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Alan's K9 Academy

Atlanta, GA
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  • Therapy Training
  • Behavioral Management Training
  • Obedience

Alan's K9 Academy offers services to pet owners in Atlanta. It conducts dog and puppy training tailored to clients' busy schedules. The company uses humane methods and techniques to help animals acquire new skills and abilities. It performs reward-based classes to improve dogs' behaviors without threats, punishment, or yelling. Owner and operator Alan Carr is a former K-9 handler in law enforcement who brings over 30 years of industry experience. He is a member of the Association of Professional Dog Trainers.

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Atlanta Dog Wizard

Atlanta, GA 30301
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Atlanta Dog Wizard is an Atlanta based dog training service that specializes in full off-leash reliability, basic and advanced obedience, separation anxiety, aggression, housebreaking, and general problem-solving. Atlanta Dog Wizard offers a variety of classes including obedience training, aggression and behavior modification training, new puppy classes, and group socialization; most of which can be done in-home or with groups. Atlanta Dog Wizard is a professional member of the Internation Association of Canine Professionals, and the staff have previous history working at local dog daycares and other training facilities. Atlanta Dog Wizard provides complimentary dog evaluations as well as a lifetime guarantee on their provided services.

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Happy Healthy Pup

Atlanta, GA 30301
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Happy Healthy Pup is a fully integrative dog training service that provides dog training and behavior modification in Buckhead, Brookhaven, and Decatur, Georgia. Happy Healthy Pup offers private, in-home sessions, day training with initial consult, and board and training. In addition, Happy Healthy Pup provides a puppy protégé package which is a program designed to take advantage of the socialization period of puppies which ends roughly around 16 weeks. This package includes 12 immersive training sessions which can help puppies build relationships with others and help them develop into well-functioning dogs. The team behind Happy Healthy Pup have over 15 years of combined experience in animal training and hold various certifications in Canine Theriogenology, Animal Behavior, Clinical Small Animal Nutrition, and Canine Emotion and Cognition.

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Pawsitive Futures

Atlanta, GA 30301
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Serving the Metro-Atlanta area of Atlanta, Brookhaven, Buckhead, Candler Park, Chamblee, Chastain Park, Decatur, Dunwoody, East Atlanta, Norcross, Sandy Springs, and Toco Hills, Pawsitive Futures provides professional dog training to all dogs of any breed and age. Pawsitive Futures can help with dog issues such as barking, biting, chewing, jumping, socialization, settling, anxiety, aggression, house/crate training, and leash pulling. In addition, trainer Chelsea Murray is fully certified and utilizes positive reinforcement training. She previously graduated from The Karen Pryor Academy for Professional Dog Trainers Program and holds a variety of certifications and memberships with the American Kennel Club, The Association of Professional Dog Trainers, and Doggone Safe.

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Pups 2 Pooches

Atlanta, GA 30301
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Pups 2 Pooches is a positive, reward-based dog training service in Norcross, Georgia. Pups 2 Pooches offers private, in-home lessons and group classes, as well as behavior consultations. Consultations are often able to discern causes of dog problems and are helpful in developing a training plan to resolve the issues. Most training and classes average around six to eight weeks and can cover problems starting from basic household skills in pups to dog adolescence. Trainer Ann D. Lewis is a CATCH Trainers Academy Certified Dog Trainer as well as a Certified Professional Dog Trainer-Knowledge Assessed. In addition, she is a member of the Association of Professional Dog Trainers, the International Association of Animal Behavior Consultants, and a puppy Evaluator for the AKC Canine Good Citizen and S.T.A.R.

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Ranger Dog Training LLC

10944 GA-8, Lithia Springs, GA 30122
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Based in Lithia Springs, Georgia, Ranger Dog Training LLC provides dog training to help build relationships between dogs and their owners. Ranger Dog Training offers services to dogs of any breed, of any size, and with any problem. Ranger Dog Training LLC provides multiple packages for their services which can include boarding and training, private lessons, group training, and service/therapy training for IGY 6 Service. In addition, Ranger Dog Training LLC provides dog boarding at their facility; and since they are a family owned and operated establishment, the owners live on the premises ensuring any animal’s safety. As a bonus, Ranger Dog Training LLC is available 24 hours a day, each day of the week.

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Superior Dog Training

Atlanta, GA 30327
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Superior Dog Training is a dog training service owned by Jeff Wolfson that serves the Atlanta metro area. Superior Dog Training is an accredited business with the Better Business Bureau and has been recommended by veterinarians. Wolfson has over two decades of dog training expertise and has studied from some of the leading training schools across the world. Superior Dog Training offers a multitude of services which range from basics such as in-home obedience, housebreaking, puppy training, and problem-solving, to advanced including personal protection, dog agility, and behavior modification. All training includes an evaluation of both the dog and owner before any services which helps determine a training plan for any present issues. Superior Dog Training does not use harmful, physical stimuli such as pinching or choking, but instead uses humane methods and canine psychology.

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The Dog House

3999 Austell Road, Suite 1101, Austell, GA 30106
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The Dog House is located in Austell, Georgia, and has been serving dog owners throughout the Atlanta metropolitan area since 2015. It's a full-service dog training, boarding, grooming, and daycare facility. Obedience training programs are designed to help dog owners and teach their dogs to correct aggressive or over-protective behaviors, as well as bad habits such as chewing, barking, jumping, and begging. In addition, dogs can be conditioned to respond remotely or off leash, learn a second language or hand signals. Programs include puppy obedience training, K9 obedience training, dog owner training, family protection training.

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Titanz K9, LLC

Smyrna, GA 30082
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Founded by a group of military and police K9 trainers, Titanz K9 is a dog training facility based in the Atlanta area. Titanz K9 focuses on animal welfare and uses scientifically proven training methods. Titanz K9 offers many training services including obedience training, advanced obedience training, behavior modification, personal protection, scent detection, nose work, agility training, and service/therapy dogs. Titanz K9 can handle small issues such as leash skills, basic commands, as well as advanced techniques for home protection and specialized training for service for those suffering from seizures, PTSD, autism, and poor mobility. In addition, Titanz K9 also provides pet boarding services for out of town owners. Pet boarding is based on a 13 block area of farmland which is securely fenced in.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Q: What is the best dog training certification?

A: 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.

Q: What qualifications do I need to be a dog trainer?

A: 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.

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

A: 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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