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Oviedo Dog Trainers

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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
Meredith D.
Verified review

Todd was great with our 8 month old puppy Jake. I loved how even before we hired him he was reaching out to me to see if he would be the trainer for us. Jake looked forward to seeing him every week and has really helped our family keep Jake safe through commands and calm when new people come to the house. We highly recommend Todd and South Orlando Dog Training.

  • 2 years in business
  • 11 hires on Thumbtack
Karen S.
Verified review

Maureen is an excellent obedience trainer. When we had her train our unruly 8 month old lab his behavior improved dramatically. He is now able to follow several commands, and we are now able to take him practically everywhere. I would recommend Maureen for all of your dog training needs. She is an excellent trainer.

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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!

  • 3 years in business
  • 15 hires on Thumbtack
Liz B.
Verified review

Highly recommend Kim for any type of dog training. We rescued a very fearful GSD that had spend the first 2 years of her life in various pet store cages. I have dealt with many dogs before, but never one this "broken." Kim was really able to bring her around to be a happy, healthy girl!

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

Madi Morgan
5.0
from 10 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 10 hires on Thumbtack
Helen F.
Verified review

We've done a meet and greet with Madi and our two GSDs LOVE her! We are doing an evening this week for Madi to spend some time with the dogs before she house sits with them within the next couple of weeks. Madi was extremely professional and has a great energy about her plus she's just qualified in dog training so we are looking forward to hiring her for that too to help out with our fur-babies. Highly recommend.

Dog Training by Vanessa
5.0
from 4 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Rorie H.
Verified review

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.

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

Orlando Dog Mom
5.0
from 3 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
Nick C.
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Thank you so much to Orlando Dog Mom for taking such wonderful care of our pups for the weekend. We adopted two pit-mixes who were previously abused and are nervous around most people. However, Myriam has such a passion and love for animals that Cooper and Libby were so comfortable in her care. She sent long text message updates with every visit so we knew that they were eating and getting love. More importantly, she sent PICTURES! We could see that our dogs felt safe and happy with Myriam. A picture truly is worth 1000 words; our pups looked like they were having so much fun! The prices are fair and reasonable; as it turned out, it was even cheaper than boarding the dogs at the vet's office where they are in a crate 23 hour/day. With Myriam, they were able to be in the comfort of their own home with all of the space and toys they could want. We felt so confident with the care that Orlando Dog Mom provided, that we have already hired them for our next trip!

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!!!

Amandas Critter Sitters
5.0
from 1 review
    Scott S.
    Verified review

    Fantastic Experience with Amanda's Critter Sitters. We have 3 dogs and 3 cats that needed to be fed and let out over a long weekend away from home. Amanda was super friendly and did a great job at keeping us informed with photos throughout the time we were away. She is very relaxed and confident, which goes a long way in my book. Even though our dogs are super friendly, from the many photos sent to us - they acted like we werent even gone. 2 thumbs up for Amanda. I would not hesitate to use this service again.

    Happy Home Pet Care
    5.0
    from 1 review
      Judy A.
      Verified review

      Arrives on time and has a wonderful report with my dog. Thoughtful and conscientious.

      Norelle Adams
      5.0
      from 1 review
      • 5 years in business
      Suzette F.
      Verified review

      Norelle is amazing when she house/dog-sit for us!! I wouldn't trust many people with my house, let alone with my four-legged baby Isabella. After meeting her and she provided hydrotherapy for her, I knew she was truly a loving and trustworthy person. She would send me pictures where I could tell my baby was THRILLED she had come over to see her. She truly is a blessing and allows me to be at peace about leaving town when I need to.

      About

      I like to relate to each individual. I train & treat your dogs like they were my own. You'll never have to question my intentions or anything else. True training happens between the owner and the dog, not the trainer and the dog.

      • 4 years in business
      About

      I treat the animals that I take care of with love and patience. I treat them as if they were my own. I make the animals needs a top priority.

      About

      Walk Sit Stay by Alex is an in-home dog walking and pet sitting service. I provide weekly walks for your pets or specific service dates while you are out of town. I can provide care for dogs, cats, birds, fish, lizards, etc.

      About

      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.

      About

      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.

      About

      Hi, I am a 34-year-old dog lover who would like to help their owners with good care and sitting when necessary. Contact me if you are interested. Thank you.

      About

      I travel to give service to those in need of assistance, whether it is babysitting, housecleaning or dog sitting. I can do it all!

      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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      Need a Dog Trainer

      Melbourne, FL

      • Dog training type
        Obedience, Behavioral Modification
      • Dog age(s)
        1-2 years, 3+ years
      • Dog size(s)
        Large (46-70 lbs)
      • Details
        Both are rescues and both have confidence issues. One can have aggression issues, I need to correct, and the other has nervous peeing that REALLY needs to be corrected. They've both been with me for a while, but I haven't done right by them.

      Need Dog Traininer

      Orlando, FL

      • Dog training type
        Obedience
      • Dog age(s)
        Puppy - 0-6 months
      • Dog size(s)
        Small (1-15 lbs)
      • Details
        I need help to house break her, and to keep her from whining when leaving.
      • $80
        Average price

      Need a Dog Trainer

      Palm Coast, FL

      • Dog training type
        Obedience, Behavioral Modification
      • Dog age(s)
        Puppy - 6-12 months
      • Dog size(s)
        Other (large)
      • Details
        The dog has bitten someone before
      • $125
        Average price
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