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Eastlake Dog Trainers

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L'Chaim Canine
4.9
from 66 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • 168 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Matt H.
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We've only done 2 of our 5 private sessions so we aren't very far into the training but our dog seems to be responding very wel .

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Abby Lane Dog Training LLC
4.9
from 66 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • 148 hires on Thumbtack
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Erin F.
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We hired Abby Lane Dog Training after we got our newest addition. Both dogs were in need of obedience training, while we as a family needed to better understand how to properly discipline our dogs, so that we could have well-mannered dogs. After 6 weeks our dogs are well-behaved, especially in social settings with people outside of our immediate family. We would recommend Tom & Kathleen, hands down!

Darwin Dogs LLC
4.8
from 56 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 103 hires on Thumbtack
Melissa A.
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Our time with Kerry was very informational and eye-opening. She helped me to realize that many things I had learned about dog training in the past were setting my puppy up for failure and me up for a lifetime of frustration . And some of his bad habits that I found so frustrating were a result of my own rearing. She showed me products and ways that I could work with him that will help his mental and physical well-being. Just her presence when she walked in the room immediately gained his control and showed me that I could do it to. I can't wait to see how well he progresses and would suggest her services to anyone with a dog who has a big heart (and an affinity for chewing, jumping, and not listening)

Susie Says Sit
4.6
from 50 reviews
  • 24 years in business
  • 110 hires on Thumbtack
Patti Z.
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Dog training, good experience

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  • 18 years in business
  • 77 hires on Thumbtack
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Joyce W.
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Robin is truly one of the very best trainers. She is thorough in her approach to training the dog and teaching the owner the correct way to work with their dogs training. Since Robin started working with us to train our Little Missy (a 9 year old Dachshund) we have noticed a huge change in her behavior. She is an outstanding trainer and we would highly recommend her.

Angels in the Innfield, LLP
4.6
from 28 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 78 hires on Thumbtack
Kelly L.
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Angie has taught me how to handle my dog, and in return, my dog is a much better behaved pet. She really listened to my concerns and made a plan to work on each one of them. I highly recommend Angels in the Infield! Professional, friendly, and very knowledgeable about training dogs (and their people).

Pawsitively Good Pup
4.7
from 19 reviews
  • 13 years in business
  • 30 hires on Thumbtack
Randall D.
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My husband and I got our Border Collie (Isis) when he was 8 weeks old. We started training classes with Cindy soon after. Isis is almost 10 years old now.over those nine plus years we went through basic, Intermediate, clicker, canine good citizen, agility, o-gility...pretty much everything Cindy offers. The classes are fun and informative, a great bonding experience for you and your dog. Once we ran out of classes we just kept going back. Cindy is an excellent teacher and trainer. You will learn just as much as your dog if not more. Isis loves going to "school" as we call it. Just saying the word "school" to him makes his ears perk up then he dashes to the back door ready to go. Cindy makes dog training (school) something to look forward to every week. Thanks Cindy.

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dogtrainer/walker
4.9
from 16 reviews
  • 11 years in business
  • 16 hires on Thumbtack
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Jeff S.
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Having had dogs before, I had a basic understanding of the time and effort that goes into training a dog. It has been many years since our last dog and this time, training a puppy also meant training children to the same routine that we want the dog to learn and grow with. Working with Jeff has been a pleasure. He has provided me with good reminders as to how I need to approach our puppy. He has also provided me with my one-on-one training, so that I know how to instruct my wife and kids in their approach to our puppy. Having a dog in the house allows for great companionship as well as security. Having a dog that respects your authority and responds to your commands allows you to have a smooth interaction and a peaceful home!

K-9 Comfort Zone, Ltd.
4.7
from 11 reviews
  • 22 hires on Thumbtack
Theresa P.
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I am a first time dog owner and the classes were fun, informative and easy to understand for both me and my puppy. You will learn how to train your dog and get lots of practice and feedback in the class. The written materials were helpful.

What's Up, Dog? L.L.C.
5.0
from 10 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 15 hires on Thumbtack
Joedda R.
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Tina has a love and passion for animals. Great to learn from for owner and dog. Would recommend her to anyone!

  • 11 years in business
  • 11 hires on Thumbtack
Melissa Z.
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Barb is amazing! I had a senior dog that required a lot of medication and specific care. I do not have family in this area to help me with my dog. There were days were I worked long hours or I had to leave town. I would call Barb and she was always willing to help. My dog had an intestinal disease and kidney failure. She took ten different medications a day and at specific times. Barb ALWAYS made sure my dog was taken care of. I knew if my dog needed anything Barb would handle it. Barb was the only person I trusted with her. I don't know what I would do without Barb! She is passionate about her job and is very trusting.

Very Good Dog Training
5.0
from 4 reviews
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Margee D.
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Alicia is very passionate about training your pet to be a welcomed Family member. She listens to you and gets a better understanding of what problems you are having with your pet. She puts together a plan to correct this behavior . She has been very successful with both of our dogs. I would highly recommend her.

  • 23 years in business
Robert P.
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Excellent experience. Gina did a great job walking us through potty training our dogs. She really knows her stuff and the dogs relate well to her. Gina also does a great job with children. She has a former teaching background. As a result, she can really get the dog training points across to the children as well as the owners. Would highly recommend a few sessions with Gina.

  • 2 years in business
Sue H.
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Kelly does a great job with our dog, Maria. Maria doesn't get along with just anyone but loves Kelly!

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I can train your dog. I have 6 years of experinece. I use to work for the animal protective league, and I am excellent at what I do, any problem with your dogs or pets period I can help, and I'm more than willing to help.

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Tonia, an ABC certified dog trainer, is specializing in basic obedience and dog walking. We can meet at a park or your house. I use the basics of both food based and mild-correction training methods.

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The Canine Companions provides professional dog walking and pet sitting services in our clients' homes. We customize our services to fit the needs of our clients in a reliable and flexible manner. We enable our clients to enjoy the convenience and peace of mind in knowing that their beloved 4-legged family member is in the trusted hands of a loving, qualified, and knowledgeable professional pet sitter. Our skilled pet sitters and dog walkers are bonded, insured, and trained by the American Red Cross in Pet First Aid. Services When you hire The Canine Companions to care for your pet, you will be assigned your own canine companion. That canine companion will come to your home as frequently as needed to provide the care your pet needs and deserves. During a free in-home consultation, we will create a customized pet care routine for your pet sitter to follow during each visit. Typical pet services include: * feeding and providing fresh water * dog walking * playtime * litter box cleaning * written report of the visit's activities * picture message sent to the client's cell phone Other services provided may include: * bringing in the mail * watering plants * alternating lights * rotating blinds * taking in or out trash cans Rates You can schedule either 30 or 60-minute visits. Rates are as follows: * 30-minute visit - $15 * 60-minute visit - $25

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I do carpet cleaning, spot cleaning, general housecleaning, dog bathing and sitting, bookkeeping, organizing and errands.

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I have four dogs of my own, three dachshunds and one English bulldogs which all require a lot of attention and responsibility. I love pets and am responsible. I am not taking summer classes and would love to pick up something extra to do with my time, especially something I would enjoy like being around pets.

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I am hardworking. I pay attention to detail. I have good attitude towards working. I never let the outside world affect my work habits.

  • 8 years in business
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We are a professional breeding and dog training kennel. We specialize in German shepherds and Belgian Malinois. We have a high success rate in training dogs from obedience all the way to fully trained dogs or dogs with behavioral issues! Feel free to give us a call today for a free quote on training your loved one! We also provide puppies, young trained dogs and fully trained dogs.

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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