I spent a decade training as a K9 Handler in Search and Rescue. I have been a
member of California Rescue Dog Association, Monterey County Search &
Rescue Dogs, Santa Clara County Search & Rescue. Since leaving Search &
Rescue in 2015 I have been helping Families gain the skills on how to have a
happy healthy BestDoGEver relationship.
Training Your Best Furry Friends. Your training sessions are private so each one is designed around you and your dog.
Once you experience
professional dog training, you will wonder why you waited until now. I look
forward to working with you and your pup.
I am committed to providing my clients with effective solutions to training
their K9 companions. My training technique is based on positive
So move forward to your Best
Dog Ever and give me a call today.
too late to teach an old dog new tricks, and I believe it’s never too late to
train any pet. My services are designed with you and your pet in mind, and I
believe in working as much with you as with your animal. I’m proud of my high
success rate and the level of satisfaction my clients, and their pets, come
away with every time - guaranteed.
- teach the dog the
behaviors they need to be a good companion
- Train the dog on what
you’ve taught them.
- Proof the dog on what you
- in motivation for the dog
- in reinforcement for
- Giving the dog a good
LOOSE LEASH WALKING
Loose leash walking is not a single behavior. It is a series of smaller behaviors taught individually to the dog which allows them to manage the information without becoming confused, shutdown or frustrated.
Consulting is my most popular service, which I’ve been developing and
perfecting since I started training dogs. I work closely with each one of my
clients and their animals to implement my proven problem solving process. I
know you have a busy schedule, so I will customize a plan that suits your
Don’t wait -
try any of my services today and give your pets the tools they need to reach
their highest potential.
Mutual Understanding Starts Here
$500 1 week Intensive
Do You Love your dog but got some pet peeves. Are you
wondering how you will be able to learn all that + Reinforcement in a session a
week with the trainer. Are you floundering trying to get your dog to act like
the YouTube dog.
I have the solution. I can teach the foundation skills in your home 3-4 days a
week. You can get "how to" instruction and homework. Wanna know more? Call me 408-201-2392
Have a one-on-one consulting session that explains your
dog's behavior quirks and gives you a blueprint on how to create the
relationship you want with your dog. Behavior Consulting with Candice Masters
is where truly effective training is grounded by developing a detailed
understanding and profound connection with the individual animal. This session
is filled with practical information and experience using effective positive
reinforcement training techniques.
Bring Home a Shelter Dog
Want to understand the best way to bring a new-to-you dog
home, whether you have a multi-animal household or just a single
pet? Want to have a trained professional help you seek out your
perfect companion? This is a 2-session course that lets you "get it
right" the first time, be prepared for your new best friend.
This 4-week package is ideal, teaching the basics through
games and mat work. All things "dog" come from this foundation work. it teaches the dog
patience and restraint gives the dog a choice of where to be and makes it clear
which choice they make pays them. Using techniques of which behavior pays,
helping you understand what behaviors you are paying for you may or may not
want and helping UP your mechanics so your reward delivery is spot on.
Science based training
What does CPDT-KA mean? Certified Professional Dog
Trainer-Knowledge Assessed is awarded to a person who has passed an exam
sponsored by the Council
for the Certification of Professional Dog Trainers
(CCPDT) and is
a certified positive reinforcement trainer. The CCPDT was started in
1999 to create a baseline of knowledge that could be measured and used as a
regulatory organization in an otherwise unregulated profession.
I am also a member of The Association of Professional Dog
Trainers , International Association of Canine Professionals and IAABC
why does that matter? Those are the associations where I go for continuing
education units, and exposure to the highly acclaimed experts in our
And how does that effect you the dog owner? You can rest
assured my trainings are science based, fear free, force free dog training. I have studied
and use scientific learning theory which simply put is how dogs learn.
Serving Irmo, Lexington,
Chapin, Cayce and Columbia