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"I have a particularly difficult dog to train. thought I could do it myself but just wasn't working out. was very knowledgeable and" helpful. Mr Gudel has a lot of experience and teaches you how to train your dog. Gives you a framework for discipline. He also seems to like dogs a lot as well. Was punctual and professional about appointments. would recommend him to others.

-william M.

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"We can't rave about them enough. They did an amazing job with our 1yr old hyper Mastiff who is still in 100% puppy stage but over 130" lbs. Even after the two weeks of college they still help you with additional training as needed. What surprised me the most other than the results is that they all researched the breed prior to our appt for an analysis which we were blown away by. Since the breed is not a common one they didn't just assume he would fall under the common English Mastiff temperament and how many people can say a company took time to educate themselves prior to agreeing to train. No, this breed is far from your standard Mastiff so special attention goes into making sure you have control or the dog could become a big problem. even made sure would be present in case she was unable to "man handle as I call it" such a big hyper dog. Our big baby respects and as well as the rest of the staff. The most difficult part is that the parents need more training than the dogs. They work to train you but that is where the hard part is - staying consistent - if you get lazy so does the dog - a perfect dog needs perfect training and in demand owners. This training is perfect!

-Chad D.

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My veterinarian recommended to us for our approx. one year old lab. She was and is a very loving dog, but in her youth she was extremely happy to keep calm. The people were professionals throughout the experience. We could not be more pleased with the result. The training was very effective. I was reassured ...More by the lifetime guarantee, and though it was over two years ago that she was trained, we have not had to use the guarantee. These folks are the best especially for the price. Highly recommended.

- phil C.
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The assessment went okay but when it came time to schedule follow up training that is where the trouble began. I got a notification that the training was to occur in Center and we fought rush hour traffic to get there only to find out the trainer was at our house. We were so frustrated at the miscommunication we didn't ...More pursue their services further.
- Cathy K.
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Problem is not solved. Dog is very destructive when owner leaves the premises. Much of his furniture is destroyed. Company did respond when owner called but did not follow up to check if things were going well. The company told me separation anxiety is a difficult disorder to treat but offered a money back guarantee if the could not fix problem. ...More To date, have not received reimbursement nor are they still working to correct the problem.
- VIJAYA I.
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I did not realize that getting two dogs from the same litter (especially male) was discouraged. The biggest challenge for me is trying to work with one of my boys without the other being disruptive. Miniature schnauzers, while completely adorable, can be a stubborn breed. Overall, I am very fortunate with mine as they have bonded well with me. However, ...More together they can feed off each other and escalate quickly with aggressive behavior. They knew some basic commands but they needed more work to be the really good dogs I know they are. In addition, I needed the training too!

seems to have an innate understanding of dogs. He reassured me that I don't have aggressive dogs just dogs (mostly just one) with aggressive behavior. Realizing one needed some special focus, he took one of them home for a few days to socialize him with his dogs and to work with him on some of his fear-based bad behavior.

was the fifth trainer my boys have worked with and while the others were just fine, had the right combination of forcefulness and gentleness that really connected with my boys. One of my boys takes correction very personal, so was careful not to push him beyond what was productive. He trained specific to what each of my boys needed.

I'm very pleased with the progress they made. I know that it's up to me to continue to work with them so I can have the consistent behavior expected from a well-behaved dog. I now have the tools and the confidence to effectively manage my boys. I really appreciate all did for me and my boys. I feel like we've made a friend!
- Minissa B.
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is simply awesome. She is an excellent trainer and is the true dog whisperer. Her kenneling services are like no other. Our dog used to have accidents and "problems" when boarded at a very well-known competitor. He has loved going to K-9 connection for several years for "boarding" and comes home so happy and ...More worn out. and K-9 connection couldn't look after your best friend any better.
- Christine B.
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Guy came out to assist us with some obedience training for our little Chorkie, Peanut. I was worried because Peanut was making it difficult for me to work during the day (I work from home). I was also worried about a trainer because Peanut is barely 5 pounds and I was not sure they type of "hardware" that would be used. Guy took the time to ...More work with Peanut, see his behavior then implement training and commands. He showed us the hands on approach needed, how to encourage the dog and how to stay calm to ensure we retain control over the situation. Today, Peanut is eating regularly, LOVES taking walks, is not constantly needing my attention and no longer food/ guards. We added a second pup to our family who Peanut is a great big brother for..but we may be calling Guy again for the new one, Pecan, as he sure does enjoy chewing!
Thank you so much Guy for your persistence and guidance!
- Sarai H.
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We had a wonderful time. My dog really looked forward to attending classes. I was over joyed as well to finally have a class I could take my reactive dog to without fear or stress. The staff not only were well informed on the latest training techniques but they were understanding of the problems and emotions caused when one has a reactive dog.


- Susan L.
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Guy was prompt and extremely friendly. He immediately got to work with our puppy, without us even realizing what he was doing. The tips he provided have really helped us to understand how our actions can affect the puppy, and also teach the puppy how he should react in our house.
Guy followed-up 2 weeks following our appointment (as promised) ...More and we're already making plans to have Guy come over again at the 4 month to spend more time on training.
- Charlton V.

