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Best Dog Obedience Schools In Orange County

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Finding the right dog training professionals can help you create a stronger bond and more enjoyable relationship with your pup. These Orange County trainers have the passion, knowledge and track record of success that can help refine your dog's behavior, understanding and awareness at any age.

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Wags & Wiggles
14402 Chambers Road
Tustin, CA 92780
(714) 368-7077

Wags & Wiggles is a destination for an array of dog-related services. In addition to a comprehensive group class schedule and private lessons covering tricks, obedience and coordination, Wags & Wiggles provides daycare and boarding for four-legged family members. For new customers, coupons are available on the website for a free day of daycare services and a package of five days of daycare for $100. The team even provides information on how to rescue dogs in need. Click here to learn more.

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Paw In Order
618 W. Collins Ave.
Orange, CA 92867
(714) 628-9446

Train your pup to be more obedient and spoil them with grooming at Paw In Order. The knowledgeable staff helps dogs with obedience, behavior and comprehension in the convenience of your own home. Additionally, you may want to use the doggy daycare, house sitting and dog taxi services offered. Paw In Order just may become your one-stop shop for most of your dog's needs. Check out the packages available here.

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All States K-9 Detection & Dog Training
202 E. Commonwealth Ave.
Fullerton, CA 92836
(714) 738-1665

Owned and operated by the retired policeman "Lamb" Lambert, All States K-9 Detection & Dog Training can help teach your dog to be better behaved. As highlighted on the website, "With patience and consistency every home with a dog can have a loving, well mannered life-time companion. It doesn't matter how old, or what breed dogs love structure and want to please." Lambert specializes in home and field dog training that helps pups improve behavior, understand commands, learn avoidance and how to refocus by an appointment-only basis. His love for his occupation is evident; click here to read his ethical code.

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The K-9 Mentor
Orange County, CA
(949) 229-2789

The K-9 Mentor guarantees dog training success; if clients don't think progress was made at the end of a session, then there will be no charge. The team assesses pups on an individual basis to provide specialized instruction on obedience, behavior, socialization and understanding commands. The K-9 Mentor believes in "being firm but loving, fair but strict and consistent in your ways so your pup doesn't get confused or not understand what you expect from him." Check out the positive testimonials from previous clients here.

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David Utter Dog Training & Behavior Modification
(888) 959-7463

With more than 20 years of dog training experience, David Utter has the experience, knowledge and passion to train your pup. You may have seen him train a pit bull named Kingsley on "Real Housewives of Beverly Hills." Utter's training style consists of using "dog body language, dog physical language, vocal tones, emotions, personality and positive reinforcement to train dogs." Get a feel for his approach by watching some of the videos on the website. He also helps improve behavior in dogs that suffer from fear, anxiety and aggression and trains service dogs.

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Stacy Brecht is a professional writer, dancer, marketer and model in the Los Angeles area. Brecht also enjoys traveling, wine, fitness training, volunteering, movies and trying new restaurants. Her work can be found at

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