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  • 8 years in business
  • 155 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 4 hours

Lauren V.

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Mary Jean has totally transformed our dog. We started training during his puppy stage and continued into part of his adolescence, so Mary Jean was able to curb some behaviors very early on. Her positive attitude, accessibility, and willingness to help have made her a joy to work with. Plus, our dog absolutely adores her. Mary Jean trains both the dog and the owner. Her advice about how to reinforce skills on our own was clear and easy to keep up with. Our time with Mary Jean is over for now, but she instilled key skills that will stay with us and with our dog for a very long time. We highly recommend The Canine Cure!

Jung C.

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I had the pleasure of working with Caitlin, one of the trainers at The Canine Cure. We ended up board and training one of our dogs and boarding the other one as well. Caitlin took into consideration all of our concerns and did a great job building the foundation for our pups training. She was also very good about keeping us updated about both of our dogs while we were away on vacation and both of our dogs seemed like they were well taken care of during their stay. I will continue to use her services in the future and definitely would recommend her for anyone looking for a dog trainer.

George T.

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Real professionals and well educated in training your dog! I would recommend to anyone.

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  • 14 years in business
  • 46 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 23 min

Marc D.

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Niamh met all of our expectations. Her expertise in puppy training helped us understand the behavior of our little puppy and helped us enjoy our little companion. Her interest in us enjoying "Oliver" went beyond her initial visit, as Neeve followed it up with calls and advise on the progress being made. Niamh is an asset to Thumbtack !

John D.

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Neeve did an excellent job with my dog. We began to see a change in his demeanor almost immediately. She was extremely positive and worked with me to come up with a realistic plan for my dog. We discussed followup visits and training. She worked around my schedule. I highly recommend Neeve and her dog training skills.

Gail J.

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I will review when the dog training is complete but my first impression was positive, in fact A+. On time to first visit to my home, friendly immediately to my dog and professional in greeting my husband and me and in how she outlined her strategies to get my Lab to jump into the tailgate area of my small SUV.

  • 30 years in business
  • 54 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 38 min

Cathi O.

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Our new rescue pup Roxie needed basic obedience training and we discovered Suzanne Rodda while searching the internet for local dog trainers. Suzanne knows her stuff ! We have worked with her over the last month and a half and the difference in Roxie is obvious. Suzanne's approach is to not only train your dog, but to train YOU to work with your dog as well. It's a win win combination. We had a few challenges facing us along the way BUT Suzanne's flexibility and commitment to us made working with her easy and a pleasure. She has our recommendation as an excellent trainer.

Amie P.

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Being a first time puppy owner Suzanne taught me many great techniques while working with our puppy. She also gave me great feedback and advice on training our puppy. She showed me that with patience and constant practice our puppy's behavior will get better. Thank you for your knowledge.

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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  • 5 years in business
  • 43 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 4 hours

Randy S.

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The 3 day introductory dog training course designed by Andrew utilizing positive reinforcement training is a must for all first time dog owners. The earlier you call him the better because he will give you all sorts of info to deal with routine issues. Strongly recommend. Also he is always available should issues arise down the road...THANKS

Robert H.

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Andrew related very well to my puppy and he clearly and plainly explained and showed me what I need to do to train and raise her. My puppy really liked him and he is extremely knowledgeable about effective dog training.

Kevin N.

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Andrew is very patient and knowledgeable about dogs. We had a great 3 day introductory to basic dog training with Andrew. I highly recommend! Thanks Andrew

  • 33 years in business
  • 73 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 9 hours

Elisabeth C.

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Christine aka "the new dog whisperer" not only taught me how to train my dog she took the time to get to know me. She was spot on with dog training and behavioral issues. She helped me become "the leader of the pack" using dog-friendly, techniques (NO SHOCK COLLAR, OR HARSH METHODS EVER!!!). Her goal was for my dog to love and respect me not fear me . She will work with you in your home addressing issues such as housebreaking, separation anxiety, aggression, jumping up, puppy nipping, walking on leash, and much more. Christine can help you with ANY BREED, ANY AGE, ANY ISSUE! Christine was available to help work around my hectic schedule and allowed time for the whole family to be involved. Before Christine trained Roxy our "French Mastiff" Roxy was jumping up on our company , barking non-stop , pulling on the leash to the point we could not walk her without our arms being pulled outta our sockets, begging for food and not listening to her commands such as sit , stay and come . With just a few shorts weeks Roxy was and is a changed dog . She is gentle , never jumps up on people or furniture . Our Roxy couldn't have made this transition without the training of Christine!

