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Portland Horse Trainers

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Critters
4.9
from 97 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 290 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Lauranell T.
Verified review

Kari is a marvelous trainer! The training began at the door when she walked in, to teach our puppy not to jump up. Our puppy responded well to her teaching. Kari gave us great instruction to manage behaviors and followed up with written instructions. She sent information before her first visit to get us started in puppy training. She was available to consult between visits to help us stay on track! Its amazing to watch how well our puppy responds to her instruction so quickly! She is the dog whisperer! Great training Kari! Come, Stay!

DOG SPECIALTIES
4.8
from 42 reviews
  • 38 years in business
  • 81 hires on Thumbtack
Angela E.
Verified review

I highly recommend Cynthia and assure you will be extremely happy with her services. I left my 7 month old German Shepherd,Kobe, with her for 3 weeks. It was difficult to be away from him for so long but worth it. Kobe walks great on a leash now. He follows commands sit, stay, off, come, place, and down. He even sits and waits at the door nicely before being released to go through the doorway. Cynthia treats your dog as her own. While Kobe was in her care, she identified some stomach issues and changed his food, with my permission. As a result, Kobe's stomach issues improved. It was evident upon picking Kobe up, at the end of his 3 weeks of training, that Kobe had bonded with Cynthia. On pickup day, she spends the time needed for you to feel comfortable learning all the commands your dog has learned and teaches you how to walk with your dog correctly. Please choose Cynthia for your dog's training needs. You will be very satisfied with your pup's progress.

Healing Meadows
4.7
from 14 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 39 hires on Thumbtack
Conrad B.
Verified review

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.

Pet Professionals, Inc.
4.9
from 12 reviews
  • 19 years in business
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
Kim H.
Verified review

Judy from Pet Professionals has walked every dog I have ever owned (Rudy & Zoey (kennel mates), Sadie and now Cody). I trust Judy with the most important part of my life, my dogs. Not only has she walked them, but she has also given me training advice. Consistency with new pups is very important and her advice is priceless. She has been so flexible, if my schedule changes she adapts for me. My dogs have all loved her beyond belief. I am so fortunate to have found Pet Professionals, buy mostly I am lucky to have found Judy. She is not only the caretaker/walker of my dogs, she has also become a very close friend.

Brenda's Good Dogs
4.9
from 12 reviews
  • 11 years in business
  • 6 hires on Thumbtack
Regina S.
Verified review

I would recommend Brenda for dog training. Her rates are very reasonable and she does the fair thing if time adjustments are needed. Brenda was patient and accommodating to our schedules. We'll be using her again as our puppy continues to grow and needs follow-up lessons or advanced lessons. Our puppy loves Brenda and gets very excited to see her when she comes for training. It was a win-win for us. Thanks Brenda!

The Blue Leash
5.0
from 10 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 11 hires on Thumbtack
Alexsa S.
Verified review

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.

  • 9 years in business
  • 14 hires on Thumbtack
Jun O.
Verified review

She was very professional, willing to share the tips for training. I can tell she really loves puppies (dogs) from how she interacts with my puppy. I will definitely ask for her help again.

Dulce's Pet Sitting
5.0
from 5 reviews
  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
Claudia L.
Verified review

Dulce comes daily to take our dog for a walk mid-day. She is very responsible, noticed when our dog was limping and texted me right away, and gives me regular updates. We are working on proper leash walking and she is open to be consistent with our training approach. I feel quite comfortable having my puppy in her care.

Pawcific NW Training
4.8
from 5 reviews
  • 1 year in business
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
Cody S.
Verified review

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.

  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Sarah T.
Verified review

Our family adores Ashley and so does our little dog, Bowie. We are so glad she came into our lives! We thought we were just getting a dog walker, but we got that and someone who is invested in our dog's training and success. Ashley is working with Bowie to make sure his transition from being a stray to being a beloved family pet is smooth and healthy for everyone. I can't recommend her highly enough!

