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1. Immediate Help.

Here's 11 great reviews; including 4H Beef Club Alberta letter of reference; particular to instant results from ½ hr $25 consults with a money-back guarantee.

Read from (5) Google & (6) Facebook sources or choose from our glossary links & jump to the exact review containing your goal:
obvious right away we will be lifelong members keep learning at each lesson dogs best interests at heart
I had made the right choice our lives have changed learnt so much
made all the difference top quality service huge improvement
"He was punctual, easy to talk to, excellent with the members, motivated, and it was obvious right away that his skilled training methods were going to make a difference."
4H Alberta - Reference Letter (2013)

"... we look forward to working with our dog at your facility with the support and guidance we need."
JAGGER - Google Reviews (March 2018)  5/5  

"...By the end of the first session I could tell I had made the right choice in bringing her there. Not only did I already feel an improvement in Roxy...

"...I left having really enjoyed the session."
ROXY - Google Reviews (March 2018)  5/5  

"We emailed a rescue organization and said, 'We're not giving him up, we just want to know what you do when you get someone like him'.

"They replied immediately and told us about 780. My first phone call with Adam was remarkable...

"...his understanding of our situation and the validation he offered was the first ray of hope in a long time.

"We booked a consult... His confidence and knowledge about the nature of Charlie and what he needed made all the difference.

"We were really impressed that before we made a commitment to training, 780 offered us a number of tips that were well worth the $25 consult fee."

CHARLIE - Google Reviews (2016)  5/5  

"We live several hours away from 780 so I phoned Adam. He immediately offered his support and suggested we come for a consult appointment..."

"...We will be lifetime members. Thank you so very much for all you do."
AXLE - Google Reviews (2016)  5/5  

"...We walked away from our ½ hr consult as Members of the kennel and with some tools to start working with him.

"...now been for 3 lessons with 780 and our lives have changed. Turns out it was us that needed some training."
DIO - Google Reviews (2016)  5/5  

"...he has taken 3 courses of obedience lessons with other trainers and the unwanted behaviours still persist..."

"...We live in Northwest Edmonton and the drive out to the kennels took about a ½ hour and was very easy to find. The kennels themselves are modern, clean, heated, and well staffed."
TATER-TOT - Facebook Recommendations (December 2017)  5/5  

"...Adam has always made himself available to answer any questions I have had and is always very personable and great to work with when it comes to my fur kid.

"If you're looking for top quality service and getting good results from people that know what they are doing, don't hesitate to give 780 a call and book a consult..."
CHANCE - Facebook Recommendations (December 2017)  5/5  

"I am very grateful for all I have learnt and keep learning at each lesson!! Thanks 780..."
SHILOH - Facebook Recommendations (August 2017)  5/5  

"I have taken my puppy to 2 sessions already and will be going back for more. I have learnt so much and they are always willing to chat with me about my dogs..."
TUCKER - Facebook Recommendations (March 2017)  5/5  

"We brought our boxer to meet Adam today, he has been showing some aggressive behaviours, right away Adam explained he is very, very, protective of his family...

"Adam gave us a few suggestions to start and an exercise, and with in a very, very, brief period of time Odin was already showing huge, huge, improvements.

"Adam is extremely knowledgeable, and it showed in the short amount of time we were there..."
ODIN - Facebook Recommendations (July 2014)  5/5  

"I have finally found a dog trainer whom I really believe has only the dogs best interests at heart..."
LAKOTA - Facebook Recommendations (January 2014)  5/5  

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2. Support & Guidance.

Here’s 28 best-rated reviews; including Second Chance Animal Rescue Society letter of reference; explicit to care & direction learning new skills & techniques.

Read from (20) Google, (3) Yellow Pages, & (5) Facebook sources or choose from our glossary links & jump to the exact testimonial containing your goal:
patient with me open to my reservations always there when I needed them experience was fantastic
very understanding allowed me to learn pets always come first super accommodating
happy with the training trained us how to manage professional people makes so much sense
explain everything so well no nonsense approach so much support down to earth
works with us leaders of our pack saved my dogs life
not pushy cater to each dog easy to learn techniques
"Many trainers and experienced behaviourists haven't been able to provide what Adam can at 780."
Second Chance Animal Rescue Society - Reference Letter (2013)

"After our first training & daycare consultation it is clear 780 knows what they are doing. The staff seem very knowledgeable and the kennel is clean/well maintained and organized."
JAGGER - Google Reviews (March 2018)  5/5  

"I came to Adam almost 1 month before our assessment date. We had already been cleared by the vet, submitted the medical paperwork and an outline of our training history.

