Dog Antics Dog training

Dog Antics Dog Training

Animal Antics Behavior Solutions

Snoopy’s Pet-Sitting

Located in Worland, Wyoming and offering dog training and animal behavior consulting on-line or in person.

 
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Animal antics behavior

Animal behavior solutions from a graduate of the University of Washington’s Applied Animal Behavior program.

Get help with everything from common horse problems, to cat litter box issues, and biting pocket pets.

 
 

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about us

Katie Charvitur Hilmer has a B.S in Psychology and a Certification in Applied Animal Behavior from Washington University. She is currently working on a Master of Social Work for Animal Assisted Therapy and Licensed Clinical Social Work (LCSW).

Kate has been training or working with animals since starting as a volunteer at Zoo Montana at the age of 14. She has been training dogs with reward-based methods since starting at PetSmart in in Billings, Montana in 2001.

Her, her husband James Hilmer, and her step children have a ranch called 120 Acre Wood with a YouTube channel for what is planned to be an off-grid life. They are hoping to get moved out to the ranch in 2019 after plans were temporarily interrupted.

Kate has a spinal disease called Ankylosing Spondylitis and so must work at the business very part-time but feels fortunate to have a supportive family that help with the ranch and the business as needed. At one time she traveled across the country and to other countries to pursue her dog training, dog showing, and other animal behavior related goals.

Pet-sitting at your home, boarding dogs at the Hilmer home, and dog walking is done a few hours per day and especially for those clients whose dogs do not do well in a regular boarding facility or for the busy dog owner whose dog needs a little more attention some days.

Kate has just listed classes on Outschool for kids. These online classes include dog training, potty training information, raising chickens, careers with animals, and how to run a pet-sitting or dog walking business. All topics are available to anyone as an online Zoom conference or in person lesson. More training will be posted on YouTube very soon as the virtual classroom gets started and more dog training classes will soon be offered online.

Check back soon for the online store as new dog training and behavior merchandise is rolling in an will soon be posted for sale, along videos on how to use each item.

 
 
 
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Our Services

 
 

Group or Private dog training

Group dog training classes are held in Worland at the Pet Barn. Greybull Dog Training classes are held through the recreation department. Kate has done a few dog training classes in Shoshoni, Riverton, and Thermopolis.

Private lessons are available in any surrounding town such as Basin, Greybull, Thermopolis, Kirby, Manderson, Lovell, Powell, Cody, and Meeteetse. Private lessons are also always available online via the Zoom platform (like skype).

#35 per hour for private lessons


House Sitting

While most of what Kate and her family does is pet-sitting, we will also watch your home while you are gone and have even provided lock out services for those who leave a key on file.

$10-$15 per visit


Pet Sitting Check-in

Need someone to let your dogs in and out while you head out of town for the weekend? Working a long day and need someone to feed Fido? Give us a call. If it’s 4 visits per day or 1, we can usually help. Always professional and insured.

$10-$15 per visit for 2 pets


Daycare

Occasionally available for play days for your dog to come over and romp with the other dogs that live or are staying here.
 

online dog training

We use the Zoom platform to teach online group and private dog training classes. Classes are for basic manners and obedience, behavior problem solving, potty training information, and soon we will be doing online canine physical therapy.

$35 per hour

Dog Walk

Dog walking is available as private semi-private or group walks or walk and train sessions. Available 7 days per week.

$25 per hour


Puppy Training

Are you getting your first puppy and need help with absolutely everything? There is a package program that includes online or in person training, regular text messages to answer questions, and phone calls whenever you are just not sure what to do next.


Grooming

Grooming is not something that we do much of but we will groom dogs who just do not do well at the groomers. Some dogs are just too stressed to go to the groomer or have behavior problems and have been asked not to return. Kate can handle these dogs without medication or lots of stress.

$25 per hour

 
 
 
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Satisfied Customers Come in every shape and size

 
 
 

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CONTACT US

 

Call 307-921-0116