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Salt Lake City Dog Behavior Specialists

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Life is Pawsible
4.8
from 82 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 206 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Kristine C.
Verified review

Kim is a fantastic dog trainer! It is night and day with my dogs behavior. She is flexible and works with your schedule. Also, the group classes she provides are paramount for my dogs social manners. Insanely inexpensive for what she provides. Couldn't recommend more.

Solomon's Dog Training
4.6
from 47 reviews
  • 19 years in business
  • 116 hires on Thumbtack
Joshua R.
Verified review

Solomon's dog training really understands dog behavior and their training needs. Our puppy has learned so much and is much more behaved

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Redemption Dog Training
5.0
from 21 reviews
  • 39 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Taylor H.
Verified review

Jasmine helped us get our puppy off to the right start! She was knowledge and super helpful. She offers ongoing support and I feel comfortable shooting her a text when I have a question about my dog's behaviors. I'm also looking forward to participating in her weekly socials, just have to wait till our puppy is fully vaccinated!

Vet Tech Pet Sitting, LLC
4.7
from 29 reviews
  • 10 years in business
  • 39 hires on Thumbtack
Micheon Z.
Verified review

Amber is great! She is very detail oriented, We met with her before each vacation, she took careful notes re: our dogs' behaviors, preferences, habits, eating schedule. She is very professional, and at the same time she's great with our dogs. Amber sent me a report (via text) after each visit, as well as pictures. I highly recommend Vet Tech Pet Sitting, and I'm thrilled we found Amber!

Speaking K9
4.9
from 25 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 46 hires on Thumbtack
Corinna M.
Verified review

My boyfriend and I got our puppy, Luna, last year. She is a mix of high-energy breeds. She was jumping on the back door, jumping on people, constantly pulling on her leash, and could never contain her excitement. To be honest- I'm not a very patient person, so I was having a hard time handling her. We contacted Lindsey, and she came out the next week. The change she initiated in Luna was incredible. Not only did she train Luna, but she trained us. It truly is amazing the knowledge she shared with us on dog behavior and how to modify it. Luna is now a year old, she is obedient, rarely jumps on people (unless specifically asked to), doesn’t pull on her leash, stays on her bed when told, and is much better at controlling her energy. Lindsey also helped me realize that patience is so important when training a dog. Dogs need a positive environment to learn, and being constantly frustrated with them is not helpful. If you’re having trouble with your dog’s behavior, I 100% recommend Lindsey. We couldn’t be happier with Luna’s progress. THANK YOU.

Cache Canyon K9
4.7
from 24 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 34 hires on Thumbtack
Melinda R.
Verified review

I am a busy professional (and also a single mom) with a dog-loving first-grader. After three years of begging, I relented into my daughter's pleas for a new furry best friend and got a golden retriever puppy for our family. She was the sweetest dog, but I quickly realized that there is far more to training a dog than what I had read about in my puppy book. I checked out some of the puppy and dog training courses at some of the bigger chains around town as well went to one class at our vet, but I didn't feel like any of those matches were a great fit for what I needed --one on one attention and someone who could listen to what my challenges were with our pet --and help me figure out a training plan that realistically worked with my schedule. A friend recommended Canyon Dogs and I decided to give it a shot. It was a great experience! I ultimately decided the boot camp was worth the investment and I am so glad I did it. Our dog came back with so many of her "problem behaviors" in line --and not only that, I got very clear instructions on how to maintain the good behavior with drills, etc. I'll be honest, I thought that perhaps it was crazy to spend money on training a dog, but it is so worth it to have a well-behaved animal --especially if you are at a place in life where you are a little short on time, I was so grateful to have Winston's expertise to help guide us in the right direction. I'm so glad I chose a more personalized approach in choosing Canyon Dogs for our obedience training. I feel like we got so much more out of the experience than friends who chose other training methods. Also, I get the sense that Canyon Dogs really takes pride in their work and wants to have great results. They will treat your dog as "family" --one reason I try to also take advantage of their boarding services when the occasion arises. It's a worry-free experience to know that our dog is well-taken care of when we've been away.

Wasatch Canine Camp, LLC
5.0
from 6 reviews
  • 11 years in business
  • New on Thumbtack
Missi F.
Verified review

I have been going to Wasatch Canine Camps dog social class for over a year. They are fun for both me and my dog Brewzer and best of all there free. I have also seen the results of their training on the dogs in the class and I'm very impressed with the results. I'm excited to get my dog trained in the spring. Their website also has a lot of information on nutrition.

Train Walk Poop
4.2
from 5 reviews
  • New on Thumbtack
Priscilla C.
Verified review

Jackie is amazing! Our consultation went better than I expected. I was instantly reassured and comforted. She leaves me texts after she walks Gunner and I also have a little note waiting for me when I get home. I appreciate the GPS tracker and the "appointment started/completed" emails. It's great to know my baby dog is being taken care of when I'm not at home. THANK YOU!

