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Victoria HDanville, CA

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Hello pet owners, My name is Victoria and I am a qualified veterinary surgeon with an animal behavior degree. I have experience in both general practice and emergency veterinary medicine. I know it may seem as though I am little overqualified to be a dog walker...however I have decided to take a sabbatical from work over the summer, but just cannot resist being around your fur babies 24/7! They will certainly be in safe hand! I look forward to hearing from you and looking after your fur babies.

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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

Patricia RDanville, CA

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“Dogs speak to those that know how to listen”

having over 10 years of experience in the pet industry, I am known among my peers as the dog whisperer! I love giving training, nutrition and grooming tips, using my 3 dogs as examples on how to get along with even the most stubborn of dogs. All pups have their own unique personalities that should be celebrated, but should also be kept in mind for their walks! Our 4 legged family members are seen as our children and should be treated as such.

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Becky IDanville, 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 RDanville, 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, Training experience, Dogs who pull, Puppy care, Fast walker

Marisa KDanville, CA

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“Huge animal lover”

Hello my name is Marisa. I have been a HUGE dog/ animal lover all my life. I have two chihuahuas rescue dogs of my own. I can't wait to walk your dog!

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Daniel LDanville, CA

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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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Megan SDanville, 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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Eric ADanville, CA

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I have always owned a dog since I was little. I’ve trained all the dogs I’ve ever owned. I have always been an animal lover. I’m very patient, caring and thoughtful.

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Hannah LDanville, CA

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I'm a dog lover with lots of experience getting to know and handling new dogs. I've worked with local animal rescue organizations as a foster home and a volunteer. I've always loved working with animals and I plan to pursue a career in animal training.

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About Dog Training in Danville, CA

Training Fun Fact #1:

Which doggos parented the designer dog called the Schnu? The Minature Schnauzer and the Shiba Inu are the proud parents. The breeding of these two canines results in a spirited dog who is both lovable and maybe a little stubborn. Dog training will be just the ticket for this energetic pooch. Start them off with basic obedience and then head to puppy school! 

Training Fun Fact #2:

Positivity is one of the key components of teaching a dog just about anything. How about learning to walk in boots, for example? Some pooches take to it right away, while others need a little gentle coercion. Praise your furry four-legger as they practice wearing the boots indoors on all types of surfaces before taking them outside.

Training Fun Fact #3:

Do you have a dog who considers marking their territory a must-do wherever you go? Sometimes it’s not a big deal, but other times, this habit can be a nuisance. The physical factors method means taking your dog to the vet to rule out a medical reason for the behavior. There could be a urinary tract issue or a disease like Diabetes causing them to tinkle so often.

Average Cost of Dog Training in Danville, CA

Dogs love to use their noggins. They are keen to learn and most really enjoy a challenge. Seeing their doggo friends at the park or in a training class is a highlight of their day, in fact. Enrolling your dog in training is good for them, and good for you. Why? An obedient dog is a pleasure to own, and a trained dog is a happy one!

What type of training should you look in to for Fido? Group lessons are a popular choice in Danville. Sign you and your canine kiddo up for a course that lasts 4-6 weeks. The price to attend a weekly session averages around $175 to $200. Dogs often begin their schooling with the incentive of treats, so be sure to bring along your pup’s favorite.

Be ready for your dog to come home as top dog when you send them off to board and train. The pros take the lead and give your pooch private instruction at their home or facility. Courses last from a week to even a month, allowing your pooch focus and one on one learning. Expect to pay around $1500 a week for board and train in Danville.

In-home private training is an option when your dog is shy and has a lot to learn. With a few sessions of individual instruction, they’ll soon come out of their shell and show just what they can do. Prices can vary quite a bit in Danville and depend on how much your dog needs to learn. Follow up email and phone support is often included as part of the cost, which can be between $100 and $200 an hour.

Does in-home private training sound like the best place to start? It’s a bonus that you learn right alongside your furry BFF and can schedule lessons to fit your lifestyle and commitments. It’s easy to sign up for lessons on the Wag! app. Connect with a Wag!-approved dog trainer to get started. At just $60 per one-hour session, lessons are affordable, and a pooch’s dream come true!

Going Off-Leash in Danville, CA

Despite its proximity to big cities like San Francisco and San Jose, Danville is known for being quaint and friendly. With Mount Diablo as a backdrop, the scenery is top-notch. Doggos love living in this town, partly because of the sheer number of hiking spots in the area. Cafés and restaurants cater to well-behaved dogs, too, making Danville a doggone fun spot to settle down.

Before you and Fido can check out dog parks and local trails, you’ve got a few things to take care of. Your furry buddy will need a collar and leash. Add vaccines and a dog license, and you are ready to go out on the town.

Head south to San Ramon and Bishop Ranch Regional Preserve, the ideal place to go if you are looking to hike a lush green space. Wildlife is abundant, making it essential to keep your dog on-leash while on the main trail. You may see a red tail hawk or two, so pack your binoculars along with your dog’s favorite snack and fresh water for the both of you. 

North of Danville, in Walnut Creek, you’ve got your choice of a few great parks. Mount Diablo State Park is a haven for pet parents. It’s a leash-only park, but with the excitement found there, that is a small detail. Pooches have to be older than 4 months to enter the park, though, and aggressive dogs have to stay back home.

 Heather Farm Dog Park is 102 acres of puptastic fun for dogs of all ages and sizes. There is a fenced-in area, and Fido can also venture through the rest of the park while on-leash. Pick up after your pooch as this is a park frequented by families and doggos alike. Before checking out the doggy enclosure, work on Fido’s recall, so that heading home is a more relaxed event. If you have work to do, a dog trainer with Wag! will be happy to assist!

Dog Training in Danville, CA

One of the things that doggos enjoy about Danville the most is sitting on a dog-friendly restaurant patio on a hot afternoon. No matter your taste in food, you and Fido will find a shady spot to suit both of you. With over 20 restaurants in the area with an open policy for dogs, spending a lazy afternoon amongst friends is entirely pawssible.

What types of pupsters frequent the eateries in Danville? You may see a trainer or two taking a break with their canine charges. The French Bulldog is a breed that loves to train and learn, and in fact, it’s a necessity with their spunky attitudes and headstrong ways. 

The Pembroke Welsh Corgi can be seen practicing obedience commands and learning how to greet the neighborhood dogs. These perky pups may be short in stature, but they are big in personality. Watchful and alert, this lovable canine is a fan favorite in Danville. 

The Golden Retriever and the Labrador Retriever are top-notch students of Danville dog trainers with Wag! And are happy to show other pooches how it’s done. They are A-1 when it comes to being keen to take on a new task. Both breeds are skilled in the water and aces on the field. That’s why they happily live in so many homes in the US today.

All four-leggers love to learn and will be a star with in-home private dog training. Download the Wag! app and connect with a vetted trainer, ready to help your dog be their best!