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  • 25 years in business
  • 19 hires on Thumbtack
  • Danville, NH 03819


Susan has been handling and training our dogs for the breed ring since 1994. During that time, she has shown our dogs to over 20 US and international championships including a GCH, and the FCI World Champion. (There is only one per breed per year.) She has helped us evaluate litters as well. She has always been generous not only with her skills but her knowledge. We look forward to continuing to work with her.

  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
  • Harpswell, ME 04079


Our dog Baylor just returned from 5 days with Evan. Baylor responded so well to him and it was encouraging to see how trainable Baylor can be. Now we just need to use the training tools at home so Baylor responds to our commands as well as he did to Evan. I would highly recommend Evan for any dog training.

  • 2 years in business
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
  • Beverly, MA 01915

Maura M.

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He came to the house to work with our dog, Toby, and I. Toby is shy and wary of strangers, but Kyle was patient and won him over. Kyle gave me several pointers that have helped to address the issues that I had.

  • Malden, MA 02148


We adopted our puppy, Bailey, in May 2011 at 3 months old and immediately started looking for a trainer. What I loved most about Zen Dog training is that they offer in home one-on-one training unlike some other places I had looked into. They also offered night/weekend training which was exactly what we needed. Also, the initial phone consultation was a great preview of what to expect. We signed up for the Perfect Pup package that gave us two visits lasting 2 hours each. Definitely worth it! We had Nayiri who was an absolute joy to work with. You could tell she had a great love for dogs! As soon as she entered our home and Bailey raced to 'greet' (i.e. jump on) her she was in training mode yet was still able to do the initial meet/greet with us. Nayiri took the time to listen to our specific concerns as well as tell us about common puppy issues and what to expect since this was the first time either of us had a dog under the age of 1. Nayiri showed us fun ways to teach Bailey common commands and how to advance once he got the hang of it. It was great that there wasn't a cookie cutter program; everything was tailored to what we wanted to achieve. We received great training material as a reminder once she left as well as access to their online site with an abundance of training videos and info for all stages of a dog’s life. Nayiri was extremely flexible in terms of setting up the follow up appointment which we had to reschedule on our end a couple of times due to work conflicts. Naryiri was available through email for any follow up questions/concerns we had and responded quickly with advice which was helpful as we continued our training. The follow up meeting was great. We were able to discuss all the things that had happened with training and what we still needed to work on. Nayiri also gave suggestions on some next steps she thought Bailey was ready for. We recommend her to anyone who would like to train their dog and will definitely keep her info handy just in case we feel the need for additional training in the future. We definitely lucked out finding this service!

  • Nashua, NH 03063


Field Dog Training for the beginner or veteran hunter who is tired of yelling or chasing after your dog. Simple, easy, no nonsense training to get your dog under control and be proud to show off. Specialized training programs can be structured to fit your individual training needs or to address problems or concerns.

  • 7 years in business
  • 6 hires on Thumbtack
  • Byfield, MA 01922


Friends again dog training has helped me build my confidence with walking my dogs! I was surprised to see how much they could learn.

  • 10 years in business
  • Danvers, MA 01923


Paws for Praise is a positive dog training facility in Danvers, MA. We offer puppy and dog training classes from basic manners through specialty classes, such as Rocket Recall, Polite Leash Walking, Tricks Class, and more. Our training uses modern, science-based, force-free methods that are easy to learn, family friendly, and dog friendly. The environment at Paws for Praise is congenial and non-competitive, and classes are generally kept small to ensure lots of personal attention for each dog and handler. We use no correction collars. Our techniques meet or exceed standards established by the Pet Professional Guild and the American Veterinary Society of Animal Behavior. Our classes are terrific for the well rounded pet dog and for dogs that want foundation skills they can build on as they go on to canine sports or other pursuits. Make a tail wag! Train at Paws for Praise.

  • 30 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
  • Eliot, ME 03903


I am a dog trainer and behavior consultant using the Tellington method and clicker training as two of my positive reinforcement training programs. I do workshops, classes and private sessions, and work with problem behaviors such as leash pulling, barking, biting, and fearful and anxious dogs. I work with all animals from horses to hedgehogs. I provide pet sitting, house sitting, and in-our-home pet care.

  • 8 years in business
  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
  • Sandown, NH 03873


Welcome to A2Z Dog Training - where pack leaders are born and developing well-behaved and well-balanced dogs is the ultimate goal! You have a lot of choices when it comes to selecting who will train your dog, so why select us? We are professional dog trainers that relate to Cesar Milan's concept of rehabilitating dogs and training the owners, first from NH to go to the Dog Psychology Center in California to Train with Cesar Millan and his team of trainers Cheri Lucas and Brian Agnew. Training a dog will eliminate problems, including the following: * Excessive barking * Digging and chewing * Jumping up, over excitement * Pulling on lead, not coming when called * General lack of obedience

