Best Dog Trainers in Phoenix

Why These Dog Trainers?

Our goal is to connect people with the best local experts. We scored Phoenix Dog Trainers on more than 25 variables across five categories, and analyzed the results to give you a hand-picked list of the best.

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Our Selection Criteria:

  • 1. Availability

    Consistently approachable and responsive, so customers never feel ignored.

  • 2. Qualifications

    Building customer confidence with licensing, accreditations, and awards.

  • 3. Reputation

    A history of delighted customers and outstanding service.

  • 4. Experience

    Masters of their craft, based on years of practical experience and education.

  • 5. Professionalism

    Providing service with honesty, reliability, and respect.

Read more about our selection process

Balancing Paws Dog Training

Balancing Paws Dog Training was founded by an experienced dog behavior specialist and provides flexible, evidence-based education to dogs of all shapes, sizes, and breeds. The love between an owner and a dog is a special and enriching relationship, but even the most loving owners can feel frustrated and overwhelmed when they can't control problem behaviors, whether it's potty accidents in the house, nonstop barking, or serious food or toy aggression. The company offers a range of programs to meet any needs and concerns, including the introductory session for first-time customers, in-home private sessions to teach better obedience and communication skills, and the three-week full immersion doggie boot camp that includes a proven Off-Leash Training Program.

Phoenix, AZ 85001


Cathy's Canines

Cathy's Canines has been providing top-notch care and training to dogs of all sizes for more than 30 years. The Phoenix-area specialist has an excellent reputation for training canines with respect and trust instead of fear. First-class training, boot camp, group obedience classes, and puppy potty are some of the many solutions available to dog owners that achieve outstanding results. Cathy's Canines specializes in loving and caring for dogs using gentle, humane techniques that yield happy, well-behaved pets. The dedicated canine trainer equips owners with the tools and knowledge to return dogs to a calm state of mind. One satisfied owner says "Cathy came into my life with the focus of helping transform my crazy canines into well-behaved and well-mannered dogs."

Phoenix, AZ 85032


FurBabies & Friends

The licensed dog trainers at FurBabies & Friends are passionate about helping pet owners improve their pet dogs' behaviors. The firm believes in using loving relationships and positive reinforcement to eliminate a dog's negative habits. Its team of professionals can conduct in-home dog training sessions and puppy training. They can also help owners struggling with a dog who becomes too hyperactive whenever it's time for a walk. FurBabies & Friends also has a dog school, which provides an opportunity for clients to introduce other dogs to their pets.

6339 West Tonopah Drive
Glendale, AZ 85308

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Smiles Dog Training

Smiles Dog Training is a dog trainer based in Phoenix. The company is headed by Sara Miles, who is a certified professional dog trainer who has been an active volunteer at an animal shelter for nearly 10 years. Sara can offer basic or advanced coaching packages for pet owners who want to teach their furry pals about basic manners, or for clients who want to help an adopted dog adjust to its new home.

13236 N 7th Street  Suite 4 #543
Phoenix, AZ 85024

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We Train Dogs

We Train Dogs has been serving customers since 2002 and has a reputation for giving owners and dogs the confidence, knowledge, and support they need to enjoy more harmonious lives together. The company provides on-leash and off-leash in-home training sessions to help dogs learn basic obedience and self-control while helping owners gather new communication skills and feel more confident and a pet parent. The trainer can help with a range of stressful and potentially dangerous behavioral issues, including chewing, barking, running away, potty accidents, separation anxiety, and aggression. Customers also appreciate the company's cage-free boarding facility where dogs can run, play, and make new friends while owners are away.

Avondale, AZ 85392


Zenergy Dog Training Rehabilitation and Wellness

Zenergy Dog Training Rehabilitation and Wellness is the go-to resource for helping canines reach their full potential. The Phoenix-area dog training experts provide customized training programs that stop unwanted behaviors, build confidence, and help improve the quality of life. Discerning dog owners trust the dedicated specialists to help canines with severe fear, separation anxiety, aggression, and other issues. Zenergy Dog Training Rehabilitation and Wellness offers private lessons, boot camp training, puppy basics, and consultation services that can transform the human-dog relationship. The well-respected center achieves amazing results by maintaining an intimate, relaxed environment where dogs can receive the attention and ongoing support to succeed.

Phoenix, AZ 85001


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