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Newport Dog Trainers

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  • 26 years in business
  • 260 hires on Thumbtack
Lynn V.
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My dog Addie behaved incredibly well for Cathy, I was extremely impressed! She gave her a good cut and Cathy coming to my home was a godsend! I well definitely be calling Cathy again

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Training-U To Train Your Dog
4.8
from 104 reviews
  • 18 years in business
  • 211 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Holly R.
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I hired Peter to assist me in fine-tuning some commands and behavior with my 3 year old Goldendoodle. Peter responded immediately and was very detailed in his first email about how he could assist me with the specific areas I wanted to focus on. He made it very easy to schedule the training. He called to confirm day and time and gave me a short overview of how he planned to work with us. I was very impressed that he had given such in-depth thought as to how he would customize training for my dog. Peter arrived on time and was extremely effective in training not only my dog, Charlie - but me! He is calm, gentle and very understanding. My dog, Charlie - trusted him immediately - so, I did too! I plan to work with Peter again in the very near future. He is knowledgeable, professional and experienced. I learned an ENORMOUS amount from our time together. Peter is EXCELLENT at what he does. I was most impressed and very satisfied. Do you and your dog a favor - Hire Peter!

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K9 Positive Training
4.8
from 37 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 70 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Coral S.
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Courtney is a very positive trainer that always goes out of her way to help me and my Service Dog in training. I learn lots of new things from her. If it weren't for her, I don't know what I would do since it is much harder than it seems to raise and train your own Service Dog. With Courtney at K9 Positive Training, we think finishing Kodak's training as a Service Dog is possible.

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  • 8 years in business
  • 60 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
donna e.
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I adopted my 2 year old dog Kayla only 3 months ago and Mike, along with help from his 2 wonderful dogs, has helped us reach several milestones: teaching her to get in the car, introducing her to the dog park experience, learning to walk on the leash, and most importantly, building up my confidence so I can help Kayla build up hers. I highly recommend his services.

Pawtastic Pet Care
5.0
from 7 reviews
  • 20 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Ellen S.
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Tammi has taken excellent care of my dogs and cat. She goes above and beyond to be sure they don't miss you too much. She did a great job caring for my elderly dog who needed increased care and clean up!

Cloud 9 Canine
4.9
from 11 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 15 hires on Thumbtack
Kirsten C.
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Blake has been working with our dog bear for a couple weeks now we already notice a,difference. She is great with both of our dogs. WE highly recommend her.

The Clever Canine, RI
4.4
from 5 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 11 hires on Thumbtack
Carolyn M.
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Katy was so sweet to our new puppy Rylie. Even though we are not new puppy owners, it was so helpful to really understand how to control their behaviors from a young age. She was very patient when sharing information on proper techniques to practice on a daily basis. I would highly recommend a few of the trainings to be one on one so you can ask questions and she can see your dogs training opportunities for future training sessions.

All American K9 Academy
5.0
from 11 reviews
  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
Bob G.
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In a very short period of time, Steve was able to teach myself and my dog, Oozie, several new commands that we’ve been trying to learn for weeks, with treats and clickers...If you are looking for a real dog lover and professional trainer, Steve is your guy!

  • 23 years in business
  • 14 hires on Thumbtack
Sandy O.
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Lee was extremely knowledgeable on dog training methods and helped me with training my fearful and reactive dog. I love that all of her methods are force free and positive and that she doesn't use punishment as a means of training behavior. Lee goes above and beyond in the time she gives you in helping to train your dog and makes sure that in between sessions you have things to practice to continue with the training. She was also full of helpful tips and suggestions about keeping my dog active and busy (and therefore keep him out of trouble) when we couldn't go outside during the long cold spell we had this past winter. I would highly recommend Lee for helping with any issues you may be having with your dog!

Pooch Pawsitive
5.0
from 3 reviews
  • 16 years in business
  • 11 hires on Thumbtack
Heather R.
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Heidi is an excellent trainer. She not only clearly demonstrates what to do but explains why you are doing it that way. In just a couple of sessions my dogs are doing things I thought were impossible and my dogs have had 8 years of bad habits to correct.

Common Sense K9
5.0
from 12 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 10 hires on Thumbtack
Andrea V.
Verified review

No bones about it. Chelsea is the pack leader. She trains dogs without treats & without the use of E-collares. I was blown away when on our second lesson she came into my house of 5 dogs & within 10 minutes all my bone heads were sitting down together QUIETLY and looking up at us. I would have never thought it possible never-ending in just 10 minutes. Then she proceeded to bring her service dog into my house without my dogs ever meeting him. They did not make a peep & sat to meet him. It was like the Twilight Zone. This can't be my dogs!@#? As dog parents, we tent to let a lot slip. We are not in control. We are not being the "PACK LEADER " This is hard for us but it is also confusing for our dog's. They have to know who is the boss. Chelsea will teach you that. Just remember, she can teach you the way, but you must become the "PACK LEADER " she can not do it for you. She will always be by your side but it is up to you to guide your dog down that path. Chelsea is the only person I would trust to do that with me.

