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Buddy's Dog School
4.9
from 38 reviews
  • 12 years in business
  • 71 hires on Thumbtack
Nicole E.
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Stacey did a great job with my AmStaff puppy. This training has been a life saver! The training can seem a little shocking at first, but have faith! She knows what she is doing and you and your dog will turn out happier in the end. I would definitely recommend her training to anyone who feels their dog needs something more than traditional group classes.

Daydra's P.E.T.S.
4.9
from 24 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 51 hires on Thumbtack
Christine S.
Verified review

Daydra is helping us with our new puppy and she was very sweet, patient, and kind. She is a dog whisperer. My two boys are 12 years and 9 years old. They thought she was great too!!! Christine S.

K9Elite Dog Training
4.9
from 14 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 18 hires on Thumbtack
Sheila C.
Verified review

Coty did awesome training my dog. Using positive reinforcement and clicker training, my dog bonded to him immediately. Coty came well informed. He knew all the steps I have to complete in getting the results I need for my my disability. I am excited to continue working with Coty and would recommend his calm and great energy to my friends and family in a heart beat. Thank you

Forever a Keeper, LLC
4.7
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.

Sit Means Sit OKC
5.0
from 11 reviews
  • 17 hires on Thumbtack
Mary B.
Verified review

I have tried other dog training classes and Sit Means Sit is by the most helpful and with awesome results. I would recommend Lukas and Hannah to anyone.

Off Leash K9 Training
5.0
from 2 reviews
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Thumbtack Customer
Verified review

Perry is an outstanding trainer! Thank you for your help with Sequel. She is a completely different dog. Our bond is stronger and she appreciates me more! I attached a picture of her 1st birthday. We would never have been able to take this picture if they hadn't been through the board and train program! (her littermate, Nova also was trained by Perry)

  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Rebecca F.
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Walter the Doberman puppy was well taken care of and documentation and pictures were text and provided of his daily and weekly progress and care.

  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Jennifer S.
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Jaimee has been amazing. I am learning so much more than I expected already.

  • 28 years in business
Jeff O.
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Penny has more knowledge about animal behavior than any other trainer I've dealt with. Outstanding !!

  • 37 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
About

We train owners to train their own dogs. We work with all types off dogs, ages, and genders. There is no problem. Let's work together for your dogs and your happiness.

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I have 20 years experience training bird and dogs. I am a general obedience training certified hunting dog trainer and seminar operator for Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation.

  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
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What I do is very specific to the family that I'm working with. I create very simple guidelines and instructions that are tailored to each situation in order to help you bring out the best in you and your dog.

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I offer an alternative to kennels by looking after your pets in the comfort of their own home. When you aren't around to look after your pets, I step in and provide the care and interaction that I know your animals need and love. For example, if your dog likes to snuggle on the sofa and to watch a bit of TV after a walk, that;s what they will get. It's the human interaction that they crave and miss, while you are at work or away, which I can provide in your absence.

  • 13 years in business
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Puppy Paws Salon and Spa is a 7,000 square feet of dog grooming and dog sitting in Edmond, OK. The dog daycare facility is equipped with state-of-the-art modern equipment along with new air filtration system, 4 indoor play parks and 6,000 SF of outdoor play space, a Puppy Paws training classroom, and luxury sleep suites. Our services include dog grooming, dog sitting, dog nanny and dog boarding and dog daycare facilities and much more. Puppy Paws Salon and Spa prides itself on being a loving, safe, and fun atmosphere for all of your dog grooming, daycare, and boarding needs.

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Personal service to every single customer. We have trainers on staff every day, which most daycare and boarding services do not have.

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I have three dogs, and one cat, Very good dogs, cat still tries to kill the pit bull with her paws she has been declared. The two big dogs go out side and I call their names and say good girl, they both squat & p, poop as soon as as I say the magic words. I get great results with Love!.

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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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