Sydney Warner, ABCDT, Dip. CBST can address behavior problems and provide personalized training in the following areas.
Reduce stress for pet and people alike
Improve communication between you and your pet
Strengthen the human-animal bond
Train YOU to train your dog!
Teach you skills in observing animal behavior, behavior modification, and training that you can use for the rest of your life!
New Pet Introductions
Lower Stress at the Vet and Groomer
Destruction, Chewing, Digging
Reactivity, Jumping, Barking
Overexcitement, Rough Play, Nipping
Fearfulness, General Anxiety
Toward Other Animals
*For cases involving human-directed aggression, a phone consultation is required for safety measures prior to the first in-home visit.
NON-COMPETITIVE CANINE SPORTS
Services are provided in your home or on-site. We observe and treat problem behavior where it is happening. Examples of on-site work include working with you and your pet while on a walk, at the park or at the veterinarian's office.
We can also provide phone consultations for some behavior concerns.
Clever Critters serves the Hampton Roads area of Virginia including Yorktown, Newport News, Poquoson, Hampton, Portsmouth, Norfolk, and Virginia Beach. We serve some areas of Williamsburg, Gloucester, Isle of Wight, Suffolk, and Chesapeake.
Dogs and cats of all ages, breeds, and temperaments. Other pets on a case by case basis.
Sydney Warner is a Certified Dog Trainer and holds a diploma in Canine Behavior Science and Technology. She trained for two years under Clever Critters' founder and Associate Certified Applied Animal Behaviorist, Ellen Mahurin.
Before seeking help for a behavior problem from a behavior consultant, your pet should be up-to-date on veterinary care.
It is important for your veterinarian to identify possible medical causes for behavior problems