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  • Best of '16

    Best Yet Behavior & Dog Training

    (29 reviews)

    I utilize only positive, scientifically based methods allowing you to literally partner with your dog. I am certified by one of only two organizations that most Vets who specialize in behavior consider important. I enjoy watching the human/dog bond suddenly shift to a partnership...that light bulb moment never gets old.

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  • Best of '16

    Pooch Ped Dog Training

    (8 reviews)

    CREDENTIALS I am a Behavior Consultant - 1 of only 4 certified by the International Association of Animal Behavior Consultants in the entire state of Wisconsin. I am also a Certified Dog Trainer. I have been training for almost 2 decades. I have also fostered dogs for over 20 years and am the Dog Training/Behavior Manager at a local shelter where I work with challenging dogs. I have been voted Milwaukee's Top Trainer. My methods are force free and based on the science of dog training and how dogs learn. PRIVATE CONSULTATIONS I do private training lessons to address training issues and minor behavior problems. I do behavior consultations for more severe issues like fear, anxiety and aggression. I do these lessons at Petlicious Dog Bakery or in home depending upon the location and the challenges. We can often do sessions at Petlicious Dog Bakery by utilizing video in advance for me to see the issue in home. My main goal through training is to teach people how to have a strong bond and a mutually enjoyable relationship with their dogs through training. I enjoy helping other animal lovers learn how to have a well-behaved companion that they can truly enjoy living with! Working in rescue for almost 20 years and in the shelter environment, I have seen so many dogs lose their homes through no fault of their own. These dogs were “very good at being dogs”. They jump, dig, bark and do all the things that make them a dog! We expect them to live in OUR world so it is our responsibility to train them to do so. I am dedicated to that mission and can teach you easy ways to have the dog of your dreams! I love people and dogs. I gain great rewards and am blessed to be able to work with both and love it!

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  • Best of '16

    Happy Tails Pet Training, LLC

    (6 reviews)

    Happy Tails Pet Training teaches through a rewarding and humane manner. We offer a variety of services including group training classes, Canine Good Citizen training and testing, and different options for private training in your home or in public. We also offer a flexible schedule to help meet your needs, including weekdays, weeknights, and Saturdays. Our specialties include working with dogs who have fear of noises, humans, etc., and reactivity and aggression issues while on leash, with humans or with other dogs. The best part about working with both pets and their family is to watch the relationship and bond grow between the two. It's amazing to see the growth that can happen in just a couple short lessons when given the proper tools to help strengthen communication between everyone. Every dog is smart, and no dog is too old to learn new things.

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  • Wind Dancer Referrals-Midwest Region

    (230 reviews)

    Working with clients and their animals for over 43 years, I have the knowledge, experience, patience and gifts God has Blessed me with to deal with all sorts of animals problems, issues, behavior modification, obedience training and other areas. I am a Licensed and Certified Animal Behavioral Specialist. I train animals of all kinds and work with them one-on-one with their owners in their own surroundings. I provide Feline and K-9 training of all kinds -- ADI, SAR, ESD Dogs, AKC-CGC Star Puppy, Community Canine, and Urban CGC animal behavioral training -- and am a certified evaluator. I do Service and Therapy work, trouble issues, aggression issues, basic training, obedience and guard/protection, etc. I also offer horse training and equine therapy. I work with special-needs adults and children. I also house-sit/pet sit when schedule permits depending on the frequency and amount offered for travel issues. (Please see website testimonials for reviews and references from clients in a 34-state area.) My work stands out from others in the fact that I have 100% success. I do evaluations first, and do not accept a job or a project I cannot complete, and if I cannot complete the task, I will give references to where I feel the problem can be fully resolved,...however,..so far I have not turned down any challenge! Accept all Major Credit Cards, Cash, Paypal~~ NO CHECKS!! That God uses my giftings and abilities to minister to and to help others and bring joy and a sense of wellness to human and animal alike

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  • Companion Animal Behavior Services

    (21 reviews)

    I feel my work stands out from other professionals in the field because of my people skills AND my dog skills. People and their companion animals always go together and it is important to be able to communicate with both ends of the leash. I really enjoy seeing relationships develop between the dogs and their people. There are no "bad dogs" nor "bad people"...everyone just needs to learn what works and go from there.

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  • Blue Grass Kennels

    (7 reviews)

    Blue Grass Kennels has been in business for 25 years. We offer a full-service kennel, from field training and behavioral modification training to long-term boarding. We also offer hunt-test training and handling for all breeds. We train the owner at the same time we train the dog. Problems other trainers have created can also be corrected. In addition to training, Blue Grass Kennels competes in pointing dog field trials, horseback, and foot trials. We offer extensive services that are taylored to you and your pet, we work with you to achieve the goals of modifying negative behavior. Follow up visits are needed in some cases according to the initial evaluation that is individually designed for you. I take the time necessary to help you and your pet, so I am with you through the process! I meet the animal, evaluate the behavior, check to see if it is learned behavior, genetics, etc., which determines which type of training can be effective. If you are ready to commit to the training and bettering your relationship with your animal then you have found the right place! You will not be dissappointed, the qualty of service we offer is top notch!!

