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Oceanside Service Dog Training Programs

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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
Toni M.
Verified review

I received excellent advice on how to work with my dog and the training and advice actually WORKED!

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Dog-Skool
4.9
from 60 reviews
  • 13 years in business
  • 131 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Sally K.
Verified review

John is calm, confident and professional. He is amazing! Dog training is as much about training the owners as it is training the dog. He explains how dogs think and how we communicate with them. Best money I've spent in a while. I'd highly recommend this trainer!

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Happy Dog Training, LLC
5.0
from 45 reviews
  • 10 years in business
  • 115 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Tony C.
Verified review

Our Golden Retriever puppy was very hard to control. He was constantly chewing on everything including our hands and feet. We needed help so we hired Happy Dog Training. Ralf has been working with our dog Teddy for 6 weeks and he is now well behaved and totally manageable. Ralf is a very knowledgable in the area of canine behavior and his knowledge has resulted in excellent results I highly recommend Ralf and his staff.

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  • 3 years in business
  • 95 hires on Thumbtack
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Nova A.
Verified review

I am currently working on service dog training with Denise. She is AMAZING!! My SD I'm training is also the first dog I've ever owned. That being said, Denise is really patient with me as I learn how to be a good dog owner as well as train my dog. She is very go with the flow with the training, as far as if I have anything come up in between classes, we address the problem and work through it right away. I'm so happy she's a part of our lives! Best most professional service I've recieved.

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  • 60 hires on Thumbtack
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Debra D.
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Paula is an amazing dog trainer! She has provided me with so much new and relevant information that has been crucial in helping me with my foster dog. Thanks to her tips and her information on dog behavior, I have had great success with my dog's crate training and her behavior towards guests at the door. I highly recommend Paula to anyone who is in need to of help. She is more than a "teach them to sit" type of trainer -- she understands dog behavior and carefully explains how humans can work with dogs to give them skills to succeed.

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OCK-9Services
4.9
from 30 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 48 hires on Thumbtack
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Alexa R.
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I own a year and a half year old, 70 lb Stafforshire terrier. I found Daniel's training business online and he was very quick to respond. I was having anxiety issues with Rocky. He was also not around a lot of other dogs so he was not taught proper socializing, thus causing him anxiety and insecurities. Daniel was able to provide the assurance that Rocky would respond well to his method of training. We have been working together only a few months on a weekly to bi weekly basis and Rocky has super manners. He is meeting dogs with respect and confidence. He is now progressing his obedience and starting Psyciatric Service dog training. I'm very happy with Daniel's service.

SW K9 Rehab Inc., Non-Profit
4.5
from 30 reviews
  • 69 hires on Thumbtack
Chris L.
Verified review

Steve is an incredible, elite master trainer. He holds the key to unlocking all of your dogs' best attributes. He has done wonders for my dogs, and I have witnessed him doing even more for others. There's nothing that this man can't fix about your dog. But, you must be willing to put in the time and do what it takes to maintain. I have two mixed breeds (brother and sister) that have severe separation anxiety, when they weren't near each other. They were completely co dependent on each other, fearful and extremely sensitive to everything around them. They would whine and bark when separated. Steve had them for less than two weeks, and now they have no problem, at all being separated. He taught me how to build their confidence, and help them succeed. Which has made training them in obedience much easier. They now have the will to work, and the desire to learn more. As do I. He has inspired me so much that it has now become my passion, and I am now his apprentice. What I love most about the way that he trains, is that he is very gentle and patient with the dogs. He is by far more concerned with the dogs' well-being than anything else. He can be pretty tough on the owners, but once you come to realize why, you really can't be mad at him. The issues that your dog has, are typically there because of you. Your dog is a mirror of yourself. Once you've accepted that, you can then both change together, building the bond between you and your dog even stronger. But, you must be part of the change in order for it to work. Wendy is my senior master trainer, and I have learned so much already from both of them. They have taught me beginner and advanced obedience, behavior work, tracking, scent detection, how to show in AKC competitions, how to train movie dogs, and much more. Through the skills that I have acquired from them, I am now teaching my own classes and training dogs daily, using the same incredible methods that these amazing dog trainers have taught me. I highly recommend Steve and Wendy, and all of their trainers to anyone who truly cares for their dog.

