Dog Trainers in San Marino

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Maya WSan Marino, CA 91108

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I am a proud dog parent of two; Lady, my 7 year old mini-dachshund and Coco, my 2 year old Rat Terrier/MinPin/Chihuahua rescue. I’ve lived with and cared for several dogs, big and small throughout my adult life and absolutely love the company and joy dogs bring. I’m an animal lover through and through - I’ll be celebrating my 3 year anniversary on a 100% plant-based diet in the coming months. I take excellent care of my dogs and often get compliments on how well behaved they are with other animals and people alike. I know how special and dear pets are to people’s hearts and take care of anyone’s pet like they are my own. I live within walking distance of several parks and am an avid hiker in the Bay Area, often bringing my dogs. My schedule is very flexible as I currently work independently in freelance film production and for a media strategies nonprofit from home.

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Russ MSan Marino, CA 91108

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

Marcy HSan Marino, CA 91108

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I have been a dog owner of several different breeds. My experience includes in-home dog sitting while owners are out of town. I always send photos. I want to stop and interact with all dogs I encounter. Simply, am a huge dog lover!

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Anya WSan Marino, CA 91108

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Hi! My name is Anya, I come from Atlanta, GA and now live in LA, CA. I previously have owned 3 dogs and have dog-sat for many more in the past, so I have a lot of experience with dogs of all different breeds, ages and sizes.

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Candace SSan Marino, CA 91108

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

Viviana YSan Marino, CA 91108

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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, a Yorkie and also a husky! I have worked at a dog daycare for 2 years and I've volunteered at NKLA for a year and a half. Due to my coursework at SMC, I am dedicating my time for school, however, would love the opportunity to meet your dog on my days off and study breaks!

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Isabel MSan Marino, CA 91108

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“Will walk or run MILES with your pups!”

I love to walk everywhere, and taking your pups along with me is one of my passions! Since I was 13 years old I have been walking dogs and pet-sitting. I'm comfortable with dogs of all size and age and am more than happy to follow any instructions and guidelines you give me! I can always sniff out the best trails and parks to make sure that the dogs enjoy themselves, and I like to bring a portable dog bowl along with me. Also experienced in pet-sitting!

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

Caelyn DSan Marino, CA 91108

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“Your dog’s new best friend!”

Hi! I'm Caelyn. I'm a junior at Tufts University in Medford, MA but I grew up in San Francisco with 3 dogs: two golden retrievers and a yellow lab. I also volunteered with Pets Are Wonderful Support (PAWS) throughout high school. Dogs have been a big part of my life as long as I can remember, and I know they're a huge part of yours as well. I love dogs, I love to exercise, and I can't wait to meet you

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Hollie MSan Marino, CA 91108

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“Delivering the best walk of your pup’s life!”

Hello! My name is Hollie. I’m a lifelong animal lover, with dogs always having a special place in my heart. I have 3 rescue dogs, 2 miniature schnauzers named Sasha and Sadie, and a husky named Loki whom I love like my own children. I can’t wait to meet you and your furry friend!

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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, Fast walker

Maya WSan Marino, CA 91108

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“Dogs are our link to paradise. (:”

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, Senior dog care, Special needs dog care, High energy dogs, Training experience, Dogs who pull, Puppy care, Fast walker

About Dog Training in San Marino, CA 91108

Training Fun Fact #1:

Tip - Crate training is essential not only for good behavior, but also for transporting your dog to the vet. When it comes to crate training a French Bulldog — one of the most popular breeds in The Golden State — you’ll need to be vigilant and consistent. While these pups are people-pleasers through and through, crate training can be tricky. Contrary to popular belief, some dogs will potty in their crate if it’s too big, and that includes Frenchies. Make sure your dog’s crate is just big enough for them to stand up, lie down, and turn around in. Follow dog trainer Caitlin Crittenden’s advice and avoid placing anything absorbent in your dog’s crate. (This will help prevent them from peeing or pooping in their crate.)

