Best Dog Trainers in Miami, FL 2016

Best of 2016

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  1. #1 ClickR TrainR

    (32 reviews)

    Kathy K.

    From the first day Brian stepped into our home, our puppy, Tessa, had a best friend. With his help, Tessa has received socialization skills and the basic training she needs to be a happy, safe pup. But what I appreciate the most, is the added bonus for us as owners, we have a deeper understanding and connection to Tessa. Our relationship with her is stronger than any other puppies we’ve had in the past and we’ve had many. I believe it’s because of Brain’s training and techniques. I would highly recommend Brian from ClickR TrainR, he certainly has exceeded our expectations!

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  2. #2 Cliff Santos

    (41 reviews)

    Enid H.

    Around 8 years ago I used Cliff's services for my 2 pomeranians first as a trainer and then for boarding. My 2 poms LOVED him and would get so excited when they saw him. They both have now passed and 6 months ago I adopted a 2 year old Shepherd Mix named Sailor. He had already been returned twice and had severe separation anxiety as well as other behavioral issues. We tried working with another trainer for a few weeks, and even though she was a very sweet lady, our dog Sailor did not improve. So we decided to hire Cliff again, and oh my goodness, Sailor is a new dog!!! From day 1, Sailor starting improving. Cliff is very knowledgable and very patient. If your fur baby is having any behavioral issues or just need some training, call Cliff, he is great! Thank you Cliff! We love you!!! Sailor, Enid and Noel

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  3. #3 Off-Leash K9 Training LLC

    (21 reviews)

    Andrea S.

    We could not be any happier with Off-Leash K9 Training. Our dog and us got professional help, guidance and how to's & more than we could ask for. Do not look anywhere else, this company and their trainers rock!

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  4. #4 BarkBusters Home Dog Training

    (9 reviews)

    Kattia C.

    Luis was very patient and knowledgeable. He took his time explaining everything to me and even changed the appointment at the last minute to a later time in order to accommodate me.

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  5. #5 Play Smart Dog Training

    (9 reviews)

    Marie B.

    We sent our 12 week old chihuahua-terrier mix puppy, Finn, to Lisa's 2 week Board & Train program. Lisa collected Finn at our house taking his pen, bed, food & treats with her so he'd feel perfectly comfortable at her house (& it was obvious that he did!). During the 2 weeks, Lisa kept in contact, sent many pictures, videos of training sessions & always answered all of our questions & texts. After 2 weeks, Finn came home with an excellent basis in many commands including sit, down, stay, come, & how to ring a bell when he needed to go outside to potty. Lisa knew exactly how to use his energy & intellect in the best possible way to give him a great foundation. When Lisa brought Finn home she spent almost 2 hours showing us how she taught him the commands & how we should keep the momentum going. She also came back a month later for a follow up visit; again spending several hours with us going over any questions or concerns we had. We are so glad we hired Lisa to Board & Train Finn!

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  6. #6 American Idogs

    (12 reviews)

    joyce f.

    for the first 15 minutes i was amazed at hoe dan had control of my dog i know for sure Dan is going to have my dog a straight A student by the time our training is over

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  7. #7 AAA Pet Sitting and Services

    (12 reviews)

    Mary F.

    I called Judy because I was having trouble controlling a 5 year old dog I basically rescued. Ruby is a kind dog who hasn't had the best of years. She was not socialized nor had she ever had to walk on a leash. This was a hard transition for both of us, since I'm small and she is very strong. I called Judy to help me learn how to both control Ruby while walking and perhaps socialize her with other dogs in my community. From our first phone consult, I was immediately at ease and I couldn't wait to get started. The moment Judy walked through my door and met Ruby, I took a giant sigh of relief. Ruby took to her instantly and she focused on my personality and Ruby's and how we interacted. She gave me tips on walking Ruby that I would never have thought of and that made a huge difference from the beginning. She is professional, knowledgeable and kind in her approach. Her follow through with out progression was consistent and sincere. Judy's love for animals knows no bounds and I think Ruby and I have made a forever friend. I would not hesitate recommending Judy and AAA Pet Sitting to anyone who loves their pet children and just needs a little encouragement and guidance.

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  8. #8 The Miami Dog Whisperer

    (12 reviews)

    Robert S.

    He's great to work with and I am not finished with my lessons

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  9. #9 Rocco's Pack Dog Training

    (16 reviews)

    Carlos M.

    Very attentive and knowledgeable

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  10. #10 Applause Your Paws, Inc.

    (10 reviews)

    Faith K.

    I am BLOWN AWAY at how amazing Applause for Paws is! I was impressed since I first spoke to Dee - she was professional, accomodating, and she was reasonable. She was realistic in the goals she had for my dogs. She was also very patient. I had a LOT of questions and she handled them like a pro. Then, I had my boyfriend speak to her.. And he had even more questions! What stood Dee/Applause for Pause out from the rest - I truly believe that they love the dogs. They are dog lovers and you can really tell. I read up on their reviews and they have a sparkling reputation - I can see why!! They are also very safe - vaccines have to be up to date, etc. Then the babies were off to obedience school - trust my dogs needed professional help. They are adult rescue huskies. They are set in their ways, had no formal training their whole lives, etc. What I love the most is the daily report cards we get. Julia was great! I was impressed because she really knew our dogs and their personalities and worked around each one. She gave us a lot of insight, advice and information. Also, I truly believe that she (and the whole team) care about all of the dogs that come in. I actually wish I can give more than just 5 stars.

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Thumbtack Spotlight

Home Dog Training of South Florida

(3 reviews)

We help our clients feel great about their dogs and themselves. That is what we do and that is what we love!

Dogs are a domesticated form of gray wolves. Unlike their ancestors, dogs are friendly to humans and have the ability to learn tricks from their masters. But if your pet starts to become unfriendly and manifests the wild and aggressive behavior it has inherited from the wolves, don't hesitate to seek professional help.

Bruce and his wife, Robin, own a local branch of Bark Busters, which is one of the largest dog training companies in the world. This husband-and-wife team of professional dog trainers has been certified and trained in using methods that dogs would naturally understand.

Unlike many other training companies, we do not use clickers, treats or anything that would be harmful and frightening to the dog.

Patricia, one of the teams past clients, attested to the effectiveness of their training methods.

For [them] to correct Luke's behavior in a very short amount of time was a miracle. [They] not only explained in human language with analogies, but [they] also used dog language that could be understood.

Hence, when your dog starts behaving aggressively like a wolf, who you gonna call? Bark Busters, the largest dog training company in the world.

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    (3 reviews)

    This company provides dog training services using a non-physical and natural approach. They aim to develop open and clear communication between owners and their dogs.

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“Need a Dog Trainer”

Boynton Beach, FL

Dog training type
Obedience, Behavioral Modification
Dog age(s)
Puppy
Dog size
Small
Details
Need to have puppy in social gatherings Also, need to train puppy to potty
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“Need a Dog Trainer for 2 Dogs”

Pompano Beach, FL

Dog training type
Obedience, Behavioral Modification
Dog age(s)
1-2 years, 3-4 years
Dog size
Small
Details
I have 2 dogs 1 barks at everything, the other follows. One will lick you to death.
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“Need a Dog Trainer for 2 Dogs”

Wellington, FL

Dog age(s)
3-4 years
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2 dogs. Adopted
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