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Slidell Dog Trainers

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Jen
5.0
from 41 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 59 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Matthew M.
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I honestly can’t thank Jen enough, in two days she took my 7 month old shepherd mix from failing a socialization interview at a puppy day care to being off leash at a dog park without a single issue. He even started to listen to simple commands around other dogs which is light years from what I expected. She is an absolute joy to have around and she has a special gift for training dogs.

Laura's Pet Services
5.0
from 7 reviews
  • 31 years in business
  • 7 hires on Thumbtack
Susan C.
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We were gone for 4 days, my dogs and cats received awesome care. The house and the pets looked great. Highly recommend her and she will be my go to person

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Professional K9 Solutions
5.0
from 6 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 36 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Thumbtack Customer
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Awesome trainers. My dog is very well behaved after his training!

Born2Run
4.8
from 6 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
Neha J.
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Amy walks my dog everyday and I am so relieved that I found her because I work all day and I know my dog is in good hands with her. I have a rescue that is very timid and nervous around new people but Amy made sure to spend time with my dog and now they walk happily together every day for thirty minutes. Highly recommend!

All Four On The Floor
5.0
from 5 reviews
    Robin D.
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    Tiffany Martin is an amazing dog trainer. I had the privilege of working with Tiffany in a local pet store several years ago. As a dog trainer my self, I was very impressed with her unique training skills. I watched her transform the lives of many dogs and their owners every day. Through her training many of these dogs were saved from being returned shelters. She was able to correct their behavioral issues, strengthen the bond with their owners, and keep them in their forever homes. I highly recommend Tiffany as a trainer. Your dog will absolutely love her And so will you. Robin Drouin

    K9 CITIZENS CLUB
    5.0
    from 3 reviews
      Chris Z.
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      K9 Citizens club is an extremely wonderful organization for teaching and training, both the dog, as well as the owner. I developed a great sense of security and safety working with this program. I would highly recommend it to anyone who wants a well-behaved canine.

      Diva dogs
      5.0
      from 1 review
        Teresa V.
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        Kelly uses positive reinforcement clicker training which is absolutely wonderful. She taught me how to deal with Sophia in day-to-day situations and not become frustrated but learn to react to her the proper way that is beneficial to Sophia. I used to think that you only needed to train your dog if it was "bad." Now I know the benefits of having a trained dog - it's about your peace of mind and their safety! I believe Kelly's goal is for you and your dog to become great companions and to have a better relationship. Kelly is awesome!

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        Personalized force free education for you and your pet.

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        I am a trusted dog lover. I can walk or sit with your animals, and I can also train them. You can call me for behavioral trouble; I can help.

        • 4 years in business
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        Friendly and dependable.

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        I take care of animals while owners are gone. I feed them, give them water, walk them, take them out to use the bathroom, bathe them when needed and give them medication when needed.

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        My job is to get whatever you need done in the time frame you need it done. I will be very professional in my work and very responsible.

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        I provide fun care. I have two dogs and a cat, and I feed them three times a day.

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        Like all the best people, I'm a dog-lover. I provide dog walking and in-home basic training (for one of you more than the other) because I truly want everyone to enjoy their dogs as much as I enjoy mine. There are only 24 hours in a day, and most of us would like to spend five of them (if we're lucky) sleeping; so I totally get why walking your dog just can't make it to the A list as often as you'd like it to be. That's not a problem! Give me a call. I'll walk your dog for a minimum of 30 minutes at a pretty good pace, so we'll drain some energy, and while I'm at it, I'll be leash training your pooch to make it easier for you whenever you do get out with him/her. Everybody wins! Life is good!

        • 18 years in business
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        Welcome to The Bourbon Bark Dog Walkers and Pet Sitting. Just like us, pets need socialization and exercise to be at their best. Regular play time can help improve behavior, lower stress, and help your pets live a longer and happier life. Bourbon Bark Dog Walkers and Pet Sitting is a New Orleans based family company that strives to provide the best possible care to your animal companions. We know how much you love your pets and we will take care of them as if they were our own. Whether you are at the office, away on vacation, or just want some extra help, we are happy to be there, rain or shine, to give your cat or dog (bird, fish, rabbit, or lizard) the extra attention they deserve. We use proprietary GPS technology to verify walk and visit times to provide our clients with peace of mind. We listen to our clients to better understand their needs and have the knowledge to ensure that their pets receive the best possible care. We have a unique web portal that allows our clients to book services, check upcoming care schedules, and review visit notes. This is what we love to do. Pets are our passion and we want to make sure that yours is taken care of. Take a look around or contact us to learn more about the services we offer and what sets us apart from the rest. Thanks! Bourbon Bark pet care team

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        We specialize in obedience training, including, but not limited to, potty training, sitting, fetching, begging, and walking at heel.

