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Joel's Dog Training
4.5
from 80 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 162 hires on Thumbtack
Abby K.
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Joel was great to work with! He was always prompt to appointments, conveniently came to our home to train, was reasonably priced and proved his knowledge in working with our dog to eliminate jumping. After several weeks of training, our dog significantly improved. We continue to enforce tricks and tips given by Joel and were satisfied with his service.

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Understanding Our Dogs LLC
5.0
from 39 reviews
  • 20 years in business
  • 120 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Megan H.
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We have had only one session with Lena and have already seen amazing results with our 1 y.o. dog. Lena gives hands-on training to you and your dog. We are training our pup to be a therapy dog, and he is already well on his way to having the skills needed to pass the test. Well done Lena Skov! Glad we found you on Thumbtack!!!

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Leash Life
5.0
from 33 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 60 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Liz G.
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I am so happy I went with Leashlife as my dog walker. My dog loves getting the extra attention and I never have to worry about him while I am at work. They leave notes and give updates on a regular basis, I would recommend them to anyone. I also love seeing their Instagram post of their other dogs they are all adorable and happy!

Holland K9 Services
4.8
from 32 reviews
  • 11 years in business
  • 58 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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Kevin's K-9 Academy, LLC
5.0
from 32 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 28 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Alison K.
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We were so very pleased w Kevin’s work with our puppy. Can’t say enough good things. We did the 10 day plan for general obedience training for the puppy. The change in his behavior is amazing (and he was already a good puppy). Kevin picked him up and brought him home daily. Worked with him at our house, his house, and in public. Focused on areas we wanted but included other important issues we didn’t think of. He sent us multiple videos of training daily with explanations. We loved these and they taught us a lot. He also met with us with the dog to instruct us. Always wanted to make sure we understood what to do and why. We feel both the dog and us have a great foundation now to continue training. Would highly recommend.

Pack Leader Dog Training
4.6
from 23 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 36 hires on Thumbtack
Jacob R.
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I honestly doubted anyone could help my dog, he's so scared of everything that moves. He has gained so much confidence, he's doing really good. We love meeting up with her and her dogs, seeing Swanson has really become one of Remy's favorite parts of the week! Thanks so much Jessica, couldn't ask for a better experience, dog training has been so much more fun than I thought it would be.

My K9 Behavior
4.9
from 18 reviews
  • 23 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.

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Shiloh Sit (Laura Keistler)
4.9
from 15 reviews
  • 11 years in business
  • 19 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Rhonda C.
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We were so pleased with how things went when we left our dogs in Laura's care! I appreciated how she visited beforehand to meet them, and how she took detailed notes on everything. One of our dogs tends to be very anxious and I could tell that he felt totally comfortable and safe while in Laura's care. She really is a compassionate professional who listens - I highly recommend her services!

Furever Home Training
4.8
from 22 reviews
  • 26 hires on Thumbtack
Quinn H.
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Angie with Furever Home Training was and still is my very first choice and recommendation for dog training and behavior. She is so incredibly experienced and knowledgable, and her classes are so fun! I took my aussie mix puppy, Banjo, through her puppy class and Canine Good Citizenship class. Both were invaluable parts of Banjo's growth, socialization, and training. We live in Indiana now but I STILL trust Angie with my training questions from time to time. With Banjo still in those tricky teenage pup months, I only wish we were still close by! Anyone considering dog training needs to check Furever Home Training out. Be it in group classes or private sessions, Angie is patient, so awesome at her job, and it doesn't hurt that she is super affordable too. Banjo and I miss you Angie! Lots of woofs and love from Indy!

Dog Gone Good K-9 Training
5.0
from 20 reviews
  • 11 years in business
  • 33 hires on Thumbtack
Cassie K.
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I cannot recommend Jarod highly enough. The work he put into training my dog was unbelievable and he has absolutely transformed my dog. My fearful, anxiety ridden pup came home confident and obedient and full of life. You WILL NOT find a better or more dedicated trainer.

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!

Dog Pro Services
5.0
from 11 reviews
  • 14 years in business
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
Scott Z.
Verified review

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.

Dog Envy Dog Training
5.0
from 3 reviews
  • 1 year in business
  • 12 hires on Thumbtack
Suzi S.
Verified review

Dog Envy changed our lives for the better!! Georgia, our boxer/bulldog mix was a very difficult, stubborn dog that we determined was "untrainable". Dog Envy changed that! We chose the Board & Train option with Samantha as our trainer. The difference in our dog is amazing! Samantha did a wonderful job not only training Georgia but educating our entire family on how to work with our new commands. I would recommend Dog Envy to anyone who needs training for their dog and especially for those with a difficult dog.

Furbaby Country Club
5.0
from 3 reviews
  • 15 years in business
  • 6 hires on Thumbtack
David B.
Verified review

We had a great experience. It was very apparent our 6 month-old little beagle did too. He came home so happy. He had learned many things needed to become a good family pet. Now, if we, the humans, can follow our instructions to keep reinforcing the learning. You know, it's hard to teach an old dog (human) new tricks. Heather was great with Shylo and we would recommend her to anyone looking for super dog training.

K9 KINGDOM LLC
5.0
from 2 reviews
  • 1 year in business
  • New on Thumbtack
Julia R.
Verified review

Scott is an excellent trainer. He not only wants to train you and your dog. He wants to make sure you and your dog enjoy each other.

Carolina Canine Training
5.0
from 4 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • 2 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.

Alpha-Moves Dog Training
5.0
from 1 review
  • 3 years in business
  • New on Thumbtack
Derek L.
Verified review

When I called Alpha-Moves I was extremely impressed that the President of the company, Nick, was the one to answer. Nick was very professional and was able to work around my schedule to set up a consultation. After he met Sam (my German Shepherd) he was able to customize a plan for me specifically. Sam can now work on and off the leash and is now much more controllable! Not only did he train Sam but he worked with me on how to properly use the training he instilled in her. Overal I would recommend Alpha-moves over anywhere else!

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About

I am a very social person who loves to deal with pets and children. I give tutoring classes, and I also babysit. I love dog walking as well since I have two dogs.

  • 4 years in business
  • New on Thumbtack
About

We will walk, sit, or board your dog for up to a week. Fresh water will be supplied but food maybe extra. For those with special dietary needs, please supply the pet's nutritional needs for us.

  • New on Thumbtack
About

I am a certified dog trainer. I am an animal lover with high regards in the way of pet care. I respect your pet's health and safety. I am able to come to you or have space for you to come to me. I am available for training, pet sitting and dog walking.

About

I will sit with your dog. I will also walk and feed it in your home only. I charge $15.00 an hour. I am very dependable.

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Need a Dog Trainer

Winston Salem, NC

  • Dog training type
    Obedience
  • Dog age(s)
    Puppy
  • Dog size
    Medium
  • Details
    12 week old pit-mix adoption at the Forsyth Animal Control. A sweatheart.
  • $130
    Average price

Need a Dog Trainer

China Grove, NC

  • Dog training type
    Obedience
  • Dog age(s)
    1-2 years
  • Dog size
    Large
  • Details
    becoming aggressive towards male owner
  • $119
    Average price

Need a Dog Trainer for Obedience

Summerfield, NC

  • Dog training type
    Obedience
  • Dog age(s)
    3-4 years
  • Dog size
    Large, Other (aggressive to other dogs)
  • Details
    dog is aggressive to other dogs
  • $65
    Average price
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