  • 19 years in business
  • 10 hires on Thumbtack
Daniel C.
Verified review

Great Place! Great People! When I was searching for a dog training school I was searching for the best and I'm glad I found it. I looked around and I found a couple dog training schools in the area. When I first got a quote from Dan got my attention because his prices were below the others around the area. So I decided to do my homework, I picked the top 5 dog training schools and I visited each of them and let me tell as soon I got to Dan's property I new that was the perfect place for my dogs. Beautiful property with big open space for the dogs to run and play. Other dog school were like in a warehouse buildings which I didn't like. The dogs were locked all the time they not even see the sun, that was like a dog prison. I was looking for a place where my dog get train but also have fun. By the end of the training Dan did a demo to show us what my dogs learned and let me tell you they were totally different, very well behave dogs, they looked happy, they love Dan and his dogs, they had tons of fun while they were in training, Dan sent me an update of their training 1-2 times per week, pictures and videos etc... We are very happy we choose the right place for our dogs. If you are looking for a place to get your Dogs trained and have fun at the same time VMS Shepherds & Dog Training is the way to go. We highly recommend them. Thanks Dan for helping us to have a good relationship with our dogs, they are doing fantastic! Sincerely, Karl Campbell

  • 4 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Leslie S.
Verified review

Michelle has been taking care of our 7 month old puppy as I recently had to go back to work full time. Me and my husband were EXTREMELY nervous thinking about hiring someone to walk him during the day who was unknown to us and our pup, and to come into our home. But once we met Michelle we knew he'd be just fine because she is wonderful!! She is prompt to our home and always makes sure he gets in a good hour walk and some fresh water and food. We told Michelle that we were working with him on walking with a "loose leash" where he doesn't pull the walker, and Michelle took this to heart and makes sure he doesn't do it with her either. We can tell during our evening walks with him that he's not being taught two different things because he's still listening to our commands and not testing us. Michelle is wonderful at maintaining the rules we have already set up for him. She will also send me a picture and brief text about how the day went with our dog. It is so nice being at work knowing he's taken care of. We haven't noticed any negative changes in his puppy behavior and we attribute that to his long daily walks and play sessions with Michelle, who is helping keep him stimulated and active while we're away. I am rambling, but for having to hire someone for the first time to care for our dog, which was scary and nerve-wracking (I felt like I was abandoning him), Michelle eased my fears quickly. I would highly recommend Michelle to anybody. You can tell she truly loves the animals she cares for.

Innovative K9 Academy
5.0
from 12 reviews
  • 11 years in business
  • 14 hires on Thumbtack
April G.
Verified review

David and Innovative K9 Academy saved us!!! I was so discouraged about my dog's behavior. He was still a puppy, but his behavior seemed to get progressively worse. As his overall behavior was getting out of control, he also got more and more aggressive. He was attacking our other dogs in our home and dogs at daycare. I was devastated after he attacked a puppy at daycare, and I had to seriously consider giving him up. We found David and Innovative K9 Academy and was given some hope. We signed up Daryl, our dog, for the boot camp program and have never regretted it. After David's boot camp program, Daryl was an entirely different dog. He no longer shows any aggression towards other dogs. He is obedient and the amazing dog we knew he could be. Also, after Daryl returned home, David went above and beyond our expectations in training us on how to keep Daryl's exemplary behavior. I cannot recommend Innovative K9 Academy enough! David is INCREDIBLE with the dogs he trains.

  • 18 years in business
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Christina N.
Verified review

Tonya was quick to respond. She was very professional and prepared for our 1 hour training session. She worked very well with my dogs and helped my dog's behavioral issue in 1 session!

Alpha Dog Training
5.0
from 1 review
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Brandon W.
Verified review

I have a young Australian Shepherd/Border Collie mix. He is an extremely playful and energetic dog, however he took out most of his energy through biting and "herding" us. He had extreme aggression that was uncontrollable. I had no other choice than to call Alpha Dog Training. I got an appointment the very next day! It was an extremely reasonable price compared to competitors. Not only that, but within a few hours after my training session, my dogs behavioral issues had immediately started to go away! I would strongly recommend to anyone with having troubles with their dog.

Miller Kennels
4.0
from 11 reviews
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Emilie H.
Verified review

Roger has worked with several dogs of mine, in all areas of training. His approach is simple and effective. He is an animal lover and understands the needs and strengths of all of my dogs. He is currently helping me train a service dog. He has taught me to listen and observe so that I can be effective in the process instead of only depending on his expertise. I've had friends who pay enormous amounts of money having their dogs trained who end up with huge problems because they have no clue or understanding that they need to be part of the process. Roger's training isn't limited to his magic with my dogs. He's able to educate me so that I can be a part of the process with the best outcome for both of us. Roger's knowledge and experience with dogs in all situations makes him unique. I've been lucky to see him work with other dogs, some with severe behavior issues caused by past trauma and neglect. He is gifted. His work with each dog is unique. His ability to assess the needs of my dogs and provide the training that they need to rehabilitate and grow is profound. Miller Kennels is a great facility. It is clean, spacious and very delightful . If you get the chance to visit, plan on exploring. It's a haven for dogs, birds and humans. Thank you Roger, for your love and dedication to these amazing beings that provide us with the support and work and loyalty they want to provide. Whether you need basic obedience training, bird and retrieval work ,or training a service or search and rescue dog, Roger has skills and the ability to provide the best training for any canine in any job.

K-9 Master Commands

New To Thumbtack

  • 16 years in business
  • New on Thumbtack
About

I offer all dog training and behavior modification, specializing in aggression. I offer the following services: * puppy testing and training, including litter testing * basic to advanced obedience and everything in between * All behavior modification, specializing in aggression * personal protection and guard dog training

  • 4 years in business
  • New on Thumbtack
About

My name is Franklin, and my goal is to bring pet parents closer to their dog(s). I have been training dogs to be companion and/or working animals since 1998. With my experience, I have the feeling that I know how the K9 mind operates. I use positive reinforcement techniques with pet parents and their animals. Also, I have the ability to rehabilitate the worst behaviors. I believe that for a healthy mind, you need exercise, play time and a healthy diet; and that goes for our animal companions as well. I deal with any breed and size of dogs on routine basis, so bring me your challenge and lets make this relationship grow between humans and dogs alike. Please email me for more information.

  • New on Thumbtack
About

I offer basic dog training for pets and people. I help people interact with their pets as well as behavior modification.

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