Obedience Training

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Briarciff Animal Clinic has partnered with professional trainer Richard Fischhof, M.Ed., CPDT-KA, CTC to bring our clients the convenience and benefit of obedience classes right here in our hospital! Classes meet on Tuesday evenings and Sunday mornings. If you’re interested in learning more or enrolling your companion in a class, please contact Briarcliff Animal Clinic at (404) 874-6393 or contact Richard directly at (404) 626 0036!

FischhoffRichard is a twice-certified dog trainer and honors graduate of the San Francisco SPCA Academy for Dog Trainers, where he earned his Certification in Training & Counseling. The Academy was led by Jean Donaldson, the renowned author, teacher and trainer. He is also a Certified Professional Dog Trainer, Knowledge Assessed by the Association of Pet Dog Trainers (APDT), the professional organization where members pass a rigorous exam and pursue continuing education, and an AKC® Canine Good Citizen Evaluator®. Richard participated in Purdue University School of Veterinary Medicine’s Principles & Techniques of Behavior Modification Course, and earned his masters degree in education at Georgia State University.

Richard has worked with hundreds of dogs and all breeds, and tailors training programs to you and your dog’s specific needs. He uses humane training methods, encouraging owners to bond and form a relationship with their dog. He teaches regular group classes at Briarcliff Animal Clinic including: Puppy Kindergarten, Basic Manners, and Canine Good Citizen certification.

You can contact Richard at 404-626-0036 or Richard@GoodDogAtlanta.com.



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Appointment Hours

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Tuesday 7:00 am – 9:00 pm

Wednesday 7:00 am – 9:00 pm

Thursday 7:00 am – 9:00 pm

Friday 7:00 am – 9:00 pm

Saturday 8:30 am – 5:00 pm

Sunday 9:00 am – 5:00 pm