Dog Trainers in Daly City

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Wag! is the nation's fastest-growing network of pre-screened and insured dog walkers, sitters, and trainers. In less than 15 minutes you can book a nearby dog sitter, daycare provider, or dog walker, who'll take complete care of your loved one - at their place or yours.

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Jason LDaly City, CA

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“Positive reinforcement walker and trainer”

Being a Wag! Walker since May 2015, dogs and their parents have come to love when I take them out. Aside from being a Wag! Walker, I also care for dogs at the San Francisco SPCA. Besides being trained in dog walking, I am also trained in clicker training. I love making everyone’s dog day a pawsome day and I look forward to making yours too.

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Can run with dogs, Fast walker, Dogs who pull, Training experience, Obedience training, Behavioral training

Kelly HDaly City, CA

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Woof! My name is Kelly and I can't wait to meet your best friend. I am a mature, responsible paralegal student and I abide by the rule of paw--happiness and fun! I have been a dog owner all my life (which has included training classes) and I am incredibly devoted to the development of positive interaction and relationship building with canines. I am keenly aware of canine communication signals and positive guidance methods in order to further mutual cooperation with the client. I confess to my "happy-goofy" nature with my clients and I am NOT embarrassed to be seen and heard by others using high pitched "happy talk" on a walk! Let's meet!

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Becky IDaly City, CA

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Hi! My name is Becky. I grew up in Alameda, California with a Rough Collie mix, Sheba and Chow Chow mix, Gaby. The bonds I've had with dogs are lasting, and they always bring a smile to my face. I am a patient, kind person that gets along well with all types of dogs from big to small to the timid to the drooly to the spastic. In my day to day life, I am an artist, that specializes in mostly metalsmithing and a carpentry student, and I love to hike, jog, bike, and swim. I hope to be able to help dogs keep an active lifestyle to keep them fit and happy.

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RIcardo RDaly City, CA

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Animal Lover here, with more then 9+ yrs of personal dog ownership and over all handing a variety of animals from reptiles to farm animals. I very much enjoy spending time with animals and dog walking is another way I get to interact and learn more about man kinds best friends.

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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

Daniel LDaly City, CA

4.9

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Hi everyone! My name is Daniel, I am an experienced dog walker and sitter, and was a Kennel Supervisor before moving to Berkeley to study. I have walked and sat for families with multiple dogs, as well as dogs of every energy and confidence level. I have had dogs all my life, and learned a lot about proper dog handling while working at the shelter. The job exposed me to a variety of sizes and personalities, as well as techniques to be successful with all types of dogs, and I can't wait to meet yours!

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Kelly FDaly City, CA

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“Life is better with dogs and cats!”

I love animals! I grew up having pets and have been walking dogs since I was young. I have volunteered at Northern California Family Dog Rescue in San Francisco, have been a dog sitter and a foster mom for a dog. It brings me joy when animals are happy.

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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

Megan SDaly City, CA

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“Future Special Needs Teacher who loves dogs!”

Hi, I'm Megan! I've been volunteering at the animal shelter for about 4 years now! I've loved dogs since I was a little girl and care for each dog I meet as if it were my own! Fun fact about me is I also ride and care for horses! I really hope I meet your requirements and that I fulfill your dog-walking needs! I'll always give more than 100% effort!

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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

Ryan MDaly City, CA

4.9

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I live and work as a medical professional in San Francisco and I'm often described as dependable and responsible. I've grown up with dogs my whole life and I love to play with and take care of my friends' dogs in the city. I enjoy exploring the city and look forward to taking your dog for walks in San Francisco!

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Isabel MDaly 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, Special needs dog care, High energy dogs, Fast walker, Dogs who pull, Puppy care, Training experience, Obedience training, Behavioral training, Socialization training, Potty training, Puppy training

Tara LDaly City, CA

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HI my name is Tara! I've been taking care of dogs for 15 years professionally but loving them all my life. I was raised with Poodles and Collies. I have walked everything from Chihuahua's to Greyhounds. I feel providing them with what they need and deserve is a privilege. We both get the exercise we need! So much love to give and receive. Is there a better job?

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About Dog Training in Daly City, CA

Training Fun Fact #1:

One of the most important skills to teach your dog is how to walk on a leash properly. Pulling, lunging at a passing squirrel, and passing from side to side in front of you are all behaviors that can become tiresome. Whether your canine sidekick is a young pup or a senior member of your household, it’s possible to teach them leash manners with a little work. The correct dog walking equipment is a must. A sturdy leash six-feet long, a comfortable collar that fits correctly, and poop bags are essentials to the task.

