Why choose Gigi’s Behavior Services

Your best friend speaks dog, and so do we!  You can learn to understand your dog, communicate better, and improve your relationship with kind methods based in science.  The best news is that you don’t need to use pain, fear or force.  We haven’t met anyone yet that enjoys punishing their dog.  The tools to get the behavior you want can be fun for your dog and your family.

SAFETY

Trial and error with information from friends, social media, and online searches can yield confusing and conflicting information.  Of course some of it may work and even be correct, but there is also plenty of outdated, bad, and even dangerous information out there too.  It’s no wonder people are so frustrated!

Instead of wading through that information and potentially causing lasting harm, find a professional that understands learning theory and the practical applications that will make living with your dog easier.  We are passionate about providing the most current, humane techniques that will never utilize force, fear, pain or intimidation to teach or communicate with your pet.

Continuing education in the field is a priority for us, and we are always taking time to evaluate best practices, and updating protocols.  Physical and psychological safety of your family and your pets is always the first priority in our approach.

RELATIONSHIP

Each family brings a new dog into their home with expectations about how they will fit in to the daily routine and activities.  Most dogs adapt well, and with a little time and training bond to their family.  When our expectations aren’t met, the relationship suffers.  Regardless of if you have a good relationship that you want to make great, your dog has a new behavior you don’t understand, or you have been struggling with your relationship for a while – behavior modification and training with us can help you set appropriate goals and build a strong bond.

FUN!

Train smart, not hard!  Positive reinforcement based training methods quickly translate into fun games you play with your dog.  Bringing fun into training creates solid behaviors your dog loves to do because it feels good to them – not to avoid something bad or because they are afraid of being punished.  Once you learn to work with your dog in a way that is fun, it is easier to actually do the training to work on the behaviors you want.  People and dogs of all ages and sizes can participate, fun for the entire family.