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  • 8 years in business
  • 61 hires on Thumbtack
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donna e.
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I adopted my 2 year old dog Kayla only 3 months ago and Mike, along with help from his 2 wonderful dogs, has helped us reach several milestones: teaching her to get in the car, introducing her to the dog park experience, learning to walk on the leash, and most importantly, building up my confidence so I can help Kayla build up hers. I highly recommend his services.

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Gone to the Dogs
4.9
from 60 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 119 hires on Thumbtack
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Aijia Z.
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Theresa is doing great job on training my dog. She really loves dog. I can tell that she is fully engaged in training dogs. She treats dog as her little baby. I am very glad to have Theresa as my dog's trainer. She is patient and responsible. Both of I and my dog have learned a lot from her. Sprite learned to sit, down, and leave things. She becomes a polite puppy and starts to listen to my instruction. Although sometimes she is still a little bit hard to control, she had learned more that I have expected. I would like to keep touch with Theresa and let her teach Sprite more lessons. I am very appreciate for what Theresa have done.

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Training-U To Train Your Dog
4.8
from 106 reviews
  • 18 years in business
  • 218 hires on Thumbtack
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Annie S.
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Peter was fantastic and I recommend him wholeheartedly. He came to our home last evening to help my husband and I train our new puppy. I've never owned a dog before and was very confused about what to do. I had done some research online, but found conflicting information and was not confident about the best way to proceed with training, so I began searching for trainers and found Peter through thumbtack. He responded to my inquiry promptly and was available to come to our house the following night. Peter was incredibly patient and skillful with both me and my puppy. He has several decades of experience training dogs and volunteering in shelters. His positive attitude was very encouraging. He was generous with his time. Peter taught my husband and I several techniques and tricks to acclimate and train our puppy and answered all of our questions. Our puppy reacted to him and to his training methods immediately. We could see a difference right away. This morning I woke up to a much happier dog who I knew how to train. The progress is wonderful. Peter also recommended resources for us to continue our training and offered his services whenever we need extra help. His prices also cannot be beat.

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Hand 2 Paw Training
4.7
from 114 reviews
  • 28 years in business
  • 182 hires on Thumbtack
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Krystal I.
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I don't know where to begin. I spent a significant amount of time researching dog trainers in the Boston area and i finally came across Jennifer on this amazing website (Thumbtack). I contacted Jennifer and she was incredibly responsive and empathetic. I was having trouble with my dog who is a sweet 80 pound lab mix. I rescued him a week before i contacted Jennifer. He was 7 and a half years old and the sweetest angel in doors. Unfortunately and unbeknownst to me, he was very dog aggressive. It was incredibly frustrating and stressful to own a dog aggressive dog. With these feelings and emotions i called Jennifer and she was able to breathe peace into my situation. After talking with her for 15 minutes i felt relief. She spoke directly to my issue and gave me her assurance that there would be a remedy. The best part about meeting Jennifer is her rate [$45 a session and a free consultation the first session] and she came to my home! Being able to come to my home was essential because i could barely take my dog out without him wanting to attack another dog. Jennifer came to my home, she was super friendly and once again gave me a sense of peace that everything was going to be okay. Additionally, she laid everything out on the table. I cannot tell you how much I appreciated this and I am sure you will appreciate it too. She doesn't hide anything behind the curtains, she is extremely up front about what the dog is going to need and genuinely concerned about the well being of the dog in whatever problem he or she is having. My dog was very responsive and overall my experience was enjoyable and i got the results i was looking for. I would recommend Jennifer to anyone looking to train a dog in any capacity!!

All American K9 Academy
5.0
from 17 reviews
  • 16 years in business
  • 14 hires on Thumbtack
Rubie C.
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I have two dogs a German Shepherd and a husky they are both great dogs just needed help with more training in obedience after just one session both of my dogs are doing amazing and listening even better. Not only does he show you how to work with your dogs but he is a great person and willing to answer any question and he also doesn’t talk down to you or talk you like your stupid which was my experience with other trainers.

  • 26 years in business
  • 283 hires on Thumbtack
Josh P.
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Kathy breeds the best German shorthair pointer's I've ever seen. I have seen many different dogs throughout the years of Upland game hunting and hers by far the best around in New England. The male that I bought off of her is phenomenal in the field. I have and will continue to reference friends and people to Cady falls!

