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K-9 Dog Training LLC
4.9
from 124 reviews
  • 20 years in business
  • 140 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Gustavo Q.
Verified review

I had my first dog training today (5/23/2016). Mr. Jorge Velez came in and spent a good 2 + hours with me and my dog Marino. I was impressed and liked his style very much. He will continue to do the training until all the objectives are met. I think my dog took very well, right away, working with Jorge, and I look forward to continue working with Jorge until I am satisfied my needs are met. Thanks, Jorge! See you next time.

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  • 69 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Mitchell O.
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I had the wonderful privilege of working with Todd at South Orlando Dog Training. He did an amazing job with our two dogs Sheldon & Tiffany. It was amazing to see him work directly with the animals. What a patient, peaceful instructor... with the humans too.

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Valor K9 Training
4.9
from 13 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 10 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Albert G.
Verified review

Valor K9 has provide me with the best K9 I could possibly ask for. Not only did they provide me with a well mannered and intelligent companion but they also went above and beyond to bring him to me states away along with two outstanding trainers to help me with any questions and training lessons to know what to expect and how to play my part in taking in my new service dog. They help me along with so much that to say satisfied is a understatement. I genuinely appreciate everything this organization does and more. The valor K9 team definitely makes a difference and it is reflected by each individual members work ethic and character. Thanks again for putting Zodiac into my life. Battling stage 4 cancer is no easy task but having him in my life makes a tremendous difference. He given me the strength to keep fighting on. He’s with me 24/7. as I’m with him. He diffently brought joy back into my life. I noticed myself finding the strength to do more when he’s around!

Dawn Hoppe K9
4.7
from 11 reviews
  • 20 years in business
  • 15 hires on Thumbtack
Bernie S.
Verified review

Great skills. RJ came all the way to St. Louis to work my dog and it was well worth it. I wish he come back.... Bernie Squitieri Proud owner of IRON

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Dog Rules, Inc.
4.8
from 6 reviews
  • 1 year in business
  • 7 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Annaleigh W.
Verified review

It has been a wonderful experience. Shana comes to my home and works with my dog and then I work with him. She is very calm, doesn't raise her voice and he loves her and responds to her commands. I have the idea now and and so does my puppy. I am not finished yet but Sebastian is such a good boy now. I would definitely recommend Dog Rules.

Dog Training by Vanessa
5.0
from 4 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Rorie H.
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On a 5-star rating I'd like to give her a hundred thousand, million billion! This is the best investment I will ever make in anything related to an animal that I have. It will bless our lives every day forward for as long as my dog lives and will bless me with the next dog I have in the next after that. In the life of my dog it will end up being a fraction of a penny a day investment. The scale quality of Vanessa's her training has forever changed my dog's life and my life. It's actually made the difference of being able to keep my beloved pet. I've worked with him daily since I got him at 10 weeks old, he's always been a handful and I've never been effective with my training. This summer things spiraled out of control when he got aggressive with a housemate and a neighbor. I was scared to have hum around children because he would get aggressive with them as well. I was looking into the options of finding a new home for him, which broke my heart but I was trying to do what was best for the dog for the children in the neighborhood and for myself. I thank God we found Vanessa and her family that took my dog in for 2 weeks socialized thim trained him, helped him discover he could trust people to be the alpha and he could relax into just being a dog and a puppy. He is much more happy and relaxed than I have ever seen him. He minds me almost perfectly. He's safe around children men and unexpected visitors to our house now! I did my homework and talked to multiple trainers before choosing Vanessa.. Most of them their rate was double or triple Vanessa's and I didn't always like their approach. The fact that my dog got to live in her home and be fully socialized with her family I think made an enormous difference. This is the highest review I've ever given to any kind of business at any time. I can't overstate how good she is.