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Dogma Dog Training
4.9
from 17 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 27 hires on Thumbtack
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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.
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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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K.O. Dog Training
5.0
from 22 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 24 hires on Thumbtack
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Daniel V.
Verified review

We are half way through our six week training program and our dog is thriving in her commands being learned. They make it fun for both me and my puppy!

San Diego Dog Training
3.4
from 14 reviews
  • 11 hires on Thumbtack
Bobbie L.
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She did a great job to train my dog. She is very patient. My puppy is very difficult to train. She used 2 hours to led her walk down my driveway without pulling. Made her understand "come" means come to me. Afterall, she only charge me one session which the original planned time is 1 hour while she actually spent 2 hours to do the job. I will recommend her to puppy owner particular those need special attentions.

Pacific Coast Pet Training
5.0
from 4 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 8 hires on Thumbtack
Deanna C.
Verified review

Brad has been wonderful with all three of our 'challenging' dogs. We hired him for morning walking services during the week, and he incorporates training each day. Our dogs love and respond well to him, and my husband and I trust and feel comfortable with him. We're happy to have found him here!

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

My puppy, clementine, loves spending the day with dog wild. Their professionalism and compassion for dogs shows in everything they do. I recommend asking about the off leash pack adventure if you need dog walking services. Your dog will come back tired, socialized, and happy. They even send awesome photo updates!!

Calmer Canines
5.0
from 6 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 9 hires on Thumbtack
Elaine F.
Verified review

My dogs started training with Kate about a year ago when bf and I enrolled our newly adopted pup in a Petsmart training class. Kate is always upbeat, knowledgeable, and passionate about dog behavior. She's adept at training dogs and owners, as well as newer Petsmart trainers. When she started her own business we decided to continue with private lessons, Country Club, and Reactives Anonymous for both dogs. From underlying behavior issues to nutrition she connects the dots to form a holistic view of dog behavior. I like that she does not follow only one school of dog behavior training. She constantly learns and applies techniques that work well for you and your dog. Without getting too off track from this review, I will say she has changed the way I think about my dogs, even as someone who has raised and worked with animals for much of my life. She is so so insightful, always learning and excited to share her knowledge. Just follow her on Facebook and you'll learn something new!

OC Service Dogs Inc.
5.0
from 2 reviews
  • 11 years in business
  • New on Thumbtack
Rodney W.
Verified review

Nikki is amazing! The dogs are drawn to her and she is able to help you understand when to praise and when to correct making your pet happy and obideant. When working with service dogs and therapy dogs you form a bond that is beyond my comprehension. In my case my service K9 companion has given me so many factors in my life back Thank you Nikki you are forever in our hearts Rodney and Recon

Kyla Weller
5.0
from 4 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
April U.
Verified review

Klya came to us at a crucial time in our lives. Our 2 older dogs had passed away and we had a younger dog that we hadn't put the time and training into while we were still grieving. Kyla is "service with a smile" and her knowledge never ceases to amaze me. She took the time to show and explain to us that is just as much retraining us as it was working with Finn. You get so much more than a trainer with Kyla. Her love for canines abounds so your pup is in great hands when Kyla's around. We can't even to begin to thank you Kyla for your giving heart, your patience and you continued support with our beloved Finn.

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About

All Star Coco Dog Training, LLC specializes in obedience and good manner training for your puppy or adult dog. Our mission is to provide dog owners with the proper skills to enable effective communication with their dogs and to strengthen the relationship between animal-human bond by learning how to use effective reward methods. Each class focuses on giving you and your pooch the solid foundation for having a well-balanced and healthy lifestyle in and out of your home. It's never too early nor too late to train your dog to be a good canine in your home and your community. Our training methods are based on positive reinforcement. The classes are conducted in your dog's home environment by developing canine life and social skills . A trained dog is a happy dog.

  • 10 years in business
  • New on Thumbtack
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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.

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

  • New on Thumbtack
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I love reading people and dogs so that helps me see better ways to help them communicate as a Team

  • New on Thumbtack
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I provide services for dogs ranging from beginner/puppy's obedience training and advanced obedience training to bathing and walking. I am very personable and will help identify any issues and adjust each situation accordingly. My passion is dogs and everything that comes with owning one of these amazing companions. I am on time, organized and polite. Hire me, and you and your dog/s won't be disappointed!

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