"The facility was great. Clean and a good temperature.

"Adam really listened to my concerns and was patient with me. I was already excited for our next session.

"In the next few sessions Adam determined the best way...

"...up until the final 2 sessions before our assessment, Adam had us doing everything off leash. Every time I put a leash and her mobility harness on, I noticed a marked improvement...

"...everything just seemed to keep improving. By the time our assessment date came up, I had no doubt in my mind that Roxy was well prepared. She passed easily.

"...In just under a month with about ten sessions there was a dramatic change. Roxy went from really good to excellent.

"Our lines of communication became much clearer. My confidence in her as well as myself has improved. I rely on Roxy for independence and that communication is so important.

"I can honestly say I've never felt better about my relationship with my dog than I do now. I plan to try to budget to continue sessions with Adam to introduce a few more tasks to Roxy's resume.

"I really enjoy our training sessions. Adam has been very patient with me and understands my limitations and I was actually surprised at how quickly I became comfortable with him.

"On occasion, as I'm leaving a session, someone else is coming in and every comment I've heard from anyone else bringing their dog to him is similar.

"The positive change in their dog amazes them. Or they've tried a few different trainers and got nowhere and were at their wit's end until coming to 780 & now they can manage their dog...
ROXY - Google Reviews (March 2018)  5/5  

"...With time and lots of work... he went from pulling you on a walk to walking beside you.

"From running away when you called him to coming to you when you called..."
DIESEL - Google Reviews (2016)  5/5  

"Very friendly staff and a great facility. "The staff are very understanding to the individual needs of owners and dogs which is refreshing nowadays.

"They have a great understanding of dog and human behaviour to help you and your dog get the most out of your relationship.

"They take the time needed to explain everything and I never felt rushed in the process.

"What a great place and will be recommending it to all dog owners."
GOOSE - Google Reviews (February 2018)  5/5  

"...going to 780 since our pup was 3 months old. He's now about to turn 1 year, and we are so happy with the training sessions and the experiences...highly recommend 780 for any canine of any age."
PEPPER - Google Reviews (February 2018)  5/5  

"I own a 100-pound Great Dane puppy that was challenging me. Trying to socialize him at an early age, I enrolled him into other training classes, 5 in total.

"I also took him regularly to another daycare since he was 3 months old. Later, I found out he had no boundaries at daycare and would play rough.

"It wasn't unusual for him to come home with bite marks and scars on him. The worst part to no boundaries at daycare was how he played with me.

"He would try to dominate me, often biting and bruising me. I was desperate when I heard about 780. Giving him up crossed my mind... One last effort was to meet with Adam.

"I probably would not still own Bogey if it wasn't for 780 KENNELS."
BOGEY - Google Reviews (October 2017)  5/5  

"I cannot say enough great things about 780 and there staff! You can see the love and respect for all the dogs they work with!

"My brother has been taking his pup to 780 from the beginning and now with a stubborn Catahoula on my hands, we have been training with 780 which has been incredible.

"780 explains everything so well and works with us and our pup, making sure we are all comfortable and set for success.

"Thank you 780!!!"
RIVER - Google Reviews (May 2017)  5/5  

"... while I am not completely comfortable with certain levels of force, such as prong or shock collars, I am willing to try to help my dog...

"...My dog is one of the family and is my "furchild" and I will do anything I can to help him.

"The trainers are very open to my reservations and not pushy nor will they force me to do anything I am not comfortable with.

"In my consult they were very clear with explanations and very reasonable in response and expectations.

"I think training a dog is much like raising a child and if you never tell a child "NO" you raise a spoiled entitled brat, similarly with a dog if they do not know the word "NO" or the appropriate behavior how can you expect the dog to stop?

*Update*
"We have now been training with 780 for a couple of months and I am so excited about the progress we have made and how well my pup is doing.

"I had worried that they were not "force free" but I now realize that not being marketed force free doesn't mean they are harming or hurting the dogs during training...