Christine T.

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Christine was very professional, focused and truly understood how to explain dog training and techniques as well as what makes the pup tick and how to correct behaviors. She pays close attention to our dogs and offered constructive steps to assist all along the process. Was very happy and would love to use Christine again - my pups truly enjoyed the training process and would crash that evening after our sessions. Wish her all the luck in the world - you and your pup will be a better team after working with Christine.

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  • 3 years in business
  • 33 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 29 min

Rebecca T.

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I have had an excellent experience working with Adrienne Mesko. She provided a 4 week board and train session for my 2 yr old, 85lb. Terrier-mix, Winny. She was immediately responsive to all my inquiries from my initial contact, throughout training and after training was completed. She clearly laid out a plan for my dog's training. She was professional, clear and courteous in all business matters. Adrienne is a top notch dog trainer. She took on the daunting task of working with my difficult dog with confidence and understanding. She provided the level of training that she promised in the amount of time she estimated. She gave regular updates and progress reports. I am thrilled with my dog's progress and behavior. After the training was completed Adrienne spent time with me answering my questions, demonstrating equipment use and worked with me and Winny to transfer the knowledge of methods that worked so effectively with my dog. Due to her efforts I now have a dog who is well behaved and responsive. In addition, Adrienne is a kind and considerate person who took the time to listen and help. She is terrific to work with and I highly recommend her board and train program and off-leash training.

Lisa G.

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Adrienne is a dedicated trainer who puts the dogs needs first. An excellent problem solver, using fair and consistent methods. I have personally had great results leaving a sport dog in her care for a board and train. My dog received the structured work she needed. I would not hesitate using this trainer in the future. I highly recommend using Adrienne for any training your dog needs.

Mary L.

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I needed help to modify my over excitable champion boxer, CH high tech Duffy Semper Fi at Marlboro. Trainer Displayed great concern and caring while training my dog. Trainer has great abilities to analyze the dog behaviors. Wholly recommend for anyone who needs help with an overzealous dog.

  • 20 years in business
  • 63 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 8 hours

Danica C.

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Kristen is amazing. We were looking for a trainer who could help us with both training and therapy with a 3 year old samoyed who had suffered a carpal (wrist) injury. Kristen's experience as a breeder and trainer of working dogs combined with her experience as a vet tech made her the perfect choice and we're lucky we found her. Kristen primarily works with Australian Shepherds, breeding training and showing, but she is great with all breeds. Do you know she has shown dogs at Westminster? Our Samoyed Lulu had an accident a year ago and her carpal joint had become inflamed. Lulu's stomach doesn't tolerate NSAIDS, and Lulu was in pain and picking up some bad habits. Kristen took over and got everything on the right track right away. First, Kristen helped us find a course of treatment that helped relieve Lulu's worst symptoms without harming her stomach, stabilizing her for the next step. Then Kristen designed a course of training to simultaneously strengthen Lulu's muscles and joints. (Not just her wrist) to better support her weight, while also training Lulu for obedience. Kristen even managed conversations with a local vet to get the right combination of meds for Lulu including gabapenton. Kristen went far beyond what we expected. I can't think of a better resource for training, working with physical challenges , coordinating treatment and doing it all seamlessly. For any job, from basic puppy training to working dog training to complex cases like ours, you won't find anyone even close to Kristen. Thanks Kristen!

Lindy S.

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Kristin is not just a skilled trainer of obedience like many of the trainers I spoke with, she tunes into the dogs emotional needs,ie. stress level/anxiety, activity level as well as their medical needs. She worked with my dog in her home and consulted with my doctor on a regular basis about tests run to rule out causes that may have contributed to her poor behavior. She communicates with the client clearly and effectively. I would recommend Kristin and Blue Butterfly Dog Training without any reservation whatsoever.

