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  • 8 years in businuess
  • 322 hires on Thumbtack
  • Jenison, MI 49428

Michael G.

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Mary has been great so far! Looking forward to the next two sessions. She has great command with our dog and is an excellent teacher to the dog owner!

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  • 5 years in businuess
  • 25 hires on Thumbtack
  • Stanwood, MI 49346

Julie L.

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Karen did an amazing job figuring out our fearful "hoarder" rescue dog. Lefty is now traveling by car and going to the dog park - an entirely new experience for him - and he is stretching his horizons day by day. We are so excited to see that he might just be able to do normal dog things!!!

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  • 2 years in businuess
  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
  • Grand Rapids, MI 49546

Brianna N.

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She gave us a ton of helpful information and tips for a very low rate. We were able to start using the knowledge to train our dogs easily. She is very flexible with schedules - I recommended her to my friends who also hired her. I recommend!

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  • 48 years in businuess
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
  • Defiance, OH 43512

Courtney H.

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After just one hour of Cheryl working with my dog, he was behaving better than ever! His barking around my apartment building has decreased drastically, and he's improving every day thanks to the training she gave both him and me! Great experience!

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MondouCu

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  • 19 years in businuess
  • 1 hires on Thumbtack
  • Grand Rapids, MI 49504

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Dog training from basic obedience through serious problem resolution. We are the whole dog trainers and use time honored methods to work with you and your dog by building the relationship between you and your dog. Occasionally we offer group training, CLUB membership is open upon invitation (we must meet you and your dog prior to making this decision) and private training is available to those in need. We offer real world life training, If your dog is dog aggressive, dog reactive, under-socialized, or you simply want a bond with your dog that is deeper and more reliable than you ever could imagine, contact me.

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  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
  • Grand Rapids, MI 49505
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LifeLine takes each dog where it is. We do not claim any one right training technique. Instead with use our knowledge to work with a dog in ways specific to his/her needs. LifeLine also views each working relationship as a lasting one. This is not just a fast food line that we may or may not ever see you again. We work long term with each individual as needed. Working with the dogs is a way to connect with people. People don't always know how to break the ice and have relationships. Working with the dogs builds a trust level that can help break that ice naturally and serve to help us connect on a level deeper than that of sales person and consumer.

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  • 1 hires on Thumbtack
  • Grand Rapids, MI 49546
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It's a great honor to be able to work with and understand animals. My goal is to create a balance between obedience and companionship. I believe that pet's learn best in a comfortable environment which is why I prefer to work with my clients one on one in their homes. I love success and the infinite bond between a pet and their owner, which becomes stronger after behavior shaping.

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  • 1 hires on Thumbtack
  • Lowell, MI 49331
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I stand out from others because I dedicated my life to dogs and excelled in dog training and dog care, starting from scratch to World Championship level competitions and training. We also built our State of the Art facility near the town in Country setting where dogs can enjoy nature. I love dogs and animals in general, so every day I do what I love. Interacting with different type of dogs, play, training, etc

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  • 32 years in businuess
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
  • Battle Creek, MI 49037

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With my unique training method, dogs are not made to submit or taught to only listen with a treat. I can get your dog happily listening to you for your love and praise. I allow all dogs the option to decide to be right, and because of that, they will work with a wagging tail. I proved a 12 week old puppy can be trained the same as a 2 year old dog, and that playing obedience is just as fun as playing ball! I learn something new everyday. Nothing in my job is boring, whether it's training a 12 week old puppy to have manners, or saving the life of an aggressive dog by teaching them to love and trust people.

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Dogs Bay, Inc.

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  • Holland, MI 49423
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We offer award-winning dog boarding service at Dogs Bay Country Club for Dogs. Guaranteed training and professional grooming services also available. We have a brand-new doggie daycare facility.

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Duck Creek Kenneld

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  • Allegan, MI 49010
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Duck Creek Kennels is a small breeding and training kennel in Allegan, MI. We offer in-home training classes for pet obedience. We also occasionally have Labrador Retriever puppies, and started dogs for pets, competition, and hunting companions.