Training Fun Fact #2:

Living with a pooch that cries in the night is not a viable long-term situation for anyone. Your dog won’t get any sleep, and you certainly won’t either. What makes a dog pine at night? Missing littermates, adjusting to a new home, or just the innate desire to sleep in a pack are all reasons for a dog to cry at night. Providing a comfy place for Fido to rest day or night is the way to go. Background noise often helps, and young pups may even settle with the tick-tock of an alarm clock.

Training Fun Fact #3:

Do you need help with some chores around the house? How about laundry? Teaching your dog to sort laundry can be a real time saver. Our pooches are smart creatures and can understand more than you know. Sorting the dark clothes from the light is one method. Instructing them to sort by type involves teaching your four-legger the difference between socks and towels.

Average Cost of Dog Training in Daly City, CA

Dogs thrive on attention, that we all know. And that’s exactly why dog training is an ideal pastime for them. Not only do they get to use their brains, but they also get to spend time with you. That makes them very happy.

When searching for dog training in Daly City, keep in mind your pup’s skill level and social aptitude. These are some of the questions you’ll be asked when signing up. Group lessons are just the ticket for a canine who loves both people and dogs. Take them to training and let them make new friends. For a 5 week course, expect to pay around $180.

Your woofer may be friendly but a little on the shy side, needing to build confidence and independence. In this case, private in-home lessons may be the solution. In Daly City, private instruction is typically given in one-hour sessions and costs, on average, between $100 and $200 for each lesson.

Some pet parents like to have a professional do the work at a board and train program. Fido is sent off to doggo boot camp and comes back trained and ready to please. The work does not stop there, though. Continued reinforcement of the commands taught is a must. For this type of service, expect to pay in the ballpark of $1400 a week.

Planning on learning the ropes of proper canine behavior right at your pup’s side and looking for lessons that suit your hectic work schedule? Look to private in-home dog training with a vetted trainer. Download the Wag! app and chat with an enthusiastic and knowledgeable trainer to set up Fido’s first lesson. For just $60 per one-hour session, a Wag!-approved trainer will help you customize lessons tailored just for your special friend.

Going Off-Leash in Daly City, CA

Living in Daly City means your dog has the best of a whole lot of worlds! Spend time with your furry BFF frolicking at the beach, trekking the trails, or throwing a ball at the dog park. Beauty and wide-open spaces are all around, so it won’t be hard to choose the perfect outing any day of the week.

But first, make sure that your favorite companion is licensed and wearing a visible ID tag, a requirement of sunny Daly City. Rabies vaccines are a must to keep your dog well-protected. Regular vet visits are a normal part of pet parenting and will keep your four-legged best buddy in good health.

Time to head out! Watch the sunrise at Mussel Rock Park Beach. The event will be serene, but we bet you won’t be alone! This beach is a favorite with all canine kiddos of Daly City. The coastline here is a little rocky, but it’s more than okay for energetic pups who live to birdwatch and beachcomb.

Next stop is nearby San Mateo and Seal Point Dog Park. It’s a puptastic large park, with three acres of safe, off-leash area for dogs to play in. There is a separate section for small dogs and lots of trails and beach access, too. Bring plenty of drinking water and snacks to keep your pooch energized for fun.

Dog Training in Daly City, CA

There are several towns and neighborhoods near Daly City with turquoise waters and pawesome trails. Living in this part of the state is a great way to keep in shape. Being cool and often foggy, it’s a great locale in which to exercise. A lot of the time, you’ll see dog trainers and their furry charges running along the beach. Looking to teach your pupster to run beside you? Have a Daly City dog trainer with Wag! help you teach your pup essential basic commands, which are the backbone of obedience.

What types of dogs love to run in the sand in Daly City? The Golden Retriever is favorite with dog owners in this part of the state and is a pawesome runner who will keep you on the go. They adore the water and are typically good swimmers as well.

The Labrador Retriever is another dog keen on the beach bum life. Throw this agile canine a ball – they’ll never tire of running into the surf after it. They’ve got a heart of gold, too.

The Poodle is the ideal water dog. In fact, their lineage comes from a long line of retrieving dogs, and the Poodle’s purpose was to go in search of fallen waterfowl. To this day, they are excellent trackers.

Are you ready to dive into the wonderful world of dog training? Download the Wag! app to book your pup’s first lesson today!