My wife and I met Jessie Richards in Georgia last Spring at a retriever handler/trainer workshop hosted by Mike Lardy. Having been around many pro trainers and “dog people” over the years it was clear to us that Jessie possessed that rare quality – a special way of interacting with her dog- that sets the great dog trainers apart from everyone else. Jessie has a real talent for working with dogs!
Jessie Richards and her Full Throttle Kennel offer everything I am looking for in a retriever trainer.
Jessie is completely invested in her career and dedicated to fully developing a dog’s innate ability. Jessie has years of training experience and was mentored by some of the top trainers in the field. She consistently works her dogs several times a day and uses a well developed plan to introduce and build upon concepts that are then applied in the field. Jessie is fair. Dogs learn differently and training is modified as necessary until concepts are mastered. Finally, There can be no hesitation where I am leaving my dog. Full Throttle Kennel is maintained to a very high standard and may very well be the best kept facility I have visited. Jessie has trained two of my Labrador retrievers that hunt and run hunt tests and field trials. She is currently training a third. She also has encouraged me to attend training days to gain first-hand experience handling my dogs. I have referred several friends and acquaintances to Jessie and Full Throttle Kennel, all of whom are very pleased, and will continue to do so in the future!