Kate Godfrey is a wonderful trainer! She helped my family understand what our new family member needed in order to be happy and feel safe. She contacted us several times before her visit and gave us helpful, easy to follow methods. During her visit, she offered professional advice and worked with the entire family. She followed up on her visit with more tips. She was awesome and we would use her again! We recommend her for all of your dog/people training needs! - Sophie W.
"I am obsessive about my dogs! Having shown Golden Retrievers in the top level Obedience, Conformation, and Field Venues for 30+ years, and worked as a vet tech - I can only accept the best. "Professional" would be the word I would use for Kathleen. She pays attention to detail, and even sent pictures via text after retrieving with the dogs as they cooled down, practicing their sits and down positions. Very clean, special treats she makes, and always willing to learn and share. If you want quick, cheap, and dirty, keep looking because Kathleen can't do that! We Love Kate!" - Sally R.
We are so happy we were lucky enough to find Kate to help us train our dogs. She is an absolute delight to work with. Positive, upbeat attitude mixed with knowledge and experience. HIGHLY RECOMMEND. - Kevin & Jamie
I am a nut about my Golden Retrievers to the point that they have never spent a night being boarded. I hire some one to come to stay at our house with my dogs. I started using Kate to dog sit my dogs 3 years ago. She would come to stay at our house while we were gone (usually for two weeks) to totally care for the dogs and the house. She would feed, walk, play, give medicine - everything for them - just like we do. She sent us photos and the last time, even movies, of the dogs. I let her bring her dogs to stay at the house, too. They got along fine with my dogs and there was never any issue with having them there. She always left everything in perfect order and my dogs were totally perfect when we got home. Kate also did some dog walking for us and she was always on time and did a great job. My only regret is that I have now moved to Hawaii and don't have Kate on whom to depend anymore. - Kim E.
"Kate did a fantastic job of watching our pets while we were away! She provided a warm, safe, and happy environment for our dogs. She took the time at each and every visit to our home to play with the dogs and spend quality time with them. Kate enjoys her job and it shows in both her wonderful ability to communicate and play with the dogs and in the happy smiles evident in every picture sent. Kate is reliable and competent with an impressive knowledge of animal issues, behaviors, and concerns. This was comforting as well because I knew that if anything came up Kate could handle it! I am so grateful for the loving care she gave to our dogs. It is a testament to the quality of her care that I did not worry about them while we were away. Kate will always be welcome to care for my family." - Diane S.
"Our family had a great experience with Kate! We had an in-depth call with Kate about our dogs, then she followed up with a very informative email with several tips to try before she came out to the house. She came out to our house the following weekend and WOW! We were impressed! She took the time to get to know our dogs, understand our knowledge level with dog training and gave us terrific help on fine tuning our dogs' behavior. We never felt like she was trying to rush out the door. Kate followed up a few days later to see how things were going and we had to tell her that her tips certainly did help with our dogs' behavior! I would highly recommend Kate as a dog trainer." - Christina S.
"Kate took wonderful care of my chihuahua, Diesel, while I was out of town for the weekend. She has a special connection with my dog and he is always excited to see her! Anytime I'm away, I know I can call Kate and my home and pet will be well cared for. I would highly recommend Kate and Wagging Tails and Pattering Paws!" - Andrea S.
"Kathleen took care of our Frankie many times. We trusted her completely with him and the keys to our home. She got to know Frankie's personality and what he liked and didn't like. We knew that Frankie was safe and well taken care of and we never worried about him when we were out of town. Frankie is gone now and we miss him terribly and miss seeing Kathleen." - Etta E.
"I have used Kate Godfrey's pet sitting services since February 2014. I was in dire need when I first contacted her because my dog Mabel had kennel cough and couldn't be boarded. She took great care of Mabel and my 2 cats, Mimi and Hank. Mabel and Mimi needed medication and I felt confident that Kate could handle it all on a last minute request. Since then I've used her dog walking services weekly. She's very reliable and my pets love her!" - Vicki S.
"As a dog owner who had already trained one dog with a mix of humane and punishment dog training, I thought teaching another dog would be just as easy. Meeting Kate you would think she's too young and naive to know what she's talking about but with her advice on how to solely potty train my new puppy, both of my dogs have started responding better to not only holding their stomachs but also every other command they are given. Her training has made my first good dog a better one and my puppy into a really obedient one for his age. Her training actually has my dogs responding to everything faster than they had before." - Mike G.
"Kate saved the day for us! I had just rescued a mama cat and kittens and couldn't change my out of town plans. I was desperate to find help and Kate came highly recommended. She gladly fit us into her busy schedule and took amazing care of our new fur family. Kate went above and beyond, and genuinely loved and cared for my animals. It was so nice to go out of town and know that my babies would be looked after even better than I could ;). I highly recommend Kate. I'm so happy to have found her!" - Jana L.