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Laura WSolana Beach, CA

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“I Use Gloves and my Own Leash 4 Your Protection”

My goal: To be the dog walker/ dog sitter that I always wish my own dog had. I’ve had great fun jobs with dogs: training, photographing, caring for and now walking. My favorite part has always been getting to know each unique dog’s personality and figuring out what makes them happy, comfortable and confident and becoming a trusted friend to them.

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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

Chloe KSolana Beach, CA

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Hi there! My name is Chloe and I am a third-year marine biology student at UC San Diego, but my love for animals extends well beyond the confines of the ocean! You can’t name an animal that I haven’t owned, trained, or both— dogs, cats, horses, birds, any rodent or fish you can think of! I’ve worked as a pet sitter, walker, caretaker, and trainer since I was 9 years old, and my experiences have made me comfortable and confident with every kind of dog out there, whether pure-bred or pure mutt. As a dog owner myself, I know that you want to give your pet the very best, and I’ll do my very best to make sure they get it! Hope to see you soon!

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Jacob MSolana Beach, CA

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Hi! My name is Jake. I am a dog trainer and passionate about interacting with my local dog community. I work as a volunteer dog trainer for the Rescued Dog. With the rescued dog I foster failed (adopted a dog I was fostering) a shitzu mix and currently fostering a German Shepherd. I can’t wait to meet your pack and give them the exercise and attention they need!

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Janet TSolana Beach, CA

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“The Dog Gone Best”

I have two pointers who have never missed their twice daily outings in over 12 years. I fully understand the mind/body connection for a contented canine. I have over 1200 hours of hands-on experience working with shelter dogs. I am skilled at basic and intermediate obedience training and well-versed in dog body language, leash reactivity, and working with under-socialized dogs. I look forward to meeting your dog and I promise your dog will thank you!

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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

Ixtlaly GSolana Beach, CA

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“A tired dog is a happy dog!”

I am an animal lover, a veteran of the US Marines, a Certified Holistic Wellness Coach, & a Reiki Practitioner. I am currently a homemaker because of my recent cancer diagnosis. As a mom I know the importance of safety & health when walking dogs, since I have two chihuahuas of my own. I have over 3 years experience in dog walking & boarding. As a treat, I give dogs Reiki healing to help with their stress & anxiety. I believe a tired dog is a happy dog & look forward to meeting your special dog!

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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

Tara DSolana Beach, CA

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Hi! My name is Tara Dehdari and ever since I was little I would take care of dogs. I started off with taking care of my Dad's coworkers friends dogs. While they would work I would watch their dogs. Then as I got older my neighbors would ask me to watch their dogs for two-three weeks while they would go on vacation. I would play with the dogs, walk them, feed them, clean up after them, and etc. I became the neighborhoods dog walker, and/or dog sitter. I have dealt with all dogs, small and big, puppies and adults. I love dogs!

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Janell RSolana Beach, CA

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Hi, my name is Janell. I have 2 degrees in the animal sciences and have worked with animals for 24 years. I have owned dogs since I was nine and have rescued several of them. I have taught group and private dog obedience classes for several years. I can’t wait to meet your dog and get them out for a little fresh air.

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Danielle SSolana Beach, CA

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I am the BIGGEST animal lover you will EVER meet. People always ask if I speak dog. German Shepards were in our family since before I could walk, large or small pets I am totally comfortable! I recently lost my best friend so I have TONS of love to share with your FURKID...I love meeting other pet owners who care about their dogs and in turn I will care and treat them as if they were mine. I am certified in Pet CPR & First Aid. I can also give oral medications for your pets in need. I PAWROMISE your dog will WOOF me instantly!

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Olivia KSolana Beach, CA

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Hi, I’m Olivia! I’m a full-time college student and I work to pay for my education. I love dogs of all ages, sizes, and personalities. I have experience handling and training dogs as a volunteer for Helen Woodward Animal Center. I have even taught dogs how to surf!

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Mark LSolana Beach, CA

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“Experience Dog Trainer/Walker/Sitter/Available Now”

Hello Pet Parents, my name is Markus. I am a certified dog walker/trainer. I specialize in specific problem areas, basic and advanced training. I have over 15 yrs experience in proper animal care and handling. I am CPR and First Aid cert. I work great with pups and senior dogs. I have owned and cared for my own pets. I have been living in the San Diego areas my entire life. I am equipped and ready to bring a great service experience to your dog’s issues,needs and challenges. Available Now

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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 Solana Beach, CA

Training Fun Fact #1:

Canines love the summer just as much as people do. Splashing in the surf and digging in the sand are favorite pastimes of four-leggers everywhere. Did you know that the sand on the beach can reach dangerously high temperatures for a dog’s paws to stand? Visit the beach early or late in the day to avoid burnt paw pads.

