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Snellville German Shepherd Trainers

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  • 4 years in business
  • 156 hires on Thumbtack
Breont H.
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The Experience of Darius' Dogs was Great!!! He explained all directions fluently, and he also showed full control over my German Shepherd without proper dog training equipment. My dog listened to Mr. Darius on command within only 5 minutes of him being there. Mr. Darius obviously knows what he's doing and takes pride in his work as a professional dog trainer, he even went so far as to give me nutrition tips for my German Shepherd. I recommend Darius' Dog's to any dog owner that is looking for good quality professional help in training your dog.

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Oh Good Dog
5.0
from 36 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 79 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Michael V.
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I really enjoyed the the experience and they did a really good job helping me train my German shepherd they were very friendly and I would strongly recommend them THANKS!!!!!

BeginAgain
4.9
from 28 reviews
  • 42 years in business
  • 29 hires on Thumbtack
Stephanie G.
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Today was our second lesson with Donna and I must say that she is an absolute miracle worker. We brought in our two German Shepherd puppies, one 5 months old and the other nearly 7 months old and we noticed a dramatic difference in their behavior. The first time we brought them they were both anxious and very dominant. Our oldest one was also showing high levels of aggression towards Mrs Donna. Today however, they were both submissive and regarded us as their pack leaders. They also learned all of their "homework tricks" ( sit, take-it-leave-it,down,and shake) and learned some new ones today (to stay by our sides through running and briskly stopping, random turns,etc). I strongly recommend Donna because she not only trains our dogs but trains us as the owners as well, creating a stronger and more dominant bond with our canine companions. If you want to have a well behaved, obedient dog, young or old, Donna is the woman you want to guide you.

Off Leash Dog Academy
5.0
from 25 reviews
  • 21 years in business
  • 35 hires on Thumbtack
Hugo R.
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Fantastic! Professional! Knowledgeable and amazing results. Heart of gold and a super awesome find. Trust Dawn, she is a very amazing trainer. Hugo R.

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Happy Tails Dog Training
5.0
from 22 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 37 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Michelle B.
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Jan is one of the best trainers I have ever worked with. I took Kara to Jan as a 5 month old puppy and it was either train the dog or get rid of it. Within one week the puppy was a different dog. I don't know what I would have done with out Jan's expertise in training. She was worth every penny and more.. Kara and I still visit Jan and we have become good friends. My Advise is GIVE HER A TRY!!!!

S-K9 Solutions
5.0
from 18 reviews
  • 10 years in business
  • 35 hires on Thumbtack
Bryan R.
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I had a very aggressive German Shepherd that I was about to give up on and seek a new owner. I spoke to several companies before getting on Thumbtack. Once on Thumbtack, I made the decision to move forward with Keith. Other companies tried to sell me a 2000 dollar + training package that they insisted was the only option. Keith and his services were far less and his training program completely solved my dog;s problems. At no point of time did I ever feel pressured by Keith. He was highly professional, extremely knowledgeable and made me feel comfortable during the whole process. I was constantly kept updated real time of the progress of my dog. I cannot say enough about how satisfied I am and have already sent him two neighbors experiencing issues with their dogs.

  • 9 years in business
  • 54 hires on Thumbtack
Angela S.
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Joyce is a talented trainer with amazing skill. She obviously loves what she does and it shows. Highly recommend.

Shari's Canine Care
4.7
from 13 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 33 hires on Thumbtack
Jane C.
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Very knowledgeable about dogs and their training. Friendly lady who boards the dog inside with her family. My dog connected with her immediately. Training not totally complete yet; very pleased with our experience. Highly recommend this trainer.

Sir Canine, LLC
5.0
from 11 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 7 hires on Thumbtack
Drew B.
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Jerome is an outstanding pet trainer! He is a very knowledgeable, professional and reliable pet trainer. He is also affordable! :-) Highly recommended!

Think-K9
4.8
from 11 reviews
  • 18 years in business
  • 21 hires on Thumbtack
Yvonne S.
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Denise is incredible with our German Shepherd puppy, Bishop. Her training knowledge is immeasurable. She works with us as much or more than Bishop. She's teaching us how to handle Bishop so that he will be responsive, obedient and respectful to us and our home. We are able to implement her techniques immediately and are excited for each new session with Denise. We don't have a problem with Bishop, he's just a baby and we want to train him properly so he'll be a part of the family and able to go any and every where with us. We'll continue using Denise as Bishop grows and develops into a well trained dog. I'll keep you posted . . . Thanks Denise!

