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No more having to yell at your dog

to stop barking. Enjoy some peace and quiet in your home


Imagine enjoying a relaxing walk with your dog,

instead of being dragged down the street.

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Muddy paw prints on your nice clothes

are a thing of the past.

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You can stop worrying about what expensive item

your dog will chew up next.

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"Lauren is wonderful! She really knows how to engage animals, and she is very perceptive on what works for them. She has an impressive skill set and is very knowledgeable! She is familiar with different strategies and solutions, and will make sure to find the right one for you and your pup! I highly recommend Fins Animal Training to anyone looking for a job done correctly the first time. Your furry friend will thank you!"

Michelle A.

Helping You Help Your Dog

Whether you just got a puppy and want to get him started off on the right paw, or you want to

teach your old dog some new tricks, we can help.

We will start with a 30 minute in-home evaluation to help you

decide between one of our following programs.

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Competent Canine

Does your dog need to take a chill pill? Or is your dog scared of every little Noise? This program is great to help the energetic dog learn where to focus their energy, as well as help the nervous dog gain more confidence. We will work around the house to help your dog listen better at home.   

Dream Dog

How would you like to have a dog who waits instead of dashing out the door, stays on their place instead of begging for food, and comes when you call instead of chasing that squirrel? With a combination of In-Home and Out-and-About training sessions, get your dog to listen to you no matter what is going on around you. 

Set For Life

Have a quiet, calm house without a crazy dog bouncing off the walls, and people. Enjoy your walks, and sit at a restaurant downtown, without your dog embarrassing you by barking and lunging, or dragging you down the street. This premier program has all the support that you and your dog need. You have me as your trainer for the lifetime of your dog.

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Meet The Trainer

Lauren, a Savannah, GA native, has been working with animals for most of her life. She has an Associates of Science in Veterinary Technology, and a Bachelor’s of Science in Veterinary Science. Lauren is a certified dog trainer through the Animal Behavior College, has her CPDT-KA (Certified Professional Dog Trainer-Knowledge Assessed), is an AKC Canine Good Citizen Evaluator, is a Certified Pro Dog Trainer through AbsoluteDogs, and is a Separation Anxiety Pro Trainer with Julie Naismith. She has been training dogs since 2011, and started Fins Animal Training in 2017. She makes sure she is up to date on all the latest training methods by maintaining a Professional Membership in the Association of Professional Dog Trainers (where she serves on their marketing committee), and participating in seminars and conferences. She is also an active member of the Savannah Kennel Club. Her dog Welker, who passed away in April of 2021, had her Canine Good Citizen title, as well as novice, intermediate, and advanced trick dog titles. Lauren, and her family, welcomed a 10 week old German Shorthair Pointer, named Avery, in May of 2021, and is looking forward to working with her. Lauren is committed to providing the most effective, convenient solutions to her clients’ dog training needs, by offering private in-home or on-location training.

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