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  • Sit Means Sit Dog Training

    (7 reviews)

    We can work with any dog. While this may seem like a bold promise, it is something we pride ourselves in at Sit Means Sit. We use an attention-based method to gain the dog's focus through distraction, allowing you to have a happy dog that is off leash and under control. Talk is cheap; that's why we show you results. Contact us for your completely free demonstration, and see that even your dog can be trained.

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  • Awesome Paws Academy

    (4 reviews)

    Many trainers claim to use strictly positive reinforcement methods, but sadly this is a fallacy. There is NO 100% +R in behavior or training. Ignoring your dog, spritzing them with water, shaking a can, or even saying "No" is NOT +R, so instead of relying on marketing, I advise students to look at the dog's attitude and response to the trainer. Is the dog happily working for the trainer or waiting for the trainer to do all the work? In order to truly teach SELF-control...the leash and collar needs to become obsolete. Many trainers rely on MECHANICS instead of LEARNING...that's where I, as a behaviorist, come in to help get rid of the mechanics/leashes/collars and truly help people TEACH their dog what is expected instead. We use positive reinforcement and motivational methods that focus on relationship-based teaching and training, clear communication between species, and developing and strengthening the human-animal bond, based on trust...not aversion, fear, or pain. We focus on developing a solid foundation of understanding, so that our favorite obedience, "naked obedience," is established as quickly and as fun as possible, even in distracting environments, without having to rely on the leash and collar. Over the years we have learned many ways of building and proofing obedience habits and continue to expand our knowledge every day through our experience in the veterinary medical field, participation in continuing education seminars, through class instruction at local training facilities,and through trials and competitions with our own dogs. When searching for a "trainer" we believe experience matters...and not necessarily the amount of years they have been in business (although Julie has been actively interested in and practicing behavior modification for over a decade now)...but by what they can demonstrate with their own pets, as well as their clients. We strongly urge our potential clients to call around, research, and go observe training sessions before they ever attend one with their pet. We are more than happy to have you stop in on one of our local classes and observe us instructing at anytime. After the class has ended, we are thrilled to discuss what training options are available and which one is best for your situation. We look forward to training with you soon! The best thing about what we do is to be able to help our clients strengthen their human-animal bond through trust and understanding so that they too can establish "naked" obedience and not rely on leashes and collars to control their dog. Instead their dog learns SELF-control and how to happily work for their human.

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  • Bull Valley Retrievers

    (3 reviews)

    We offer general obedience training and problem solving for all breeds. We also provide gun dog and hunt test training for retrieving breeds. We don't just train the dog; we train the owner! We have been training and running dogs for over 13 years! We also offer an occasional breeding of exceptional AKC/UKC Labrador retrievers. Stud services are also available! In addition, a complete line of sporting dog supplies and waterfowl hunting products is also available, with over 1000 items in our online store.

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  • Sawyer's Dog House, LLC

    A walk with your dog is not just a stroll in the park, it's an vital activity to bond with your dog. It's also how dogs form packs. My experience and expertise allows me to bring multiple dogs together for one giant pack walk. These packs walks are structured in such a manner that they all walk at my side or behind me, making me the leader of the pack. By earning the dogs trust and respect through activities such as pack walks, I am able to influence instincts not just behaviors. The best reward I get from this job is watching people succeed. Dogs live in the moment and it is very easy for them to change when a leader is present. However it takes much more for humans to change, and when I get to see that change it's extremely rewarding.

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  • Professional Dog Training

    4 My Dogz, LLC

    We do: * Puppy classes * Basic manners training * Advanced manners * Therapy dog handling skills classes * CGC preparation * Agility for all levels and ages * Rally obedience * Formal obedience * Doga classes (yoga for you and your dog) Group classes * Private classes for particular issues * 2 locations in Lisbon and Sussex All positive, all breeds, all fun! We teach pets to train their people.

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  • Shy and Aggressive Dog Training

    Cold Nose Canine Dog Training

    I offer personalized dog training tailored to your needs! Using only positive training techniques supported by science, I will help you modify your dog's behavior, teach basic skills and more in your home. I am specializing in fearful and shy dogs, with experience ranging from shy dogs to over-the-top reactive dogs. Training should be fun and rewarding. Let me show you how!

