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  • 4 years in business
  • 136 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 2 min

Lee I.

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Quick note: my lab Buddy had been showing serious leash aggression (this is what made me realize I needed to seek help/learn to better handle my dogs). After the first training meeting, I knew how to be a better leader for him, and he was 1,000 times better/more in control. ----- Communication was great from the beginning. Darius was quickly able to meet and began training with my two labs and myself. His expertise with dogs and passion for training/teaching were immediately noted. The first session went very well and we all learned a lot. Darius has a serious, confident, and kind teacher's attitude. If you want the real deal, here it is. Training is both for the dog and the human, and my dogs and I began learning from the first moment. He doesn't treat the dogs like they are robots, this was my concern with finding a trainer, it's evident that he does not think that way, and (I'm not quoting) seems to show that training should be fun and based on bonding. I've previously worked with my dogs a decent amount on my own. I already feel much more comfortable with them, it certainly broadened my horizons for what dogs & owner can learn. I didn't know what I didn't know until I learned what I didn't know, and now I want to learn it. We're excited for more. Don't let this opportunity pass you by. This is worth it!!

Diana C.

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My dog is quite stubborn with everybody pretty much but myself. He's food aggressive and personal & territory space aggressive. We' ve had issues with him attacking my other dog & I have to keep them separated he is so territorial with his food & me that I am constantly on alert with him. It all came to a head when he became territorial over a piece of Rawhide and shook my 17 year old cat and broke her leg and injured her badly we had to put her down, which is also the same option that I have out was ready to do with him. Darius came in and worked on some basic training skills and we're basically having to start from scratch. The dog minds me when it suits his needs which is pretty much most the time but we do have issues with a lot of training not only the dog but myself. So Darius is beginning to help us and we're starting a new regimen and things seem to be working great we've only been through the introductory session but I'm impressed. We'll see how everything works out. I'm happy so far.

Devarsh P.

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We just got a 4 week husky/wolf mix puppy and where looking to start the dog training as early as possible. Darius is good family friend and told us he trains guard dog and puppy training we talked a little then we went ahead and signed up for the puppy training and it has been a life changer 3 days into the training the Veer (puppy) would walk on leash has learned to pee and poop outside, and he learned the command come dashing from 30 yards away straight to me without a leash. Darius is amazing person and even phenominal trainer i would reccommend him to anyone looking for a dog trainer he would also share some videos if you like to to see his past trained dogs. He is very knowledgeable and loves what he does.

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  • 6 years in business
  • 75 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 3 hours

Mark S.

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Kristie is phenomenal at training. She has turned our Destiny into a whole new Puppy. Her training skills and methodology work great and I couldn't be happier with the results. We still have a bit of a way to go with Destiny but the skills and knowledge Kristie has provided us are sure to help in the future. Highly recommend Kristie for any training needs. Now we look forward to her training Destiny to become a frisbee champion. Thank you Kristie. Destiny couldn't have asked for a better trainer.

Corey D.

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Kristie has helped me with some basic dog training for my rottweiler Ace. She does an amazing job with him and myself . He has learned a lot really quick and he is really focused when she is giving him commands....I'm very satisfied with what she is doing and would highly recommend her. Thanks Kristie, Ace and I really appreciate what your doing.

William L.

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Kristie is very knowledgable in dog training and we are seeing results immediately. She has been flexible to our schedule and is always on time.

  • 7 years in business
  • 69 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 31 min

Dori L.

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We needed help training our Swiss Mountain Dog puppy, Ovie. Since Ovie is a large-breed dog, good manners is a must! Sending Ovie to the 2 week training program was the best decision we've made for both him and us! Francis did an AMAZING job not only with the basic obedience but exposing Ovie to all different kinds of environments...especially meeting new people. That has helped Ovie become a more a confident and happy member of our family. Francis showed us how to replicate Ovie's training at home too. We highly recommend Oh Good Dog training for anyone looking for a great dog trainer!

Shujath A.

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Francis is excellent with dogs. He helped with the training of our dog, and gave us many tips and hints on how to make this happen. He is easy to work with. And we enjoyed the experience very much.

Mike K.

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Francis not only does face to face training with our dog and us but he is proactive providing us helpful articles as we come across areas that we need to improve on . Definitely recommend !!!

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  • 4 years in business
  • 26 hires on Thumbtack
  • Carrollton, GA

Shelia A.

