Best Dog Training Classes in Philadelphia

Why These Dog Training Classes?

Our goal is to connect people with the best local experts. We scored Philadelphia Dog Training Classes 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.

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Old York Road

Old York Road, in Horsham, Pennsylvania, is a non-profit dog training club dedicated to assisting young and old pets and people with obedience development. The members are fully trained, have decades of combined experience, come from a wide range of backgrounds working with dogs, and they can help with all breeds, purebred and mixed. They offer classes split into three ability levels beginning with the youngest dogs and moving through commands and performance until each dog reaches the desired level of behavior, while students are encouraged to develop consistency, patience, and positive reinforcement. Skills are further honed in obedience matches and trials, and Canine Good Citizen Certification is available.

Horsham, PA 19040


Philly Unleashed

Philly Unleashed is a pet training business in Newtown, Pennsylvania that uses positive-reinforcement techniques to help deepen the relationship between owners and their dogs. The staff has decades of combined experience and continues their education in the latest advances, trends, and certifications. They can modify such behaviors as aggression, fighting, loneliness anxiety, fear of the outdoors, bad manners, excessive barking, and more. A number of options are available including individual and group classes, behavior walks, and cat behavior consultation. Also, they offer farm vacations for dogs to relax and exercise, with free private playtime, treats, walks, spa treatments, and medication management.

Philadelphia, PA 19153



Rubydog, based in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, is a dog training business that employs non-coercive techniques to strengthen bonds between owners and their dogs in a fun, safe way. Owner Rebecca Brame is a graduate of the Karen Pryor Academy for Animal Training and Behavior and continues her education in the latest advances in the industry. A range of training options are available such as leash manners, overexcitement, crate and house training, and obedience. She offers puppy, rescue, and family packages, customers have praised her as gentle and skilled, and she can be contacted by phone, e-mail, or online form.

Philadelphia, PA 19128


Tuff Pup Training

Tuff Pup Training, located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, is a dog training business that emphasizes fun methods based on scientific principles to modify pet behaviors. Owner Matt Schimsky is a certified dog trainer and an official mentor for the students of CATCH Canine Trainers Academy who uses only humane techniques. His affiliations include the Association of Pet Dog Trainers, the International Association of Animal Behavior Consultants, and the Pet Professional Guild. He offers such options as a puppy program, basic and advanced obedience, behavior consultation, leash walking, greeting manners, and more. Service extends to Philadelphia, Fairmount, Northern Liberties, Port Richmond, Germantown, Mt. Airy, Chestnut Hill, and other areas.

Philadelphia, PA 19019


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