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Joel's Dog Training
4.4
from 84 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 178 hires on Thumbtack
Barry B.
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Joel is a great dog trainer. He is cool, calm and collective which is a great trait for a dog trainer. His training is accomplished using positive reinforcement. It's well worth the investment in your dog and yourself.

While your away Petsitting
4.3
from 57 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 73 hires on Thumbtack
Tamera D.
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Very professional. Dogs were better behaved than when I left!!!

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Understanding Our Dogs LLC
5.0
from 42 reviews
  • 20 years in business
  • 125 hires on Thumbtack
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Kari A.
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Lena came to our house to help us with training our puppy. She was here for over 2 hours and she gave us a lot of very useful information. She was extremely patient with both of our children and our puppy. The information that she gave us was extremely relevant to what we wanted to know and when she left, we definitely felt like we had all the tools we needed to train our dog. She was very nice, prompt and I would recommend her services to anyone looking for a private dog trainer. I've actually already given her name to two of my friends who need help with their dogs.

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Kevin's K-9 Academy, LLC
5.0
from 37 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 34 hires on Thumbtack
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Michelle H.
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Kevin has been walking my dogs every day that I work for several months now and I am very pleased with his service. When I first met Kevin it was obvious that he very much enjoys his job and spending time working with dogs. He gave me lots of great training tips and my pups Otto and Hemingway adore him. Kevin is fantastic and I would highly recommend him if your looking for a dependable, trustworthy trainer or dog walker. He will treat your pets like family.

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Leash Life
5.0
from 36 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 63 hires on Thumbtack
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Theresa S.
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Drew has been great with my dog and my dog seems to love him.

Holland K9 Services
4.8
from 34 reviews
  • 11 years in business
  • 64 hires on Thumbtack
Laura P.
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I have worked with Holland K9 services for 3.5 years and I would whole heartedly recommend him to anyone. When we adopted our dog Buddy, he was so high energy that we had to let him run off leash to burn that energy off and be a happy dog. However he was completely unresponsive to commands off leash, and would charge (friendly and excited, but still) any dog or person he spotted. After a bad experience with another dog training group, we found John. He helped us to transition to using an E-collar (shock collar) in order to enforce off-leash commands. I was initially nervous about that type of training due to our prior experience but with John it went great. Buddy was never fearful like he was with the other trainers. Our dog became wonderful and basically 100% reliable off-leash, and all of us were so much happier. We hired him again when we got our second dog, and he helped us train her as well as brush up Buddy on his skills again. Training with him is definitely worth every cent.

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Shea-9 Dog Training, LLC
4.9
from 30 reviews
  • 45 hires on Thumbtack
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Tonya B.
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I was very impressed with the training my dog received. Kacey was the most difficult dog I have ever owned. We could not have anyone over to our home or take her out in public. After her training, she Is a different dog. She listens and we can now take her out anywhere. I can’t say enough good things about this company!! Definitely would recommend to anyone!!!

My K9 Behavior
4.9
from 22 reviews
  • 31 hires on Thumbtack
Liliana D.
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She is professional and very punctual. Loves animals and the training is great. My dog is happy when she gets here.

Dog Gone Good K-9 Training
5.0
from 21 reviews
  • 11 years in business
  • 33 hires on Thumbtack
Kathy T.
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Jarod was great! I recommend him to anyone looking for an excellent dog trainer.

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Murphdog & Company
5.0
from 20 reviews
  • 26 years in business
  • 52 hires on Thumbtack
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Don S.
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Jenna is very knowledgeable about dogs, she gave us the advice we needed. She will be training our dog further, very satisfied!

  • 14 years in business
  • 19 hires on Thumbtack
Lynn J.
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About 7 years ago, we hired Fran to train our Chow puppy, who was out of control. I saw an article she had written in a magazine and was intrigued by her writings. In 2 weeks he was learning all the commands she taught US! I learned so much from her on dog behavior I suggested she have her own TV show, because she truly is better than Ceaser Milan and Victoria Stillwell. Fran doesn't use harsh training methods, she trains by the "reward method", and she LOVES her clients, she is professional, fun, and has more knowledge about training than anyone I have ever worked with! I recently rescued another Chow (named CUJO) that was his name from his previous owners and he is about 8 years old from the shelter I volunteer at and he was apparently abused and conditioned to a home with fighting, and Fran has worked with him and me to desensitize him to banging, knocking, any noise that would signify he was in an abusive environment. He also had a very negative reaction to people touching each , hugging, I had to be very careful when I got him home. He was undernourished and sick.....but now he's coming along wonderfully. HE LOVES HER and so do I. She helped me with a new diet for him for the health issues he was having. She is knowledgeable in every aspect of dog training, agression, agility, puppies, Good Canine Citizens, companion dogs and I recommend her highly. She goes out of her way to do her very best for you and your dog. She just isn't your typical "dog trainer" she absolutely loves what she does and puts 200% into her work ! I highly recommend Fran. !