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Ericka is everything we were looking for in a trainer for our two little buddies and needless to say my husband and me. She had the boys sitting in less than five minutes from when she walked in the door. She had us trained to have them sit in less than ten minutes from her arrival. Ericka's training techniques are based on positive reinforcement . We recognized her genuine love for animals from our first phone interview. The boys loved her the very first time they laid eyes on her...or maybe it was her bag of treats she keeps around her hip 😉. We have just completed our fourth session and are absolutely amazed at our progression. Looking forward to our future sessions and seeing how smart our boys are. Danny and Shelia Adams

Kendyl M.

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Erika is my go-to person for dog training and dog sitting! I have two rescue dogs, both adopted at the age of two with no training. Needless to say I needed help badly! Now my pups sit and wait to go in and out of doors, and they will do most anything for a treat. It's also nice to be able to go out of town and not have to worry about my fur babies! She's the only one I trust with them (and also to stay at my home with them), and she sends me plenty of updates while I'm gone.

Jerry M.

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Erika did an amazing job with all 5 of my dogs. She was very professional and very easy to understand and follow. Could see results the first day, would highly recommend her, shes awesome!!!

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  • 6 years in business
  • 27 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 52 min

ML S.

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We started Pups to Pooches when our pup was about 12 weeks old, and went through (2) 6-week sessions of training. The training was easy to learn for both our dog and us, and Ann provided lots of feedback to make sure we were giving the proper cues. We received follow-up information via email to help reinforce all that was learned. Ann was in tune to the pups, and helped determine any issues that might arise and the best course of training based on the pups' personalities. Ann gives lots of personalized attention. This was by far the best dog training I've experienced with any of my dogs.

Dawn D.

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Ann Lewis, of Pups to Pooches, is one of the best dog trainers I've ever worked with. She is very knowledgeable about breed temperaments and what motivates individual animals. She is a great person to work with, especially if you have kids and a new dog or puppy because she will work with the entire family and teach kids how to interact with your new pup so there are no conflicts. I can't recommend Pups to Pooches highly enough. I plan to continue doing routine maintenance work to keep my dog challenged.

Greta M.

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Anne responded to us very quickly and came to our home to help us train our dog. After she left I felt much more cofident! She wrote up a summary for us to focus on the training we needed most, she gave us very specialized attention.

  • 10 years in business
  • 35 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 40 min

Beverly G.

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Danny hasn't started with Keith yet. We have a vet check today before Danny goes to Keith for a 10 day to two week stay for his training. Keith and one of his dogs came to our house yesterday to meet and give a preliminary assessment of Danny. Keith spent more than an hour with us and our dog. He spoke with me about his experience, philosophy on dog training and his methods. I got the impression that what he does isn't a profession or a job for Keith: it's a calling. Initially I was reluctant to entrust anyone with Danny for such a long period. However, after spending time with Keith my husband and I feel very confident that Danny is going to enjoy his time with Keith and his "pack" of two dogs. And, we'll see Danny and watch his progress every day through INSTAGRAM reports. Awesome. Our end-of-training report will be more detailed, but I'm confident it will heap praise on the results obtained with Keith. We're happy to become members of Keith's "pack" and look forward to a long continued relationship Beverly Gray, Cartersville

Katie T.

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I hired Keith to work with my 8 month old German shepherd mix named Dusty. During the first session Keith stayed for 2 hours and answered all of my questions with great detail! He worked so well with Dusty and I saw results with in the first visit! What I liked most was he showed me how to work with dusty as well! He took the time to train my dog and me as well! I am now able to work with Dusty on my own and I'm strengthening the bond between us as I work with him. I was blown away with the amount of passion Keith has for animals and this line of work! When I have questions I am able to call or text Keith and he answers pretty quickly! I highly recommend him to anyone looking for a trainer! I am so excited to have more sessions with him!

John W.

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Keith contacted me about dog training. We had a first meeting that was supposed to last 30 minutes but ended up lasting almost 2 hours. He answered all of my concerns that I had about training and leaving my dog with a stranger. I got daily updates with pictures and videos of how my dog was progressing. I could not be happier with my decision to hire Keith and S-K9 Solutions for my dog training.

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  • 27 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 7 hours
  • Smyrna, GA

Benjamin U.

