Dog Trainers in Garden Grove

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What is Wag!?

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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Hardie DGarden Grove, CA

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“If I had four legs...I’d want to walk more too.”

Hi! My name is Hardie and I have more than just a passion for dogs. I also have the knowledge it takes to keep your pup in the best hands possible. I hold a certification in dog training, behavior consulting and pet first aid/cpr. When I am caring for someone else's pet, there is no higher priority. Please be assured, you can count on me to give your dog the best time in each visit while also keeping them as safe as possible!

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

Zabdi AGarden Grove, CA

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“All about the tippity tapities and butt wiggles.”

I am a dog mom myself. I have three amazing girls and one boy between the ages of 1 and 2 years old. The twins, as I like to call them, are Jack Russell Chihuahua mixes. They are sisters from the same litter and are both one year old. The oldest is a Chihuahua Pomeranian and she is 2 years old. The youngest is a Boxer mix and he’s about 9 months old!

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

Jenna GGarden Grove, CA

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“Experienced Walker & Trainer 10+yrs”

I've been working with Dogs for 12 years. I've worked in kennels,grooming,and as a vet-tech in my prior work history. I took time off to have children. And now that my son is old enough,and IN school,i'm very excited and cant wait to serve our k-9 friends again! I'm available for walks: -play times, -night sitting, -medication admin. -nail trimming -feedings -Training etc. If you have any specifics,its absolutely not a problem. Its more than expected. Every Pup has its own personality!

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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, Fast walker, Dogs who pull, Puppy care, Training experience, Obedience training, Agility training, Behavioral training, Socialization training, Potty training, Therapy training, Service training, Puppy training

Chris MGarden Grove, CA

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Hi My name is Chris. I have been very lucky to grow up in a family that loves dogs. I currently own a pack of 3 ( 80 lb Goldendoodle, 20 lb Poodle mix, 40 lb German Shepard). My German Shepherd is a tripod ( only has 3 legs) and she is trained and certified for dog therapy. As a dog therapy team we visit senior homes, colleges/universities, and medical buildings. I have owned or worked with many different breeds ( Basset Hounds, Labradors, Bullmastiffs, Clumber Spaniel, English Bulldogs, Pit bulls, Airedales, Jack Russel Terriers, Poodles, Doberman Pinchers...) I enjoy walking dogs and training dogs. Thanks!

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Olivia TGarden Grove, CA

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“Above & Beyond Pet Care!”

Hello! My name is Olivia and I am a recent graduate student with a very open schedule and a love of dogs. I am an active person and enjoy being out and about with a furry friend. I have experience walking and caring for dogs of all sizes and breeds and consider myself to be a very reliable and kind person. I’m looking forward to meeting your pal!

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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

Mia RGarden Grove, CA

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“Less talking, more walking!”

Hi! My name is Mia! I have been around dogs and animals all my life. I own my own amazing beagle mix and have dog sat for my friends and family for years. I am good with any size dog. I have a passion for animals, including keeping our furry friends happy and safe!

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Training Exam Complete

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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, Socialization training, Potty training, Service training, Puppy training

Cynthia EGarden Grove, CA

4.9

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“Everything I know, I learned from a dog”

My name is Cyn I absolutely love animals. I have three dogs of my own. A German Shepherd & Mix Shepherd & Chihuahua. I have 6years experience on how to raise and develop mentally healthy, happy, relaxed and stable dogs. Success is consistency on training with your pet. Available for training and Digital training. And answer any questions or concerns you may have. Looking forward to meeting your fur pet.

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

Cyndi NGarden Grove, CA

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“I promise to treat your furry baby like my own!”

Hello! My name is Cyndi! I have been in the pet industry for about 7 years now. I’ve gained experience with your usual pet food retail, as well as in boarding facilities. My goal is to treat your pet the way you want your pet treated. I have a broad range of knowledge about different types of harnesses and how to secure them on your pet, as well as practicing safe ways to hold leashes. I also have the option to secure the leash to my waist if I find it safer. Please reach out with questions!

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

Daniel SGarden Grove, CA

4.9

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Hi, my name is Daniel. I'm 30 years old and live in Orange, Ca. I've had dogs in my family since I was born but currently only have 2 cats that live with me and my wife. I'm a professional poker player that has a lot of free time, wants to stay active and loves dogs!

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Vinessa PGarden Grove, CA

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I love to get outside and be productive. Whether a walk or a run, I am grateful to have this opportunity! I am patient and practice obedience with every pup.