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  • Dog Training Services

    Rachel Hines

    Hello! My name is Rachel Hines, and I am a certified pet dog trainer, graduated from the Animal Behavioral College. I am here to help those who have dogs of any breed with behavioral issues. If you have gone to obedience class, maybe more than once, but you still have ongoing issues with your dog; then it is time you gave me a call. Most issues that dogs have are related to us humans just not knowing the right thing to do at home. So, if you have a new puppy and just need to get started, or maybe you have 3 adult dogs that still run crazy, or maybe your somewhere in between. It's time to get help! I don't deny any dog because of breed or temperament. I am up front about the issues and what your options are for correcting them. I say options because there are many different ways of training and I do what works best for you, your dog, and your household! Now for the nitty gritty, what I charge for my services. Your first session is your assessment/evaluation visit. The cost is $125 and runs anywhere from 2-5 hours. I need the whole household to be there. I will be observing a lot when I am there and talking to you, and your family if applicable, about your concerns. We will talk about a lesson plan and if you want to start services with me then we will sign a contract. All follow up visits are $50 for the first hour and $25 for each hour after that. These visits run about 2 hours. There is no amount of lessons required. Generally, one assessment visit and two follow up visit are a minimum, but you can cancel at any time if you are unhappy with my services. You pay me at time of service and sorry but no refunds once session is over. If you sign up and pay at time of assessment for the assessment visit and two follow up visits, I will give a third follow up visit for free. References are available upon request. E-mail me with any questions. Due to my own family responsibilities, sessions are held on Saturday, Sunday, Monday and Tuesday evenings. Some exceptions may apply.

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  • Hidden Dog Fencing

    Contain-A-Pet of Milwaukee

    We offer affordable hidden dog fencing for the greater Milwaukee area, as well as sales, installation, training, and service on invisible dog fence provided by a professional dog trainer. Hopefully, you are here because you want to keep your pet safe and happy in your yard without worry. So, who do you call to help you do that? Will it be just any electric dog fence company? A catalog company? Your local department store? It may seem like a lot of choices, but it really is not. Not all electric dog fences and dog fence companies are created equal. Contain-A-Pet uses real dog professionals. That means, you have someone evaluating your system, training, and conditioning your dog, who knows dog behavior. We provide professional installation and use state-of-the-art electronics. Most important of all, we're a local company to assist you with what you need should a problem occur.

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  • Dog Whistle Training Services

    Top Dawgz

    Top Dawgz is a Milwaukee-based service catered to canine needs. We are located in Milwaukee's west side. We have a real home atmosphere and a large fenced backyard. We offer an all year round, non-crated vacation and respite care at Dawgy-Tail Inn for: - Overnight: $20.00 - Weekly boarding: $125.00 - Monthly boarding: $495.00 Effective immediately, any new boarding client that makes a reservation will be eligible for a free overnight assessment! This assessment is mandatory and part of our Meet and Greet system. This is to ensure that your dog, you and Top Dawgz are comfortable with arrangements and for us to better ensure that your dog is safe, happy and will enjoy their upcoming vacation. We also offer Dawgy Play Day, which is a daycare for all age groups for: * One day = $18.50 * Twelve day card = $180.00 * Twenty-Foud day card = $320.00 Future services for owners and dog activity: - Grooming - Low cost veterinarian services - Puppy Preschool or Socialization group - Chest and Tail We offer an in-home training program called Pawsitive Obedience. This is a training for dogs and puppies that is offered all day and everyday except for Friday and Saturday. Our rates are: - Puppy class: $150.00 - Doggy class: $190.00 One-on-one classes are held weekly in your own home. We have a new pet purchase consultation services that starts at $75.00. We have two new programs to offer which is Foster 'N Train with boarding and a Doggy Rehab program. Please contact us to work out a quote affordable for you! Prices are subject to change. Unlike most of our competitors,we absolutely do not use spray bottles and/or other types of negative reinforcement. All breeds are welcome, including Bully breeds and their cousins. All dogs and puppies must be current on all vaccinations as well as flea and tick prevention. All dogs and puppies will receive a one-time behavioral assessment before any boarding or daycare service, which has a fee of $10.00. The management has the right to discontinue services for repetitive inappropriate behavior. Seniors and multiple pet families receive discounts! We are pleased to announce that we will be giving discounts on initial services for adopted, fostered, rescued dogs and military personnel. Proof of adoption, fostering and rescue is required. Payments are due up-front with no exceptions. We accept cash or check. Refunds are paid by store credit only. We are insured and bonded. We do not charge extra for holidays, early pickups and drop offs and cancellations for boarding services. We require at least four days notice in advance. We charge $5.00 for daycare clients if pick up is later than 7:00 p.m. We have a limit of 12 dogs per day for daycare and boarding services. We do not charge extra to administer medication or provide food to pets. Our president has a certification in dog obedience training and instructing through Penn Foster Career College and is studying to become a veterinary assistant. We provide the best and lowest priced care around, so why go anywhere else? All dogs come in as family members and is treated as such.

