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Allen’s Sandstone

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Orange, CA 92865

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Allen’s Sandstone, in Orange, California, is a dog training business that provides high-quality service for all breeds, ages, and sizes at an affordable price. Owner Harvey Allen is fully trained and licensed, has decades of experience, and has worked with police force dogs as well as disabled service dogs. Group classes allow pets to learn obedience in a distracting environment and gain socialization skills with other dogs. He offers an in-home private option for solving specific behavioral issues that also comes with group lessons. Family members are encouraged to join in the lessons, to learn to communicate humanely and develop deeper bonds with their pets.

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5.0 / 5 (9)
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5.0 / 5 (2)

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Bark to Basics

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Mission Viejo, CA 92691

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Bark to Basics is a dog training business in San Francisco, California that provides customized plans for owners and pet to live together more happily. The owner’s mission is to help dogs reach their full potential or overcome fears, and the staff is fully trained, experienced, and knowledgeable. They offer several packages with options such as curbing aggression, basic commands, biting, chewing, potty training, socialization, and tricks. Also, the staff can walk dogs, pet sit, stay overnight, and consult. Additional training resources are available on the website, they can be contacted by phone or online form, and customers have described them highly skilled and gentle.

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4.5

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Dog Evolution

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Irvine, CA 92602

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For decades, Dog Evolution, a dog training business in Irvine, California, has been using proprietary techniques to modify pet behavior in a safe, humane way, without treats or toys. Owner David Utter is fully certified and insured, the business has been voted as a top dog training school by CBS, and is affiliated with the International Association of Canine Professionals. His methods extend to all breeds and working purposes including military, police, family pet, hunting or service dogs. Private lessons are available anywhere in his service location, which includes all cities in Los Angeles and Orange County such as West Los Angeles, San Fernando Valley, Long Beach, Newport Beach, Costa Mesa, Huntington Beach, Mission Viejo, Irvine, and Aliso Viejo.

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4.6
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4.5 / 5 (82)
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5.0 / 5 (27)

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Hounds in Harmony

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Irvine, CA 92602

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Hounds in Harmony, located in Irvine, California, is a dog training business dedicated to offering exceptional service for owners who seek to establish bonds with their pets through mutual kindness respect. They offer puppy training for a range of behavioral issues, from nipping and biting to separation anxiety and property destruction. Other options available include manners and obedience for older dogs, emotional support or therapy, tricks, and more. The owner is fully certified, uses positive-reinforcement, rewards-based strategies, and customers have described as gentle and efficient. She has won several awards as a dog trainer and is affiliated with the Pet Professional Guild.

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5.0

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Manners for Mutts

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Irvine, CA 92614

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Manners for Mutts, located in Irvine, California, is a dog training business with over a decade of experience offering comprehensive service for pets of any age. The owner is a registered veterinary technician as well as a certified dog trainer and continues her education in the latest advances in the field of animal care. She is a member of such professional organizations as the Association of Pet Dog Trainers, International Association of Animal Behavior Consultants, and Society of Veterinary Behavior Technicians. They offer a variety of options including group classes, private lessons, family training, and behavior modification. Free in-home consultations are available, and customers have praised the owner as efficient and skilled.

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5.0 / 5 (7)
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Mutts Behave

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Newport Beach, CA 92661

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Mutts Behave, located in Newport Beach, California, is a dog training business that creates specific solutions for owners and their pets to establish better communication. The owner has experience as a volunteer and dog rescue organizations, has studied with expert trainers and behaviorists, and is affiliated with the International Association of Canine Professionals. Consultations involve identifying behavioral problems and develop strategies for owners to follow. One-on-one sessions can help dogs become well-adjusted, calm, and eventually to make better decisions on their own. Several all-inclusive boarding packages are available and come with collars, leashes, private lessons, and more. They serve customers throughout Orange County and have been commended as friendly and skilled.

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OCK-9Services

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Laguna Woods, CA 92677

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OCK-9Services is a dog training business in Laguna Woods, California that employs a variety of methods to customize solutions teaching and rehabilitating pets. Owner Daniel Ross is fully certified and uses positive reinforcement, classical and operant conditioning, markers, luring, shaping, and other techniques. He can address a number of issues such as socialization, basic commands, potty and crate training, house manners, leash and off-leash training, adaptation to noise and health examinations, and more. They have nearly four decades of experience, work with all breeds and sizes, and offer several packages. Free phone consultations and evaluations are available, and customers have commended them as highly skilled.

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4.8 / 5 (16)

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Tackett Service Dogs

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Orange, CA 92859

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Tackett Service Dogs, in Murrieta, California, is a dog training company backed by decades of experience specializing in teaching pets to serve wounded veterans with PTSD and TBI, among and other clients. Certified service dogs can perform a number of tasks such as bracing, turning off lights, creating a barrier between handlers and other people if necessary, interrupting and redirecting handlers from nightmares and anxiety, and more. Also available are training classes, from basic to advanced level, in groups or private sessions at home or at the company’s facilities. Owner Tom Tackett has a background as a behaviorist and dog competition trainer, continues his education by sponsoring police seminars, and has written extensively on industry practices.

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4.7
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4.9 / 5 (22)
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4.5 / 5 (14)
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3.7 / 5 (3)

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Wonder Dogs Orange County

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25 Via Lucca, Ste H222, Irvine, CA 92612

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The dog trainers at Wonder Dogs Orange County are passionate about working with pet owners to shape their dogs' attitudes and behavior. The Irvine-based firm offers services such as obedience training, off-leash training, and puppy training. Its instructors can also prepare dogs to become therapy dogs. Through their patient and gentle techniques, they can train different canine breeds to handle the duties of a service dog. The company can also help correct behavioral issues in pups, such as excessive barking or aggression.

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5.0 / 5 (1)

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