what our clients say about Tina Edwards
Dog Training & Behavioral Therapist
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20th November 2014Tina Edwards dealt with:
Bertie is a dog transformed! We are owners transformed!! Tina has helped Bertie to understand his place in the family and we are responding well to her training too!
We have ways of dealing with Bertie's aggression now and his jumping up is a thing of the past. It is early days and we are practicing all we have been taught, but just one week ago I never thought Bertie would be as content as he is now.
Bertie had been guarding toys, food and other stolen items trying to exert his authority over his family and had to be confined to the kitchen to control his boisterousness and naughty behaviours.
He responded very quickly to the change in communication methods, really loving all the attention he got from the fun games (training!) we devised to help him understand that his decisions were not good ones!!
14th November 2014Tina Edwards dealt with:
Things were very clearly and practically explained with helpful demonstration of techniques. Tina was informative and knowledgeable and importantly not critical of anything we had done thus far so supportive and clear on what we should do going forward. Despite the fact there is a lot to take in Tina made us feel confident we can be successful with our training of Edgar.
In terms of the rating requested below it is difficult to give a full appraisal as we have only had one session. The session was very good and we have no reason to believe any future sessions will be anything other than helpful.
Such a lovely pup, but there again all pups are gorgeous!! He did respond really well and I have no doubt that with quiet, calm consistent work, he'll be a dog to be proud of.
10th November 2014Tina Edwards dealt with:
Tina seemed to immediately transform Charlie and show us how to become his leader and he was very receptive and is much calmer already, cant wait for the next session!
A very handsome dog who had recently ignored recall and chased sheep. A very serious situation and to be able to let him off lead, he must learn to respond to his owners - his life could depend on it. However, he responded so well to the training and I'm sure when I next see him his owners will be able to show off his new found delight in coming back when called regardless of distractions!
Crowborough, East Sussex
5th November 2014Tina Edwards dealt with:
Everything was explained clearly and some improvements were very clear after the initial visit.
Good consistent daily training will continue the improvements already achieved. He responded very well to the work put in place and I look forward to seeing the improvements for my self!
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
1st November 2014Tina Edwards dealt with:
Tina was fabulous, she listend to our concerns with Mabels hyperactivity, barking and pulling on the lead and showed us how to deal with unwanted behaviours. Within the first session Mabel showed improvement in all the areas we worked on. We were very impressed, it will take time and we need to be consistent but feel very positive that we can have a calmer girl and enjoy our walks again.
Mabel had become so noisy, barking and squealing when going for a walk that her owners dreaded taking her as she was disturbing the neighbours, barking at every person and dog she passed on the street. She is a slightly nervous dog, but her owners now understand how to desensitise her to the triggers that hypes up her adrenalin so that she can now learn a new set of behaviours, getting lots of fun and praise in the process.
27th October 2014Tina Edwards dealt with:
Tina gave us lots of information to help calm Willow down, advised us to change her diet which amazingly has changed the way she behaved in 2 days, gave us lots of home work and showed us how to be top dog - has definitely worked for us, Tina is returning for a follow up visit to help us with walking willow, not her pulling us for a walk; thankyou Tina for your help
A dog's diet can have a huge affect on behaviour, just like children! so good nutrition is always a good place to start when dealing with issues. Willow is a lovely girl but was driving her owners demented with her constant "on the go" behaviour, chasing shadows, barking almost non stop except when she was asleep, which wasn't often! I'm looking forward to seeing the changes myself and to help her learn to walk calmly on a loose lead next to her VERY patient and committed owners. Many would have giving up on this girl, she was soooo loopy!
15th October 2014Tina Edwards dealt with:
Excellent grounding for my puppy. Well explained and easy to follow. Instant results. Also good advice re food.
I recently returned for a 2nd visit to discover what a lovely young dog responding to his owner and thoroughly enjoying his place in the pack hierarchy! We did some more work, teaching him to walk on loose lead (not with treats!) and how to focus and recall when off lead. A delightful way to spend an afternoon with a 5 month old pup.
12th October 2014Tina Edwards dealt with:
Was a fantastic session. Have already seen improvement in Alfie just one day later. Tina was calm, very knowledgable, showed no bias, very patient and understanding.
A young dog with a family who have never owned a dog before, they were seeking guidance and help with the "normal" puppy things that go on! They had already completed toilet training and had well researched the breed they wanted for a family pet and have a lovely little chap in Alfie. I showed them how to teach him not to steal shoes, tea towels etc., to stop chasing the broom and mop and how to improve on the lead and with recall. I can't wait to see him grow into the dog that will complete their family.
tunbridge wells, Kent
2nd October 2014Tina Edwards dealt with:
Tina was very helpful and Ruby tried to respond as best an eleven week old puppy could. I have persevered with the training and she does respond general. Sometimes she will SIT but rarely on first command! She is still very young but is walking better on the lead daily and is very sociable with other dogs and humans. Whilst the "deaf" ear of a Beagle shows already, I am determined with Tina's help that the good character Ruby has, will shine with great training.
A very pretty Beagle pup who is quite confident so will need consistent, calm work with lots of praise to help her to learn.
4th September 2014Tina Edwards dealt with:
Really pleased with the training we received they were like completely different dogs at the end of the session. They have never been so quiet and calm.
Found it very helpful not just for the dogs but for us and felt that what Tina taught us really helps and made sense.
Two 1yr old siblings who had started fighting and hurting each other, over food and attention of the family members. I showed the owners a lot of scenarios where they could work with the dogs together and individually to teach them the rule and boundaries that they needed to feel safe in the knowledge that they didn't have to vie for top dog position with each other as the humans had now taken that job vacancy!! They responded really well, but only consistency with the daily training programme will give permanent results.
Minster , Kent, Kent