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  • 12 years in business
  • 54 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 5 hours

Taylor H.

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Anna has been absolutely amazing! She is so understanding and so realistic about training. My dog has only been with her a little over a week and she has kept in great contact with me about his improvements. Highly recommend her service! Not only a great trainer but just a very reasonable person :)

Karl F.

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Anna and her team have been extremely capable and professional in identifying and applying the training requirements for our family hound dog. We could not be more satisfied with the whole Canine CoPilots Training Dog Training experience---kudos to Ann and her team. Karl & Andrea

Heidi M.

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Anna is professional in every way and very knowledgeable about Dog Training and bringing out the best in your dog. I would highly recommend Anna to anyone looking to push their dogs expectations!!

  • 4 years in business
  • 55 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 8 hours

Patty L.

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Jessica trained our puppy at her house for a week. She listened to all of our concerns and worked on all of them (plus a few extras!). We got daily updates and a lot of compliments about our puppy. When our puppy came back she was a different puppy....she was so well behaved! When Jessica brought our puppy back she took time teaching us how to continue the training. Before her we were at the point of thinking we could not have this puppy anymore. Now we have a well behaved and super sweet puppy that we will love for a lifetime (I say that as she is cuddling on my lap and my young kids lap!)

John F.

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We couldnt ask for more. Jessica and her team come over everyday. They let the dogs out and take them for a walk. The dogs are very happy, as are we. I would highly recommend their services. We are going to now sign the dogs up for her training class.

Jonathan C.

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This will be on going training for my Pup...Jessica quickly identified what was needed and saw and made me aware of some behavior issues but put me on the right track. Cant wait till the next session :-)

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  • 19 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 13 min
  • Waterford, MI

London H.

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My mini Aussie Toboe is just starting out with a combined agility/obedience menu of packaged lessons. The amount of time, hands on instruction, and quality facilities make Clever Canine an amazing value in terms of price. The lessons are fun, engaging, goal-oriented, and highly tailored for your specific needs. No more feeling like you're wasting money on group classes that don't even address your pup's specific concerns. I also personally connect with this training facility's philosophy concerning dog rearing, and its very important to find a trainer that understands what YOUR ideal future with your dog. My dog is essentially my child: I want him to be educated, know the boundaries of the world he lives in, and I want him to enjoy being my eternal companion. If you share similar ideals, this is the right trainer for you!

Karly S.

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They're awesome!! They did an amazing job with my dog and welcomed him into their program and household as if he were their own. They made me feel very comfortable with taking him and keeping him for two weeks at their stay and train program. While he was gone they kept in contact with me, sending me pictures and videos showing his progress and how he was doing. They travelled to my house to first meet myself and Tyson and they also made the trip again when it was time to bring him home. Very professional and great people to work with. I will definitely be boarding Tyson with them and when I get another dog she will be going to Clever Canine for their stay and train program!

Thumbtack Customer

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We have just begun puppy training but came away knowing this was a very positive experience for both the dogs and their owners. They let the puppies teach each other. What a concept! Amazing how well that works. There are several trainers around to help direct and instruct. We definitely recommend Clever Canine Dog Training.

  • 18 hires on Thumbtack
  • Clinton Township, MI

Mary A.

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Best groomer ever! Jesse expertly,professionally and gently groomed my 17 year old rescue mixed breed dog,Barnaby. Barnaby is a much loved member of our family and Jesse treated him as if he were her own dog! He is a bit frail at his senior age and Jesse was very gentle and understanding of his requirements. She is an expert and gave me professional advice on care for my dog's skin and coat. My dog was calm and comfortable during the entire grooming process. Barnaby and I are so glad to have met Jesse as our groomer and look forward to seeing her again!

Ginger O.

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Jesse was outstanding! I would recommend her to anyone.. She was very patient and with my dog that's necessary! Before I adopted my baby (Shilo), she was severely abused, so she has trust issues with ppl she doesn't kno, naturally. Jesse was wonderful with her. This was the first time Shilo has ever been professionally groomed and there was a lot to do. Jesse stayed until it was all done with no complaints and as I said total understanding of a over protective mommy! Thanks again Jesse! Ginger Oberhaus

Julie W.

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Jesse is not only nice and easy to talk to, she makes her training techniques easy to understand. She obviously knows and loves dogs. I trust her with my puppies training. Am very happy.

  • 11 years in business
  • 27 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 2 hours

Trina M.

