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Philadelphia Dog Trainers

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Elaine Cury Dog Obedience
4.8
from 78 reviews
  • 31 years in business
  • 140 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Judy B.
Verified review

I don't understand the previous negative review at all. Elaine worked with our 3 large, mixed breed dogs for a total of 3 sessions. Two of the dogs were showing fear-based aggression, which Elaine took the time to explain the signs of their fear and showed how our actions were making matters worse. While it is called dog training, it is really owner education. We now have the tools to manage our dogs in a way that is enjoyable to both us and our dogs. She not only deals with the current behavior, but educates the owner for the future. There has been a tremendous change in our dogs and we look forward to their continued improvement. I would not hesitate to recommend her to anyone.

  • 6 years in business
  • 133 hires on Thumbtack
Sherry P.
Verified review

Steve worked well with not only my dog that I am having some training issues with but also my 15 yo (he was able to pinpoint items on him that I never really noticed but realize now he can improve on). He was wonderful to work with and patient and professional. He was very knowledgeable as well. I would highly recommend.

Bad Dog to Good Dog, LLC
4.7
from 51 reviews
  • 11 years in business
  • 103 hires on Thumbtack
Joseph S.
Verified review

Sandy was amazing. My dog is not fond of strangers and before Sandy was leaving she was jumping in her arms and loving her. Her positive training is really working and I saw the difference in my dog within only a few hours. With her price and ability to travel to you there is no one out there that even comes remotely close in terms of a dog trainer. I will be recommending Sandy to EVERYONE that ever asks me about dog training.

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Doggies in the Ruff
4.9
from 40 reviews
  • 22 years in business
  • 63 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Bob H.
Verified review

Deb was on time and her knowledge of dogs and training can only be the sum of many years in the dog training industry. Our Girly listen to her and she made dog training look easy. I highly recommend her.

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Pine Street Dogs
4.9
from 44 reviews
  • 18 years in business
  • 65 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Duane C.
Verified review

Nico did an excellent job with my adopted pitbull rescue. She was always a sweetheart, but coming from an abusive environment and into a new home, she was scared and untrusting of most humans -- especially guests who came to our home. With Nico's help she's now coming out of her shell and is more relaxed around people. The basic training regiment made a very big difference!

Pam's Pet Sitting Service
5.0
from 27 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 34 hires on Thumbtack
Lynn M.
Verified review

It is very difficult leaving my dog and cat when going away, but knowing that Pam is taking care of them relieves me of any anxiety I might have. She is reliable, trustworthy and is a true lover of animals. I know they are in excellent hands and recommend highly Pam for any of your pet needs.

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Canines With Class
5.0
from 20 reviews
  • 18 years in business
  • 42 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Kelin E.
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Very pleased with the response time after submitting my request for help with a biting dog. I was contacted within minutes and she followed up the next morning. Very professional and willing to work around my schedule for her visitations.

Top Pro
  • 9 years in business
  • 57 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Alison M.
Verified review

My two dogs attended Adult Manners I class with Marion O'Neil. Marion did give us many tips on how to help our dogs follow direction. They have both made strides in their behavior. We are pleased that we attended Molasses Creek Dog Training.

Top Pro
  • 11 years in business
  • 35 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Ann M.
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Within one visit there was a significant positive change in my dog's behavior. I know there is still work to do, however, this small change has made a big difference in our lives. I look forward to learning more how to train my dog.

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For Paw Drive
4.8
from 13 reviews
  • 10 years in business
  • 28 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Giovanni C.
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We had one session today and my dog responded very well. Trainer is professional, caring, and addressed all of our questions. We signed up for 5 additional lessons.

Sweet Paw Dog Training
4.6
from 14 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 44 hires on Thumbtack
Dominique H.
Verified review

Heather is very competent. My very large dog was an obnoxious jumper and had to be locked up every time anyone came into the house. She almost knocked some of my friends to the floor with her jumping!! Now I am able to control her and she no longer jumps up on people. Finally I have a dog with good manners! Heather stressed how important it was for me to be motivated to participate in the training of my dog, so I did my homework faithfully in between sessions, and was incredibly consistent, which really paid off. Heather is an excellent trainer and if you're really ready to work along with her you'll have a well mannered and happy dog.

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Curiosity Satisfied Dog Camp
4.9
from 21 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 30 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Jeannie W.
Verified review

Steve is a very knowledgeable dog trainer. His method of dog training is so easy to learn and has proven excellent results raising my puppy. Highly recommend him for any dog behavior problems!

