In this article, we feature 8 of the very best dog trainers in Boise and summarize their dog training services.
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Tip Top K9 Dog Training offers quality dog training services for customers throughout Boise and the surrounding areas. Founder Ryan has a lifetime of experience with dogs and loves training every pup he meets to get the best out of them. He’ll love your dog, and you’ll love his training results!
Puppy training is available, teaching basic obedience, potty training, and more. Dog training is also available for older pups, this can cover topics such as greeting guests properly, preventing nipping or biting, stop leash pulling, stop nuisance barking, and verbal commands. Special training for aggressive dogs is available, as are group classes – Contact Tip Top K9 Dog Training to learn more.
Positive Pets Dog Training has a hugely talented team of highly experienced, professional trainers who will do everything they can to bring the best out in your dog. Trainer Devin is a graduate of the prestigious Michael Ellis School for Professional Dog Trainers and also completed an 18-month apprenticeship at Zwinger Accanihoffen Kennel – they know their stuff!
Group training classes are available for basic obedience or puppy pre-school; each course runs over 6 weeks ($249) and covers a range of topics including house training and basic commands. Board-and-train services are also available, as well as day training, which usually runs one day a week for 3-6 weeks (depending on the needs of your dog). Many other training services are also offered – contact Positive Pets Dog Training for an extensive list.
At Clever Paws Dog Training, your pup will have access to a certified trainer who uses science-based training methods to achieve the best results from your pup. Force-free, fear-free, positive reinforcement methods are used, as well as small class sizes so that your dog is given plenty of personal attention while they are learning their new tricks.
Group classes are available for both puppies (4 x 50-minute sessions over 4 weeks, $130) and family dogs (6 x 60-minute sessions over 6 weeks, $195). Private training sessions are also available, these can either be carried out at the Clever Paws location, in your home, or a combination of both. Specialty training courses such as snake avoidance, canine good citizen classes, rally, and agility courses are also available – contact Clever Paws Dog Training for more information on pricing.
Wherever you are in Boise, The Dog House offers high-quality and affordable training for your pup. The Dog House is family owned and operated and incorporates doggy daycare, boarding services, dog training, as well as their very own dog treat bakery. The team of trainers at The Dog House believes that there are no bad dogs, only those who have not been trained properly.
The Dog House offers a leadership class, which costs $150 and includes a 6-ft leather leash, a training collar, and a lifetime membership meaning that your dog can repeat the leadership class at any time for no extra charge. This group class consists of 5 weekly sessions and around 10 hours of total class time. Obedience, competition classes, and private lessons are also available – contact The Dog House to learn more.
If you think your dog is simply untrainable, or that they are too old to be able to modify their behavior, Precision K-9 is exactly where you want to bring them. Trainer Paula is a professional and experienced dog handler who has spent many years with the Canyon County Sheriff’s Office K-9 Unit as an assistant trainer and handler.
Basic obedience group training is available – an 8-week course costs $275. Semi-private, small group obedience programs cost $350. For more advanced dogs, a 6-week rally course is available for $125. In-home lessons are available for puppies – a 1-hr session costs $85 for those who live locally. For more details and package options, contact Precision K-9.
The team at Balanced Behaviors understands that each dog requires a different training approach to see successful results. Co-owners and trainers Amber and Tessa both had experience working in the dog training industry before taking the leap to start their own business. They focus on training your dog with how to deal with real-world situations.
Private lessons are available – 1 x 60-minute video lesson is $60, 1 x 60-minute in-person private lesson is $80, and 1 x 90-minute in-person private lesson is $100. Lessons can be performed either in your home or in a public space. Day-training is also available – your pup will spend 6-8 hours with a trainer, plus a 1-on-1 lesson at the end of the day. 5 days of training over 5 weeks costs $2000, 6 days over 6 weeks costs $2400. Board and training options are also available, contact Balanced Behaviors to learn more.
The team at Good Citizen Dog is committed to developing a positive relationship between you and your pup. They want to not only train your dog but also give you the skills to continue training your dog throughout their life by teaching you how to communicate with your four-legged friend effectively.
A 6-week puppy kindergarten course is available, focused on socializing and training your puppy. A six-week puppy II class is available for more advanced pups and a 6-week advanced obedience class is also offered for pups who have a strong basic training background. Additional courses are also available – contact Good Citizen Dog to learn more.
“Emily is an avid writer and dog lover who usually prefers the company of pets over people. Based in Los Angeles, when not stuck in traffic she spends her days reading in the sunshine, relaxing at the beach, or planning her next adventure.”