(757) 775-7987

Hampton Roads, Virginia

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MY SERVICES

Sydney Warner, ABCDT, Dip. CBST can address behavior problems and provide personalized training in the following areas.

Our Goals

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!

PRACTICAL SKILLS

Puppy Training
Potty Training
Basic Manners
Intermediate Manners
Advanced Manners

PROBLEM PREVENTION

Puppy Socialization
New Pet Introductions
Behavioral Enrichment
Conditioning Equipment
Lower Stress at the Vet and Groomer

PROBLEM SOLVING

Destruction, Chewing, Digging
Reactivity, Jumping, Barking
Overexcitement, Rough Play, Nipping
Fearfulness, General Anxiety
Separation Anxiety

AGGRESSION

Toward Other Animals
Toward People*
*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

Agility
Noseworks

Service Location

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.

Service Area

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. 

Species Served

Dogs and cats of all ages, breeds, and temperaments. Other pets on a case by case basis.

Service Provider

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.

*Important Note* 
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