J Mac K-9 Academy
4.9
from 10 reviews
  • 43 years in business
  • 23 hires on Thumbtack
Dee H.
Verified review

Just catching up on reviews even though we weren't able to take our dog YET. After talking to this incredibly professional K9 EXPERT, not just a trainer, I was thrilled he'd consider, taking my dog for "K9 & human Education. I've been through 6th different "Obedience Courses" with all my other dogs & have a pretty good idea, who is a good trainer and who is not. However we couldn't go through the course; my dog developed an immune complex disorder with his feet & toes. The Vet advised against his doing any strenuous exercise for at least 3-4 months. Our dog's been on special diet, dietary supplements & strong temporary meds for 2+ months. His feet look fantastic. Our Vet down here is amazing too. So--Come Autumn I hope J Mac Academy will have time to begin retraining our Aussie. Still, I was so impressed with J Mac K-9 Academy's knowledge & philosophy of canine training, we'd be indeed lucky to have the benefit of his experience. Hope we can work our dog in.

  • 2 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Sabine C.
Verified review

Matt trained me and my 6 month old German Shepard. He is a wonderful trainer. Very patient and knowledgable. He explained and demonstrated each step during our 8 sessions with him, very focused. He made me and my dog a great successful team. I am comfortable to take Lacey anywhere. Would recommend Matt for any dog training. You can not get a better trainer that Matt.

Bucks Dog Training LLC
5.0
from 5 reviews
  • New on Thumbtack
Ellan H.
Verified review

Everything about Buck’s Dog Training is top notch. Nicole has tremendous patience and works calmly and gently with the trainees She returned a “new” dog to me! I could not be more pleased!

First Class Wags, LLC
5.0
from 6 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 7 hires on Thumbtack
Risetta J.
Verified review

First Class Wags is a first class company! The owner, Robin, is on the ball with replying to requests for service. She and her staff are very accommodating, and very professional. My dogs look forward to their dogwalker spending time with them, and they are a lot happier. Neighbors have remarked how happy my dogs are when they are out with their dogwalker. And, if the dog is happy, the mom is happy!

  • 9 hires on Thumbtack
Samantha W.
Verified review

Ryker LOVES Mark. I've seen such a huge improvement pertaining to many of Ryker's behavioral issues since we started working with Mark and am looking forward to seeing many more. I'd previously done a bit of training with Ryker, but never got these types of results. Extremely happy with his service and would recommend 100%!!!!

Buck’s Dog Training, LLC
3.0
from 7 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 6 hires on Thumbtack
Pat S.
Verified review

Nicole is awesome. She knows what she is doing and will make sure your dog is trained properly. We have used other trainers in the past and non compare to Nicole and what she does. If you want a great trainer Nicole is the one.

Soph N Bean Pet Care
5.0
from 3 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Carolyn C.
Verified review

We hired Jacques and his team of pet companions for a 10 day vacation we went on and had him stay at our place.We also use them to do some regular dog daily walks. They are easy to work with and so compassionate about caring for our pets. We will only use them for all our pet care needs going forward

Buck’s dog training
5.0
from 1 review
  • 6 years in business
  • New on Thumbtack
Marcia J.
Verified review

Tim is very responsive, and professional. Thank you for your time.

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I feed, train, bath, walk and pamper dogs all over. I would like to start a rescue one for dogs that are in need of a home.

Actual Requests

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Need a Dog Trainer

Smoketown, PA

  • Readiness
    Ready to hire
  • Dog age(s)
    5 or more years
  • Dog size
    Medium
  • Details
    Dog has just been released from being chained for her entire life...9 yrs. She is very fearful of everyone and has lunged at kennel attendant who tried to leash her. Need evaluation and advice.
  • $125
    Average price

Need a Dog Trainer

Bayside, NY

  • Readiness
    Ready to hire
  • Dog age(s)
    Puppy
  • Dog size
    Small
  • Details
    Stop him from jumping on house guest and getting excited when he sees approching people as he is being walked. He is well socialized at the dog run and does not fight or act aggressive.
  • $350
    Average price

Need a Dog Trainer To Provide Basic Puppy Training

Ambler, PA

  • Readiness
    Ready to hire
  • Dog age(s)
    Puppy
  • Dog size
    Large
  • Details
    Basic puppy training; getting 7 week old puppy
  • $130
    Average price
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