Are you looking for the very best dog training in Greensboro, NC for your pooch, below we’ve featured 9 top dog trainers in the city.
1. Dog Training Pluto’s Way
The trainers at Dog Training Pluto’s Way use only positive reinforcement when it comes to training your pup. Trainers Alicia and Andrew have almost 20 years of combined training experience and specialize in training aggressive or reactive dogs, as well as dogs for protection work or therapy.
A six-week puppy and adult obedience course is available for $125, and five-week intermediate and advanced obedience courses are both available for $125. One-hour private lessons in your own home are also available – 4 sessions cost $500, or every single session is $150. A range of other services are available, including board-and-train packages. Contact the team at Dog Training Pluto’s Way to learn more.
2. Carolina Dog Training Club
Located in Greensboro, NC, the Carolina Dog Training Club is run by volunteers who are passionate about improving the relationship that each owner has with their pup. The instructors all have many years of experience when it comes to professional training and certainly have the skills to teach your dog not only how to be obedient, but also to take things to the next level if you are looking at shows or competitions.
An 8-week puppy obedience class is offered for $100, as are beginner obedience classes for older dogs. Canine Good Citizen classes are also offered – an 8-week session for $75. An 8-week rally session is available for $50. Contact the lovely people at Carolina Dog Training Club for more details on how they can help you and your pup.
3. Dogs Anonymous Dog Training
The team at Dogs Anonymous believes that there’s no point simply training your dog and returning it to you – you need to be involved in the training process and learn how to “speak dog” yourself so that you can continue with your dog’s training. Owner and lead trainer Chris has many years of training experience and is a graduate of Animal Behavior College.
In-home training packages are offered and scheduling is flexible to fit in with your lifestyle. Training packages are offered in the form of 6 or 10 hourly sessions, starting at $425 and $600 respectively. Off-leash puppy training and services for dogs with extreme anxiety or aggression are also offered. Contact Dogs Anonymous Dog Training to learn more or schedule training for your pup.
4. Red Beard Dog Training
The team at Red Beard Dog Training understands that each dog is unique, learns differently, and has different training requirements. Owner Brad has the skills to figure out what you and your dog need and deliver it with a smile. He is a graduate of an intensive dog training school in Charlotte, NC, then worked in several training facilities before opening Red Beard Dog Training in 2014.
Red Beard offers a free, 30-minute phone consultation to help establish what it is that your dog needs. Board & Train services are available for $2600, this includes a 14-day all-inclusive stay for your dog where they can learn commands in a distraction-free environment, then visit various locations to ensure they are behaving appropriately in public. Private lessons are available for $1300 – clients average between 6 and 8 lessons which begin in their home and then gradually transition out into the real world as your dog develops more skills. Other services are also available – contact Red Beard Dog Training to learn more about what they can offer your pup or to schedule your free consultation.
5. Best Friends Bed & Biscuit
Best Friends Bed & Biscuit offers boarding, daycare, grooming, training, and even swimming for your dog! Conveniently located in Greensboro, they have all your needs covered when it comes to dog training services. The trainers at Best Friends have many years of experience and a passion to see your dog be the best it can be.
Best Friends offers private lessons, which can cover obedience, behavior correction, problems in the home, and can also act as preparation for canine good citizen testing. Board-and-train services are also available and include daily training, boarding and playtime, as well as extended private lessons. Contact the team at Best Friends Bed & Biscuit to see if your pup could benefit from their services.
6. The Clever Canine
The philosophy of The Clever Canine is that your dog should always be your best friend. To achieve this, you need to speak the same language and know how to communicate effectively. Owner and trainer Lisa has been training dogs since she was just 16 and now has around 20 years of training experience. She and the team at The Clever Canine would love to meet your pup and teach them some new tricks.
The Clever Canine offers an initial free consultation that typically lasts for 45 minutes to decide on the best training package for you and your pup. Puppy classes are available for $160 for six weeks and one-on-one training is available for $75/hourly lesson (or $210 for 3 lessons over 3 weeks). Contact The Clever Canine to learn more or schedule your consultation.
7. Triad Dog Training
Triad Dog Training is a veteran-owned business in Greensboro, NC that specializes in training your dog to be obedient, as well as improving your relationship with your pup. Trainer Michael has many years of experience and a long list of testimonials that speak for themselves.
Whether your dog needs basic obedience training, behavior modification, or a lesson in how to walk on a leash without pulling, Triad Dog Training can help. They also offer puppy training and a range of other services – contact the team at Triad Dog Training to learn more about how they can help you.
8. LifeStyle Dog Training
The team at Lifestyle Dog Training believes that training you to be a responsible owner and communicator is every bit as important as training your pup. They offer a range of different styles of training to suit the needs of you and your dog, and all training is carried out on their beautiful farm in Greensboro, NC.
“Walk-about” training is offered – this is an off-leash experience that will help your dog build confidence in a safe, social, and fun setting. This type of training consists of group sessions following an initial evaluation/orientation meeting. Obedience training and a range of other services are also offered – contact Lifestyle Dog Training to learn more.
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