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Twentynine Palms Dog Trainers

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Best Paw Forward
5.0
from 58 reviews
  • 32 years in business
  • 109 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Kelly R.
Verified review

It was so refreshing to meet and work with Val. She is everything that you could hope for when in need of a dog trainer. From the moment I saw her ad, to our first phone conversation, and then our first training session, I continue to be impressed with her perfessionalism and dog training experience. After just one session, I learned so many things about my two dogs. Val taught me many valuable lessons when interacting with my dogs. I saw immediate results with Val's instruction, and I'm already looking forward to the new knowledge our second training session brings. I would highly recommend Val to any of my friends/family who have questions about their dogs behavior, or need help training their dog.

  • 10 years in business
  • 20 hires on Thumbtack
Taylore B.
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CV Dog Club is by far the best in The Valley! I started with a rescue dog I was considering taking back to the rescue who now visits nursing homes. I wouldn't go anywhere else for animal training!

Blue Barn Ranch
5.0
from 8 reviews
  • 8 years in business
ALICE W.
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I AM SO HAPPY WITH BLUE BARN RANCH MY DOGS ARE SERVICE DOGS THEY ARE SEARCH AND RESCUE. THEY GO TO DOGGIE DAY CARE EVERDAY AND SOME TIME STAY OVER NIGHT . WHEN THE LAKE FIRE WAS GOING ON THEY OPEN THERE DOORS TO MY FAMILY LET US SET UP OR TRAILER AND LET US LIVE AT THE RANCH FOR A WEEK . THAT IS GREAT SERVICE. THEY ARE DOING A GREAT JOB MONTANA ABBY ZIVA TITAN SAY BIG THANKS

  • 8 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Phil S.
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The crew at Off Leash k9 Training Palm Springs surpasses my expectations. I really didn’t know if there was any hope for me or my puppy, but the training my dog received, and the education I was given was second to none. I can literally take my dog anywhere now and she doesn’t even need a leash. It’s literally a different dog experience when you can let them roam off Leash with the confidence that they’ll come when called, and Off Leash of Palm Springs can deliver that life changing experience in just 14 days! Thank you so much to Morgan and her staff.

  • 23 years in business
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Raven V.
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Maya is one of the most caring, gentle, patient groomers around. I have seen her take a dog that was clearly fearful upon arrival and have them leave clean, clipped and happy. Anyone who has a dog that does not like going to the groomer should try Maya. In addition to her way with dogs, she is also a very talented groomer so when you leave your dog will also look amazing.

29K9 Dog Training
4.8
from 5 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
Kathleen R.
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We enjoy the puppy training and look forward to more sessions

InJoyable Pet Care
5.0
from 3 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
Jeanne T.
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I needed someone to stay with my senior dog/pitbull, while I went out for a long evening. Holly was very knowledgeable of my dogs needs. Walked him with no incidence and stayed longer than originally planned. I will hire Holly Joy again.

Happy Dog Training
5.0
from 3 reviews
  • 7 hires on Thumbtack
Gary K.
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Very Professional and excellent with our dog. Highly recommended

  • 19 years in business
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Leslie H.
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Perfect overnight sitting at my house

Lisa C.
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Excellent teamwork here! All of our dogs come out looking fabulous & are happy and not stressed out because of the timely service. Nina & Sara are fabulous.

Positive pet training
5.0
from 1 review
    Eman B.
    Verified review

    Nina is an excellent dog trainer. My dog had behavioral issues such as peeing in the house and showing aggression towards other dogs and her training has curbed these bad behaviors. My relationship with my dog is much better now. I highly recommend her to anyone who needs dog training of any kind because she is extremely knowledgeable about everything!

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    I am complete pet lover! I am willing to travel to my furry friends around the Coachella Valley. I believe pets need as much attention as humans do, and I am here to offer companionship to whoever needs it.

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    I am a certified dog trainer and behavioral specialist. We have a really fun training yard. I offer three classes for $20.00. I've been doing training for over 25 years. I believe that animals are a lot like us and learn from mistakes; I believe that it takes three years to fully train a dog. I go at the pace of the dog and owner. I take each dog and train them to their human's lifestyle. We teach words to the dogs and teach body language to the humans. I use many different methods. We need to understand that they are just animals, not robots, and make mistakes just like us. It's how we learn.