Training Fun Fact #2:

A dog can sense anxiety with their nose. They are so in tune with smells that they can tell when our bodies are secreting adrenaline. When we’re anxious, the increased blood flow caused by a fast-beating heart sends chemicals to the surface, and dogs can sense that, too. These incredible skills are what make pooches perfect for anxiety detection training

Training Fun Fact #3:

Are you having trouble potty training your pooch? Chances are, your dog wishes they knew what it is all about, too. Some dogs learn when presented with alitter box that mimics the great outdoors. Grass pad litter boxes may help you teach your pup right when it counts, and when they have the hang of it, move the training to the grassy area in your backyard.

Average Cost of Dog Training in Solana Beach, CA

Finding the perfect instructor for your dog should be a quick task. That’s because, in Solana Beach, there are many trainers ready and waiting to teach your pooch the ropes. Once you determine the best trainer for you, think about what you’d like your pup to learn.

In Solana Beach, group classes cost between $150 and $175 per course. Obedience classes usually take place over 4 to 6 weeks. They will cover everything from the basic sit to learning how to heel on the leash.

Private in-home trainers can have fees ranging to $125 per hour. You may have the opportunity to purchase a package, which typically gives a small discount. Additional fees may be tacked on the price if your pup’s dog trainer has to travel any distance.

Board and train is an option where your dog heads off to doggo boot camp for a week or more. Intensive training is provided, and your pup has a sleepover at the dog trainer’s home. A ten-day session can cost around $1500.

If you need a flexible arrangement for training your four-legger, look no further than the Wag! app. Connect and chat with a trainer and discuss what you’d like to accomplish with your dog. At just $60 per one-hour session, it’s an affordable solution that just may be the beginning of a wonderful long-term relationship!

Going Off-Leash in Solana Beach, CA

Having an obedient dog who is well socialized is important if you plan on hanging out at parks and trails in Solana Beach. When out and about in the city and neighborhoods, keep your pup on their leash and make sure that their dog license is up to date. You’ll have to learn the expectations of the beaches in and surrounding Solana Beach, as many of them have varying rules.

Playing off-leash at a California beach is a blast for pooches who love to dig and frolic in the surf. Not only can dogs enjoy several beaches along the coast of this sunny state, but there is access to a super dog-friendly area at South of the Del Mar Shores Beach, right in Solana Beach. During the off-season, doggos have access to this fun spot any time of day. Although dogs have to be on the leash here, it’s a good thing. The surf can be rough on these beaches.

What about pawsome trails? Head to nearby Carlsbad and explore Batiquitos Lagoon Trail. It’s the ideal destination for dogs who love to see wildlife on a lagoon. Birds like herons and egrets fly low over the salt marshes, giving your pup a close-up view. Keep doggy bags on hand to pick up after Fido as you maneuver the trail.

Having a well-behaved dog by your side makes every adventure an exciting one, and as a pet parent who cares, you’ll want to take your furry companion with you whenever you can. In-home training sessions make dog training convenient and completely doable. Your best buddy deserves it!

Dog Training in Solana Beach, CA

Solana Beach is known for its fantastic weather all year-round. The surfing is excellent, and the charm of the town is a draw for locals and visitors alike. Dogs are a welcomed member of the community and are often seen frequenting dog-friendly cafes and restaurants. 

You may run into a Solana Beach dog trainer while you and Fido are out and about town. If you do, be sure to show them what skills you and your pooch have been working on! Class may not be in session, but a little bit of daily practice goes a long way.

In the parks and on the trails, clever dogs will be learning to greet other pooches calmly and not jump on people, either. What dog breeds will you see having an after-park refreshment on a sunny patio in Solana Beach? Well-behaved dogs are always welcomed!

Breeds on the larger end of the weight scale are fan favorites in this neighborhood of sunny California. The Golden Retriever, with its beautiful coat and happy disposition, is always a hit in town. 

Loyal and stately looking, the German Shepherd makes the list, too. They are athletic and love to look over the Solana Beach bluffs after an exhilarating hike. Remember to always bring a mini first aid kit along when trekking paths and cliffs. The German Shepherd likes a job to do and will be happy to carry the pack.

The Labrador Retriever is a fan favorite, and with an eager-to-join-in personality, we know why! They are calm for the most part and excel at group sports like Rally-O.

Is Fido ready to be top dog in the neighborhood? Connect with a dog trainer with Wag! today and get started with the fun!