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  • 32 years in business
  • 183 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 4 hours

Nichelle C.

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We had such a great time working with Earl and our new dog Riley. Earl was very helpful in showing us what was necessary to keep Riley from walking us, instead of us walking her! She is already showing signs of improvement and Earl's promise to be our lifelong trainer makes me feel very confident that we'll have his guidance and help every step of the way! I personally have never had a dog before, so and I was nervous about training her incorrectly (as new dog owners so often do). After our session with Earl I feel confident and ready to help our new addition become the best doggy she can be! I would definitely recommend Earl's services to anyone looking for some assistance on training their dog--young or old!

Diane H.

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I'm just amazed at how quickly our puppy and older dog responded to his commands. I love that he is available at any time to help us if a problem arises with our dog training. Highly recommend !

Haley J.

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Earl is great! He was flexible when I needed to reschedule which was nice. I learned a lot about training my dog and learned some health facts. Definitely recommend!

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  • 3 years in business
  • 41 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 58 min

Zack C.

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Just booked Melissa for our first training session this week! We have a brand new red standard poodle Arri and my boyfriend and I are very new to training the dog. We decided to go with Melissa because she uses positive reinforcement for training and this is really what we wanted for our dog (plus her rates are unbelievably good!) Melissa has been willing and eager to work with us from day one. She has addressed all of our concerns over phone and promptly answered our emails (I even sent her an entire list of things I wanted to accomplish and she has taken the time to read it, notes and all!) She showed up at our session this Monday and immediately got to work. Our dog was very taken with her and you could really tell Arri was actually having fun! She left us with specific things to work on this week and even when I had concerns on my own, she addressed them on the phone. I am so very excited to see where these training sessions will go and how Melissa will help us mold Arri into the dog of our dreams! Will write another review to post his progress!

Chad C.

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Melissa is AWESOME! We brought home a brand new puppy, that spent 3 weeks with her first, and our new puppy knows how to sit, stay, not chew on things she shouldn't, and goes to the door when she needs to potty. She sent us updates with her progress, and posted many videos on her Facebook page for us to check out. Excellent communication with Melissa! We would highly recommend her to anyone looking for puppy and/or dog training! Thank you soooo much Melissa! Chad and Jennifer Cross

Melissa M.

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Melissa went above and beyond to help us with our puppy! She even picked up and dropped off our pet and stayed to work with us at the end of the week, on how to continue our dog's training. I like that Melissa works with your dog in her home to train them on manners that you will need in the household. She was very patient, positive, and effective. We now have a much better mannered pooch, thanks to Melissa!

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  • 4 years in business
  • 26 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 1 hours

Lindsey R.

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Cindy has been caring for my fur child for several years now. My dog is very skittish and does not typically take to new people easily. She was very comfortable with Cindy, which in turn puts me at ease. To say that Cindy is an animal lover would be an understatement. She goes to great lengths to insure the utmost care for my dog. Cindy is reliable and as a busy pet owner I greatly appreciate it. She offers in home care, drop offs/pick ups, etc. I highly recommend Cindy.

Pam M.

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Cindy is amazing and my dog loves her. She is reliable, personable and flexible around my schedule. I especially like the way she communicates through notes each visit including how the walk went and how my dog was feeling that day. Highly recommend her for dog care...the BEST!

Emily G.

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Cindy is great to work with! My dog loves her walks, and I appreciate her being able to work my dog in for a last minute walk.

  • 16 years in business
  • 32 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 7 min

Callie F.

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These guys are great! They leave journal and write in it every day so I know how my pup did on walk/visit. Show up on time. Very responsive and okay with last minute changes. I also used their obedience training for my dog and we are improving every day!

Martin B.

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Did great here! They walk my husky every day now and he hasn't had an accident since we started. They are very specific on the times they come which helps keep him on track! Thanks so much for helping me exercise and potty train my puppy.

Kate L.

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Our experience has been wonderful! I would highly recommend Jo Co Barking Club for dog walking service.

  • 3 years in business
  • 21 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 4 hours

Troy B.

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Thanks Lea. This was a great experience for me. Great tips and techniques on how to train my dog as well as how to understand my dogs breed specific behavior. Lea is more than a dog trainer, she's a dog expert. I wanted someone to teach me how to best teach my dog and that's what I got. Very reasonable price for that kind of experience. Thanks again, Lea.

Jo Ann M.

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Lea is an amazing dog trainer. I watched as she kindly and gently worked with an older dog to help control his barking habit. She had this dog listening and responding in such a short time. Lea is a DOG WHISPERER and is so kind to these animals. Highly recommend her!

Deb L.

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We are now on the road to having a well trained dog and will use this service again in the near future for more advice and experience.

  • 6 years in business
  • 30 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 4 hours

Desiree W.

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Jeff at Show Me K9 Dog Training has helped my dog go from pulling on walks, lunging and barking at dogs, etc. to walking without pulling, looking up and listening for direction, and now knows come, sit, off, wait, heel, and place after only two lessons. Jeff is always willing to answer questions in between sessions at any time of day, gives great directions for me during the week, and very helpful feedback on our progress during lessons. Feels good to throw away the harness and relax on walks with my Buddha! I HIGHLY recommend Show Me K9 Dog Training!

Gerardo L.

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Jeff did a great job training my dog and training me. Excellent results, Highly recommend.

