If you’re a dog owner, you know that training your dog is essential – but where do you start? This article provides an overview of the different types of dog training available in Vermont, as well as some frequently asked questions about dog training. Below you will find a list of all the cities in Vermont that offer dog training as well as a directory of all dog trainers located in Vermont.
When researching trainers, consider their methods, experience, and success rates before enrolling. There is no one-size-fits-all solution when it comes to dog training – the key is finding a trainer whose methods work best for you and your dog.
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|9,373||Dog trainer||Community Training Center||Guilford||VT||05301||PCQC+85 Guilford, Vermont||42.74||-72.58||42.7383045-72.5795991||700 E Mountain Rd|
|9,446||Dog trainer||Yankee Dog||Brattleboro||VT||05301||RCXV+CW Brattleboro, Vermont||https://facebook.com||(802) 490-4233||42.85||-72.56||42.8485912-72.5552887||94 Vernon St||4.8||5 reviews|
|9,469||Dog trainer||802 WANDERLUST BLOG||Bennington||VT||05201||VQHV+3X Bennington, Vermont||(802) 379-7730||42.88||-73.21||42.8776476-73.2051099||320 Elm St|
|9,480||Dog trainer||Awesome Paws Dog Training Services||Bennington||VT||05201||VRJ3+PQ Bennington, Vermont||https://dogtraining-vt.com||(802) 922-4665||42.88||-73.20||42.8817203-73.1955996||114 Gage St||5.0||1 review||9AM to 5PM||9AM to 5PM||9AM to 5PM||9AM to 5PM||9AM to 5PM||9AM to 5PM||9AM to 5PM|
|9,492||Dog trainer||Petco Dog Training||Bennington||VT||05201||VQXP+FW Bennington, Vermont||https://stores.petco.com||(802) 447-2068||42.90||-73.21||42.8987292-73.2124098||214 Northside Dr #7||10AM to 6PM||10AM to 6PM||10AM to 6PM||10AM to 6PM||10AM to 6PM||10AM to 6PM||10AM to 6PM|
|9,517||Dog trainer||Corner Dog Press||Dummerston||VT||05301||W9FM+6X Dummerston, Vermont||https://cornerdogpress.com||(802) 257-0152||42.92||-72.62||42.923019-72.6150251||2458 W River Rd|
|9,552||Dog trainer||Incredible Canines LLC||Newfane||VT||05345||X849+84 Newfane, Vermont||https://getincrediblecanines.com||(309) 221-2306||42.96||-72.68||42.955872-72.682167||140 Timson Hill Rd||5.0||9 reviews||9AM to 8PM||9AM to 8PM||9AM to 8PM||9AM to 8PM||9AM to 8PM||9AM to 8PM||9AM to 8PM|
|9,656||Dog trainer||Noel Hoffmann Dog Training||Westminster||VT||05158||3G57+H3 Westminster, Vermont||https://noelhoffmann.com||(802) 375-5560||43.06||-72.49||43.058964-72.4872481||54 Blossom Ln||5.0||1 review|
|9,717||Dog trainer||Twin State K-9||Bellows Falls||VT||05101||4HG3+R4 Bellows Falls, Town of R||https://twinstatek9.business.site||(603) 499-5870||43.13||-72.45||43.1269943-72.4471686||41 Old Terrace||4 to 8PM||4 to 8PM||4 to 8PM||4 to 8PM||4 to 8PM||4 to 8PM||4 to 8PM|
|9,764||Dog trainer||Grateful Dog Training, Inc.||Manchester||VT||05254||5XR4+69 Manchester Center, Manch||https://gratefuldogvt.com||(802) 362-9122||43.19||-73.04||43.190571-73.044002||204B Manchester Valley Rd||5.0||31 reviews||Closed||Closed||Closed||Closed||Closed||Closed||Closed|
