If you need a dog trainer, this article is you. Below we’ve featured 10 of the best dog trainers in Charlotte, NC.
Mariah Hinds Dog Training offers a wide range of training services to pups and their owners in Charlotte, NC, and beyond. Trainer Mariah has 14 years of training experience and is certified through the Council for Professional Dog Trainers. She is a CPDT-KA and a Canine Good Citizen Evaluator.
In-home dog training is offered where you can either train your dog, or Mariah can train for you. Problem behaviors such as hyperactivity, jumping, excessive barking, or chewing can be addressed and your dog can also learn some basic manners such as verbal commands, how to pay attention to you, and leash walking skills. Contact Mariah Hinds Dog Training to get started.
Allegiant K9s offers balanced dog training for pups throughout Charlotte. Owner and head trainer Dave has over a decade of dog training experience including advanced off-leash training and behavior modification. He offers a wide range of training options and sees fantastic results.
A 3-week board-and-train package is available for $2900 and includes obedience, leash walking, and full off-leash training, plus 4 private one-on-one sessions to ensure your pup keeps up their good work. A 4-week program is also offered for $3400 and is ideal for dogs with behavioral problems. Contact Allegiant K9s to schedule a free phone consultation.
At Queen City Canine your pup will enjoy training as well as socialization with other dogs. Founder Alan has been working with dogs for many years and is passionate about training dogs to be loyal, obedient, and fun pets. If you’re located in or around Charlotte, Alan would love to meet and train your pup.
One-on-one training is available through which your dog can learn basic commands and obedience. This package also provides you with access to group classes which can improve your dog’s self-control and socialization skills. Day camp, board-and-train, and puppy training services are all also offered – contact Queen City Canine to learn more.
Star Dog offers grooming, daycare, and dog training to pups throughout Charlotte. Owner and lead trainer Andy has been professionally training dogs for over two decades. He and the team of trainers always strive to provide the results you and your pup are looking for.
A range of different training packages are offered to suit the needs of you and your pup. Private training lessons are offered and can take place either in your home or at the facility. On-site 3-5-day boot camps are also offered, as are maintenance lessons and puppy classes. Contact Star Dog for more information on pricing.
The team at Canine Scholars Dog Training believes that training your pup is every bit as important as educating your child. The trainers use operant and classical conditioning techniques (positive reinforcement) to see fast and effective results.
Private in-home training is offered for issues such as housebreaking, aggression towards humans or dogs, leash pulling, not coming when called, biting/chewing, destructive behavior, jumping, excessive barking/growling, and more. Puppy training, group training, and off-leash training services are also offered – contact Canine Scholars Dog Training to learn more.
Blue Ribbon K9 Academy uses positive reinforcement training techniques to help your dog unlock all their potential. Trainer Carol has over three decades of training experience and is a member of the Force Free Alliance of Carolina Trainers, the Pet Professional Guild, the Association of Professional Dog Trainers, and is also a Therapy Pets Unlimited evaluator and an American Kennel Club approved Canine Good Citizen evaluator.
A range of group classes is offered including a 5-week AKC S.T.A.R puppy course ($130), therapy dog team training ($250), a 6-week basic obedience course ($140), a 4-week class for reactive dogs ($80), and more. In-home training sessions are also offered if there is a specific behavioral problem you are hoping to address. Contact Blue Ribbon K9 Academy to learn more.
The Dog Knowledge is a members-only fitness, training, and social club for dogs (and their owners). This 10,000 sq. ft. facility in Charlotte, NC is a great place to bring your pup for some training and make a new friend while you’re there. The team of dedicated, experienced trainers has all the skills and expertise to deliver great training results to you and your pup.
A 4-week basic training package is available for $2200 and allows your dog to become a resident of The Dog Knowledge for that time. The 6-week intermediate training package is available for $3300 and includes verbal command training, crate training, coming when called, an intro to clicker training, swimming, Canine Good Citizen, and more. An 8-week advanced training package is also available for $4400 – contact The Dog Knowledge for more details.
The team at All Dogs Unleashed uses only the most humane training techniques on offer and believe they have the skills to train any dog, regardless of their behavioral issues. They offer a wide range of services including basic obedience, service dog training, protection training, sport dog training, and more.
Puppy training is available for dogs under 16 weeks of age – these private, in-home lessons will train your puppy in basic obedience and also give you the skills to further their training. Board-and-train packages are available and typically last for two weeks, plus you will have access to follow up lessons for your dog’s entire life. A range of additional training services are also offered – contact All Dogs Unleashed for more information.
Better Dog Training was established in 1989 and has been providing high-quality dog training services to the Charlotte metro area and beyond. Owner Mark has many years of experience when it comes to training and has been training as a professional for almost 40 years.
Better Dog Training offers a wide variety of services including behavioral problem solving and addressing issues such as housebreaking, play biting, jumping up, running away, excessive barking, and aggressive behavior. Training is conducted in your home, and Mark encourages owners to be a part of the training sessions and learn alongside their dog. Contact Better Dog Training to get started.
Top Dog Training offers quality training services at an affordable price. Owner Katie is a member of the Pet Professional Guild and Association of Professional Dog Trainers. She has almost 30 years of experience and has worked with dogs of many different breeds, ages, and temperaments.
Katie provides in-home puppy and dog training and behavioral modification. Programs include basic obedience, puppy training, and assisting dogs with behavioral issues such as anxiety, fear, guarding, aggression, reactivity, and more. Contact Top Dog Training to get started.
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