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Jacob MCarlsbad, CA

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Hi! My name is Jake. I am a dog trainer and passionate about interacting with my local dog community. I work as a volunteer dog trainer for the Rescued Dog. With the rescued dog I foster failed (adopted a dog I was fostering) a shitzu mix and currently fostering a German Shepherd. I can’t wait to meet your pack and give them the exercise and attention they need!

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Janet TCarlsbad, CA

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“The Dog Gone Best”

I have two pointers who have never missed their twice daily outings in over 12 years. I fully understand the mind/body connection for a contented canine. I have over 1200 hours of hands-on experience working with shelter dogs. I am skilled at basic and intermediate obedience training and well-versed in dog body language, leash reactivity, and working with under-socialized dogs. I look forward to meeting your dog and I promise your dog will thank you!

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Dog first aid and/or CPR, Oral medicine administration, Senior dog care, Special needs dog care, High energy dogs, Training experience, Dogs who pull, Puppy care, Fast walker

Ixtlaly GCarlsbad, CA

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“A tired dog is a happy dog!”

I am an animal lover, a veteran of the US Marines, a Certified Holistic Wellness Coach, & a Reiki Practitioner. I am currently a homemaker because of my recent cancer diagnosis. As a mom I know the importance of safety & health when walking dogs, since I have two chihuahuas of my own. I have over 3 years experience in dog walking & boarding. As a treat, I give dogs Reiki healing to help with their stress & anxiety. I believe a tired dog is a happy dog & look forward to meeting your special dog!

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Kersti WCarlsbad, CA

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“From Graduate school to Dog Walking!”

I’ve spent 1 year learning the world of professional pet care. It happened by accident - I got a chance to go back to school, not only to earn a master’s degree but to play volleyball. Unfortunately, I finished my degree injured and struggling mentally. Enter dog walking! I thought I would just try it out...turns out it helped me heal: movement, nature and a friendly companion. Then it dawned on me, growing up with all kinds of animals from fish to horses - I was built for this!! Yay pet care!

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Janell RCarlsbad, CA

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Hi, my name is Janell. I have 2 degrees in the animal sciences and have worked with animals for 24 years. I have owned dogs since I was nine and have rescued several of them. I have taught group and private dog obedience classes for several years. I can’t wait to meet your dog and get them out for a little fresh air.

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Danielle SCarlsbad, CA

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I am the BIGGEST animal lover you will EVER meet. People always ask if I speak dog. German Shepards were in our family since before I could walk, large or small pets I am totally comfortable! I recently lost my best friend so I have TONS of love to share with your FURKID...I love meeting other pet owners who care about their dogs and in turn I will care and treat them as if they were mine. I am certified in Pet CPR & First Aid. I can also give oral medications for your pets in need. I PAWROMISE your dog will WOOF me instantly!

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Brennan PCarlsbad, CA

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Hello! My name is Brennan and I was born and raised in San Diego while having dogs pretty much my whole life. For two of them, I adopted them as puppies and trained them into very well mannered, obedient, and loving pooches. I’m big enough to handle the larger, stronger pulling dogs, but also enjoy walking the little ones. I’d love the opportunity to be outside with these amazing animals, while making a little side income in the process. Please let me know if you have any questions. Cheers!

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Mark LCarlsbad, CA

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“Experience Dog Trainer/Walker/Sitter/Available Now”

Hello Pet Parents, my name is Markus. I am a certified dog walker/trainer. I specialize in specific problem areas, basic and advanced training. I have over 15 yrs experience in proper animal care and handling. I am CPR and First Aid cert. I work great with pups and senior dogs. I have owned and cared for my own pets. I have been living in the San Diego areas my entire life. I am equipped and ready to bring a great service experience to your dog’s issues,needs and challenges. Available Now

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About Dog Training in Carlsbad, CA

Training Fun Fact #1:

Not all dogs like rain. Some have a hard time going out in a downpour, and many outright refuse. How to train your dog to willingly go out for exercise when the skies have opened, and the rain is pouring down? Don’t be afraid to lure your four-legger with food and keep the water-logged walks short to start. Once your pooch gets used to it, they’ll be playing in puddles in no time!


Training Fun Fact #2:

Do you have a dog struggling with learning to go up the stairs? The smaller the dog, the bigger the challenge, more often than not. If it’s more convenient for you to have a stair-climbing pupster rather than carrying your dog, start training with the aim of developing confidence. It’s all about associating the stairs with good things. Give your companion a treat with each stair conquered, and soon you can reward them when they reach the top.


