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  • 26 years in business
  • 260 hires on Thumbtack
Julie G.
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I am giving 5 stars because she did a very amazing job with my dog, she was rescued and needed to get GROOMED ASAP! She was really matted, she had about 4 inches of thick fur coat. Cathy had the patience and did a lovely job. I definitely will keep using her for my dogs grooming. She dematted my dog and now she’s running around happy. Thank You! I appreciate the fact you came in less than a 24hr notice. Reasonable price as well.

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Training-U To Train Your Dog
4.8
from 104 reviews
  • 18 years in business
  • 211 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Hani K.
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Peter was a great trainer. He arrived early in the morning and we immediately set out to train my three month old puppy. He uses a lot of positive re-enforcement methods and showed us how to begin training a puppy. He gave us the basics and demonstrated how to use them. He's very patient and knows how to get into the mind of dogs! He also gave us a lot of tips on how to potty train, discipline, reward and followed up with me the next day. We have already seen results in many areas. I would highly recommend Peter to help you with training your dog or puppy

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K9 Positive Training
4.8
from 37 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 70 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Coral S.
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Courtney is a very positive trainer that always goes out of her way to help me and my Service Dog in training. I learn lots of new things from her. If it weren't for her, I don't know what I would do since it is much harder than it seems to raise and train your own Service Dog. With Courtney at K9 Positive Training, we think finishing Kodak's training as a Service Dog is possible.

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  • 8 years in business
  • 60 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
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.

Reckless Adventures
4.9
from 14 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 15 hires on Thumbtack
Karen M.
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We were thrilled with our experience with Reckless Adventures. Joan is very dependable, thorough and most of all - a dog lover. I was able to relax on my vacation because I trusted that she was dependable. When we got back our dog was very happy (and tired from lots of walking!) Highly recommend.

Pawtastic Pet Care
5.0
from 7 reviews
  • 20 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Ellen S.
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Tammi has taken excellent care of my dogs and cat. She goes above and beyond to be sure they don't miss you too much. She did a great job caring for my elderly dog who needed increased care and clean up!

The Clever Canine, RI
4.4
from 5 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 11 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.

All American K9 Academy
5.0
from 11 reviews
  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
Bob G.
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In a very short period of time, Steve was able to teach myself and my dog, Oozie, several new commands that we’ve been trying to learn for weeks, with treats and clickers...If you are looking for a real dog lover and professional trainer, Steve is your guy!

  • 23 years in business
  • 14 hires on Thumbtack
Sandy O.
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Lee was extremely knowledgeable on dog training methods and helped me with training my fearful and reactive dog. I love that all of her methods are force free and positive and that she doesn't use punishment as a means of training behavior. Lee goes above and beyond in the time she gives you in helping to train your dog and makes sure that in between sessions you have things to practice to continue with the training. She was also full of helpful tips and suggestions about keeping my dog active and busy (and therefore keep him out of trouble) when we couldn't go outside during the long cold spell we had this past winter. I would highly recommend Lee for helping with any issues you may be having with your dog!

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.

Tail Waggin' Dog Training
4.7
from 3 reviews
  • 24 years in business
  • 9 hires on Thumbtack
Susie M.
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Heather was very informative and provided excellent training documentation. we discussed Sammy's issues and she explained how to handle them. she was very patient to listen to my litany of the problems Sammy and I have. Sammy is finicky and will not eat regularly. Heather explained that until Sammy's eating habits improved, his obedience will lag as well. we are having marked improvement as we continue to work on both. he's doing much better, thanks Heather! ciao! Susie and Sammy

Common Sense K9
5.0
from 12 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 10 hires on Thumbtack
Andrea V.
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No bones about it. Chelsea is the pack leader. She trains dogs without treats & without the use of E-collares. I was blown away when on our second lesson she came into my house of 5 dogs & within 10 minutes all my bone heads were sitting down together QUIETLY and looking up at us. I would have never thought it possible never-ending in just 10 minutes. Then she proceeded to bring her service dog into my house without my dogs ever meeting him. They did not make a peep & sat to meet him. It was like the Twilight Zone. This can't be my dogs!@#? As dog parents, we tent to let a lot slip. We are not in control. We are not being the "PACK LEADER " This is hard for us but it is also confusing for our dog's. They have to know who is the boss. Chelsea will teach you that. Just remember, she can teach you the way, but you must become the "PACK LEADER " she can not do it for you. She will always be by your side but it is up to you to guide your dog down that path. Chelsea is the only person I would trust to do that with me.

  • 6 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Hailey G.
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Auntie Maggs does a lot of fun activities and training with all the dogs. She is very sweet, caring & will help anybody who needs it. My dog loves her and always comes home so happy from being with Maggie, thank you so much for everything you have taught her & will teach her in the future! Keep it up, you're the best!

  • 4 years in business
  • 6 hires on Thumbtack
Ken V.
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As I type this our dog is here for the weekend we have used Erin before she is awesom yogi has fun we get updates every day with pictures highly recommend!

Gentle Hands Pet Sitting
5.0
from 1 review
  • New on Thumbtack
Susan S.
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We have four very demanding dogs whom we are very close to. Travel was always a problem because they would stress terribly upon our departure and remain unhappy. The house and dogs were a mess upon our return. NOT with Brenda of Gentle Hands!!!!!! We come home to Happy kids. You could tell each were paid personal attention and love. The house did not smell of stressed dogs!! They were mad we left but had fun while we were gone. Brenda even drew some of the shyness out of one our kids. She now participates more with the herd. Thank You Brenda!!

  • New on Thumbtack
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I do dog walking by the half hour or hour. I do individual walks for weekly rates. I do daytime or night time check in. I can do pet taxi. I can do house sitting.

  • New on Thumbtack
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I love dogs and taking care of them! I am a dependable and responsible dog walker. I would gladly walk anyone's dog, and I am flexible with hours!

  • New on Thumbtack
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Hello. My name is Tara. I walk dogs with my sister, depending on the breed of dog (big or small), wild or calm.

  • New on Thumbtack
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I love dogs! I can do afternoons, mornings and most evenings as well as holidays. I have great references and very reasonable prices.

  • New on Thumbtack
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I teach dog owners how their dog's mind works, and how to connect to the dog in a way it understands. I teach the dog owner how to be an effective pack leader so the dog will follow the owner out of respect, not because they have food treats.

  • New on Thumbtack
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I started walking a friend and family dog. Now, I think I should get paid for it, so this why I started.

Actual Requests

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Need a Dog Trainer

Warwick, RI

  • Dog training type
    Obedience
  • Dog age(s)
    5 or more years
  • Dog size
    Large
  • Details
    I have been rescuing greyhounds for years. I just recently fostered(process of adopting) a 5 y.o female Katie. Very well behaved but shy EXCEPT when playing- loud, constant excitable barking. Would love for her to play fetch without constant barking, would love to run with her without barking.
  • $79
    Average price

Need a Dog Trainer

Boston, MA

  • Dog training type
    Obedience, Guard / Protection, Sports / hunting
  • Dog age(s)
    Puppy
  • Dog size
    Small
  • Details
    The breed is a past valley dog that should arrive in 2 weeks time and is currently 7 weeks old. Just wanted to know when should I start training him and if so how much do the private sessions cost?
  • $75
    Average price

Need a Dog Trainer

Lunenburg, MA

  • Dog training type
    Obedience
  • Dog age(s)
    1-2 years
  • Dog size
    Small
  • Details
    My Duff is rescued stray male Scottie; have made good progress with obedience. He was neutered at 1 1/2 but still continues to mark. Very dominant, but v good with humans.
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