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Top 10 dog trainers in Saint Paul, MN

Homeowners agree: these Saint Paul dog trainers are highly rated for knowledge, experience, communication, and more.
Brunell Pet Services

Brunell Pet Services

5.0(1)
Top Pro
10+ years in business
Serves Saint Paul, MN
Billie J. says, "The staff! They are just great and you can tell how much they care!" Read more
Let's Make Sit Happen

Let's Make Sit Happen

5.0Exceptional(7)
Top Pro
9+ years in business
Serves Saint Paul, MN
Isbel M. says, "Oh my, where do I start. Mishon knows SO much about Malinois it's hard to comprehend. I can call her to ask any question and she'll have a thorough and comprehensible answer. She's been a godsend for us and our Mals." Read more
K9SF Dog Training

K9SF Dog Training

New on HomeGuide
14+ years in business
Serves Saint Paul, MN
K9SF specializes in providing top-notch private training solutions that address a range of obedience and behavioral goals for dogs of all breeds, sizes, ages, and temperaments. The well-respected Minneapolis-area training center features experienced professionals skilled at administering effective positive reinforcement training techniques that get results. The premium level dog training company has an excellent reputation for providing a range of options that teach dogs to listen to commands and stop bad behaviors. Dog owners trust the specialists at K9SF to deliver real-world dog training including basic obedience, behavior modification, an...
Debbie Briggs Dog Training

Debbie Briggs Dog Training

4.7(3)
2 hires on HomeGuide
12+ years in business
Serves Saint Paul, MN
Patricia R. says, "Debbie has been wonderful to work with. She has been very effective in her training techniques with our puppy. " Read more
Four Legged Family

Four Legged Family

New on HomeGuide
6+ years in business
Serves Saint Paul, MN
Four legged family need attention, love, and care. A tired dog is a happy dog. I enjoy working with four legged pets because they have their own unique characteristics. They are just like us only they walk on fours and we walk on two.
K9Interpreter

K9Interpreter

New on HomeGuide
1 hire on HomeGuide
16+ years in business
Serves Saint Paul, MN
K9INTERPRETER strives to improve your relationship with your dog by translating your dog's body language into meaningful communication, so you're both on the same page. Dogs are gracious, gorgeous animals whose family structure is similar to ours. I enjoy seeing the smiles on the faces of humans and the dogs as they begin to understand each other.
Wagging Tails Pet Resort

Wagging Tails Pet Resort

5.0(1)
Serves Saint Paul, MN
Trisha B. says, "Great care for our pups! Extremely nice to have a trustworthy staff who genuinely loves our dogs as much as we do!" Read more
Canine Revival, LLC

Canine Revival, LLC

5.0(3)
5 hires on HomeGuide
Serves Saint Paul, MN
Dave L. says, "I really enjoyed the one-on-one element and how Rita trains based on the needs and personality of your dog (and you!). Since so much of the training is how much time and energy YOU put into it, she gives you the best tips and tricks to go back home and practice those things with you dog, including paperwork/homework (so make sure you bring a folder to keep all of those things organized!). Rita is always willing to answer any questions you have through text too, which is great when you sign up for the 4 lessons for the $370ish because once you complete those 4 lessons, you continue to have free access to text her about any questions or concerns you may have about your pup. Definitely well worth the $$ if you want a well-behaved dog and a good understanding of how to be the best dog owner you can be! I spaced out each of my lessons about 2-3 weeks so I could practice each set of training techniques while back at home and around the neighborhood. Rita is very friendly and willing to work around your schedule--give her a go! " Read more
Emy Lu Official

Emy Lu Official

New on HomeGuide
3+ years in business
Serves Saint Paul, MN
I love interacting with animals and helping them reach a deeper bobd with people so that they can better understand the world and their parents.
Gr8-Clippers 6123903411

Gr8-Clippers 6123903411

5.0(2)
1 hire on HomeGuide
Serves Saint Paul, MN
Leslie S. says, "Overall a fantastic experience with Lynn. Thoroughly enjoyed meeting her and she did an amazing job with my dog, Blessing! Couldn't ask for more." Read more

Your Dog Training questions, answered

Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on HomeGuide.

