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"For us, Alex is everything a dog trainer should be and so much more.Through kindness, repetition, and a ton of positive reinforcement, Alex trained our puppy with the goal of enhancing his personality while offering tools to enrich his future as he grows into a dog."
"We have a 5 month old staffy bull terrier who was very bite-y and had major separation anxiety... What we really appreciated about The Dog Father Dog Institute above all other board and trains we spoke to was that Alex really really cared, he was very curious about our dog and our desires and he trained us along the way." 
"We were having issues with Frida's jumping, puppy biting, pulling and her lack of impulse control. Alex was able to help with all those issues and more...If you are looking for a dog trainer that trains with love, patience and positive reinforcement, Alex is the trainer for you."
"I was looking for a board and train for my reactive dog Walnut, but specifically I was looking for dog trainers that did not use harsh/fear tactic methods like e-collars or prong collars. Alex helped us understand our dog from the behavioral side on why he was so reactive and taught us methods on how to combat it."
"It felt like no matter how much I tried or what I did, I could not get Phinny to sleep or stay in his crate, would cry constantly and was making me think what the heck did I just get myself into. Alex makes sure to not only treat your dog as his own, but ensure they're the best versions of themselves once they're ready to come home."
"Training Maple with techniques learned online only got us so far and we struggled with crate training & separation anxiety amongst other areas. In just 2-months of working with Alex, Maple has transformed into a well-behaved puppy at 6-months old."
"The barking and constant terrorizing of her sister were out of control. I knew immediately that she would require a boarding situation but didn't want to leave her with just anyone. Not only did he love her like his own dog, he taught her obedience through positive reinforcement, which was super important to me."
"We knew we needed a trainer for our 1.5 y/o rescue when she started to show signs of fear reactivity towards our guests and other dogs out on our walks. He's so kind, flexible, nonjudgmental, and knows exactly what he's doing and talking about."
"Winnie struggled with nipping and jumping, and was fearful of new experiences and our 3 year old daughter was becoming fearful of her as well. Our sweet puppy came home and had learned so much in that time."
"We started with the puppy level board and train to address his behavioral issues... Fred is now the sweet, goofy, gentle giant Great Danes are known to be, all thanks to Alex. I honestly would not have been able to handle Fred without his help." 
"No one works harder than Alex, owner and trainer to bring the very best out of you, your family and each individual dog and breed. Alex builds trust from the moment you and your dog meet him."
"If you're reading this then most likely you're in need of some help with your pup. Look no further, the dog father is here to help. If you love your fur baby then this is the place for you."
"Atti came to us with severe separation anxiety and not knowing any English commands. We chose to do the two week Board and Train and she came home a new girl!"
"... Arch soon began to show signs of aggression and disobedience and it became clear to us that we all needed professional help! By the end of Archie's 3 week Board and Train with Alex we were more confident in our abilities as handlers and Archie is now a very sweet, well behaved boy."
"We decided to enroll Lilly in the 2 week Board and Train Program. It was a prefect option, as Lilly learned commends and to better handle her puppy excitement... In addition to the training, Alex provided daily updates to ensure our pup was safe and having fun during the boarding, which as a dog owner is so important."
"Ella was an aggressive and dominating dog from the start. She would bite us and attack our 16 year old standard poodle. We had almost lost hope when she would not stop jumping and biting. If you want a dog trainer that can truly help your family call Alex."
"I got a puppy, and after bringing her home, I quickly realized I was in over my head. I was overwhelmed with the biting, separation anxiety, etc., and knew I needed help. I couldn't believe how much she's learned in just 2 weeks, I still can't!"
"Ozzy was basically doing what he wanted to do, had a lot of bad habits and bad leash pulling on walks. I reached out to a few trainers, but after talking and having a meet and greet with Alex, I knew he was the one!"
"I appreciate that Alex comes with a plan each week to build on the previous week's lesson, but is flexible and willing to include other areas of focus important to the owner. He always shows up with a great attitude and his passion for working with dogs is clearly evident."
"My dog Stewie is 9.5 years old and let me just say that you can teach an old dog new tricks! Alex has proved that by far!"
"She has become a fun loving, playful girl. It was his gentle demeanor and total heartfelt compassion for Maggie that I believe she responded to the most. Her obedience training (which is mostly training us) has just been an added perk."

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