For 25+ years, Jim Burwell has been known as the most trusted name in dog training with Houston’s dog owners, vets and the media.
With so many successful years of training dogs and puppies, Jim has developed great relationships with both clients and their dogs and empowers owners to bring out the best in their dog.
His Specialties: dog behavior problems; puppy training; dog aggression; separation anxiety in dogs, dog trainer mentorship and so much more!
Highlighting and acknowledging Jim’s expertise:
In 2003 the Houston Chronicle’s “Texas Magazine” published a cover story 7 page article.
Past president of Lone Star Search and Rescue Dog Association, responsible for early team organization, training dogs on tracking and air scenting exercises, and participating in team’s missing-person missions.
Training dogs for television commercials and theater productions. Among his students: “Sandy,” the dog featured in the musical production of Annie in 1998 at Houston’s Wortham Theater.
Training of “Radar,” a celebrity dog owned by NBC’s affiliate station, KPRC-TV, in Houston. Radar appeared on the weeknight news with anchor weatherman, Frank Billingsly.
Selected as “Best Dog Trainer in Houston” by the readers (500,000+) of the Houston Press.
Founder, past co-owner of Rover Oaks Pets Resort, Houston, TX
Appointment as Section Chair of the Training for Pet Care Services of America. PCSA was the nonprofit trade association for the pet-boarding, dog-daycare, training and grooming industry in the United States and around the world.
As Jim Burwell’s Petiquette has taught others to also become professional dog trainers and selectively mentors other dog trainers.
Built and operates a six figure private dog training business
Active membership in the Association of Pet Dog Trainers (APDT), a professional organization committed to positive and humane training techniques and improving dog trainers’ skills through Active membership in IACP (International Association of Canine Professionals)
Trainer of choice for Ronald McDonald House Houston, for their house dog a little Goldendoodle named Mogie
Featured in Chicagoland Tails Magazine
Features in Hitched Magazine
Cover story Houston Business Journal
Featured Austin Business Journal
Featured Dallas Business Journal
Featured NBC “The Buzz”
Featured MSN Dog Central