Dog Pro Services
5.0
from 17 reviews
  • 14 years in business
  • 14 hires on Thumbtack
Scott Z.
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I am out of town a lot, so Will from Dog Pro services takes care of my dog Bruno. I like that he also trained my dog with basic obedience. Training was easy and it's affordable Will is an awesome guy.

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Shiloh Sit (Laura Keistler)
4.9
from 17 reviews
  • 11 years in business
  • 21 hires on Thumbtack
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Troy P.
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Laura has been great with our two dogs. She quickly bonded and became Nana Laura. She’s very good with our girls and loves them like her own.

Heart Dog Behavior Training
5.0
from 9 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Lindsay S.
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Blair is the best dog trainer! I'm so sad she's not in MN anymore. I loved taking group classes and private lessons from her. She gave me more confidence and helped me communicate better with my dog Ruby. Ruby was reactive to dogs and people, growling, barking, and lunging at them. We now enjoy peaceful walks. Ruby can let other dogs walk past her and she walks perfectly in heel. With Blair's guidance, I feel I can tackle any situation. She always answered my questions and had advice for the different difficulties I was having with Ruby's behavior. Blair is funny and very personable. She works great with the dog and owner. I highly recommend Heart Dog Behavior Training!!! We love you Blair!

Alpha-Moves Dog Training
5.0
from 9 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
Doug L.
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Nick with Alpha Moves Dog Training was very the very thing Penny my Leonberger and I needed. Penny is very stubborn and i was at my end for at home training. Nick did a great job teaching Penny and my self the Communication need for a great man/ dog relationship. You will not be disappointed with Alpha Moves Dog Training.

Pack Leader K9 Academy
5.0
from 6 reviews
  • 1 year in business
  • 7 hires on Thumbtack
Jean H.
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After the passing of our Black lab, last year it was so hard for us to get another dog but we knew we were ready. We seeked out Aaron and he found us the most beautiful chocolate lab puppy!! The kept him for the first few weeks and started him potty training and some basic commands and then they delivered him to us all the way to Virginia from Charlotte!! This company obviously really loves animals and has their best interest at heart. Thank you so much for our good boy!!! He will be continuing his puppy education here soon and we are looking forward to working with them again!

Furbaby Country Club
5.0
from 5 reviews
  • 15 years in business
  • 7 hires on Thumbtack
Sadrika W.
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I first met Heather a year ago when I got my puppy Dexter and I didn't have a clue as to what I was doing with him. He was not potty trained, his recall was terrible and he was leash pulling. To say the least, it was touch and go during that time because I didn't know what to do with him and I was on the fence about keeping him. Upon meeting Heather and Todd, I was immediately put at ease because of the way I saw how they interacted with their dogs and how Dexter seemed right at home at their house. Having Dexter was like having a child, I often worried about him when he wasn't with me and from the first stay with Heather, she kept me updated through out the day on his progress with texts, videos and pictures. Now a year later, I cannot imagine life without Dexter and I owe it to Heather. I cannot find the right words to say how thankful I am of her. She is passionate about dogs and she will go above and beyond to make sure her clients are at ease (both the furbabies and their parents), and no matter what questions or concerns I have, she is my go to before anything or anyone else when it comes to Dexter. If you are looking for someone that is compassionate, loving, caring and will put you at ease no matter what your concerns are with your dogs, to look any further would be a waste of time. Heather has become more like family to us and she is definitely a blessing! I tell everyone and anyone that has a dog about her because she is just that good!! I have seen her with the smallest of dogs to Great Danes and they all love her and my family does too!!! - S. Williams

Carolina Canine Training
5.0
from 4 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Cindi V.
Verified review

Liz (and Meritt) did an awesome job of training Spartacus - our cockapoo - and us! What they do at CCT is everything a dog owner would want - they truly love what they do and it shows in how they help dogs be such great family members and how Spartacus loves going there for socializing and training with other dogs. I could not imagine having a dog without them.

Train Play Live
4.8
from 4 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 8 hires on Thumbtack
Lauren A.
Verified review

We had a great overall experience with Glenn as he trained our dog and us. :) Glenn was patient, well-informed and friendly. He answered all of our follow-up questions throroughly and made sure we felt comfortable throughout the training process. The one caveat I would suggest is to establish a communication plan upfront with him. Once we addressed that email was his preferred channel, things went more smoothly. We would recommend Glenn and his family to anyone looking for an educated dog trainer!

Lake Norman Dog Training
5.0
from 2 reviews
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Elizabeth V.
Verified review

Fran is a wonderful and talented dog trainer! She comes to you and works on whatever your needs are. She has a great personality. My dog loves her (and so do my cats). We love her gentle and fun approach with our golden. She gives the whole family the skills we need to continue the work after she leaves. She is always available if we need help in between sessions too. Her group classes are great too! I recommend her to everyoe.

Ka Ying Lee

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    My name is Ka Ying Lee, and I am a professional dog walker. I am also able to train them. I train obedience to dogs, and I am also able to potty train them. If your dog won't listen to you, well I can make sure he/she does.

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