Dog Trainers in Newark

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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 KNewark, CA 94560

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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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Jeanette BNewark, CA 94560

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My name is Jeanette, I have an extreme passion for dogs. I study dog psychology, and I work rehabilitating dogs at my company By the Leash K9. I have experience with boarding dogs, as well as dog sitting. I’m looking forward to helping out with getting your fur babies the love and attention you want for them while you are away, and the exercise they need!

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

Reet SNewark, CA 94560

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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 DNewark, CA 94560

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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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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

Megan SNewark, CA 94560

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“Future Special Needs Teacher who loves dogs!”

Hi, I'm Megan! I've been volunteering at the animal shelter for about 4 years now! I've loved dogs since I was a little girl and care for each dog I meet as if it were my own! Fun fact about me is I also ride and care for horses! I really hope I meet your requirements and that I fulfill your dog-walking needs! I'll always give more than 100% effort!

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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

Taylor WNewark, CA 94560

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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

Susan CNewark, CA 94560

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Hi! I'm a Bay Area native working in tech who grew up with a mischievious Maltese mix. I'm godmother to a German shepherd puppy who is now 100 pounds. I volunteer at the pet shelter and work with dogs who need behavior training.

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Eric ANewark, CA 94560

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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 MNewark, CA 94560

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

Sarah BNewark, CA 94560

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Hello! I have been an avid animal lover ever since I was 7 years old and had my first dog. Last year i adopted a puppy and have successfully trained a high energy breed basic commands and more including leash training and some tricks. I have been dog walking for a few years as well as dog sitting. I have walked dogs as small as terriers to as big as German Shepards and black labs!

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

About Dog Training in Newark, CA 94560

Training Fun Fact #1:

Dogs can experience cognitive decline just as humans can. This is why a healthy diet, mental stimulation, and regular exercise are so important. The veterinarian can help you make the decision about the right food for your dog. The mental stimulation and exercise are up to you. Take your dog on a couple of walks a day. Interactive toys and brain-healthy activities like obedience training are excellent for canine cognitive health.

Training Fun Fact #2:

The loving parents of the cute and spunky Weltador are the Welsh Terrier and the Labrador Retriever. They adore people, and that goes for adults and kids alike. This energetic dog will need guidance to keep them at their best. The Weltador has spirit, and although their ultra-friendly personality is wonderful, teaching them rules like not jumping on people is essential. 

Training Fun Fact #3:

Dogs love to accomplish chores. Working and having a purpose is important to our four-leggers. Did you know you can train your dog to be your alarm clock? Get them into a wake-up routine and be pleased about them being keen to start the day. What better way to wake up than to your pup’s lopsided grin? 

Average Cost of Dog Training in Newark, CA

Does your dog bark and wag their tail every time you say the words “dog training?” Wait no longer! Enroll them in a class in Newark and get ready to see your pupster display their smarts. Newark is a dog-friendly city, and there is no shortage of opportunities to train.

A woofer jumping in excitement will fit right into a group class. Your dog will learn the basics of good doggo behavior and can then move on to advanced training. The sky is the limit, really. Maybe your special pup will be a search and rescue dog someday! An 8-week class averages about $220 in Newark.

Is your work schedule impossible to pin down? Pet parents who cannot commit to a weekly group class will opt for in-home private training. Teach your barkster on home turf for around $150 per hour. Another option is to send your dog out to training camp, typically at a trainer’s home or facility. Expect to pay in the ballpark of $1250 to $2500 for a 10-day to 3-week stay.

If learning the ropes alongside your dog is your plan, look to Wag! as an affordable way to make it happen. Chat with the best local trainer for you on the Wag! app, and book a lesson that suits your schedule. At just $60 per one-hour session, a vetted and knowledgeable trainer can customize a training plan specific to your pooch’s needs.

Going Off-Leash in Newark, CA

Neighboring sunny Fremont, Newark is a doggo’s paradise! Wildlife preserves and natural areas for hiking and exploring are in abundance. Before setting out to enjoy the beauty of California’s coast, there are a few details to take care of. Your furry BFF needs a dog license, obtainable once they have their rabies vaccine certificate. Buy a leash and some waste pick-up bags, and you are all set.

But where to explore first? California dog parks are great for dogs who love to run. Shore Dogs Park is one space where energetic canines have a blast. Being a large and open area, dogs will need to be well-versed in obedience. Although the park is fenced, it’s a pretty exciting place with lots of furry four-leggers running to and fro. Does Fido need a little help with recall? Newark dog trainers will be happy to assist so that every visit to this pawpular spot is a happy one.

An early morning trek is a treat for just about every dog. The Alameda Creek Regional Trail in nearby Fremont is a fun trail to hike, but keep in mind that you and Fido will be sharing the morning jaunt with bikers, joggers, and even horses! Both on-leash and off-leash sections make up the trail. With bridges to cross, ponds to meander past, and wildlife to watch for, this outing will be a memorable one.

Having your well-behaved canine BFF by your side just makes every day in nature more special. Dog trainers with Wag! can give your doggo the confidence and agility to keep up with you, because with you is right where they want to be!

Dog Training in Newark, CA

There is so much for Southern Cal dogs to do! Between the beaches, sidewalk cafés, pawesome hiking trails, and super pampering doggo spas, it’s hard to know what to do first. Of course, to take your dog wherever you go, they’ve got to be well-trained and socialized.

Newark dog trainers are up for the challenge and can be seen working with local dogs every day. What types of dogs are they training? The Golden Retriever is the number one choice of pet parents in this part of the state. They are the ideal beach companion, being fans of the water.

Small but mighty, the perky Chihuahua comes in at second most-favored dog, and it’s easy to see why. California is a pretty populous state, and the Chihuahua makes it easy for city dwellers to have a dog of their own. This spritely pooch does love to be on the go and can be seen all over town at dog-friendly venues.

Further down the list but no less adored is the Labrador Retriever. This athletic dog has pet parents taking up all kinds of sports, from surfing to skateboarding. If a laidback lifestyle is your cup of tea, this loyal dog will get you in shape in no time.

Mutts of all kinds are top dogs in Newark, too, and have no qualms about working their way to the top of the dog training class. Keen to please and happy to say they are the best mixed-breed on the block, these dogs are always ready to join a family.

Are you looking for someone to help your dog be their best? Look no further than a dog trainer with Wag! to give you a hand. Download the Wag! app and book your pup’s first lesson today!