Animal Trainers in Columbus

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A.B.C. Pet Services

1951 SPRUCE DR
Columbus

ACME CANINE LLC

1385 Franklin St
Lewis Center

Agility and Rally for Fun

1000 Morrison Rd
Columbus

Alkire Kennels LLC

6901 Alkire Rd.

All Tails R Waggin

12591 Worthington Rd SW
Pataskala

American Dream Dog Training

6732 Albany Pond
New Albany

ANIMAL HOSPITAL OF POLARIS

8928 S OLD STATE RD
Lewis Center

Animal Hospital Of Shawnee Hills

9540 Dublin Rd.
Powell

Animal Medical & Emergency Hospital

2527 W Dublin Granville Rd
Columbus

Bark Busters Home Dog Training

3121 S Dorchester Rd
Columbus

Beechwold Veterinary Hospital

4590 Indianola Ave
Columbus

Benchmark Pet Services

6885 Taylor Rd SW
Reynoldsburg

Best Pal Tailored Dog Training

1756 N Hague Ave
Columbus

BROADWAY KENNELS

10152 Worthington Rd NW
Pataskala

Buckeye K9

8200 Howe Industrial Pkwy
Canal Winchester

Buddies Puppy Training

1286 Pauline Ave.
Columbus

BYAS OHIO STATE K-9 COLLEGE

2507 ASHBURY RD
Columbus

Camp Bow Wow Hilliard

5100 Nike Dr
Hilliard

CANINE SOCIAL CLUB

1103 DUBLIN RD
Columbus

CATCH-N-FETCH

7200 E. Broad St.
Columbus

Cats Only Veterinary Clinic

3416 Riverside Dr
Upper Arlington

Cavalier Corral

midland Ave
Findlay

CENTRAL OHIO K-9 TRAINING

813 BETHEL RD
Columbus

Central Ohio K9 Bed Bug Unit

1017 Antwerp Rd
Whitehall

Circleville Pet Services llc

1875 Stoneridge Dr
Circleville

Columbus All-Breed Training Club

2164 Williams Rd
Columbus

Complete Canine of Columbus

181 Park Rd
Columbus

Concord Chapel Animal Hospital

2517 London Groveport Rd
Grove City

Crawford's Canine Services

1705 E Long St
Columbus

DAWG N SUDZ GROOMING & DAYCARE SALON

4376 BROADWAY
Grove City

DOG TALK TRAINING AND BEHAVIOR SERVICES

2665 BILLINGSEY RD
Columbus

Dogs Rule!

4095 Hoover Rd
Grove City

Doran's Canine College

7884 Morse Rd
New Albany

EASTON ANIMAL HOSPITAL

2959 STELZER RD
Columbus

Fairy Tail Farm

10389 Center Village Rd
Galena

Furever Fido

Northwest Blvd
Columbus

Get A Cue LLC

Westerville

Greg Knows Dogs

540 Acton Rd
Columbus

Harvest Moon Acres LLC

12276 Lowe Rd
Marysville

INVISIBLE FENCE CO OF COLUMBUS WEST

24 E Olentangy St
Powell

Invisible Fence of Columbus East

269 S State St
Westerville

K-9 Kutts & Training

540 E Center St
Marion

K9 Connection

2827 E Dublin Granville Rd
Columbus

KAY'S PET SITTING

343 E JEFFREY PLACE
Columbus

Kennel Club USA

12525 Jug St
Johnstown

Lance's Hidden Fencing

268 N Wayne Ave.
Columbus

Leslie's Pet Care Plus

116 N Lyndale Dr.
Westerville

Lifetime Pet Wellness Center

454 Lazelle Rd
Columbus

LostPetFinder

3560 princess ln

Lucky Bones Inc

8200 Howe Industrial Pkwy
Canal Winchester

LuvPup Pet Sitting & Dog Training

1107 ROSEHILL RD
Reynoldsburg

Metro City Doggie

717 Oakland Park Dr
Columbus

MUTTS & COMPANY

7549 SAWMILL RD
Dublin

My-T-Fine Kennels

4810 Freshwater Rd
Delaware

noAppdeals

PO Box 2415
Newark

Northwest Animal Hospital

1071 Old W Henderson Rd
Columbus

OAKWOOD KENNEL

16746 WELLS RD
Mount Vernon

Omega Dog Central

2525 Brendel Dr Apt 216
Columbus

ONE SMART K9 LLC

8673 LOVELL LN
Blacklick

Path for Paws

Columbus

PET RESORT AT WILLOW WOOD

5891 ZARLEY ST
New Albany

Pet Stop of Columbus

2119 Inchcliff Rd
Columbus

Petlovers Animal Hospital

6425 E Livingston Ave
Reynoldsburg

PetSmart

3713 Easton Market
Columbus

PETSMART

5781 CHANTRY DR
Reynoldsburg

PETSMART

1743 STRINGTOWN RD
Grove City

PetSmart - Dublin Ohio

6010 Sawmill Rd
Dublin

PosiDog Canine Learning Center

3700 Parkway Avenue
Columbus

Positive Pups Dog Training

9540 Dublin Rd
Powell

Proline Hidden Fence

269 S State St
Westerville

RICHARDSON K-9

12430 HEIMBERGER RD
Baltimore

Seizuredog.com

P.O. Box 7

Shallow Hill Equestrian Center

250 State Route 56 NW
London

Soggy Paws LLC

997 Pike Street SW
Etna

The Canine Center

7177 D Northgate Way
Westerville

The City Dog

510 E Main St
Columbus

The Dog Trainer

12805 Adams Rd
Plain City

THE DOG ZONE

430 THEORI AVE
Columbus

THE DOGGY DEN

1910 MEMORY LN
Columbus

The Hound Hut

142 North Hamilton Rd
Columbus

The K9 Guy

Worthington

Top Dog Daycare

1965 Hard Road
Columbus

TRAINING TIMES TWO

6592 CREAMER RD
Orient

UNCLE KEITH'S DOGGIE DAYCARE

1275 S FRONT ST
Columbus

VILLAGE PET SUPPLY

740 S High St
Columbus

Wingate Stables LLC

5098 Miller Paul Rd
Westerville

Wizard of Dogz

PO Box 292097
Columbus

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