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  • 14 years in businuess
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
  • Escondido, CA 92046

Valerie J.

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Shelley (North County Dog Training) was wonderful and very professional. I had a good conection with her regarding Horton(my dog). I am giving her the five stars. Thank You !!

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  • 9 years in businuess
  • 129 hires on Thumbtack
  • Corona, CA 92877

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I have a natural gift understanding dogs. I am specialized in resolving aggression and fear and have saved many dogs giving them a second chance at life. I am not just a dog trainer, I am a dog behaviorist. That means I understand the psychology of dogs and why they do what they do; how they think, learn and relate to their environment, other dogs and people. I openly share my knowledge with my clients during our sessions as I want to empower you to feeling confident handling all situations your dog might get into. Working with me is stress-free and fun. I make sure you get to know your dog better and you will see your relationship deepen as we work towards your goals. I base everything I do on the nature of dogs and as such am able to achieve fast and lasting results. Working with me you'll learn how to effectively communicate with your dog and get your message across the species boundary with the minimum effort. I am a certified dog trainer (IACP CDT) and behaviorist. I am a professional member of the International Association of Canine Professionals (IACP) and an evaluator for the American Kennel Club’s (AKC) Puppy Star, Canine Good Citizen (CGC) and Community Canine (Advanced CGC) programs. I am the author of the canine behavioral book If Your Dog Could Talk and owner of Happy Dog Training, LLC. I have been working with dogs for over 11 years. Working with my clients and helping dogs having a better, calmer life with owners who understand them. I love helping my clients understanding their dogs better.

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  • 8 years in businuess
  • 38 hires on Thumbtack
  • Encinitas, CA 92024

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We care! Our classes offered are ongoing which allows clients to start at any time. No waiting for the next session. We cater our training to each particular dog and owner's needs and levels making classes fun and unique. We limit our group classes to only 6 dogs so our clients receive a lot of one one one attention. We also offer in home private training for those hard to fix behaviors or day training for those who keep a busy work schedule with little time at home with the dog. With combined total of over 19 years of experience in the behavior and training world and work within shelters we have had the benefit of working hands on with a wide variety of dogs. As a result, our understanding of how dogs communicate and reading their non-verbal language to best assess them is strong. We don't need to succumb to using force, intimidation or coercion with training. Our goal for our clients is not to build a solid sit behavior but to build a long lasting relationship for everyone through the value and power of positive reinforcement training. I thoroughly find joy in helping pet owners build a long-lasting relationship using only force-free training. I believe “you can teach an old dog new tricks”! It’s truly about helping teach the dog to want to do what you want them to do through building a loving, cooperative and trusting relationship.

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  • 6 years in businuess
  • 16 hires on Thumbtack
  • San Diego, CA 92129

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Your dog will benefit tremendously from our training! Most behavior problems (biting, chewing, jumping, etc) are based off of a lack of exercise, discipline, and out of boredom! With this training, your dog is receiving top-quality obedience training, which in turn, allows you to give your dog freedom to run around OFF-LEASH and play! So by doing this training your dog is not bored because it is learning and being stimulated, it is running freely off-leash so it is getting exercise, and it is getting obedience/discipline! Not only does all of this greatly benefit your dog, but it also benefits you and your family! Remember, if you do not employ your dog and give it a job to do (training), it will become self-employed. A self-employed dog will cost YOU money! The ability to take a dog who is on the verge of being returned the shelter, given up on my their owners etc and turning them into amazing obedient dogs!

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  • 11 years in businuess
  • 27 hires on Thumbtack
  • Ramona, CA 92065

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Quite simply, we put our money where our mouth is. We constantly show our work at competitions, trials and shows at the local, regional, national and international levels. This may or may not be what you are looking to do with your dog, but this is the work dog trainers do and its our way to show off what we've got. 98% of all dog trainers don't show or compete with their dogs and in most cases its probably a good idea. Watch our videos and follow us in our competitions to see how we do. Whats not to like about working with dogs on a daily basis? Probably the most satisfying thing is taking a client with their dog that nobody said could be trained, or a rescue on the brink of being put down and training it far beyond anybody's wildest expectations. Turning it into the perfect dog.

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  • 5 years in businuess
  • 18 hires on Thumbtack
  • Encinitas, CA 92024

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I have an extremely diverse background which no other trainer can match. I have worked in the animal field 23 years and have been training animals for 16 years. I have worked with nearly every species imaginable and this experience has really helped shape me as an animal trainer. Prior to having my business I worked in the zoo field for over 13 years--12 years for the Zoological Society of San Diego and 1 1/2 years for the Santa Ana Zoo. I was a trainer in shows, husbandry and enrichment at the San Diego Zoo for 8 years and trained, handled and cared for everything from a cheetah to an arctic wolf to a red river hog and everything in between. I also have a Bachelor of Arts in psychology with a minor in biology and an emphasis in animal behavior from California State University, Long Beach and I am a Certified Training Partner of Karen Pryor Academy for Animal Training & Behavior. I like helping people understand their animals, teaching them how to communicate with them using positive reinforcement and seeing the positive results of my work.

