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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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Aurora MLas Vegas, NV

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Hi! My name is Aurora and I am a dog trainer, walker and an outdoor enthusiast. I have had dogs my whole life and have been walking them since I’ve been old enough to hold a leash. As a dog trainer I have experience with all types of dogs, and I can confidently handle your nervous, reactive or special needs pup with ease! I currently have two Dobermans who I need to keep very active, so I understand the importance of a long walk in order to keep your dog healthy and happy! I look forward to meeting you and your pup!

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Jennifer BLas Vegas, NV

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Since I was a little girl my passion in life was to always take care of animals. I have rescued animals my whole life, and now I provide a home for 2 rescue dogs. I have had them since they were 1 year old and now my boy is 14 and girl is 9 years old. I care for every animal as if they were my own. I would love to help to take care of yours anytime you need me!!

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Barbara PLas Vegas, NV

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I have been a dog lover my entire life. I currently reside in a home where we train diabetic signal dogs in basic skills and scent signals. I enjoy the physical activity of walking and know that it makes a dog healthy and happy.

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About Dog Training in Las Vegas, NV

Training Fun Fact #1:

Have you ever noticed that your dog will often turn several times before lying down? This is an action born of instinct. Dogs way back in the ancestral pool slept outside and would circle as a way of pushing the grass or snow down for comfort. As well, the digging often seen before a dog lays down links back to the action of making a den of sorts. The next time you hear your dog in the next room scratching and digging at their bed or the floor, know that it’s nap time! 

Training Fun Fact #2:

Archeological evidence points to the fact that dogs have been around the human family for around 15,000 years. That’s a lot of puppies! Canines are descendent of the wolf and now domesticated as wonderful partners. Shorter muzzles, smaller teeth, and reduced stature are characteristics of the domesticated dog. Fun fact: it is said people did not domesticate the wolf, wolves trained humans to let them come into the home.

Training Fun Fact #3:

The Norwegian Lundehund has 6 toes on each of their feet. They are the only breed that has this unique characteristic. They can scale just about anything and are very much at home in terrain that includes rocky walls and crevices. The Norwegian Lundehund was once a working dog, catching Puffins on islands off the Norwegian coast. This athletic breed would win hands down, no doubt, at any agility contest they were trained for.

Average Cost of Dog Training in Las Vegas, NV

How much will it cost to get your dog trained in Las Vegas? The average fee for private, in-home instruction is $1255. The board and train alternative, where a dog trains at a facility or at the home of the trainer, ranges from $600 up to about $2000. Fees incurred will depend on the type of skills your pooch needs to learn, as well as how long you are willing to be parted from them as they attend a training school.

Payment is usually upfront for group obedience courses. To have your four-legger learn alongside other dogs, expect to pay between $140 and $185 for an hour-long class spanning over 4 to 6 weeks. Have your puppy learn the basics. Older dogs with previous training can excel in an advanced class. 

The value of training your dog to be the best they can be is priceless. Of course, time restraints can sometimes make attending training difficult. A weekly class may not suit your schedule. And if a lesson is missed, it is not always possible to make it up. Then, your pooch may find it hard to keep up with the other dogs next class.

Flexibility is a plus and Las Vegas dog trainers with Wag! will work with your pupster at a time that is convenient for you. For just $60 per one-hour session, you can help your dog learn the basics and beyond. In-home training is easy to book within the Wag! app. Chat and pay-in app to schedule a lesson with the right local dog trainer. It’s that easy!

Going Off-Leash in Las Vegas, NV

Las Vegas has been rated as one of the top dog-friendly cities in the United States. There are a few rules to follow, though, including having your pupster licensed. City ordinances state that pooches must be leashed at all times in public areas. With the strip being so busy, this law makes sense there and in other areas of Las Vegas. Additionally, canines cannot be on the Las Vegas strip except for between 5 a.m. and 12 noon any day of the week. 

There are restaurants in town that welcome well-behaved four-leggers for a bite to eat and water to hydrate. Keeping hydrated is essential in Las Vegas; the temperatures can be brutal mid-day in the city. Many pet parents will put warm-weather booties on their dogs to prevent the paws from injury due to the heat.

Instead of walking on hot pavement, head to off-leash parks in Las Vegas. Dog parks in the region where your furry companion can exercise and run off steam are plentiful. Plan a weekend of adventure and visit green spaces for a game of fetch or tug of war. 

Bring your eager pup to Sunset Dog Park, a well-lit space that allows you and Fido to exercise in the cool temperatures after sundown.  Dirt and grass terrain make for lots of fun and ticks all the boxes for dogs looking to let loose and run. 

Even more fun than the parks are the Las Vegas doggo-friendly trails. Cathedral Rock Trail is known for spectacular views, but to keep your best buddy safe, have your pooch remain on the leash. Experiencing Red Rock Canyon is a must for dogs and pet parents alike. Calico Tanks Trail is the ideal destination for a quick scenic trek with views of the vibrant colors of the region. 

Does your barkster love to accompany you wherever you go? Keep them safe while out and about in Las Vegas by always bringing a collapsible water bowl and a fresh water supply in your backpack. 

Dog Training in Las Vegas, NV

Las Vegas dog trainers can be seen giving a helping hand in the city’s adoption centers, vet clinics, and shelters. They’ll pass the experience on to your pup as they teach them the rules and ropes of socialization and obedience. 

What breeds of dog can be seen touring the strip and trekking the trails in Las Vegas? The American Pit Bull Terrier tops the list, and close to the Pitty in second place is the Pomeranian. The Pit Bull is strong and sturdy, and the Pom small and spritely. These vocal dogs are not afraid to speak their mind and have no fear of larger dogs. Train your perky Pom to get along with other dogs and use their independence to their advantage.

Holding third place honors is the Maltese, a playful and energetic pup. These spunky dogs need socialization from a young age, so they will know how to react around kids and adults in every situation. Don’t forget the Miniature Schnauzer and the Poodle; these Las Vegas favorites are keen to join agility and obedience trials and have the athleticism to win.

Connect with an enthusiastic dog trainer on the Wag! app today and unleash your dog’s potential in no time!