Buddy's Chance, LLC, Austin Dog Trainer

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Dog training and behavior courses in Austin, Texas; group sessions and private consultations are available.

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My little papillon mix, Zoey, has the little dog syndrome. I got her when she was 5 months from the San Marcos Shelter. She was also aggressive towards bigger dogs and some human males. I don't know her story or how she came to be at the

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My little papillon mix, Zoey, has the little dog syndrome. I got her when she was 5 months from the San Marcos Shelter. She was also aggressive towards bigger dogs and some human males. I don't know her story or how she came to be at the

Pros: Flexible, Easy to learn, Quick results

Cons: Have to be consistant everywhere you go

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My one-year old dog and I attended a canine good citizen class and we both had a great time as well as learning a lot about good behavior in social settings with other dogs and people. The instructors were able to give individual

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My one-year old dog and I attended a canine good citizen class and we both had a great time as well as learning a lot about good behavior in social settings with other dogs and people. The instructors were able to give individual

Pros: Very knowledgeable instructors and great training techniques

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i am a first time dog owner but have loved dogs all my life. i finally rescued an adorable pup at the age of 6wks last year. we went through all the basic training classes and he did great, however we had an "encounter" with a friend's

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i am a first time dog owner but have loved dogs all my life. i finally rescued an adorable pup at the age of 6wks last year. we went through all the basic training classes and he did great, however we had an "encounter" with a friend's

Pros: understanding, experienced - caring!

Cons: as a dog owner, you need to be patient & persistent!

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We had one of our two littermates in the reactive dog training class. After a few of the group classes and sticking with the training routine at home we began to see results. We have seen a definite difference in the way our dog responds

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We had one of our two littermates in the reactive dog training class. After a few of the group classes and sticking with the training routine at home we began to see results. We have seen a definite difference in the way our dog responds

Pros: Unique style, effective training, friendly trainers

Cons: Difficult to get one on one attention

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The method I learned to control my somewhat aggressive dog at Buddy's Chance has been working very well. We got plenty of individual attention in the group classes, plus the benefit of working with other dogs. When my dog responded to

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The method I learned to control my somewhat aggressive dog at Buddy's Chance has been working very well. We got plenty of individual attention in the group classes, plus the benefit of working with other dogs. When my dog responded to

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I've been hesitant to review Buddy's Chance because it's small, and I'd like to keep it that way. This is my first review of anything, and my fear of Buddy's growing into an enormous "pay us to pet your dog by the minute" esque company is

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I've been hesitant to review Buddy's Chance because it's small, and I'd like to keep it that way. This is my first review of anything, and my fear of Buddy's growing into an enormous "pay us to pet your dog by the minute" esque company is

Pros: small, prix fixe boarding, no fee to feed your own food

Cons: Pick-up/Drop-off hours coincide with rush hour

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Our dog was impossible to take on a walk. She would whine, pull, bark and react to everything. After a few weeks of the reactive dog class we were able to take her on a walk around the block and now, 6 weeks in, we can actually walk her

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Our dog was impossible to take on a walk. She would whine, pull, bark and react to everything. After a few weeks of the reactive dog class we were able to take her on a walk around the block and now, 6 weeks in, we can actually walk her

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Buddy's Chance has done wonders for our reactive dog. Before we started training, he would go nuts at the sight of another dog. He would bark, rear up on his hind legs, and try to break free of the leash. Walking him was a

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Buddy's Chance has done wonders for our reactive dog. Before we started training, he would go nuts at the sight of another dog. He would bark, rear up on his hind legs, and try to break free of the leash. Walking him was a

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We ran into some aggression problems between our dog and baby, and were pointed toward Cara at Buddy's Chance. She took lots of time to talk with us about the issues, long before any commitment to training was made, which showed a

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We ran into some aggression problems between our dog and baby, and were pointed toward Cara at Buddy's Chance. She took lots of time to talk with us about the issues, long before any commitment to training was made, which showed a

Pros: Skill, communication, kindness, natural ability with dogs.

