Directory of Dog Trainers in Virginia

Need to find a good dog trainer in Virginia, fast? You’ll find information on all of our recommended dog trainers and dog training classes in Virginia below. Coming from out of town? Get a discounted rate on pet friendly hotels in Virginia.

Pet Friendly Auburn Leach K-9
Auburn Leach K-9 As a dog professional, owner, and lover, Auburn knows that often dogs and owners require the assistance of more than books and videos--expert knowledge is required. Auburn has been a dog training professional since 1983. The limited enrollment program allows Auburn to work with his clients and their dogs on a personal level. Auburn guarantees an easy to handle, well behaved dog that you and your family can truly enjoy. Free pick up and delivery are offered to make this program as convenient for you as possible. Military discounts offered. See Details
Pet Friendly Harrison K9 Training
Harrison K9 Training Harrison K9 offers dog training for all of Virginia. They specialize in problem dogs and aggression training. They offer private lessons and board and trains all throughout Virginia. See Details
Unity K9 Unity K9 is a veteran-owned canine training business located in Northern Virginia. We provide free consultations to tailor individual needs. You can customize your own training package or choose our 6-day workshop (only package with lifetime warranty). See Details
Good Dog Workshop We'll teach you how to ‘Speak Dog’. Through natural training methods, you'll learn how to better understand and communicate with your dog and gain the knowledge and the confidence to work with your dog‘s nature, not against it. See Details
The Balanced Dog, LLC We specialize in dogs with behavioral issues. We can help with chewing, jumping, leash pulling, anxiety, aggression, basic obedience, etc. Reasonable rates. See Details
Paw Patrol of VA LLC Dog walking, dog training and other pet services. CGC trainer and evaluator. See Details
Paws Pose & Play We offer Training, Photography, and Basic Grooming. We also have puppy playtime every Saturday morning 9am. Our trainer started the first successful puppy playtime on the east coast over 5 years ago! She teaches you to teach the dog and better understand your pet. See Details
North Star Canines Dog Training / Behavior Counseling -- using science-based positive reinforcement training techniques for good manners at home and in public, obedience skills, impulse control, and gentle, effective protocols for modifying all kinds of behavior problems.

Virginia Broitman has over 30 years of experience, and currently provides private lessons, in-home consultations, phone consultations, and dog training DVDs. (www.takeabowwow.com)


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The Enlightened Dog The Enlightened Dog offers small group dog training sessions, private in-home consultations, and day training. They use only proven and effective training methods based on positive reinforcement. See Details
Expedition Canine Dog Training Expedition Canine offers dog training services that allow dogs and their owners to confidently explore the world together. Specializing in loose-leash walking, off-leash recall, and socialization, we can help provide you with a dog that is confident and well-behaved anywhere you bring them! If you'd love to have a dog you can take to restaurants, festivals, and pet-friendly stores, Expedition Canine is the solution for you! See Details
Alpha Love Dog Training Basic Obedience, Behavior Modification and In Home Boarding. See Details
Wholistic Hound Academy Wholistic Hound delivers family dog training and behavior solutions that are both dog and people friendly. Their clients achieve excellent results in a short time by learning to communicate with their canine companions and integrate effective dog training techniques into their daily lives. Owner and Instructor Sandy Modell is a Certified Pet Dog Trainer (CPDT-KA) and has been training dogs for many years. Her philosophy and methods approach training as more than just dog "obedience." Humane and effective dog training is based on the science of learning behaviors of classical and operant conditioning. The methods and techniques that are used teach your dog to think as they learn new and good behaviors. At the same time, you build a stronger relationship with them. Sessions are positive, motivating, and fun. Private in-home lessons, group classes, and specialized consultations are offered for puppies and dogs of all ages. Group classes are sponsored through the City of Alexandria Department of Parks and Recreation. See Details
Playful Pups & Performance Training Let Playful Pups & Performance Training help you have a great time with your dog! Want to do fun stuff like agility, rally or therapy dog visits with your dog? Wish your dog would mind its manners better? Give them a call! They offer group classes, private lessons, and day training services geared towards making life with your pup FUN and enjoyable for you both! "Bringing smiles to both ends of the leash" See Details
Positive Animal Training Solutions At Positive Animal Training Solutions they teach positive reinforcement based training to their clients. Basically this means that any behavior you want to see repeated they reward with positive consequences such as treats, toys, playing, and affection. Any behavior you do not want to see repeated you do not reward. Their training is based on the relationship of trust and respect between pet and owner, not on fear, intimidation, or pain. They give you, your dog’s real trainer, the tools to build this positive relationship, communicate clearly with your dog and understand your dog’s needs. Training should be rewarding and fun for you and your dog. Let them teach you how to communicate on a new level and create a positive relationship for both of you. They also do private home boarding for their clients! See Details
PetSmart Training PetSmart's accredited pet training instructors can help you achieve positive, consistent behavior from Fido. Classes are available for Puppies, Beginners, Intermediate, and Advanced dogs. Click-A-Trick, Private Education, and Personal Training Camp may also be available. Visit your local PetSmart for more information on class times and prices. See Details
Sassafras K-9 Sassafras K-9 Training and Boarding Facility, LLC is dedicated to providing their clients with all aspects of training to satisfy their clients' needs. Sassafras K-9 specializes in training personal protection dogs and obedience, for either competition or family pet. See Details
Cavalier Canine Cavalier Canine is an all-breed, dog obedience school located in the Hampton Roads area of Virginia. They offer private obedience classes ranging from puppy pre-school to competition off leash training, working dog equipment, and a working dog competition team. They utilize up-to-date positive motivational techniques and design their programs to fit your dogs unique personality and drive. See Details
Unleashed Abilities:Coaching People. Training Dogs Unleashed Abilities is a unique dog coaching service that provides customized at-home dog training and owner education. They provide one-on-one at-home dog training and owner education. Their approach is simple...dogs learn by association. They make decisions either to get something they want or to avoid something they don't want. Unleashed Abilities uses rewards-based, positive reinforcement to increase your dog's positive behaviors while decreasing their negative ones. Work with them to build a positive relationship with your dog. See Details
Churchland K9 Here at Churchland K9 LLC we strive to help people develop good communication skills to enhance the human-K9 relationship while having fun learning new skills in a calm, relaxed environment!