Training Fun Fact #2:

With more pooch-friendly pubs and restaurants than you can shake Fido’s favorite stick at, Old Pasadena is a must-visit if you’re craving a dog’s day out. However, some wiggly woofers might struggle to behave while you dine and drink. Leash manners will come in handy for training your dog to stay beside you at restaurants and on walks. Keep tasty treats handy to encourage your dog to stay by your side as you walk on-leash. Practice the “heel” and “quiet” commands, and you and your Chow Chow will be chowing down in Pasadena before you know it!

Training Fun Fact #3:

The local kennel club hosts dog shows and expos regularly. German Shepherds are just one of the dozens of breeds that compete for the purple ribbon each year. Think your canine has what it takes? Start training your German Shepherd for show as early as possible. Once you’ve got the basic obedience commands down, it’s time to work on stacking. This involves positioning your dog properly for judging. Stacking builds on a strong “stay” command.

Average Cost of Dog Training in San Marino, CA

Ready to tackle your mischievous mutt’s behavioral problems? Just need a refresher course on obedience commands? Want to try your paw at agility training? No matter your training needs, San Marino dog trainers have got you covered. In-home training through a San Marino dog training facility starts at $100 per hour.

If you’d rather try group classes, bear in mind you might need to travel to a nearby community to find a suitable program. Beginner obedience classes start at $130 for a 6-week course. Short, specialized behavior modification workshops on puppy training and potty training start at $600 for a 3-week course. Agility training will set you back $100 per class on average. Board-and-train programs are the most expensive, ranging from $2,000 to $2,800 for a 6 to 12-week program.

Traditional training programs aren’t always the best fit for every dog’s needs. Boarding and training might not teach you, the pet parent, everything you need to know to communicate with your dog. Group classes might not provide the one-on-one training time needed to correct troublesome behaviors. Not to mention these San Marino dog training options are expensive!

There is a more flexible, affordable alternative that allows you to try out training without committing to a program. San Marino dog trainers with Wag! will work with you to create a fully personalized approach to training. You can plan every part of your dog’s training regimen for just $60 per hour-long session, held right in the comfort of your living room. (Or the place you choose.)

Going Off-Leash in San Marino, CA

What better place to test out your dog’s newly refined obedience or agility skills than the dog park? Unfortunately, if you’re looking to get off-leash in San Marino, you’ll need to take a short drive into Pasadena to find a dog park near you.

Check out Alice’s Dog Park, a popular hangout with local hounds and dog walkers in San Marino. This open field isn’t separated into areas for large and small breeds, so it’s best if your dog gets along with pooches of all shapes and sizes. A long list of rules applies at Alice Dog Park. Excessive barking, aggression, and digging are prohibited in the park. Your dog also must be licensed and wear current vaccination tags.

If your pooch needs a park with separate spaces for large and small dogs, South Pasadena Dog Park is just the ticket. A little further afield in South Pasadena, this park is also known as South “Pawsadena” Dog Park. Since it’s one of the only dog parks in the area, it’s usually packed with other pups and people. Good socialization skills are a must for your mutt before visiting this park.

Dog Training in San Marino, CA

Ready to book your first training session with a San Marino dog trainer on the Wag! app? You’ll be pleased to learn that trainers on the platform are, first and foremost, dog lovers themselves. Many grew up with household pets and developed loving bonds that led them to pursue careers as pet caregivers. Boasting a wide variety of backgrounds in pet care, from volunteering at local animal shelters to fostering pups in need, San Marino dog trainers have the expertise you need.

When they’re not training or playing with their own pups, local dog trainers are working with the city’s top breeds. Unsurprisingly, the French Bulldog steals the spotlight in San Marino. This petite pupper is top dog in many of California’s metropolitan areas. Their friendly nature and boundless loyalty make training a walk in the dog park. Just keep an eye on your furniture — Frenchies are notorious chewers!

Some pet parents in San Marino and greater Pasadena are lucky enough to love rare breeds like the Otterhound. This strongwilled hound makes the perfect hunting companion. Some assistance with training will definitely come in handy when teaching this independent dog.

Whether your fur-baby is an omnipresent Frenchie, a rare Otterhound, or any breed in between, every breed benefits from training. Make sessions fun with plenty of treats and a consistent approach, and Buddy will be the best-behaved barker in the neighborhood in no time! Need some extra guidance? Book a session with a dog trainer near you and get ready to discover what your mutt’s made of.