"...we still use tons of treats and praise and my dog is learning to trust me and ignore distractions and other dogs.

"His aggression level has improved so much we were able to walk down the road side-by-side with another dog; a Great Dane!!

"Also watching the staff with the dogs who are boarding and with the rescue dogs is amazing. The dogs are well looked after, there are lots of volunteers and workers on site looking after and training these dogs daily.

"The kennel is a great option for dogs who are not neutered/spayed or do not do well with other dogs as they get their own kennel area.

"Most places cannot accommodate these types of dogs. Great job 780!"
JAKE - Google Reviews (May 2017)  5/5  

"Adopting Thelma from Pitbulls for Life as part of 780's B.E.T.R. dog program was easy.

"Having free training sessions with 780 trainers was great and allowed me to learn about Thelma and see how her and my other dog, Coco, would interact.

"The trainers at 780 showed me how to manage Thelma's behavior and how to ensure that she could integrate into my home, without myself or Thelma getting overwhelmed.

"Thank you 780 and Pitbulls for Life for giving me Thelma and for making her transition into my home so smooth."
THELMA & COCO - Google Reviews (April 2017)  5/5  

"...had issues with a rescue dog...We worked with 780 and followed recommendations...

"...can't be more happy and thankful for 780..."
DIESEL - Google Reviews (2016)  5/5  

"... The training that I received will benefit my new dog and my family for the rest of our lives. I have recommended 780 to several people now...the best route to go...
SMOOCH - Google Reviews (2016)  5/5  

"...as our 1st dog showed lots of aggression towards other dogs, to the point where we couldn't bring her to public areas where other dogs may be present.

"780 trained us how to manage her, and now we feel comfortable walking through dog parks with her!"
NIKA & HADYN - Google Reviews (2016)  5/5  

"All of our training sessions are personalized to Charlie's needs and 780 is never at a loss to offer constructive solutions that work.

"We are working up to using 780 for daycare and boarding for Charlie and we are really impressed that our trainer...will also be meeting Charlie when he arrives for his first day of daycare.

"We also appreciate 780's honesty about the work that my husband and I have to do and 780's advocacy and respect for our dog's nature.

"The work that is going on there is saving our dog's life and our home life."
CHARLIE - Google Reviews (2016)  5/5  

"We were first introduced to 780 a few years ago at the Pit Bulls for Life Conference.

"We were very impressed by Adam's presentation and his philosophy relating to dogs as individuals and dog responsibility.

"His straightforward, no nonsense approach was something that appealed to us.

"Fast forward a few years and we adopted a 3-year-old Great Dane. We quickly realized our dog had issues that we weren't equipped to deal with, and we needed help.

"Although we hadn't used the services of 780 up to that point, we didn't forget Adam's presentation and knew we needed to reach out to him.

"The services provided by 780 are varied and all that we've participated in have been exemplary.

"780's training (of us and our dog) has been patient and encouraging...providing a level of support that bridges the physical distance between us and the kennels.

"780 always finds the positive and celebrates even the smallest wins with us. We have kennelled our dog on several occasions as part of the B.E.T.R. program.

"This is a program that goes beyond basic boarding and includes training and socialization specific to your dog's needs while they are at the kennel.

"We're able to leave our dog without worry, knowing that he is safe and in good hands while providing enrichment tailored to him.

"We have also participated in the monthly pack walks. This is a great opportunity to interact with other members of 780.

"There are no words to express our thanks to Adam and the team. 780's support has gone above and beyond anything we could have hoped for and we are forever grateful."
AXLE - Google Reviews (2016)  5/5  

"780 is the only place we will trust for boarding, training, or grooming our dogs.

"We've worked with 780 trainers...to help us build strong training relationships with our dogs.

"We now have 2 very well-behaved rescue dogs inside our home. The training we've received has helped us to become leaders of our pack...

"...with confidence and knowledge to ensure that we will always be able to manage their needs...Our neighbours and friends are amazed how well behaved our dogs are and have asked us where we received our training...

"...780 staff are very friendly and work hard to ensure that all of our requests are met when leaving our dogs in their care.

"The kennels are very well maintained, and our dogs get to spend a lot of time outside, and even get to train and play with the trainers when we use the B.E.T.R. boarding...

"780 posts videos on their Facebook page and its a great resource to view training techniques confirming they receive their time outdoors. We've used their grooming services...