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We adopted a dog from K9 Petz and we had an awesome experience! I worked with Randi exclusively and she was so great to work with...Lots of communication back and forth, very informative and explained what was required of us and what our new family member, Vinnie, needed in a home. She kept me informed every step of the process, allowed me to visit Vinnie several times, including visiting with our dog and kids to make sure everyone got along well. Randi was very up front about what was expected of us. I had an amazing experience adopting our Vinnie from K9 Petz and I would definitely recommend them to anyone looking to expand their family with a new pet!! We couldn't be happier!

Krystal M.

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Our entire experience was exceptional. Both our dogs and our family needed training. Our rescue German Shepard Dog was out of control. 2 weeks later we all have better habits. Still growing and learning. Love this place for training retail and grooming. Worth my hour drive. Thanks everyone

Bruce O.

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Extremely professional. My dog is behaving so much better. I would recommend to everyone

  • 10 years in business
  • 41 hires on Thumbtack
  • Rochester, MI

Lisa C.

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Sit Means Sit, Metro Detroit is amazing. Amy (and Nick) runs a fabulous training service. Everyone is friendly, knowledgeable and passionate about the work they do. The trainers are something to behold. They truly have a gift with dogs, and people alike. I've been to group class with 20 or so dogs and was still able to receive individual attention. I adopted a 4-year old Black & Tan Coon Hound/Great Dane mix and was rather scared that I might not be able to handle him in social settings because of his size. Luckily he was a fairly well-behaved dog when I adopted him, but he was in no way perfect. He took me for a kite ride across a neighbor's yard trying to chase a cat. It was then that I realized I needed help and called around. I took advantage of the at-home free demo and I was sold. I liked their attention-based training philosophy. It is a very positive approach and really helps reinforce the positive bond between dog and human. It also didn't hurt that from the moment the trainer walked up the driveway my dog was smitten with him. After one in-home session I was able to take him for a walk without fear. After two in-home sessions I was able to have him off-leash. I highly recommend Sit Means Sit, Metro Detroit. Your dog deserves it!

Rebecca M.

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Sit Means Sit changed our life!! 2 years ago we purchased an American Bull dog puppy who we thought would be a bundle of fun. I never thought such a sweet face would turn out to be a nightmare. Not only did she try to attack my little dog she also was just to out of control and strong to manage. I met Nick at a previous office I worked at and called him right up. They came out and I sent Bella away for 1 week and that's all it took for them to transform her into what we expected from her. The trainers have been nothing but a blessing and I tell everyone how amazing Sit Means Sit is. We will never have another dog without them. Its the best feeling in the world to have everyone tell me how well behaved my puppy is. My husband and I only use the best! Thank u Sit Means Sit!

Georgette S.

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For someone who said they will never get a dog again, Amy, Nick and Sit Means Sit met every expectation. So much so that we got a 2nd dog. I have the most well behaved 2 year old and when people see him they always comment! The puppy is getting there,, I say he is still in training. They made me realize that "we" are the ones who really need the training to succeed in having a well behaved dog. It has been such a joy. Thank you!!

  • 4 years in business
  • 10 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 12 min

Noel J.

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I had an appointment to put my dog down over two bites. I called Tony to see if there was anything I could do, he came out for a free evaluation this weekend and not only thought there was a chance, but that she was totally trainable. We started working together immediately. Strangely, I already see that she is responding to some of the techniques he taught me. He is worth every penny and, honestly, SUPER reasonable. I can't wait for our next appointment! The only thing that could be better is if he lived in my house so he could train the dogs 24/7!

Cassie D.

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I was very happy with Tony's training techniquies. I trust him with my pups and in my home. I loved the calm and confident energy that he has when working with dogs that aren't even his own. I would highly recommend him for training your dog for any need at all. I have a very large Great Pyreneese with some food agression and it has beeen amazing to see what just understanding the dog mantality will do for improving the living situation with you and your family dog.

Jesse B.

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We hired Tony because we had a vicious German Shepherd Dog and in 1 hour Tony broke our dog's willingness to attack anything and anyone. He is now calm submissive . Tony is an excellent dog trainer we highly recommend him.Tony said Ares was his hardest case to date. Thank you Tony we love you. You are very brave!

  • 17 years in business
  • 8 hires on Thumbtack
  • Mason, MI

Courtney T.

