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Des Moines K9 Trainers

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Kawa Farms K-9 Training
5.0
from 15 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 38 hires on Thumbtack
Krystal P.
Verified review

Our family was very happy with the training Jenn provided. She was so patient with all of us and flexible with our schedule. She is a very knowledgeable person and it was obvious that she truly enjoys working with dogs. We look forward to working with her again in the future!

  • 11 years in business
  • 8 hires on Thumbtack
Janna C.
Verified review

We would definitely recommend Deb and Bark Busters!!!! We adopted BJ from a shelter, not knowing all the issues we would be dealing with. We chose Bark busters because we knew BJ would not do well in a group dog training class, he has an extreme fear of people and other dogs. After our first session we could see a big improvement and have continued to see it with the lessons Deb gave us to work on with him. We are looking forward to a much happier little dog.

The K-Nine Coach
5.0
from 6 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Alysa H.
Verified review

Amanda is a great coach for my hyperactive dog! Positive feelback training from ARL didn't work for Oliver but training with Amanda that had positive and negative feedback helped him get through Obedience training, made our nightly walks so much easier, and now he is starting Agility training! Another important part, Amanda definately knows how to have fun with your dog as she captured this photo of Oliver perfectly one night in the park!

  • 12 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Randy D.
Verified review

We boarded our dog with Brett at Mischeivous K9 in March 2013 while on a 10 day vacation. This is a very nice facility. Especially like the large indoor/outdoor kennels. Your dog has lots of room to move around and can go freely from inside to outside. Brett spent time with our dog every day. He even taught him new tricks/commands during his stay. We feel our dog is well taken care of here. Brett is caring and committed to the animals he takes care of and we feel lucky to have a place to leave our dog that we feel good about. We were so impressed to learn of Brett's knowledge and expertise in training dogs, we have since hired him for obedience and protection training.

  • 4 years in business
  • New on Thumbtack
Robin B.
Verified review

Joanne is great. My dogs adore her, and Joanne has so much patience as she teaches me to work with my dogs.

  • New on Thumbtack
Tresa D.
Verified review

OK, let’s face it, Gringo, my German Shepherd, is very spoiled! He is my “baby”. The owner, Brett, says he is a “wuss”….but doesn’t hold it against him! He is pampered at home, so when we travel, I don’t like to have to feel guilty about leaving him. I like Mischievous K9 for boarding because this facility is always clean and smells good. Gringo’s personal kennel is large with a doggie door to go in and out whenever he pleases. It is air conditioned and heated so he stays comfortable whether it is summer or winter. Gringo gets plenty of food and treats and has water available at all times. Brett is a dog lover himself so I feel he enjoys spending one-on-one time with my dog every day he is there. Cleanliness, space, comfort, interaction and safety are the things I look for in a boarding facility and Mischievous K9 provides all of these and more! Brett will even post daily pictures and videos of your dog on Facebook so you can check in on him while you are away. We learned of Brett’s knowledge and experience with training dogs when we boarded our dog at his facility while on vacation. Our dog was a year old when we started obedience and protection training with Brett. We are totally impressed with how much our dog has learned in just the first ten weeks of training. Even others who visit our home frequently have notice the improvement in our dog’s behavior. Actually, the most difficult part has been training me, the owner!!! Our dog has caught on very quickly and Brett has been very patient trying to bring me, the owner, up to par. We look forward to working with and learning more from Brett as we continue our training. It has become very satisfying and fun and has created a better relationship between me and my dog. Thanks Brett!

  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
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I train all sizes and all breeds. I can help with behavior modification and just the basic. I do work on Saturdays only. That way, I can work a lot with the dog and the owner. I am a full-time student and a mother, so I do not want to take up your time. When it comes to dogs, you want them to be on their best behavior just like your kids.

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I provide dog training. I've trained all of my dogs for show. All are awarded champions. I'm not a high-end trainer. I know the basics of obedience and agility but can work with your dog on individual habits that aren't acceptable. I can work up to training off leash.

  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
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We focus in training, grooming, boarding, and pet supplies. We've been in business for 11 years with 25 years of experience in dog training. I teach show and obedience training, from puppies to older dogs.

  • New on Thumbtack
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We provide safe and reliable pet transport in the US. We offer ground transport, door-to-door service, multiple walks and feedings, and personal care from certified trainers and handlers.

  • 18 years in business
  • New on Thumbtack
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Our focus is on the relationship and communication between people and their dogs. We go beyond what is seen on the outside and focus on teaching people how to use a dog's behavior as a pathway to how their dog is feeling so they can be sure to have training sessions that are positive, productive, and fun!

  • New on Thumbtack
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reliable training at an affordable price. our methods are backed by science, using natural instincts to train your dog.

  • 7 years in business
  • New on Thumbtack
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I will come to you. Dogs respond much better to the one-on-one in home training in my experience.

  • 4 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
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I use every method that is available in order to achieve a successfully trained dog. I use every tool at my disposal including toys, treats, games, and correction in order to get the most out of each dog. I am not afraid of any dog and will work with an aggressive dog with no problem at all.

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My work stands out from others because of the education I obtained at the World-renowned Triple Crown Academy in Texas. We were given the knowledge of how dogs think, work, and move, in addition to hands-on experience that was beyond compare--with two of the nations top dog trainers critiquing our every move. I couldn't have gained that kind of education in 20 years in the field.

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I teach pets on obedience training, behavior modification and social boarding on a luscious 10-acre country setting.

  • 8 years in business
  • New on Thumbtack
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I offer professional all breed dog grooming in Johnston, IA. We are a small shop that takes pride in caring for you pets like they are our own. We like to keep your dog's stress level down by finishing your pup within a reasonable amount of time.

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I have a competitive nature that I bring to my training, and this drives me to always strive for the best results. I know a variety of methods to use in training a dog and a variety of things that I can teach your dog. With a positive personality and a love for people and pets, I give the results that I would want to receive if I were in the dog owner's place.

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I do dog training with group sessions and private lessons. I can do home visits if needed. I am Donna J. Flattery, a certified professional dog trainer.

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I do basic obedience training and behavior modification training using positive reinforcement. I am certified through the Animal Behavior College.

  • New on Thumbtack
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At Paws to Learn, we believe that training should be fun for both you and your dog. All of our classes are taught using positive methods which motivate your dog to learn. Services include both group classes and private lessons.

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