Dog Trainers in Milpitas

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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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Rebecca KMilpitas, CA 95035

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“Dog Trainer & Behaviorist”

Hi! I'm an experienced animal trainer and am owned by two Border Collies. I specialize in dog behavior and dog training. I guarantee I'll be your dog's new best friend! When I'm not walking dogs, I am an agility (dog obstacle course) instructor. I love teaching dogs tricks!

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Oral medicine administration, Injected medicine administration, High energy dogs, Training experience, Puppy care, Fast walker

Jackie MMilpitas, CA 95035

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Hello fellow tail-WAGgers. If you are looking to find a trusted friend for your dog who will reciprocate that love that they give you when you can’t be there, I'm right here! My name is Jackie and I learned how to run on four legs before I learned to walk on two. I’ll be your dog’s best friend(other than you, of course). Your dog is in good hands with me—or should I saw paws?

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Can run with dogs, Senior dog care, Special needs dog care, Training experience, Dogs who pull, Puppy care, Fast walker

Reet SMilpitas, CA 95035

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I am a spiritual person, who loves to connect with different species. Taking care of things is very important to me, especially animals. I had been in the childcare buisness for 6 years due to my love for children but now after having 3 of my own adopted children (dogs I adopted) I feel comfortable and excited walking, caring and playing with dogs as well. As an observant human, I find it easy to pick up on the emotions and characteristics of a dog.

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Coralie DMilpitas, CA 95035

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“Active dog handler with training experience!”

I have been caring for a variety of species since I was a young child. I am a certified canine nutritionist, and am wilderness first aid & CPR certified. In my free time, I backpack and compete in dog sports, including at a national level. I have experience with all sizes of dogs and have worked with a variety of temperaments including fearful dogs, reactive dogs, and hyper dogs. I have extensive experience raising & training service dogs as well as training advanced tricks and obedience.

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Training Exam Complete

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Dog first aid and/or CPR, 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

Taylor WMilpitas, CA 95035

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“Walking your best friend is an honor!”

Hi Pet Parents! My preferred name is Elena. :) I’ve been working with dogs for 7 years now. I’ve walked dog of all sizes and love meeting new pups. I’m very athletic and will always make sure your pup gets the exercise they need. I always carry treats on walks so please let me know if your pup has allergies/restrictions. Can’t wait to meet your pup! :)

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

Eric AMilpitas, CA 95035

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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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Can run with dogs, Senior dog care, Special needs dog care, High energy dogs, Training experience, Dogs who pull, Puppy care

Carolyn MMilpitas, CA 95035

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Hi my name is Carolyn. I have over five years of experience volunteering and raising dogs for Guide Dogs for the Blind. I also have experience caring for horses, livestock and exotic animals. Currently I work at a veterinary hospital and have a passion for training and caring for dogs of all breeds and temperaments. I have seen dogs dramatically improve their behavior, health and overall wellbeing with regular walks which keeps me excited about providing dog walking services.

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About Dog Training in Milpitas, CA 95035

Training Fun Fact #1:

Is your Golden Retriever a problem barker? For example, maybe your pup barks at birds, at the neighbors, or when someone is at the door. Whatever the case may be, there are a couple of different approaches you can try to tackle problem barking. One of them is to teach your dog to bark on cue, while ensuring that your dog isn’t rewarded for barking (i.e., by gaining your attention) can also help. 

Training Fun Fact #2:

Want to spoil your pup with a trip to one of the best dog-friendly restaurants, cafes, or bars in Milpitas? Before you book a table, make sure your pup has mastered the art of behaving in public. They’ll also need to be able to lie quietly at your feet, while jumping on the table is a big no-no. But once you’ve taught your dog all the essential behaviors needed to visit an eatery, they’ll love the opportunity to dine out with you.

Training Fun Fact #3:

Some dog breeds, particularly those that were originally bred to work, love the mental stimulation and rewarding nature of doing jobs for the people they love. So if your pup has a strong work ethic and a desire to please, you might want to train them to fetch your slippers, track down your elusive car keys, or even put their toys away once playtime is over. A loving and devoted companion who’s happy to help out around the house — now that’s what we call a win-win!

Average Cost of Dog Training in Milpitas, CA

Whether you’re looking for puppy training classes or dog obedience training, there are plenty of quality dog trainers in Milpitas, CA who can help. But before you choose a trainer, you’ll need to research their qualifications and experience, not to mention shop around to find the best value for money.

There are a couple of main dog training options to choose from in Milpitas. The first of these is group classes, with sessions available for puppies, adult dogs, and pooches who need a little help with basic obedience. 

Many Milpitas dog training services run regular class schedules throughout the year. Classes run for 4 weeks or more, so they often require an ongoing commitment of time and money for pet parents. While prices vary between providers, it’s not uncommon to have to pay anywhere from $150 to $300 to register your pup for dog training classes.

The second option is to sign your pooch up for private training lessons. These one-on-one sessions will sometimes take place at a specific training facility, but usually involve the trainer coming to your home to train your pet in an environment where they’re completely comfortable. These sessions commonly cost anywhere from $100 to $150 per hour, but some trainers offer cheaper rates when you book multiple sessions.

Of course, if you’re looking for a more affordable option, you might want to search for Milpitas dog trainers with Wag!. Trainers on the Wag! platform can provide one-on-one, in-home training for your dog for just $60 per hour. You can book a training session 7 days a week, and the trainer will work with you to tailor a program that suits your dog’s needs.

Going Off-Leash in Milpitas, CA

If your dog had to pick their all-time favorite places to visit, chances are your local off-leash dog park would be one of the first destinations they chose. Not only do off-leash parks let your pup socialize and have fun, but they’re also the “pawfect” spot for you and your pup to brush up on some dog training.

For the dogs of Milpitas, CA, off-leash spots don’t get any better than the dog park in Ed R. Levin County Park. Located off Calaveras Road, the park boasts separate off-leash areas for small and large dogs and is the biggest off-leash park in the area. Ample parking is provided, while there’s also shaded seating if you want to put your feet up while your dog goes for an off-leash romp.

The off-leash facility in Los Gatos Creek County Park is also well worth a visit. It also boasts separate areas for small and large dogs, and offers ample space for energetic canines to stretch their legs.

If you’re planning on visiting one of the best off-leash areas in Milpitas, please remember that dog parks are only suitable for friendly, well-mannered dogs. With this in mind, you may need to look for dog trainers in Milpitas who can help teach your dog not to play aggressively, to be more social, or to stop mounting other dogs.

But if your pup knows how to play nice, they’ll have a “pawsome” time making new friends and enjoying some off-leash exploration.

Dog Training in Milpitas, CA

Whether you’re the proud pet parent of a purebred German Shepherd, a pampered Shih Tzu, or a mixed-breed mutt, training is essential for dogs of all shapes and sizes. And if you’re looking for the best dog trainers in Milpitas, you’ll find plenty of pet professionals with Wag!.

Dog trainers on the Wag! platform are passionate pet people with experience in areas like training, animal fostering, and dog rescue. You can browse dog trainers near you through the Wag! app, review their credentials, and then connect with the trainer of your choice. 

It’s quick and easy to make a booking, and the trainer you choose will come to you for a private training session with you and your dog. You can then decide whether you want to use the same trainer again or work with someone new.

The whole process is smooth and hassle-free, so book a Milpitas dog training session today.