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If you’re looking for dog trainers in Knoxville, Tennessee, below we’ve featured 9 of the best for your review.
Off Leash K9 Training Knoxville is a full-service dog training business that’s ready to teach your dog everything they need to know. Senior trainer Shannon has a soft spot for German Shepherds and a long history with dog rescue organizations and rescue training. Shannon offers all types of obedience training but specializes in training service dogs and therapy dogs.
A 4-week basic obedience program is offered for $600. Your dog will learn basic commands, and can then move on to the advanced obedience training – another 4-week program for $400. Board-and-train programs and in-home training is also offered – contact Off Leash K9 Training Knoxville to learn more.
The team at Top Notch Canine is located in Sevierville, TN, and serves the greater Knoxville area. Founded in 2018, their trainers specialize in basic and advanced obedience, puppy skills, and behavioral issues. Top Notch Canine uses treats, clickers, and e-collar training methods.
Top Notch Canine focuses on board-and-train services, where your dog has constant access to a trainer who is always reinforcing good behavior. Each board-and-train program is designed to suit the individual needs and training goals of you and your dog. A 2-week board-and-train program (great for dogs with basic obedience already) is offered for $1150, three weeks for $2150, and four weeks for $2750. Special services for puppies are also offered – contact Top Notch Canine for more details.
Owner Kevin opened All Dogs Go To Kevin in 2012. Kevin and his wife Kelly are both graduates (with honors) of the Academy for Dog Trainers and specialize in behavior modification training. Their team of talented trainers uses positive reinforcement techniques to help get the best behavior from your dog.
All Dogs Go To Kevin offers 1-on-1 behavior consultations which are great if your dog has a specific behavioral issue. They also offer virtual training courses (both live and recorded sessions) that you can follow along with your dog. Contact All Dogs Go To Kevin to learn more about their services.
Dog Training In Your Home is a Knoxville-based trainer operating throughout the city. Training your dog in your own home helps address behavioral issues that may only arise when your dog is in their territory and can be effective at dealing with unwanted behaviors quickly.
In-home training is available for adult dogs who have had no or little previous obedience training, as well as rescue dogs or new furry family members. Training is also available for puppies over eight weeks of age, where they can learn housebreaking and other important skills. Specific issues like aggression or anxiety can also be addressed. Contact Dog Training In Your Home to get started.
Meadowbrooke is your one-stop shop for all things dog in the Knoxville, TN area. Offering boarding, training, pet sitting, and grooming, their team of dog lovers will cater to your dog’s every need during their visit.
Meadowbrooke offers a huge range of group classes for dogs of all shapes, sizes, and previous training levels. Their AKC S.T.A.R. puppy classes are perfect for making sure your new puppy gets a solid foundation in obedience training, and they also offer beginner and advanced obedience classes for older dogs. If you’re looking for something a little different, try the rally or agility classes. Contact Meadowbrooke for more details on class schedules and pricing.
The Spot 4 Dogs specializes in dog training, and also offers daycare and grooming services. Their team of experienced trainers uses balanced training methods to provide effective training that lasts. Owner and founder Jason is a certified K-9 trainer and behavior specialist with over a decade of training experience.
In terms of training, The Spot 4 Dogs offers board-and-train services, as well as day training and private lessons. A three-week board-and-train course is $2500, while a four-week behavior modification course is $3300. For day training, 10-days is offered for $1000, and 15-days for $1800. Contact The Spot 4 Dogs to learn more.
The team at My Curious Canine understands that each dog learns differently and strives to create an individualized training package that helps to get the best out of your dog, and also addresses the specific training goals you wish to achieve with your pup. Their positive reinforcement training techniques are tried and true.
First, they provide a complimentary meet and greet to establish training goals and develop a training schedule. Then, sessions are completed either in your home or at a nearby outdoor location, such as a park. For basic, intermediate, or advanced obedience, six sessions are offered for $750. Aggression and anxiety management starts at $900 for six sessions. A range of other courses are also offered – contact My Curious Canine for a free quote.
Wendy’s Canine Training offers a great selection of group training courses, as well as private consultations for behavioral issues. Wendy has more than 25 years of training experience and specializes in correcting unwanted behaviors.
For new puppies aged ten weeks to 5 months, puppy kindergarten is offered at $150 for six weekly sessions. This covers housebreaking, crate training, preventing nipping/biting, leash walking, and basic obedience commands. Beginner, intermediate, and advanced obedience classes are also offered, as well as therapy dog training. Contact Wendy’s Canine Training with any questions.
Balanced Paws K9 Training has locations in both Knoxville, TN, and Cincinnati, OH. Their team of trainers specializes in dog psychology and believes in the importance of building a trusting relationship to help your dog exhibit calm, balanced behavior. Owner, founder, and head trainer Lincoln is a certified canine trainer and behavior specialist through the Animal Behavior Institute.
Training services at Balanced Paws K9 Training include behavioral consultations (designed for addressing specific behavioral problems or issues) and rescue dog rehabilitation to help your new rescue dog settle into your home. Group classes designed to teach owners how to communicate with their pups are also available. Private training lessons, group obedience classes, and additional services are also offered. Contact Balanced Paws K9 Training to learn more.