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Louisville Canine Professionals

Browse these canine professionals with great ratings from Thumbtack customers in Louisville.

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PetMedic
4.9
from 78 reviews
  • 13 years in business
  • 100 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Nancy A.
Verified review

Stephanie was great with my two cats . They are beautiful and didnt have to get shaved only dematted and the desheded. She also let me know that she will have dog walkers and runners hopefully hired soon.Thats great for my pitbull. I recommend Stephanie to all that would like their animals groomed anfd taken care of

  • 9 years in business
  • 84 hires on Thumbtack
Stacy M.
Verified review

Jodi is an awesome and very knowledgeable trainer. She trained our dog Ammo to not attack the door and be aggressive when someone was outside or approaching. He learned basic commands and leash walking as well. We love Jodi and so does Ammo!

Club Wag 2
4.9
from 32 reviews
  • 10 years in business
  • 56 hires on Thumbtack
Linda U.
Verified review

Great experience, dogs look great and were very happy to be groomed together

JZ Mobile Pet Styling
4.8
from 15 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 24 hires on Thumbtack
Holly W.
Verified review

Ivan was absolutely amazing with our two teacup yorkies! He was professional, did a fantastic job and having a mobile groomer come to the house saved my girls so much anxiety! He is their groomer from now on, thank you!!!

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Lou502 Pets
4.9
from 14 reviews
  • 1 year in business
  • 7 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Amanda R.
Verified review

I never worry about my babies when Stacy watches them. My little dog absolutely adores her and she is wonderful with special needs care as well. Stacy has helped me with the post surgery care of a fragile and broken pup and has administered meds as well. I have cats, a dog, a parrotlet, chickens and at one time a fish tank. Having slightly exotic pets, I couldn’t just trust anyone to provide proper care in my absence. Stacy has been a gift to my babies, and for my peace of mind. When i am away for extended periods of time, she also stays in my home, which is reassuring to me and less stressful for my babies. She even remembers to water my plants!

Higdon's Cleaning Service
4.7
from 13 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 18 hires on Thumbtack
Frances S.
Verified review

Very professional, and a job well done! Our dogs even loved Theresea!

A and N Cleaning Services
4.5
from 13 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 32 hires on Thumbtack
Paul R.
Verified review

I hired Audra for a one time cleaning of my house but I liked the job she done so much that I now am a once a month customer. She does a Outstanding job and I love coming home to a clean fresh smelling house when she has been there! Very professional and goes above and beyond to make sure you are happy..Highly recommend! Thanks Audra

  • 2 years in business
  • 9 hires on Thumbtack
Stephanie B.
Verified review

I thoroughly enjoyed working with Wendy! She knows dogs and dog training. Wendy makes certain you feel supported and have the tools necessary to continue appropriately training your dog between sessions. I would not think twice about recommending her!!!!!!

Super Paws KY LLC
4.6
from 10 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 8 hires on Thumbtack
Joan S.
Verified review

Heather has sat for us several times. We have 2 cats, a dog and fish. She is responsible and conscientious and willing to do whatever is requested. She has also gone above and beyond what was requested. I would trust her any time with my house and pets.

Ronnie Patton
4.5
from 10 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 11 hires on Thumbtack
Karen P.
Verified review

Amazing service... super nice guy, very prompt, professional and efficient! Will use again.

K9 Trainology
5.0
from 8 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 6 hires on Thumbtack
Elizabeth S.
Verified review

K9 Trainology changed the relationship between me and my dog. They were right from day one, my dog definitely loves me, but before training my dog did not think of me as alpha. Through training my dog and I not only have built a much tighter bond, but also have established that I am the owner and he is the dog. Commands are fun for him now, it's really awesome to watch how proud and excited he gets obeying even the simplest commands. Thanks to K9 Trainology I can now take my dog just about anywhere I want with me and I can almost guarantee he'll be the best behaved pup there!

  • 22 years in business
  • 10 hires on Thumbtack
Ann L.
Verified review

Marilyn done an excellent job caring for my dog and cats.She is also an excellent housekeeper.

  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Keeby I.
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I don't know what I'd do without Tracey to take care of our dogs and cat. She does a wonderful job and our pets are always thrilled to see her. I have only good things to say about her. She is reliable, trustworthy and the best care possible for your animal family member.

Martin's Cleaning Service
4.4
from 8 reviews
  • 18 years in business
  • 13 hires on Thumbtack
Willanta W.
Verified review

I have only spoken to them over the phone, and finally, I have found someone who is so professional! He was able to give me a quote just by me sending pics. I love the fact that he was so prompt with responding, I've been looking for a reliable handyman and I feel confident in them that they will deliver. Thanks so much

  • 21 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Nina S.
Verified review

Brenda will love your animals as if they were hers. She is very friendly, prompt and cares about what you need to make sure your furbabies are taken care of.

Paradigm Canine Company
5.0
from 4 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 16 hires on Thumbtack
Cindy M.
Verified review

Chris contacted me personally and had my first session scheduled within 30 minutes of my reaching out for help! I've never experienced efficiency like that!

  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Jimmy T.
Verified review

We decided to hire a dog trainer when our dog Buddy would roam our property and not come inside when we wanted him to. He always wanders too close to the road and we were afraid he would get hit by a car. Melaney was very professional and took the time to always answer all of our questions. We are very happy with Buddy's progress and the peace of mind we have when he is outside. We would recommend Melaney to anyone needing a dog trainer.

  • 4 years in business
  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
Matt M.
Verified review

Jenny did an outstanding job for our pets. We recently relocated to the area - and didn't know all that many people to assist us when we had travel needs. We reached out to Jenny - and found her to be amazingly professional, thorough and flexible. We ran into a huge travel delay - and Jenny was kind enough to visit our home on little notice. Awesome service! Thank you for the great effort! Our pets loved her!

