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National City Dog Trainers

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The Top Dog Trainer
4.9
from 101 reviews
  • 18 years in business
  • 205 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Kathy E.
Verified review

When I contacted Beth, I had dog who was anxious and nervous. He was constantly pulling during our walks, and he wasn't always friendly with other people. Beth gave me the skills, knowledge, and confidence, I needed to be successful in training my dog. I am happy to say, my dog is now a pleasure to walk, and he has become much more friendly to the people he encounters. I highly reccommend Beth!

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  • 60 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Chelse M.
Verified review

I have an English mastiff whom I was reading wrong. So I ran into a girl who knew Paula and swore that she is the best with dogs and she also said Paula brought down the euthanize rate at the local shelters. I was skeptical because I have never had a dog trainer come to work with my dogs. My mastiff was a little different from my other dogs so I was in need of someone who knew what they were doing. When Paula came to meet djanga, the dog was doing her normal barking and showed some of her nervousness. Paula just came to just be around her pursay, and it was just so djanga could see that she's not a threat or anyone to be worried about. Paula has the most open personality and it's like these dogs just feel that vibe and soak it up. Djanga doesn't feel comfortable around most adults but she loved Paula from day two haha. I know that Paula can solve all dogs issues if not strive to give her all trying to. She would come in and we would take djanga out come back in let her chew on an antler to release her tension then go back out. It worked, I thought my dog was a goner. Djanga was getting so much better and Paula would bring different things to introduce her too, ( including her daughter). I bought a super nice leash off of her that djanga worked really well with and a few antlers. Djanga got to where she was looking for her weekly tennis ball in Paula's bag and was super happy to see her. That's not the only good thing though she is very adamant about working the dog and getting them to where they need to be to feel comfortable in their environments and just calm no stress. She did that for djanga and I'm so thankful for that. Djanga today is a better dog then she's ever been I still use her tools to this day and it has made the world so much easier to handle for her. Paula is a great person and the dogs love her but she is very patient and calm with them. Her rates are super affordable, and she will come to you where ever you are. If anyone has the chance to work with her or her work with their dog, it'll be the most wonderful experience you will ever have with a dog trainer. The only thing I would change is I would live to see Paula travel and help dogs around the world I know she could make a difference in our shelters today.

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Dogma Dog Training
4.9
from 17 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 27 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Josh S.
Verified review

Above and beyond all expectations I had. I had a 1.5 year dog was an aggressor, and would start fights with dogs constantly. She was able to socialize my dog with other dogs and stopped all the aggression. Not only did the training work, but she would pick up and drop off my dog while I was at work. She has a through training program and was able to teach obedience and patients to my dog. I would recommend to anyone who needs helps. This is a trainer that cares and loves dogs!

Dogpanion, LLC
4.9
from 20 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 31 hires on Thumbtack
Carolyn C.
Verified review

I met Mel when I enrolled my 7-month old labradoodle, Daisy, in her puppy training class. I hadn't had a dog in over 10 years and wanted a well-behaved dog as a companion if I am going to keep her for her lifetime. Mel's method is positive training with treats and repetition. Daisy thrived in the 6-week course and did outstanding during her puppy graduation. I then decided to enroll her into Mel's intermediate dog training class because I still had issues with how Daisy acted in public. It's been 3 weeks into the dog training and I can really see Daisy changing into a better behaved dog. She now knows how to heel when walking, stay for long periods, sit at a corner during her walks, stay until I release her to come to continue with our walk, doesn't go ballistic when she sees another dog & owner walking on the other side of the street and lets go of things she picks up during our walks (like rocks, paper, sticks etc) with the "Leave it" command. Mel really takes the time to explain each new step/lesson during each class. And there are no "Bad Dogs" in training, Always Positive. If I have questions between classes, I just email Mel and she always gets back to me to put me back on track. I definitely will be recommending Mel and her dogpanion dog training to my friends. Thanks, Carolyn & Daisy

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Taylor Made Working Dogs
4.8
from 17 reviews
  • 12 years in business
  • 33 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Jessica V.
Verified review

I bought a dog (german shepherd puppy) from Kris a couple years ago for sport work. He set me up with training and my dog is THE best trained dog I have ever owned. She has a balanced and stable temperament on top of fantastic obedience and protection. I am so incredibly happy with her and Kris is extremely knowledgeable in dog behavior and dog training of all aspects. I recommend Taylor made Working Dogs for any source of dog training or buying.

