We believe that training your dog should be fun! We train using GAMES to build confidence, keeping your dog focused and engaged working on reducing environmental distractions and increasing FOCUS to YOU!
We are a training facility that uses scientifically proven Positive Reinforcement which rewards the desired behavior.
Reward-Based Training is all about working with your dog as a partner. The key to training is setting your dog up for success by rewarding good choices. Your training success will depend on you building strong, trusting communication with your dog by playing fun games and teaching your dog what you want them to do and we are here to help you do just that!
Janice Liscinsky, CPDT-KA, ABCDT is owner/trainer of The Perfect Pup, LLC (www.theperfectpupllc.com). She is a certified dog trainer (CPDT-KA) (Certification Council for Professional Dog Trainers, which is the leading independent certifying organization for the dog training profession), and an honors graduate of Animal Behavior College.
Janice is a member of the Association of Professional Dog Trainers (APDT) and a member of the International Association of Animal Behavior Consultants and is continuously attending seminars and reading educational books on training and animal behavior to further her education.
She has currently completed numerous seminars from Ian Dunbar (Animal Behaviorist, Dog Trainer and founder of SIRIUS Puppy Training) along with seminars from other industry experts and is an AKC CGC (Canine Good Citizen) Evaluator.
All training is done using positive reinforcement which rewards all desired behavior. Her love of animals began at an early age where she grew up having numerous pets. Janice currently lives in Deep River, CT with Dave and their fur babies Gunda and Dexter, both German Shepherds.
Janice has been a dog handler/trainer at many adoption events and did follow-up home visits with adopters’ to ensure everyone was happy including the dogs! Janice is currently working with Valley Shore Animal Welfare League (VSAWL) in Westbrook, CT, helping to train dogs to find their new forever home.