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Altitude Dog Training

1120 Delaware Ave, Longmont, CO 80501
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Altitude Dog Training is a dog training company serving clients near the Boulder area. The company offers one-on-one dog training and behavioral rehabilitation to teach dogs obedience and ensure healthy habits. Founder and dog behavioral specialist Brian Bergford also works with dogs in group settings at various locations to introduce dogs to new surroundings and promote positive interactions with other dogs. Bergford has been working with dogs since 2002 and is a Certified Dog Trainer.

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BlackPaw

459 S McCaslin Blvd, Superior, CO 80027
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BlackPaw is a dog training company serving clients in the Boulder area. The company's obedience trainers meet one-on-one with dogs and their owners to teach basic commands and correct negative behaviors, such as aggression, barking, and jumping. Clients can also enroll their dogs in the boarding school, where they receive daily training and socialization with other dogs. BlackPaw works with the entire family to ensure dogs obey commands from adults and children.

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Canine Fine

Longmont, CO 80501
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Canine Fine is a professional dog training company located in Longmont, Colorado that serves clients in the wider local metropolitan area. A member of both the Pet Professional Guild and the Association of Pet Dog Trainers, Canine Fine offers its clients such services as private and group dog training courses, puppy classes, agility work, obedience training, and more. The company is headed by Certified Dog Trainer Marnie Johnson, who has an extensive background in the pet training industry. Canine Fine is available Monday through Saturday and can be contacted for appointment or inquiry purposes by phone as well as by email.

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Denver Dog Whisperer

Boulder, CO 80302
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Denver Dog Whisperer works with dogs and their owners in the Boulder area. Its dog training specialists conduct an initial observation of the dog to assess its temperament and determine its level of need and support. The company trains dogs of all breeds, ages, and sizes to respond to commands through natural training that respects dogs' integrity as animals. Denver Dog Whisperer also offers a weekday puppy playgroup with supervised hikes and socialization with other dogs.

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Dog Days Training Center

1605 County Road 40 1/2, Berthoud, CO 80513
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Dog Days Training Center is a private training center based in Boulder. The owner, Laurie Buffington, leads a team of dedicated dog trainers who share the common goal of helping clients identify their dog's needs. The classes and board and train programs are focused on enhancing dogs' social skills, addressing behavioral shortcomings, and improving the owner-pet relationship. The training center adapts required Covid safety protocols for their Board & Train program and also offers private lessons as an training option.

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Doggie Depot

4525 Broadway St, Boulder, CO 80304
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Doggie Depot work with clients in the Boulder area. The company trains dogs using positive reinforcement combined with structured play to ensure that dogs behave at the facility as well as at home with their owners. Its trainers also instruct owners on how to properly and effectively communicate with their dogs. At Doggie Depot, dogs are also able to socialize with each other in a safe environment. To enter the facility, all dogs must have proper vaccinations.

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Front Range Dog Training

Boulder, CO
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Front Range Dog Training is a dog training company serving clients in the Boulder area. The business trains dogs to be obedient, responsive, and cooperative with their owners and all commands given. Founder Michael Perry approaches dog training with a blend of positive reinforcement and gentle corrections, when necessary. Over a series of individual sessions, dogs in the Front Range Dog Training program will learn basic commands and be trained to behave appropriately in all environments.

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Gigi Moss Dog Training

1280 Centaur Village Dr, Lafayette, CO 80026
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Gigi Moss Dog Training is a dog training company serving residents of the Boulder area. The company approaches dog training with the philosophy of building trust between the dog and its owner. It does not use or recommend punishments or corrections such as shock, choke, or pinch collars. At Gigi Moss Dog Training, clients can participate in basic or advanced training sessions as well as a dog club held at various locations for dogs to socialize.

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High Drive Dog Company

Longmont, CO 80501
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Located in Longmont, Colorado, High Drive Dog Company is a professional dog training business that serves clients in the wider local metropolitan area. The company's trainer, Carly Shivers, has been in the industry for more than ten years. Services offered by High Drive Dog Company include group classes, private courses, and board-and-train services. For existing clients, the company also offers playgroups as well as overnight boarding packages. Previous clients praise the company for its ability to assists with a wide array of behavioral issues as well as the depth of its knowledge and the passion of its trainer.

