Dakota's Dogs, LLC

Eastlake, OH

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About this pro

At Dakota's Dogs, we understand that life is hectic, and your pets require a lot of time, exercise and training. You may be busy with work, school or family or maybe, you have health problems that prevent you from tackling some of these tasks. We can help!

We provide dog walking, in-home care and private training services at very reasonable rates, and we are bonded and insured.

We offer several different service options to help best meet your needs. Walks range from a quick 15-minute walk to a full 60-minute walk. We also offer field trips to the local Metroparks. We offer day visits as well as overnights stays with our in-home care. Our private training is done in your home and neighborhood, so that you can get practical experience working with your pet in your own environment.

We are devoted to providing the highest quality care and training to your pets and would welcome the opportunity to meet with you and discuss your needs.

Location

Eastlake, OH 44095

Background check

Complete

Years in business

3

Number of employees

3

Times hired on Thumbtack

7

Reviews

8 Reviews
  • William E. Sep 13, 2017
    Pet Sitting
    Verified Review
    So far so good but how can I rate a project that is not completed yet?
  • Pam S. Mar 28, 2017
    Cat Sitting
    Verified Review
    Highly recommend Dakota Dogs, LLC
    Sue took care of our cats, Kira and Iggy, while we were on vacation. Both cats were happy and relaxed when we came home, so we know they had a nice week.
    Jodi D. Jun 1, 2017

    Thank you Pam! Sue really enjoyed her visits with Kira and Iggy and loved their personalities. Kira was sweet and affectionate and greeted her at the door when she arrived and Iggy was curious and playful. We can't wait for the opportunity to see them again!

  • Melinda M. Mar 24, 2017
    Dog Walking
    Verified Review
    Three Thumbs Up
    I am incredibly impressed with the level of service that is provided. Sue is amazing and takes such good care of Leo. They have taken dog walking to a whole new level. Would definitely recommend to anyone looking for a dog walker.
    Jodi D. Jun 1, 2017

    Thank you Melinda! Sue loves visiting with Leo and has fun teaching him new tricks during their walks. He's sweet and smart and they have a blast together. Thank you for giving us the opportunity to care for him!

  • Amy L. Mar 5, 2017
    Dog Walking
    Verified Review
    Fantastic company
    They are fantastic to work with. Sue has been walking my puppy on a daily basis while I'm at work and Keegan loves her. Jodi has done a session of training with us and Keegan loves her too. Both Jodi and Sue have been so helpful to me and give me great advice. I love the daily pictures and update that I get. Jodi as the owner of the company has been very responsive in every inquiry I have had. She runs an excellent business all the way around. Highly recommend them! Five stars plus
    Jodi D. Mar 5, 2017

    Thank you Amy! Keegan is so adorable and smart. You're both great to work with and we appreciate the opportunity to provide you with the help you need.

  • Melissa V. Mar 24, 2016
    Dog Training
    Verified Review
  • Lisa K. Dec 13, 2015
    Jodi continuously provides exceptional care for our dog. She is highly trustworthy and very flexible whenever our hectic work schedules change. Our dog loves her and we have already recommended her services to numerous other people
    Jodi D. Dec 14, 2015

    Thank you Lisa! It's been my pleasure to watch George grow from a silly little puppy to a super polite young dog. I appreciate your trust in Dakota's Dogs, and can't thank you enough for the referrals!

  • Maria C. Dec 9, 2015
    Dakota's Dogs, LLC is a absolutely wonderful dog walking and training company. We have been using them since we first brought home our golden retriever puppy, Bailey, and have been so pleased with our experience! The daily emails with updates and pictures is the best part of my day! I love seeing how she is doing, and it is so comforting to know she is in great hands and getting the care she needs while we are at work. I would HIGHLY recommend this dog walking service to anyone looking for a compassionate and professional friend for their fur baby.
    Jodi D. Dec 9, 2015

    Thank you, Maria! Bailey is so much fun to work with and such a fast learner. (and she's pretty darn cute too!). We appreciate you giving us the opportunity to care for her!

  • Marcia M. Dec 6, 2015
    Dakota's Dogs is amazing! The service is very reliable and has exceeded my expectations. I can't wait until I get my daily text update. It puts a smile on my face everyday.
    Jodi D. Dec 6, 2015

    Thank you, Marcia! We love spending time with your adorable little sweethearts and sincerely appreciate your business!

Q&A

What is your typical process for working with a new customer?
We initially discuss their needs over the phone and then do an in person meet and greet to go over specific details and any paperwork that is necessary to ensure proper pet care/walking services are provided during the client's absence. For training, the meet and greet helps us get to know the dog and develop a custom training plan to ensure the desired goals are met.
What education and/or training do you have that relates to your work?
Dog Obedience Trainer Instructor Career Diploma - Penn Foster Career School PetSmart Accredited Pet Training Instructor - PetSmart, Inc. Pet First Aid/CPR Certification - Pet Professional Guild 2015 Continuing Education: Dr. Ian Dunbar's Growl Class Workshop - Udemy.com Learn how to safely structure and teach reactive dog classes - Pet Professional Guild Learn how to teach "Level" classes - Pet Professional Guild