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  • 6 years in business
  • 48 hires on Thumbtack
  • Tuscumbia, AL 35674

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really great trainer! Fun smart and very helpful plus he has just terrific grounds for dog training. He is very knowledgable and has many dogs for your dog to practice socializing with! Dana is also just really nice.

  • 7 years in business
  • 30 hires on Thumbtack
  • Franklin, TN 37064

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James is an excellent dog trainer and combines dog training and life coaching together. He helped me organize a time management system so I could get my life back in balance and know precisely when to train,play, feed,sleep and potty my puppy. This has helped my puppy train so much more effectively. Looking forward to my next session!

  • 4 years in business
  • 22 hires on Thumbtack
  • Spring Hill, TN 37174

Melissa S.

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Stacee came to see us within a few days and immediately helped us begin to learn how we could help our dogs. She stayed longer than promised and was a pleasure to have. Her super calm demeanor and confidence let our dogs know she was cool to hang around but meant business. Both our dogs have barking problems, nip strangers/house guests/kids, run after cars and joggers, and have terrible manners in general. She let us know we have the power to change things and had great patience in teaching us how to begin to solve these issues. We are one session in, but I look forward to having her back to continue to teach our dogs manners. I have four human kids (including an infant), and the dog training homework she left us with is actually doable. I felt like she didn't leave us with insurmountable expectations for what we could accomplish with our fur-kids in a couple of weeks, especially given our schedules and human-kid demands. She gets it. Great explanation and in-person examples, and I like that she came to our house! Looking forward to continuing work with her. Also very responsive to initial scheduling email and follow-up emails. Highly recommend!

  • 36 hires on Thumbtack
  • Nashville, TN 37211

Linda R.

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I had the good fortune to find Travis and the Balanced Dog when I realized that my 3-yr-old standard poodle needed some finishing work. Although she had achieved her AKC Canine Good Citizens title, there were still a couple of issues that needed attention: mostly around greeting people with restraint, and controlling prey drive instincts when on leash. Travis introduced the prong collar and the e-collar, along with training for me on effective and consistent use. As a result, Annie is now reliable and much more able to control her impulses, even off leash! She passed her Therapy Dog evaluation, and we are able to confidently take her everywhere that's pet friendly with confidence. Additionally, I found Travis to be highly professional and a great communicator. Thank you, Travis!!

  • 4 years in business
  • 14 hires on Thumbtack
  • Thompsons Station, TN 37179

Maggie B.

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We had such a great experience with Charlotte. Our American bulldog Brody was horribly aggressive with other dogs. Charlotte had us out for a consultation/assessment. She was extremely prepared and we started right away. After giving us an accurate assessment of Brody's fear aggression towards dogs we decided the best plan was a Board and Train. Brody spent 4 weeks with Charlotte. We reviewed weekly video updates of his progress. I'm shocked! I expected to be able to control him on leash around dogs, but being able to have guests come over with their dogs wasn't even something I dreamed about. Charlotte gave us new tools to help Brody be successful. Brody is now a much happier dog because we can do things like go in public where other dogs are. The biggest relief to us is he can now join us for vacation to the beach house with other dogs, instead of sitting in a boarding kennel.

  • 8 years in business
  • Nashville, TN 37209

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Offering professional pet services in West Nashville, The Gulch, 12 South, Green Hills, Belle Meade, West Meade, East Nashville, and Inglewood. Our professional and highly experienced pet sitters and dog walkers are available to care for your pets while you're away. All of our pet sitters are insured and bonded, as well as certified in Pet First Aid & CPR, so you can feel secure in knowing that your furbabies are in good hands! Our services include: Potty breaks - Perfect for senior dogs and for folks who work long hours and/or have long commutes. This is also perfect during a puppy's potty training phase. Daily or as needed appointments available. Dog walking - Too tired after work, or hate walking your dog in the cold, snow, rain or heat? We'll come walk your dog(s) for you either daily or several days a week or as needed. Pet sitting - we will come to your home and care for your pets when you are out of town. You determine the number of visits or we can stay overnight in your home so that they don't get too lonely. Pet taxi service - Save your personal days and let us take and/or pick up your pet(s) from the vet, groomer, day care, boarding, etc. One way or round trip service available. Our prices are competitive with others who offer less service and experience. If you'd like to learn more, give us a call, or visit our website. Client References available upon request.

