proven techniques that make training a treat. since 2007.
Face it— furry friends are family.
They provide emotional support, make us laugh and show more loyalty than you’ll get from most humans! Unfortunately, not everyday is a walk in the dog park. Undesirable behavior can be frustrating and stressful, even dangerous at times. But don’t fret! Training can be a fun experience for all involved.
Since 2007, Wendy DeSarno has successfully built better relationships between New York City dogs and their human companions. Through scientifically-proven reward-based training techniques, she offers empathy, support and effective solutions that build trust and respect without intimidation.
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"'I love feeling the connection with the dogs,' she says. 'I love the communication across species lines. I end up not only treating the dogs but also the owners. When the owners get the connection and get that ‘aha’ moment, that’s what I find rewarding.'"
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"A dog training class has become a therapy group for stressed-out puppy owners. Wendy DeSarno's Puppy Kindergarten training class doesn't just teach pooches how to behave — it gives support sessions for their bewildered owners. 'It's kind of a puppy support group for the owners,' said DeSarno, a Queens resident and certified dog trainer.