How Bee A Good Dog Came to Be...
I have had dogs and cats all my life. I've loved all critters from a young age, and have always enjoyed working and playing with our family dogs. I was taught the choke chain method of training, but that method always felt invasive and it never felt like the right thing to do. I knew there had to be a better, more positive way to train.
Chester the Wonder Pup, a rescue from Boulder Humane Society, has been my biggest inspiration to become a full-time, gentle-method dog trainer. I graduated from Rocky Mountain Regional Dog Trainer Academy in August 2012. Since then I have had opportunities to do a lot of hands-on volunteer work as well as complete additional courses to expand my knowledge while continuing to work clients and their dogs.
As a former volunteer and a current foster mom to puppies and dogs that would otherwise be euthanized, I know first hand how important training is to keep your FurBaby in their FurEver home.
Whether you want your dog to learn basic manners and socialization, tricks, or you're interested in having your dog become an AKC Canine Good Citizen or AKC Community Canine, Bee A Good Dog has the tools to help you have the dog you desire.
I am an AKC Canine Good Citizen evaluator, a member of the Association of Professional Dog Trainers and Pet Professional Guild, as well as having just received my Humane Trainer Certification and continue to expand my knowledge through seminars, workshops and classes.
Come see how I am able to help you build a strong bond between you and your Furbaby!
Maureen is also proud and honored to be a volunteer trainer with Domino Service Dogs!
I have been asked why the ‘Bee’?
When I was coming up with a name I asked my friend Colleen if she could help me and she immediately replied, “Bee A Good Dog” because she knew of my passion and she also knew that my son Michael was killed by a drunk driver when he was 15 years old, his nickname was ‘Bumblebee”, so the name is not only a tribute to my passion, it is also a tribute to my son.
Conditioning Is Important
Conditioning is important
Tricks Are Fun
Tricks Are Fun
Early Socialization is Key
Early Socialization = well adjusted adult dog, very important for young pups