  • 33 years in business
  • 1 hires on Thumbtack
  • Provincetown, MA 02657


After 25 years of training Doberman and other breeds, several people had noticed how obedient these dogs were and had asked for my help with training their dogs. All these years, I was just training my own dogs and helping others. I had thought about becoming a professional dog trainer but just continued to help others; then years later, two different situations, both having rescue dogs came up and, in one case, I heard that they were going to put their dog down. I had, reading this, understood that this was an aggressive dog that was biting family members as well as their other dog among several other complications. The next day, I came to help in this emergency situation and had then come to realize that there is a need for my dog training services. Now, I'm charging for my dog training and counseling services, as I come with several years of vast experience in training dogs and helping individuals and families with their dogs of all ages. I do have experience, from puppies to adult dogs, in several breeds. I have worked with basic training/obedience training and from simple to advanced tracking, working dogs as well as guard dogs. I have coached on several simple tricks that many wanted their dogs to learn. There are many basic training methods as well as training tools, and each breed is different, so they learn and understand differently. Some are slow learners; some are fast, and some are easily distracted. Others are more eager to learn. Every dog is special and unique with different abilities, and it is up to you to bring this out and challenge him, but first you must understand your dog at hand. I am training dogs in and outside of the family home and business. You will learn how to understand your dog as your dog will learn to understand you. This will give a happier, comfortable relationship, and the earlier you get your dog into training, the better. Look at it as habits; there are good habits, and there are bad habits, and you know the saying, "Habits are hard to break." Well, with a good dog trainer, these bad habits can be changed to different positives, and a good trainer will explain in detail or give you some different options. I offer the following: * Tools You will learn the difference between the tools and what will best suit your dog for the situation at hand. I use the basic to advance training tools. Remember, every breed is different as are all the situations, so the right tools for your dog will make the difference. * Tips and tricks Every trainer has his/her methods in training and his/her reasons. I look at several details beyond the dogs, and along the way, there are tips and tricks that you will learn to speed up the training; in most cases, it takes a bit of understanding of your dog. Most of these tips and tricks are very simple; however, some are advanced. Some might depend on how far you want to go with your dog training. I use the three-stage training. * Puppy, basic and advanced, includes the following: - Puppy - Barking - Biting - Jumping - Temperament - Crate training - Come, sit, stay, and heal Basic training completes the first stage of all the above training and a preparation for advance training. Advanced training includes the following: - Service Dog - Seeing Eye Dog - Danger Alarm - Rescue Dog - Warning Dog - Working Dog - Guard Security - Tracking Dog - Sports and Agility - Hunting Dog - Obedience - Pack Training For three-language training, all training is explained and shown in three different languages for your dog to understand and you to communicate. I teach many different tricks. Many simple tricks can lead to an advanced training. There are so many tricks out there; some will amaze your friends, you and your family. The following are a few tricks: - Tracking Tricks - Silly Tricks - Parlor Tricks - Useful Tricks - Jumping Tricks - Agility Tricks - Circus Tricks - Magic Tricks - Kids Tricks - Emergency Tricks - Tricks for Kids and many more For tools, I teach what to use and what not to use. Situations are all different. I use adjustable whistles. There is a free downloadable. I recommend remotes. Remember, do not take advice from just anyone. You can look at training like a chess game; there are strong moves and weak moves, which lead to good and bad habits. Being consistent with your commands and following the same patterns, such are when to eat and when to go out, your dog will know. Keep it simple as it is best for your dog to understand. I like to keep commands short and direct to the point, and you must be consistent. Patience and understanding every breed is different in situations and environments. Hopefully, some of these tips help you, and I wish you the best in relation with your best friend.

  • 14 years in business
  • Concord, NH 03301


Spirit of the Okami (wolf) is here to bring positive reinforcement dog training for you and your furry family member. While the first steps in training is using a clicker I also teach clients how to move away from the clicker and only a verbal cue is used. Spirit of the Okami also offers Dog walking, Pet sitting and stop ins.

  • 7 years in business
  • Exeter, NH 03833


We offer pet boarding and doggie daycare. Long and short term We offer full-service grooming. We have on-going training in all aspects: puppy, agility, manners, etc. Our customers like the friendly and caring way we take care of their pets. We also take care of difficult pets and pets that have to go somewhere while there owner is in the hospital, at reduced rates. We offer pet walking and pet sitting at your home. We offer house and farm sitting and take care of the animals.We have the experience to back us up.

  • Portsmouth, NH 03801


We work with puppies and dogs from eight weeks old. Our methods are punishment-free, easy to learn and fun for you and for your dog. We welcome clients with children. Kids are natural trainers. Our goal is to build the best relationship between you and your dog.


From puppy kindergarten through advance competition classes, we can provide all levels of training. We are committed to help you build a healthy relationship with your canine friend. Our training includes: • Agility • Rally • Canine good citizen • Manners and more Day and evening classes are available. We only use positive motivational training methods to acquire a tail-wagging working attitude. Our classes are held in a heated and fully matted facility. During the summer months, some of the classes are held outside in a fenced outdoor ring on the grass.

  • Plaistow, NH 03865


We offer individual and group dog training classes: rally, obedience, manners, and more. We are a Canine Good Citizen evaluator. We also provide therapy dog and canine life skills training. We offer group lessons in Raymond NH, and private lessons at your home or on the road.

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Bedford, NH

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My dog, Winnie, is a pit bull mix, and probably a little more than a year old. I adopted her last October after she'd been left overnight tied to a tree outside a friend's apartment. She's very playful and incredibly affectionate with family members, but really nervous around strangers, especially men. So mainly, I'd like to teach her to keep calm and not bark at men we encounter when out walking. Three other, less major behaviors I'd like to address with training are: - Greeting people politely: learning not to jump up on us whenever we get home. - Not mouthing/nipping when playing (with people, not dogs): she’s gotten a lot better at this, but still does it when really excited. - Being less attention-seeking: When I’m at home and too busy to play, she’ll whine and keep dropping toys into my lap/jumping on me even after I tell her to go lie down.
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