|9,826||Dog trainer||Data Driven Agility||Springfield||VT||05156||8G89+3G Springfield, Vermont||https://datadrivenagility.com||43.32||-72.48||43.315235-72.481148||257 Elm Hill St||5.0||1 review||Open 24 hours||Open 24 hours||Open 24 hours||Open 24 hours||Open 24 hours||Open 24 hours||Open 24 hours|
|9,914||Dog trainer||Petco Dog Training||Rutland||VT||05701||H2PH+HJ Rutland, Vermont||https://stores.petco.com||(802) 773-4070||43.59||-72.97||43.5864492-72.9709013||312 US-7 South||3.0||1 review||10AM to 6PM||10AM to 6PM||10AM to 6PM||10AM to 6PM||10AM to 6PM||10AM to 6PM||10AM to 6PM|
|9,921||Dog trainer||Wanderlust Canine Services||Rutland||VT||05701||J22G+9H Rutland, Vermont||https://wanderlustcanineservices.com||43.60||-72.97||43.6009222-72.9735126||1 Scale Ave||4.7||3 reviews|
|9,941||Dog trainer||Mountainside Mutts||Rutland||VT||05701||J3H3+49 Rutland, Vermont||(508) 761-1229||43.63||-72.95||43.6278453-72.9465532||654 US-4||5.0||1 review|
|9,943||Dog trainer||Canine Culture||Chittenden||VT||05701||J3H6+RC Chittenden, Vermont||43.63||-72.94||43.6296137-72.938917||93 Crossman Dr|
|9,966||4 Paws Academy Professional Dog Training||Rutland||VT||05701||MX8W+8Q Rutland, Vermont||https://thedogwizard.com||(802) 855-8025||43.67||-73.00||43.6658327-73.0029792||2631 N Grove St||3.7||3 reviews||7AM to 6PM||7AM to 6PM||7AM to 6PM||7AM to 6PM||7AM to 6PM||7AM to 6PM||7AM to 6PM|
|9,967||Dog trainer||The Dog Wizard Rutland||Rutland||VT||05701||MX8W+8Q Rutland, Vermont||https://thedogwizard.com||(802) 855-8025||43.67||-73.00||43.6658355-73.0029721||2631 N Grove St||4.6||11 reviews||9AM to 6PM||9AM to 6PM||9AM to 6PM||9AM to 6PM||9AM to 6PM||9AM to 6PM||9AM to 6PM|
|9,977||Dog trainer||Maven Dog Training||Pittsford||VT||05763||MXVX+QX Pittsford, Vermont||https://mavendogtraining.com||(802) 725-8183||43.69||-73.00||43.6943691-73.0002038||67 Gecha Ln||5.0||5 reviews||7AM to 6PM||7AM to 6PM||7AM to 6PM||7AM to 6PM||7AM to 6PM||7AM to 6PM||7AM to 6PM|
|9,989||Family counselor||Dog Training At Home||Norwich||VT||05055||PPQF+XV Norwich, Vermont||(802) 649-1030||43.74||-72.28||43.7399775-72.2752688||24 Bullock Rd|
|10,019||Dog trainer||Best Buddy K9 Training||Goshen||VT||05733||VWGM+M3 Goshen, Vermont||(802) 989-0463||43.88||-73.07||43.8767498-73.067258||261 Hideaway Trail|
|10,033||Dog trainer||Hand-In-Paw Training & Boarding||Cornwall||VT||05753||WQR2+RG Cornwall, Vermont||https://starvalegoldens.com||(802) 462-2992||43.94||-73.25||43.9421114-73.2487027||2463 VT-74||4.9||7 reviews|
|10,095||Dog trainer||Green Mountain Dog Camp||Roxbury||VT||05669||38RH+47 Roxbury, Vermont||https://greenmountaindogcamp.com||(802) 485-4585||44.09||-72.67||44.0903068-72.6718198||2545 Winch Hill Rd||5.0||6 reviews||9AM to 6PM||9AM to 6PM||9AM to 6PM||9AM to 6PM||9AM to 6PM||9AM to 6PM||9AM to 6PM|
|10,130||Dog trainer||Vermont Canine Adventures||New Haven||VT||05472||6R8P+72 New Haven, Vermont||(802) 373-8272||44.22||-73.16||44.215733-73.1649083||127 Nichols Rd||5.0||1 review||Closed||Closed||Closed||Closed||Closed||Closed||Closed|
|10,133||Dog trainer||Petco Dog Training||Barre||VT||05641||6FF3+H5 Barre, Vermont||https://stores.petco.com||(802) 476-1992||44.22||-72.55||44.2239036-72.5471216||168 Ames Dr||10AM to 6PM||10AM to 6PM||10AM to 6PM||10AM to 6PM||10AM to 6PM||10AM to 6PM||10AM to 6PM|