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Our dog has some aggression issues with other dogs on leash off leash, even on TV sometimes. With the help of Cara and we learned tricks to help keep our pal more on track. He has been able to get closer to other dogs but still be tuned

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Our dog has some aggression issues with other dogs on leash off leash, even on TV sometimes. With the help of Cara and we learned tricks to help keep our pal more on track. He has been able to get closer to other dogs but still be tuned

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In January we adopted Chaco, a ~1.5-year-old chocolate lab, from Austin Rescue (AR). We saw him on AR?s website the day he was adopted by another family, but he was soon returned. When we brought him into our home, we understood why. Chaco

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In January we adopted Chaco, a ~1.5-year-old chocolate lab, from Austin Rescue (AR). We saw him on AR?s website the day he was adopted by another family, but he was soon returned. When we brought him into our home, we understood why. Chaco

Pros: Friendly, approachable, unperturbed by a bouncing big dog!

Cons: Distance from Wimberley

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I saw improvement in my extremely shy adult dog during the 6-week Shy Dog course. At the Petsmart standard training class I previously had her in, she shook the entire time and was vacuum-sealed flat on the floor. At Buddy's Chance in an

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I saw improvement in my extremely shy adult dog during the 6-week Shy Dog course. At the Petsmart standard training class I previously had her in, she shook the entire time and was vacuum-sealed flat on the floor. At Buddy's Chance in an

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I bought the 200 dollar package. I only went to a few classes, which were held by two different trainers. I do not know either of the trainers names; despite being in classes with only 1-2 other people, the trainers never made an effort

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I bought the 200 dollar package. I only went to a few classes, which were held by two different trainers. I do not know either of the trainers names; despite being in classes with only 1-2 other people, the trainers never made an effort

Cons: Very poor treatment of customers.

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Until I started the reactive dog classes walking my 2 year old bull-terrier was an extremely stressful situation for both myself and my dog. Just the sight of another dog 50 ft away would send her lunging and growling. Now thanks to Cara

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Until I started the reactive dog classes walking my 2 year old bull-terrier was an extremely stressful situation for both myself and my dog. Just the sight of another dog 50 ft away would send her lunging and growling. Now thanks to Cara

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Cara and her staff at Buddy's Chance have been extremely helpful in providing a safe and nurturing environment for my scared little Basenji mix to come out of her shell. I adopted Tess a year ago from a local rescue group. She is very

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Cara and her staff at Buddy's Chance have been extremely helpful in providing a safe and nurturing environment for my scared little Basenji mix to come out of her shell. I adopted Tess a year ago from a local rescue group. She is very

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Our dog Kahlua was obnoxious and traumatized by other dogs. On a walk she would yank your arm off. Getting close to another dog would result in an explosion of barking, snarling and lunging. She would even nip me when I wasn't paying

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Our dog Kahlua was obnoxious and traumatized by other dogs. On a walk she would yank your arm off. Getting close to another dog would result in an explosion of barking, snarling and lunging. She would even nip me when I wasn't paying

Pros: Friendly trainers who obviously love dogs

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I took my dogs here because they were having fear and aggression problems, I went only for the initial evaluation, at which time I was told that I should re-home one of them and that they would probably never be at a point they could be

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I took my dogs here because they were having fear and aggression problems, I went only for the initial evaluation, at which time I was told that I should re-home one of them and that they would probably never be at a point they could be

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I initially didn't want to write a review because Buddy's Chance has been a little secret gem that not many people know about, but they have taken such great care of us I felt the need to oblige. \r
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I initially didn't want to write a review because Buddy's Chance has been a little secret gem that not many people know about, but they have taken such great care of us I felt the need to oblige. \r
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After trying 2 other trainers we met

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Cara has been a life-saver for me and my unruly rescued rhodesian ridgeback/laborador mix (Rusty). I couldn't get near him with a leash without him going crazy, jumping around and whining because he was so excited to go for his walk. A

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Cara has been a life-saver for me and my unruly rescued rhodesian ridgeback/laborador mix (Rusty). I couldn't get near him with a leash without him going crazy, jumping around and whining because he was so excited to go for his walk. A

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The Austin Boxer Meet-Up group was held at her "facility" and she had her own dog in a large crate with a covering over it. She said her dog is dog aggressive but that she hasn't had the time to fix it.\r
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The Austin Boxer Meet-Up group was held at her "facility" and she had her own dog in a large crate with a covering over it. She said her dog is dog aggressive but that she hasn't had the time to fix it.\r
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Pros: Nice person

Cons: Inexperience

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I tried several other trainers to address my dog's aggression toward other dogs, and none have been as helpful and wonderful as Cara. Training with Cara is very thorough and she gives personal attention to each case so that our unique

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I tried several other trainers to address my dog's aggression toward other dogs, and none have been as helpful and wonderful as Cara. Training with Cara is very thorough and she gives personal attention to each case so that our unique

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Cara is great, and I have never even met her. My grandson dog Cooper goes to her "school". He was so bad at Thanksgiving that I told my daughter, his mother, that he was welcome to visit his other grandmother for Christmas. Now, he can

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Cara is great, and I have never even met her. My grandson dog Cooper goes to her "school". He was so bad at Thanksgiving that I told my daughter, his mother, that he was welcome to visit his other grandmother for Christmas. Now, he can

Pros: Very patient, very kind, a whole lot of fun.

