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Best Dog Trainers
in Chicago

Why These Dog Trainers?

Our goal is to connect people with the best local experts. We scored dog trainers on more than 25 variables across five categories, and analysed the results to give you a hand-picked list of the best dog trainers in Chicago, IL.

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Our Selection Criteria:

  • 1. Reputation

    A history of delighted customers and outstanding service.

  • 2. Credibility

    Building customer confidence with licensing, accreditations, and awards.

  • 3. Experience

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

  • 4. Availability

    Consistently approachable and responsive, so customers never feel ignored.

  • 5. Professionalism

    Providing service with honesty, reliability, and respect.

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Anything is Pawzible

Anything is Pawzible is a dog training facility in Chicago, Illinois that was founded in 2001 and conducts group classes as well as private consults. Anything is Pawzible carries out agility classes. Their group classes include Puppy Pawzibilities, Basic Plus Pawzibilities, Basic Pawzibilities, Dog Therapy Pawzibilities, Advanced Pawzibilities, Bark Around The Park, and Tricks For Kicks. Anything is Pawzible offers the Private Pawzibilities including obedience work, behavioral consultations, as well as child and pet adaptation. The owner and founder of this company, Rendy Schuchat, M.A., has been recognized multiple times by the Chicagoland Tails Reader’s Choice Awards as among the Best/Favorite Dog Trainers in Chicago, as well as the Chicago Magazine’s “Best Dog Whisperer” in 2015.

Chicago, IL 60642 (773) 919-7297


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Barker Behavior, Inc.

Barker Behavior, Inc. is a dog training facility in Chicago, Illinois. Barker Behavior, Inc. is honored to be serving Chicago neighborhoods, such as Albany Park, North Center, Irving Park, Mayfair, Sauganash, Edgewater, Uptown, Rogers Park, Evanston, Lincoln Square, Lakeview, and beyond. This dog training facility has been in the field of dog training for more than 20 years. Barker Behavior, Inc. was founded in 2006. They perform in-home training. Their popular packages include One Timer, Rover Refresher, Doggie Deluxe, and Puppy Head Start. In the Rover Refresher package, they teach the skills and behaviors like “sit,” “down,” “stay,” “leave it,” “drop,” leash walking, coming when called, and more. Barker Behavior, Inc. provides an online consultation.

Chicago, IL 60618 (773) 658-9866


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Canina Dog Training

Canina Dog Training is a dog training facility in Chicago, Illinois that conducts in-home private lessons, in-facility/drop-off daytime training, in-facility/drop-off ultimate training program, and in-facility/drop-off group classes. During private lessons, they help solve some of the common problems such as shyness, aggression, leash reactivity, resource guarding, separation anxiety, barking, and more. Canina Dog Training brings daytime training benefits including enhancing private lessons by providing mental stimulation for your dog. Customers can choose the behaviors they want the dog to work on, receive notes at the end of the day explaining training and have sessions scheduled at their convenience. Canina Dog Training has been voted as number one in Chicago.

Chicago, IL 60616 (773) 615-3605


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Canine Perspective, Inc.

Canine Perspective, Inc. is a dog training facility in Chicago, Illinois that conducts training programs such as puppy training, obedience training, and behavior training. They specialize in off-leash obedience as well as behavior and aggression rehabilitation. Their puppy training includes the puppy training program with six lessons, intermediate puppy training program with six lessons, and puppy modification program. Canine Perspective, Inc. also carries out obedience training programs such as the on-leash basic obedience training program with six lessons, intermediate obedience training program with nine lessons, and off-leash obedience training program with 12 lessons. The owner and sole-operator of Canine Perspective, Inc., Jesus “Jesse’ San Miguel,” is a proud member of the International Association of Canine Professionals.

Chicago, IL 60605 (773) 983-8840


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Chicago Canine Company, LLC

Chicago Canine Company, LLC is a dog training facility that is located in Chicago, Illinois. This facility brings training for the dogs as well as solutions for the people. Chicago Canine Company, LLC carries out levels training such as level 1: beginner, level 2: building on good behaviors, level 3: distraction work, level 4: advanced, level 5: therapy dog, and competitive obedience level, and level 6: titling the dog with them. Chicago Canine Company, LLC has trained professionals who perform reliable dog sitting, and the facility provides effective dog training for the modern pet owner. Chicago Canine Company, LLC offers a free initial consultation and is open 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

Chicago, IL 60646 (773) 231-7031


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Dogz N' Harmony

Dogz N' Harmony is a dog training facility in Burr Ridge, Illinois that holds more than 20 years of experience in the dog training industry. They conduct group training as well as puppy services. Their group training includes adolescent classes, advanced classes, fun nose work, leash reactivity, Woofshops, and basic classes. Dogz N' Harmony provides additional training services such as in-home private consultations, evaluations, assessments and lessons, customized one-on-one private training sessions, behavior problems and behavior modification programs, etc. They also carry out fun, family-friendly classes. This dog training facility is building harmonious relationships between people and dogs. Dogz N' Harmony is a proud member of the Association of Professional Dog Trainers and The Pet Professional Guild.