How much are dog training prices near me?

Professional dog training costs $30 to $50 per group class and $45 to $120 per private session. Dog obedience training schools cost $200 to $600 per week, and boot camp kennel training costs $500 to $1,250 per week. Get exact prices by contacting affordable dog trainers near you.

What do professional dog trainers do?

Local dog trainers teach dogs basic obedience, behavioral modification, agility, personal protection or guarding, emotional support, therapy or service dog training, show dog handling, puppy training, trick training, hunting training, police dog or K9 training, and other types.

Certified dog trainers offer group classes, private lessons, or come to your home for one-on-one training. The best in-home dog trainers also teach the owner how to train commands, use body language, and offer proper reinforcement guidance. Many dog trainers use positive reinforcement, which uses a reward (treats, praise, toys) for desired behaviors.

What is the best age to train a dog?

Puppies 7 to 8 weeks of age begin to learn basic obedience commands such as “sit,” “stay,” “stand,” and “down.” Professional dog training traditionally starts at 6 months old. By delaying training, behavioral patterns learned during puppyhood likely take longer to change.

Can you train an old dog?

Yes, you can teach an old dog new tricks! Dogs can learn and be trained at any age. Older dogs have more self-control and are easier to train than young puppies. Continuing to train your dog as it matures is also important to help keep their mind sharp.

Is paying for private dog training worth it?

Private dog training helps correct your dog’s behavior, aggression, anxiety, socialization skills, and teaches them a commands list in a timely and cost-effective manner. Common commands dogs learn quickly are to stay, heel, and roll over.

Professional dog training is valuable because it teaches your dog not to jump or bite, to stop barking, to stay in the yard off-leash, potty training, to use a dog door, not to pull on a leash, hand signals, and much more.

Which dog breeds are easy to train?

The easiest dog breeds to train are an Australian Shepherd, Corgi, Bearded or Border Collie, Poodle, Miniature Schnauzer, Labrador, Golden Retriever, German Shepherd, and a Doberman Pinscher. Female canines of all breeds are also easier to train and housebreak.

Which dog breeds are hard to train?

The hardest dogs breeds to train are a Husky, Mastiff, Pug, Beagle, Bulldog, Weimaraner, Afghan Hound, Basenji, Basset Hound, Bloodhound, Chow Chow, Dalmatian, Fox and Kerry Blue Terrier, Irish Setter, Pekingese, Pit Bull Terrier, Jack Russell Terrier, and a Rottweiler.

Reviews for Saint Paul dog trainers

Recent success stories from people in the Saint Paul area.
Amy W.
Michon is an amazing trainer. My dog Is a Border Collie mix and was very difficult to handle when we got him at 8 weeks. He was ruling our house and I was extremely frustrated. I was referred to Michon by a neighbor and she helped me turn my dog into a well behaved and obedient dog. From leash training to what to do when… she is our hero and definitely a dog whisperer! We now have a dog who is happy, obedient, and well mannered. Thank you Michon!!!
Let's make sit happen
Connie L.
My dog just loved her, she is a natural with my fur companion. Debbie had great techniques.
Debbie Briggs Dog Training
Kaitlin
We worked with Rita to train our puppy with basic obedience and commands but ended up with so much more! Working one on one with Rita was not only fun for our puppy, but fun for us. You’ll learn a lot and she leaves you with so much more to help your dog grow for months after the training ends. She responds quickly and is super knowledgeable about everything dogs. We would highly recommend her training!
Canine Revival, LLC
Leslie S.
Lynn was fantastic! I've finally found my new groomer after about three years hitting & missing. Loved her and so did my dog, Blessing! She went above and beyond with customer service and I'm very grateful!
Gr8-Clippers 6123903411
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