Dog Trainers in Newport Beach

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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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Hardie DNewport 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! https://wagwalking.app.link/uhtjVB2An1 for $25 of FREE Wag credit!

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

Zabdi ANewport 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 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 FNewport Beach, CA

5.0

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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

Chris MNewport 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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Glorry MNewport Beach, CA

4.9

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“Dogs are our family and I care for them as my own!”

I have grown up surrounding dogs and they have always been my passion and my life. I have dog sat many dogs through out my life and I have two of my own dogs as well. I worked at a dog day care for two years and I have been walking dogs after that for 4+ years and continuing to love it more than anything. I am also hoping to work towards becoming a certified dog trainer! I can’t wait to meet your precious dog and give them all the love and attention they deserve

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

Olivia TNewport 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, Training experience, Dogs who pull, Puppy care, Fast walker

Cynthia ENewport Beach, CA

4.9

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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 & Mix Shepherd & Chihuahua. I have 4 years experience on how to raise and develop mentally healthy, happy, relaxed and stable dogs. Success is consistency on training with your pet. Available for training and Digital training. And answer any questions or concerns you may have. Looking forward to meeting your fur pet.

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

Jessica SNewport Beach, CA

4.9

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“I’ve a true dog whisper! :)”

Hello! My name is Jessica, I love animals & I’m a passionate dog lover! I know how to properly supervise, interact & have fun will all the doggies! So you can be assured your loved fur baby will be taken care of to the fullest extent! I have been working with dogs off all breeds for the past 11 years! I'm very trustworthy and patient. I am passionate about what I do, and I treat other people’s dogs how I’d want mine to be treated, with care! Dogs are my passion!

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Dog first aid and/or CPR, 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

Alyssa ANewport Beach, CA

4.9

(17)

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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

Vinessa PNewport Beach, CA

4.8

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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, Training experience, Dogs who pull, Puppy care, Fast walker

About Dog Training in Newport Beach, CA

Training Fun Fact #1:

Chihuahuas are beautiful, loving dogs, but not all pups are born knowing how to be perfect pets. And because they’re small dogs with big personalities, Chihuahuas can sometimes have a problem with growling defensively at other dogs and people they meet. There’s plenty you can do to combat this unsociable behavior, including socializing them from a young age and making obedience training part of your daily routine. Teaching your dog to stay calm and quiet in certain “trigger situations”, such as when the doorbell rings, can also be a big help.

Training Fun Fact #2:

Our dogs have some pretty funny and endearing behaviors, but sometimes those behaviors can be frustrating for you — and downright dangerous for your pup. One obvious example is a dog who likes eating things they most definitely shouldn’t, such as garbage, clothes, and even rocks. Eating inedible objects is known as pica and it’s a lot more common than you might think. It’s caused by everything from anxiety and boredom to a range of medical conditions, so the first step in solving this problem behavior is taking your dog to the vet for a check-up. 

Training Fun Fact #3:

Have you ever thought about letting your pooch try a doggy sport? Dogs can learn an impressive variety of sporting skills, and there’s a surprising range of activities where they can put those talents into action. For example, maybe you’d like to teach your dog how to dock jump, do rally obedience, or run an agility course. You’ll need a patient and consistent approach to get the best results, and if your pup proves to be a slow learner, there’s no shortage of dog trainers in Newport Beach who can help.

Average Cost of Dog Training in Newport Beach, CA

Choosing the right dog trainer isn’t easy. Not only do you need to find someone who is professional, reliable, and experienced, you also need a trainer who’s able to form a close bond with you and your dog. Popular trainers are often booked up weeks in advance, while there’s also the not insignificant matter of cost to consider.

If you’re looking for dog trainers in Newport Beach, CA, you may decide to sign your pet up for some puppy training classes. These classes help your pet socialize with other dogs, learn some obedience training essentials, and bond with you.

There are many Newport Beach dog training services that offer puppy socialization classes. Typically, you’ll need to sign up for a schedule of 4 to 6 weeks of classes. Prices vary between services but you’ll generally pay somewhere between $150 and $400 to register your dog for a series of group lessons.

But if your dog doesn’t feel comfortable in a group setting, or if they could benefit from some one-on-one training time, you might decide to book an in-home training consultation. Private training has several benefits, allowing the trainer to focus solely on your pet and giving your dog the comfort of training in their own home.

Unfortunately, private training is often expensive. You’ll commonly pay between $100 and $150 an hour for an in-home consultation with a Newport Beach dog trainer — even more in some cases. Compare that to the rates of trainers with Wag!, which start from just $60 an hour, and you’ll see the importance of shopping around to find good value.

Plus, because dog trainers with Wag! develop a customized training plan for your pet and will work with you to help create a polite pooch, there are lots of good reasons why you should better your dog’s behavior with Wag!.

Going Off-Leash in Newport Beach, CA

If you’re searching for the best off-leash areas in Newport Beach, CA, you’re spoiled for choice. One of the best options you can check out is the Newport Beach Dog Park. Located near Fashion Island, this popular park is open from 7 AM till dusk 6 days a week, and 9 AM till dusk on Wednesdays. Features here include AstroTurf, seating, and drinking fountains, so it’s a handy space for your pup to enjoy some socializing and get some exercise.

Unfortunately, dogs are only allowed on the sand in Newport Beach before 10 AM and after 4:30 PM, and they must be on a leash at all times. But if you’re keen for some off-leash fun, make the drive to Huntington Dog Beach. Open every day of the year, this pretty stretch of sand is the “ultimutt” destination for pets that love to get wet. There are 1.5 miles of sand to explore, so you’ll probably want to spend a lot of time here making the most of it.

Of course, before heading to the beach with your dog, make sure they know how to swim in the ocean and stay safe near the water. Teaching them not to play rough and to not run away is also essential to ensure successful off-leash adventures.

Dog Training in Newport Beach, CA

What are your dog training goals for your dog? Does your older pooch need a refresher on the basics of obedience training? Does your dog have some nasty habits that need fixing with some one-on-one behavior training? Or are you just looking for puppy training to get your little bundle of fur off to the right start in life?

No matter what problem you’re trying to solve, there are plenty of dog trainers in Newport Beach who can help. Trainers with Wag! boast experience across a diverse range of pet care fields, and these pet professionals are committed to helping turn your badly-behaved pooch into a well-mannered canine.

Best of all, finding dog trainers near you is easy. Simply download the Wag! app to start comparing the qualifications and expertise of a range of local trainers. When you find the right person, connect with them to chat about your training needs and goals.

The trainer will then put together a plan tailored to suit your dog and come to you for an in-home training session. It’s simple, effective, and there are no strings attached, so start searching for the best Newport Beach dog trainer today.