  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
  • Clarksville, TN 37043

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I provide basic obedience training with dogs: sit, stay, walk on and off leash, long stays, returning when called, controlled movements in and out of houses, playing ball in a controlled manner, eating and waiting for food obediently, and other forms of basic obedience. I strongly believe in building the bond between a dog and their owner. A dog is the most loyal creature in the world. They love and trust unconditionally, and everything between a dog and an owner is based on that love and trust. My approach to training a dog is two part: training the dog to be receptive to basic obedience and training the owner on how to continue the training through proper commands, corrections and praise.

  • Smyrna, TN 37167

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Nikki's understanding of animal behavior is unimaginable, and her ability to teach people how to have a more enjoyable relationship with their dog is far beyond comprehension. My wife and I had Nikki come out to our home and teach us how to work with our German Shepherd puppy, Veda. Nikki's lessons are straight to the point, and the results are evident immediately. She is a huge proponent of not "over commanding" your dog. To hear it from Nikki, she'd tell you that you shouldn't have to constantly tell your dog what to do (or what NOT to do)...your dog should know what is expected and just do it without a command. To alot of people that sounds daunting, if not laughable, as a training method. You can laugh or shrug off that line of thinking if you want, but we're here to tell you that it works! Dog dragging you down the street on your "walk"? Nikki will fix it! Dog jumping at the door to greet visitors? Nikki will fix it! Ever feel like you're not the one in charge? Nikki will fix it! Quit reading the Leerburg site wondering about prong collars. Quit wasting your hard earned money at Petsmart and Petco on their clicker classes where you make the funny noises to distract the dog from what it's focusing on. Call Nikki. Tell her what's going on with your pet. Setup an appointment, and start enjoying your relationship with your pet (and other humans in the house) again. Her abilities with animals and their owners will change the dynamic in your house in a very short period of time. It does cost a little bit more than those other training classes...but the results are far better in our opinion.

  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
  • Brentwood, TN 37027

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We are a positive reinforcement dog training company. We educate dogs and owners using positive training techniques. Our goal is to help them build a positive and trusting relationship together, making both your lives easier! Barksdale University offers dog training packages, walking services, and staycations for when you are away from home. Pricing can be found on our website.

  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
  • Smyrna, TN 37167

Jeremiah M.

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Angie has nearly nipped some serious behavior in the bud. I doubt we would have had that success in a group class. Excellent teacher for my wife and me. Highly recommend her!

  • 4 years in business
  • Franklin, TN 37064

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In a manner, that's distinctly Franklin. We provide services and training with the goal of helping owners fully enjoy their dogs. From overnight stays to training, Franklin Dog has everything to be a true home away from home for your dog. Overnight Stay If you're planning a vacation or facing a sudden emergency, we'd enjoy having your dog stay with us! You can feel good knowing your Franklin dog will enjoy time in our covered outdoor yards during the day, and there'll be a roomy space to settle into at night. Hopefully, both of you will have already stopped in so often that Franklin Dog will be a home away from home. We'll do our best to make it that way. You can submit your reservation online, and we'll get back in touch with you to confirm your request. We look forward to having your Franklin dog stay with us! Age Requirement: The input we receive suggests that pups be 14-16 weeks old before they come for an overnight stay or attend day camps and be current on the rabies, bordetella and distemper/parvo vaccination program recommended by your veterinarian. Day Camp Are you looking for a day-long destination for your dog? Check out our day camps. Any day of the week, we invite your dog to join us and the other daytime visitors at Franklin Dog for hours of supervised fun, regardless of the weather. For now, there's no need to call ahead. Starting on opening day, we'll welcome dogs as early as 7:00 a.m. (M-F). Pick your pet up anytime up to 6:00 p.m. Age Requirement: The input we receive suggests that pups be 14-16 weeks old before they come for an overnight stay or attend day camps and be current on the distemper/parvo vaccination program recommended by your veterinarian. Training Classes We see it all the time: a well-mannered dog makes every day better. Basic training at Franklin Dog goes a long way towards solving any problems you may be having at home with your dog. If you're interested in signing up, check out our upcoming classes.