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  • 4 years in businuess
  • 17 hires on Thumbtack
  • Fallbrook, CA 92028

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At IQ K9 Training we are dedicated to helping you achieve your goals with your dog. Our trainers will consult with you via phone or in some cases, in person, to understand your dog’s individual needs and to establish adequate goals and expectations. Most of the phone calls we receive are for issues like barking, jumping, biting, aggression, not listening and other behaviors that frustrate dog owners that have led them to contact us. With our training programs, we tackle these issues head on so that owners get the results they are looking for. From there, many owners do get the 'training bug' and end up wanting to take their dog to the next level, usually rethinking their goals to be able to take their dog anywhere they go, having them off-leash, earn a Canine Good Citizen title and more. Once they realize their dogs full potential, learning more commands and tricks can be really exciting for the owner and the dog. At IQ K9 Training, our trainers also own the company and are dedicated to YOUR dog and families goals. Training dogs is our passion and we love that our passion is also our job and we get to run this fantastic business of helping people with their dogs. Every family and every dog is different and we enjoy helping each family achieve a big transformation with their dogs behavior. No two situations are ever alike, this is very fun for us as we never know what we are going to see with each new client and their dog.

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  • 13 years in businuess
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
  • San Diego, CA 92131

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After 22 years working in the dog training field, I have learned that the best teachers are the dogs. They have all of the answers, we just need to listen and that takes a lot of practice. My book, Chill Out Fido! How to Calm your Dog was written from the knowledge that dogs are so often misunderstood and we really need to teach them to live in our world. That is accomplished with a deep understanding of dog behavior and the concepts of training using methods that are easily understood by dogs. Our entire team enjoys working with people to help them build or repair their relationships with their dogs.

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  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
  • Oceanside, CA 92057
  • Thumbtack Guarantee

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"Our priority is your pet!" North County Pet Pawsitive Watch provides a full service to your beloved pet's needs! With many available options, it's easy to choose the right package! Currently serving North San Diego County, cities include: Oceanside, Vista, Camp Pendleton, San Marcos, Fallbrook, Bonsall, Carlsbad. *we cover other cities for an addtional mileage fee* We are dedicated to offering excellent service at affordable rates, and promote pawsitive pet behavior with our in-home pet sitting. However, we also offer a variety of other services that include the following: * Overnight Stays * Drop In Care * Dog Walking * Basic Obedience Training * Horse Turnout/Exercise * Pet field trips * Basic grooming/Bathing * Doggy Daycare Don't feel the stress of having to look for a boarding facility to take your pets when you leave home, or travel. Call us to come to you! We are trained to handle many species including: dogs, cats, rodents (pocket pets), reptiles, amphibians, exotic birds, and horses! Most pet owners consider their animal friends to be part of the family, so they should be treated that way! With NCP, you will not have to hassle with car drives and crates! Keep your companions home where it's comfortable, safe and clean! Seek no further, and worry less with the Pawsitive Watch team! Whether it be for business or pleasure, traveling a day, weekend, or longer, we make your pets our priority! Allowing your pets to stay at home will ultimately reduce stress levels they may otherwise experience. Keeping them safe and away from other animals, and/or being exposed to illness, will help reduce the risk of contracting disease. Lastly, by having a professional come to you, this will heighten more pawsitive behavior in your pets! They'll be rewarded with the love and companionship that they deserve. "Our goal is to improve the quality of life for our companions and their loving owners, simply by offering excellent service at affordable rates, and by creating a lifelong friendship with your family." At North County Pet, we understand that getting the right pet sitter is an important decision. That is why we set up to personally meet with you and determine the best options for you and your friend! Pawsitive Watch team members are available 24/7. Thank you for choosing North County Pet Pawsitive Watch!

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  • 35 years in businuess
  • Fallbrook, CA 92028
  • Thumbtack Guarantee

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Experience! When you have handled literally thousands of dogs you will gain knowledge thru experience. I continue to study everything technical from health, nutrition, genetics and the complete dog. First I'm the dogs advocate then teaching what the dog can do while I direct behavior. I do this with your dog NOT with a demo dog, it's only about you & your dog. Showing you how to communicate through various avenues.

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  • Laguna Niguel, CA 92677
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  • Oceanside, CA 92056
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“Need a Dog Trainer ”

San Diego, CA

Dog training type
Obedience
Dog age(s)
3-4 years
Dog size
Large
Details
My dog has basic training, and is a bed bug detection dog. I am looking for him to become more obedient and to learn to walk on his leash without pulling.
$60
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