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Voraussehen Kennels
4.9
from 84 reviews
  • 11 years in business
  • 204 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Heinsie S.
Verified review

I drove out to go view Voraussehen Kennels which was far from my house but worth it . I met Mike and two other sweet women who were on staff. I was really impressed with how kind they all were and that Mike spent time getting to know Binxie (my 10 month old German Shepherd pup) while I chatted with the other two women about what my training goals were. They seemed to genuinely like dogs and training which is important for me. I have a happy puppy and I want her to stay happy! My pup hasn't started her training yet, but I feel hopeful and reassured that Voraussehen will be able to meet my training expectations. Either way I will leave a review once I pick her up after her 4 week training.

  • 14 years in business
  • 46 hires on Thumbtack
Darrin B.
Verified review

My wife and I have a 7 year old, grouchy Fox Terrier, Skipper. In October of 2016, someone in our neighborhood was fostering a German Shepard named Hope. Hope had been in 4 homes in 2 years. We helped find her a new home. Ours!! Hope and Skipper didn't see eye to eye. Both wanted to be dominant. Skipper is a male, and about 45 pounds less than Hope. Unfortunately, that didn't dissuade Skipper from trying to run the household. We needed some help. We hired JR. He is a great communicator and will tell you what he can do and what he can't do. JR will also help you be a better 'leader' for your dogs. You may be surprised, but it may help you in your personal life. This past week Hope graduated from basic training. She now understands and obeys 'sit', 'here', 'heal' and 'no'. Skipper is getting ready to run through the same basic training. :) The great news is we can leave them alone together and they get along well. Hope is now part of the family and wonderful to have at our side. If you have adopted a new family member or are just trying to have some peace in you home, JR may be able to help. But it will take your commitment, persistence and possibly some stubbornness to get it done! Godspeed, D & M

Barks 5th Avenue
4.8
from 39 reviews
  • 18 years in business
  • 75 hires on Thumbtack
Robert M.
Verified review

Mike and family at barks 5th Avenue have changed our life with our german shepard. She was wild and we thought we were going to have to give her away. There training gave our dog fina....another chance to be truly a house dog with manners. I can't thank them enough they are truly professional dog trainer. I would recommend them to everyone....my friend also had his dog trained there with the same results. Once again if you need a referral to call me that is not a problem

Mayday Dog Training
4.9
from 25 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 44 hires on Thumbtack
Michelle R.
Verified review

It is my pleasure to write a review for Nick as well as, give him the highest recommendation as a trainer. Nick has worked with my two German Shepherds for almost a year now. Nick is not only a very competent trainer, he is professional, empathetic and shows how much he cares for your pups overall needs and your needs as an owner. Working with Nick over the past year results in your confidence as an owner, as well as, your dog's confidence. I brought a 12 week old pup and a 4 year old GS to him and the results were two amazing dogs. Not only does your dog get trained, you get trained to be in control of your dog's behavior. My dogs get so excited every time they see NIck...they have definitely bonded with him and trust him. I can't say enough about Nick as a person, trainer and friend. I would never hesitate to give a recommendation in his training abilities. The biggest compliment I can give, is his training abilities are priceless.

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Modern K9s
4.9
from 24 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 48 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Jesse C.
Verified review

I can not say enough good things about Modern K9s. They are very trust worthy trainers with your pets. They kept us informed & sent us pictures though the 4 week obedience training and answered every question we had along the way. Our German Shepherd came back a calm and new dog! I would definitely recommend & use them in the future.

  • 5 years in business
  • 24 hires on Thumbtack
Yashira C.
Verified review

It has been an amazing experience from the beginning. Communicating with them has been extremely easy. They answered all of my questions even before I agreed to meet them. Roxy has so far been to two classes. Let me tell you, she is a completely different dog! She used to jump on everybody, whether you were standing or sitting (and she's a German Shepherd so it's not pleasant when you are trying to drink coffee and she jumps on your lap.) She was also bad about rushing out the door, pull on the leash and play rough with my kids among other things. After only two sessions, she will NOT jump on anyone anywhere! She does not pull on the leash, waits to be invited to go out the door (not perfect yet but almost there). She is a different dog. I receive so many praises from people when they see us at a store or at the park. I can't wait to see how far Off Leash K9 can take her! I definitely recommend them!

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Barclay Farms
4.9
from 15 reviews
  • 28 years in business
  • 35 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Diane E.
Verified review

Barbara worked with my 8 week old female German Shepherd. She was terrific. I was amazed!

Pet's Paradise
4.9
from 15 reviews
  • 10 years in business
  • 21 hires on Thumbtack
Jana M.
Verified review

Paula arrived on time and was very friendly and professional. Unfortunately, our very large German Shepherd decided that he was not going to get into the bath tub. Paula called for my assistance after trying to coax him in for about 20 minutes. I also was unsuccessful in getting him the the tub. Since he refused a bath, she then brushed him with a de-shedding tool. I would not hesitate to recommend Pet's Paradise and Paula to anyone. I am sorry that our boy would not cooperate!