Churchland K9 offers boarding and daycare services for dogs while you are out of town or at work. You can rest assured that your dog will receive the same quality care with us. Your dogs' stay is our first priority and of the utmost importance whether it is for the day to play or overnight. We want to make sure each and every dog is treated like family!

We are specially designed to support your dogs physical and mental health while away from home. In this safe, stress free environment, your dog's visit will be on his/her own vacation and may quickly become his/her favorite "home away from home". Whether you are away on business or fun, you can put your mind at ease knowing your dog is having a great vacation.
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PetSmart Training PetSmart's accredited pet training instructors can help you achieve positive, consistent behavior from Fido. Classes are available for Puppies, Beginners, Intermediate, and Advanced dogs. Click-A-Trick, Private Education, and Personal Training Camp may also be available. Visit your local PetSmart for more information on class times and prices. See Details
PetSmart Training PetSmart's accredited pet training instructors can help you achieve positive, consistent behavior from Fido. Classes are available for Puppies, Beginners, Intermediate, and Advanced dogs. Click-A-Trick, Private Education, and Personal Training Camp may also be available. Visit your local PetSmart for more information on class times and prices. See Details
PetSmart Training PetSmart's accredited pet training instructors can help you achieve positive, consistent behavior from Fido. Classes are available for Puppies, Beginners, Intermediate, and Advanced dogs. Click-A-Trick, Private Education, and Personal Training Camp may also be available. Visit your local PetSmart for more information on class times and prices. See Details
PetSmart Training PetSmart's accredited pet training instructors can help you achieve positive, consistent behavior from Fido. Classes are available for Puppies, Beginners, Intermediate, and Advanced dogs. Click-A-Trick, Private Education, and Personal Training Camp may also be available. Visit your local PetSmart for more information on class times and prices. See Details
Cavalier K9 - Suffolk Cavalier Canine is an all-breed dog obedience school located in the Hampton Roads area of Virginia. They offer private obedience classes ranging from puppy pre-school to competition off leash training, working dog equipment, and a working dog competition team. They utilize the most up to date positive motivational techniques and design all of their programs to fit your dogs unique personality and drive. Their goal at Cavalier Canine is to create a stronger bond between humans and their dogs. Their programs heighten the awareness of the responsibilities of dog ownership, and help all to achieve that feeling of pride that comes from a well trained dog.
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