About

I only except up to 4 pets daily so that your pet is giving full attention when being groomed,my prices a very reasonable and I am certified by Animal Behavior College with over 1000 +hours.

About

My first priority is the pet(s)that I am caring for while their owners are out of town. I am compassionate, caring, reliable and responsible.

Leighs Canine Care

New To Thumbtack

    About

    I love animals and the animals love me too. Children and animals have always been drawn to me since I was a very young child. Im a good natured person.

    Q & A

    Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Thumbtack.

    What is included in a dog grooming?

    Dog grooming is so much more than giving your dog a bath. Dog grooming is a broad term that covers all aspects of canine cleanliness and hygiene. The services included in dog grooming will vary based on your needs and what you choose to pay. Unless they are rolling in cowpies or playing in mud puddles, most dogs are okay getting a shampoo bath only as needed. You’ll know when they need it if they smell bad or are bringing dirt into the house. Some dogs, like shepherds and shih tzus, have thick coats that can get matted and tangled without regular care. Pro dog groomers can deftly blow dry a dog’s hair after a bath so that it is shiny and smooth. Dog grooming can include brushing that detangles dog hair and also thins the undercoat to minimize shedding.

    Dog grooming also includes hygiene services such as toothbrushing and ear cleaning. Clean teeth are important to the health of your dog, and the pros have the patience and proper technique to get it done. Regular dog grooming can stave off tear stains, those reddish stains below your dog’s eyes. Anal gland expression is something not many people want to do on their own, even if they love their dog. A dog groomer can safely and efficiently release any blocked anal gland fluid. Other dog grooming services include nail trimming and clipping. Nationally, dog grooming prices range from $60 to $80. Most dog groomers offer discounts to customers who purchase monthly packages or bundle multiple grooming services at one time.

    What does a dog walker do?

    We all know our dogs love going on long, adventure-filled walks, but jobs and family and commuting can make it difficult to give them the leash time they deserve. You can hire a professional dog walker to make sure your furry friend gets adequate exercise and outdoor time each day. A professional dog walker may be an individual contractor or work for a dedicated dog-walking company. In either case, you want to make sure the pro has the appropriate insurance in case of an emergency. Some people opt to give the dog walker a key to their house; others to have them pick up the dog from the yard. Dog walking can happen as often as multiple times per day, or just a few times a month as needed. Here are some questions to ask when you are interviewing a new dog walker:  

    • Will you or someone else be walking my dog?
    • Do you have a backup plan if you can’t make it for a scheduled walk?
    • Will you walk my dog by itself, or do you walk several dogs at once?
    • What are your different walk routes?
    • When will you pick up and drop off?
    • How will we communicate?
    • Do I have to commit to a schedule or are you flexible?
    • What’s your cancellation policy?
    • What’s your response plan if my dog gets injured or becomes sick?
    • How and how often do I pay you?
    • Do you offer package pricing if I buy multiple dog walks up front?

    What is a dog groomer?

    A dog groomer is a service professional who provides dog grooming and basic hygiene care for your dog. Dog groomers are typically animal lovers who are competent and comfortable working with a wide range of dog breeds and temperaments. Dog groomers are knowledgeable about the care needs for different kinds of dog coats. A poodle will have different haircut needs than a shih tzu, for example, so it pays to have a trained pro provide the proper cut. Good dog groomers know how to safely clean your dog’s teeth, bathe your dog, and cut their nails without going too short. They understand how to trim the hair from around your dog’s face, express anal glands, and clean your dog’s ears. Many people who choose dog grooming as a profession also pursue other dog services such as attending veterinary school, running a doggy day care center, working as a professional dog walker, and more.

    What is a dog groomer?

    Keep your family dogs happy, healthy and clean with regular dog grooming. A dog groomer is a business owner or employee of a dog grooming business who specializes in dog hygiene and grooming. To find a reputable dog groomer, research reviews, ask for references and confirm that the groomer has good standing in the dog grooming community.

    A dog groomer should be comfortable and competent working with dogs of all breeds and temperaments. Typically a groomer will have trained with other groomers and taken educational courses to keep abreast of the latest safety information and techniques. There are brick-and-mortar dog grooming businesses, as well as mobile dog groomers who bring all their equipment and provide their services at your home or location. In some cases, brick-and-mortar businesses will also pick up and return your dog for an additional fee.

    What vaccines do dogs need to be groomed?

    It’s important to make sure your dog is up to date on its vaccines before taking it to a groomer. Vaccinations keep your dog and the other dogs that use the establishment healthy. Viruses can linger long after a dog is gone, so an unvaccinated dog can infect a number of other dogs days or even months after their visit. Find out about your dog groomer’s vaccination policies, and think carefully about receiving services from a company that does not require vaccinations. Here are the main vaccinations that are generally required for dog grooming:

    • Parvovirus: Parvo is a nasty virus that can kill dogs within 48-72 hours of infection. The virus is incredibly persistent and, according to the American Veterinary Medical Association, is resistant to heat, cold, humidity and drying. It’s spread by dog-to-dog contact or contact with contaminated feces, environments (food and water bowls, collars and leashes, etc.,) or people.
    • Adenovirus 2: Dogs receive this vaccination to protect against canine infectious hepatitis. The vaccination can also helps prevent canine cough.
    • Canine distemper virus: Distemper has no known cure and can cause serious pain, illness, and even death, although recovery is possible with medical intervention.  
    • Rabies: This disease attacks the central nervous system and — when untreated — will
    • lead to death. The CDC recommends euthanizing an unvaccinated animal that has been exposed to rabies, although six-month isolation followed by vaccination is also permissible.
    • Para-influenza: Canine para-influenza leads to kennel cough and an unhappy dog.
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