Dog Trainers in Maywood

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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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Patrick TMaywood, CA 90270

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I grew up witHi everyone, my name is Amanda! I’m lucky enough to be Pepper’s dog mom - who is a 3 year old rescue Pitbull mix. I have experience with dogs of all sizes and personalities. I’m a runner at heart and I would love to take your dog with me exploring the hy is a true source of joy for me. Wet noses = happiness!

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Gunilla LMaywood, CA 90270

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“Life is better with dogs around!”

I have always been a great animal lover, I grew up around horses, dogs and cats, and my beloved turtle. I am a Swede living in LA, trying to make ends meet and what better way to make money than to spend time with animals? Vegetarian and PETA member since many years. To care for someone's pet is a responsibility I take seriously.

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Can run with dogs, 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

Russ MMaywood, CA 90270

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Hi, I'm Russ. I was born and raised in Las Vegas, Nevada and I'm a lifelong dog lover and avid hiker. I've spent my life walking, training (and cuddling) with all different breeds. My beagle, Pixie, was self trained and became an animal actress! I love spending time outdoors and I can't wait to meet your dog.

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

Olga KMaywood, CA 90270

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“I will make your dog sit and listen”

I love training dogs. I spent 5 years in the circus and make dogs sit, lay down, roll over, dance between your legs when you walk and many other fun things. It takes time but I can help you create the best behaving dog you’ll ever own.

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Oral medicine administration, High energy dogs, Dogs who pull, Puppy care, Training experience, Obedience training, Behavioral training, Socialization training, Potty training, Therapy training, Puppy training

Anya WMaywood, CA 90270

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“Committed to canine health, safety, & education!”

Hi! My name is Anya, I come from ATL, GA and now live in LA, CA. I previously have owned 3 dogs and have boarded and trained many more in the past. I have a lot of experience with dogs of all different breeds, ages and sizes, but I specialize in small dogs, puppy care, and basic canine communication skills training. I have taught several puppy kindergarten and basic obedience group classes across Los Angeles.

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Oral medicine administration, Special needs dog care, Puppy care, Training experience, Obedience training, Behavioral training, Socialization training, Potty training, Puppy training

Stephanie HMaywood, CA 90270

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“Always looking for new furry friends!”

Hello, my name is Stephanie! I am a certified dog trainer, a former veterinarian technician, and I have over 6 years of experience working with dogs professionally. I have extensive knowledge of dog behavior, breeds and care. My dream is to have my own creative dog rescue someday. Dogs mean everything to me, I can’t wait to meet yours!

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Dog first aid and/or CPR, Can run with dogs, Oral medicine administration, Senior dog care, Special needs dog care, Fast walker, Dogs who pull, Puppy care, Training experience, Obedience training, Behavioral training, Socialization training, Potty training, Puppy training

Candace SMaywood, CA 90270

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“Ready to give you a PAWsitive experience!”

Hello. My name is Candace Seward. I grew up in a small town in Northeast Arkansas. I graduated with a BS in digital filmmaking from UCA in Conway. I just recently moved to California to pursue film but would also like to get a chance to meet some furry friends. I grew up around dogs and did a lot of training in a 4H club. I live in the second floor of an apartment but we have a fenced in area in the back. I work close to home so I have time to check in on your furry friend multiple times a day!

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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 RMaywood, CA 90270

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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

Viviana YMaywood, CA 90270

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Hi Wag! My name is Viviana and I have lived in Culver City my whole life so I know the area pretty well and it's surroundings. Both of my parents are big animal lovers as am I. I've grown up with terriers, a beagle, yorkie and also a husky! I have worked at a dog daycare for 2 years and also volunteered at NKLA for about two years. I would love the opportunity to meet and spend some time with your pups!

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Maya WMaywood, CA 90270

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“Nothing better then a four leg best friend (:”

I will make sure your dog(s) or puppy(s) are happy while being with me. I will give all the love he or she deserves. I also have my own personal business of fostering puppies on the side, if you’re looking for a new furry friend just let me know. I’m very experienced with how to take care of puppies and dogs. I’ve bottle fed puppies that have been taken away from their mom too early. I look forward to taking the responsibility of your furry friends! :)

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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 Maywood, CA 90270

Training Fun Fact #1:

One of the most useful commands you can teach your fur-baby is to heel without a leash. If your dog is a bit of an escape artist, teaching them to heel without any restraint will come in handy for their safety and your sanity. Fill up your treat bag and put your dog on a leash. Show your hound a Scooby snack, and when they come to your side and stay there, give them the treat. Once they start to walk off, offer up another, and slowly increase the amount of time between treats. Add the command “heel”, and once your pup has got the hang of it, try the same method in your yard without a leash.

