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Zabdi AHuntington Beach, CA

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“All about the tippity tapities and butt wiggles.”

I am a dog mom myself. I have three amazing girls 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.

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

Victoria FHuntington Beach, CA

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My family breeds and shows pugs, so I am knowledgeable about different dog breeds and training techniques. I have a lot of experience, and am comfortable with dogs of all sizes, energy levels, and ages. If needed, I can giving medication orally, or directly to the eyes and ears. My dogs are my family and I wouldn’t want anyone taking care of them to treat them any different. You can be assured that I will treat your dogs with all the love, care, and energy that they require and deserve!

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Can run with dogs, Oral medicine administration, Senior dog care, Special needs dog care, High energy dogs, Training experience, Puppy care

Lauren BHuntington Beach, CA

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“A well exercised dog is a happy dog!”

I currently work at an animal shelter as an animal care attendant. I received my Bachelor of Science degree in Animal Science from UC Davis specifically concentrating on domesticated and companion animals. I also received my certification as a Canine Behavioral Consultant. I have experience working with everything from Pit Bulls to Chihuahuas. I am familiar with the use of choke chains, martingale collars, head halters, gentle leaders, harnesses, easy walk harnesses, and basket muzzles.

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Oral medicine administration, Injected medicine administration, Senior dog care, Special needs dog care, Training experience, Dogs who pull, Puppy care

Anthony LHuntington Beach, CA

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“Who let dogs out!!”

I am a 28 year old family man who loves dogs and animals. Planning to be a dog trainer in the future. I have the patience and the calm energy to walk any dog. I have my own dog who I’ve self trained and walks better than other dogs who have had paid training. I’m very dedicated into training dogs how to walk to encourage more self walks by their owners and to give the ability to any person to feel confident in walking their dogs. Currently teaching my three year old how to walk my dog by himself

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

Chris MHuntington Beach, 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 THuntington Beach, 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, Training experience, Dogs who pull, Puppy care, Fast walker

Kersti WHuntington Beach, CA

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“From Graduate school to Dog Walking!”

I’ve spent 1 year learning the world of professional pet care. It happened by accident - I got a chance to go back to school, not only to earn a master’s degree but to play volleyball. Unfortunately, I finished my degree injured and struggling mentally. Enter dog walking! I thought I would just try it out...turns out it helped me heal: movement, nature and a friendly companion. Then it dawned on me, growing up with all kinds of animals from fish to horses - I was built for this!! Yay pet care!

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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 three dogs of my own. A German Shepherd (Service dog) Mix Shepherd (Therapy dog) & Chihuahua. I have 4 years experience how to raise and develop mentally healthy, happy, relaxed and stable dogs. Success is consistency on training with your pet. I do have a future goal and that’s building a shelter for abandoned and abused German Shepherds dogs on a piece of land I own in OR. This will be a safe and a forever home for these beautiful animals.

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

Alyssa AHuntington Beach, CA

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“I can’t wait to walk your pup!!”

My name is Alyssa Alpert and I am a Certified Athletic Trainer by profession, but an avid animal lover by nature! I have grown up with animals of all kinds, and currently have an amazing pitbull who is the love of my life (don’t tell my fiancee! ;P ) I have been a volunteer at local animal shelters for years and love any opportunity that I can get to work with and help animals! I am so excited to be your dog walker and can't wait to love your furry family member as if they were my own!

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

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 teach your pup to accept your feline friend! Training your dog to accept a cat can take up to three 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 utilize 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 three 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 6-7 weeks, and cost between $125 - $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 - $ 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 as little as $60 per session, and you won't find yourself tied down to a six-week course. You even customize each lesson to suit for dog's needs and personality. 

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 adhere to 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 elementary school, so your pooch should be well acclimated to large groups of children. If you're unsure who your hound will react, book a Huntington Beach dog trainer with Wag!, so your pup can get out there and make loads of new furends.  

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 furends and follow your lead. So, head on the Wag! app and book a session with a Huntington Beach dog trainer, and pup's tail will be wagging in no time!