Whispering Hills Kennels
5.0
from 2 reviews
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Bill H.
Verified review

My wife and I found Jeff at the sportsmen show earlier this year. We carefully explained to Jeff that I have had many dogs in the past but had always wanted a proffesionaly trained retiever. I explained I was adamant about the limited use of shock collar and a dog focused on hunting from a boat. Jeff said he focused on my concerns and the type of hunting I wanted a partner for. Jeff took my 90 lb over weight dog and returned to me a 70 lb dog that was all about hunting. After working her for two months I asked Jeff for some help with advanced tactics that I was struggling with, he provided me with advice that I found invaluable in completing my dogs training. After this season I intend to use Jeff's facility for another week of his proffesional training help to give closure to any new tactics I may want to add to my dogs abilities. Both Heather (Jeff's wife) and Jeff provide a environment that was easy for my dog to acclimate too and quickly be ready to meet the challenge given her.

  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Jessica S.
Verified review

Bringing our Shiba inu to Holly was the best thing we ever did. We were at our wits end and didn't know what to do with her aggression. Holly took her in and treated her like her own with love and she has never been better! She listens, places, sits, comes, everything. We can have her around company and finally a real part of our family. Wouldn't have made it without Holly. She kept is updated and assured that she was greatly cared for when we did to want to let her go, well my boyfriend. :) best trainer out there! Do what's best for your family!!

  • New on Thumbtack
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Giving your dog the best care is my top concern! I offer walks, some training, and feeding.

  • New on Thumbtack
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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.

About

We offer all species training and pet care. We help pets and owners build a healthy relationship through training, reinforcement, and communication.

  • 46 years in business
  • New on Thumbtack
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I like dogs

  • 26 years in business
  • New on Thumbtack
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We use positive encouragement combined with intellectual stimulation to provide effective dog training that works in real life. Our dogs will be obedient not only in class but also at home where it counts most.

  • New on Thumbtack
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I am currently training for Mondioring and French Ring. I do take clients for basic obedience, management, puppy building and much more. Shoot me an email, and let's see what you're trying to accomplish with your dog! Have a happy training.

About

We provide equine massage and microcurrent therapy for the horse industry to aid in the healing and discomfort of horses due to injury, chronic pain and sickness. Microcurrent aids in the healing of chronic pain, bowed tendons, laminitis, burns, bruising, stress, anxiety, inflammation, cuts and large open wounds, navicular problems, tendon issues, abscesses, arthritis, and cartilage issues. The massage is also great for aiding in the pain of these animals. Microcurrent and massage has been around since the 1900s and is an accredited aid for the last 40 years. It's been recognized from vets and the race horse industries and is mostly known through the Kentucky derby and the Thorp Equine Peek Performace Race Horse industry as well as The Center on Herion Hill and Sovereign Healthy Alternatives and Dr. David Young.

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  • New on Thumbtack
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Humans and dogs co-evolved with one another for nearly 15,000 years. Dogs are so dependent upon humans that they would not exist if it weren't for us. Luckily, we are able to train and properly care for them in a world that needs a dog's love more than anything.

Actual Requests

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Need a Horse Keeper

Vancouver, WA

  • Service type
    Boarding
  • Breed
    Other (Tennessee Walking horse)
  • Horse activity level
    Low
  • $325
    Average price

Need a Horse Care Specialist

Portland, OR

  • Service type
    Boarding
  • Breed
    Other (Saddlebred )
  • Horse activity level
    Moderate
  • Details
    Looking for self-care board for up to three horses. 1) mare, 19, dressage/trail 2) mare, 13, pleasure/broodmare 3) gelding, 2, sport prospect - currently in training
  • $275
    Average price

Need Horse Boarding Services

Portland, OR

  • Service type
    Boarding
  • Breed
    Quarter
  • Horse activity level
    Moderate
  • Details
    my mare can be bossy and ornery to other horses
  • $392.5
    Average price
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