Does your four-legged friend need some training? Whatever the age of your beloved pup, an experienced and effective dog trainer can ensure you and your dog’s relationship is healthy and happy.
In this article, we’ve got three fantastic dog trainers in Canberra to recommend. We’ve done our research and these organisations offer some of the best obedience and training classes in the region. Some provide sports and agility training, too, which is a great fit for some dogs.
Are you ready? Let’s get right to it.
What makes a great dog trainer in Canberra?
Not sure what you’re looking for in a Canberra-based dog trainer? We can help. We suggest working with trainers that possess the following qualities:
- Experienced. The best dog trainers in Canberra have tons of experience. They’ve seen all the behavioural problems before and can help you train even the most stubborn of pups.
- Effective. What’s the use of a dog trainer if they can’t yield real results? Look for a trainer with a proven track record of success.
- Comprehensive training knowledge.Got a specific issue you’d like sorted out? The best in the dog training industry will be able to help.
- Passion. A good dog trainer is a true dog lover. They are passionate about helping your pets live their best life.
- Well priced. Don’t overpay for dog training that doesn’t work. Look for a trainer or obedience class that charges a fair price.
What else would you add to this list?
The top dog trainers in Canberra according to you
RiotACT’s editorial team has combed through 19 years of on-site comments to compile a list of the most recommended businesses according to you.
To be listed in our Best of Canberra series, each business needs to have consistently received positive feedback on RiotACT and maintain a minimum average of 4/5 stars on both Google and Facebook reviews.
After conducting some local research and reading testimonials and reviews, we’ve come up with this list of the top dog trainers in Canberra.
The ACT Companion Dog Club champions positive training methods that can reshape your dog’s behaviour in a healthy and supportive way. Suitable for pooches young and old, their training and sports classes will transform a mischievous dog into the perfect four-legged companion.
Since 1975, the Belconnen Dog Obedience Club (BDOC) has helped pet owners and their dogs develop happy and healthy behaviours. They also provide top-quality sports, agility, and obedience training.
Paws2Play offers a safe and supportive environment for your puppy or adult dog to develop fantastic everyday behaviours. Classes are run by fully-qualified, experienced professionals. They cater for every age level and ability and know exactly how to overcome the most difficult behavioural issues.
Paws2Play also offers a dog day-care service if that’s something you are considering.
Who did you pick?
Thanks to our commenters who have provided insightful feedback, if you believe we have got it wrong, please let us know.
Have you ever hired a dog trainer or attended obedience classes in the Canberra region? We’d love to know how it went. Share your experience – good or bad – in the comments section below.