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Jen has done wonders for our already fabulous babes. We had some issues with aggression and barking and her methods for correcting the behavior worked beautifully! Her approach is tough, yet so loving and all 3 of our dogs love her, which has never happened in the succession of trainers we’ve worked with. She’s honest and patient and effective and we couldn’t be more grateful for all she’s done for our family.

Loryn & Adam Kolbrenner
Los Angeles, CA

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“We have a private jet that allows us to take our pappillon (Lola) anywhere in the world. However, before we hired Jennifer McCarthy to conduct live-in dog training, Lola’s aggression made it difficult to travel. After one package session with Jennifer, she no longer has aggression problems and understands that I am in charge. We also participated in Trick Training and now Lola loves to show off her favorite trick grabbing a Kleenex when I sneeze. Thanks to Jennifer, Lola is a pleasure to take everywhere.

Jennifer – My World Class Dog Trainer.”

Mary Campbell and “Lola”
Palm Beach, FL

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“Jennifer is truly interested in her professional development. I have observed her continually challenging herself first-hand for over eight-years. Every day, in every way she is getting better and better. Jennifer is amazing.”

Captain Haggerty
Palm Beach County, FL

In memory of Captain Arthur J. Haggerty December 3, 1931 - July 3, 2006

"The Grandfather of Dog Trainers, a great teacher and a man who is truly missed."

“Jennifer McCarthy…..Wolf Woman. Jennifer has helped me to save the life of my newest rescue dog Lilly. She gave me hope and helped me to create a strong healthy relationship with my dog and to help rehabilitate this fear aggressive deaf dog. With Jennifer’s world class training skills, her love of animals and much patience we are helping Lilly to live with confidence and less fear. I know now, with first hand experience that you can teach an old dog new tricks. with kindness, consistency, patience and love.”

Dana Balaban
Prescott, Arizona

Photographer & President of Arts A Cause

“I’ve worked with Jennifer for five years and have personally treated all of her German Shepherds. Her dedication not only to her own animals, but that of her clients is evident in her commitment to generate a successful pet / owner relationship. Her skill level and training intensity outmatches anyone in the field.””I’ve worked with Jennifer for five years and have personally treated all of her German Shepherds. Her dedication not only to her own animals, but that of her clients is evident in her commitment to generate a successful pet / owner relationship. Her skill level and training intensity outmatches anyone in the field.”

Dr. Dean Graulich, DVM
Malibu, CA

Owner, Pacific Coast Animal Hospital and Vet Expert on "Who Gets the Dog" on Animal Planet

“Jennifer is most capable in all aspects of understanding and training all breeds of dogs. Her work with the German Shepherd is outstanding!”

Enid Quick
Los Angeles, CA

Top breeder of 35 years, producer of over 100 AKC Champions and AKC Judge since 1979

“Training with Jennifer has completely changed the relationships between us, and our 4 dogs. Buddy, who (at 5 1/2 years of age) has always been a fearful and sometimes aggressive dog in public, is now, after only a few months of work, a friendly and sociable dog. In a lifetime of dogs, I have never experienced such a dramatic change in the confidence and joy we now experience with our dogs. (Not to mention the deepened bond and love we enjoy). I have worked with many dog trainers over the years and none come close to Jennifer’s expertise, commitment and dedication. I highly recommend her to anyone desiring to overcome any challenge with their dogs.”

 

Jamie and Barry Wolf
Boulder, CO

“We knew we had a naughty dog. We didn’t know we had a “sneaky little alpha”. As Rooster guarded his bed, bones and bowl with nasty growls and gnashing teeth, our sweet little hound didn’t seem so sweet any more. We’re not sure who got more training, Rooster or us, but Rooster has changed. He’s still sneaky but he’s not an alpha. Thank you Jennifer for giving us back our Good Lookin’ Rooster.”

Linda and “Rooster”
Malibu, CA

“Jennifer McCarthy is a knowledgeable dog trainer with a caring and patient personality! She thoroughly understands how to effectively train both the owner and dog, which is hard to come by with dog trainers. After working with two other dog trainers before meeting Jennifer, my husband and I were frustrated with the results. Since as a couple we were first time dog owners it was important for us to get the most out of training our dog, but we really needed to be educated on how to accomplish this.

Meeting Jennifer changed everything and since she specializes in working with German Shepherds, we were able to see how well trained our dog Kingston could be, which is comforting from the beginning. Jennifer’s style of using her dogs to interact with myself and Kingston works well for us and gives each of us the chance to learn by example. Jennifer is not only a wonderful trainer who is always willing to set aside time for you and your dog, but she is a great listener and support system for helping you and your dog live up to your fullest potential.”

Shannon Westveer and “Kingston”
Los Angeles, CA