
hadn't attended your classes.
I could write paragraphs on how
Lulu's behavior has improved,
but as the old saying goes, “a
picture is worth a thousand
words.” Here's a picture of our
granddaughter working with Lulu
(this would not have been
possible a few months ago.)
(They make quite a team!)
-- Azalia & Lulu
|Oliver the Therapy Dog!
I just want to tell you that I think you classes are great!
I am still in shock how Vinny has done such a turn
around!! He listens ALL the time!! Funny thing
happend the other day. My daughter helps me with
the homework. So I told her we were going to start with
Leave It. Well Vinny was standing next to us with a toy
in his mouth and he heard me say that, so he looked at
me then dropped the toy! Me and my daughter could
not stop laughing. So a big THANK YOU for all your
help!!!! Have a great summer and I will def see you in
|Aggie, I just wanted to let you know we enjoyed
bringing Sadie to your classes. We have been using
the techniques we learned and it has made a big
difference. Sadie is walking so well on a leash now
that one of us can walk her together with our older
dog. Sadie used to be so difficult that we walked them
one at a time. It is now much less frustrating for us to
manage her behavior and we are really able to enjoy
Thanks! Enjoy the rest of your Summer!
Evelyn & Jim DuBois