"... The trainers and staff at 780 treat each dog as an individual and cater to each dog's needs.

"It's been our pleasure to work with people who understand and respect each of our dogs' behaviours and work hard to ensure our dogs are always well looked after.

"To any dog owner looking for boarding, training, or grooming, we will ALWAYS recommend 780."
MYA & RUSH - Google Reviews (2016)  5/5  

"Have been dealing with 780 for a few years and always was happy and satisfied with all the services provided...

"...always there when I needed them...have always enjoyed having conversations with them and learned a lot from them...

"...Most importantly all the staff understand that the pets always come first...
RAVEN & NAKITA - Google Reviews (2016)  5/5  

"I cannot say enough good things about the service I received at 780. As a long time owner and lover of dogs it is clear to me that Adam and his staff don't just work with dogs they live for the dogs..."
KHALEESI - Google Reviews (2016)  5/5  

"We have been struggling with our boxer, Dio, for the last year...

"We still have lots of work to do, but it's such a relief to know that we have the ability to be what Dio needs us to be.

"The support of professional people is wonderful! The staff are all great...The kennel is great, Dio stayed the last 2 weekends and loved it!

"I feel extremely confident leaving him with the people there. Also, very confident he can't get out, which is saying something as far as Dio is concerned.

"So, if you have a dog - check out 780, they are wonderful! I just can't stress how much of a difference they've made in our lives.

"They specialize in all sorts of training, they board, they groom and very importantly they work with Pit Bulls for Life Rescue!

"There are dogs up for adoption on their Facebook and website! Just check them out and share their page!! An amazing local business that I am so happy to support and share!

"...I will gladly spend some money to see the work they do with these animals. To see that dogs are going to new homes and being given a new lease on life is wonderful....

"...Supporting local business and one as special as 780 is extremely important!"
DIO - Google Reviews (2016)  5/5  

"... 780 saved my dogs life.

"I truly believe that if this dog had been adopted out to another family, that wasn't willing to put in the work, he would have been put down.

"780 has taught me and my family so much on managing behaviours. The techniques are easy to learn and follow and 780 was willing to answer my panicked text messages any time of the day.

"Every time I met with 780 I felt more confident in being my dog's leader. The entire staff at 780 is wonderful, I feel like I get to hang out with friends every time I drop and pick Kane up from boarding.

"We do tracking on Sundays and try to make it to the monthly pack walks. We have even been to the free training seminars... through the Pitbulls For Life Foundation of Alberta.

"There is so much support from this establishment, 780 is the best facility around and I trust them with my dog's life."
KANE - Google Reviews (2016)  5/5  

"From the moment we arrived on our first day until our last session, yesterday, the experience was fantastic. 780 was very knowledgeable about our dog Blue...

"They truly believe in a no-kill policy and that All Things Dog is manageable.

"That being said, when they agree to take in a dog from Pit Bulls for Life or any of the many other rescues they work with they are committing to it until that dog is adopted.

"That is a huge commitment in all their resources; staff, time & finances...

"Many of the dogs there would not be alive today if this commitment had not been made by 780...

"...I will not take Blue anywhere but 780 and any dog that we bring into our family in the future will go through all the training that 780 provided us..."

BLUE - Google Reviews (2016)  5/5  

"...We went for our first leashed walk in a public park today and I felt confident and equipped to work through distractions...we were able to successfully enjoy our walk today!"
NAHLA - Yellow Pages Ratings (March 2018)  5/5  

"We started bringing Jugger to 780 nearly a year ago and we couldn't be happier with the training we have received. I can't say enough good things about the instructors!

"Adam (the owner) has gone out of his way to help us out on when life has gotten in the way unexpectedly and has been right there to provide guidance and advice whenever we have questions or are unsure of something.

"He has worked with us every step of the way. We are now bringing our new puppy to puppy class and daycare."
JUGGER - Yellow Pages Ratings (December 2017)  5/5  

"I've been seeing Adam for private training with my dog Mabel, as I work shift work and I wasn't able to attend puppy classes.

"Right from the start, Adam was super accommodating. Adam has a way of breaking the training down and you wonder why you hadn't thought of it before.

"He makes it look too easy. It's training that makes so much sense and Mabel responds really well.

