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Delano Dog Trainers

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Furry Fine Dog Grooming
4.7
from 7 reviews
    Christina G.
    Verified review

    Jessica did a great job with our Yorkie. She was very professional and my dog came back with a whole new attitude.

    Petsmart
    5.0
    from 3 reviews
      Becca C.
      Verified review

      I loved working with Destiney!!! She was so kind and has a passion for dog training that is unlike anybody I have ever seen. Destiney has a way of not only training dogs, but also teaches dog parents, like myself, how to continue the training at home. I would recommend her for any level of training as I went through every level with my baby, MarshMellow. 10/10 Destiney is the greatest!

      • 9 years in business
      Melissa C.
      Verified review

      Excellent, professional, and reliable! The team at Woof N Wag is so amazing and loving. I feel so at ease when going out of town, knowing my dog is in great hands.

      Karlie's Dog Training
      5.0
      from 1 review
      • 1 year in business
      • 1 hire on Thumbtack
      Lisa W.
      Verified review

      Karlie was amazing. We have used her multiple times now and couldn’t be happier! She kept us in the loop while we were gone, and went above and beyond! Thank you!!!

      Dog Gone Obedient
      5.0
      from 1 review
      • 6 years in business
      Mario S.
      Verified review

      Sheena was very knowledgable and loved that she came to our home to train our two German Shepherd puppies. It was great to be able to not expose our dogs to anything a class could bring. We loved having a well train professional to work with our dogs and us.

      • 33 years in business
      • 1 hire on Thumbtack
      Thumbtack Customer
      Verified review

      First time have our dog groomed, they did a great job.

      About

      I use positive reinforcement. Training this way makes your dog feel like they're doing the commands to plead you not because they're made to do them. Whisk makes for a happier dog and that's what I like the see happy we'll trained dogs

      About

      At Alpha K9 Academies, we work with dogs of all ages and sizes. We offer basic manners class, advanced class/ CGC, therapy dog, and agility training. Our basic manners group packages are listed as follows: - Ruff package $130.00. Six weeks of training. This class comes with certification, and problem solving. - Diamond in the ruff package $150.00. Six weeks of training. This class comes with certification, problem solving and a one year guarantee. - Happy hound package $200.00. Six weeks of training. Comes with certification, problem solving, lifetime guarantee, free leash or collar, and $25.00 is donated to the Central Valley Rescue Railroad. - Private Lessons $500.00. plus travel time depending on your location. These classes are held at the comfort of your own home. They are designed to accommodate those with busy schedules. - Doggy boot camp $3,400.00. For those who wish to drop their dogs off 4 days a week for 4 hours a day. Please let us know if we can lock you into a spot for any of these class dates. Please don't delay! These classes fill very fast. Big or small, we train them all!

      About

      For 3 years that I was an in-home caregiver, I cooked and cleaned for my clients so I am aware that people like things done differently. I make it a point to make sure to do what you need done the way you would like it done. I am also great with animals so if you need a dog walker, I am also able to do that as well as feed and bathe. If you need meals prepared, I'm a great cook also.

      About

      I'm 19 years old. I am just a kid trying to do what I love. I have 3 blue pointer show dogs. Animals are great to work with, better than flipping burgers somewhere.

      About

      I pet sit and dog walk while people are out of town,at work, or even if they just need extra help with their pets. I also dog walk on a regular basis. I houseclean as well! I love what I do and hope to hear from you soon!

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      If you are looking for basic or therapy dog training at an affordable price, you have come to the right place.

      • 3 years in business
      About

      My work stands out because I care about the animals. I take my time and make sure they are truly comfortable.

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      no other company can give the dogs love like I can

      • 5 years in business
      About

      No don't have job

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      I use a variety of techniques for training, after all each dog has a different personality. One technique might work well with one dog but not another. Some dogs require more time and patience than others. I never use any harsh methods or harmful methods. I believe that a well trained dog is much happier and healthier.

      • 8 years in business
      About

      Kennels Von Felsrucken offers personalized training and behavior modification in your home or in our dog camp. We are serving all of California. Located in San Luis Obispo County.

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      I, of course, am a dog lover. I have walked everyone's dog. I have great references available, and I have no problem with long walks.

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      I will make you feel comfortable leaving your pets at home again. I will love them like they were mine.

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      I walk dogs and feed cats everyday. I have a dog mix. She's so lovable. I also have nine cats, the cats all have names.

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      I love to train animals I be training them since I was 12 I'm 18 years old and I love animal and would love to pet sit your animal

      Q & A

      Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Thumbtack.

      How old should a puppy be for training?

      Dog training shouldn’t wait until you’re having behavior problems. If you get a new puppy, start from the beginning with professional training to give both you and your puppy the tools you need for a healthy relationship. Dog training is as much about teaching the owner how to interact with their new dog as it is about the dog learning to behave. Puppy training can start as early as eight weeks old. Trainers who offer puppy training programs may works specifically with dogs between the ages of 8 and 18 weeks old. Trainers can teach owners about potty training and how to deal with accidents, working with separation anxiety, and training your pooch out of destructive behaviors like chewing, biting and demand barking. Puppies will start to learn to walk on-leash and other basic skills.

      In addition to behavior training, socializing your puppy is an important part of dog training. Socializing your dog means they become comfortable and confident in a variety of settings and have a great foundation for becoming a well-adjusted adult dog. After your puppy has had the proper vaccinations, you can start to introduce it to a variety of different dogs and people in safe settings.

      Which dog training method is best?

      The best type of dog training for both you and your dog depends on the outcomes you hope to achieve. If you want your dog to learn agility training, go to someone who specializes in those techniques. Regardless of whether you want your dog to learn basic behavior or competitive-level tricks, the majority of dog training is actually about training the owner how to communicate with their dog. Most professional dog trainers agree that a model of training based on positive reinforcement breeds a happy, healthy, well-adjusted dog. The alternative to positive reinforcement training is using force or aggression techniques like physical punishment or shock-collar training to get the dog to do (or not do) a behavior. While the dog may learn how to behavior as you direct, it is also learning to communicate with force and aggression, and will in turn use those behaviors on other dogs (or people) that are smaller or weaker than it is. Before signing up with a dog trainer, meet with the trainer and ask for references. Watch the trainer interact with your dog, and make sure they treat your dog with patience and firm kindness. Ask them questions about their training methods:

      • What type of training methods do you use?
      • What is your background and training, and how did you become a dog trainer?
      • How long do you expect that we will work together before we achieve the results I’m after?

      How long does it take to train a puppy?

      Dog training depends on the dog and how much homework the dog owner is willing to put in. Puppy training is similar to dog training in that the onus of the work depends on the owner learning new ways to interact with their dog. For a quick crash course, you can opt for a single, two hour smart-start puppy training consultation to teach you the ins and outs of being a new dog parent. You can learn how to manage potty training and what to do if the puppy experiences separation anxiety. As long as you’re willing to work on dog training a little bit each day, your puppy will quickly learn these new behaviors. If you’re not confident about training your puppy yourself, you can enroll in a 6- to 8-week puppy training course, with weekly lessons touching on everything from bite control to obedience. Puppies usually need to be at least three months old for group training classes. If you want more intensive one-on-one work, you can opt for private lessons. Some behavior problems can be resolved in one session if the dog owner learns and can implement new skills. In the case of more serious issues, 3 to 10 private sessions can typically correct challenges.

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