Tri-County K9 Academy
4.8
from 15 reviews
  • 14 years in business
  • 24 hires on Thumbtack
Connie H.
Verified review

Daryl and Tammy work with you and your schedule. I have done both the boarding and boarding/training with both of our German Shepherd Dogs, Luna and Loki. He gives helpful suggestions with how to work with our dogs. Wish he was closer to us in Pearland but it is well worth the travel to their place. High recommend them to anyone

Pilla's Pet Services
5.0
from 14 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
Lindsay J.
Verified review

We contacted Pilla initially because we wanted to work on some behaviours with our 4 year old German Shepherd. Mainly, we are concerned with her dog aggression (plus my parents got a new puppy that they really want her to get along with). She has socialized as a puppy but after what we suspect was a bag experience at a doggie day camp she hasnt liked other dogs since. We liked that from the moment Pilla entered our home that she was goo good with Ripley and was a to give tidbits that have gradually improved her behaviours. Due to my husband and I's schedules it has been slow moving to work her up to other dogs but we hope to continue with Pilla until we help Ripley become a calm and happy dog.

The Bark Resort
5.0
from 12 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Rachel K.
Verified review

When had our German Shepherd trained through the Bark Resort. We went from an out of control puppy to a well behaved dog. Tammy is absolutely amazing with animals and if we ever got another dog she would be first on our list to call. I have zero complaints about our training. Best decision we made to train our dog with Tammy!

  • 3 years in business
  • 13 hires on Thumbtack
Bren S.
Verified review

I have 2 labroador retrievers, Buddy and Sam, who meant well, but had a tendency to display bad manners. For example - helping themselves to the food on our counters, thinking anything at all was a chew toy, and walking me - instead of me walking them. After 2 trainers turned out to be what I can only consider a disaster, I almost gave up. Then I contacted Bridging the Gap and Aedan came over for an evaluation. We started working with him immediately after seeing how well the boys responded to him. We worked together to improve their behavior patterns, he helped me understand what was going on and how to correct the issues at hand, and we even learned some cool new tricks along the way. I have chosen to continue to work with Aedan because of how wonderful our experience turned out (and the boys love him so much that they would be heartbroken if they couldn't see him!) Now I have 2 very well mannered and happy boys. Bridging the Gap is by far the best out there!

  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Loretta R.
Verified review

Cat has trained 7 of my Dobermen. I now have 6 dogs and she has trained 5 of the ones I have now. Without her help I would not be able to have as many dogs as I do (4 are rescue dogs). Because of her excellent training my dogs are obedient and well behaved house dogs, easy for me to manage. Though I have moved from Houston, she still helps me out any time I have a problem. She's the best!!!!

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Prairie Kennels
5.0
from 7 reviews
  • 15 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Jolee S.
Verified review

Mike and Missy are phenomenal. I left my 9 month old German shepherd with them for about 3-4 hours, and in that time alone, he had already progressed with Bishop by him not barking vigorously, pulling on the leash, or misbehaving. The reason I brought Bishop to train is because he was getting older, bigger, & stronger. I was afraid I wouldn't be able to control him. But Mike works with us both. He examines the relationship between the both of me & Bishop to better train Bishop for me. They also have land for bishop to roam, & I live in an apartment in Houston, so Bishop does not get to do that often! Mike invited me to come visit whenever I could so he could also teach me how to handle Bishop. He's doing basic training right now, but I already know I'll be bringing Bishop back for further training. What I really like about Prairie Kennles is that I'm getting my money's worth. I promise you will not be disappointed with their work.

DogS Gone Good
5.0
from 4 reviews
  • 14 years in business
  • 16 hires on Thumbtack
Suzie J.
Verified review

Brilliant advise for me and my dogs. I understand my dogs better and I am able to control them so much more easily. I would recommend Dogs Gone Good dog training to anyone!

JM Dog Training
5.0
from 4 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 14 hires on Thumbtack
William L.
Verified review

Jenny M was very professional and also friendly. She did an excellent job of training our 8 month old puppy in one hour. We would definitely call her again if needed.

  • 11 years in business
  • 9 hires on Thumbtack
Sherry H.
Verified review

HP, Kritter, and Mina are the BEST!!! We LOVE Sit Means Sit Houston!!! They are all very professional, very caring, and truly know what they are doing!! Their training techniques are like none I have every seen before and have been very effective with my smart by bull headed German Shepherd. The kind ways they teach and handle my reactive dog and the way they have taught me to train my dog has been above and beyond all of my expectations. This is money well spent. I could have not picked a better place or better people to help train my dog. It is amazing to see his transformation from day one. Kritter has been Amazing with Grimson. I feel like we have built a forever friendship with Kritter. I am so happy that we found this place and I have been recommending them to everyone I know! Thanks! Sherry & Grimson

Fulshear Pet Services
5.0
from 3 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Mary V.
Verified review

Great experience! Very knowledgable about dogs and behavior. I am very happy!

Lance W.
Verified review

Ms. Taylor's dog walking service is simply wonderful. My German shepherd-lab mix puppy is usually is extremely around other people, but Ms. Taylor made her feel very comfortable and calm, along with exerting great control over her. After my dog came back from the walk, it was easy to tell that my puppy got the exercise it needed and she was extremely happy.

MC K9 Training
5.0
from 1 review
    Kelsey B.
    Verified review

    I had the pleasure of training with Cameron for 3.5 months in California. He is a committed trainer, and very dedicated to everything he does. I trusted him immediately with my working german shepherd puppy who he raised for several weeks before she went on to her career in law enforcement. I highly recommend MC K9 Training for all your dog training needs.

    Renee's Pet Services

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      Check out Renee Herrera if you want professional and reliable dog care services. She loves all types of dogs. She also does high-quality dog training courses.

      • 35 years in business
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      Eric started providing dog leash training services several years ago. This skilled professional has gained positive reviews from satisfied clients.

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