A Well Behaved Dog
5.0
from 10 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Orren H.
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We used Amanda's Certified Professional Dog Trainer (CPDT) services during 2014. We did lessions 1, 2, & 3. Amanda came to our home for each session and was very flexible for scheduling. Her professional knowlwdge is outstandig and she has advised us on many dog health issuws oudside of just training. Our Doberman puppy was new to us and we hadn't had a dog in for many years previous. We are still very much using the training with our dog who through much of her training weightred about 50 lbs and nows weighs 90 lbs - so glad we stared with Amanda when or dog was a pup. We anticipate using Amanda's services again in hte future. Amanda also provides boarding services. Amanda has a special rapport with K-9's. You need to see her training in action to appreciate her skills!

Pet's Playhouse on Ponce
5.0
from 9 reviews
  • 12 years in business
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
Chrism and Missie K.
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My dog has been going to Pet's Playhouse on Ponce since she was 6 months old, she is now 7 years old. I take her for daycare several times a week and this is the only place that I will board her since all the staff knows her and she them. Shawn, Keno, and the rest of the staff are well trained to handle the dogs and true professionals when dealing with me. My dog and I have also had Shawn as a trainer (training classes available at Pet's Playhouse on Ponce) and I can always refer questions to him on behavior issues. I use the grooming severices (Squeaky Clean bathing) at least once a month. My dog (a shepherd mix) gets groomed more often when having a shedding blowout (one of the services is de-shedding) and there is no way to tell you how great it is to have less Lois hair in the car and in the house.

World Class K-9 Training
4.9
from 9 reviews
  • 24 years in business
  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
Andrew P.
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Mr. Julius is the best trainer I've know for anybody looking for obedience, protection, or socialization. I got my dog tango (belgian malinois) from Julius. He has excellent selection of Belgians an german shepherds to choose from . My dog tango has a lot of drive which I was looking for. Overall Julius is great breeder/ trainer who knows his stuff I'm looking forward to buying another dog from him soon.

Iron Will Dog Training LLC.
4.9
from 7 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Becca D.
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Damon Clemons I'd the most professional, caring and best dog trainer I have met. He does his job very well. He not only trains the dogs but the owners too. He makes sure that the owners are stable and balance as well as the dog he is training. He really focuses on the dogs needs. He doesn't do just one method with every dog, he works with the dog and then decides what will work best for that dog. If I ever needed another dog trained I would only bring them to Iron Will Dog Training. He is the best of the best!

Keep The Dog! LLC
5.0
from 6 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 8 hires on Thumbtack
Patric L.
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Marissa was great. She kept us up to date on what she was doing with Jinx and sent us pictures showing their progress. When she came back she spent tons of time sharing what they had done and how jinx responded. She also have us a demonstration of all that Jinx learned and how to continue her development. Jinx was a great puppy before but now she has learned so much more. Not just obedience commands but how to interact with us and other dogs! She responds well to all of our commands when we are working with her and her focus is amazing. You can really see how much work they did and how much it has paid off. For us our German Shepard is an investment we want to enjoy now and for the rest of her life, and I think that Marissa did a great job not only teaching her the basics but laying the foundation for continued learning. We will definitely be sending Jinx back once she is a little older and can learn even more! We are really fortunate to find a great trainer like Marissa and are excited about the resource she is going to provide for is and Jinx.

ARB Pawsitive Dog Training
4.5
from 4 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 7 hires on Thumbtack
Kathleen A.
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It was a great experience and very effective. I have a much better relationship with my year old German Shepherd after 8 training sessions with Amy.

The Good Dog Academy
5.0
from 3 reviews
  • 10 years in business
  • 8 hires on Thumbtack
Dee W.
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We have thoroughly enjoyed having Gary Adams and Good Dog Academy train our German Shepherd, Gypsy!! After 10 sessions she is a different dog. She seems much happier and more content. I would highly recommend him and am so grateful that we found him!!

