Training – Foundation Skills

Training – Foundation Skills

Dog training is an art and a specialized skill. Our Master Trainer has many certifications and lots of experience with client’s pets that will give you the dog training experience you expect from a professional.

Located in Jasper, at the base of the beautiful North Georgia mountains, Respectful Communications Animal Training is operated by Linda Ross, B.A., FFCP-Elite (Veterinary, Equine, Avian, Pet Sitter), DN-CPCP, CPPS. As a Dog Training Professional, Linda specializes in guiding pet dog guardians toward helping their reactive dogs become less fearful, resulting in less barking, lunging, and cowering, as well as starting puppies on the path to well-behaved companionship. We are lucky to have her working with us.

Our training goal is to have your pet:

• Happily engaging with you and other family members without fear, anxiety, or stress
• Offering an off-leash “sit” with extended duration, distance, and distractions
• Waiting for release (“stay”) from a down, sit, at doorways, at intersections, etc.
• Greeting other dogs and humans politely inside and outside the home
• Walking with a loose leash
• Eagerly returning to you when called
• Returning to a “place” or mat when cued
• Releasing an item to the floor when directed to “drop it”

PPG - No Shock, No Choke, No Prong Collars



Your trainer will travel up to 20 driving miles to your location at no additional charge. (If further away a distance charge will be applied.)

A Consultation with your trainer is is required before starting any training classes.

The initial 75 minute assessment is $125. Private training is $100 per hour. One dog per private training session.

We do NOT offer dog training sessions 7 days before, 7 days after, or on major holidays.


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Private Training

9am - 6pm by appointment

Choices Pet Sitters Services

At Choices Pet Sitters reducing fear, anxiety, and stress in your pet is our goal. We want your pet to feel comfortable while you are away. While we care for dogs and cats we also care for other pets who must remain home due to size, limited off-site professional options, the danger of exposure to pathogens, and a variety of other reasons. By coming to your home to visit, rather than removing your pet from your home, we satisfy the basic pet care needs of pets who might otherwise fail to thrive in another location while you are away. While no one can replace YOU as your pet’s stable and steady companion, an educated Choices Pet Sitters In-Home Pet Sitter is an important consideration for your pet’s safety and long-term well being. We want to be there for you. What are you waiting for? Click on the buttons to find out more about the pet sitting services you are interested in for your family.
NOTE: We are not a kennel and do NOT board/kennel pets off your property. As professional pet sitters, we come to your home for service.
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