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Hello! My name is Josie and I'm originally from Charlotte, NC. I am currently studying finance and french at the UofA. I LOVE animals. I have always grown up with dogs ranging from a great dane to a pug. When I was little I wanted to be a veterinarian, but the science classes didn't agree with me. So instead, I decided to make dogs and animals one of my hobbies. In NC, I volunteered at a water fowl rescue, and now I walk dogs at a shelter. I look forward to meeting your dog, and I will treat them as my own!

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Hi my name is Kyleigh! I work at a veterinary hospital, often pet sit, take pets for walks, or even just feed and spend some time with them. I have three of my own dogs at home, one standard poodle, a terrier mix, and a min pin. I am currently working to obtain my vet assisting certifications. I look forward to meeting you and your fur babies!!

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Can run with dogs, Oral medicine administration, Injected medicine administration, Senior dog care, Special needs dog care, High energy dogs, Fast walker, Dogs who pull, Puppy care, Training experience, Obedience training, Agility training, Behavioral training, Socialization training, Potty training, Service training, Puppy training

About Dog Training in Tucson, AZ

Training Fun Fact #1:

One of the official groups of canine listed in the AKC’s roster is the Terrier breed. Many Terriers are named for the regions they came from (such as Yorkshire Terrier and the Cairn Terrier). These energetic dogs love to dig, and that innate trait comes from their heritage. Terriers were initially developed to keep the rat population down in factories and on farms.

Training Fun Fact #2:

Have you heard of the Puggle? This adorable breed is a new kid on the block. Created in the 1980s when the Pug and Beagle were first matched, this unusual pooch combines the unique characteristics of each parent. The result is a determined little dog with a stubborn streak and affectionate nature. Train your Puggle to be their best by starting obedience training at a young age.

Training Fun Fact #3:

Did you know that most dogs love to jog just as much as people do? And, to run safely and without injury, canines need to train and build up distance endurance like humans do, as well. Once your pooch knows the ropes, they’ll jog right alongside you and won’t ask for a pee break for miles. Many dogs run off-leash, yet stay at the same pace as their owners!

Average Cost of Dog Training in Tucson, AZ

Are you interested in dog training in Tucson? How much you will need to pay will depend on your pupster’s unique requirements. On average, for a 6-week group class, the fees will be $175. Lessons are once a week, and to benefit fully from the course, you and your dog will need to attend consistently.

How about in-home training to teach your pup important doggy skills and manners? Private lessons typically range between $125 and $150 per hour. A consultation before the training begins in usually requested, and there is an additional fee for that. Dogs with behavioral issues often need more training than the average dog, so prices will be higher.

Board and train is an option whereby your special pooch heads off to doggo boot camp at the trainer’s home or facility. Prices for this service will vary depending on the length of the program. Examples of the cost are a month of training for $2700, or a week for $1500.

Is your four-legger anxious to get started? Dog trainers in Tucson love to teach and will go the extra mile to help your dog be their best. Customize a plan and learn alongside your dog.

Private, in-home lessons with a dog trainer with Wag! offer your canine kiddo one-on-one attention. This affordable option costs just $57 to $63 on average for a 60-minute session. Download the Wag! app to connect with the best local trainer for you. Chat and pay in-app and set up a session that works for your lifestyle. It’s as simple as that!

Or, choose digital training for just $27 to $33 for a 30-minute online training session on average. During the booking process, you'll receive an estimate. Once you choose your Pet Caregiver, you'll receive a final quote.

Going Off-Leash in Tucson, AZ

Get your woofer ready to roam at Tucson’s off-leash dog parks. An acre of fun awaits your energetic pup at Udall Dog Park. Fully enclosed with a chain-link fence, this wide-open doggy haven is a popular spot. Dogs in attendance at parks in Tucson must have up-to-date vaccinations and an identity tag displaying their registration with the city. Dogs out and about in Tucson must be leashed at all times.

Does your dog love a game of catch? Throw a ball for them before hopping over to Scottsdale to trek Tom’s Thumb Trail. It’s a hike that offers challenge, yet is still doable with an agile dog in tow. Fido has to remain on the leash, but it will be a fun day nonetheless. Wildlife critters in the area deserve their peace, and as well, dogs and humans alike have to be aware of the potential for snakes on the trail in this desert-like state.

Continue the outdoor adventure with a weekend of camping at Molino, “ruffing” it with Fido by your side. Keep your pooch with you at all times, as bears, coyotes, and snakes have been noted in close proximity. With all of the fresh air, sleeping together in a cozy camper will be a welcomed end to the day!

Ensure that your little barkster has excellent recall skills for any outing by taking advantage of obedience lessons with a local dog trainer in Tucson.

Dog Training in Tucson, AZ

No doubt you’ll meet plenty of other dogs and humans on the trails in this beautiful region, and for that reason, socializing your dog from a young age is important. Looking to teach your dog how to meet and greet people and canines with confidence and a friendly attitude? Caring local dog trainers can get your dog started off on the right paw with a few lessons.

Well behaved and furry four-leggers in Tucson can be seen about town as well as on the trails and in the campgrounds. The small but mighty Chihuahua is a popular pup in this area of the state, as is the noble German Shepherd. Despite the difference in size, it is not unusual for dogs of any breed to form fast friendships.

Other dogs looking to be part of the neighborhood gang are the Siberian Husky and the Dachshund. With a double coat and a natural tendency to prefer cold weather, pet parents in Tucson will have to keep an eye on their Huskies when exercising outside on a hot day.

The American Pit Bull Terrier is a favorite, too. As with all dogs (not just the strong and sturdy breeds), training for the Pitty is key to a contented and well-rounded dog. Be ready to exercise your dog daily by taking them on multiple walks and stimulating their keen mind with an interactive toy at the end of the day.

All dogs deserve mental and physical workouts to keep their brains and bodies in tip-top shape. Schedule an action-packed lesson on the Wag! app and get your pup started on the road to greatness!

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