Jill C.

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Our dog has already shown improvement and has since the first training class!!

  • 6 years in business
  • Spring Hill, KS

Mark S.

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Angela has a very high level of knowledge in both dog behavior and dog training. She was always on time for each appointment and was willing to stay a little late to make sure I understood each facet of the training. You can tell she loves dogs and loves helping people train their dog. She would always return my call when I had questions. I would highly recommend her to anyone serious about training their dog.

Kristen A.

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We reached out to Angela to help us with our reactive lab mix. After our sessions with her we were amazed at how much we learned and we had a much better behaved dog. We strongly recommed her to anyone who is looking for obedience training or even one of her pet sitting services.

Jennifer H.

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Angela is truly a blessing. She has helped our husky become such an enjoyable, well behaved dog. I have learned so much from her and always look forward to our sessions. You won't be disappointed with her!

  • 1 year in business
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 18 min

Crissy M.

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Pete and Amber have many years of experience working with all types of dogs and the 'issues' that come with them sometimes. Not only are they knowledgeable about how to train your dogs, but they actually enjoy what they do, making it a pleasant experience for you and your pet.

Stephen C.

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professional people with great dog instincts. They are experienced and able to work with any dog. I have seen them take the time and patience to get an aggressive dog to a positive outcome. I would trust them with my dogs. Highly recommend.

Amanda N.

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Personal and professional. Makes sure she knows your dogs and really puts time into your dog.

  • 8 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
  • Kearney, MO

Brent H.

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Carol is very great with my pet! She is very good in communicating how each meeting went and is available to provide advice. My dog is very happy every time he gets to hang out with Carol. I would recommend her to a friend.

  • 9 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
  • Kansas City, MO

Judy S.

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Creature Comforts was amazing. We went out of the country for 10 days and Carol went above and beyond taking care of our pets including playing the dog's favorite games and buying pine shavings for the rabbit and letting us reimburse her when we got back. Highly recommend.

Kenneth L.

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I have a black lab mix name Missy and she is not the best behaved dog outside of our house. We have issues with her pulling while she walks and also with aggression towards other dogs. Missy has started to work with Mike. Missy immediately showed improvement by not pulling and letting me lead the walk. He has also given me tips for walking Missy which have worked great including having her sit before crossing the street and getting her to lay down when other dogs approach. Additionally Mike has brought Missy to interact with his dogs as a start and she has shown no aggression towards them. I am not saying everything is solved, but Missy is off to a great start thanks to Mike!!!

  • Elwood, KS

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I've done training for basic family living, obedience, conformation, and agility. I helped new owners with dogs from rescue or shelters who need help adjusting to living in a household with love. I've also worked with food aggression and guarding of toys, beds, etc.

  • Peculiar, MO

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I train dogs. I compete in rally, obedience and agility. I also work with dogs with aggression and behavioral issues.

  • Freeman, MO

About

I offer positive dog training classes. I also do pet setting. I will come in while you are working or taking a vacation. I will come in and feed your pets and play and walk your dog.

  • 43 years in business
  • Shawnee, KS

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42 YEARS EXPERIENCE, GRADUATE OF THE POLICE DOG SCHOOL IN GERMANY, POLICE DOG JUDGE, CERTIFICATION AVAILABLE, P.T.S.D. DOGS AND TRAINING , obedience and behavior issues, personal protection dogs.

  • 12 years in business
  • Raymore, MO

About

Special Canines With Purpose offers obedience training for dogs and puppies. Our services include: * Rally Obedience Show: Novice, Advanced, and Excellent. We offer temperament testing and evaluation. Six weeks of training one on one consist of learning close to 30 commands some are with hand signals and correct any bad behaviors. One-on-one with owner and dog for six weeks is $200. * Service Dog Training: Autistic service dogs, psychiatric service dogs, and mobility/ balance service dogs. The service dogs in training are picked from a breeder, rescue, or shelter. The dogs are temperament-tested to see if they are a good candidate for service dog work. If they pass the temperament test, they go through 6-12 months of training, which consists of house manners, public manners, socialization, and specialty training. This costs $3050.00, 3650.00-3950.00. Special Canines offer a payment plan which allows clients to pay throughout the dogs training.

  • Lawrence, KS

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I have retired but still enjoy working with dogs, pet sitting, dog walking, etc. I am normally available, and I also love cats.

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I have many years of experience in pet sitting. If your pet stays with me, I have a collie mix who I have had for 7 years. Exercise is important when caring for animals. I am very active with my pet. I take my dog out for at least an hour everyday. If you have any questions, please text or call me.

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We offer in-your-home private lessons in the Greater KC Metro area. We train your dog where you need them to listen - at home! We are certified dog trainers with 5+ years of experience. We cover basic obedience (sit, come, down, etc.) and basic problem solving (nipping, potty issues, barking, leash pulling, etc). We work on what you need your dog to do! Positive Reinforcement techniques are preferred, but not exclusive; ask us about our techniques! Clicker training is offered as well. Trainer Kellie Sadler excels at personalizing her work, her sensitivity to you and your dog, and offers email or phone support for the life of your dog(s).

  • Kansas City, MO

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I provide training of dogs in basic and some advance classes. I teach owners about the bad things we must not teach our or your dogs.

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I am not licensed but working with animals is my God given gift. I charge by clients' best choice. Call and leave a message or text.

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