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Very professional and sent updates on the training with videos every couple of days. It was great to see the progress and the updates let us know that our dog was being well taken care of. They are a little slow to respond to their main phone line, but very quick with emails. That is really the only negative I can think of. Greg is a great trainer and I would recommend him and Off the Leash to all of my friends.

Joseph O.

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They were able to train my dog in a way that I can now effectively communicate to him. Previously he would bark at strangers but now he is obedient. I highly recommend them and will consider putting my other dog too.

Nancy M.

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Amazing! Brett had my dog responding to his commands in 10 minutes!

  • 2 years in business
  • 27 hires on Thumbtack
  • Lawrenceville, GA

Joan L.

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Richard Hermes is an excellent dog trainer and pet sitter. I've known Richard for the past two years. I've seen Richard's love and care for dogs of all breeds. Richard is reliable, honest, and a very sweet man. Richard will make sure that your dog gets tons of love and attention, whether he is training your dog, or taking care of your pet(s) when you are away from home. Give Richard a call, I know that you will agree with me. Joan Lask

Lacy S.

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Richard is very professional and well educated in dog training. He trained my dog and guided me on proper obedience commands. I highly recommend him to anyone looking to have their dog trained.

Stacy D.

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Dynamic Obedience helped me out with my dog. He was a great trainer and explained everything in detail. I would suggest him to anyone needing dog training.

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  • 14 years in business
  • 42 hires on Thumbtack
  • Atlanta, GA

Nancy H.

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Our family recently worked with Sonja to help us teach our new rescue dog (1.5 years old) some manners. He is the most friendliest dog but would jump on people, play bite things and people, and was extremely hard to take for walks. We have learned so much with Sonja's help and encouragement. Sonja knows her stuff, she is upfront, reliable and always makes herself available for questions. No doubt that Sonja is one of the Best dog trainers around. The whole experience was worth every single penny. Now when friends come over to our home, we hear comments like, "Oh! Your dog is so well behaved." Even during a dinner party, he stayed in his "place" when told to do so. We are so proud of our rescue's accomplishments. He is the best dog ever and thanks to Sonja, everyone can see that when they come into our home or when we are out for a walk.

Lori B.

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Sonja worked with our Husky, Zeke, for only a few months four years ago when he was a puppy. I've had a lot of dogs in my lifetime but this was the first time I hired a trainer. I thought I had always done alright training my own dogs but WOW was I wrong! Really, Sonja was training *me* more than my dog. Zeke is such a remarkably well-behaved dog. I added another puppy to my family last year and brought Sonja back to work with him. His personality is the complete opposite of Zeke's, so Sonja takes a different approach with him. She is a very caring and very effective trainer, I highly recommend her.

Christine L.

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I cannot say enough about Sonja McBerry with Dog Training in your Home. The lessons she provides are so personalized and because they take place in your own home the training covers exactly what you need where you need it. Sonja did a great job teaching me how to work with and train my dog so she would be well behaved. Even after the private training stops the group lessons continue to benefit your dog. it is so nice to have someone you can rely on and turn to when you/your dog needs a refresher or you just have a question.

  • 7 years in business
  • 9 hires on Thumbtack
  • Woodstock, GA

Michael J.

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I recieved 4 quotes from Thumbtack, on dog trainning. I chose (Bad Dog Good Dog) w/Lisa Taratoot, initially because of $$, however after only having completing 2 of our secessions,my dog has had a tremendous turnaround, and I am completly confident in Lisa "knowledge" in pet training abilities! and I am looking foward to our continued training process! Call Lisa, you want be disappointed.

Daniel H.

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Excellent experience! Hiring Lisa to train my puppy was the perfect choice. She is a true pro that knows exactly how to correct bad behavior. I purchased the four session package and by the third week my puppy was completely housebroken and was no longer eating my furniture! Best money I've ever spent. Highly recommend Lisa and "Bad Dog Good Dog". Amazing results.

Alison L.

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Lisa is a dog whisperer! She successfully trained my dog and trained me to be a confident and nurturing dog mom. In my opinion, Lisa's skills are magical. I plan to purchase a second package so we can work on advanced skills such as greeting guests at the door and walking without lunging. She is worth every penny.

  • 4 years in business
  • 14 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 56 min

Victoria C.