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First off, I don't think there are enough words to describe just how wonderful Alex was during this experience. I was going out of town for the holiday weekend and needed a pet sitter for my 2 adult cats and 2 kittens (fostering from ICAC). Alex was very responsive to my Thumbtack request and immediately made himself available by phone! He was VERY accommodating. We treat our pets like family, so I knew that we were asking for him to do a lot (4 cats is kinda annoying) and he was always so kind, considerate, understanding, and willing to go the extra mile! He texted me after each visit to give a re-cap (he also offers to just leave a summary at the end of the gig, so if you're not wanting to receive messages every day, that's fine too). He is also very thorough about getting information about the pets and their different needs (he offers a complimentary visit to get to know the animals before you book). You can tell he really knows his stuff and cares about making sure your pets are comfortable and well taken care of. Just to give a little perspective, we were in a bit of a hurry to leave and I mentioned very briefly that I had no more paper towel and that I was sorry! I came home from my trip to a whole roll of paper towel in my kitchen. When I said he goes the extra mile, I really meant it. His generosity is immediately noticeable. If you're going out of town or just looking for someone who will take extraordinary care of your pets at an extremely reasonable price, look no further than Alex at BusyPaws!

Hope W.

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Alex is very professional, prompt and I feel confident that once I place my dog in his hands, she will be well cared for by an experienced dog handler who cares for her like she is his own. Alex has a wide range of experience and is always willing to help with any problem. I highly recommend BusyPaws Dog Training.

Anna M.

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Alex was great! He asked lots of questions during the initial visit to get to know our dogs as much as possible! This made me very comfortable leaving them in his care! He was kind, courteous and worked with our schedule! I also got updates about how each visit went, will definitely be using him again!!

  • 6 years in business
  • Inkster, MI

Jay L.

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My experience with the Motor City K-9 Solutions was pretty amazing they were very detail with the structure of the program how it worked willing to answer any questions whenever I had them to make sure I was aware of what was going on at any time of the training. They even offered structure payments for me to fit into my budget which allowed me to get dogs trained sooner than later without an extra strain of a big payment. I recommend anyone and everyone to Motor City K-9 Solutions for all your dog training needs they get 2 Paws up from us!

Calvin N.

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Great experience with Motor City K9 the trainer knows exactly what he's doing.Whatever your dogs behavior issue is MCK9 will correct it,the sky's the limit with his wonderful training skill. I highly recommend taking your dog to them, from basic obedience to personal protection he can take any dog and change their whole attitude. MCK9 is one of the BEST!!!

Ali B.

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Steve is an awesome trainer!! I thought it was too late to get my dog trained but sure enough it was a smooth course!! Definitely would and will recommend Motor city k9 solutions to anyone that wants to get there pups trained not to mention the prices are amazingly low you won’t be disappointed.

  • 4 years in business
  • 15 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 19 hours

Maureen A.

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Chelsea picked up my dog and trained her for 30 days. My dog came back like a different girl! She has a true love for what she does and I felt like our girl was in great hands! So glad we chose Sidekicks!

Breanna B.

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It went grate. She was very nice and helpful. only wish I could of afforded for her to work with my dog more. she had a good price just more then what me and my husband could afford right now.

Tricia M.

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Chelsea was great to work with!! She knew how to handle the stubbornness of my little dog & what techniques to use.

  • 8 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 7 hours
  • Detroit, MI

Thumbtack Customer

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Friendly on the phone, Scheduled classes in the future, gave me a competitors name who will work with my young puppy until he's old enough for them. Thats how you get a customer

  • 20 years in business
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
  • Plymouth, MI

Maria D.

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Watching your dog master a command that you'd been working for five months in FIVE MINUTES...priceless.That is when you know you are in the presence of someone's professional.I first brought TJ to Mike at MDT as a rambunctious ill-mannered 10 month 90 lb German Shepherd. After taking a remote manners class, it was nice to be able to take him for walks and have friends over without worrying about someone getting knocked over. We came back to do the day camp to fine tune him and teach him to be more social with other dogs. In one week he has done a 180° turn and actually played with other dogs. I still can't believe the pictures! Meet Mike or Wendy or Kylie (or any of their wonderful trainers) and you will understand why we wouldn't take our big guy anywhere else.

Rose C.

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We attended some classes at MDT with Michael and Wendy in the summer of 2014. Our dog Casey has made leaps and bounds improvements in his behavior thanks to MDT!

Melissa G.

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Immediately we saw results! What are teaching is working.

  • 2 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
  • Brighton, MI

Corrie B.

