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  • 6 years in business
  • 100 hires on Thumbtack
  • Antelope, CA 95843


We had our first meeting with Don today, to help us with our dogs training. He was right on time, very friendly and cordial, and within 5 minutes, had Peanut responding to his commands! It was amazing! Our goal was to teach our little one some manners, no barking and jumping on guests when they arrive! No licking of any bare skin he can find, and the biggest issue is separation anxiety. Don had specific suggestions for dealing with the anxiety issue, and he is even going to loan us a product to deter the barking, so we can see if it works with Peanut before we buy it! All in all, we are very pleased, and would recommend Don to anyone who wants a good honest and caring trainer.

  • 13 years in business
  • 82 hires on Thumbtack
  • Sacramento, CA 95830


We had weekly training sessions for the first few sessions and now are bimonthly. Kevin knows dogs and has helped me be a better owner so that my dog knows what I want through clearer instructions. Highly recommended!

  • 32 hires on Thumbtack
  • Sacramento, CA 95864


I had my dog trained by OLK9 one year ago and this was the best decision ever for our pup and our family. Oakley attended the two week board and train along with the therapy dog training. He is able to listen with distractions, load in the car, walk, run, and hike off leash. Seriously we get complements everyday either the store or just out on a hike or run on how well he behaves. I'm so thankful for OLK9 training our dog!

  • 3 years in business
  • 29 hires on Thumbtack
  • Rancho Cordova, CA 95670


We are so happy with Terra! She is down to earth and explains things very well. It's amazing how much difference there is with our German shepherd and Border Collie mix. Not only has been training the dogs, she has been training the entire family. She is very patient and thorough. She also had great advice on the type of beds and leashes for the dogs. So far. All her advice has been wonderful! She even spent time with us talking about different food types. We couldn't have asked for a better trainer! I would highly recommend her to anyone having difficulty with their pooches!

  • 8 years in business
  • 8 hires on Thumbtack
  • Citrus Heights, CA 95621

Tina C.

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We were very pleased with Jenni. She was very informative and gave us plenty of effective advise. She took our unruly puppy for training and 5 weeks later returned to us a very pleasant obedient and enjoyable dog. It is obvious that her main concern is the care of our pets. We are forever grateful. Thank you Jenni.

  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
  • Sacramento, CA 95822

Ashly P.

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My husband and I have worked with Joyce for almost a year now. Words cannot describe our fondness of her. She has and always will be more than a dog trainer. In addition to her exceptional dog training services, Joyce provided us with tips on proper dog nutrition. The first day we met Joyce, she asked to take a look at our dog's food. My husband and I were so impressed as she skimmed through the list of ingredients on the dog food bag, nodding her head yes and no. She is passionate about the well being of all dogs and is always researching and learning new things to pass on to her clients. She is peaceful (very soft spoken), reliable, and of course - SHE KNOWS DOGS!!! Not only has Joyce improved the quality of our dog's already wonderful life, but she has also left a mark on our hearts that will never be forgotten. Anyone would be lucky to have Joyce in their dog's life at some capacity, rather it be as a trainer, walker, consultant or plain old friend. Thank you Joyce! Ashly Patton Ashly Patton

  • 3 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
  • Sacramento, CA 95826


We are a small group of certified massage therapist, small animal massage therapist, dog trainers and behavior modification specialist. We work hand in hand with animal minds for all the training needs, and Sacramento Dog Massage takes care of all the bodywork your furry kid needs.

  • 35 years in business
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
  • Paradise, CA 95967


I offer obedience training and problem solving for all breeds. I have a retriever training club and offer in-home boarding. I can do it on my location in town, private ranch near Paradise and other venues or your place.

  • 9 years in business
  • Ione, CA 95640


Hannah watched my dog and my apartment for two weeks while I was on vacation in Michigan. Not only did she do a great job, she went above and beyond. When I came home, my house was cleaner than when I left it, and she had washed and groomed my dog FOR FREE! I ran out of dog food halfway through the vacation, but she had no problem going to the store and picking some up. My dog loved the food that she bought, and I still use it today! A+++ for Happy tails!

