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Kari from Critters is absolutely amazing. She is matter of fact, patient, and intuitive. She was able to "read" our dog, a stubborn 200 pound Newfoundland, and interpreted small signs that indicated why he was unwilling to go in the car. In less than 45 minutes, she had him going in and out. Half of the battle is undoubtedly training the dog owners, and she did that, too, with grace, patience, and professionalism. Really great service, worth much more than we paid.
I am very happy so far. Cynthia has the patience of saint. I am looking forward to working with her in training my dog.
She took great care of my dog Gilly
Our experience working with Jamie to help train our dogs has been excellent. She involves the entire family and worked very well helping our kids work with the dogs. Her approach and techniques have been very effective with our dogs, especially our rescue. We highly recommend Jamie for any dog training assistance and will continue to have her work with our family for future dog training.
Haley is wonderful! My new shelter dog is so, so anxious and we were lost before Haley. She has given us the tools to help him adjust and train him into becoming the family dog he wants to be. She is respectful and sensitive to him and our family. I would recommend her to anyone!!
We worked with Brenda when our Papillons were puppies. We had man issues with the dogs barking and marking in our house to a point we were frustrated. Brenda was quick to settle the dogs down and work with them one on one. She has the ability to talk to the dogs and they know they have to mind and do so. It is amazing and I believe she is the female dog whisperer! I would recommend her to anyone seeking help in dog training.
Nicole was amazing! We only had a few days with her and she taught us everything she possibly could. She was assertive with our pup and help us do the same. My husband did the sessions with me and while he practiced with our dog, I practiced with Flynn, Nicole's well trained Australian Shepherd. That proved to best way for us to learn as we were both able to be active. Watching her with her dog provided a great example to us if what we were training our dog to do. Nicole was patient and very helpful. He repeated herself often and encouraged us to take notes to ensure that we grasped every concept she taught us. Our 6 month old puppy is doing great! He walks well on a leash and obeys commands like come, sit, down, stay, and heel. We are now practicing of leash training and with Nicole's help he is doing great! I would recommend her to anyone who has adopted a dog of any age.
Kymber began working with our dog Otis a couple months ago. Before meeting Kymber, Otis was extremely timid and lacked much confidence around other dogs. These personality traits definitely impacted his obedience in the house as well. Throughout our training, we worked on creating environments that would allow Otis to gain confidence and let his true personality shine. The result has been a much more confident, obedient, and happy dog. We could not be happier with the progress Otis has made and would recommend Kymber to any dog owner who needs some training help.
Was very prompt in setting up an in home demo and we feel confident in their skills!
Gail has been very professional. She has walked our sometimes stubborn and hard to manage Dalmatian for several months. She even takes pictures to let us see our dog when he takes a walk. She has given us advice about how to calm our dog for his separation anxiety and even given us a collar to help with his whining and barking. I cannot say enough about the level of professionalim and passion she has for animals. Hire her, she will take care of your animals with love, compassion and kindness like they are her own. Highly Recommended!
I'm a very savvy animal care taker! You can be assured your furry family member will be safely looked after and I will be able to do any task you need. Including caring for your dogs, cats, birds, and or reptiles. Will feed/water, administer medicine/prescription, walk/play, bath, transfer to and from appointments, ect.
I love dogs, and I love animals that are happy and excited to have a friend. I love being active, and because I live where I can't have animals, I found a way to make sure I can put that love to others who need it. My service starts at 10 dollars and up for any kind of service you're looking for. Thank you!
I am a veterinary technician with over 25 years of experience. I love working with animals. I have shown terriers successfully in obedience and agility, using positive training methods. I treat each pet as my own, with love and kindness.
We offer professional dog training and boarding services for all breeds, ages, and sizes of dogs. We provide custom programming to fit you and your dog where every dog is treated like one of our own. We used fair and balanced methods to achieve best results with a happy dog and owner! We are owned by a master certified trainer.
We provide dog walking & pet care services for all breeds. Whether your dog needs a quick 15 minute potty break or prefers an hour long stroll through the park, we're happy to spend time with your pooch while you are away. We also provide pet sitting services for cats, rabbits and all your other furry friends.
I have been working with animals all of my life. And yes, I'm at a "mature" age!! You need to balance people, emotional beings, with dogs, pack animals. I feel we should not try to make dogs into people, but meet them halfway with communication. We becoming part dog and they becoming more compliant to human needs.
I'm currently a senior at Mountain View High School, but I'm finishing my requirements through running start at Clark College. I only attend classes on Tuesdays and Thursdays, so I have a lot of free time! I've been seeking employment to occupy myself. I have a huge heart for animals, and it never occurred to me that I could do something I love and make a little bit of cash while doing it! I would be able to walk, exercise and play with your dogs. I love being very active myself, and being able to do that with animals just makes it all the more fun! I can also provide pet sitting when needed.
My girl and I love dogs. We have two golden doodles and we know if you have a busy schedule, it's hard to make sure that your dogs are properly taken care of. She's a grad school student and I have a very odd work schedule that allows for extra free time for long stretches. We're new to Thumbtack and don't have an official business license, but we know how to take excellent care of dogs. We'd be willing to travel to pop in for a home visit to feed and walk or pet sit at our place while you are gone. Our two dogs love other dogs, so if yours do too, they can socialize in a much more mild setting than a kennel with so many others.
Offer experience to assist dog owners in correcting behavioral issues. Rehabilitate unwanted behaviors such as aggression, possession, excitability, excessive barking, lead pulling, etc. Handle a wide variety of breeds (pit bulls, bulldogs, hounds, Labradors, mixes, etc.) No behavioral problem is too large! I will always work to the best of my ability to help you and your dog experience a more balanced life. *I am also available to walk, pet-sit, and for basic grooming.