Burr Ridge, IL 60527 (630) 992-9200


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Dynamic Dogs Chicago

Dynamic Dogs Chicago is a dog training facility in Chicago, Illinois that was founded in 2009 and conducts puppy training, a boarding school for dogs aka boot camp, training of talent animals and animal actors, and expert grooming. Their puppy training services include private lessons, daycare training, and board and training. Dynamic Dogs Chicago helps train all breeds, all sizes, all ages, and all problems. The owner of this company, Jennifer Hack, is a dog behaviorist, certified professional dog trainer, and trainer and on-set handler for talent animals. Jennifer is a proud member of the International Association of Canine Professionals, Association of Pet Dog Trainers, and supporting member of the International Association of Behavior Consultants.

Chicago, IL 60614 (312) 339-4562


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Establishment Dog Training, Ltd.

Establishment Dog Training, Ltd. is a dog training facility in Berwyn, Illinois that conducts classroom training, in-home training, and puppy clinics. This dog training facility carries out specialty classes, as well as flyball-treibball-rally-agility dog care mini-courses. Establishment Dog Training, Ltd. specializes in Canine Good Citizen, Community Canine and S.T.A.R. Puppy Training and Testing. They teach pet emergency first aid course, health and grooming course, better diets for healthier pets, and a basic manners course. Their basic manners course includes greeting visitors politely, entering and exiting a car, meeting other dogs, table and mealtime manners, etc. Their in-home training and puppy training are available all year long. Establishment Dog Training, Ltd. offers gift certificates and provides a free consultation.

Oak Park, IL 60304 (708) 484-9999


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It's a 'Paws'-itive Thing Dog Training

It's a 'Paws'-itive Thing Dog Training is a dog training facility that is located in Justice, Illinois. Gayle Cosentino is the owner and trainer of this training center. She has been certified as a dog trainer through the Animal Behavior College. It's a 'Paws'-itive Thing Dog Training offers the puppy classes, agility for fun for small/medium breeds, and fit dogs. It's a 'Paws'-itive Thing Dog Training conducts group training classes, pack walks, and in-home training services. This dog training facility also teaches the basic II obedience, advanced beginner, and intermediate level obedience. It's a 'Paws'-itive Thing Dog Training is helping owners help their pets to be the best that they can be. The company is a proud member of the Association of Pet Dog Trainers.

Justice, IL 60458 (630) 881-4778


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Kim's Dog Coaching LTD

Kim's Dog Coaching LTD is a dog training facility in Chicago, Illinois that works on the training, agility, and herding of the dogs. They conduct training daycare and boarding training as well as group classes. They offer the AKC S.T.A.R. puppy classes - 4-week session, basic obedience classes - 5-week session, intermediate obedience classes - 4-week session, rally obedience classes - 5-week session, canine good citizen prep class - 4-week session, agility classes - 5-week session, plus more. Kim's Dog Coaching LTD is featured on Yelp and Angie’s List. This dog training facility has been an Authorized Mentor Trainer through the Animal Behavior College. Kim's Dog Coaching LTD is a proud member of the Association of Professional Dog Trainers.

Chicago, IL 60660 (773) 401-7408


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Lyons Township Dog Training

Lyons Township Dog Training is a dog training facility in Villa Park, Illinois that has been in the industry for more than 68 years. They conduct training classes such as the pet dog training and advanced obedience, agility, and rally training. Their pet dog training classes include basic 1, basic 2, and novice obedience. Lyons Township Dog Training carries out competition classes such as individual utility sessions, novice obedience, competition novice, and open competition class. This dog training facility helps by serving and educating the community through participating in events such as the Ben's Friends, their therapy dog group, as well as Community Demonstrations. Lyons Township Dog Training is a licensed AKC Dog Training Club.

Villa Park, IL 60181 (708) 453-7297


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Mannered Mutts Dog Training

Mannered Mutts Dog Training Chicago is a dog training facility in Chicago, Illinois that is delighted to be serving Chicago and the Chicagoland area. This mutt center has been in the dog training business for over eight wonderful years. Mannered Mutts Dog Training Chicago strives to bring the best off-leash dog training for the urban or suburban environment. Their dog trainers aid in keeping dog masters sane and dogs safe. Mannered Mutts Dog Training Chicago helps unleash a dog’s unlimited potential as well. They provide a free in-home demo and offer a free in-home dog evaluation. Mannered Mutts Dog Training Chicago was recognized as 2015 Best of Thumbtack.

Chicago, IL 60647 (312) 775-2891


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Pawsome Dogs

Pawsome Dogs is a dog training facility that is located in Chicago, Illinois. Their service areas include Old Irving Park, Mayfair, Albany Park, Lincoln Square, North Center, Ravenswood, Roscoe Village, Andersonville, Lakeview, Lincoln Park, Logan Square, and beyond. Pawsome Dogs renders private dog training lessons as well as dog training group classes. Pawsome Dogs performs in-home private lessons including one lesson, a package of 3 lessons, and package of 5 lessons. This dog training facility can help with the dog training, leash manners, barking, jumping, reactivity, and puppy training. Pawsome Dogs produces a well-behaved dog. The principal of this company, Melissa Arteaga, possesses more than ten years of experience as a Professional Dog Trainer. She is a Canine Good Citizen Evaluator for the AKC and a proud member of the Association of Professional Dog Trainers.

Chicago, IL 60618 (773) 818-7204


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