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  • 45 years in business
  • 348 hires on Thumbtack
  • Walworth, WI 53184

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Amazing trainer! I learned so much about my dog and how to training my dog better

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  • 18 years in business
  • 348 hires on Thumbtack
  • Naperville, IL 60565

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Scott was great. I was having trouble with walking my dog. We went for a long walk and he was not only training my dog but me as well. He gave me a lot of great advice and I am certainly going to work my best to get my dog to walk by my side. Thanks, Scott.

  • 7 years in business
  • 86 hires on Thumbtack
  • Highland Park, IL 60035

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Diana was very open and communicative with us while our dog was in training. Rollo, our dog, has some anxiety issues and Dianna worked well with him getting him socialized with other dogs and calming his anxiety. I feel confident that if anyone works with her and follows her training, you will see a noticeable difference in your dog. I really like how Dianna keeps in contact after training, caring for Rollo as if he was her own. Thanks!

  • 11 years in business
  • 95 hires on Thumbtack
  • Glen Ellyn, IL 60137

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Lisa is the best! She has a sincere passion for dog training and her training style was immediately helpful with our 13-week old Australian Shepherd puppy. I would recommend her to any of my family members or friends!

  • 25 years in business
  • 40 hires on Thumbtack
  • Justice, IL 60458

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I hired Gale, to help train my puppy. She had him sitting, down and staying within two sessions! She uses positive training, so my dog listened and responded quickly. Everyone that meets my dog is SHOCKED, by how well trained and behaved he is. Gale is flexible and has no problem helping with situations, as they come up. I can call her anytime and she will help fix any problems, that I'm having. I had used other trainers, before Gale and I was not pleased with any of them! A lot of trainers don't connect with the dog, use prong collars and don't make training fun or exciting. Not only will your dog enjoy working with her, so will you!

  • 5 years in business
  • 14 hires on Thumbtack
  • Schaumburg, IL 60193

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She always gives wonderful feedback on my puppies, including pictures! I was very impressed by the amount of dog training experience she has. I am so glad to have found a reliable and trustworthy dog walker!

  • 5 years in business
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
  • Naperville, IL 60565

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Rachel is an amazing dog trainer!!! Rachel pays close attention to subtle behaviors which enables her to have great results with challenging training issues. Rachel is patient, positive, and upbeat!!! Rachel has a passion for dogs and dog training!!! Marc Findlay, owner and handler of Salem the Doberman

  • 6 years in business
  • 17 hires on Thumbtack
  • Chicago, IL 60657

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Prior to getting our dog, I saw Jesse walking down Michigan Avenue with 4 dogs (3 off leash, 1 on leash). In total amazement we stared as these four dogs followed his every move—when Jesse stopped at a cross walk they all stopped and sat, when he walked, they walked. I joked that we had just spotted the “Chicago dog whisper!” Months later we got Keenan, a 12 week-old Irish Retriever (1/2 Irish setter-1/2 Golden Retriever). I had grown up with English Setters and had even had one as an adult, so I was familiar with the challenges of training this; high energy, stubborn, prey driven, and oddly sensitive breed. I immediately started training Keenan off leash so he could explore, hunt and run—at a time when he could still easily be caught. By the time Keenan was nine months old, people frequently stopped me in Chicago and commented on “how well trained” he was. However, despite every attempt we could not squash Keenan’s propensity to pull, zigzag and dart forward while he was on a leash. Over a six month period we worked diligently to address that behavior through; collars, treats, abrupt turns, gentle leaders, harness, clickers, whistles, high value treats, pulling back, stopping, I read several books on dog training, watched countless YouTube videos, and even went to a seminar where a different Chicago dog trainer discussed “Loose Leash Walking”—nothing had a lasting effect. To intensify our frustration Keenan started to go through his second “fear stage”. During this time our once sweet, shy puppy, changed into unpredictable and reactive dog—barking, growling and snapping at random dogs (sometimes in response and other times for no apparent reason). I knew it was time to call a professional when I no longer trusted or knew how Keenan would react in particular settings. We met with Jesse (Canine Perspective) in late November 2014, we were immediately impressed with his insight into Keenan’s personality as well as his philosophy and plan for addressing it. I am so thankful we invested our time and money into hiring Jesse. Everyday new situations arise; some I know how to address because of Jesse, and others I still need his help with. Life is stressful enough, I want my time with my dog to be fun & relaxing—Jesse has taught us how it can be!

  • Downers Grove, IL 60516

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Kristy and Ian at Smart Dogs trained our 4 year old teacup poodle, and we couldn’t be happier! We sent Meesha to doggie boot camp, and the results were wonderful. She was a stubborn little 4 lb. spitfire, but with consistency, knowledge, and a firm but gentle touch, Meesha is a calmer, happier, and better dog! Kristy and Ian also provided us with guidance as we transitioned Meesha back home. If you are contemplating dog training, Smart Dogs will undoubtedly provide you with the results you are looking for! ~ Missy & Nick Patti

  • 3 years in business
  • 16 hires on Thumbtack
  • Glen Ellyn, IL 60137

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Having a new puppy in the house is hard work. Learning their behaviors and teaching you puppy new things will strengthen the bond between your family and the puppy. With Wild'e Tomcat and Pooch Center you will learn the basics plus much more. As a certified dog trainer I can help you will all your training needs.

Agility Junkies, Inc.

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  • Barrington, IL 60010

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We are a non-profit organization dedicated to the sport of dog agility. Dogs and their people will be taught to navigate a course for competition or just for fun.

Unleashed Retreat

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  • 3 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
  • Gary, IN 46404

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I'm a dog behavior specialist, serving the greater Chicagoland area. Mike has been working with dogs for over 5 years and has been the trainer for many dog daycares in the north and western suburbs, on top of donating free time to rehabilitating dogs at local rescues. Mike learned to train dogs while living in a pitbull rescue. Yes, he lived there! Mike specializes in behavioral modification, from fearful to aggressive behavior, and everything in between. Many of Mike's clients believe he stands out because of his incorporation of Reiki healing methods and taking the time to work with each person and each dog, developing a different lesson plan for each individual. Mike's services include: Walk&Train Program: For underexercised and hyper dogs that need a little more consistency, Mike comes out to the home 2-3x per week, working on behavior, obedience, and energy. At the end of the week, the family and Mike do their own private training sessions, so the owners can catch up. Private Lessons: This is for owners who need a refresher, or for owners who are active with their dog and would prefer to do the homework themselves. Mike comes out for 1-3 hours and goes over every problem and doesn't leave until everyone feels comfortable with the information and progress. Bad dogs gone good, and good dogs gone great.

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“Need a Dog Trainer for Behavioral Modification ”

Menomonee Falls, WI

Dog training type
Behavioral Modification
Dog age(s)
5 or more years
Dog size
Medium
Details
He tends to be more aggressive with males, especially those who have not been nuetered. He can, however, be really great with other dogs.
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“Need a Dog Behavior Modification Trainer”

Milwaukee, WI

Dog training type
Behavioral Modification
Dog age(s)
3-4 years
Dog size
Medium
Details
The dogs are scary they are shar-pei's and afraid of their own shadows.
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“Need a Dog Trainer”

Shorewood, IL

Dog training type
Sports / hunting
Dog age(s)
Puppy
Dog size
Medium
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He is a three month old germain short hair
$130
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