L. J.

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Kristin has been incredibly helpful. I greatly appreciate all the advice she has given me from the onset. Excited for her to actually start training my pup!

  • 5 years in business
  • 36 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 1 min

Gail T.

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Sarah watched my dogs for 10 days about a month ago. I have two dogs and work from home so they have beyond extreme separation anxiety, so I was very tentative to travel, but had to leave the country so taking my dogs with me was not an option. A close friend of mine recommended her to me and I tried it. I am so beyond grateful for Sarah and her services. She brought my dogs everywhere with her, fortunately she has a job allowing her to bring them to work with her, she brought them to local dog parks and even brought them to a dog bakery to pick out their own snacks and then stopped at PetSmart to let them pick out some new toys, much more than I would ever expect any petsitter to do. She kept me updated sending me at least two texts with pictures of my babies and responded to all my messages. My female dog, Madison, takes a while to warm up to people and can be snippy, Sarah had no issues at all with her and Madison trusted her within minutes of Sarah watching her. I returned home to a wonderful picture collage of my dogs "Vacation with Sarah" and them happily asleep in their beds snuggled with their new toys, I have Sarah routinely come take them on trips now as they love to leave the house and adventure with her, they always come home super happy and then sadly walk around for at least an hour after she leaves. I couldn't have found a better pet sitter if I had duplicated myself! She truly is amazing

Samantha H.

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I have only used Sarah once so far but will not hesitate to again. I moved into a new City and immediately needed to be out of town and have someone lined up to take care of my dog. It could not have been more chaotic with the move, a Holiday, and the last minute request and Sarah was incredibly accommodating for the whole experience. When I arrived home my dog was happy and clearly well taken care of. I will absolutely be calling her again in the future.

Alexandra K.

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Sara is phenomenal. My dog is happier, I am happier. She is always available when I need her. As a surgeon, my schedule is often very unpredictable, and having a trustworthy and fantastic person like Sara taking care of my dog makes me breathe a lot easier

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  • 6 years in business
  • 33 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 2 min

Janifer R.

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I brought my male boxer/lab mix to Etlon for basic dog training. I got much more than I bargained for. My dog can be extremely stubborn, and I was offered strategies for encouraging him to engage. I really liked the positive based training, and I found results occurred quickly. It was important for me to practice during the week, but it was so worth it! Ken is obviously a huge dog lover. His patience brought results and helped me see how to approach things at home. My dog is a joy to be with and I am more relaxed when others are around because I have confidence that my dog will be able to handle himself with others. Ken also offered to be available for suggestions or questions should anything come up in the future which I really appreciated. I would absolutely recommend Etlon Academy to anyone looking for dog training. J. Robb

Dana P.

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This past summer Ken worked with Rosie, a 10 month Cavapoo, and myself. He took the time to get to know us in order to adapt the dog training sessions to fit our personalities, comfort level, and goals. Rosie responded quickly to his positive training approach. Ken was also extremely patient in showing me how to continue working with Rosie at home in order to reinforce what was learned in the sessions. Rosie quickly learned all the commands necessary to receive her Good Citizenship certificate. Rosie is now a well-behaved dog who accompanies my family everywhere. Whether attending lacrosse tournaments, school parades, or going to work with my husband, we always receive comments on her behavior and training. I would highly recommend Ken and Etlon Training Academy to anyone.

Laura R.

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Ken was my first experience with professional dog training. I'm Amazed! Simple applicable success from the very first session. Positive reinforcement and strategies for overcoming frustration (more for the humans than the puppies) transformed the behavior of our Wilson - a rescue with a little bit of shyness inside a large body. Ken's guidance and constant reassurance gave me confidence and helped Wilson transfer energy into play resulting in a puppy who is undercontrol and safe in any environment.

  • 26 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 4 hours
  • Patterson, NY

Travis K.

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Joyce works great with my female Rottweiler. When I hired her my pup had previous training of basic commands, and was well behaved. Joyce enabled me to have more control of my dog, and she is now able to go out with me without a leash. With her style of dog training it gave me a deeper bond with my dog. In addition, it has given me peace of mind that my dog will listen to the commands that I am giving her. I would recommend Joyce to any dog owner regardless of what needs they may have. I have recommended Joyce to my girlfriend and they have just started training her Shiba Inu! It has been such a great time working with her. Every training session she sends out a recap of the training so you don't miss a beat.

