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Solon Dog Trainers

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Top Pro
Abby Lane Dog Training LLC
4.9
from 66 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • 147 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Cheryl N.
Verified review

Tom was fabulous to work with and did an amazing job training my dog!! So happy I went with him! The first time Tom was with my dog she wouldn't even walk! She is now a great dog from an obedience standpoint and loves going on walks with my family! Couldn't be happier and highly recommend him as a dog trainer!

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L'Chaim Canine
4.9
from 63 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • 165 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 .

Susie Says Sit
4.5
from 45 reviews
  • 96 hires on Thumbtack
Patti Z.
Verified review

Dog training, good experience

Angels in the Innfield, LLP
4.6
from 27 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 74 hires on Thumbtack
Kelly L.
Verified review

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).

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dogtrainer/walker
4.9
from 15 reviews
  • 11 years in business
  • 15 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
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!

  • 16 hires on Thumbtack
Jeffrey V.
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Dianne did an exceptional job grooming our Goldendoodle Winnie. Winnie looks beautiful! We felt extremely comfortable leaving our puppy with Dianne. She was warm and welcoming, treating Winnie as if she was one of her own. In the past when we would pick Winnie up from the groomer, she was bolting for the door as if to say "let's get out of this place!". However, when we picked her up from Dianne, she was roaming the house and playing with Dianne's dog. We could tell she was very comfortable and not anxious at all! Dianne has earned our business going forward and we highly recommended her services to any pet owner. Thank you, Dianne!

K-9 Comfort Zone, Ltd.
4.8
from 12 reviews
  • 22 hires on Thumbtack
Mary beth J.
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Jennifer watched and trained my dog and did an excellent job with her I would highly recommend her, she is excellent with dogs.

What's Up, Dog? L.L.C.
5.0
from 9 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 12 hires on Thumbtack
Joedda R.
Verified review

Tina has a love and passion for animals. Great to learn from for owner and dog. Would recommend her to anyone!

Saving Grace K9s
5.0
from 4 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 6 hires on Thumbtack
Lyn G.
Verified review

Really nice will go beyond what her job is pickedup Samson so he can be exposed to new place I don't drive to to many places so jean offered I am so thankful to have her to help me with my dog he is not aggressive but really reactive to anything new

Very Good Dog Training
5.0
from 3 reviews
    Margee D.
    Verified review

    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.

    • 13 years in business
    • 13 hires on Thumbtack
    Keith H.
    Verified review

    Karen has been great in working with our puppy and working with US on how to work with our puppy. Would highly recommend hiring her to train your puppy!

    Paws n Claws Academy
    5.0
    from 1 review
    • 14 years in business
    Lynn S.
    Verified review

    Took my 2 dogs here to get groomed. The dogs came home with no shedding, feeling soft, and smelled amazing! The staff is personal and friendly! Fast and flexible when making my appointment! The price point was great and fit my budget! I recommend Paws-N-Claws for grooming! My pups loved the homemade cookies too!

    The Poop Dudes
    5.0
    from 1 review
    • 1 year in business
    Timothy B.
    Verified review

    Called when they were on their way. Removed a lot of dog waste from the home! So thankful for them so I do not have to do it. My elderly mother uses them as well since she isn't physically able to do it! Would definitely recommend!

    About

    I am able to walk dogs at your preferred location or I can pick the animal up and take it to one of the many dog parks in my location. I walk a standard 1 mile, but more can be requested. I also house sit dogs at your location. I can come to your place three times a day to walk, play, feed, and water your pet..

    About

    Our business is all about dogs and dog training. We love all dogs in all forms. Training is our gift.

    About

    I have been training dogs for a little over a year with the prospect of hoping to be able to open up my own "Angels Dog Cafe and Rescue." I'm actually experienced in handling/training dogs, cats and even rabbits. I can do everything, from the basics of potty training to the training of show dogs. I can train your dog to do anything, from the most basic of tricks to the complexity of skateboarding. For what you're looking for, I'll offer up my best service.

    About

    I am someone who has an unwavering resolve. I am determined to do well in my job.

    About

    I love animals and provide care services to anyone within a short-travel radius. I'm a long-time Hudson resident. I have a large, protected yard as needed.

    About

    Calling all young dogs and puppies. Come play, chase, run, wrestle and have fun with other young dogs. You'll go home with a tired and happy puppy that mom and dad will love. The canine club is a daycare facility that is dedicated to providing your dog with a day of play in a clean and safe environment. Is your best friend home alone? Our day care facility is designed to give your beloved dog a day of safe and interactive play. Give your best friend the gift of socialization, stimulation, exercise, love, attention and fresh air. It definitely beats sitting in the house all day, waiting for you to come home. The Canine Club offers convenient drop-off daycare as well as training and grooming services. Come, check us out. You'll both love our over 4,000 square feet of indoor play spaces and over 5,000 square feet of outdoor play spaces. We offer positive reinforcement dog training. Safe, interactive play for your pet is monitored full-time by our highly trained staff. Our full-service grooming salon is fully functional on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays and it operates with only 100% quality organic shampoos. Appointments can be made during Saturdays.

    • 8 years in business
    About

    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.

    About

    If you need a trainer, walker or a pet sitter, call me! I'm flexible and would love to help you out.

    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.

    Actual Requests

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    Need a Dog Trainer

    Brunswick, OH

    • Dog training type
      Behavioral Modification
    • Dog age(s)
      Puppy - 6-12 months
    • Dog size(s)
      Large (46-70 lbs)
    • Details
      Dog has fear aggression. Growls at strangers and has nipped. Lives with two other dogs, but is aggressive with all other stranger dogs.
    • $200
      Average price

    Need a Dog Trainer

    Painesville, OH

    • Dog training type
      Obedience, Behavioral Modification
    • Dog age(s)
      Puppy - 0-6 months
    • Dog size(s)
      Small (1-15 lbs)
    • Details
      Want to work on not biting and not being dog reactive.
    • $167.5
      Average price
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