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        Hello my name is Courtney Hernandez . I board pets from my home daily and I really enjoy doing it . My husband trains thoroughbred race horses at multiple race tracks . I offer multiple services for your pets and they are always well taken care of !

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        I love animals. All animals like me. I will do what it takes to take care of your lovely four-legged friends.

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        Hi. I'm Mike, and I'm an animal behavior college alumni. I majored in obedience training. I can help curtail most problem with behavior.

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        We are Doggie Diva Care. Thank you for your interest. Please do not hesitate to contact us for more details.

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        I offer in-home pet sitting to allow your pet to remain comfortable at home while you travel. With two to three visits a day, each visit includes feeding and medicating, cleaning when necessary, play/cuddle time, over 30 minutes of walk, and extra services like mail and newspaper pickup. I also offer 30-minute and hour-long walk with special rates for repeat customers!

        Q & A

        Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Thumbtack.

        How old should a puppy be for training?

        Dog training shouldn’t wait until you’re having behavior problems. If you get a new puppy, start from the beginning with professional training to give both you and your puppy the tools you need for a healthy relationship. Dog training is as much about teaching the owner how to interact with their new dog as it is about the dog learning to behave. Puppy training can start as early as eight weeks old. Trainers who offer puppy training programs may works specifically with dogs between the ages of 8 and 18 weeks old. Trainers can teach owners about potty training and how to deal with accidents, working with separation anxiety, and training your pooch out of destructive behaviors like chewing, biting and demand barking. Puppies will start to learn to walk on-leash and other basic skills.

        In addition to behavior training, socializing your puppy is an important part of dog training. Socializing your dog means they become comfortable and confident in a variety of settings and have a great foundation for becoming a well-adjusted adult dog. After your puppy has had the proper vaccinations, you can start to introduce it to a variety of different dogs and people in safe settings.

        Which dog training method is best?

        The best type of dog training for both you and your dog depends on the outcomes you hope to achieve. If you want your dog to learn agility training, go to someone who specializes in those techniques. Regardless of whether you want your dog to learn basic behavior or competitive-level tricks, the majority of dog training is actually about training the owner how to communicate with their dog. Most professional dog trainers agree that a model of training based on positive reinforcement breeds a happy, healthy, well-adjusted dog. The alternative to positive reinforcement training is using force or aggression techniques like physical punishment or shock-collar training to get the dog to do (or not do) a behavior. While the dog may learn how to behavior as you direct, it is also learning to communicate with force and aggression, and will in turn use those behaviors on other dogs (or people) that are smaller or weaker than it is. Before signing up with a dog trainer, meet with the trainer and ask for references. Watch the trainer interact with your dog, and make sure they treat your dog with patience and firm kindness. Ask them questions about their training methods:

        • What type of training methods do you use?
        • What is your background and training, and how did you become a dog trainer?
        • How long do you expect that we will work together before we achieve the results I’m after?

        How long does it take to train a puppy?

        Dog training depends on the dog and how much homework the dog owner is willing to put in. Puppy training is similar to dog training in that the onus of the work depends on the owner learning new ways to interact with their dog. For a quick crash course, you can opt for a single, two hour smart-start puppy training consultation to teach you the ins and outs of being a new dog parent. You can learn how to manage potty training and what to do if the puppy experiences separation anxiety. As long as you’re willing to work on dog training a little bit each day, your puppy will quickly learn these new behaviors. If you’re not confident about training your puppy yourself, you can enroll in a 6- to 8-week puppy training course, with weekly lessons touching on everything from bite control to obedience. Puppies usually need to be at least three months old for group training classes. If you want more intensive one-on-one work, you can opt for private lessons. Some behavior problems can be resolved in one session if the dog owner learns and can implement new skills. In the case of more serious issues, 3 to 10 private sessions can typically correct challenges.

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