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Top Pro
  • 12 years in business
  • 193 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Roslind S.
Verified review

Karen came into our home and sat down with us first and listened to all our worries about our puppy. She then quickly explained what was happening and came up with fantastic and different (yet great) approaches to fix our pups behavior. She was defecating on the floor, not eating her food in front of her bowl, and hiding under the couch. Two weeks later we have a dog that is about 70% different than how she used to be! Karen's techniques are great and work for any size dog! Our little Maltipoo puppy is now listening to us and is far more obedient than she used to be.

Dee Cee's Dog House
4.8
from 67 reviews
  • 18 years in business
  • 192 hires on Thumbtack
Jennifer T.
Verified review

I had a private training session with Dee Cee, and it was worth every penny! She has a real passion for training dogs and she is very respectful, clear, thorough and effective. My dog Gubi has behavior problems and Dee Cee came up with methods that immediately worked! She also gave me great tools and tips to use in the future. I was so impressed with Gubi's progress in just a day and I feel like I know my dog much better now. Thank you Dee Cee!!

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

John was awesome with training me and my dog. John took the time to get to know our needs and current situation and also helped us with dog socialization. John is very knowledgable and offered great expert advice. He also helped us with introduction to a dog park and helped me to understand the things to look for when introducting my dog into a new environment such as a dog park. I would highly recommend John to all my friends family and anyone else. He definitely helped with positive reinforcement.

Top Pro
  • 19 years in business
  • 135 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Jill F.
Verified review

I cannot express in words how happy we are with how Kym took such great care of our puppy, Izzy. When she left for boot camp, she was a disobedient and very difficult puppy to handle. She returned home a happy, obedient and very healthy puppy. I would do it all over with no hesitation- there isn't enough $$ for the value we received. We will continue to keep in touch with Kym for boarding and ongoing training and just to keep in touch - Izzy loved Kym as much as Kym loved her and that was such a comforting feeling.

  • 6 years in business
  • 36 hires on Thumbtack
Nina T.
Verified review

Cynthia is reliable, friendly, and absolutely wonderful with my dog, Rennie. Not only does she take the time to check in with me when she gets to my house for pick up, but she also sends picture updates, and informs me when he is dropped off. I have worked with a number of other dog walkers and to date, no one has been as thorough as Cynthia. As someone who works all day...every day...I do worry how my dog is doing; Cynthia has greatly alleviated some of the anxiety that I feel in regard to Rennie, as I know he is in such great hands. It's hard to find dog walkers whom you can trust...Cynthia is one of the good ones.

SW K9 Rehab Inc., Non-Profit
4.5
from 31 reviews
  • 71 hires on Thumbtack
Helene P.
Verified review

Really helped with our out of control dog. Taught him (and then us) how to get him under control; sitting, staying etc. We boarded our dog for over two weeks while he was being trained. Dog seemed happy and wanting to work on the things he learned. We would definitely use them again.

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Angellily Pet Care
4.8
from 23 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 38 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Scott V.
Verified review

Angela did a wonderful job looking after our fur kids! We have one dog, two kitties and a foster kitty that she watched over. She walked our dog twice a day, played with the kitties and even brought our mail in! She will send you updates and pictures if you ask her to. I highly recommend her, she did a great job!

Tracie's Pet Service
4.9
from 14 reviews
  • 17 years in business
  • 27 hires on Thumbtack
Tony A.
Verified review

Tracie is awesome. Our dog has a big smile. Very professional service.

XOXO Pet Sitting
4.9
from 13 reviews
  • 27 years in business
  • 17 hires on Thumbtack
Marcia S.
Verified review

We are so glad we picked Jenny as our dog pet sitter! She took care of our dog for 4 days while we were traveling. She was very attentive and kind with our boy and was always sending pictures and messages. Which helped us to see how he was doing. One thing that really amazed us is that our dog was trained in portuguese and Jenny learned somethings just so he could understand her better! Our dog was very happy under Jenny's care and that's the most important part for us. We sure recommend her services.

The Speed Walking Dog
5.0
from 22 reviews
  • 18 years in business
  • 21 hires on Thumbtack
Allison M.
Verified review

Lisa has been an absolute blessing for my dog Layla and I. She is very loving and in tune with Layla's spunky personality. She takes her on long walks and hikes, which Layla couldn't enjoy more. I know she is well taken care of while I am away at work. Overall, Lisa came into our lives to walk my dog, but what we received in return is more than I expected. I've noticed that Layla is an even happier, go-lucky dog! Thanks Lisa for treating Layla as your own!

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Love Ur K9
5.0
from 20 reviews
  • 35 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Lisa L.
Verified review

I brought my 2 year old male pit bull to Kevin 6 months ago when my dog started experiencing some significant leash aggression towards other dogs. The problem was getting progressively worse and I couldn't walk him with other dogs present (even on the other side of the street). Kevin took him in for training and there has been a huge improvement. My dog is able to walk normally on a leash (doesn't pull like crazy like he used to). He is able to see other dogs on his walk and no longer react (huge improvement!) and he is all around a better trained dog. After the training camp, I had several sessions with Kevin (and my dog walker) and Kevin taught us all the techniques and commands he had used with my dog. Kevin is very responsive and answers all of my questions promptly. I would highly recommend him for training for any dog issues. Kevin also takes dogs in for boarding where he does a little training refresher course. My dog has gone in multiple times since his training whenever I've had to go out of town and my dog really enjoys his time there.