Darcel L.

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LOVE LOVE LOVE Joyce!!! I can't say enough about how knowledgeable she is about dogs. At our consultation she gave us some tools to use until our first training session. We started to implement the tools immediately and our 2 1/2 yo Wheaten, Cooper was very responsive! Joyce is very patience and took the time to show me (over & over again) how to use the commands properly. Cooper's training was so noticeable that my neighbor called Joyce and they are currently in training with their Goldendoodle! I absolutely recommend Joyce, Bred for Life she was a life saver for us and Cooper. With her help, we now have a well behaved dog that we can take anywhere!

Ann P.

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Puppy training. Joyce is a wonderful dog handler and has really helped us.

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  • 30 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 14 hours
  • Port Jervis, NY

Kenneth R.

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We have tried both group & individual training for our GSD, who was increasingly difficult to walk and was aggressive towards other dogs. We were never able to achieve the results we wanted. Leah was great: knowledgable, confident, patient & . After a 2 hr session, our dog is a pleasure to walk and her aggressive behavior towards dogs has almost resolved. I recommend Leah/K9 Companion & am very satisfied with our results.

Kristine G.

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It was nice to have Leigh work with us in our home. She was great with our dog and showed us new techniques for communicating with our dog. I would recommend her to others interested in dog training/obedience.

John K.

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Leigh taught us more about our dog then I ever knew . Looking forward to my dogs training and how much we can lean together .

  • 26 hires on Thumbtack
  • Trumbull, CT

Richard M.

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My wife and I had a great experience with Mary at Canine Love Dog Training. Mary was on time, professional and answered all of our questions in detail. She was a pleasure to work with and our Golden Retriever loved her. I would recommend Mary to friends and family so give Mary a call if you would like training or advice.

Ann M.

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Mary is great especially since she is there to train one dog and she has to work around the other three that we have. We saw progress with Fat Puppy with in 2 weeks.

Bianca D.

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Great experience! We got some great tips on training our puppies. Also got post visit text to see how we were getting on with the training.

  • 1 year in business
  • 14 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 6 min

Sammy S.

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I reached out to Josh for help because my dog would lash out at other dogs when we went for walks, hikes, etc. I was very pleased with his work! He arrived on time, earlier than expected, to really make sure I got the most out of my session. The quality of his work is very professional and you could tell he truly cares about helping you and your dog! He is very knowledgeable in numerous different behavioral issues, which was impressive. He taught me how to take control of my dog and now my dog is doing much better socially. Josh also responded to my emails in a timely mannner when I would have quick questions. I would highly recommend this service!!

Jill B.

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Josh is extremely knowledgeable and presents all training options clearly so we could decide the best approach with our 2 dogs. He truly cared about the dogs success and we trusted him 100%. We are able to live ( not to mention hike) happily with our 2 dogs now and are thinking about a third that we will have Josh train from the start!!! We would absolutely recommend Backcountry K-9 to anyone who needs help with their dog.

Gul T.

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We have not completed our puppy training yet but so far all is going well. Josh connected with my puppy right away as if she knew him already and responded to his reward-based training technique right away. He also gave us a lot of information on how to care for our puppy.

  • 11 years in business
  • 16 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 2 hours

MP M.

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Always on time. Cheerful, bright & full of energy. Carla has worked twice with our 9 week puppy. Amazing results. As most puppies will do, ours was teething and chewing on almost anything. Immediate results. After the first session the puppy would come on command, sit and look you in the eyes for a reward. Second session worked on "leave it", focus and kennel. Dog gets it. She is remarkable gentle yet commanding with the dog and her philosophy is that the dog has to learn who is master and who is follower. There is no doubt that the investment with Carla with yield years of pleasant interactions with the dog.

Jon S.

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I have worked with several dog trainers in the past and Ms. Fukumori is by far the most capable. She is direct and quietly assertive. Her methods are straight forward and our dog immediately responded to her authority. Several days later our mutt is a changed dog, much more manageable. Highly recommend her.

Jeannie N.