Cons: None, none, none

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When my boyfriend and I first talked about sending our 8 month old puggle to daycare, we were a little hesitant! If I would have known what I know now, I would have never hesitated. Cooper is probably one of the worst behaved puppies

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When my boyfriend and I first talked about sending our 8 month old puggle to daycare, we were a little hesitant! If I would have known what I know now, I would have never hesitated. Cooper is probably one of the worst behaved puppies

Pros: hours of operation, personal attention, wonderful staff!!!!!

Cons: NONE!

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Susan and Cara are incredibly knowledgeable about all aspects of dogs. They've been very helpful in not only teaching how to get a dog to do whatever trick, but also why you're doing it (and why you do it the way you do it). Sampson (a 1

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Susan and Cara are incredibly knowledgeable about all aspects of dogs. They've been very helpful in not only teaching how to get a dog to do whatever trick, but also why you're doing it (and why you do it the way you do it). Sampson (a 1

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We have been bringing our now 4 and 1/2 month old puppy Chai to the puppy classes at Buddy's Chance for about 1 and 1/2 months and have been very happy with the services! Being first time dog owners, my husband and I weren't really sure

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We have been bringing our now 4 and 1/2 month old puppy Chai to the puppy classes at Buddy's Chance for about 1 and 1/2 months and have been very happy with the services! Being first time dog owners, my husband and I weren't really sure

Pros: Knowledgable trainers, effective advice, very reasonable price

Cons: 6:00 pm puppy classes can be difficult to get to on week nights

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I live in central Austin and was thrilled when Buddy's Chance started daycare in February. Most dog care facilities are located far away and my poor pup was getting bored and depressed being at home alone all day. Now that he visits Cara

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I live in central Austin and was thrilled when Buddy's Chance started daycare in February. Most dog care facilities are located far away and my poor pup was getting bored and depressed being at home alone all day. Now that he visits Cara

Pros: Central Location, Relaxed Atmosphere, Caring Personal Attention

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I can't tell you how grateful we are that we discovered Buddy's Chance! we have a Christmas puppy and signed him up for Manners Class. We just finished the introductory Puppy Classes and they were just incredible in giving our dog the

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I can't tell you how grateful we are that we discovered Buddy's Chance! we have a Christmas puppy and signed him up for Manners Class. We just finished the introductory Puppy Classes and they were just incredible in giving our dog the

Pros: Best training for your dog available in Austin. Good scheduling system. Really reasonably priced.

Cons: Wish Buddy's chance had been around when our older dog was a puppy.

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My young foster greyhound Oliver attends Doggie Day Camp and loves the walks, playtime, naptime, and informal training. When we get a few blocks from the center, he starts to whine and "roo" with excitement. Both his social skills with

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My young foster greyhound Oliver attends Doggie Day Camp and loves the walks, playtime, naptime, and informal training. When we get a few blocks from the center, he starts to whine and "roo" with excitement. Both his social skills with

Pros: centrally located, great hours (7 a.m.-7 p.m.)

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After our high drive puppy flunked out at her first training class I went in search of a school that would be a better fit for a novice trainer and a pup that needed special attention. I was very please to find that Cara was opening a new

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After our high drive puppy flunked out at her first training class I went in search of a school that would be a better fit for a novice trainer and a pup that needed special attention. I was very please to find that Cara was opening a new

Pros: Nice indoor facility, talented, supportive and friendly trainers

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My rescued Jack Russel Terrier had serious behavioral issues. We live downtown and when he saw another dog a block away he would go beserk and bite me to put him down so he could try to attack the "intruder"-even Great Danes! Cara showed

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My rescued Jack Russel Terrier had serious behavioral issues. We live downtown and when he saw another dog a block away he would go beserk and bite me to put him down so he could try to attack the "intruder"-even Great Danes! Cara showed

Pros: Convenient, Works Fast, All done with love

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