We believe in well behaved dogs in order for them to be free.
We will help you tackle your puppy's/dog's disobedience, by providing you with the techniques and tools you need most. By encouraging trust and positive reinforcement only, our specialist will help you to become the best dog owner you can be so that your pet becomes your best companion.
Meet our Trainer!
Kristen is a positive reinforcement dog trainer with a passion in educating the public in animal behavior and reward-based training. She obtained her Bachelors of Science in Biology, minor in Psychology and acquired her knowledge and skills through internships and work at several national aquariums training dolphins, sea lions, penguins, birds, and other exotic species. After working as a Dolphin Trainer at the Miami Seaquarium, her passion for animal training and love for canines has led her to become a professional dog trainer here in south Florida! She developed her own business, Crown Dog LLC, and assisted with training shelter dogs all with force-free methods. Kristen is a certified evaluator of AKC (American Kennel Club) and professional member of APDT (Association of Professional Dog Trainers) as well as earning her way to a CPDT-KA title through Certified Council of Professional Dog Trainers. She focuses on improving a dog’s behavior in a way that builds confidence in the animal and strengthens the bond between canine and owner. Kristen believes that with positive training and the right type of leadership, any dog can succeed!
The programs we have available are:
Private Dog & Trainer Lessons
Private lessons will allow your dog to progress in obedience and skills quickly! Each session is customized to your dog’s individual needs. A comprehensive training plan will be created to help your dog accomplish their set goals. With the use of reward-based techniques, interactive games, and situational activities, your dog will learn and practice important life skills, benefiting both you and your canine.
Our Obedience and Manners training package includes 4 dogs/ trainer private training lessons and 1 in-depth dog/ owner/ trainer session at our facility. Each lesson will be customized to your preferences and your dog’s training requirements.
There are many behaviors that you can choose your dog to learn!
Focus/ look at me
OFF (of counter, couches, and other surfaces)
Back (to back away from room, doors or other common thresholds)
Obedience and building Focus / Dog Training 101 / Obedience and skills.
Our group classes are a cost effective way to train your dog! Each dog owner will learn to communicate and train their dog in basic obedience and behavioral manners. In this small class environment, you and your dog will get to practice new learned skills around controlled distractions. Behaviors taught in class include focus, sit, down, come, stay, basic leash walking, greeting other dogs and people, and leave it. Our trainer will also cover how to apply these skills in your day-to-day life as well as maintain good behavior and communication with your Canine.
Dogs joining group class must be comfortable with other dogs and people in a classroom environment. Each owner will be working with their own pet in class and must have their dog on-leash at all times. All lessons are with owner/dog/trainer.
Preregistration is required for freeDOGm’ s group class.
Series of 4 group Classes (1 class per week for 4 consecutive weeks)
Want to be more involve with your dog’s learning progress? Our owner and dog one-on-one sessions will give you the opportunity to learn and practice steps of training with the assistance of a certified trainer. During lesson, owners learn how to prevent and correct bad behaviors and receiving step-by-step training techniques to significantly improve your dog’s attention and manners.
This package includes three dog/ trainer private lessons and two in-depth dog/ owner/ trainer sessions at our facility. Our Behavior Modification package is specialized training program designed to change unwanted behavior into desired responses and good manners. Whether it is building confidence for a nerves dog, calming a leash-reactive dog, or just eliminating any unwanted naughty behaviors, this program will set your dog up for success!
Our Behavior Modification program can help your dog in:
Jumping up on people
Counter- Surfing/Stealing food
Leave-it (stop dog from grabbing or going after anything: food, trash, squirrels etc.)
Excessive pulling on leash
Resource guarding (food, toys,crate, etc.)
Drop it (immediately releasing items from their mouth)
You will be able to see your dog’s progress by receiving updates and a report card every time they train!
Please call to set up an appointment to meet with our professional dog trainer.
Our Doggy Day camp offers the most unique and convenient training program!
Drop off your pup for both daycare and obedience training. With both daycare and an hour of small group training, your dog will get the mental and physical stimulation they need! During Canine Camp, dogs perform a variety of activities that are designed to encourage them to learn, problem solve and gain confidence. Our Camp is perfect for any dog that already knows their basic obedience, but needs further practice. This session allows your dog to enjoy an educational experience with other dogs and strengthens their obedience skills around distraction.Your pup will practice great skills such as:
Coming when called
Go to place
Pollite door manners
After some fun training games, they will get to enjoy an enrichment food puzzle during a short resting time. This program is a great way to maintain and re-enforce your dog’s good behavior. Our goal is to make your dog happy while making training convenient for you!