Your BEST Bet...Hire a Veteran.
Jim Sosler. DTDA - KC. Professionally certified animal behaviorist
and Master dog trainer. Dedicated to the well being of dogs. Your
pet, His passion.
For four years I apprenticed with and was educated by sixth &
seventh generation master animal trainers (all animals & all
methods - not just dogs) who combined had over 75 years
experience. During my apprenticeship I participated in training
animals for television commercials, TV shows & movies, various
celebrities and several Law Enforcement organizations. I operated
and managed dog training & boarding kennels having 60+ dogs under
just my care at one time for months on end. I've been training
dogs for the past 22 years and I am personally recommended by
Veterinarians, Animal Control, Animal Shelters & Humane Societies
throughout the West coast. I've written articles for various dog
related publications. I just launched a nationwide animal behavior /
dog training related training advice hotline. I founded and operated a local dog
rescue where I only saved dogs who have been slated for euthanasia. I automatically donate 10% of my dog training income to this
rescue, to my church, to St. Jude's Children Hospital and to the
Help for Homeless Veterans Program, therefore allowing my training
clients to legally write off 10% of their dog's training cost as a
donation to these organizations. Last but not least I am a United States Marine Corps combat
Veteran, where i worked on what is known as the largest Helicopter known to man, and
performed final inspections of others work so as to ensure the
safety of all flights. This applied attention to detail has most
definitely transferred over into my dog training profession. I proudly served in both Operation Desert Shield and Operation
Desert Storm, making hiring me a great opportunity to support your troops.
Dog Training is DEFINITELY one of those things where you get what
you pay for. If you want the BEST bang for your buck and if you
want to make the BEST use of your valuable time and if you want
things done right the first time around, then you're at the right
place. What I offer is so much more than just obedience commands.
That said, my training isn't for everybody...i incorporate a
little bit of Dr. Phil ("how's that working for ya?"), a little
bit of Judge Judy ("don't pee on my leg and tell me it's
raining"), a little bit of Chef Ramsey, ALOT of
Cesar Millan The Dog Whisperer and a whole lotta Jim. If you are
open to learning a better way of doing things and if you truly
want to have a completely well rounded, obedience trained dog
who's been taught to respect you as it's role model and not
because of dominance or fear then again, you're in the right
place. Honestly, not everyone can hack it. i can most definitely
train EVERY dog but sometimes training an owner can be
challenging. If what's outlined above does not appeal to you, then
with all due respect, please choose another trainer.
How Training Works - Proper Training Makes the Difference
Methods Used for Training: All humane and based on understanding
the latest in scientific canine behaviorial research implementing
the most recent POSITIVE, MOTIVATIONAL REINFORCEMENT methods, but
without the use of clickers and/or treats.
Dogs are pack animals, and as such are only comfortable when their
role within the pack has been established. An established role
allows the dog to predict the reactions and needs of the rest of
it's pack. Without a confirmed, consistent role, the dog never
knows when punishment or rewards will occur, and will spend most
of it's time anxious and worried.
Basic obedience helps to establish the owner in role of pack
leader, and lays down clear behavior guidelines that the pack can
follow. The lack of a clear pack leader will cause anxiety, since,
in the eyes of a dog, only a strong and definite pack leader can
protect the pack and provide it with whatever is needed. If none
of the humans take this role, the dog is forced to attempt to
assume it itself, since the pack must have a leader. The pack
leader controls where the pack goes, when and what the pack eats
and how the pack behaves toward one another. Having these clear
guidelines allows the dog to relax, since it knows what behaviors
earn what types of attention.
Dog Friendly Training
Training: Happy Pet, Happy Owner
Understanding your Dog's Natural Languages
Pet Training has evolved, have you?