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Eugene Dog Trainers

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Kate's Dogs
5.0
from 4 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
Loreen O.
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Caitlin went out of her way to help me learn how to work with my dogs. The dogs always had a good time when she was here with us, as did I. We made significant progress and I now have some good strategies for continuing to work with the dogs. I highly recommend Kate's Dogs.

Jordan Hevern
5.0
from 3 reviews
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Julian M.
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Jordan was great walking my dog he was always happy to see her and tired when he got back.

Pairis' Pampered Pets
5.0
from 3 reviews
  • 20 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Nicole B.
Verified review

So my dog Bruno is a very picky and spoiled pup. He has never let anyone else but my husband walk him but when Cassandra came to the house, Bruno fell in love. She is a great pet person. She has walked him three times and I am sure we are in for a long relationship

Training Spot
5.0
from 3 reviews
  • 13 years in business
Laurel H.
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These are some of the most professional, effective positive reinforcement dog trainers in town. Their group classes and individual training options are so great, no matter what kind of behavior your dog has (good or bad). They are so kind and caring!

Heeling Paws Abilities
5.0
from 3 reviews
  • 9 years in business
Glenn B.
Verified review

I watched Kim train a little goldendoodle. She did excellent work! She has a passion for dogs, and her training style is gentle and effective. She's great to do business with - you won't be disappointed!

Pawsitive Pet
5.0
from 2 reviews
  • 25 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Joni H.
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Cindy came to my home, worked with both my dog and horse. She very quickly established a trusting rapport with my dog. She was patient and knowledgeable.

Doggie Doos and Don'ts
5.0
from 1 review
  • 12 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Chad K.
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Awesome Service! Great with our dogs and I'm so happy we don't have to pick up poop anymore!

Luka's Loving Touch
5.0
from 1 review
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
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Because results are achieved quickly in a relaxed atmosphere.

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My work stands out because I love animals and genuinely want to help them. I also put 110 percent effort into any animal that I am caring for.

  • 2 years in business
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We do all things dog behavior, as simple and learning to walk with a loose leash to complicated issues like separation anxiety.

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I love animals of all shapes and sizes! I have a flexible schedule and can tailor to any special needs your pet may have.

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I became a canine trainer to help people transform the lives of their pets and I want to see you accomplish more than you can, on your own. It is difficult to find the time and motivation to sustain a complete obedient dog. I'm here to push you to accomplish your goals, their families and their obedient pets to live and learn together.

  • 11 years in business
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Do you need help with manners, obedience or aggressive behavior? Do you want a happier life for you and your dog? You have the right place. I offer one-on-one or group classes.

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Specializing in dog obedience, behavior modification and solving problem behaviors in dogs of all ages and breeds.

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I offer basic to complex dog training services. Training can be from learning how to walk on or off leash to house training, including potty training, staying off the furniture, and not chewing up your remotes. Training can also include service training or just simple tricks to impress your friends. I have owned and trained many large and small breed dogs; I have not met a dog that I could not teach to do almost anything!

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I am an student who needs a part-time job. I had two dogs on my own. I know how to play with dogs, bath, and walk them, just like all the other dog lovers.

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My popular puppy training classes and one-on-one dog training or classes are always flexible to fit you. If you live in the Greater Jefferson area, you will want to bring your dog or puppy to the Ranch. Dogs, puppies and their owners love the positive methods and behavior modification at the Ranch. I have been training people to train their own dogs for 15 years. You can train your dog with just some help for me. Come see us.

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I love dogs! I like to study the different breeds and what each breed requires for exercise. I believe in the "exercise, discipline, and then love" theory. I will care for your dog like it was my own. I pay special attention to my clients' wishes and requests for handling their pet.

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I am looking for part-time work. I would love to walk dogs and dog sit on part-time basis. My duties would include the following: cleaning up after dogs, watching dogs, taking dogs on walks, and feeding dogs.

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Do your dog(s) need to be walked, fed or watched over while you are on trips or at work? I provide a service so that my costumers can relax or work and know their animal friend(s) will be well taken cared of.

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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