Dog Trainers in Culver City

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Russ MCulver City, CA

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Hi, I'm Russ. I was born and raised in Las Vegas, Nevada and I'm a lifelong dog lover and avid hiker. I've spent my life walking, training (and cuddling) with all different breeds. My beagle, Pixie, was self trained and became an animal actress! I love spending time outdoors and I can't wait to meet your dog.

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Can run with dogs, Oral medicine administration, Senior dog care, High energy dogs, Training experience, Dogs who pull, Puppy care, Fast walker

Marcy HCulver City, CA

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I have been a dog owner of several different breeds. My experience includes in-home dog sitting while owners are out of town. I always send photos. I want to stop and interact with all dogs I encounter. Simply, am a huge dog lover!

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Gunilla LCulver City, CA

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“Life is better with dogs around!”

I have always been a great animal lover, I grew up around horses, dogs and cats, and my beloved turtle. I am a Swede living in LA, trying to make ends meet and what better way to make money than to spend time with animals? Vegetarian and PETA member since many years. To care for someone's pet is a responsibility I take seriously.

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Anya WCulver City, CA

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Hi! My name is Anya, I come from Atlanta, GA and now live in LA, CA. I previously have owned 3 dogs and have dog-sat for many more in the past, so I have a lot of experience with dogs of all different breeds, ages and sizes.

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Andrew RCulver City, CA

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“Big, strong, and/or ‘scary’ dogs welcome!”

I'm Andrew - I have 3 pups of my own. I was a Wag user before I was a Wag walker, and understand the stress of letting strangers take care of your pets. I've grown up with dogs all my life, and was a dog walker for several years through college. Hope to meet you and your pup soon!

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Can run with dogs, Oral medicine administration, Injected medicine administration, Senior dog care, Special needs dog care, High energy dogs, Training experience, Dogs who pull, Puppy care, Fast walker

Candace SCulver City, CA

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“Ready to give you a PAWsitive experience!”

Hello. My name is Candace Seward. I grew up in a small town in Northeast Arkansas. I graduated with a BS in digital filmmaking from UCA in Conway. I just recently moved to California to pursue film but would also like to get a chance to meet some furry friends. I grew up around dogs and did a lot of training in a 4H club. I live in the second floor of an apartment but we have a fenced in area in the back. I work close to home so I have time to check in on your furry friend multiple times a day!

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Viviana YCulver City, CA

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Hi Wag! My name is Viviana and I have lived in Culver City my whole life so I know the area pretty well and it's surroundings. Both of my parents are big animal lovers as am I. I've grown up with terriers, a beagle, a Yorkie and also a husky! I have worked at a dog daycare for 2 years and I've volunteered at NKLA for a year and a half. Due to my coursework at SMC, I am dedicating my time for school, however, would love the opportunity to meet your dog on my days off and study breaks!

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Isabel MCulver City, CA

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“Will walk or run MILES with your pups!”

I love to walk everywhere, and taking your pups along with me is one of my passions! Since I was 13 years old I have been walking dogs and pet-sitting. I'm comfortable with dogs of all size and age and am more than happy to follow any instructions and guidelines you give me! I can always sniff out the best trails and parks to make sure that the dogs enjoy themselves, and I like to bring a portable dog bowl along with me. Also experienced in pet-sitting!

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Can run with dogs, Oral medicine administration, Senior dog care, High energy dogs, Training experience, Dogs who pull, Puppy care, Fast walker

Maya WCulver City, CA

4.8

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“Dogs are our link to paradise. (:”

I will make sure your dog(s) or puppy(s) are happy while being with me. I will give all the love he or she deserves. I also have my own personal business of fostering puppies on the side, if you’re looking for a new furry friend just let me know. I’m very experienced with how to take care of puppies and dogs. I’ve bottle fed puppies that have been taken away from their mom too early. I look forward to taking the responsibility of your furry friends! :)

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Can run with dogs, Senior dog care, Special needs dog care, High energy dogs, Training experience, Dogs who pull, Puppy care, Fast walker

Christian ACulver City, CA

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I’m a certified animal trainer, as well as worked with animals my whole life whether it was my dogs, or walking and sitting for others. I’m a fun, caring, and hard working person, all your dogs will be treated like my own, with love. Can’t wait to meet your furry family members!