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As first time dog owners, we would be lost without the Learning Dog Academy and Delores. Delores was a master at leading us through what to do with a new puppy. She customized a training plan for us based on our goals, life style, and individual needs. Having that specific training schedule made our transition with our puppy, Niko, made progress so much faster than a group class, and cost us less money in the long run. In addition, our whole family has learned and progressed together with sessions at our own home! Delores also has a wonderful style that makes us feel open about asking questions and is a joy to work with. I would very highly recommend the Learning Dog Academy!

Jo A.

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I highly recommend this dog trainer. She agreed to travel to my son's home to accommodate his crazy work schedule.

  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 10 hours
  • Mount Clemens, MI

Susan T.

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Have not started training yet, but was very impressed with the professionalism, their response, and his dog. Looking forward to working with th m.

  • 4 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 5 min

Claire M.

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Although our dog did not suffer from any particularly severe behavior problems, as first time dog owners, we thought it was prudent to get some experience in dog training. We decided to take Hannah's "Urban Manners" class. The basic goal of the class is to be able to walk with your dog in a downtown-esque area with ease. The price was very reasonable and the information we gained from the class was INVALUABLE. Our dog learned a lot of new skills: how to automatically sit whenever we stop walking, how to walk calmly at our side, how to calmly observe scary situations and then "check-in" with us to make sure everything is okay. Us humans learned even more information. We learned positive reinforcement training. Most importantly, we learned how to read our dog's body language. I can now read even subtle nuances in our pup's behavior. For instance, my dog has several different "sits" depending on how nervous he is. We also followed up with a few private lessons to deal with some triggers that make our dog a little nervous, and Hannah was also wonderful then too. It's clear that Hannah knows what she is doing, and she is a bona fide expert in reading dog body language. We highly recommend Hannah and Longsnouts!

  • 11 years in business
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
  • Redford, MI

About

I can provide solutions to your dog behavior issues, such as leash pulling, barking at people and other dogs, house training, and many other behavior issues that may occur in everyday life. I also enjoy stopping in and taking care of your pets while you are away. I can provide medications or treatments if necessary, provide walks, and of course food and water and play time! I am a licensed veterinary technician so I can provide medical care if needed. I am located around the 5 mile/ Inkster rd area, I would love to help you with your training or pet care needs!

  • 18 years in business
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 1 hours

Monique T.

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Mr. Cooper explained what we would be receiving with the dog training sessions.

About

I provide counseling to owners and aiding in behavioral modification of their dogs through positive reinforcement. There are no shocks or prong collars used anytime. We have 15 years of experience via grooming, dog day care management, training and behavioral modification counseling training. My philosophy is that there are no bad dogs; they just need the right teacher.

About

Services we offer: - Individualized dog training to meet your lifestyle needs - Doggy daycare and extended stay We offer doggy daycare and extended dog sitting services in my home. The rate is $20 to $30 per day. Visitation to your home is by special request, and pricing varies upon the needs. We offer private dog training in your home or public place, new puppy lifestyle training, behavior issues correction, and general obedience. Our rates vary by needs, but start at $50 and up per session. We are serving metro Detroit, Flint, and Lapeer.

  • Clinton Township, MI

About

I love all animals and take the very best care of them. I'm patient, very timely, and very reliable. I have been taking care and training dogs since I was a child. I would love to give your dog my professional expertise. I will be loving your dog like a child.

About

I can walk or pet sit any type of dog. I have experience in watching and pet sitting my and my family's dogs.

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“Need a Dog Trainer for a Dog Obedience”

Freeport, MI

Dog training type
Obedience, Assistance / disabilities
Dog age(s)
Puppy
Dog size
Large
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7 month old doberman with socialization problems, particularly with other dogs. Would like to be able to train her to be my service dog eventually.
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“Need a Dog Obedience Trainer”

Battle Creek, MI

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Hello, My husband an I were wondering how much you charge for your training sessions? We have an almost 8 month old puppy. She knows sit, stay, eyes ( make eye contact with us). We are working on walking on a leash loosely, down, and come. Which class would you recommend? Thanks
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Kalamazoo, MI

Dog training type
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Dog age(s)
1-2 years
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I am dealing with a dog who will be a year on11-6, I have had the dog for about 2 months. I am having aggression problems with him. It started out with food but now he is becoming aggressive while he is resting. He gets agitated if he is laying on me and I try to move him. Or if I go to pet him while sleeping. I have tried to do some training with him, asking him to "stay" and "leave it" while putting a piece of food on the ground. He will do this but will snarl at me. Once he stops and looks at me I will give him a treat. During this time he will do a submissive urination.
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