Cbsinnovations
5.0
from 3 reviews
    Dee O.
    Verified review

    I have had the opportunity to observe Clara & Barry while training their newest service dog. Sabrina is a beautiful, intelligent puppy and has learned so much already. Clara & Barry train with love & rewards and Sabrina is eager to learn. She already knows lots of commands, like come, stay, down, shake, sit and roll over and she's also learning to go to the door when she wants out. Clara & Barry make a great team and someone will be so lucky to get one of their service dogs Dee O

    Pet Sitting
    5.0
    from 3 reviews
    • 4 years in business
    Manny R.
    Verified review

    She always on time to take out my dog, i use her services on week days when i am very busy and my dog Enzo loves go out with her, she defenetly is a pet lover as me, always take good care of Enzo. If you want to leave your pet in good hand, you must consider her

    McManus Dog Training
    5.0
    from 2 reviews
    • 4 years in business
    • 5 hires on Thumbtack
    Steve W.
    Verified review

    Susan is wonderful will call her for anything that arises !!!!

    K9 connection
    5.0
    from 2 reviews
    • 18 years in business
    • 4 hires on Thumbtack
    Kaitlin L.
    Verified review

    I’ve had the best experience working with Liza and TJ at K9 Connection. I have an 11month old Malinois and have been working with these guys since she was 5-6 months. I’m so proud of all the progess my girl has made. The way Liza works with her is phenomenal!! My girl always looks forward to training days!!!

    About

    I've been in the dog field for over 25 year, and I love working with animals. I am a part of ABS service dog, and I help with obediance.

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    I will walk and play with dogs. I will come to your home to feed and play with cats. I love animals and will treat yours like "children".

    • 5 years in business
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    I have been training dogs for 28 years ,I've shown in many cagatoriies ,obedience ,agility ,herding ,conformation ,I've taught group class as well as individual ,call today you'll be happy with your dog tomorrow

    About

    I provide dog training to those in need in order to help dogs best fit in with their families. In your home or on location, we can work on problem behaviors, learning basic commands, complete more advanced training, obtain a Canine Good Citizen certification, and/or prepare for testing to become a therapy team.

    About

    We clean floors, do laundry, wash dishes, and even walk the dogs. There's no job too big. We are willing to travel at our expense. Charges start when the job begins. Our rates ranges from $8.00 and up.

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    I can provide dog sitting, dog walking or anything else you could possibly need for your dog. I am a senior in high school. I love dogs, and I need money! I am experienced in taking care of many types of dogs.

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    I take care of friends' dogs all the time: walk them and feed them. I also house sit. I'm in college, and this is a perfect job for me.

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    We like to watch dogs as well as to walk them. We are free almost anytime! We provide the best care for your dogs, and you won't forget it.

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    AKC Cerified Canine Good Citizen Evaluator and Trainer

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    I offer dog walking and pet sitting for your pets. I have 9 years of experience. I offer reasonable rates and do my service in your home with loving care.

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    I walk and dog sit. I can work from Monday through Saturday, from 8:00 am to 6:00 pm. I love working with dogs. I have one of my own whom I adore. I'm very patient with dogs and can't help myself but to love them.

    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.

    Actual Requests

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    Need Dog Training Services

    Ponte Vedra Beach, FL

    • Dog training type
      Obedience, Behavioral Modification
    • Dog age(s)
      Puppy - 0-6 months
    • Dog size(s)
      Medium (16-45 lbs)
    • Details
      yes currently ,4 months old and some big problems are that he has aggressive tendencies acc it seems impossible to potty train him

    Need a Dog Trainer

    Leesburg, FL

    • Dog training type
      Behavioral Modification
    • Dog age(s)
      Puppy - 6-12 months
    • Dog size(s)
      Medium (16-45 lbs)
    • Details
      i have a rescue dog and he is wonderful in the house but if I take him for a walk and he sees other dogs he lunges at them and growls. I have difficulty controlling him at these times.
    • $125
      Average price

    Need a Dog Trainer

    Jacksonville, FL

    • Dog training type
      Behavioral Modification
    • Dog age(s)
      Puppy - 0-6 months
    • Dog size(s)
      Medium (16-45 lbs)
    • Details
      barks, growls and bites-Golden Retriver 14 wks old
    • $300
      Average price
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