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  • 5 years in business
  • 49 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 7 hours

Jenny S.

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They did an amazing job. I took my dog to Sarah. He stayed with her for two weeks. She taught him many tricks and potty training. Also he doesn't jump on furniture anymore and his barking when he is alone has improved a lot. Highly recommend to send your dog to them. I also get 2 refresher course that I can use any time when I need to. Amazing service.

Eric W.

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Sarah did great job training our puppy. She put in a lot of extra work for him. Our pup didn't do as well as we'd hoped after bringing him home initially so Sarah offered to take him back for a week to polish him up. He's doing great now! Thank you so much!

Darice J.

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Great dog training.

  • 12 hires on Thumbtack
  • Portage, MI

Lauren P.

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I've seen huge improvement with my dog Zara since Linda has been working with her. I feel more confident and have better control over her in public. She listens better and has more self confidence and I'm no longer worried she's going to start fights with other dogs. From day one, you can tell that Linda is very knowledgeable about dog behavior, passionate about training and affordable! Thanks, Linda!

Beth M.

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Linda has a great read on dog body language. She works patiently with me to be the leader my anxious, dog-agressive rescue needs so we can go out and enjoy the Kalamazoo area. Dog responds very well to her. She is a wealth of good information about canine services in the region. I feel she took ample time to get to know us and 'Dutch'. Clear communication.

Colleen S.

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Linda has been wonderful to work with! She knew exactly how to work with our dog. She'd patient, yet firm when needed. Our dog's doing so much better since we've started with her!

  • 4 years in business
  • Response time: 30 min
  • Paw Paw, MI

Terri Z.

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I'd like to preface this review with an apology to the reader. It’s a bit long. I strongly believe that if you are going to trust someone with a member of your family, you have to arm yourself with as much information as possible in order to choose the RIGHT trainer :-) Carrie is an amazing dog behaviorist! My bratty 3 yr old pitbull (Anabel) spent 14 days in her home as a board & train. I was fairly nervous about sending my beloved dog to a stranger for 2 weeks, but from the moment that I met Carrie I was completely at ease and trusted that she would take good care of Anabel. Needless to say, she did not disappoint. I was so impressed with her results that I purchased a package of 4 in-home sessions to help with my old Spaniel. Both purchases were worth every penny & I'd use her again in a hearbeat. Her prices are way beyond reasonable, especially considering how experty she is ;-) During the board & train I was getting daily communication on Anabel's progress as well as her general mood. This was a godsend, because if you're anything like me, 14 days away from your baby is torture! Carrie sent me daily texts, pics & even videos. The before & after video she made was crazy amazing! Anabel came home with her same goofy personality, but now she was OBEDIENT! Super cool :-) For our in-my-home sessions, not only did she work with my dogs, but she trained me as well. Carrie gave me the information & tools I needed to be an effective pack leader. She is an absolute wealth of knowledge on dog behaviors, their thought processes & how the human pack leader can use this information to have happy & healthy dogs. Her schedule is extremely flexible & she always figured out a way to work with my fairly rigid work hours. Also, these sessions never felt rushed. She took her time to explain things to me (often more than once) and never gave me the sense that she was "on the clock", like, "ok, your hour is up." If we were working on a new challenge, she made sure we finished the lesson & that my endless questions were answered, even if time ran over. She's very chill like that. One of the best things about Carrie is that she is straight forward with you, but in a compassionate manner. You get no BS from her. As in, if you're doing something that is causing negative reactions in your dogs (which I was, unknowingly), she will give you constructive criticism & then teach you how to fix it without making you feel like a dummy! I can't say enough good things about this lady. It’s quite obvious that Carrie loves what she does as she is without a doubt BRILLIANT at it!!

Andrea C.

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When we got a rescue dog named king he was super sweet and playful but he jumped, would cry (scream) in the kennel and wouldn't listen. We found Carrie and shortly after speaking with her we decided to do a board and train with her. She was so nice and understanding our needs. After the training he doesn't scream in the kennel he listens when we tell him off and sit. His jumping on visitors has gone down so much. But he's still a puppy and learning new people. He used to pull so hard that I was unable to walk him. Now he doesn't pull and walks right next to us. When we picked him back up he was excited but was able to do all the commands.