Golden Days Pet Services
4.6
from 11 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 17 hires on Thumbtack
Bonnie M.
Verified review

Golden Day Pet Services is like the Ritz-Carton for Dogs! Michael has the best customer service ever and my dog gets the royal treatment every time he stays the night! My dog Duke is so happy when I drop him off! Michael sends pictures, posts, and updates on Dukes daily activities. I know he is in good hands with Michael and I do not worry about his care when I am out of town. I highly recommend Golden Days Pet Services!!!

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Better K9
5.0
from 8 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 25 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Kim B.
Verified review

Audrey scheduled us right away for a consultation to help with our food aggressive dog. Within one week using her training and tips any family member can pull our dogs food away with out getting biten or even a growl. Our German Shepard will now wait patiently in a calm "sit" position till we put his food back for him. Looking forward to more training!

Kayla's Pet Care
4.9
from 8 reviews
  • 9 hires on Thumbtack
Jacquelene L.
Verified review

I have hired Kayla multiple times to sit my dog whenever I travel. She's very good with my dog. She walks my dog twice a day and stays overnight with my dog as well. She's trust worthy. She's truly animal lover. I am glad I found Kayla. Highly recommend!!

Where the Heart Is
5.0
from 9 reviews
  • 9 hires on Thumbtack
Richard S.
Verified review

Jo stayed with our pets - dog and cat - while we were away. The pets were happy when we returned and the house was in better shape than we left it. I plan to ask Jo to take care of the pets and house when I have to travel again. I highly recommend her to anyone needing a house/pet sitter.

  • 8 years in business
  • 21 hires on Thumbtack
Mary R.
Verified review

Daniele is amazing. Four years ago there was this little white dog laying in the middle of my intersection. No one could get him & cars were driving around him. I called Daniele and she came over & got him for me. He was the same dog I had seen a year ago. She helped with his anxiety & abandonment issues. Happy turned out to be the sweetest dog. Daniele was so patient with me. Happy was an older dog, passed way Jan.12th. Daniele recently brought me a rescue terrier mix. I recently lost my husband in Aug. I thought maybe this was a mistake, but it wasn't. He is a lively little thing& a challenge. He makes me laugh a lot. Daniele is really, amazing with Biscuit. He thinks everything is a game, terrier and only 2 yrs. old. Daniele can get him to do anything and then she passes it on to me. I don't know what I'd do w/o her. Me & biscuit look forward to our appt. each week. Biscuit can now focus and be still, sit, come, walk on leash w/o pulling. He's becoming quite obedient. She's done all of this in 3wks. She really knows what the pet needs. She even can see what they've been through. This more than training, she has a God given gift.

The Pet Whisperer
5.0
from 9 reviews
  • 15 years in business
  • 9 hires on Thumbtack
Gail M.
Verified review

We used Randi to watch our dog at our house for a two week out of the country vacation. She was great! Texted us when anything came up, kept us apprised of anything going on with our dog, and also took great care of our house. When we returned from our vacation, our house was clean and neat and just the way we had left it. She followed our instructions to a "T in terms of both of our dog and our house. We had trouble getting home and had to return a day later, and she was flexible enough to be willing to stay with our dog one day more. I would highly recommend Randi for anyone looking for a pet sitter and in fact we will be using her again soon. Thank you.

Helping Paws SoCal
5.0
from 6 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • 12 hires on Thumbtack
Kelly B.
Verified review

We love Devyn and Vanessa! They have been walking and boarding our dog for almost a year. Very kind, trust worthy, and they love our dog like their own (or at least we think so :) )

Whiskers, Tails and Mail
4.8
from 5 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
Anne S.
Verified review

George has taken care of our 2 dogs several times and we are so happy and thankful. We always know our dogs are in such good care with George. He spends time with the dogs and doesn't just run in to let them out or feed them and then leave. We very highly recommend George to care for your beloved pets!

Doggie Do Pet Services
5.0
from 13 reviews
  • 17 years in business
  • 19 hires on Thumbtack
Micheal B.
Verified review

Our dog, Coconut, received puppy training through Laguna Niguel City classes taught by Wendy, about two years ago. Ever since then, we have used Wendy's help for training, dog walking, as well as pet boarding services. There are a few major points to mention about Doggie Do Pet Services / Wendy Brookhyser: 1. She is very reliable, responsible, and caring. 2. Our dog, Coconut, absolutely loves and adores her. 3. Wendy is one of the best trainers we have seen. To our eyes, she is an expert in dog training and dog behavior. In addition to puppy training, Wendy helped us with Canine Good Citizen training, and Coconut passed the test with flying colors one year ago. 4. Last, but not least, when Coconut returns from pet boarding with Wendy, he has played so much that he sleeps for a day or two!!!

K9 City Play & Stay inc.
5.0
from 3 reviews
  • 29 years in business
  • 13 hires on Thumbtack
Bo P.
Verified review

Bo went in pulling on the leash and crazy excited when he saw another dog. One hour later he walked out calmly and was completely unphased by other dogs he saw. I've got to keep it up, but Paul got me and Bo back on track!

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Need a Dog Daycare Center

Ventura, CA

  • How many dogs?
    1
  • Dog age(s)
    1-2 years
  • Features
    Separate play for big/small dogs
  • $140
    Average price
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