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Oklahoma City Psychiatric Service Dog Trainers

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Buddy's Dog School
from 38 reviews
  • 12 years in business
  • 71 hires on Thumbtack
Amy R.
Verified review

I absolutely adore Stacey & her dog training school. She has been a life saver to us. We hired her right after we got our lab as a puppy at Christmas. She is super good at training us & our dog. She helped us survive the stage where we were second guessing our decision to get a dog. I don't know where we would be if it wasn't for Stacey! She knows a ton about dogs & I would hire her in a heartbeat if I got another puppy. In fact, we liked her so much we signed up for a second set of lessons and even told some of our friends about her :) She is super reliable, kind & very loving to our sweet dog Tinsel. I hired her off the internet after talking to a few of her references so I took a chance on her & it has worked out great. By the way...we happened to have signed up for classes at Petsmart when we got our puppy and I can tell you for sure that there is no comparison between the one on one training you get with Stacey & the group lessons at Petsmart. Well worth your money & Stacey is a great trainer!!! I love her!!!!

Daydra's P.E.T.S.
from 24 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 51 hires on Thumbtack
Lisa H.
Verified review

Daydra was very patient both with my dogs and with me and my kids. Our dogs behaved better after just one lesson!

K9Elite Dog Training
from 13 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 17 hires on Thumbtack
Marie B.
Verified review

Coty is very personable and has been so helpful in training our rescue dog.. he shares his skills and is encouraging to us to continue his teaching week to week... we have seen great progress! We definitely would recommend Coty!!

Forever a Keeper, LLC
from 12 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 8 hires on Thumbtack
Gregg K.
Verified review

I want to highly recommend Forever a Keeper, LLC. The quality of training was exceptional. My Dog and I also have a new forever friend. For anyone looking for the best dog training around you have found the right place here. I definitely will be doing more training with Forever a Keeper in the future.

2 Paws Up
from 2 reviews
    Mazie C.
    Verified review

    I am very impressed with 2 Paws Up pet sitting services and dog training classes. I have participated in every dog training class Gayla has offered. I have been happy with the professional way Gayla teaches the classes and the information I have received from these classes. She is patient with both owner and dog and encourages everyone with a positive attitude. I will continue to take classes offered thru 2 Paws Up.

    Really Good Pets LLC
    from 1 review
    • 5 years in business
    • 1 hire on Thumbtack

    We provide positive reinforcement dog training in the client's home. We come to you were you need solution. We also offer group classes that are specifically meant to broaden your dog's understanding and socialization skills.

    Brookheaven K-9

    New To Thumbtack

    • 23 years in business

    We provide professional dog and puppy training services for all breeds using positive training techniques, full training, private and group lessons, a huge dog training yard, and play yard.


    I provide canine behavior modification, basic obedience training, dog walking and dog sitting. I will travel depending on location.

    Positive Paws Academy

    New To Thumbtack


      My work stands out because I base my service off customer service before profit I invest myself into my clients dogs as I would if the dog was my own. My customers come first I'm not out for a profit. I do this to kind of work to so that less dogs are given up and a more harmonious living situation is established between human and dog

      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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