Caliber K-9
3.0
from 6 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
Jodie G.
Verified review

We couldn't be any more pleased with our training from Ken at Caliber K-9 and would highly recommend him to anyone looking for training for their dogs. We have a 4 year old Boxer mix named Wrigley who started nipping at our 8 and 11 year old children about the time that I got pregnant. With twins on the way, we needed a solution for our dog quickly. We interviewed multiple trainers including a few very highly rated trainers in Boston. We were told a variety of things about our dog including that the only option was the put him down. My husband and I were at a loss of what to do and didn't have a good feeling about what anyone was telling us. And then Ken came over for a free evaluation. He was the only trainer to focus on Wrigley just as much as us. This made a huge impression on us, along with Ken's approach and dedication. We decided to hire Ken on the spot without needing to discuss it privately. I'm writing this during our fifth week of training and our dog isn't even home for good yet. I hope this shows how much we would recommend Ken. Wrigley was a challenge for him due to the "squirrels in his head" and his lack of drive. We feel confident that we will be able to take over when Wrigley comes home and continue onto a better path with Wrigley in our home. Ken has boosted his confidence, addressed many handling issues, taught him obedience and taught us and our children how to continue the work at home. Wrigley came home for a night's stay this week and things were great during the trial run. The other trainers sold an idea of a guaranteed fix and then would send your dog home. This just wasn't realistic for our situation. Ken has offered to keep Wrigley for an extra week at no cost in order to have a smoother transition when coming home. We've also discussed additional ways that Ken can help us in the months to come including helping me take Wrigley to an anxiety-fueled vet appt., boarding Wrigley when our twins come and helping to introduce Wrigley to the new babies. Also, the one-on-one attention that your dog would get with Ken is far and above what anyone else is offering! I feel like Ken could double his price and still be worth it compared to the others we interviewed. We feel so incredibly fortunate that Ken was available when we needed his help. He's also a friend now for many years to come. You won't be disappointed in hiring him.

  • 6 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Hailey G.
Verified review

Auntie Maggs does a lot of fun activities and training with all the dogs. She is very sweet, caring & will help anybody who needs it. My dog loves her and always comes home so happy from being with Maggie, thank you so much for everything you have taught her & will teach her in the future! Keep it up, you're the best!

  • 4 years in business
  • 6 hires on Thumbtack
Ken V.
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As I type this our dog is here for the weekend we have used Erin before she is awesom yogi has fun we get updates every day with pictures highly recommend!

The Wagging Leash
1.0
from 4 reviews
  • New on Thumbtack
John F.
Verified review

Katie is amazing. I am one of those dog owners who treats their dog like a member of the family. It used to make me sick to my stomach with worry if I had to leave town for a few nights and leave Gizmo with someone. I do not worry anymore. When Gizmo is with Katie I know he is being cared for in the same way. If I need Katie to take Gizmo for a walk, I don't worry. Katie is reliable and professional and she always has a cookie for Gizmo. I have been spoiled by the service provided by Katie and the Wagging Leash. I highly recommend.

  • New on Thumbtack
About

I do dog walking by the half hour or hour. I do individual walks for weekly rates. I do daytime or night time check in. I can do pet taxi. I can do house sitting.

About

My passion is caring for animals. I have no preference to cats, dogs or horses. But have experience in all three. Being centrally located has aloud and will allow the pet owner and myself to be flexible in care giving for their pets. Specifically, if an emergency a curs with one I have taken Pet First Aid and CPR class.

  • New on Thumbtack
About

I am a certified dog trainer with 33 years of experience. Let my many years of working with many different breeds help you communicate with your best friend. I use positive and humane effective training methods. I also provide pet sitting and dog walking services. I will treat your dog like he or she is my own.

About

I would just like to walk dogs. I love dogs, and as I see it, it's a win-win situation for all. We all get fresh air, companionship, exercises, and kindness. I'm a female who no longer works and is looking for something fulfilling to do part of the time. I don't have a business and am just a kindhearted person who enjoys animals. I am willing to travel to your home or apartment. I have flexible hours and am easygoing. I feel that there is not much more to say unless you would like to communicate with me, so I may answer any and all of your questions.

About

As a trainer, I specialize in basic through advanced obedience, behavior modification, tracking, agility, and protection sport. I live and breathe customer service, and I haven't met a dog I can't help yet!

  • New on Thumbtack
About

Well, I am nice. I love pets, and I will take them for good walks. I am athletic, and I have a great business. I run it myself, and I think that you would really enjoy my service.

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Need a Dog Trainer

Meriden, CT

  • Dog training type
    Obedience
  • Dog age(s)
    Puppy - 0-6 months
  • Dog size(s)
    Small (1-15 lbs), Other (But growing pit bull)
  • Details
    Need to come to home to train and my Daughter has no clue the responsibility she took on getting puppy HELP ME LOL

Need a Dog Trainer

Stratford, CT

  • Dog training type
    Obedience
  • Dog age(s)
    Puppy - 0-6 months
  • Dog size(s)
    Medium (16-45 lbs)
  • Details
    In addition to basic obedience, we need to teach our puppy not to bark at every person that walks by our house
  • $75
    Average price
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