“Our history with Jen Gorman goes back almost eight years, when as new owners of a high energy Golden Retriever puppy, we signed up for a Puppy class with Jen.  Neither of us had any experience with training a dog . . all we knew is that we wanted our soon-to-be “big” dog to be well-behaved and obedient.  Jen was patient with us (when we clearly didn’t know what we were doing) and wonderful with Chief.  She has a real gift for connecting with a dog and teaching the owners (who are really the ones being trained just as much or more than the dog) how to reinforce the good behaviors and redirect the negative ones.  When we got our second Golden puppy (Max) about six months later, we were back again, taking another Puppy class with Jen.   Fast forward almost six years, and when we unexpectedly ended up with a third dog (this time a terrier puppy), I took the time to find Jen and see if she was doing another Puppy class.  Fortunately for us, she was, and Darby has now gotten that same great start on basic obedience and good manners  . . and, we got a great refresher on some things we had forgotten.   Jen is accessible, encouraging, knowledgeable and really fun to work with!”

– Alexandra Taylor