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You might have been taught to dominate your dog.

Now it’s time to connect with your best friend.

Learn to Connect

You want to do cool stuff with your dog, but it’s just not happening.

 

You’ve tried to do your part…

Your dog has been taught to sit and stay,

Yet you’re still struggling with the same issues.

Why is it so frustrating to get the relationship you want?

I’m a Certified Canine Behaviorist
and I specialize In:
  • Aggression & Reactivity
  • Fear & Sensitive Dogs
  • Improving behavior & building fantastic relationships

 

Life with your dog can be fun and easy.

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It’s possible to…

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Solve problems, simply and naturally.

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Connect with your dog through trust, communication, and love.

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Understand your dog deeply; stop wondering what he’s thinking.

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Stop feeling guilty and frustrated because you’re not getting results.

You don’t need another obedience training class. You need to transform your relationship.

Horizon Dog Training combines specialized behavioral consulting, based in science and psychology, with a focus on building relationships.

This way, you and your dog can share an undeniable bond WHILE you resolve frustrating behavioral problems.

“At first, I wasn’t sure training would help. But I’m so glad I took the chance! Working with Desiree far exceeded my expectations. After the very first session, I already felt much calmer and more confident.  I learned how to communicate in new ways.  She brought so much experience, a calm but enthusiastic demeanor, and she was unfailingly positive with both Callie and us” — Susan Fox

“Thank you does not even begin to describe how appreciative we are of Desiree’s help over the last few months! Sawyer’s perfect now and it’s more than we could have hoped for. Desiree believed in us when other trainers didn’t. She could see that we cared and we would do what was best for our girl. It meant the world to me that someone gave us a chance, and it changed our lives.” — Diana Gurich

Move beyond traditional dog training…
create true connection

If the old ways aren’t working…

Maybe it’s time to try something new.

It’s easy to teach a dog to sit.
You can learn that for free in 5 minutes on YouTube.
And you don’t need to choke, shock, or yank your dog to make him want to be with you.

We wouldn’t behave this way in any other relationship in our lives…
With strange, rigid expectations and rules.

What you NEED is something different.

Something DEEPER.

“Desiree is incredibly skilled at reading dogs’ behaviors and signals, and (more importantly), is able to explain that to people and teach us to begin to recognize these things. We feel like we understand our dogs so much more, and we can be successful with anything new.” — Alexis Corrigan

Transform your relationship with your dog into the bond you’ve always dreamed of having – regardless of where you are today.

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Imagine a world without limits for you and your dog.

If your dog could be the companion you long for, what would you do together?

 

Maybe you’d…

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Take your dog to fun places…

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Hang out together at a sidewalk cafe…

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Go hiking or discover new adventures…

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Relax, because you can trust your dog.

The problem is…

There’s a lot of misinformation in the dog training world…
And it can be more confusing than it is helpful.

Let’s get you the clarity you need to change your relationship today.

“We were afraid we would not be able to keep both our dogs, but as soon as we met Desiree, our worries vanished. She helped us learn to trust our dogs. We have gotten much better at communicating and reading our dogs’ signals. This was a real eye-opener for us, and now we have helped our dogs form healthy relationships with each other. Plus, she never made us feel like we had a “silly” question.” — Will Moore

Learn to understand your dog…

So they can be the loving companion you know they are.

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Horizon Dog Training only uses positive, dog-friendly techniques that BUILD your relationship rather than DESTROY it.

This way, you will have a guilt-free connection with your best friend… and the opportunity to enjoy a lifetime of adventures.

All you’re missing is the right approach… one that moves beyond training and creates connection.

Forge a soulful connection with your dog today.

Ready to connect with your best friend?

Download my free guide and start today!

10 things you can do right now to end bad behavior and forge a deep connection…without training, guilt, or “dominating” your best friend.

In home, private dog training – Greenville, SC.

Online Dog Training also available to other locations

It’s the ideal alternative to a traditional dog training class.

Your best friend stays with you and learns to listen to you… not just the dog trainer.

Plus, you’ll learn real-world life skills, not just tricks that your dog does for treats.

We use dog-friendly training that helps you understand each other, so the process is fun… not to mention life-altering.

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Unleash the power of your dog’s full potential.

Horizon’s positive, professional dog training services can help.

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Certified Canine Behaviorist, Certified Pet Dog Trainer

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“For someone who feels like they have no idea what to do, having Desiree’s comments and encouragement was so helpful. I felt confident after each session and I knew the strategies talked about during that session would help us. We are doing things together now that I would never have thought that we could in a million years.” — Mara Jones

“Stella is a completely different dog! I know we have a lot more to do, but I feel completely confident that she will be the best dog ever. I loved everything about our sessions, especially the way everything was customized from the moment Desiree met us and Stella. Desire always saw the best in us, and helped me understand Stella’s positives and strengths.” Morgan Johnson

Desiree was able to offer constant feedback about what I was doing right and wrong, and help with positive advice constantly. She is extremely knowledgeable in her field. She has opened my eyes and helped me to see everything differently when I didn’t think there was any chance of success. — Melinda Rodriguez