Training Fun Fact #3:

A working dog is not only a loyal friend but also a welcomed helper. A dog living on a farm can be trained to herd livestock and help keep them safe. Whether its goats, sheep, or chickens, the concept is similar. You want your dog to help you take care of the herd or flock, but not terrorize them. Along with off-leash skills, your furry buddy needs to learn basic herding commands as well as how to circle the herd properly.  


Average Cost of Dog Training in Carlsbad, CA

School’s back in! Get your pupster ready for class by practicing basic commands at home. Then, hone the skills with professional instruction with the help of a trainer. Working alongside your dog enables you to form an incredible bond.


Check with the vet to determine that your dog is vaccine-ready and start researching dog training classes. In Carlsbad, group classes can be had for around $250 for 6 weeks. Prices can vary, depending on whether your pooch is a pup that needs to learn the ropes, or an older dog looking for a brush-up on skills. Classes must be attended every week so that both dog and owner can keep up with the instruction being taught.


Is your canine kiddo distracted when you try to instill knowledge and training? Are they developing habits like counter-surfing or showing negative behavior when a visitor comes to the door? If you are having trouble getting on top of these issues, consider board and train. Your pup will head off to boot camp to get one on one training. A one week away-from-home course will run around $1650, and a month at camp could cost $4000.


Does your dog get super excited around other dogs, or are they timid? Try in-home training to help them gain confidence so they can feel at ease when they head to the park. Once they have a few needed skills under their belt, they’ll be more than ready to meet and greet other dogs. Expect to pay between $100 and $150 per hour for private dog training in Carlsbad.


 Dog trainers in Carlsbad

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are topnotch and ready to get started when you and your doggo are ready. Vetted and enthusiastic dog trainers with Wag! will customize a lesson that suits your dog to a T. This tailored dog training is available for $60 per one-hour session. That’s a doggone good deal!


Going Off-Leash in Carlsbad, CA

Carlsbad is going to the dogs – in a good way! It’s all about the dogs here, for sure, with cafés, beaches, and parks catering to furry tail-waggers and their owners. Pooches are required to be licensed and leashed in this dog-friendly city, and once that’s done, you and Fido are ready to hit the town.


Every dog loves the surf and sand. And doggos in Carlsbad are lucky enough to have a dog-friendly beach within paw’s reach! Pack a picnic and head to South Carlsbad State Beach for an afternoon of frolicking in the waves. Let your pooch build a sandcastle and dig a moat, too. Bring lots of fresh water to keep your companion from drinking from the salty ocean.


Not only does California have a lot of beautiful beaches, but it has a ton of amazing off-leash parks, too! Ann D. L’Heureux Memorial Park is right in Carlsbad and is 13,200 square feet of off-leash fun. It’s a shady park, and dogs that love a good time can play there anytime between sunrise and sunset. Hidden Canyon Park is great to explore and is connected to the park by a trail that requires dogs be leashed. To keep Fido focused, practice heeling and sitting at intervals. It’s a great training exercise for excited dogs.


Dog Training in Carlsbad, CA

Besides beaches and parks, there are plenty of pawesome trails in the Carlsbad and surrounding areas. Pooches of all sizes and colors love to trek the trails, soaking in the sights and sounds. You’ll undoubtedly meet another dog or two as you hike, and it’s the perfect time to put some of the tasks learned from the Carlsbad dog trainer to good use!


Despite the heat in Carlsbad, you’ll often see the Siberian Husky out and about. They are sporty, athletic dogs that want to be on the go all of the time. If you are an active person, they are the ideal companion for you. Exercise them in the cool of the day, though. Try a run in the morning and a long walk at night. 


The Poodle will keep you on your toes, too. They’ve got a keen personality made for partaking in activities like playing fetch in the water and learning to track. Looking for a breed that is clever and knows it? The ever-energetic  Poodle is just that dog. Sign them up for a competitive sport and watch them show their stuff.


The personality-plus Pug is a spritely dog that loves to be a part of the action but at a slower pace. Being a brachycephalic breed, this dog is best kept out of the sun and heat. Their pushed-in noses make breathing a chore when exerting themselves in hot temperatures. Take advantage of a shady spot on a dog-friendly patio and let your Pug say hello to everyone there. Remember to keep their wrinkles dirt and sweat-free by gently wiping the area every day.


What breed is your dog? Give them the chance to be top dog on the block by downloading the Wag! app, choosing the best trainer for you, and setting up the first lesson. It’s that easy!