Training Fun Fact #2:

Like many doggos, your canine might try to eat out of the trash every once in a while. This is dangerous behavior; however, you can train your pup to stop eating trash within a couple of weeks. Try and put your garbage where your dog can't reach it, and if they try their luck anyway, put yourself between them and the trash. Stay firm and consistent, and reward your woofer if they manage to resist their temptations. 

Training Fun Fact #3:

If you've just got off a long day at work, chances are you're going to want to relax right away. But what if you forgot to close the front door? Well, you teach your pup to do it for you! Training your pooch to close a door can take up around two months, but it's a neat trick to teach your mutt. You can use a post-it note to get your pup to close a door. Put the post-it note in front of your dog, and anytime they try to touch or sniff the note, praise and reward them. Repeat this, and then attach the post-it note to a door. Find a command that works for your pup, and later, try it out on different doors until they get the hang of it. 

Average Cost of Dog Training in Maywood

The city of Maywood is an awesome place for pet parents, with a ton of beautiful dog parks near the city. The Maywood area boasts a bunch of dog trainers who are itching to teach your canine companion. Just make sure you don't jump the gun and book a trainer without reading the T&Cs first.

Many dog trainers across Los Angeles require dogs to have up-to-date vaccinations before attending any sessions. You'll want to give your trainer plenty of notice when booking, as most puppy training classes in LA are booked solid for several weeks.

Group puppy training and obedience classes are popular in and around Maywood, as they provide an opportunity for you and your doggo to socialize. Group dog training typically runs from 4 to 8 weeks. These courses can cost anywhere from $120 to $250 depending on the duration. 

Alternatively, you might find Fido is better suited to private sessions. While your pup will probably pick up new skills quickly at one-on-one meetings, they're much more costly, and you'll find yourself paying between $70 and $250 for a single class. 

Trying to find the best mentor for your mutt can be challenging, with dozens of dog trainers quoting a wide range of prices for teaching your pup different skills and commands. Maywood dog trainers on the Wag! platform charge $60 per hour on average. No need to commit to a course or join a waiting list. You can even talk to your chosen coach beforehand to see what they offer and whether it suits your woofer's needs. Our booking process is transparent from start to finish. Pet parents receive an estimate during booking, with a finalized price once they've chosen a trainer.

Going Off-Leash in Maywood

Maywood is pretty small, so you won't find any dog parks right in the city. Venture to nearby cities like Downey and Culver City to find some off-leash dog parks suitable for your four-legged friend. You should always check out the park's rules and regulations before heading on your adventure, as some dog parks have pretty strict rules on microchipping and vaccinations you'll need to follow. 

 The Boneyard Off-Leash Dog Park in Culver City contains a one-acre dog run split into separate sections so large and small dogs can play separately. You'll find plenty of water fountains and shade at this park, so your dog can stay cool in the scorching heat. This park is also open until 10 PM, which is perfect for pet parents who work late into the evening.

If you'd prefer to stay as close to home as possible, visit the Rio San Gabriel Dog Park in Downey. This park features a 200-foot square dog run where Sparky can blow off some steam. As the off-leash area is fairly small, you might want to walk your pooch down some of the nearby trails before letting them off-leash.

Dog Training in Maywood

You'll be happy to hear that dog trainers on the Wag! platform boast an array of qualifications and skills that'll help your mutt flourish. Each dog trainer has a star rating, so you'll quickly be able to tell who the best mentors are in Maywood.

If your fur-baby is a rare breed, don't fret, as Maywood dog trainers with Wag! have experience working with lots of different doggos. Chihuahuas are one of the most popular breeds in Maywood, and these adorable miniature pooches make great family pets as they're incredibly loyal. Chihuahuas can also be reasonably headstrong, so you'll want to engage in some training and activities to make sure they know their place in the pecking order. 

Chihuahuas, like all dogs, require a bit of training to make sure they're a model canine companion. Find the perfect dog trainer on the Wag! app today to get your woofer's tail wagging.