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Maya WSouth Gate, CA

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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 MSouth Gate, CA

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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 HSouth Gate, CA

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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 WSouth Gate, CA

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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 SSouth Gate, CA

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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 YSouth Gate, CA

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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 MSouth Gate, CA

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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 DSouth Gate, CA

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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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Maya WSouth Gate, CA

4.8

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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

Christian ASouth Gate, CA

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I’m a certified animal trainer, as well as worked with animals my whole life whether it was my dogs, or walking and sitting for others. I’m a fun, caring, and hard working person, all your dogs will be treated like my own, with love. Can’t wait to meet your furry family members!

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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

About Dog Training in South Gate, CA

Training Fun Fact #1:

Wonderfully clever and always eager to please, the German Shepherd is one of the world’s most trainable dog breeds. But if you’re having trouble training your German Shepherd not to pull on their leash, there’s no need to despair. You might want to take a passive approach, which basically involves stopping whenever your pooch starts to pull and rewarding them for paying attention to you. Another option is the “zig-zag method”, which involves regularly changing direction on a walk and rewarding your pet with treats and praise for following you. The good news is that German Shepherds are quick learners, so it won’t take your pup long to work out what you want them to do.

Training Fun Fact #2:

If you’re a fitness fanatic or you’re just looking to get in shape, you might want to train your dog to jog with you. This is quite easy to train — once your dog knows how to walk with you, you basically just start increasing the pace to a jog for short intervals. Of course, treats and praise will be welcome rewards to help encourage your pooch, while you’ll also need to make sure they’re physically capable of jogging alongside you. And if you ever notice your dog slowing down, make sure to stop and let them carry on at their own pace.

Training Fun Fact #3:

If your dog loves being given a job to do, why not teach them how to help out around the house? For example, you might want to train your fur-baby to carry groceries, bring you the newspaper, or even pick up dirty laundry around the house. You might be surprised just what dogs can be taught to do if you’re willing to put the time and effort into training them. Just make sure you use positive reinforcement methods and that you always stay patient to ensure the best dog training results.

Average Cost of Dog Training in South Gate, CA

If you’re searching for dog trainers in South Gate, CA, or in wider Los Angeles County, you’re spoilt for choice. But with so many options to choose from, finding the right one can be a difficult task.

The best dog trainer is one with plenty of experience and a long list of happy customers. At the same time, the trainer you choose will need to offer the exact service you need — whether that be puppy training, behavior training, or anything in between — and will need to be able to communicate effectively with you and your dog.

Of course, price will also be a factor in determining which trainer you choose. If you’re keen to book your pet in for puppy socialization or obedience training classes, you’ll typically need to sign up for a program of classes that runs for anywhere between 3 and 10 weeks. Prices for these courses start at around $130, but they can cost more than $350 in some cases.

You can also expect to pay a premium if you want to book private training sessions for your dog. Designed for pets who need special attention or who simply don’t thrive in a group setting, private lessons typically involve the trainer coming to you to provide an in-home service. Many dog trainers in South Gate charge $100 or more per hour for private training, with some even charging over $200 per session. However, some businesses offer slightly reduced rates if you book in for multiple sessions. 

But when you book dog trainers in South Gate with Wag!, you can schedule an in-home training session for just $60 an hour. This includes a one-on-one consultation, and your trainer will customize a training plan to suit your pup’s needs and your own dog training goals. Booking a South Gate dog training session through Wag! is easy and affordable, and it means you’ll have more money left over to spend on treats for your furry friend.

Going Off-Leash in South Gate, CA

South Gate Park is one of the most popular green spaces in this part of southeastern LA. Unfortunately, when the dog lovers of South Gate, CA, want to take their pooch to the park, they must only take their pups on the outside trail (sidewalks). Your pet must also be on a leash and under your control at all times.

The good news is that the city does have a designated off-leash dog park — it’s found in Hollydale Regional Park on Monroe Avenue. This popular canine meeting point boasts all the features you’d expect to find in a decent dog park. There are separate areas for small and large dogs, shade is available for dog lovers who want to escape the summer sun, and water fountains and waste stations are provided.

Of course, you’ll also be able to find a host of other “grrreat” dog parks across the wider Los Angeles area, so it’s worth doing some research and planning day trips to check out some of the city’s best off-leash areas. Just make sure your dog knows all the basics of good off-leash behavior, including how to behave at the dog park and how to play nicely with other dogs, before you let them enjoy some leash-free fun.

Dog Training in South Gate, CA

There are plenty of different reasons why you might want to find dog trainers in South Gate. Maybe you need your Pit Bull puppy to listen to you, maybe your dog needs some basic obedience training, or maybe your new bundle of fur needs puppy training and socialization to learn how to become a more polite pooch.

Whatever you and your dog needs help with, there are plenty of dog trainers in South Gate who can offer their expert advice and assistance. And when you book a trainer on the Wag! platform, improving your pup’s behavior is simple, affordable, and stress-free.

All you have to do is download the Wag! app and compare dog trainers near you. Trainers with Wag! have experience across a huge variety of pet care fields and can work with pets of all ages. You can also book private training sessions 7 days a week, allowing you to tailor training to fit your schedule.

Once you’ve found the right person, choose a time for an in-home training session. Your trainer will then work with you to tackle your pet’s problems and set them on the path to becoming a perfectly behaved member of the family.

Dog training doesn’t get any easier than that, so book a South Gate, CA, dog training session with Wag! today.