  • 3 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
James M.
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Amazing people to work with. In 2 weeks they got my unruly, unmanageable, one-year-old German Shepherd to be a perfect gentleman! Can't believe this is actually my dog. My only regret is not doing this sooner!!!

  • 14 years in business
  • New on Thumbtack
Myron B.
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Thank You Master Christian for training my dog. Before when we went on walks my dog was walking me, now I am walking my dog. He is so obedient, well behaved and a joy to have around. Without your training my Wife would have forced me to sell my dog. Thank You

Full Contact K9
4.7
from 3 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • New on Thumbtack
Liz S.
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After I started training with Evan, life with my Boxer became much more enjoyable. From the beginning, my puppy refused to acknowledge the word “no.” But once we started training with Evan that changed. In just a few months, he became a different dog. He’s still full of personality, but is now eager to follow commands and is willing to accept corrections. My Boxer and I are proof that Evan’s philosophy of positive reinforcement, repetition, consistency, leadership and clear communication get results. When my Boxer was about six months old, I added a young German Shepherd, to the family. While she came to me with basic obedience training, Evan taught me that managing two large dogs isn’t as hard as it might seem. I learned how to work both of them together, walk them together and more importantly, handle them with confidence. Whatever your training goals, I highly recommend Full Contact K9. Evan clearly has a passion for his work. In dog training, like most other things, you get what you pay for. Evan offers a unique combination of professional experience, a proven track record, knowledge and commitment that you won't find with anyone else.

House Of Paws Boarding
5.0
from 2 reviews
  • 27 years in business
  • 10 hires on Thumbtack
Mary C.
Verified review

I am so pleased with grooming of all three of my Cavaliers. Cav hair can be challenging and in the past we have had issues with bad grooming, careless shaving and such. Maria did a fabulous job on all three and they love her! So happy to have found OUR groomer for good:-)

  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
Sirinya T.
Verified review

I've only had my first lesson and I am already seeing significant results. My male German Shepherd was very hard to handle even with a gentle leader. He would bark and lunge aggressively at other dogs and people while on our walks and would continuously bark at neighborhood walkers from my window. They explain everything and are very informative and know what they are doing. I've felt like I've been walking on thin ice because my dog has gotten in trouble with animal control with his aggression. Now I have the confidence to take him on walks and to public places. I don't even use the gentle leader now because the e-collar has him under control. I'm feeling very optimistic and look forward to the rest of my classes.

Atlanta K-9 Solutions
5.0
from 1 review
  • 16 years in business
  • New on Thumbtack
Shelly W.
Verified review

Hi, I'm Chief's mom, Shelly, I have a 3 year old male GSD. He was 1 y/o when I chose to do training with him after someone broke into my house. A friend of mine paid for some training for us at PetCo. I didn't like the treats idea, because the dog is supposed to work for you and not for treats. And that wasn't the type of training that my particular dog needed. I did some price comparisons. Put it like this "Good work isn't cheap!" I was in Decatur and seen the Atlanta K9 Solutions truck and stopped to talk to Craig, the K9Boss. He invited me to come in so I can see a demo of his dog Rain and to do an evaluation with Chief. I decided to the 14 day board & train Obedience and Protection package. I asked a lot of questions and they were very thorough with the answers. I called almost every day to check up on my dog. They sent videos of him and allowed me to talk to him over the phone. He learned German commands in 2 days! (That made me really comfortable with the trainers.) The 14 days felt like months. When I went in to picked Chief up, they brought me into a room where I could observe him working with the trainer without him seeing me. They explained to me that in order for me to have a well behaved dog, I must be consistent and use the leash. If I don't have the leash, I don't have control. They also explained that I need to come to training (private and/or Saturday group classes & Sunday obedience & Protection). Sunday protection class is handled by Darius who is a certified Decoy. He challenges the dogs by using different mechanisms with the dog, in order for the dog to protect its owner. They are very flexible as long as you communicate with them. They also travel to your home for an additional cost. I cannot make up any excuses as to what my dog is doing wrong and why, because it is up to me to handle him and MOST IMPORTANTLY MAKE TIME & go to classes. As an female owner of a male GSD, I cannot complain about my dog not working or being obedient if I do not know that I am the MASTER! Keep up the good work guys!

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