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Derrick • Texas

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Get to know

Derrick

Specializations

Basic Puppy Wag​

Basic Teen Wag

Advanced Wag

Anxiety | Aggression Wag

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Source of Inspiration

Derrick's journey into the world of dog training was ignited by his innate passion for animals and his background in teaching and training. Formerly, he worked in the healthcare field, maintaining and repairing medical equipment while also instructing nurses on their usage and guiding new hires in performing procedures like venipuncture. Despite his success in this field, his heart was drawn to a different path, one that involved his lifelong affinity for dogs. Observing an opportunity at a facility specializing in dog training, Derrick took a leap of faith and transitioned from his role as a Licensed Vocational Nurse and machine technician to become a kennel technician. It didn't take long for his potential to shine, and within three months, he was offered the chance to delve into dog training—an offer he enthusiastically embraced, marking the beginning of his fulfilling career in the canine world.

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Professional Experience

Under the mentorship of two master trainers, Derrick honed his skills and understanding of canine behavior. Additionally, he pursued formal education in animal behavior through Holly and Hugo Animal Behavior College, earning a certificate that validated his expertise in the field. Throughout his career, Derrick has found particular joy in behavioral training and basic obedience, relishing the opportunity to nurture the bond between dogs and their owners. He also delights in teaching fun and impressive tricks, recognizing the value of enrichment and mental stimulation in a dog's life.

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Unleashing Expertise

Derrick finds particular joy in behavioral training and basic obedience, relishing the opportunity to nurture the bond between dogs and their owners. He also delights in teaching fun and impressive tricks, recognizing the value of enrichment and mental stimulation in a dog's life.

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Future Forecast

Looking ahead, Derrick envisions himself establishing his own dog kennel within the next five years. His vision extends beyond mere business ambitions; he aspires to create a space where dogs from all walks of life can thrive, offering affordable rates to ensure that every dog has the chance to experience joy, socialization, and learning in a safe and welcoming environment. By fostering positive canine behavior around family, friends, and new acquaintances, Derrick hopes to make a meaningful impact on both the dogs and the community they inhabit.

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Phone

(855) 924-4999

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