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  • 19 years in business
  • 136 hires on Thumbtack
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Jenny F.
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Kym has a number of years experience with dog training. She has five dogs of her own plus she privately trains dogs at her home. Her technique is a combination of gentle and firm with alot of positive reinforcement. My dog and I trained at the Yucaipa Oak Glen Park location. She recommended taking your dog for two 45 minute walks per day so I would take my dog for a long walk at the park before training. I had concerns the dogs would fight but she has never had that happen. She instructs the owners to keep the dogs apart at all times. If you train at this location you will need to pay at the Yucaipa Community Center at the park prior to the class. They are open until 9pm. Remember to bring treats with you for each session. Kym trains with treats until the dogs have learned each command.

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  • 3 years in business
  • 98 hires on Thumbtack
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Jenny L.
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Service Dog training. She really works to understand your needs and ability to make the training process go smoothly and get your dog to the highest ability possible.

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Happy Dog Training, LLC
5.0
from 45 reviews
  • 10 years in business
  • 115 hires on Thumbtack
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Jamie S.
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Jake is, by far, the strangest dog that I’ve ever had the pleasure of meeting. I rescued him when he was 4 months old. His beautiful blue eyes, wrinkly face, and “I can do it myself” attitude captured my heart the moment I first met him. From what I can gather, his first few months of life were rough. He was found by the side of the road with both of his back legs broken, and the day I went to pick him up, I also learned that he was (and is) completely deaf. After my first few days with Jake, it became clear to me that he had in some way been abused. Unlike any other young puppy I’ve ever met, he was very unwelcoming to touch of any kind. To make matters worse, I quickly learned that he was not very fond of other dogs. It started off with growls and nips, and as time passed, it quickly turned into calculated attacks. I could see brief glimpses of his sweet and soft at home, but there was such a thick layer of anger covering it up. It made me so sad to see him this way. I spent months learning how to train a deaf dog, and socialize aggressive dogs. Google became my best friend. But try as I may, Jake’s aggression towards other dogs became, quite frankly, unmanageable. Eventually, I had completely given up trips to the dog park, hiking, the dog beach, and really any form of activity that offered a chance to encounter other dogs. I was sad, and Jake was visibly becoming very depressed. The quality of life for both of us had diminished, and I felt so guilty and hopeless. I felt like I had nowhere to turn. And then I met Ralf. I had tried other trainers in the past, and one had even told me that there was nothing that could be done for Jake at all. So suffice to say, things didn’t seem promising, and I didn’t have a lot of hope going in. I can’t tell you how wrong I was. Very quickly, Ralf taught me about being the leader and making Jake both respect and trust me. We learned that Jake’s aggression was actually coming from fear and not dominance as I had originally thought. All of this time, I had been treating the wrong problem! As a happy side-effect to our sessions, our walks improved (no pulling at all!), and Jake started to let me touch him in places I’d never been able to before (ears, paws, belly, etc.). He had become more affectionate, calm, and seemed much more relaxed. Then, after 2 years of failed attempts, I was shocked and amazed that within only 3 months of working together, we were able to take Jake INTO the dog park for our lessons. Soon enough he was off leash and it was only a matter of a few weeks until we saw him, for the first time EVER, actually PLAY with another dog. He was running, wrestling, and jumping just like a puppy should, and all of this without any aggression being shown. I literally started crying, right there in the middle of the dog park. The change that I have seen in Jake is nothing short of a transformation. Family members have told me that he is a new dog, and we are now taking regular trips to the dog park. I even took Jake camping with 2 other dogs and he did great! I cannot say enough about Ralf and the fantastic work that he’s done with my little canine hero. He has literally changed our lives for the better. Thank you doesn’t even begin to cover it. I fully intend to call Ralf with any and all of my future dog training needs, and highly recommend him to anyone with dog needs of any kind.

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Better K9
5.0
from 8 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 25 hires on Thumbtack
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Kim B.
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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!

  • 6 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
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Being understanding and build a good business relationship with or who I work for so they know personally that I'd do a great job

  • New on Thumbtack
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I have watched a lot of dogs. Before any kind of dog I'm great with dogs I could handle them great I won't just watch them but I'll train them as well Im a dog person so we'll get along

Rooted Dog Training
5.0
from 2 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Donald M.
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Great personality and dog oriented, and willing to do whatever she can to help in the training of my dog plus the time she puts in walking my dog!

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I have 20+ years experience in behavior, basic obedience I'm a certified service dog trainer/instructor

  • 5 years in business
  • New on Thumbtack
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I offer personal training, advice, and quality lessons for your dog and you.

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My methods are pure relationship principles

Kyla Weller
5.0
from 4 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Shawn F.
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Kyla is patient, experienced, and great to work with. She knows a ton of information about dog behavior and helps owners understand their dog's behavior better. Although primarily she works with the pit bull breed and larger dog breeds, she worked with our 23 lb Jack Russel mix. She is quick to respond to texts and phone calls. We noticed changes in our dog's behavior almost immediately. He had difficulty with new people and dogs coming to our house and passing dogs on walks. She gave us quick and easy tips to work with our dog at home as well. Kyla's mentality about training dogs to be balanced and healthy really stuck with us. We highly recommend her!

Cassandra Broadstreet
5.0
from 2 reviews
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Kelly B.
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Cassandra and Izabelle were very understanding, patient and knowledgable when working on my 2 matted Persian cats. I can tell they really care about the pets they work on.

About

Certified dog trainer, fun, reliable dog walker, heart-filled animal lover! Affordable, positive training! Started as a volunteer, dog bather, then kennel attendant, and service dog trainer for the disabled. Look no further, your dog(s) will love me and I look forward to loving them. Let's get started.

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I am great with animals. I can walk dogs, bathe them and feed them. I do basic dog care. I worked at a vet clinic as a kennel assistant.

  • New on Thumbtack
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I live over by U of R, and I am just trying to make some extra cash while my regular work starts up. I can walk and play with your dog, but it must be friendly and loving. You must bring your dog to me and pick it up. I can dog sit as well, but my roommate already has two dogs, so I would probably take them to Prospect Park or Sylvan to hang out.

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Need a Dog Obedience Trainer

Oceanside, CA

  • Dog training type
    Obedience
  • Dog age(s)
    Puppy - 0-6 months
  • Dog size(s)
    Large (46-70 lbs)
  • Details
    My dog is 5 months old and is scared of everybody, myself included. I want him to come out of that already!
  • $77.5
    Average price

Need a Dog Whisperer

Rancho Santa Margarita, CA

  • Dog training type
    Obedience, Behavioral Modification
  • Dog age(s)
    Puppy - 0-6 months
  • Dog size(s)
    Small (1-15 lbs)
  • Details
    training is for 3 begle puppies, 9, 10 and 11 months old
  • $287.5
    Average price

Need Dog Trainer

Redondo Beach, CA

  • Dog training type
    Obedience, Assistance / Disabilities
  • Dog age(s)
    3+ years
  • Dog size(s)
    Small (1-15 lbs)
  • $597
    Average price
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