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The Pawsitive Experience
4.9
from 48 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 130 hires on Thumbtack
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Zack B.
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My wife and I rescued a 1.5 year old German Shepherd mix from a local shelter. We were referred to Sandy by the shelter, and couldn't be happier. This is our first pup, and Sandy has been a huge help. We started with the basics, such as simple commands like sit and stay. Now I can use hand targeting to direct her, command her to lay down on her blanket rather than trot to the door when we have guests. Oh, and walking my dog is now a pleasure, not a chore. 5/5, would recommend Sandy's services to anyone.

  • 8 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Nancy D.
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I trained my dog with Michelle and had a wonderful time with her. She workd with my dog from puppy all the way to Therapy Dog!!! We also do the drop in aggility classes with her and have a wonderful time.

Jezzie Paws Dog Training
4.9
from 17 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 18 hires on Thumbtack
Ashlie L.
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Jess has done an exceptional job helping us train our dog, Bruin. He is a 2yo German Shepherd that has anxiety and a ton of energy. We just finished our 6 week, private training lessons and are extremely thrilled at all of his progress and could not have done it without all of her help. We plan to sign up for more training with Jess to take it to the next level. I highly recommend Jess if you are looking for a trainer. She is extremely patient and so knowledgeable about dogs and very helpful.

Pooch Pawsitive
5.0
from 3 reviews
  • 16 years in business
  • 11 hires on Thumbtack
Heather R.
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Heidi is an excellent trainer. She not only clearly demonstrates what to do but explains why you are doing it that way. In just a couple of sessions my dogs are doing things I thought were impossible and my dogs have had 8 years of bad habits to correct.

ACTK9
4.7
from 20 reviews
  • 34 years in business
  • 59 hires on Thumbtack
Siobhan P.
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It's hard to know who to choose when hiring any professional. I have an 8 month old German Shepherd, and after doing much research trainers, I decided to go with ACT K9. I was so impressed from the very beginning! During the evaluation, I met John and Lindsey and 2 of John's dogs. I have never met more trained dogs in my life. John's interaction with them was amazing. A week later we started training my dog, Sasha. After one lesson, she was already learning to heel. We have only had 2 lessons so far, but Sasha is already listening so much better. John and Lindsey really know what they're doing. The training is as much for me as it is for my dog. I'm so happy I chose them!!!

  • 22 years in business
  • 6 hires on Thumbtack
Shelly S.
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We have been coming to Lynn for training our dogs, and us, for almost 20 years. She is the Best. We are grateful to Lynn for her excellent care, her love for dogs, patience and Kindness. She helps us have more confidence and better skills when training. Monday nights,our favorite time of the week, It's girls night out for our dog Izzy and me. Izzy is so happy training with Lynn. Her tail wags through the entire class. Lynn is always a phone call away for questions and advice. From 2 very happy students, Izzy and shelly. Thank you Lynn 🐾🐶💕

The Clever Canine, RI
4.5
from 6 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 12 hires on Thumbtack
Carolyn M.
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Katy was so sweet to our new puppy Rylie. Even though we are not new puppy owners, it was so helpful to really understand how to control their behaviors from a young age. She was very patient when sharing information on proper techniques to practice on a daily basis. I would highly recommend a few of the trainings to be one on one so you can ask questions and she can see your dogs training opportunities for future training sessions.

  • 23 years in business
  • 14 hires on Thumbtack
Maura H.
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I had been to other trainers, 3 actually, and no one could effectively help me with my dog. All I wanted was a dog I could take for a walk that woukdn’t Pull me down the street, other trainers used pinch and choke collars and my dog still pulled. Lee taught me in just two sessions how to get my dog to walk nicely...and she didn’t use any methods that hurt my dog. We (me and my dog) loved working with Lee and highly recommend her. Jill and “Brody”

  • 23 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Nancy A.
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Robin Billings is an experienced dog trainer. Robin has the innate ability to "read" your dog, and then she can help you understand how to train your dog. Robin's training methods are positive, not punitive. You and your dog will both enjoy having Robin instruct you - whether it you are training house manners or for the obedience ring.

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