This post takes a look at 10 of the best dog trainers in Omaha, NE and the dog training services they offer.
1. Nebraska Dog Trainers
If you take your pup to Nebraska Dog Trainers, you likely won’t recognize them by the end of their training sessions. Owner and trainer Lesley has many years of experience when it comes to training dogs. She finally became a professional trainer in 2015 when she opened Nebraska Dog Trainers and has never looked back.
Services include the basic obedience course, which consists of 5 private lessons covering basic verbal commands and behaviors, available for $650 + tax. The two-week board and train package includes 2 weeks of immersive training as your dog boards with a professional trainer, learning more complex commands as well as loose leash and off-leash walking, plus other manners. This course is available for $2,600 + tax. Many other courses are available – contact Nebraska Dog Trainers to learn more.
2. Dog Gone Problems
The team at Dog Gone Problems uses only positive reinforcement and force-free training methods to teach your pup everything they need to know. The trainers at Dog Gone Problems initially worked as dog behaviorists before expanding and now offering in-home dog training, as well as puppy socialization classes.
Services for puppies include puppy 101 ($115) which helps to develop initial social skills, begin basic obedience training, and start developing their problem-solving skills. Puppy 201 and 301 are also available as your puppy grows and advances. Other services for dogs are also available including behavioral modifications, obedience training, and more. Contact Dog Gone Problems to learn more.
3. Go Dogs
Go Dogs is a non-profit dog club offering small class sizes and professional trainers to help you and your dog develop a strong and positive relationship. Whether you have a new puppy that needs training or an old dog that you’re hoping can learn a new trick, the team at Go Dogs can help.
Introductory classes are available for puppies, and other types of training are also available including agility classes, flyball classes, obedience classes, rally classes, tracking/nose work, and trick classes. Contact Go Dogs to learn more.
4. Dillon’s Dog Training
The team at Dillon’s Dog Training understands that your pup has specific needs and a unique personality. They know that no two dogs can be trained the same way and will take the time they need to ensure your dog is well trained and well behaved.
Dillon’s Dog Training offers basic obedience training, puppy training and socialization classes, as well as behavioral modifications for a wide range of different breeds of dogs. Contact Dillon’s Dog Training to learn more, receive an estimate, or get your questions answered.
5. Companion Dog Club
Companion Dog Club was established in 1959 as a non-profit organization and is the oldest obedience club in Omaha. They offer memberships (mostly for people with show-dogs or who are active trainers), but you can also just sign up for any class that you are interested in.
A variety of classes are offered, from 6 x 45-minute puppy training classes ($85) to basic obedience training (6 x 1-hour sessions for $85). Private lessons are also available, these occur on-site and at a cost of $84.40 for 2 x 1-hour sessions. Contact Companion Dog Club to learn more.
6. Dog On It Training and Rehabilitation
Dog On It offers training solutions for dogs with behavioral or anxiety issues, as well as basic obedience training which can benefit all dogs. Owner and head trainer Diana has a degree in psychology with an emphasis on animal behavior. She continually travels across the United States to attend workshops and seminars and further her knowledge in the fascinating field of dog training.
Dog On It offers a one-on-one, six-session training package that addresses such issues such as leash pulling, jumping on guests, barking, basic obedience, anxious behavior, hyperactivity, minor separation anxiety, stranger, reactivity, and all aspects of puppy training. Contact Dog On It to learn more.
7. Bark Busters Home Dog Training
Bark Busters Home Dog Training serves pups and their owners all over Omaha. Deb is a master trainer and dog behavioral therapist who will not only train your dog but also give you the skills to improve their behavior all on your own. She has extensive training experience and only uses force-free training techniques.
The main services offered by Bark Busters include behavioral issue training, where any bad habits your dog has developed can be addressed. Basic obedience training is also available, where your dog can learn basic verbal commands and good manners. Puppy training is offered too – contact Bark Busters Home Dog Training to learn more.
8. Bonafide Dog Academy
The goal of the team at Bonafide Dog Academy is to change the relationship you and your dog have from “pet” to “partner”. Group courses and private training sessions are both available depending on the needs of you and your pup.
Courses at Bonafide Dog Academy include puppy basics – $100 for 4 weeks, which covers many of the different aspects of raising and training a puppy. Courses for adolescent and adult dogs are also available, including leash walking classes, therapy dog training, and more. Contact Bonafide Dog Academy to learn more.
9. Fun Fitness with Fido
Fun Fitness with Fido offers training, dog walking, and boarding for four-legged clients all over the Omaha area. With over 15 years of experience and a desire to leave a positive impact on every pup they meet, Fun Fitness with Fido is the perfect place for all your dog training needs.
Training sessions are carried out in your own home and usually last for 45-60 minutes. Each session costs $80 and involves one-on-one instruction with a qualified trainer and your dog and incorporates various training techniques and strategies that are both humane and effective. Contact Fun Fitness with Fido to learn more.
10. United Paws Dog Training
United Paws offers affordable, effective dog training that will greatly benefit pups of any breed or age. As well as training your dog, the team at United Paws offers a range of additional services including dog walking, nail trimming, and a consultation/meet and greet, which must be carried out before any training service.
After the initial $40 consultation, you can select either Level 1 ($350), Level 2 ($500), or Level 3 ($650) in-home training packages depending on your pup’s needs. Level 1 consists of 4 x 60-minute training sessions covering basic commands and behaviors. Level 2 consists of 6 x 60-minute sessions covering more in-depth behaviors. Level 3 is specifically for dogs displaying fearful or aggressive behavior. Contact United Paws Dog Training to learn more about their services.
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