|10,138||Dog trainer||Dog School||Huntington||VT||05462||62WJ+6X Huntington, Vermont||44.25||-72.97||44.2455762-72.967591||394 Beane Rd||5.0||2 reviews|
|10,155||Dog trainer||playful pup dog training||East Montpelier||VT||05651||7GPW+XC East Montpelier, Vermont||https://playfulpupdogtraining.com||44.29||-72.45||44.2874808-72.4539779||Coburn Rd||5.0||2 reviews|
|10,160||Dog trainer||Green Mountain Muttz||Middlesex||VT||05602||78VC+F5 Middlesex, Vermont||(802) 229-4263||44.29||-72.68||44.2937383-72.6795238||48 Gallagher Rd||7:30PM to 12AM||7:30PM to 12AM||7:30PM to 12AM||7:30PM to 12AM||7:30PM to 12AM||7:30PM to 12AM||7:30PM to 12AM|
|10,166||Dog trainer||Florauna Lodge - Mobile Grooming, Dog Grooming||Charlotte||VT||05445||8Q44+66 Charlotte, Vermont||https://floraunalodge.com||44.31||-73.24||44.3055838-73.2444892||Ethan Allen Hwy||5.0||6 reviews|
|10,197||Dog trainer||Thin Blue Line K-9||Williston||VT||05495||CW7Q+RJ Williston, Vermont||https://thinbluelinek9.net||(802) 922-5376||44.41||-73.06||44.4146656-73.0608134||126 Yantz Hill Rd||5.0||17 reviews||8AM to 5PM||8AM to 5PM||8AM to 5PM||8AM to 5PM||8AM to 5PM||8AM to 5PM||8AM to 5PM|
|10,200||Dog trainer||Dog Traing program||Richmond||VT||05477||CXGP+WG Richmond, Vermont||https://business.site||(802) 310-7585||44.43||-73.01||44.4272813-73.013637||23 Lower Cir Ext||5:30 to 8PM||5:30 to 8PM||5:30 to 8PM||5:30 to 8PM||5:30 to 8PM||5:30 to 8PM||5:30 to 8PM|
|10,202||Dog trainer||Waggles LLC||Williston||VT||05495||CVWP+MP Williston, Vermont||https://wagglesvermont.com||(802) 879-5455||44.45||-73.11||44.446632-73.113152||75 Bishop Ave||5.0||6 reviews|
|10,206||Dog trainer||Show Me the Biscuit||Williston||VT||05495||FV3Q+PM Williston, Vermont||https://showmethebiscuit.com||(802) 879-3130||44.45||-73.11||44.4543292-73.110874||21 Zephyr Rd||5.0||3 reviews|
|10,214||Dog trainer||Petco Dog Training||Chain with pet food & supplies, such as toys, beds & apparel (many offer pet services & adoptions).||South Burlington||VT||05403||FRC6+8P South Burlington, Vermon||https://stores.petco.com||(802) 651-5228||44.47||-73.19||44.4708076-73.1882033||861 Williston Rd||4.0||523 reviews|
|10,216||Dog trainer||Fetch the Leash! Dog Behavior & Training||Burlington||VT||05401||FQJM+3R Burlington, Vermont||https://fetchtheleash.biz||44.48||-73.22||44.4802503-73.2154271||85-87 Pearl St||4.9||22 reviews|
|10,219||Dog trainer||Dogs Rock! Vermont||Essex Junction||VT||05452||FVQQ+95 Essex Junction, Essex, V||https://dogsrockvermont.com||(802) 288-0851||44.49||-73.11||44.4883361-73.1121398||36 Park St||4.7||36 reviews||Closed||Closed||Closed||Closed||Closed||Closed||Closed|
|10,221||Dog trainer||GunDog Kennels boarding and training||Lyndonville||VT||05851||F2VJ+5J Lyndonville, Lyndon, VT||https://gundogsvt.com||(802) 535-8999||44.49||-71.97||44.4929835-71.9684866||3436 Severance Hill Rd||5.0||6 reviews|
|10,227||Dog trainer||The Proper Puppy||Essex Junction||VT||05452||GV47+VQ Essex Junction, Essex, V||44.51||-73.14||44.5070835-73.1356133||26 Susie Wilson Rd|