"He is great at reading your dog and the needs of the animal as well as reading you, the owner, and what's going work for you both.

"I've been so happy with the results of the training and my experience with 780 as a whole. I recommend 780 for all your dog needs:)"
MABEL - Yellow Pages Ratings (February 2018)  5/5  

"We had been searching for a dog trainer that understood that every dog has individual needs.

"After trial and error with other trainers we finally found what we were looking for with 780."
CHANCE - Facebook Recommendations (December 2017)  5/5  

"Loki has benefited greatly from Adam's training. I'd recommend him for anyone."
LOKI - Facebook Recommendations (October 2017)  5/5  

"You All Rock:) I am so glad I was referred to 780. Everyone there is friendly and very knowledgeable in training dogs...

"...Keep up the great work you guys really do make a difference."
TUCKER - Facebook Recommendations (March 2017)  5/5  

"Very happy so far with our experience with 780. They are down to earth and realistic. I like their approach... Thanks again."
CASH - Facebook Recommendations (March 2017)  5/5  

"Pit Bulls for Life met 780 in 2011. We have not looked back.

"It was immediately apparent to myself and dog lovers alike that 780 and PBFL had very similar views on individuality between each dog, dog responsibility & low-to-no-kill...

"...The trainers love these dogs as much as we do and we all want what is best for them; the dogs. We are very proud to share a facility with all of these amazing people."
PITBULLS FOR LIFE FOUNDATION OF ALBERTA - Facebook Recommendations (January 2014)  5/5  

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3. Aggressive & Dangerous.

Here’s 21 highest reviews; including Delta Community Animal Shelter letter of reference; detailing human & dog aggression specialization.

Read from (5) Google & (6) Facebook sources or choose from our glossary links & jump to the exact testimonial containing your goal:
aggression issues feral new baby kill shelter
anybody with any dog dangerous serious behaviour issues very nervous
much needed muzzle we needed help leash aggression biting
excitability & control some challenges incredibly stubborn correct behaviours
nothing worked fence jumping pitbull aggression
"Beau was especially difficult to place as he had developed aggression issues while at the shelter... Beau is now working with the Canadian Search and Disaster Dogs Association as a search and rescue dog."
Delta Community Animal Shelter - Letter of Reference (2010)

"...I would highly recommend 780 to anybody with any dog"
ROXY - Google Reviews (March 2018)  5/5  

"...After the consult he was able to diagnose the problem and have a game plan. After buying a much-needed muzzle, we started short private training classes.

"We end the classes when Bogey starts to get saturated, not because the time is up. The training was personalized for Bogey. Adam helped me to train Bogey.

"After training for 1 to 2 months, Bogey and I have made progress.

"We still have a long way to go, but I'm happy to announce Bogey is not going anywhere, we are going to work through the challenges as they come up with the help of Adam and his staff.

"As Bogey's confidence grows, my bruises fade. Bogey has been using the other services as well. He has been going to daycare, where he learns all about boundaries.

"He will also soon be boarding and using the grooming service. Getting to the kennels is not easy, it takes me 1 hour each way... but it's worth it."
BOGEY - Google Reviews (October 2017)  5/5  

"I recently attended 780 KENNELS in Edmonton...

"In my consult they were very clear with explanations and very reasonable in response and expectations.

"If you struggle with aggression or leash manners and excitability and control; I highly recommend you give 780 a call and try them out.

"The $25 consult was one of the best things I did!

*Update*
"Jake continues to amaze me... We fostered a male Pitbull mix and female terrier mix recently and he got along perfectly with both...crazy dog...

"...just when I think he won't be able to play with other pups he decides he loves some!!"
JAKE - Google Reviews (May 2017)  5/5  

"... We tried taking him to several different dog trainers, and doggy daycare's but nothing worked until we found 780."
DIESEL - Google Reviews (2016)  5/5  

"We have been using 780 for close to 5 years for All Things Dog.

"We started using their training services... Our 2nd dog was rescued at 3 months old and was close to becoming feral.

"When we took him into our home 780 was instrumental again in training us how to manage him in our household and around our family.

"Left to his own, without any intervention, he would have most likely ended up fearful of all humans. We never hesitate in recommending 780 for all things dog!"
NIKA & HADYN - Google Reviews (2016)  5/5  

"After spending hundreds and hundreds of dollars for over a year with a number of professional dog trainers, my husband and I reached the end with our dog's aggression - which had only increased to an unmanageable and dangerous point.

