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Southaven Dog Trainers

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One Dog Training
4.9
from 24 reviews
  • 1 year in business
  • 40 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Valerie J.
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I feel not only that I had a great dog trainer but gained a friend myself.

Off-Leash K9 Training, LLC
4.9
from 24 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 25 hires on Thumbtack
Off Leash K.
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There is no better dog trainer in the area! Daniel took my dog from out of control to a perfectly behaved dog. Not only did my dog learn, I learned how to handle my dog and be the leader she needed. Thank you so much!

Ultra K9
4.8
from 13 reviews
  • 18 years in business
  • 23 hires on Thumbtack
James R.
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I could not have ask for a better trainer for my dog. I highly recommend Mr. Spooner to train your dog and at a great price.

Happy Tails Dog Training
5.0
from 10 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Melody R.
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Best dog trainer. In just a short amount of time she had the dog doing things I though were impossible. Thanks Sophie

My Pet Pro
4.7
from 9 reviews
  • 33 years in business
  • 23 hires on Thumbtack
Thumbtack Customer
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Aweful dog trainer.

  • 8 hires on Thumbtack
Melanie A.
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Lisa is great to work with. She explains everything as she works with your dog. I am already seeing a difference in Marley’s behavior after the initial consultation. I would definitely recommend Part of the Family to anyone looking for a great dog trainer!

Greentrees Petsitting
5.0
from 7 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
Ellen H.
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I recently had a family emergency and needed a Petsitter. I never had done this, so I was very nervous. But Marcy put all my worries to rest. She did an excellent job taking care of my 5 pets. I have 3 dogs and 2 cats. One of my dogs is very unfriendly towards strangers but Marcy even won her over. I will continue to hire her to take care of my furbabies. So if you need someone to take exceptional care of your pets hire Marcy. She is fantastic.

  • 11 years in business
  • 7 hires on Thumbtack
Charlesa S.
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Jacque is everything I could ask for in a great dog trainer. He is very patient with both myself and my unruly pup, and we have made great progress already with only 2 training sessions under our belts. He is always available for questions and is very professional. I highly recommend him to anyone that is at their breaking point with their dog's bad behavior. This man knows what he's doing.

Fuzzy Faces Pet Services
5.0
from 3 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Gregory H.
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Heather did a wonderful job taking care of our dog, Matt, while we were away from home. We always leave him with her and he's very happy with her. She tends to all of his needs and frequently walks him to make sure he stays active. I highly recommend Heather for all of your pet sitting needs. She'll do a great job for you.

Pet and House Sitting
5.0
from 1 review
    Rachel B.
    Verified review

    Great service!! My dogs never like anyone, but they loved her! She is very professional and gives the best care!!

    About

    What I like most is playing with the animals. I get such joy out of knowing the animals are happy.

    About

    I love watching kids and dogs. I can take care of them very good and clean up after them, so you won't come home to a messy house. I'll feed and play with them. I'll take your dogs on walks and also keep them company, so they won't feel alone. I'm just trying to do something this summer which is playing with dogs and kids.

    • 3 years in business
    About

    Our work is going to stand out because of unique experience that very few people can ever accumulate because of my years at Dog Woods.

    • 16 years in business
    About

    Years working with dogs to have a very in depth understanding of the species and also the human factor and the bond between them.Will go beyond the usual to make sure customer satisfaction is achieved and that their pet/companion has achieved what was directed which also makes the dog(s) have a happier life. The personal time spent with each dog and learning even more each time about things I might be aware of.Always good to have a higher knowledge about what you do and what exists in it.Also the time working with the customer and the dog seeing satisfaction in both when progress is made when uncertainty had existed prior.

    About

    I do dog walking. If you're dog needs to be walked, I will do it for very affordable prices. You don't have to worry; it will be cheap!

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    Everything I do, I do to please and satisfy my clients. There is nothing I can't do especially when it comes to pleasing my peers.

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    We love to watch your furry kids while you're away! We have a house with a fenced-in backyard. It's much more fun for your pooch than a kennel or a boarding facility! We never have more than six pups at a time, so your dog is safe and free to have fun!

