Are you on a mission to find the best dog trainers in London, Ontario? Below we’ve highlighted 10 of the most distinguished in the city!
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1. Bark Busters
With trainers all over Canada, Bark Busters will have what you need. London, Ontario trainer Kelly Pollard is a former NICU nurse who first came to Bark Busters to learn how to train her own challenging dog. Since then, she has become a fully qualified trainer through Bark Busters and is ready to help you train your dog.
Kelly is adept at teaching leash training, puppy training, separation anxiety, aggression, and general obedience among many other fields. With a focus on positive reinforcement and no e-collars, choke chains, or other negative reinforcement tools, your dog will feel the love as they are being trained.
The best part about training with Bark Busters? No travel required! Their trainers will come to your home and work with your pooch in an environment that’s familiar to them, and all without you having to spend any money on gas.
Ready to get started? Get in touch with Bark Busters today!
These vet, breeder, and rescue-recommended trainers are the perfect place to bring your pooch if you’re in need of some training help. Founder Melissa Millett has experience training dogs for a variety of purposes, including competitive obedience and film and TV, notably, the cats in the 2019 film adaptation of Stephen King’s Pet Sematary!
There are several different classes and training options offered by these trainers. In Dogs We Trust uses positive reinforcement, which means no choke chains, e-collars, or any tool used to intimidate. They also offer puppy classes, which include socialization time, which is very important for puppies!
Is it time to book your appointment? Give In Dogs We Trust a shout today!
Founder of Dynamic Dog Training Mariah previously spent time working in animal shelters before becoming a qualified dog trainer. Her passion to keep animals out of shelters begins in your home, where she will train both you and your pooch using positive reinforcement methods.
With an array of training services to choose from, you can book your dog for private training sessions, group classes, walk and trains, and options for reactive dogs. Dynamic Dog Training understands that life can be busy, and works hard to stay flexible with your schedule so both you and your dog get the supports you need.
Book your next appointment by filling out the form on Dynamic’s main page today!
4. Awesome Dogs
Yvette van Veen is an internationally recognized expert on dog training and behaviour. With a focus on positive reinforcement and gentle, science-backed training, working with Yvette will mean a happy dog—and a happy you.
Awesome Dogs offers many different training packages and options. If you have a puppy under five months, book them in for Yvette’s 5 week puppy classes where your fur baby will be socialized properly with other puppies, will learn to listen to you, and problems like nipping can be corrected. Yvette also offers tricks classes, nose work classes, and leash classes.
Go ahead and give Yvette a shout to book your next appointment!
5. K-9 Concepts
Certified dog behaviourist Anne has experience in training and evaluating dogs in all fields, including policework! You’ll be getting the best when you go to Anne.
Anne’s training classes include group classes, or private training sessions if that’s what you and your pup require. When you train with K-9 Concepts, your dog will learn proper door greetings, coming when called, and correcting jumping up and over-excitement when guests arrive. With so many training options, you’ll find what’s right for you!
Call K-9 concepts today to start training!
Linda and Doug Hamilton, founders of Pets Plus Training, are thoroughly experienced dog trainers who prefer to base their training methods on each individual dog, and understand that individual dogs have individual problems and needs. Focusing on positive relationships with both owners and dogs, these trainers use gentle and effective training techniques.
Pets Plus Training’s various options begin with obedience training, where your pooch will learn basic commands, how to walk on a leash, and working through difficult distractions. Linda and Doug offer more advanced classes as well, so if you’re dog has all the basics covered there are even more options to consider!
Get in touch with Linda and Doug today to book yourself in for one of their many classes!
After growing up and living in Australia, founder of H.E.A.T. Trevor Pettit moved to Canada, where he brought everything he learned in Australia with him. Using positive training methods, Trevor is dedicated not only to teaching and training your dog, but helping both of you develop positive and loving relationships with each other.
H.E.A.T.’s services are listed on their main page, and include private dog training, “Stay and Train” daycare, and H.E.A.T.’s private dog park, where your pup will get to play while being supervised by fully qualified dog trainers. There are training packages available as well, so take a look and pick what works best for you and your pooch!
When you’re ready, get in touch with H.E.A.T. through their main page and get ready to start training!
Owner of Top Dogs Academy Barry loves dogs, and uses a positive approach with all his training methods. Working with dogs of all kinds, Barry’s 50 years of experience will ensure your dog is not only well trained, but happy too!
Barry’s classes include puppy classes for basic training and socialization, advanced workshops for older dogs further along in their training, and competitive classes if your dog just loves to learn!
Go ahead and get in touch with Top Dogs Academy now—you won’t regret it!
Certified Dog Behaviour Consultant Michelle Black loves working with dogs. Specializing in difficult and reactive dogs, Michelle is just the person to talk to if you and your pup struggle with reactivity.
You can schedule private lessons for your dog, or you can go to one of Pawsitively Happy Home’s group classes. Michelle also offers board and trains, as well as a unique Dog and Baby Safety training program.
Ready to set up a training session with Michelle? Get in touch today!
Evelyn is a writer and dog lover living with her roommate and their foster dog Bacon. In her spare time you can find her curled up with a book, out for a jog, or listening to true crime podcasts.