"Family members were planning an intervention to have him removed as they were worried about our safety."
CHARLIE - Google Reviews (2016)  5/5  

"We quickly realized our dog had issues that we weren't equipped to deal with and we needed help."

"...We highly recommend 780 and five Rotties just doesn't seem like enough."
AXLE - Google Reviews (2016)  5/5  

"... We went through some challenges with our dog at first but with Adams help and training we were able to find a solution that worked for us and our dog. I will continue to use their services anytime..."
KHALEESI - Google Reviews (2016)  5/5  

"...He learned to jump our 6ft fence. I couldn't keep him inside 24/7, and with my new baby, I found it hard to keep up with him.

"The 2nd time he jumped the fence combined with how hard it was to socialize and walk him, I was at the end of my rope.

"...Dio has always been a smart boy and we needed to learn how to handle that...It was get him trained or rehome him. Luckily, we found 780 right outside Edmonton...

"...Every year we will pay our membership regardless of if we are training or using the kennel..."
DIO - Google Reviews (2016)  5/5  

"I adopted a Pitbull in December, and shortly after taking him home, we started seeing some pretty serious behaviour issues...

"They turn dog owners that have no idea what they are doing, into confident, balanced, smart pack leaders. They will have our loyal business forever."
KANE - Google Reviews (2016)  5/5  

"Before joining 780's training...I was accepting never to take my Boxer on a leash walk again! She is leash aggressive...
"...I am so thankful to have found 780..."
NAHLA - Yellow Pages Ratings (March 2018)  5/5  

"780's staff have been a huge help to me and my family with our incredibly stubborn and socially inappropriate American Bulldog...the private training has been immensely helpful!"
HARLEY - Yellow Pages Ratings (November 2016)  5/5  

"A few months ago, I had been struggling with my Pitbull's aggression problems, so much so that I was considering euthanasia.

"However, I looked into some dog training and found one for aggressive breeds; 780... After purchasing 20 classes, we noticed a huge improvement after only 6.

"Adam approaches everything in a calm, humane matter. Cannot say enough good things about this business. Changed our life."
DIESEL - Yellow Pages Ratings (October 2018)  5/5  

"Adam and 780 have been fantastic. The training has really improved my dog's behavior and enriched our relationship.

I appreciate Adam's calm patient manner. My dog loves the training."
MAXX - Better Business Bureau Testimonials (February 2018)  5/5  

"The amount of care 780 took of our pup was second to none. She is always excited to go for training or boarding and always comes home happy.

"Sadie Mae comes from a kill shelter in Florida, she was believed to be bred and dumped on the streets of Miami numerous times.

"Although she is an amazing dog...she has a few issues that we need the specialists at 780 to help us with.

"We highly recommend 780...upfront, transparent, and courteous, we never felt nervous about leaving her there as she was always in good hands.

"All the staff I've ever talked with or dealt with have been amazing, caring and full of valuable information. Thanks for always taking great care of our fur baby!"
SADIE MAE - Facebook Recommendations (March 2018)  5/5  

"Our dog Chance is generally very nervous about new places and people and he does just fine out there...Everyone is extremely nice out there and you can see the compassion they have for all dogs..."
CHANCE - Facebook Recommendations (December 2017)  5/5  

"Working with Adam, private training with Shiloh, my 6 month old beagle, has been extremely helpful and a blessing as she was out of control and stubborn as well as biting..."
SHILOH - Facebook Recommendations (August 2017)  5/5  

"780 rocks. Very friendly and knowledgeable. I have a bully puppy, who like all bullies, is a tad hard headed.

"They are working on all aspects of his behavior and each session I notice changes.

"He also does daycare and 1 night a week, he boards overnight which is the highlight of his week.

"I highly recommend them for all your dogs needs."
CAPONE - Facebook Recommendations (March 2017)  5/5  

"...we look forward to continuing to work with Adam on Odin's behaviours. It was a huge relief off my shoulders leaving there today, knowing we can correct the behaviours that are occurring. Thank you, Adam."
ODIN - Facebook Recommendations (July 2014)  5/5  

"...In the 2 workshops I attended I learned more than all the other courses I've taken combined. Adam knows what he is doing!!"
LAKOTA - Facebook Recommendations (January 2014)  5/5  

"...PBFL believes behaviour in our fellow dogs should be respected and managed appropriately. Many of our "tougher" dogs were turned down by other trainers & kennels, looked upon; as the misconceptions perceived them; to be "dangerous".