  • 4 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
  • Auburn, CA 95603

Amy D.

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Understanding that I have to have more Patience

  • 12 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
  • Sacramento, CA 95819


There seems to be a great deal of misinformation out there about dog training. From the stories my clients tell me there are a lot of really bad dog trainers out there giving terrible advice. I have plenty of clients that have been to two or more trainers before coming to me that were unable to solve their problems. Do lots of research, ask lots of questions, read lots of reviews online before ever choosing a dog trainer! I AM THE ONLY TRAINER YOU WILL FIND THAT WILL GUARANTEE YOU WILL BE SATISFIED WITH THE SERVICE I PROVIDE. The first step in changing any dog behavior is to make sure your dog takes her lead from you. Once that piece is in place, you need to have someone that knows what they are doing show you what to look for in your dog's behavior and how to respond to it in a way that is going to reinforce the behavior you want and at the same time discourage the behavior you don't want. This is extremely difficult for most people and even many dog trainers don't get it right. The challenge is that every dog and owner is different and what works for one dog and owner doesn't always work for all of them.


I specialize in grooming, walking dogs and training dogs. I've spent many years showing dogs and caring for them. I'm willing to come to you and will watch your dogs at my home while you're gone. I have half an acre, so your pets will have plenty of room. I love all animals and will follow your instructions. Please call me for referrals and other concerns.

  • Elk Grove, CA 95758


We offer professional dog training. We can help you have a well-behaved companion. Do you have a dog that pulls on the leash, jumps on people, or other behaviors you'd like to change? We also offer training in your home to puppies as young as 8 weeks. We have over 35 years' experience. We are a certified dog trainer, AKC Canine Good Citizen evaluator, and full member of the Association of Pet Dog Trainers. We are bonded and insured.

  • Carmichael, CA 95608


I run a small business focused on training and caring for the family dog. I offer private lessons in your home or small group classes. I also offer grooming services in my quiet, stress-free grooming studio, and only groom one dog at a time. In addition, I take in a limited number of canine "guests" to stay and play in my home; only dogs I have personally met with prior to their stay. I am bonded and insured and a certified Canine Good Citizen instructor. I look forward to hearing from you and let's talk dogs!


We offer real-life problem solving for dogs and their owners for real-life problems, any problem, any age, and any breed. We are 95% referral based. If you want to change your dogs' behavior, the first thing you need to do is change your own behavior. I can help teach you what you need to provide for your dog on a 24-hour basis, so they are physically and mentally taken care of.

  • North Highlands, CA 95660


At All Star Dog Training, we offer basic to advanced dog obedience classes and agility classes. We work with all breeds, addressing all issues such as aggression concerns. We believe that the foundation of positive-based training creates a strong relationship between you and your pet. This relationship building is centered around benevolent leadership. All Star Dog Training teaches you how to understand your dog’s behavior from a canine perspective and how to develop an aura where your dog looks to you for consistency and guidance.


We offer affordable private dog training. We come to you. No matter how old or young your pet is, we can help.

  • Sacramento, CA 95823


We offer professional dog training (group classes, private sessions, and board and train). Our trainers are certified dog trainers and have experiences with all breeds and behaviors. Puppy Love Dogs also offers fun dog boarding, doggy daycare, and grooming.

  • 11 years in business
  • Placerville, CA 95667


Ridley K-9 Academy is based in Placerville, California. We serve the greater El Dorado, Sacramento and Placer County areas. We provide professional dog training services to you in thecomfort of your home. We offer basic through advanced obedience, puppy foundation training, aggression and behavior modification. We would love to hear from you about your dog. Please check us out on line or call us today to schedule a temperament evaluation. Or Join us on Facebook

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Roseville, CA

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Cody is way over protective in our home and sometimes even on a walk. He is a 7 year old male. Cody is a male poodle/bichon mix. Maggie is following Cody's lead and is beginning to mimic his bad ways. She is only about 1 year old and is a maltese mix.
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