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

About Dog Training in Culver City, CA

Training Fun Fact #1:

Did you know that small dogs typically need extra calories more than large dogs do? This means that because little doggo dynamos move around so much more than their bigger pals, they have a higher caloric requirement. However, exercise is still a must, no matter how much your pooch runs around the house. A daily walk outside for fresh air is essential. A game like learning to do the tire jump would be perfect, too!

Training Fun Fact #2:

The Dachshund makes the ideal companion for hiking, tracking, and all-around outdoor fun. Despite their short stature, these perky pups can accomplish just about anything the big boys do! Train your tenacious Doxie to barn hunt, and you will see that they have some advantages. The sheer will to succeed is one, and the long agile body, good for making its way through the hay bale maze, is another.

Training Fun Fact #3:

It’s entirely pawsible for your old woofer to learn new tricks. In fact, senior pooches may have the concentration skills to beat the new kids on the block when it comes to obedience more often than not. Puppies sometimes think they’ve got better things to do than sit or come when called, whereas older dogs have a willingness to please already fine-tuned.

Average Cost of Dog Training in Culver City, CA

How much is to train your dog in Culver City? Local dog trainers have it what takes to help your best pal reach for the top. Group courses typically last from 4 to 6 weeks, and most dogs enjoy the pooch to pooch interaction. Prices for classes range between $150 and $195 per course. 

If you have a timid dog, consider private in-home training. It’s an excellent way to help boost your dog’s confidence. In Culver City, in-home lessons average from $155 to $225 per one-hour session. For a more intense type of training, enroll your four-legger in doggy boot camp. It’s known as board and train, whereby your pupster heads off to the instructor’s home for one on one training. Expect to pay close to $4000 for a 4-week stay.

Taking your dog out to an obedience class requires a certain level of commitment. If you miss a class, it is often a challenge to keep up the following week. Will this be frustrating for both you and your canine student?

Count on Wag! to provide the training your dog needs to succeed. For just $60, a private, one-hour in-home session is easily booked on the Wag! app. Chat and pay in-app and set up your dog’s first lesson. It’s that simple!

Going Off-Leash in Culver City, CA

Culver City has an extra-fun pooch-friendly park called The Boneyard (Culver City Dog Park). Your dog can be off-leash there, but as far as the rest of public spaces in town go, canines have to be leashed at all times. This is for their safety and the safety of others, of course. Rabies vaccines are a must, and pups have to be spayed or neutered when old enough.

Once you have these simple rules down pat, it’s time to see what Culver City is all about for pups. The Ballona Creek area is a favorite with local dogs. As long as you keep Fido on a leash, you can check out the murals along two of the walls of the creek. Don't forget to make use of the bike path, too.

Another exciting adventure for Culver City dogs is to hit local trails. What better place than trekking the path to the world-famous Hollywood Sign (via Griffith Park)? It’s a surprisingly rugged hike, and there is the chance you may see wildlife along the way. Keep your canine on the leash and watch for sightings of mule deer, coyotes, and more!

If you are looking for a short walk that packs a lot of punch, explore the Ferndell Nature Walk. This mini trek doesn’t take long, but the sights you and Fido will see are worth the trip into L.A. Watch for a waterfall and bubbling stream as you meander the trail.

Dog Training in Culver City, CA

Culver City and surrounding areas like Los Angeles have their fair share of dog shelters and adoption centers. Fortunately, dog trainers with Wag! volunteer at these shelters helping homeless pups get ready for adoption out to new homes. After walking and training shelter pups, the trainers bring their enthusiasm to you and your dog.

What do you hope to train your barkster to do first? Whether it’s performing the down position when asked or learning how to walk on a leash, Culver City trainers can make it happen.

What breeds of dogs are trainers in Culver City working with regularly? A popular pooch seen practicing obedience commands on the trails and in the parks is the Labrador Retriever. This agile pooch is a star in many ways, and that’s why Hollywood Hills is a favorite walking spot when out and about in L.A.

The Poodle, of course, looks right at home on the Hollywood Dog Walk of Fame and has the class and perfect gait to prove it. When not in the city, this intelligent dog is at ease in the field, competing at Rally-O and agility.

There is a mini mutt on the list of favorites, too, and that dynamo is the ever-active Chihuahua. Small but mighty, the Chi can have a strong personality that needs structure. Take your Chihuahua to puppy school and beyond to keep their spunk manageable and their character friendly and fun.

Ready to train alongside your favorite four-legger? Connect with a dog trainer with Wag! to arrange a training session customized to your furry friend.