    About

    I'm available anytime, any day, and on holidays too! I do pet sitting, training, walking, breeding, birthing, and instructing your animal, whether it's getting ready to give birth or just needing to understand your animal. I am an amazing trainer, and I even work with police dogs and military dogs. Anything you need I can provide at a low-cost rate. I simply love animals and love to love them. I just started my own business because working for other people, I saw way to much abuse and/or neglect, so I started my own, where I am the one taking care of the animals for you, so there is no neglect or abuse. Your animal(s) are in the best-of-the-best hands with me and my fiance, Keith, who is my business partner does jobs for me if I am on a pet sitting/house-sitting job and cannot get to the job. We have many references, just email or call me, and I will gladly email or call you with them! The pay rate for 1 full day and that night is $30-$60 depending on how many animals you have and if there are extra requests (available) that I have to charge for, like cleaning the kennel once a day is $5, and walking one animal for 1 hour is $15, and if there are two animals to walk, I only charge an extra $10.

    About

    Pampered Paws Pet Resort and Spa is also the home of The DogSmith National Training Center. Pampered Paws Offers Unrivaled Pet Care Services For Pet Lovers! and we Guarantee Tail Wagging Results! I love helping Pets Become Family.

    • 1 year in business
    About

    Our mission is to help bring dogs and their owners closer together by bridging the human-dog communication gap. From Puppy Imprinting all the way to Dog Obedience Level Two. Munford Dog Training is there for you! At Munford Dog Training, dogs are our passion. It is our pleasure to make sure that our clients have a pleasant, lifelong experience with their dogs. The #1 cause for dogs being put in shelters is for behavioral issues. Our goal is to help dogs remain with their families for the rest of their lives. There is nothing else in the world that we would rather do than help these families stick together. After all, our dogs are family.

    • 3 years in business
    About

    I love to do things no one like to do caring for dogs

    Q & A

    Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Thumbtack.

    How old should a puppy be for training?

    Dog training shouldn’t wait until you’re having behavior problems. If you get a new puppy, start from the beginning with professional training to give both you and your puppy the tools you need for a healthy relationship. Dog training is as much about teaching the owner how to interact with their new dog as it is about the dog learning to behave. Puppy training can start as early as eight weeks old. Trainers who offer puppy training programs may works specifically with dogs between the ages of 8 and 18 weeks old. Trainers can teach owners about potty training and how to deal with accidents, working with separation anxiety, and training your pooch out of destructive behaviors like chewing, biting and demand barking. Puppies will start to learn to walk on-leash and other basic skills.

    In addition to behavior training, socializing your puppy is an important part of dog training. Socializing your dog means they become comfortable and confident in a variety of settings and have a great foundation for becoming a well-adjusted adult dog. After your puppy has had the proper vaccinations, you can start to introduce it to a variety of different dogs and people in safe settings.

    Which dog training method is best?

    The best type of dog training for both you and your dog depends on the outcomes you hope to achieve. If you want your dog to learn agility training, go to someone who specializes in those techniques. Regardless of whether you want your dog to learn basic behavior or competitive-level tricks, the majority of dog training is actually about training the owner how to communicate with their dog. Most professional dog trainers agree that a model of training based on positive reinforcement breeds a happy, healthy, well-adjusted dog. The alternative to positive reinforcement training is using force or aggression techniques like physical punishment or shock-collar training to get the dog to do (or not do) a behavior. While the dog may learn how to behavior as you direct, it is also learning to communicate with force and aggression, and will in turn use those behaviors on other dogs (or people) that are smaller or weaker than it is. Before signing up with a dog trainer, meet with the trainer and ask for references. Watch the trainer interact with your dog, and make sure they treat your dog with patience and firm kindness. Ask them questions about their training methods:

    • What type of training methods do you use?
    • What is your background and training, and how did you become a dog trainer?
    • How long do you expect that we will work together before we achieve the results I’m after?

    How long does it take to train a puppy?

    Dog training depends on the dog and how much homework the dog owner is willing to put in. Puppy training is similar to dog training in that the onus of the work depends on the owner learning new ways to interact with their dog. For a quick crash course, you can opt for a single, two hour smart-start puppy training consultation to teach you the ins and outs of being a new dog parent. You can learn how to manage potty training and what to do if the puppy experiences separation anxiety. As long as you’re willing to work on dog training a little bit each day, your puppy will quickly learn these new behaviors. If you’re not confident about training your puppy yourself, you can enroll in a 6- to 8-week puppy training course, with weekly lessons touching on everything from bite control to obedience. Puppies usually need to be at least three months old for group training classes. If you want more intensive one-on-one work, you can opt for private lessons. Some behavior problems can be resolved in one session if the dog owner learns and can implement new skills. In the case of more serious issues, 3 to 10 private sessions can typically correct challenges.

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