Lyndsay B.

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I called Carrie because my 2 big dogs did not do well on leashes and the excessive barking while on the leash from my healer. She came to my house and showed me what I was doing wrong myself to improve the situations. Than we practiced together to show what to do and not to do. My dogs instantly knew she meant business. Within the hour it's like I had different dogs. She was reasonably priced , convenient, professional and definite dog whisperer. Thank Carrie!

  • 10 years in business
  • Portage, MI

Erynn H.

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Awesome dog trainer. Always in control of every situation. Would recommend to anyone.

Beth B.

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Great dog expert has excellent advice!! Also A1 on the dog shows

  • 3 years in business
  • 18 hires on Thumbtack
  • South Bend, IN

Janet T.

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She really knows her stuff.

  • 5 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
  • Valparaiso, IN

Michelle L.

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From the first session with Cindy, I could tell she truly has patience! I was very impressed with how well she could read not only the animal response to training scenarios, but also the human owners responses. I think her assistance will go a long way in helping my parents and their rescue dog!

  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
  • South Bend, IN

Cristina G.

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My dog loves the Biscuits and the lessons were well taught and fun

  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
  • Lakeville, IN

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I am a dog trainer. I do obedience classes off-leash training and also invisible fence training, e-collar training and leash training.

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We specialize in dog training, obedience and field hunting upland game birds specializing in pointing dogs. We offer dog grooming. We breed ranked and train German shorthaired, German wirehaired pointers and German shepherd dogs specifically bred for search and rescue. We also provide over 14 miles of trails for horseback riding.

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piano lessons for beginners of all ages, whether your children want to learn, or you need a refresher course.

  • Westville, IN

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Big or small, I train them all. I do basic and intermediate dog training in the dogs home environment.

  • Millersburg, IN

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I leash train big and small dogs. Once I am done, your dog will walk at your pace, sit on command, stay on command, etc.

  • Osceola, IN

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I do dog training in the natural dog training style. I also offer dog care for vacationers, with an emphasis on safety.

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We provide in-home canine and handler training based on trust.

  • 7 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
  • Pierceton, IN

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I own my business and have had it for over 5 years now!

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I am certified through the United States Department of Labor. I also earned and successfully completed pet care service tech program. I have worked with a variety of dogs, everything from a 7-pound toy poodle to an over 100-pound Great Dane. I use positive training methods and provide healthy structures.

  • 14 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
  • Jones, MI

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We offer training, boarding and grooming. We work personally with dog and owner in our home. We will live and train on twenty acres.

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I am an animal lover. I have six dogs and two cats. I can walk, feed and play with your dog. Bring your dog to play and socialize with mine. I trained my 5-month old husky mix to sit, shake, sit pretty, high five, hug, kiss, speak and do piggyback rides. I have been around dogs my whole life. I treat them as members of my family. This is my first time doing this for anyone besides myself, so I will only be taking on two clients at a time because I want to do a great job for them and also continue to love my animals. So, contact me and let me know what you need, long or short term, we can agree on a price. Add fuel to travel to and from you. I can't wait to love your animal too.

  • Lakeville, IN

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Neika is able to provide easy dog training solutions for busy families, incorporating the whole family in the process based on skills and abilities. My mission is simple: to help you have a better relationship with your pet and to make your pet a positive asset to your family. I do this by using positive reinforcement, non-aversive training techniques, and teaching you and your dog a better way. There is no need for stressful corrections, physical punishment or barbaric equipment.

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I train dogs from basic to advanced obedience, to all types of aggression, fear, and behavioral issues. I offer private sessions, day training, board and train, and group classes.

  • 17 years in business
  • Valparaiso, IN

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Training - Boarding - Lessons Barrel/Pole Horses & Ponies Trail/Pleasure Horses & Ponies Problem Horses are Accepted Monthly Training/Board: $625/$725 Monthly Pasture Board:$225 Monthly Stall Board: $325 Private Riding Lessons: $35 Single Training Session: $35

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