I had a great experience using Dana as a regular dog walker and occasional dog sitter for my two large dogs. It's a great relief to know your beloved fur-babies are in the capable, caring and positive hands of someone like Dana. Additionally, she provides clear communication with the humans and was... more
Dana is amazing! She is so good with my very active lab Hank; who always returns home tired. She is super reliable and has never missed a hike--rain or shine. Plus she's super adept at extracting Hank out of the pack that lives in our house. The best thing about Dana is that she really cares... more
Our golden lab, Bella, loves her walks with Dana and so do we. Dana clearly loves what she does; she brings great warmth, kindness, skill and patience to her work and, equally important, reliability. I feel lucky to have her on our team for Bella’s care and high recommend her to anyone seeking a... more
Teach Your Dog to Love Retrieving
Whether you’re interested in an informal fetch or a formal retrieve, your task will be easier if you encourage rather than discourage retrieve-related behaviors early in your relationship with your dog. When he has something in his mouth, praise him; tell him he’s a good dog! If it’s something he’s allowed to have, you can sometimes praise him and...