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Top 10 dog trainers in Nashville, TN

Homeowners agree: these Nashville dog trainers are highly rated for knowledge, experience, communication, and more.
Silverlining Concrete Construction

Silverlining Concrete Construction

5.0(1)
2 hires on HomeGuide
21+ years in business
Serves Nashville, TN
Tyler A. says, "They were great to work with and gave me a good price on my 10x10 exposed aggregate concrete slab. They were worked through the extreme heat to get it done and even sealed the concrete pad that the new one was next to." Read more
Regal Dog Training & Board

Regal Dog Training & Board

5.0(4)
2 hires on HomeGuide
3+ years in business
Serves Nashville, TN
Jordan P. says, "We left our 2yr old husky/lab mix here over the weekend, and Adrianna was so thorough with taking care of any of his needs! She went above and beyond. Our boy played so much and had a great time. She even noticed a little scratch on his paw and took care of it. Highly recommend!" Read more
The Homeschooled Hound

The Homeschooled Hound

5.0Exceptional(8)
1 hire on HomeGuide
7+ years in business
Serves Nashville, TN
Steve W. says, "Great lessons and an awesome trainer. The pups look forward every time John comes over." Read more
Grandma's Animal House Dog Boarding

Grandma's Animal House Dog Boarding

5.0(3)
4 hires on HomeGuide
6+ years in business
Serves Nashville, TN
Jodi says, "Just getting off the ground and already soring high!" Read more
Your Favorite Sitter

Your Favorite Sitter

New on HomeGuide
3+ years in business
Serves Nashville, TN
We are very trustworthy to our customers and hopefully you'll become one, one day! We never get any bad ratings or comments either

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 Nashville dog trainers

Recent success stories from people in the Nashville area.
Eric W.
Regal Dog Training assisted in locating and training my German Shepherd puppy Echo. In four months time Echo came home to me completely potty trained, with all her basic commands, including sit, wait, leave it, directional commands that we use in distance running. I could not recommend their services enough. We will be adopting one of their Golden Retriever puppies and having that puppy trained by Regal Dog Training. My only recommendation to anyone who has a dog trained is to remember to constantly reinforce trained commands as most dogs will forget some of their training.
Regal Dog Training & Board
Alexa S.
We definitely recommend using John at The Homeschooled Hound for all of your puppy/dog training needs! He was very flexible with scheduling our training sessions, and gave us creative ways to curb those unwanted behaviors our puppy was exhibiting. Thanks for all of your help, John!
The Homeschooled Hound
Alan B.
Everything about our experience was awesome and my baby girl Piper absolutely loved it. I highly recommend
Grandma's Animal House Dog Boarding
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