|10,239||Dog trainer||VT Alpine Dog, Nancy Poitras||Colchester||VT||05446||GPWM+92 Colchester, Vermont||https://vtalpine.dog||(802) 734-7273||44.55||-73.27||44.5459269-73.2673965||1169 Porters Point Rd||4.8||4 reviews||9AM to 7:30PM||9AM to 7:30PM||9AM to 7:30PM||9AM to 7:30PM||9AM to 7:30PM||9AM to 7:30PM||9AM to 7:30PM|
|10,240||Dog trainer||CloverField K9||Colchester||VT||05446||GRXV+XC Colchester, Vermont||44.55||-73.16||44.5499303-73.1566017||144 Middle Rd|
|10,254||Dog trainer||Vermont Dog Boarding & Behavior||Hyde Park||VT||05655||J936+G9 Hyde Park, Vermont||https://vermontdogtrainer.com||(802) 851-8375||44.60||-72.64||44.6039675-72.6391444||52B Vfw Dr||4.5||21 reviews||7AM to 5:30PM||7AM to 5:30PM||7AM to 5:30PM||7AM to 5:30PM||7AM to 5:30PM||7AM to 5:30PM||7AM to 5:30PM|
|10,255||Dog trainer||Hot Diggity Dog Training||Hyde Park||VT||05655||J947+4V Hyde Park, Vermont||(802) 888-3343||44.61||-72.64||44.6052667-72.6353445||70 Crabapple Ln||5.0||5 reviews|
|10,257||Dog trainer||Smiles and Wags||Wolcott||VT||05680||JG9C+R6 Wolcott, Vermont||https://smilesandwagsvt.com||44.62||-72.48||44.6195969-72.4793773||1493 Baldwin Brook Rd||5.0||2 reviews|
|10,261||Dog trainer||The Dog Chapter||Sheffield||VT||05866||JRJH+PG Sheffield, Vermont||https://thedogchapter.com||(802) 279-2505||44.63||-72.17||44.631783-72.1712271||2908 Sheffield Square Rd||9AM to 4PM||9AM to 4PM||9AM to 4PM||9AM to 4PM||9AM to 4PM||9AM to 4PM||9AM to 4PM|
|10,272||Dog trainer||Vermont Dog Pack||Milton||VT||05468||MV62+5R Georgia, Vermont||https://vermontdogpack.com||44.66||-73.15||44.6604654-73.1479839||372 Lake Rd||5.0||22 reviews|
|10,273||Dog trainer||Tranquil Dogs Consulting||Milton||VT||05468||MR72+M4 South Hero, Vermont||(802) 893-4812||44.66||-73.20||44.6641649-73.199644||17 Happy Valley Rd||5.0||1 review||8AM to 5PM||8AM to 5PM||8AM to 5PM||8AM to 5PM||8AM to 5PM||8AM to 5PM||8AM to 5PM|
|10,278||Dog trainer||off the beaten trail||West Burke||VT||05871||M3H5+MW West Burke, Burke, VT||https://otbtvt.com||(802) 427-4477||44.68||-71.94||44.6791997-71.9401202||209 Marylyn Ln||5.0||19 reviews||8AM to 5:30PM||8AM to 5:30PM||8AM to 5:30PM||8AM to 5:30PM||8AM to 5:30PM||8AM to 5:30PM||8AM to 5:30PM|
|10,281||Dog trainer||Diligent Dogs||West Glover||VT||05875||MPVP+FP West Glover, Glover, VT||https://diligentdogs.com||(802) 227-7539||44.69||-72.26||44.693666-72.263238||868 Beach Hill Rd||5.0||23 reviews|
|10,320||Dog trainer||North Country Canine Services||Lowell||VT||05847||RH83+4C Lowell, Vermont||(518) 314-1935||44.82||-72.45||44.8152621-72.4464737||201 Pope Rd|
|10,325||Dog trainer||North Country Canine Services||Brownington||VT||05860||RWHJ+CQ Brownington, Vermont||https://northcountrycanineservices.com||(802) 754-1176||44.83||-72.07||44.8285987-72.068132||3246 Willoughby Lake Rd|
|10,413||Dog trainer||Canine Obedience by Claire Silver||Derby Line||VT||05830||XWHR+R7 Derby Line, Derby, VT||(802) 673-7138||44.98||-72.06||44.9796118-72.0592618||782 Whittier Rd||5.0||5 reviews||7AM to 5:30PM||7AM to 5:30PM||7AM to 5:30PM||7AM to 5:30PM||7AM to 5:30PM||7AM to 5:30PM||7AM to 5:30PM|
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What types of dog training are available in Vermont?