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As soon as I met with Carla and spent some time with my puppy, I knew that she was a great trainer and teacher for me. She is patient, knowledgable and kind. Carla s a find. I recommend her highly and with gratitude.

  • 8 years in business
  • 24 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 1 hours

Kristen A.

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When Elliot found me in April of 2012 I knew he’d found his fur-ever home. Having grown up with dogs my entire life I thought it’d be easy, however Elliot came with quite a bit of “baggage” and even though he was about 2 years old he was almost completely untrained. I found Diana at Cooperative Canine online and we had our first meet and greet very quickly. I gave her his history of having been abused, neglected and living in the streets. I knew she’d be a great fit for assisting in training both Elliot and myself. She helped me with many of his issues and of course the basic training. He’s become a wonderful dog and member of the family mainly due to our training by Diana at Cooperative Canine. She gave us plenty of homework each week and we worked tirelessly to get him to where he is today. Once our training's ended Diana still checks in to see how things are going and if anything had come up. Even a year and a half later she came by for a wellness check and we discussed a couple of new issues he was having. We came up with a game plan on how to tackle the issues and Diana still follows up to assure they've been resolved or are working on resolving them. Diana at Cooperative Canine did an incredible job with both myself and Elliot and we couldn't have been more pleased with the outcome, customer service and loyalty she has for her clients!

Marc G.

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I called Diana for help with my dog Harlie who was very scared to go outside for a walk. Diana returned my call very fast and came over right away to start working with Harlie. Diana is very knowledgeable and was a huge help. After only 3 visits Harlie is much better going out for walks. She doesn't pull to get back inside and doesn't try to avoid going out when it's time for her walk. Before Diana came over to help, Harlie would run and hide in the house when she knew it was time to go out. She also gave me some pointers on some new training games and they have worked in a short time. Could not be happier with Diana and the job she did. If you have any issues with your dog or just want someone to help train your dog Diana is the dog trainer that you need to call. Don't waste your time or money on any other dog trainer. Just call Diana she will get the job done.

Kiri R.

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I was so happy to have found Diana to help me with my puppy. She was not only knowledgeable about dog behavior and training, but she helped to ease my anxieties about my puppy's behavior and validated me on my efforts thus far. She was easy to schedule with, offered affordable rates and did not try to sell my on more lessons. I plan on using her as needed in the future.

  • 1 year in business
  • 14 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 1 hours

Nikki L.

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I’ve had the pleasure of knowing Tim personally and professionally for the past 12 years. A dedicated and highly competent canine professional, Tim’s passion for dog training is infectious. Over the past two years I have observed Tim work with clients as well as his own dogs, Cassandra and Cyrus, since they were assigned to him at Starmark Academy. Before meeting Tim, Cassandra was an overweight senior with almost no physical stamina. Tim has since transformed her into a healthy, fit, and happy girl who loves to play and socialize. Cyrus, who was healthy but lacking in other ways, now aims to please and has blossomed into an incredible athlete with an appetite for physical and mental challenges. Both dogs are a living testament to the depth of Tim’s skill and expertise as a trainer. Tim is also refreshingly attentive and thoughtful when working with clients. Outside of the scheduled lesson time, he is more than willing to answer any thoughts and concerns via email, text or phone. I’ve also noticed that Tim prefers to keep his client list on the smaller side. It makes all the difference in outcome and experience, as his approach is tailored to each individual client’s needs. I can’t think of a better ally to have by your side on the journey to ensure a lasting bond with your pooch. You’re in great hands—be sure to do your homework and the results will follow!

David A.

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Tim is a friendly and devoted individual. Extremely knowledgeable about his trade. He comprehends the needs you have of your dog, and employs his training regimen around those needs. Further, he teaches you the required skills to keep the dog well trained and behaving properly. We saw progress with our pup well within a few weeks. The important thing is that you listen to what Tim has to say, and you employ the tactics he teaches you. It's all about reinforcement. Without that reinforcement, your dog will only go so far. If someone asked me to recommend a dog trainer, The Guiding Leash Dog Training and Behavior Solutions company would be my go to choice.

Amy C.

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If you are looking for training or behavioral solutions, Tim is the person to contact! He is extremely knowledgeable and fully invested in his work and the dogs and owners he works with. Our dog learned very quickly throughout our training sessions, and we learned effective means of communicating with her. Tim’s lesson summaries are invaluable, and we have referred to them often. He responds quickly to any questions that arise.

