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Margate Psychiatric Service Dog Trainers

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ClickR TrainR
4.9
from 74 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 120 hires on Thumbtack
Aimee F.
Verified review

I am very pleased with the training my American Bulldog is receiving from Brian. I can see the progress she is making every time Brian teaches her and I new skills to practice. He has such a repoire with my dog and is so patient with her. I would highly recommend using Brian for training services if needed for your dog.

  • 13 years in business
  • 116 hires on Thumbtack
Tara C.
Verified review

I hired Cliff to help me with my service dog in training, and he was great! Always arrived on time, very professional, and my dog loved him. From teaching my dog how to walk next to my wheelchair, to touching up basic obedience, and helping build her confidence, Cliff gave us the tools we needed to succeed as a team. What I liked most was that he took his time to explain everything, wrote down detailed "homework" for the week for us to work on, and would stay after the hour session to answer any questions I had. He really cares about his clients. I would definitely recommend him!

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Happy K9 Club
5.0
from 56 reviews
  • 12 years in business
  • 118 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
TONY L.
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Franco was great with our puppy, Diesel. Loved being around our dog, and was very helpful with his training and tips!

Puppy Dog Luv
4.8
from 49 reviews
  • 10 years in business
  • 127 hires on Thumbtack
Deborah S.
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Wendy is a peach! My "rescued dog" Hunter, a dachshund, is very skitish with people and other dogs, but from the moment Wendy walked into our home, Hunter received her as a friend! That in itself says a lot. After 6 weeks, we have now taken him, with Wendy's guidance, to the local dog park for the first time since we have had him, and maybe the first time in his life, and contrary to my worst fears, he was very well behaved, which I can only credit to Wendy's affectionate and patient dog (and people) training. I would highly recommend Puppy Dog Luv/Wendy Heller for training!

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K9 Fitness Lab
5.0
from 38 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 62 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Rachel A.
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Rosie is fantastic!!! Just in one session we learned a lot and already our dog 🐶 is responding to the training. We are continuing our training with her and looking forward to the growth of our puppy

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  • 12 years in business
  • 74 hires on Thumbtack
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Diana D.
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Jane demonstrated a great deal of expertise and passion for training Hope (our family dog). She was patient with Hope and our family through the process.

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Slinger Pet Care
4.9
from 34 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 51 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Kelly C.
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As the mom of two border collies, I want to make certain my kids are in the best of care. I have an older dog (13) and a rambunctious puppy (9 months). Danielle is responsible, kind, flexible, understands neurotic dog moms and based on the photos I receive from the dog park - fun! A five paw rating from our family!

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Christina Gengo
4.9
from 27 reviews
  • 50 hires on Thumbtack
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Holly A.
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She really helped with training my dog Bailey.

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AniNanny
5.0
from 24 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 38 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
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!

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Atazo Animal Services
4.9
from 20 reviews
  • 29 years in business
  • 28 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Shannoah D.
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They came out and really made me feel comfortable with training my dogs .They explained every thing was no rush answered all questions.

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  • 3 years in business
  • 55 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Jennifer L.
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I recently brought my dog to see Kathy at Best Friends Dog Obedience Training, I was having a few training issues that I couldn't resolve myself. Kathy was extremely professional with my dog and I. I highly recommend Kathy for your pet!

  • 8 years in business
  • 24 hires on Thumbtack
Kate F.
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Joyce did an amazing job with our two dogs, Dicey & Tipper. Before we sent them to her, walking them was nearly impossible. Joyce worked her magic and got them to walk side by side with no leash-pulling. She is an extremely knowledgeable dog trainer and is very patient. Our dogs love her! The best is that she sends daily pictures and updates. We know that our dogs are well cared for and loved when they go to Joyce. I highly recommend her for both dog-sitting and dog-training. Thank you Joyce!

The Paw Spa
4.6
from 19 reviews
  • 30 years in business
  • 24 hires on Thumbtack
Dennis W.
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I consider Ashley to be the BEST groomer I have ever met. Her professionalism and skills are unmatched, but what sets her apartment is how much she cares about her clients. My dog Bucky is a service dog and I would only trust his care and we'll being to someone I know I can totally trust. Your pet is in great hands with Ashley. Dennis and Bucky

American Idogs
5.0
from 15 reviews
  • 17 years in business
  • 8 hires on Thumbtack
Bonnie L.
Verified review

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.

Good Dog Karma
4.7
from 15 reviews
  • 10 years in business
  • 12 hires on Thumbtack
Nick D.
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Mona is a natural dog person who has added to her great instincts with lots of education about dogs and dog behavior. She immediately connected with my dog and was patient and also a good leader, and I could tell my pup was more confident and comfortable around her. I would trust Mona with my animals and I would recommend that others trust her, too. Your animals are in good hands with Mona!

Yesdogtraining
5.0
from 14 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 6 hires on Thumbtack
Julie S.
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We are very happy with how Stewart has worked with and understood both personalities of our crazy 3 yo lab, Toby and our skiddish 10 month old golden, Bentley. We had him train both while he dog sat for us for 10 days this summer. Immed when we returned, we could see a huge difference in both dogs. Stewart is very calm, but also is stern and consistent in his training so the dogs understand they are not in charge. Stewart also showed us what to do and explained why since we also had to stay consistent. We trust Stewart and have already recommended him to others.

@KeelahsFitBuddies
5.0
from 10 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Claudia G.
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Keelah’s fit buddies is by far the best of the dog services in Miami. Not only are the prices are affordable but the commitment to each individual dog is unparalleled. Frequent photos and videos are communicated so I can stay involved in my dog’s daily activities. I trust this service to care for my dog and rely heavily on the flexibility this service provides. The adventures available to my dog through this service are endless.

JJ's Pet Sitting
5.0
from 10 reviews
  • 12 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Jess D.
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Meeting JJ was the best thing that happened to me since moving down to Florida. Anytime I need help, she is there to watch my doggie for me. Anytime! She is amazing and genuinely focused on your pet and you! She gives me feedback on how my dog's stay with her was and lets me know how he did overall. If JJ notices a problem, she will be sure to let you know and offer suggestions on how to fix the issue right away. JJ's Pet sitting service is flexible and caters to her clients. She is the best my dog has ever had and it is comforting knowing she is a trained veterinary technician as well. I will continue to use JJ's service as long as I possibly can!

Hitching Post Pet Services
5.0
from 3 reviews
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Kary R.
Verified review

Our dog is doing much better even with only 2 training sessions! I am able to walk her without her running after other dogs! We will have a few more training sessions as needed! I am very happy with the results so far. Highly recommend!!

D&K K9 Bootcamp

New To Thumbtack

  • 7 years in business
About

The services I provide are as follows: * Basic training/manners * Behavioral counseling * Behavior modification * Grooming services (baths, nails, ears, and basic haircuts) * Intermediate/advanced dog training * Attack/protection/guard training (only with prior behavior counseling session to determine if the dog is acceptable for such training) Not all dogs will be acceptable!

Mark's Pet Service

New To Thumbtack

    About

    I walk dogs and do feeding. I am willing to do light training. I am always on time. I am very good with animals. I love cats and dogs.

    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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