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Paws for Applause
4.9
from 51 reviews
  • 13 years in business
  • 104 hires on Thumbtack
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Marissa R.
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Sal is awesome! he is a dog whisperer. after only one training session my pup was already improving. he gave me advice on how to pick better quality food/treats for my furry friends, which was really helpful. he really has so much love and knowledge that made working with him so pleasant. another thing that i loved is that he encourages positive, happy training that allows you to bond even more with your pup. i noticed how much even my pup loved him, definitely recommended!!

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Ruff Adjustments
4.8
from 58 reviews
  • 10 years in business
  • 70 hires on Thumbtack
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Stephanie M.
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Jay was great with my dog, Zooey! He was able to teach her different tasks and explain to me what exactly he was doing (and also gave written explanations). He was always on time and would often give us a little extra time during sessions. Since the training Zooey has been listening more to myself and my family - thank you so much for the excellent training!

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  • 8 years in business
  • 159 hires on Thumbtack
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George T.
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Real professionals and well educated in training your dog! I would recommend to anyone.

Happy Dog Training
4.5
from 36 reviews
  • 33 years in business
  • 69 hires on Thumbtack
Michelle B.
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Joan is a kind and loving person, and brings these qualities to her superb dog training. She helped Sidney Cha-Cha, our miniature poodle pup, with anxiety and incessant barking. We are grateful for her assistance, and our dogs will miss her presence in our home. Highly recommended!

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  • 14 years in business
  • 47 hires on Thumbtack
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Jennifer H.
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Niamh is really wonderful to work with. My husband and I got a young mini dachshund puppy named Pickles and as first time dog owners needed help house breaking and training him. Niamh has made several in home visits and has taught us so much. She has also allowed Pickles to visit her home to meet her amazing family and dogs. This helped socialize Pickles and has taught him to be confident around new people and other pets. My husband and I recommend her services to any dog owners in need. She is truly reliable, knowledgable, and very kind hearted. She even has background as a nurse and veterinary technician! Pickles, my husband, and I are so happy to have her :)

Suzanne's Pet Services
4.8
from 33 reviews
  • 21 years in business
  • 60 hires on Thumbtack
Messiane C.
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Wonderful experience with Suzanne who has worked beautifully with our 10 month old dog and was able to give us lots of practical advice to train the dog. Suzannne was also very good with the children, helping them understand their role in the dog's training.

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  • 50 hires on Thumbtack
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Amy F.
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Words can't describe how much Ariana means to us. After rescuing a 72lb AmStaff with behavioral issues, we asked Ariana to help guide us through training our sweet, strong boy. Ariana's tireless patience, humor and knowledge made training our dog a fun, bonding experience instead of a stressful one. Her commitment to ensuring our collective success and a healthy, happy dog was evident in every hour she spent with us. Work with Ariana- she is a joy who also knows her dog training stuff!

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  • 5 years in business
  • 46 hires on Thumbtack
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Gina S.
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Andrew was excellent! He is very relaxed and clear with instructions, and knew just how to get my dog, Pippin, to love him from the first moment they met. I'd done some training on my own with Pippin, but we reached a road block where I wasn't sure how to continue to make progress with him. Andrew helped break the steps down to be really manageable, and with some consistent homework on my part, we made huge leaps! Where we started: Pippin knew a few commands like sit and lay down while in the house, but whenever there were new people, other dogs or distractions, he would get hyperactive and wouldn't listen at all... On walks, most of the time it was like he didn't even realize I was there, and it was almost impossible to catch his attention. Where we ended up after training with Andrew: Pippin is now MUCH more polite when greeting people and other dogs, walks calmly outside and is a great listener! Even friends and family members have commented on how calm, relaxed and obedient he has become! I'm thrilled that by using the techniques we covered with Andrew, Pippin and I have developed a stronger bond and healthier habits that will ultimately keep him safer on our outings. Thanks, Andrew!!

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  • 6 years in business
  • 52 hires on Thumbtack
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Harriet H.
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Marie said it all in her review of Max but I can add that Anna understands dogs and how they think extremely well but will not waste time either psychoanalyzing nor anthropomorphizing your dog-- instead she will get down to the task of really training him and training you to continue on that path. Our dog, Max is a very trainable dog but with Anna I realized that whatever this training may be, it HAS to be reinforced on a daily basis. This is obvious to those who know about training but something that is good to remind oneself of regardless! We are really happy with the results.