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

Joe A.

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Rick is the best! A true professional. I'm very happy with his services. Dina, one of Ricks walkers, is just perfect. A real dog lover. I feel very comfortable leaving my dogs in her care. I get texts and emails every day on how much fun they had during their walk and playtime. I highly recommend Paw Prince

Christie E.

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Super professional!!! Exceptionally personable! Rick has treated our dog Maximo like a member of his own family!! We are thankful to have found a dog walking/sitting service with genuine and caring service!!!

Stefanie D.

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Rick is very professional - comes complete with liability insurance for all sorts of situations. He's great with dogs and is involved in animal rescue - what more could you want in a dog walker?!

  • 27 years in business
  • 16 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 6 min

Paula T.

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Virginias offers a wealth of knowledge and genuine care and concern for people and their dogs. She has a style that quickly puts you at ease, is patient, fun to work with, professional and above all effective. I have benefited from her expertise when I have needed to discuss a training issue. I run a dog training school and have had Virginia out to teach us more advanced skills, broaden our techniques and learn new ideas. I would highly recommend Virginia for owners and veterinarians when they need help with basic manners training up through the most difficult behavioral problems. Paula Thomas LVT, CPDT owner of Positive Touch Dog Training/Head trainer at White Oak Animal Hospital.

Sue L.

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Virginia has the experience, knowledge and patience to work with frustrated handlers and problem dogs. I wasn’t getting satisfactory results from other trainers I’d consulted and worked with. My next step was a call to Virginia. We met and worked with my problem dog who was reactive and acted aggressively when on leash. Virginia worked wonders helping me to understand my dog’s behavior and how to solve his problems. I could see results almost immediately. My dog is now relaxed in situations in which he would have previously acted out aggressively. I have and will continue to recommend Virginia to friends and acquaintances for all their dog training needs. Sue & “Cisco”

Eileen F.

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I had aquired a one and a half year old Lhasa Apso who hated the doorbell and jumped on people. He also nipped at people coming in. She actually trained me and my dog. She showed me how to watch for triggers and distract him. Her calm personalty and gentle manner helped us a great deal. Virginia is always quick to respond and provides great detailed feedback after each session. I highly recommend Virginia.

  • 21 years in business
  • 11 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 5 min

Jane M.

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Wish we'd hired Don sooner! He began training our Golden puppy when the group class training we had attended proved insufficient. He's done a remarkable job and is now our puppy walker too! Family and puppy are all very happy. Thanks Don!

Donna P.

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Don is pet sitter for our 14 year old dachshund. He is reliable, loving and handles any situation that may arise with your animal with ease. I highly recommend Don. Our dog Koko loves her "home away from home".

Chris D.

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Very knowledgeable and really helped us out with our dog issues! I would highly recommend Don, he was really great!

  • 40 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 13 hours

John R.

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I called Alert Canine Training Solutions because my dog had a bad habit of jumping on our guests in our home. Within three weeks Matt had the dog trained to go to her bed and stay there by saying the command "Place". Matt is extremely knowledgeable in his field of dog training and I would highly recommend him.

  • 48 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
  • New Hampton, NY

Jenn V.

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I initially spent over $400 at Petsmart for obedience training. After four lessons I was informed that they couldn't help me with my lab/pit's aggressive behavior; I felt lost & desperate. I had to go out of town for a few days & found K9 partners on here, called them & found out that they specialize in large dogs & have training, & boarding!!! I boarded my baby for my trip, & paid for the training. It cost more than the retail stores, but in this case I can attest you get what you pay for! I take Jax with me everywhere; the dog park, flea markets. It doesn't matter who comes to my house! We've learned how to manage his behavior. I'm forever indebted to this place for saving my Jax.

Nancy B.

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Tony was amazing! I have a 3 year old boxer who is extremely high strung, anxious, and was impossible to walk on a leash. After he received the basic obedience course, he was like a different dog. They offer other levels of training if I want to take Cooper a step further, which is something I will be pursuing in the near future. I definitely recommend K9 partners if you are looking for your dog to be trained.

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