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Beavercreek Dog Trainers

Browse these dog trainers with great ratings from Thumbtack customers in Beavercreek.

  • 5 years in business
  • 73 hires on Thumbtack
Ken T.
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Initial interview about dog training services. Very congenial and knowledgable owner, answered all questions at length, listened closely and shared own experiences, and demonstrated a great love for animals. I felt very comfortable with him, and signed up for his services.

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BulletProof Dog Training
4.9
from 38 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 64 hires on Thumbtack
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Brian P.
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Our dog has clearly been taught the right way and we see immediate improvement. So thankful to BulltetProof dog training!

Raise the Bar Dog Training
4.9
from 33 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 81 hires on Thumbtack
Desirae P.
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Cheryl did an amazing job training my dog. He was only about 12 weeks when she started with him and he has progressed tremendously! She made sure he met all the goals we talked about. I highly recommend her!

  • 5 years in business
  • 73 hires on Thumbtack
Tim G.
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We took our ten month old lab to Melissa and she corrected everything we asked. This greatly exceeded our expectations! We are now working on repetition and everything is going extremely well. I would highly recommend Melissa's Mutt's and Mongrel's to anyone needing help with dog training.

Bohannon Dog Training
5.0
from 25 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 80 hires on Thumbtack
Katie H.
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The Bohannon Dog Training team were wonderful! They helped my family become more aware of our dogs needs. They were always helpful and on time for each appointment.

Offleash K9 Training, LLC
5.0
from 15 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 9 hires on Thumbtack
James L.
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I enrolled my 7 month old American bully pup Jax into Rogers 2 week board in train program. Roger kept us updated daily with status messages and pictures which made the 2 weeks without Jax easier. We missed him like crazy. When we picked up Jax roger went over the e collar and commands with me and my children so we all felt comfortable using it. We were so amazed with what roger had taught Jax. Not only did he teach the commands that were included with the 2 week board in train we paid for but he went above and beyond and taught Jax several advanced commands too! If you are thinking about obedience training for your dog roger is the man to use.

  • 21 years in business
  • 18 hires on Thumbtack
Norm F.
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I use Special Friends frequently and have always gotten outstanding service from Alicia. She treats my dog like her own. I highly recommend her!

H3K9 training
4.0
from 6 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 12 hires on Thumbtack
Jennifer W.
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100% recommended!!! We searched for a dog trainer on thumbtack not knowing anyone in the area, and we felt that Robert was the most personable and wanting to know what we were looking to achieve..... so we drove the extra distance to have him board and train our rescue dog. The outcome was remarkable and more than we expected with only 10 days with her. He kept in touch with us and even sent photos. She came home happy and listening to commands! Some friends of ours are already booking their dogs with him and I am looking forward to seeing their progress as well. Thanks for your amazing work Robert!!!

Sit Stay Dog Watching LLC
4.0
from 5 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Sarah P.
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Such a good service. She takes care of the dogs like they're her own. Highly recommended.

Angela Hale
3.8
from 4 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Michael M.
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One of finest grooming experience’s I have Had Quick and flexible very resemble pricing my dogs Have never looked better thank you in my opinion one of the best

  • 8 hires on Thumbtack
Anita F.
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I like the fact the trainers have knowledge of the maltese breed. They made me feel welcome and that they will work with me and my baby.

  • 10 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Jennifer S.
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Extremely satisfied. Fit me into her schedule on short notice, and did a beautiful job grooming my Bernese Mountain Dog in preparation for a show. Particularly liked how well she trimmed the nails! Paisley was happy, too. We'll definitely return again. :)

  • 3 years in business
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Working with both K9s and their families to better understand each other so they have a happy and healthy relationship.

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Is your dog shy, hyper, or out of control? Call; we can help! We offer training, aquatic and holistic services for your pet. You will be amazed at how quickly your dog will respond to you when you use our services. By creating a safe, gentle, and most of all fun, learning environment, Positive Paws will help you to make your dog a welcome and successful member of your family.

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I am always happy to be working with animals! Dogs are my favorite

  • 12 years in business
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I have experience with giving dogs their meds and sticking to a strick diet.

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I do what my customers want that they can't or don't want to do. I take care of animals, houses, yards or whatever is needed. My pet care is like my children, I love and respect them and listen to them.

  • 6 years in business
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We focus more exclusively on the relationship between pet and owner, creating an unbreakable bond that ties them together, so that they work better together. We will initially work with the dog, showing them the command and what is expected, then we hand the control to the owner and help them master the command.

  • 5 years in business
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Dandelion Acres offers 3 acres of fenced play space! We feel that dogs need room to run and play both inside and out! More like a dog park, we don't have high fences and confined spaces. Pups are able to go outside far more than two times per day like other kennels offer.

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I bathe and groom dogs. I have been pet certified through Petsmart. I have been grooming for 3 years.

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I will make sure sure dog and cats are alright. I will give food and water and spend significant time with them. I will also provide dog walking services. I have a diploma in dog care and am a veterinary assistant.

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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