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Etlon Dog Training Academy
4.9
from 28 reviews
  • 22 years in business
  • 34 hires on Thumbtack
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Aubrey B.
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Ken has been working with our foster dog Henna for a few weeks now, after we rescued her and her eight puppies from a not so great situation, all of the puppies found great homes but Henna was left still in search for a forever home. Not knowing much about Hennas background it was apparent she was not familiar with regular dog activities, such as walking, basic commands and the most obvious, other dog interaction. Ken has helped Henna by leaps and bounds, she now knows commands, has become a lot more acustom to walks and has even had a positive encounter with another dog, We would highly reccomded his training to anyone out there looking for this type of service! Aubrey and Alex

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Happily Wagging Tails Corp.
4.9
from 16 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 54 hires on Thumbtack
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Mitchell K.
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Extremely professional and knowledgable. We saw immediate results and will be working with this trainer long term. Highly recommend!

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RufF lOve dOg traiNIng inC.
4.7
from 24 reviews
  • 27 years in business
  • 36 hires on Thumbtack
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Oriana S.
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Alice is the real deal! During our first meeting, we discussed all the members of the household (pets & humans), from diets, behavior, issues, schedules, to activities, grooming, and much more. We were able to resolve basic commands and for the first time, we were able to master the walk with both pets, all during the first visit. Needless to say, I booked more sessions. I can't wait to see the improvements we will make as a pack over the next few weeks! Thank you, Alice & RufF lOve dOg traiNIng :) From Dylan, Omie and their newly trained (very happy) humans. xoxo

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Pack in Harmony
5.0
from 22 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 24 hires on Thumbtack
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Arielle S.
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Very nice and seems like she knows a lot about dog training!

Backcountry K-9
5.0
from 16 reviews
  • 1 year in business
  • 20 hires on Thumbtack
Malinda E.
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Josh is an amazing trainer and very dedicated. He was able to try many different methods of training when one didn't work for our dog.

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  • 39 years in business
  • 17 hires on Thumbtack
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Elton S.
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The best way for me to describe my experience with Bruce Stone and Interdyne International K-9 would be to say that I feel like I hit the dog training lottery. I was recommended by a friend, but for anyone out there that really wants to see how well behaved their dog has the capacity to be, he IS the answer. He is a phenomenal teacher, extremely knowledgeable and absolutely a true professional in every respect. His always prepared, straightforward, and confident approach immediately gives you the feeling that you and your dog are both in extremely competent hands. It was some of the best money I've ever spent.

Gus Trains Us, Inc.
4.9
from 14 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 21 hires on Thumbtack
S. R.
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Gus gave us excellent advice and educated us so that we better understand our dog's behavior. Our rotties responded very well to him and his training techniques and we are continuing to work on training them ourselves. I am more confident now, that we can do this! Thank you Gus!

  • 39 years in business
  • 58 hires on Thumbtack
Susan J.
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I have two dogs, a fox hound and a weimeraner. The two dogs would violently fight with each other, which was very scarey indeed. The weimeraner was impossible for me to walk on the leash and he had separation anxiety. Rick assessed these issues right away! Within the first session, I was able to handle walking my dog, with pleasure. Then he worked on the aggression issue and it's been a year since the training and there has not been one fight between them. Also, the weimeraner is able to spend extended periods of time alone without issue now. If you are looking for a trainer, Rick is, without question, the best out there.

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k9advanced dog training
5.0
from 5 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 10 hires on Thumbtack
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Maryann R.
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My 8 month old shar pei was a good dog. Smart too but true to his breed he was stubborn!! I had tried other trainers who helped but he needed more. Hiring JOLEAN at k9 advanced was the best choice I made!! She worked wonders w my dog and he truly tested her expertise and skill!! He was a true challenge for her but I now have a well trained dog and friend. Jolean was dedicated and determined that he be the dog I hoped he would be. I am very thankful to Jolean and highly recommend her. She far exceeded my expectations.

Casper Dog Training
5.0
from 8 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
Franklin R.
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Adam is a really nice guy who clearly loves dogs and enjoys working with them. He's a down to earth guy. The man knows what hes doing, he mde a friend in our German Pinscher "Noble" in short order. Addm is extremely knowledgeable and patient in his the training field. Looking forward to continue working / training Nible with him. I would very highly recommend him nd his services for any dog training needs.

  • 5 years in business
  • 30 hires on Thumbtack
Thomas S.
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Amazing training and trainers! I highly recomend Off Leash K9 Training. My dog gets so excited when I pick up her collar. I trust her to obey so she goes with me everywhere!

  • 2 years in business
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Adam B.
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I adopted a one year old lab –pit mix a month ago. Soon after I brought him home-I realized that he is not really house broken and loves to chew on everything. I did some research on dog trainers in my area and man- they are pricey. Came across Anastasia’s profile -prices seemed fair plus looked like she was offering more than just an obedience training for the same price. I am so happy we hired her. Sammy learned how settle and get in into his crate with no fuss in a matter of few minutes on a first session, we also established a few house rules and thanks to her recommendation for food – Sammy’s coat improved and poop too. Thank you Anastasia!

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