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Homestead Gun Dog Trainers

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ClickR TrainR
4.9
from 71 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 118 hires on Thumbtack
Stephanie H.
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Brian is excellent! If you are considering a trainer for your dog, don't wait another day before hiring him.

Canine Coach
4.8
from 52 reviews
  • 14 years in business
  • 112 hires on Thumbtack
Brian H.
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Jose is an excellent dog trainer. He was on time and accomplished all we were hoping for in training our new puppy very efficiently. It was also fun for both our family and our puppy. Great value.

Animal Behavior Councelor
4.9
from 23 reviews
  • 25 years in business
  • 71 hires on Thumbtack
Victor M.
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Vivian provided me with the tools to re-train my dog after 9 years. It turned out that the problem was me lol. She is very professional and knows her trade. I recommend her 100%.

Off-Leash K9 Training LLC
4.7
from 23 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 49 hires on Thumbtack
Spruill H.
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Mike is a great teacher for both dogs and their owners. I had been told by other trainers that my dog is aggressive. He is not. She had no problem dealing with his high energy. She is a great role model,very patient yet firm. Thanks

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Atazo Animal Services
4.9
from 18 reviews
  • 29 years in business
  • 25 hires on Thumbtack
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Rachel P.
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Tony is very good with dogs. My dog sometimes responds to new people with aggression but she clicked with him right off the bat. We have worked together to calm some of her anxieties and I will be returning to Atazo in the future for any further training needs.

Creating New Tails
5.0
from 16 reviews
  • 26 hires on Thumbtack
Katie J.
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Jillian is the BEST service dog trainer out there. She keeps her dogs groomed beautifully and maintained. All of the dogs she have trained are absolutely brilliant. Also, she takes the time to put the dogs on a raw diet which is AWESOME. I recommend to anyone if you want your dog to become to BEST service dog and if you want them to be in the BEST care.

American Idogs
5.0
from 15 reviews
  • 17 years in business
  • 8 hires on Thumbtack
Bonnie L.
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This trainer is the best. We went through his 5 week basic training class with our 9 month old Rottweiler and the results were amazing. He is patient, fun, informative and very knowledgeable about all aspects of dog training and dog health. This is a must is you just purchased a new puppy or have rescued a new dog. If you feel your dog needs some training, this is the man to come to. You will not regret it.

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AniNanny
5.0
from 14 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 30 hires on Thumbtack
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Terry G.
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I have a blue Weimaraner who weighed 65 lbs by 1 year old. She had trouble with impulse control and constantly pulled when walking her. Every person and dog we encountered was her new BFF! I am petite and had trouble keeping her from jumping on passers by and from being dragged down the street. Brianna walked my dog and taught me techniques and gave me the tools to train my large puppy. It took a while to train my willful and high energy dog but I can now safely walk my full grown Weim, confident that we will enjoy our walk. Brianna is wonderful with animals, has a gift for working with dogs and training both the dog’s behavior and people on how to train their dog. Brianna is caring, knowledgeable, professional and easy to work with. in my opinion, her fees are very affordable. She has also helped me through my dog’s skin rash issues by recommending skin remedies which have been helpful as I do not like giving her antibiotics. I cannot say enough good things about Brianna and highly recommend her. She has been my Dog Whisperer for the past 2 years!

  • 29 years in business
  • 48 hires on Thumbtack
Mishaal T.
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Very helpful explaining specific rules and ways to helplay my dog and I to understand each other better

  • 26 years in business
  • 15 hires on Thumbtack
Sylvia A.
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Linda Greenfield is an exceptional dog trainer with a keen understanding of canine behavior and family dynamics. She is an amazing teacher and handler and I would recommend her to anyone interested in learning the art of dog training and how to strengthen the bond between you and your dog. Dog training has never been so much fun and rewarding. Thanks Linda!

  • 8 years in business
  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
Alexis N.
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Smart Start Puppies is in a league of its own in the dog training industry. I should know as I have gone through 3 companies and a whole lot of money to finally get our 5 year old chihuahua to respond and behave. Tony and Cherie are superstar dog trainers! Thank you guys! Like you told me when we started, who says you can't teach an old new tricks.

Dog EnterTraining
5.0
from 7 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Luis V.
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Gisela is an excellent trainer. She is very patient with dogs an has done a very good job with my dog. I have no hesitation in recommending her to anybody. She is also a very nice person and gets along very well with people.

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Megan Sierra
5.0
from 7 reviews
  • 1 year in business
  • 16 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Kristyn C.
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Megan was extremely helpful with my crazy puppy. I have a 7 month old Shiba Inu, they are known to be a very stubborn breed. She taught him sit and lay down at the very first visit! This girl has a gift with dogs, I definitely recommend her as your future puppy/dog trainer.

THE DOG CHARMER LLC
4.3
from 6 reviews
  • 22 years in business
  • 9 hires on Thumbtack
Raquel V.
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Very professional and knows how to deal with the different pet personalities. My chihuahua is very well mannered and house broken thanks to Edgar's training.

  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Ellen E.
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Great service, such a difference with other dog trainers we've tried before. Friendly, professional and it's such a relief to have a trained puppy and a clean house;)

Rose Lesniak Dog Trainer
5.0
from 1 review
    Chris M.
    Verified review

    Rose took our two crazy grown dogs who jumped up on everyone and turned them into good little dogs that sit waiting to be petted. She also retrained them how to walk on a lease without dragging us down the street. Now it is like walking two feathers. They are well-behaved and polite when they meet other dogs and owners on the street. My belief is that Rose Lesniak, Dog Trainer, has a magic way with dogs and puppies. She has a gift that I have never seen in a dog trainer. The minute she walks in the room now, both of our two sit looking up at her lovingly and they patiently wait for her to say hello! Thank you Rose for bringing order back in our lives. I now know I am the pack leader!!!

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    A trained dog is a loved dog. A trained dog is less likely to show fearful or stress-related behaviors that can lead to even more undesirable behaviors like aggression. I do positive reinforcement-based dog training to provide the best solutions for you and your dog. I offer in-home private lessons for you and your dog personalized to suit your dog's training level and your busy schedule. Another very effective and convenient option is day training where your dog and I train while you are away. A walk is included in this training option. I provide customized, effective training solutions for you and you pet. If you want to give your dog the best of everything, that should include professional training with someone with over eleven years of experience.

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    MJA Kennels and K-9 Training Facility LLC. offers the following: *Personal protection training *On and off leash obedience training *Guard-dog rentals *Trained dog for sale *Puppies for sale *Boarding and much more

    • 4 years in business
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    I understand dog behavior based on the latest research and my experience. I am great with people and as long as your dog is happy and healthy, I am not rigid on rules your dog must follow. I listen to your goals and rules, and help you teach your dog to follow them. I take pride in my client's satisfaction.

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    I stand out because I'm articulate, responsive, patient and very educated in my field. I have a reputation as a consummate professional.

    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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