    • 8 years in business
    • 1 hire on Thumbtack
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    I not only train dogs but help rehome if needed, and I find help in difficult situations pet owners might have. I also do light house cleaning, offer knowledge on anything dog related, I basic computer repair, and I have my degree in Floral Design.

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    All training is performed according to the UPD training program

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    Though I am a new face, I love dogs and always enjoy spending time with our furry friends. I use my time after school and over the weekends & holidays not only to serve pet families with dog sitting and walking, but also to meet the aspiration of being with animals. I am full of passions and responsible. If you are looking for somebody young and want your babies have a fun walking time, that is me.

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    I'm great with dogs. I'm a dog lover. I have two dogs of my own. I am just here to make some cash to help support my family.

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    I love animals

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    I love animals, and they love me. I'm open to pet sitting and dog walking. I'm bathing them, giving love and attention to the animals, feeding them and providing daily care.

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    For those who can't get around as fast, if you'd like to get away, I'm ready to roll around with your dog.

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    I am very flexible. I can watch your pets almost every hour of the day. I am also very active, so dog walking or playing with your pet is not a problem. I also have my own transportation, so it's less of a hassle for you.

    Q & A

    Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Thumbtack.

    How old should a puppy be for training?

    Dog training shouldn’t wait until you’re having behavior problems. If you get a new puppy, start from the beginning with professional training to give both you and your puppy the tools you need for a healthy relationship. Dog training is as much about teaching the owner how to interact with their new dog as it is about the dog learning to behave. Puppy training can start as early as eight weeks old. Trainers who offer puppy training programs may works specifically with dogs between the ages of 8 and 18 weeks old. Trainers can teach owners about potty training and how to deal with accidents, working with separation anxiety, and training your pooch out of destructive behaviors like chewing, biting and demand barking. Puppies will start to learn to walk on-leash and other basic skills.

    In addition to behavior training, socializing your puppy is an important part of dog training. Socializing your dog means they become comfortable and confident in a variety of settings and have a great foundation for becoming a well-adjusted adult dog. After your puppy has had the proper vaccinations, you can start to introduce it to a variety of different dogs and people in safe settings.

    Which dog training method is best?

    The best type of dog training for both you and your dog depends on the outcomes you hope to achieve. If you want your dog to learn agility training, go to someone who specializes in those techniques. Regardless of whether you want your dog to learn basic behavior or competitive-level tricks, the majority of dog training is actually about training the owner how to communicate with their dog. Most professional dog trainers agree that a model of training based on positive reinforcement breeds a happy, healthy, well-adjusted dog. The alternative to positive reinforcement training is using force or aggression techniques like physical punishment or shock-collar training to get the dog to do (or not do) a behavior. While the dog may learn how to behavior as you direct, it is also learning to communicate with force and aggression, and will in turn use those behaviors on other dogs (or people) that are smaller or weaker than it is. Before signing up with a dog trainer, meet with the trainer and ask for references. Watch the trainer interact with your dog, and make sure they treat your dog with patience and firm kindness. Ask them questions about their training methods:

    • What type of training methods do you use?
    • What is your background and training, and how did you become a dog trainer?
    • How long do you expect that we will work together before we achieve the results I’m after?

    How long does it take to train a puppy?

    Dog training depends on the dog and how much homework the dog owner is willing to put in. Puppy training is similar to dog training in that the onus of the work depends on the owner learning new ways to interact with their dog. For a quick crash course, you can opt for a single, two hour smart-start puppy training consultation to teach you the ins and outs of being a new dog parent. You can learn how to manage potty training and what to do if the puppy experiences separation anxiety. As long as you’re willing to work on dog training a little bit each day, your puppy will quickly learn these new behaviors. If you’re not confident about training your puppy yourself, you can enroll in a 6- to 8-week puppy training course, with weekly lessons touching on everything from bite control to obedience. Puppies usually need to be at least three months old for group training classes. If you want more intensive one-on-one work, you can opt for private lessons. Some behavior problems can be resolved in one session if the dog owner learns and can implement new skills. In the case of more serious issues, 3 to 10 private sessions can typically correct challenges.

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