  • 4 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
  • Lebanon, TN 37087

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Through obedience training with TNB, our philosophy is one of a holistic and positive approach. The technique of choice is "positive reinforcement" by playing to your dog's drives, whether a ball, affection, or food. Also, it will be fun for you too as there will be games, activities and also homework. Yes, you need to practice more! The training provided so far that TNB can assist you in are the following: * crate training * house breaking * basic obedience commands * corrective training for unwanted behavior like jumping up on people, barking, etc. * Skype consultations

  • Madison, TN 37115

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I easily bathe and groom dogs needing that extra TLC when owners can't seem to find the right time to do so. I walk dogs and willing to take them to a local dog park. I have a personal dog that is in training for dog service, and I will be helpful to introduce to non-friendly dogs that are needing to be socialized. I also foster dogs with an animal rescue program I am associated with. I am willing to correct undesired cat and dog behavior for affordable prices.

  • 17 years in business
  • Nashville, TN 37215

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Training is simply that - training. There's no unique and/or cutting edge "communication", no fancy new "systems", no "master trainer", and no "specialist". The bottom line is the ability, the experience and the training to be able to build a relationship with the dog during training and read correctly a dog's behavior. Correct training is a learned behavior - nothing less, nothing more. We provide specific individual training lessons and/or private dog training for problem solving at your location. We work on what needs to be done; we do not "package" lessons. We concentrate on complete and correct training the first time for yourself and your dog(s); follow-up is not necessary if you and your dog are correctly trained the first time.

  • 28 years in business
  • Goodlettsville, TN 37072

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I do dog training for obedience, agility, aggression modification, behavioral modification, and confirmation/show training.

  • White Bluff, TN 37187

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I have 35 years of one-on-one training with all breeds; the dog and people tell me where to go with training. I have trained a balance dog for MS people, personal protection dogs, tracking dogs for search work, plus competed in a sport called schutzhund with my dogs. I run a club as the training director of several people at one time. I have put together and hosted championships for working dogs. The obedience is something all dogs should do, for you to learn temperament and drives of your dog and how to handle it properly.

  • Goodlettsville, TN 37072

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We offer full-service dog boarding, training, daycare, grooming, and in-home dog training. I can teach your dog to quit jumping, barking, and get along well with other dogs and people.

  • Nashville, TN 37212

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A dog training company, The Nashville Dog Wizard, seeks to make the lives of human easier and the lives of dogs better.

  • Nashville, TN 37216

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I am an ABC (Animal Behavioral College) certified dog trainer. My method is reward-based training only, in the style of Victoria Stilwell (It's Me or the Dog). My work is done with the client and their pet in the clients' home. I've been a dog owner for many years now, and I have learned that we can correct what we humans see as bad behavior; it is just a matter of teaching dogs how to live in a human world. Their behavior is just doggie behavior. It's my job to show you how you can help them not to do those doggie things that we as humans find annoying, i.e.: jumping on people, furniture, nipping etc. I can show you how to have the kind of dog we all dream of- the dog who lies at your feet who is eager to please that just enjoys hangin' with you. I can show you things about your dog that you probably have never thought of as being anything other than "rude" ie looking away when being called by name,sniffing another dog's backside etc. It's all about communication and understanding at both ends of the leash.

  • Nashville, TN 37221

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We would be more than happy to help train and work with bulldogs that can be stubborn at times, when at a young age. Having worked with this majestic and awesome breed for twelve years, we can help assist frustrated owners. Whether it be potty training, or walking on a harness, we can make a difference in your new addition of a bulldog, making true family harmony happen.

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We specialize in the following: * All phases of obedience * All phases of personal protection * Behavior modification specialist * AKC obedience trials * Training dogs for people with disabilities, as well as for entertainment No dog is too young, or too old. Training is guaranteed for the life of the dog.

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Thompsons Station, TN

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Puppy - 0-6 months
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Large (46-70 lbs)
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Jumps in people to greet them and knocks them down. I'm afraid she'll hurt somebody.
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Brentwood, TN

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Brentwood, TN

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