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  • Mobile Dog Trainers

    Brittany's Canine Academy

    Brittany's Canine Academy offers private in-home training programs. Our services include: Dog Selection Service This service is for people who want to get the ideal dog for their lifestyle. An in-home interview will be performed to determine your lifestyle and needs. We will then recommend the breed for you, and we will test the dog of your choice for temperament and specific personality traits. Puppy Kindergarten This important program consists of 4 one-hour lessons, and it is for puppies up to one-year-old. This period is the most critical time during the life of your dog! You’ll have an obedient and happy dog in the future if proper training and socialization occur now. The program is customized to your needs, and it will include alphabetizing, socialization, basic obedience, housebreaking, and stopping unwanted behaviors such as nipping, chewing, and jumping up. Obedience Training Basic (on-leash) and advanced (off-leash) obedience lessons are available. The two programs consist of 6 one-hour lessons scheduled at your convenience. Your dog will learn to walk on a leash without pulling, down, heel, sit, wait, stay and come on command. Problem behaviours, such as jumping, chewing, barking, etc. will be corrected. Our program is designed to your dog’s specific breed and needs. Doggie Tune-Ups This service is designed for dogs that have had obedience training before, but have gotten a little rusty! We’llevaluate you and your dog together and provide specific advice for whatever problem you may be encountering with your dog, or just touch up basic obedience commands. Clicker Training This program consists of 5 one-hour lessons and is for any level of training and any age of dogs! We will be teaching how dogs learn and obedience commands such as sit, come, down, walk with a loose leash, place, etc., using positive training. AKC S.T.A.R Puppy The AKC S.T.A.R. Puppy, an exciting new program designed to get the puppies and dog owners off to a good start. We offer the AKC S.T.A.R. Puppy Program; this is an incentive program for affectionate dog owners who have taken the time to let their puppies go through a basic training class. Canine Good Citizen This important program consists of 6 one-hour lessons. Training for CGC test is useful, fun, and will help you and your dog establish a closer bond. The American Kennel Club recommends all dog owners to join in this program, thereby assuring your beloved dogs will be a welcomed and respected in the community. Training by the Trainers This program is for owners who wants their dog trained by Brittany or Bryan. This is a good program for people who would want their dog trained but do not have the time to participate in lessons and practice with their dog. Brittany or Bryan will train your dog at your home or Brittany’s home, and when the training is complete, they will provide follow-up lessons so that you are aware how to work with your trained dog. A Week with our Pack! This program consists of 1 week spent rehabilitating your canine family member to become a socially well-behaved member of society. Your dog would learn how to be a social pack member, basic obedience, alphabetizing and any other behavioral problems can be corrected. During the stay with the BCA your canine will visit the dog parks and pet stores. The BCA pack is looking forward to meet you and your canine family member!

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  • One of the Best Dog Training Facilities

    Think Pawsitive LLC

    We are a dog training facility that uses classical and operant conditioning to train your dog to do anything! We offer classes of all levels in agility, puppy/adult classes, Canine Good Citizen Class, and Shaping 101 which gives you understanding about the method and much more!

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  • Dog Training

    Translation Dog Training

    Translation Training offers the following: *In-home and class obedience training *Positive (not permissive) training for jumping, barking, mouthing, chewing, "hyper-activity", and other behavior problems. *Compassion and kindness to pets and owners. *Leadership skills that last a lifetime. *Management, positive training, and the obtaining of alternate behaviors are utilized before punishment is considered. *Modern behavior modification for reactivity towards other dogs, resource guarding, shyness toward strangers, and other behaviors. *Affordable and high-quality expertise and customer service.

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“Need a Dog Trainer for a Black Lab Puppy”

Saint Cloud, WI

Dog age(s)
Puppy
Dog size
Large
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Have a black lab puppy about 15-16 weeks. He was 12 weeks old when we got him and was from a farm so he was inside in a barn. Dog is incredibly smart, he knows all the basic commands, we are working on retrieving already. He has issues with potty training. We cannot get him to go outside at all. We can have him outside for hours and as soon as you bring him in he goes.
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“Need Dog Trainer for 9month Old Chorkie”

Bolingbrook, IL

Dog age(s)
Puppy
Dog size
Small
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he goes outside contstantly but will still continue to go inside way to often. And will even urinate on top of the couch or in the middle of the bed. I need to stop it and don't know how or is he too old now?
$55
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“Need Dog Training Services”

Manitowoc, WI

Readiness
Ready to hire
Dog age(s)
5 or more years
Dog size
Large
Details
my dog does not get along with cats!!!
$50
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