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Training Exam Complete

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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

About Dog Training in Garden Grove, CA

Training Fun Fact #1:

Is your curious dog tall enough to get a great view of the counter or tabletop? Teaching a dog to not counter surf is possible, but you’ve got to work to do your part, too. Keep counters clear of dog-approved snacks that are just too hard to resist. Teach your long-legged furry pal the “off” command and enforce it every time an attempt to peruse the counter is made. 


Training Fun Fact #2:

Most dogs love a crate and consider it a cozy den, or a spot to go to for relaxation and quiet. To introduce a crate to your dog, start by feeding them in front of the crate and eventually moving their bowl inside it at mealtime. You don’t have to feed your pooch in the crate furever moving forward, but it is a great way to allow them a positive association with it.


Training Fun Fact #3:

Though some want to teach their dog to not bark when the doorbell rings, others encourage it. If that’s you, there are proper ways to go about the training. Reinforcing the bark, giving a treat, and practicing the scenario are steps that prove effective. Many dogs are territorial and love to be given the job of warning that a visitor has arrived.


Average Cost of Dog Training in Garden Grove, CA

All tail-waggers love a good dog training session. Feeling they know their place in the pack and are forming a bond with their pet parent goes a long way to doggo happiness. 


Well-behaved pups all over Garden Grove are signing up for group classes. Taking your dog to lessons in a group is ideal for pupsters that will benefit from training alongside other dogs. Fees for group classes range from $150 for a one hour class, to $700 for 4 specialized courses that include things like off-leash training.


Board and train is a popular option for pet parents who want a trainer to teach their precious pup the ropes off-site. Doggos of all ages are sent off to a boot camp of sorts for a week or two, or even longer. Expect to pay around $1650 for a weeklong board and train session in Garden City. What will your pooch learn? Whatever you need them to! A consultation is typically required to fine-tune the instruction. 


Private lessons are another option. With fees averaging between $100 and $195 per hour, one on one lessons benefit pet parents and dogs alike. In-home instruction may be just what your dog needs to get the ball rolling.


 Dog trainers in Garden City are knowledgeable and ready to teach your furry friend everything they need to know to be the best-behaved four-legger in the neighborhood. Does Sparky need to learn how to come when called? Are leash manners lacking? In-home private lessons with a dog trainer with Wag! will make your pooch a star. At just $60 per one-hour lesson, it’s an effective and affordable option.


Going Off-Leash in Garden Grove, CA

Dogs in Garden Grove are required to be licensed and wearing a dog tag on their collar before promenading along city streets like Historic Main Street. Keep your pup leashed as you window shop and admire antiques through the storefront windows. Safety for all doggos is the top concern here, so get the paperwork done and the vaccines up to date.


Once the small details are taken care of, the good times can begin! Sparky is welcome at local dog parks and green spaces, favorite hang-outs for energetic canines of all sizes. Garden Grove Dog Park is a well-maintained space. Although not big, it is a fun place to meet and greet other woofers and practice socialization skills


Who doesn’t love a good trek? Man or canine, lovers of the great outdoors will be thrilled with an afternoon walking the Santa Ana River Trail. This is a hop-on, hop-off trail. The walk can be adapted from long and challenging for those who are up to the task, to shorter segments with breaks for snack and water. Be aware that other hikers, dogs, bikers, and even horses may be using the trail. Get Sparky ready to practice skills learned in dog training class, like heeling on-leash when others pass by.


Dog Training in Garden Grove, CA

Californians love the sun and surf, and their dogs do, too! What kinds of dogs are typically seen frolicking in the sun? 


The tiny Chihuahua and Chihuahua mixes are favorites in this part of the state. These canines have big-city attitudes and love to show their stuff, whether walking along Hollywood Boulevard or playing on a sandy beach. If it’s a day for the shore, watch your pup’s paws on the hot sand and remember to bring along an umbrella for shade.


The Siberian Husky is a top dog in Garden Grove. Pet parents with this breed know that the heavy coat of the Husky means they are ideal partners for trekking the trails in cool weather. In fact, that’s when this dog loves to play. Take your pooch into the mountains on a winter day, and they’ll be at their happiest.


Many dog owners in cites across North America choose the Golden Retriever and the German Shepherd as their number one canine sidekick and Garden Grove is no different. Both dogs are loyal and super-smart, putting them at the top of the class when it comes to dog training. They adore competing and excel at outdoor pursuits as well. Allow your strong and agile buddy to try dock diving, and they’ll jump at the chance!


Is your furry best friend ready to start training? Unleash their potential with private in-home instruction with Wag! today!