Peticularly Perfect
4.8
from 11 reviews
  • 10 years in business
  • 26 hires on Thumbtack
Maxine Y.
Verified review

Allison was very patient with our dog and made sure he improved his fear and anxiety so he could train with the other dogs. Great dog home away from home.

Heather's Pet Sitting & More
5.0
from 10 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 13 hires on Thumbtack
Katie S.
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Heather was outstanding! She took care of my dogs and cat, including two medications for one of my dog's who is older. When I returned home all my animals were calm and happy. I will definitely use Heather again!

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Dog Vibes Only
5.0
from 8 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 10 hires on Thumbtack
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Stacy M.
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Breanna helped our once fearful and skiddish puppy blossom into the now confident and playful dog! Highly recommend!

San Diego Dog Training
3.4
from 14 reviews
  • 11 hires on Thumbtack
Deborah O.
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Rachel is a excellent dog trainer, she is very patient.

Dog Wild San Diego
5.0
from 10 reviews
  • 1 year in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Catherine K.
Verified review

Kristen is great with my timid Sheltie, Helen. She knows just what to do to bring Helen out of her shell. I’m very thankful and grateful to Kristen for taking such good care of my dog.

Trainings.Dog
5.0
from 1 review
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Ashley H.
Verified review

I am so excited I found Vivien. My dog loves her and I feel so much more relaxed knowing she is in great, capable loving hands.

  • 4 years in business
  • New on Thumbtack
About

I offer care and affection.I treat the other dogs as if they were my own dog.

  • 10 years in business
  • New on Thumbtack
About

Our mission is simple, we provide dog training programs that result in a happy, confident, and obedient dog, as well as a happy, confident, satisfied owner. We specialize in private, in home, dog training, and offer a free consultation so you can learn all about us and see exactly what we can do for your dog.

  • 5 years in business
  • New on Thumbtack
About

I am CPR certified for pets and I have a private dog park in my community for your dogs to run around and I have a back yard. Your dog will be loved like it is my own.

About

I have a soft spot for four-legged fur babies. I have more than 10 years of experience working with dogs. I have a dog of my own. I know how to successfully walk dogs while providing a service with professionalism.

  • New on Thumbtack
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We tailor our training to all of your specific needs, not cookie cutter types of training.

  • 2 years in business
  • New on Thumbtack
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At Durkee's Dogs, we care for your dog like he/she is one of our own. We know first hand that our dogs are our babies, and they're unique in what they like/dislike and we cater to those special needs.

  • New on Thumbtack
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I love animals. I am great with all dogs, and I have a Jack Russell Terrier named Jack. I am able to provide services on a flexible schedule.

  • New on Thumbtack
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I am a 19-year-old student at Palomar College. I am accustomed to animals, and I would love to entertain your pets when you don't have the opportunity to spend time with them. I will clean up after them, make sure they are fed as well as get them all the exercise they need.

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I would love to help you care for any animals you may have. I love to walk dogs. I enjoy caring for cats in your home, or any other animals you may have!

  • New on Thumbtack
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I will walk your dog(s) while you're at work. I love most breeds and enjoy being around animals. Long or short walks, early morning or in the afternoon, I got you covered.

Actual Requests

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Need a Dog Trainer

Murrieta, CA

  • Dog training type
    Obedience, Behavioral Modification
  • Dog age(s)
    Puppy - 0-6 months
  • Dog size(s)
    Small (1-15 lbs)
  • Details
    He gets in these moods were he won't stop biting and we were told to bring a female dog into the equation but its only making it worse. He still is attacking us? What should I do?
  • $248.33
    Average price

Need Dog Assistance Training

Corona, CA

  • Dog training type
    Assistance / Disabilities
  • Dog age(s)
    Puppy - 6-12 months
  • Dog size(s)
    Large (46-70 lbs)
  • Details
    I would like to get my dog on the right track to becoming a therapy dog to be in my classroom with me. I teach a high school autism class.
  • $250
    Average price
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