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  • Grand Rapids, MI 49548
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The Well Mannered Dog Center’s fantastic facility in Greater Grand Rapids, Michigan, offers outstanding dog daycare, boarding, dog classes and events. We offer dog daycare, boarding and classes in Grand Rapids. Dog lovers have a deep desire to talk dog and spend time with others who feel the same way. That is just what The Well-Mannered Dog Center was created to provide. The facility is designed to be used as a base for the many area dog training clubs, breed clubs, 4-H clubs and all citizens who enjoy the company of their canine companions. It’s a place to play, learn, compete, and network with dog-loving kindred spirits. During our daytime hours, we focus on canine daycare and exercising our boarding dogs. Our nights are filled with competitive action. Our indoor areas are large enough to simultaneously handle three separate training classes and a regulation-sized agility course. This translates into plenty of indoor space, so people can ‘drop in’ for a few hours in the evening for play, to practice, attend classes or even join a flyball league. Flyball is a furious relay sport for teams of four and their dogs. The competition is ‘ruff’ and is a great spectator sport as well. Dog Daycare When you are away from home, do you often worry about your canine companion alone waiting for you, and wish there was a dog daycare facility where they could receive some attention and healthy activity? At The Well-Mannered Dog Center of Grand Rapids, our dog daycare staff members are ready to tire out your pet, so you don’t have to. Our staff of canine professionals knows that dogs are social critters who crave interaction with people and other pets. At our dog daycare, canine play groups are matched to size and personality. Seventy-five clean and safe kennels provide feeding space and quiet rest time in between rollicking play periods in our large indoor and outdoor areas under the watchful eyes of our staff. We screen all prospective four-legged clients to ensure that they can get along with other dogs. We insist that dogs be spayed or neutered, current on their vaccinations, and on regular flea and tick maintenance programs. Pets found to be ill or with fleas will be quarantined and held for the day at an additional charge. Classes Beginning obedience dog classes are geared to our clients who want more control and a stronger team work bond with their companion canines. Our goal is to enable our clients to handle their dogs in all situations, indoor and outdoor, with confidence. Obedience dog classes are an excellent beginning step for having a well-mannered dog, and can serve as ground work towards advanced performance AKC and UKC competition dog classes. At The Well Mannered Dog of Grand Rapids, our obedience dog classes refine the control behaviors to a faithful level of execution. Beginning obedience dog classes are offered only in a group setting because we know that a group class will yield the best results, as it provides the distractions of the other clients and their companions. Agility dog class provides a positive approach to agility training. Control and accuracy will be emphasized while introducing you and your dog to AKC and international style obstacles. The well-mannered dog freestyle dog classes combine tricks and basic dog obedience to form a musical routine you and your dog perform together. Big or small, formal obedience skills or not, all dogs can do this! Freestyle is a great exercise and fun for both you and your canine partner. Whether you just want to have fun in your own living room, entertain at a local nursing home or get out and compete, freestyle dog classes are a great way to build a wonderful relationship with your dog with a focus on fun, fun, fun!

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Adams K-9 LLC

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  • Allendale, MI 49401
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A balanced dog is a happy dog. We offer dog and puppy training, behavior modification, and aggression intervention. Love your dog, and love his behavior. We believe that dogs should behave at home and in public. We can help you reach these goals.

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Whiskers University

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  • Grand Rapids, MI 49512
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Whiskers University has training for all stages of your dog’s development plus a wide variety of sports and activities. We offer personalized options to work on particular training needs or issues. Six-week group classes are also available for puppies, adolescent and adult dogs, advanced skills, agility, rally, and scentology. Whiskers University's trainers are highly qualified, each with their own unique talents and a thorough dedication to helping you achieve success at both ends of the leash. We service the West Michigan area.

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Coach Dog Obedience

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  • 22 years in businuess
  • Grand Rapids, MI 49534
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I offer dog training. I work with families to keep their pets, from puppies to senior dogs, in their forever homes. I have background in obedience training. I have been teaching group and individual classes for 15 years. I am familiar with AKC, UKC, cgc, agility, rally, nose work, therapy dogs and service dogs. I structure lessons around what works for the dogs and their owners. I consider myself as a positive and motivational trainer. I motivate the dogs to do what we ask of them. I can train all breeds and sizes. I will teach control and correction when needed. Sometimes you have to control situations and break bad habits before new learning can be fun.

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Fred's Dog Training

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  • Holland, MI 49424
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I can help train your pet with the basics for obedience or we can help train your dog as a service dog.

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  • 2 years in businuess
  • Grand Rapids, MI 49525
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Hello! If you are looking for a dog trainer, walker or pet sitter, you've found the right person. I love working with dogs, cats and other animals. I have experience caring for groups of dogs of different temperament and breeds. I have pet sit for families with multiple dogs and pets. I am comfortable working with both puppies and elderly dogs. I have worked with energetic, nervous, aggressive, dominant dogs and dogs with other temperaments. I provide canine services at customer's location, emphasizing on walking and behavior. If you have an energetic dog I can give walks and engage him/her with training and games. I am willing to travel to offer pet sitting services in the comfort of your pet's own home. I will work with you to find what is best for you and your pet.

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Browse these dog trainers with great ratings from Thumbtack customers in Grand Rapids, MI.

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  • 8 years in businuess
  • 322 hires on Thumbtack
  • Jenison, MI 49428

Michael G.

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Mary has been great so far! Looking forward to the next two sessions. She has great command with our dog and is an excellent teacher to the dog owner!

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“Need a Dog Trainer for Obedience and Behavioral Modification”

Plainwell, MI

Dog training type
Obedience, Behavioral Modification
Dog age(s)
Puppy
Dog size
Large
Details
hi my name is karlee we got a doberman in the end of july ever since my dad got deployed to africa he has been showing signs of aggresion and has been going to the bathroom inside he has also been running away my dad said if hes not better by the time he gets home we will have to get rid of him
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“Need a Dog Trainer”

Vicksburg, MI

Dog training type
Behavioral Modification
Dog age(s)
3-4 years
Dog size
Large
Details
my dog is deaf / white boxer
$135
Average price
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“Need a Dog Trainer for 2 Dogs for Obedience and Behavior Modification”

Wyoming, MI

Dog training type
Obedience, Behavioral Modification
Dog age(s)
1-2 years, 3-4 years
Dog size
Medium, Large
Details
Apartment living dogs, both dogs cannot be off leash. Since being neutered in January, 3 year old husky/lab mix is showing aggression towards other male dogs.
$40
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