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Loving Leaders Dog Training

Boulder, CO
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Loving Leaders Dog Training is a dog training company serving residents in the Boulder area. The company offers private training sessions tailored to fit dogs' abilities and owners' goals. Founder and trainer Isaac Reeve works with dogs to teach them basic commands and he involves the whole family in training to ensure proper obedience at all times. In advanced programs, dogs practice their skills in public spaces. Reeve is a certified Tenderfoot Trainer.

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Mary Angilly Dog Training

Boulder, CO
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Mary Angilly Dog Training is a dog training business serving clients in the Boulder area. The company offers dog training using force-free techniques that equip dogs to be obedient in all circumstances. Upon an initial behavioral history consultation and written report, dogs begin training exercises designed to teach them basic commands and correct disobedient behavior. In addition to older dogs, Mary Angilly Dog Training also provides training for puppies up to 16 weeks old.

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Rock Paw Pet Care

807 E Moorhead Cir, Boulder, CO 80305
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Eric and Krissa founded Rock Paw Pet Care to provide pets in Boulder and the surrounding areas with exercise and care. Eric has many years of experience providing obedience, tracking, and protection training for dogs while Krissa has experience as a vet tech. The couple makes good use of the surrounding trails to provide pets with plenty of exercise and fun, with Doudy Draw, Eldorado Canyon, and South Mesa TrailHead being particular favorites.

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Synergy Dog

Boulder, CO
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Synergy Dog is a dog training company working with clients in the Boulder area. The company offers training services for dogs and their owners in several settings. In private sessions, dogs receive personalized training plans and one-on-one attention based on their skill level and behavioral needs. In group sessions, dogs safely interact with each other to focus on socialization and cooperation skills. Synergy Dog also offers a VIP program for clients to have access to private and group sessions.

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Tenderfoot Training

Boulder, CO 80302
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Tenderfoot Training is a professional dog training business located in Boulder, Colorado that serves clients in the surrounding metropolitan area. The company offers private, customized dog training lessons to clients in need as well as free over-the-phone consultations every day of the week. Tenderfoot Training does not use any harsh devices in the course of its work, such as shock collars or choke collars, and is praised by former clients for the depth and variety of its knowledge as well as its humane techniques and positive results. The company can be contacted by phone for appointments or inquiries.

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Two Bears Dog Training

Erie, CO 80516
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In the industry since opening its doors in 1997, Two Bears Dog Training is a professional comprehensive dog training business located in Erie, Colorado that serves clients in the wider local metropolitan area. The company is family-owned and -operated by a husband-and-wife team and is open Monday through Saturday. In addition to its extensive puppy and older dog training programs, Two Bears Dog Training also provides clients with TEFCO raw meat diets of the Performance Dog, Carnivore Meat, and Red Rock Raw varieties. Previous clients praise the company for its no-nonsense approach and kind, compassionate animal care.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What is the best dog training certification?

There are several dog training certification programs available to help trainers expand their credentials. Certified Behavior Adjustment Training Instructor (CBATI) and Certified Dog Behavior Consultant (CDBC) are two of the highest certifications. Additional essential certifications include Basic Agility and Puppy Training.

What qualifications do I need to be a dog trainer?

Dog trainers are not required to get any type of certification; however, courses that award certifications help build client bases and ensure pet owners that their animals are in excellent hands. To become a Certified Professional Dog Trainer-Knowledge Assessed, one must pass a written exam and have 300 hours of documented experience in dog training over a three-year period.

What kind of training do you need to be a dog trainer?

Professional training is not required to become a dog trainer, but the more courses and credentials one obtains allows for increased knowledge and skill sets in overall dog training. Depending on the certifications desired, training courses include obedience, behavior modification, pet CPR, clicker training, and K9 training.

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