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Hardie DHuntington Beach, CA

5.0

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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 AHuntington Beach, CA

5.0

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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, Socialization training, Potty training, Puppy training

Chris MHuntington Beach, CA

4.9

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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 THuntington Beach, CA

4.9

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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 RHuntington Beach, CA

4.9

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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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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

Victoria SHuntington Beach, CA

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“REINFORCEMENT DRIVES BEHAVIOR”

Hi, I'm Victoria, and I'm probably already in love your dog. I've worked as a certified dog trainer for almost 10 years and a lifetime-long dog lover. I've had many opportunities to work, walk, and play with dogs. My favorite thing to do is go on hikes with my friends and their dogs. I can't wait to meet your pup!

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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, Agility training, Behavioral training, Socialization training, Potty training, Therapy training, Service training, Puppy training

Cynthia EHuntington Beach, CA

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“Everything I know, I learned from a dog”

My name is Cyn I absolutely love animals. I have 2 German Shepherd’s & 6years experience on how to raise & develop mentally healthy, happy, relaxed & stable dogs. “Consistent Training” creates a positive change in your dogs behavior. No more jumping, leash pulling, excessive barking & more. Teach your dog to respect boundaries like doorways, furniture, roadways & more. Learn how to understand & communicate with your dog effectively. I am Looking forward to meeting your family pet.

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Dog first aid and/or CPR, Oral medicine administration, Senior 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

Cyndi NHuntington Beach, 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 almost 10 years now. I’ve gained experience with your usual pet food retail, as well as in boarding facilities. I currently work as a receptionist at a pet hospital. 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. 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, Obedience training, Potty training, Puppy training

Daniel SHuntington Beach, CA

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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 PHuntington Beach, 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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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 Huntington Beach, CA

Training Fun Fact #1

Sick of taking Fido for a walk and having to bring along a bowl to keep them hydrated? Teach your doggo to drink from a bottle! This is a quick and easy trick for your dog to learn over the course of a week. By smearing the cap of your water bottle with a tasty treat your pooch loves, you can slowly open the lid and get them used to drinking water just like a person. As well as using peanut butter, there are several other ways you can teach your dog to drink from a bottle, which will help keep your pup cool and save you a lot of hassle in the long run.

Training Fun Fact #2

Cats and dogs don't always get along, but there are several ways you can teach your pup to accept your feline friend! Training your dog to accept a cat can take up to 3 weeks, but it will be worthwhile to see your furry friends getting along. Using treats as positive reinforcement is a great way to achieve success, and you might want to use a crate or a leash to make sure there are no feisty encounters. "Howlever" you decide to get your cat and dog to get along, it'll be worth it for a harmonious household. 

Training Fun Fact #3

One of the most impressive tricks you can teach Tucker is to fetch specific objects by name. Did you know Border Collies can learn the name of over 1,000 different objects? While your dog may not be able to achieve these heights, you can certainly teach your pupper the name of a few different objects over a two-week timespan. Wiggling the object in front of them, calling it the same name every time, and using treats as a reward are surefire ways to get the desired results. 

Average Cost of Dog Training in Huntington Beach

Huntington Beach is a popular area for canine companions, with many dog trainers in Huntington Beach offering private, group, and unique training classes. Before signing your pooch up for their first class, there are a few things to consider. 

Dog training classes in Huntington Beach tend to fill up fast, so you're best off booking a session with your chosen teacher a couple of months in advance. Make sure you have time to attend the class, too, as many of these classes charge a cancellation fee, which can cost almost as much as the session. 

If you're not sure Fido will do well in a group setting, you can opt for a private one-on-one training class. Private classes tend to be much more expensive than group ones and cost around $125 per session. These services typically offer discounts if you book multiple sessions. For example, you may get a $50 discount if you book 3 classes rather than just one.

You might prefer to bring your puppy along to a group class, so it can make friends and get used to other canines. Puppy training classes run for about 6 to 7 weeks, and cost between $125 to $150 — basic obedience classes are generally around the same price as puppy training. 

If you fancy getting your "pawsome" pal on their best behavior, consider taking them to basic, advanced, and puppy training classes. These classes cost around $125 each, so you'll spend around $400 to complete all three to see your pooch graduate with honors.

Looking to improve your bounding Bulldog's nimbleness? Consider attending a unique agility class. Agility and other specific classes like urban herding are great ways to help your dog develop its skills. These classes are more expensive than standard training classes and can cost anywhere from $120 to $ 270 per lesson. 

With a plethora of trainers in Huntington Beach, you might struggle to find the best one for your pup. Another option to consider is booking Huntington Beach dog trainers with Wag!. Sessions with trainers available on Wag!'s platform cost $60 per session on average, and you won't find yourself tied down to a 6-week course. You even customize each lesson to suit for dog's needs and personality.

All you need to do is log in to your Wag! account, enter the time and date of your session, and search for dog trainers near you! You'll see an estimated rate for your session at the bottom of your screen when booking, and you'll receive a final quote once you've chosen your trainer. After you've booked your session, message your Pet Caregiver anytime with questions and concerns.

Going Off-Leash in Huntington Beach, CA

You'll find there are few off-leash dog parks in Huntington Beach where you and Tucker can brush up on some of your training skills. As with most off-leash dog parks, your pup will have to be tagged, vaccinated, and licensed before entering the park. You'll also have to follow park rules and pick up after your pooch. 

The Huntington Central Park Dog Park is one of the best parks in Huntington Beach, with over 350 acres of countryside for you and your doggo to explore. There are small dog and large dog areas where your pup can run free, or keep your dog on their leash and take a hike down one of the park's many trails.

Another "furrific" dog park in Huntington Beach is Lakeview Park. This park is situated next to an elementary school, so your pooch should be well acclimated to large groups of children. If you're unsure how your hound will react, book a Huntington Beach dog trainer with Wag!, so your pup can get out there and make loads of new "furiends".  

Dog Training in Huntington Beach, CA

Dog trainers on the Wag! platform are equipped with an array of skills to ensure your furry friend gets top-notch training. It's super easy to book a session, just download the app, choose a date and time, and pick a Huntington Beach trainer that suits you. Each trainer has a star rating, with dozens of top-rated caregivers to choose from. 

You might be wondering how common your dog breed is in Orange County. Labrador Retrievers and Bulldogs are among the most popular breeds in Huntington Beach. If you're unsure what the best activities are for Labradors and Bulldogs, there's a wide variety of fun adventures you can plan. Both Labradors and Bulldogs are very friendly but tend to differ in terms of energy levels. Labrador Retrievers are usually very energetic, while Bulldogs are more calm and laid-back. 

Regardless of your four-legged pal's personality, it's always important to give them a little training to make sure they can make new "furiends" and follow your lead. Log on to the Wag! app and book a session with a Huntington Beach dog trainer, and your pup's tail will be wagging in no time!