Pawsitive Training for Your Pet
Marion O`Neil is certified professional dog trainer as well as a trick dog instructor, evaluator for class and american kennel club, and K9 good citizens. She is the owner of Molasses Creek Dog Training in Quakertown for the past five years and is committed to educating dog owners on how to raise an emotionally healthy and happy dogs for all types of families.
Marion experienced first hand dog training with the use of compulsive punishment based techniques (choke chains, prong collars, and e-collars) which led her to open up Molasses Creek. She uses modern scientific effective positive reinforcement methods in her training with her motto being, train without pain. She provides training to ensure safety first, by teaching the dog what to do instead of what not to do. She also provides improvement in communication with simple commands that are used daily and boots communication between you and your dog. She also provides clicker training which marks the behaviors you like and rewards those behaviors, its classical conditioning.
“My life has been blessed with many dogs. I owe it to them to help other dogs learn to be the best they can be,” she says.
O’Neil is also a mentor and trainer for new students of Animal Behavior College and CATCH Canine Trainers Academy for those who are looking to become a Certified Dog Trainer. She is a member of the Association of Professional Dog Trainers and is one of the first 100 trainers in the US to become certified by the APDT as the Evaluator for C.L.A.S.S. (Canine Life and Social Skills).
Her quality services have gotten her the Best Dog Trainer for the past three years in the Upper Bucks Free Press along with Best Columnist last year, the 2015 Best for Thumbtack and the 2017 and 2016 Winner of Bucks Happening List for Best Pet Training.
Marion has a heated and air conditioning training center as well as a 6,500 sq ft private dog park. Molasses Creek serves the communities of Coopersburg, Allentown, Bethlehem, Emmaus, Pennsburg, East Greenville, Telford, Sellersville, Richlandtown, Doylestown, Harleysville, Lansdale, Kulpsville, Hatfield Areas and surrounding areas.