There are many different types of dog training available, and the best type of training for your dog will depend on their personality and needs. Some common types of dog training include obedience training, behavior modification, agility training, and puppy classes.
Obedience training is the foundation for all other types of training – it teaches your dog basic commands such as sit, stay, come, and down. Once your dog has a good understanding of basic obedience commands, you can begin to work on more advanced tricks and behaviors. There are beginner, intermediate, and advanced obedience classes available, so you can find a class that is the right level for your dog.
If your dog is exhibiting unwanted behaviors such as excessive barking, digging, chewing, or jumping, behavior modification training can help. This type of training focuses on teaching your dog alternative behaviors to replace the unwanted ones. Behavior modification takes time and there is rarely a one-size-fits-all solution, so it is important to find a trainer who is experienced in this type of training and can tailor a plan specifically for your dog.
Agility training is a fun and active way to bond with your dog while teaching them coordination, focus, and speed. Agility courses typically consist of a series of obstacles that your dog must navigate, such as tunnels, weave poles, A-frames, and jumps. This type of training is great for dogs who are active and enjoy learning new things. Agility training can also be fun for the dog owners too. Organizations like the AKC will offer Agility Trials where you can compete with other dog and handler teams.
Puppy classes are designed for puppies between the ages of 8 weeks and 6 months. These classes focus on socialization, which is crucial during a puppy’s development stage. Puppy classes give your puppy the opportunity to interact with other puppies and people in a safe and controlled environment. This socialization will help your puppy to grow into a well-rounded dog who is less likely to be fearful or aggressive.
Where can I find dog trainers in Vermont?
There are many dog trainers located throughout Vermont. To find a trainer near you, use the directory located above. If you are having trouble locating trainers in your area, try searching online or asking your local veterinarian for recommendations. You may also want to consider online dog training courses as an alternative to in-person training.
What are the benefits of dog training?
There are many benefits to dog training, for both you and your dog. Training can help to build a bond between you and your dog, and it can also help your dog to stay fit and healthy. Training can also help to reduce problem behaviors, and it can give you the tools you need to better understand your dog. Training can be a fun and rewarding experience for both you and your dog, so it is worth considering if you are looking for ways to improve your relationship with your pet.
What should I look for in a dog trainer?
When you are looking for a trainer, it is important to find someone who uses methods that you are comfortable with and that you think will work well for you and your dog. You should also make sure that the trainer is experienced and knowledgeable about the type of training you are interested in. If you are unsure about what type of training you need, you can ask your veterinarian or another pet professional for recommendations. Once you have found a trainer you are comfortable with, be sure to schedule an initial consultation to see if the trainer is a good fit for you and your dog.
What are common dog training methods?
Vermont dog trainers will use a variety of methods to train dogs, depending on the desired outcome of the training. Some common methods include positive reinforcement, clicker training, and operant conditioning. It is important to find a trainer who uses methods that you are comfortable with and that you think will work well for you and your dog. You should also make sure that the trainer is experienced and knowledgeable about the type of training you are interested in. If you are unsure about what type of training you need, you can ask your veterinarian or another pet professional for recommendations. Once you have found a trainer you are comfortable with, be sure to schedule an initial consultation to see if the trainer is a good fit for you and your dog.
How much does dog training in Vermont cost?
The cost of dog training will vary depending on the type of training you need, the trainer you use, and the length of the training program. Some trainers offer group classes, which can be a cheaper option than private lessons. You may also be able to find discounts or coupons for dog training classes or services. For example, some dog trainers offer discounts for dogs that were adopted through a good adoption source. When you are considering the cost of training, be sure to factor in the value of your time and the cost of any equipment you may need to purchase, such as a clicker or treats.
What are some tips for training my dog?
There are a few things to keep in mind when you are training your dog. First, be patient and consistent with your commands. Dogs learn best when they are given clear and consistent instructions. Second, use positive reinforcement to encourage good behavior. This can include treats, praise, or petting. Third, avoid using punishment as a way to train your dog. This can cause your dog to become fearful or anxious and can make training more difficult. Finally, be sure to end each training session on a positive note, so your dog associates training with something enjoyable.