"We did not feel the same way. 780 met these dogs and felt that they just needed a little bit of help. Yes; it takes time; of course; which we can give to them because of our relationship with 780...

"If we all work together, we can save so many more lives!"
PITBULLS FOR LIFE FOUNDATION OF ALBERTA - Facebook Recommendations (January 2014)  5/5  

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Delta Community Animal Shelter seal.

Aggression issues with a Doberman

Giant pack walk for 780 members.

Much needed muzzle work with Pitbulls.

Dog excitability & control work

Rescue mix with his best sit.

American Eskimo Pomeranian mix trotting.

Feral dog training.

Dangerous kill shelter rehabilitation.

Getting help with a rescue canine.

Some challenging dog behaviour during a down command.

Fence jumping re-directed to agility pole jumping.

Pitbull puppy.

Canine biting re-directed to his tug toy.

Very nervous puppy being handled.

Belly rubs for Mini Australian Shepherd.

K9 thunder vest in action.

Physical praise.

How to tug with your German Shepherd.

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4. Basic & Advanced.

Here’s 15 quality reviews; including Pit Bulls for Life Foundation of Alberta letter of reference; specific to beginner & intermediate dog commands.

Read from (7) Google, (1) Yellow Pages, (3) Better Business Bureau, & (4) Facebook sources or choose from our glossary links & jump to the exact testimonial containing your goal:
certified service dog increase focus ignore dogs verbal commands
off leash introduce tasks distractions obstacles & challenges
balanced training muzzle work neutering without treats
come when called adoption security scent detection
tracking boarding & training follow commands advanced skills
high prey drive resource guarding new puppy being less obedient
novice dog owners large breeds introduce a new dog leash walking
body language techniques good canine citizen
"We recommend Adam to anyone looking for guidance with their dog training challenges as well as dog care in general."
Pit Bulls for Life Foundation of Alberta - Reference Letter (2013)

"With the assistance and training of 780, I am proud to say I am the owner/handler of the first Rottweiler in Alberta to be fully assessed and certified as a qualified Service Dog.

"In fact, she may even be the only example of her breed working as a qualified Service Dog in Canada.

"...Roxy and I had a very good working relationship, but I felt I needed her to be a bit more attentive to me and responsive...

"...working on increasing focus... ignoring treats from others, bringing in another dog and having Roxy completely ignore it...

"...remain focused and respond to verbal commands...off leash...improvement in her responsiveness... voice commands...

"...room for improvement in our relationship...introduce a few more tasks...

"Whether you simply want to improve things with your dog, or if they really have issues that you need help with, I highly recommend at the very least a consult...

"...distraction training... manage their dog. Adam and his staff seem to understand that dogs are individuals and that there are no cookie-cutter methods that are going to work for all of them.

"...easily handle any of the obstacles or challenges she would have to face during her future service dog assessments..."
ROXY - Google Reviews (March 2018)  5/5  

"...I have taken more than 10 training classes in Edmonton all with force free trainers and spent well into the $1,000s but since approaching many about my current issues all I have been told is that my dog needs to be neutered and it will be like 'magic'.

"...I know this is not true and have tried several trainers, the most recent, telling me to simply muzzle him and set him free at a dog park and refusing to work with him further until he is fixed...

"...780 has a different approach...I am willing to try to help my dog as currently our quality of life is not what I would like...

"...Ignoring and giving treats is not always effective.

"Also, 780 does not believe that neutering will magically solve my issues.

"I have signed up for more training and am looking forward to some balanced training and better outcome."
JAKE - Google Reviews (May 2017)  5/5  

"...With time and lots of work... he went from pulling you on a walk to walking beside you.

"From running away when you called him to coming to you when you called..."
DIESEL - Google Reviews (2016)  5/5  

"...best dog adoption...training that I received will benefit my new dog and my family for the rest of our lives...