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My 5 month old puppy and I both love working with Kris at Family Dog Training! I went to her looking for basic obedience training, but was thrilled to learn that she is also certified in several areas of dog fitness and agility training! She uses her knowledge to add fun, and safe, exercises which incorporate the basic obedience skills we are learning. This is a great way to have fun with your dog or puppy, and create a stronger bond with your pet!!

Vu H.

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Kris is very specific , she answer very question about train my dog and price is affordable, I highly recommend .

Vicki J.

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Quick response and hope to start training in January. Thank you for the local information

  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 2 min
  • Douglasville, GA

Breanne H.

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Chelsea is an excellent trainer. She is reasonably priced and produces amazing results. She treats all of her client's dogs like her own. She is passionate and extreamly knowledgable. I reccomend Chelsea to everyone who is looking for a trainer. Most all other places charge outrageous prices and don't get the results you desire. Chelsea works with you so that you learn how to continue your dogs training after she leaves. She gives details notes about the sessions so that you have all the details in case you forget what she showed you. She answers any question I have and gives genuine advice everytime I reach out to her after our training sessions. She is one of a kind and I am truly blessed to have met her. My boys' lives would not be the same without her.

Alexandra K.

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What a wonderful experience!! My pup Molly has occasionally been showing out of character behavior so we hired Chelsea to nip these behaviors in the bud. While we are no where near finished, I will say that the progress made in one session has provided me with so much hope. Chelsea was knowledgeable, communicative, and compassionate with us. We were very worried about bringing someone else in our home to help our pup, but Chelsea quickly put us at ease. We are very excited to continue working with Chelsea!

  • 3 years in business
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 22 hours

Erin R.

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Lauren is a consummate professional and has an extraordinary talent working with dogs. I've taken several classes, puppyhood and beyond manners, with Lauren. The force free techniques used in theses two classes really worked well with my dog, and even 2 years later she has sustained the good behaviors taught by Lauren!

Jeanne S.

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We are in the midst of training 3 adults and, by the way, two dogs. Lauren is very knowledgeable and very patient.

  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
  • Marietta, GA

Tamara L.

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Kelly took care of our Aussie and a hamster for almost a week. She clearly loves pets and took great care of both of ours!. She sent picture updates every day and spent quality time with our dog in the yard and in the house. We even learned some great tips from her about treats and games for our dog. She made our trip so much better knowing our pets were well cared for. So much better than a kennel! I would highly recommend Kelly Pets Now!

Karrie S.

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Kelly loves dogs! She entertains them well with endless love and attention! Full fenced in backyard and opportunity to roam in the kitchen and have full attention! She took great care of Murray over the weekend and he was exhausted.

  • Cumming, GA

Vickie J.

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Mylinda of Bark & Laugh Dog Training is TERIFFIC. I have two dogs that have taken classes and thanks to her guidance, have become the most well behaved dogs. They took Puppy, Intermediate, and Canine Good Citizen classes. We are currently enrolled in her Out and About classes. She is a wealth of knowledge and has even helped us overcome a Separation Anxiety issue in one of our dogs. They love these classes too – when we ask them if they would like to go see Mylinda, and run to the door and can’t wait to get into the car! I would highly recommend Mylinda of Bark & Laugh Training.

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I'm helping people and dogs respond to each other. I'm teaching not only commands but also helping the dog owner how to better the animals response to the command. You need to be patient for it is the virtue. You need to have an obedient and loving dog!

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We are a certified dog trainer and Victoria Stilwell positively dog trainer (VSPDT) using positive reinforcement methods to work through any obedience or behavioral concern with your dog. You and your dog will find training to be easy, fun, and rewarding. Group training, private (one-on-one) training lessons, and board & train services are offered. We are serving Carroll and the surrounding counties. Unleash the Pawsitive, "It's Where Dogs Choose to Learn!"

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I offer one on one classes, private sessions. I offer boarding and training. I also offer personal protection and area patrol

  • Cedartown, GA

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I have worked everything from lizards to kinkajous American staffies, pit bulls and yorkies. I've worked with a wide array of animals .

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We offer individualized behavior modification programs for all ages for dogs and cats. We offer in-home visits, including full-written reports and follow-up support for 6 months. We are master qualified behavior counselors. Daytime and evening appointments are available. We cover the entire Atlanta area.

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I can teach any animal how to be the perfect pet or security guard. I had a wild coyote at the age of five eating out of my hand. I have never failed to train any dog or cat that I have worked with.

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