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Brianna Dick: Dog Behavior Expert, Trainer and Owner

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Brianna Dick: Dog Behavior Expert, Owner and Trainer

Hi there, I'm so glad you found us and are taking the time to learn more about Pack Leader Help Rehabilitation and Training. My name is Brianna Dick and I have been working with dogs with severe behavioral issues for the past 10 years. I'm the behavior expert that veterinarians and other trainers recommend when their client's dogs have been recommended to be put down, or on medication. I work with aggression issues, puppies, severe anxiety, fear, separation anxiety, over excitement, and any behavioral issue in between. 

I've studied dog psychology and dog behavior since elementary school. I've been walking packs of dogs since I was in high school but my more hands-on education in behavior came when I was an undergraduate student at Millersville University. I volunteered at the Humane League of Lancaster. I worked as a obedience trainer with dogs who had been given up primarily due to behavioral issues the owners refused to address or did not know how to correct.  Dog training only focused on the physical state of a dog, not how the handler's energy, body language and relationship created a calm dog or a confused dog. I soon recognized that dog obedience was failing dogs and owners, but dog psychology opened the door to understanding how to rehabilitate any dog with behavioral issues.

 

After transferring to Clarion University, I worked with a local shelter for the next 4 years helping to foster, rehabilitate and train dogs with a spectrum of behavioral issues. Through studying dog behavior, mentoring under world renowned dog behaviorists and learning how dogs interact with one another in a natural setting, I've designed a program with almost endless techniques and tools to help any dog and any dog. My approach is centered on clear communication and relationship building.

I now rehabilitate dogs and train owners in the D.C, Maryland and Virginia region. I finished my Juris Doctorate in May 2021., have a Bachelor's in Business Administration with a focus in small business and am a Professional member of the International Association of Canine Professionals. 

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Julianne Pham: Dog Trainer

Julianne  has worked for  multiple rescues by fostering and training dogs with behavioral issues, mentored under Tom Davis from Upstate Canine Academy and brings a dynamic approach to tough behaviors with dogs who many considered to be "untrainable".  Julianne also has a B.S. in Communication; Public Relations concentration from Kennesaw State University School of Communication.  

Julianne believes championships are won through practice, a good game plan and agility during turbulence. She believes the same to be true with dog training. Clear communication, trust and respect within your pack combined with an individualized training program and the right tools will lead to your success.

A sustainable and healthy relationship is predicated on your ability to learn, work and grow with your dog. Julianne believes her role is to ensure that dependable foundations are cultivated during our time together. Her goal has been, and always will be ,to educate and empower owners to be the best leader you can be for your dog. She understands each dog and family need a unique approach to training and behavior. Her refusal for cookie cutter is why she's been so successful with clients.

 

Her lifelong passion for animals and people is the driving motivator for what she do. She brings a background in animal rescue, human and sports coaching into each pack she work's with. She hopes to play a small part in your big story and vow to be there with you every step of the way!

Kyle Michael: Dog Trainer

Kyle has spent the past 3 years shadowing under Brianna and other world renowned dog behaviorist, trainers and experts.  He has a passion for creative problem solving when it comes to dogs with severe behavioral concerns. He believes that no dog is hopeless, regardless of age or temperament. Kyle is one of the youngest dog trainer's in America with a behavioral understanding that surpasses those twice his age. 

He believes every owner should have the opportunity to learn about their dogs natural needs and desires in order to create a harmonious relationship. He prides himself on his LIMA approach to behavior & training.

Iris: The Balanced Dog

It's impossible to rehabilitate other dogs without having balanced dogs to teach them. Pack Leader Help wouldn't be able to rehabilitate as many dogs as we do without our balanced pack member, Iris. She's a trained emotional support animal and she is trained to provide support to humans and dogs showing signs of discomfort. She loves dogs and people but most importantly, she loves her ball.

Iris: The Balanced Dog

It's impossible to rehabilitate other dogs without having balanced dogs to teach them. Pack Leader Help wouldn't be able to rehabilitate as many dogs as we do without our balanced pack member, Iris. She's a trained emotional support animal and she is trained to provide support to humans and dogs showing signs of discomfort. She loves dogs and people but most importantly, she loves her ball.

Boxer puppy Brianna Dick