To Whom It May Concern
I attended the September 2010 Basic Obedience Course that was presented at SADTC where I completed the course and am now a basic obedience instructor. I had no background in this field and it was all new to me. I started off doing research on the net for the most competent training facility and SADTC came out tops.
The two week course was drilling and exhausting but with all the experience and knowledge Chris and Christine had to offer, two weeks felt to short. There were so many bases to cover from raising your pup, diseases, as well as poison proofing and this was only the technical side of things. We still had to attend the practical, have first hand experience on how to present a class and how to handle difficult dogs as well as owners.
Every day was a new experience, a new learning curve; there was never a dull moment. Both Chris and Christine have been in their field for many years and they had all the experience on the do’s & don’t, previous harsh methods used and what’s the better option in today’s day and age and why? There wasn’t a question they couldn’t answer, a dog they couldn’t train. I was in awe of these two people.
SADTC facilities are clean, open and friendly. A very relaxed environment, where you could just let your mind wonder to the possibilities and take in as much information as possible.
I highly recommend SADTC, not just to take your dog for training but also if you are keen on becoming an instructor. Go for the best in the field you won’t ever look back.
I didn’t just learn about dogs and training, but I also became part of a family.