"...recommend 780...definitely keep visiting and going back..."
SMOOCH - Google Reviews (2016)  5/5  

"...trainers at 780 are very knowledgeable, especially when it comes to advanced security training that my dogs need and scent tracking..."
RAVEN & NAKITA - Google Reviews (2016)  5/5  

"780 is a great facility for boarding or training...with all types of dogs...Wouldn't go anywhere else."
BARON & BREEZY - Google Reviews (2016)  5/5  

"We adopted our American Pit Bull Terrier, Blue, from Pit Bulls for Life...780 works with PBFL by housing these dogs and has put together a training program tailored for each dog and the potential adopter...

"...Blue is a very hard dog to work with. He loves to push things as far as he can and forces you to stay consistent and committed to ensure he follows his commands...

"...780 taught us the skills needed to be successful with Blue through both 'yes' & 'no' training.

"It is the combination and understanding of when and how to use them that allows us to control Blue's high prey drive & resource guarding...

"...780 is dedicated to taking in these difficult dogs, working with them, and training the people who one day will 'open their hearts...

"...they specialize in working with dogs that have behavioral issues; the size and ability to seriously hurt an individual or their pet; and may not be aware of how to act around dogs with these traits...

"...taking the necessary precautions to assure that you and your pet are safe...

"...I guarantee that you will never find a kennel with a better staff..."
BLUE - Google Reviews (2016)  5/5  

"If you have a new puppy or a dog with issues, 780's training is the place to go...Thank you..."
HARLEY - Yellow Pages Ratings (November 2016)  5/5  

"780's been fantastic...my dog, a miniature Schnauzer, was 10 months old...becoming less obedient than when he was 3 months old.

"I am a novice dog owner and I found that I learn a lot from 780."
MAXX - Better Business Bureau Testimonials (February 2018)  5/5  

"780 is a first-rate training and boarding facility..."
HANK - Better Business Bureau Testimonials (May 2017)  5/5  

"We have been taking our 2 large breeds, one a Pitbull and the other a Mastiff / Boxer cross, to 780's boarding and training for 4 years now.

"We have found the staff at 780 to be knowledgeable and caring and would not trust any other kennel with our highly anxious Boxer / Mastiff, Brandy.

"...my dogs always enjoy their stay at the kennel."
BRIGGS & BRANDI - Better Business Bureau Testimonials (May 2015)  5/5  

"Adam & 780 came highly recommended from a few other trainers I know and trust.

"After talking with Adam seeing the kennels and dropping off our new Cane Corso for boarding; I can see why.

"You can clearly see they care, understand, & are super accommodating!!! I can not wait to get my other 2 dogs to the kennels to start introducing the new dog into our pack on neutral ground.

"Thank You 780 for everything so far and I look forward to all our future work with our newly expanded pack!!"
JUMBO - Facebook Recommendations (March 2018)  5/5  

"I'm a new puppy owner after 13 yrs. 780 staff have been amazing. Always helpful. I won't go anywhere else and I highly recommend them."
WALLY - Facebook Recommendations (February 2018)  5/5  

"...I had my 1 yr old mixed breed out to see Adam for a private consultation to address some behavior issues we have with him.

"After just 1 lesson we were pleased to see a marked improvement in his leash walking, attentiveness and attitude toward me.

"Adam was very quick to size up my body language...I've signed on for more lessons and am looking forward to learning more techniques to teach my pet to be a good canine citizen."
TATER-TOT - Facebook Recommendations (December 2017)  5/5  

"Best boarding and training facility that I have attended."
GIBSON - Facebook Recommendations (July 2017)  5/5  

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Pitbulls for Life Foundation of Alberta seal.

Increasing focus with a Rottweiler.

Introducing the new task of picking up keys with a certified service dog.

Pitbull adoption rehoming to a new family.

Resource guarding with a Mastiff.

Large breed mix crating training lessons.

Improving techniques for the recall command with a Labrador Retriever

Ignoring distractions while on leash with a Rottweiler.

Security Dog training with a Rottweiler and bite sleeve.

Following agility commands in weave poles with a German Shepherd.

New puppy walking harness lessons with a Mastiff.

Introducing a new German Pointer to the bird dog pack.

Verbal commands for bark & quiet lessons.

Advanced skills for bite work with a Belgian Malinois.

Working through being less obedient off leash with a Pit Bull.

Loose leash walking manners with a Moscow Watch Dog.

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