25 Minnesota Dog Trainers

Dog training is a process used to teach new skills and behaviors to a Dog, regardless of age. Whether you are intentionally teaching your Dog, they are always learning and they will invent their own rules if you don't set them. A good Minnesota Dog trainer can help set the appropriate boundaries and shape a healthy relationship between you and your beloved Dog.

There are numerous Dog training methods including basic obedience training to specialized training areas including law enforcement, search and rescue, hunting, working with livestock, and protection or guarding. Training may involve teaching a Dog to actively respond to commands or it may involve helping the Dog to better cope with stressful environments.

Dog Behavior Training MN | Dog Whisperer of MN
612-978-2231
Minnetonka, Minnesota
Jake Evans
612-741-3760
Carver, Minnesota
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Dog Behavior Training MN | Dog Whisperer of MN
Dog Behavior Training MN | Dog Whisperer of MN
(2 Ratings)
Minnetonka, MN / 612-978-2231

The Dog Whisperer of MN utilizes social nature and breaking down issues to an understandable conversation; hence dog whispering or dog psychology. What is Dog Whispering? “Dog Whispering”is the branch of... Read More

Jake Evans
Jake Evans
(0 Ratings)
Carver, MN / 612-741-3760

I have been training and competition hunting dogs for the last 8 years. I specialize in training you to be able to train your pet to become a important well behaved member of your family. I also do problem solv... Read More

Lisa Rydell
Lisa Rydell
(0 Ratings)
Excelsior, MN / 952-474-1956

West End Paws offers in-home pet sitting and dog walking. I also offer in home dog training by working with the dog and also teaching the client how to train his or her dog. We work on basic obedience and probl... Read More

Amie Lindenfelser
Amie Lindenfelser
(0 Ratings)
Minneapolis, MN / 651-235-2870

I am a dog lover first, and a dog trainer second. I know from first-hand experience the difference dog training makes in the relationship between dog and owner. Without professional training it can sometimes be... Read More

Shawn M. Brown
Shawn M. Brown
(0 Ratings)
Minneapolis, MN

I am interested in teaching you how to train your dog using positive motivational techniques (this doesn't mean s/he won't know the word 'no'!) to become a well behaved and welcomed member of your family - some... Read More

Amee Gullickson
Amee Gullickson
(0 Ratings)
Minneapolis, MN / 763-473-1145

After graduation from the ABC program, I worked as a trainer for Petco for almost 2 years. Now, I will be conducting Basic Obedience Group classes starting in Winter/Spring 2005 through the Wayzata School Distr... Read More

Lisa Fabish
Lisa Fabish
(0 Ratings)
Embarrass, MN / 218-984-3330

Black Wolf Kennels, LLC I currently own and operate Black Wolf Kennels, LLC which is a boarding and training facility for dogs. I offer inboard training and behavioral counseling. I also train as an Ind... Read More

Mj Mueller
Mj Mueller
(0 Ratings)
Minneapolis, MN / 612-724-3055

I have been a dog lover all my life and have trained several dogs over the years. I decided to make it formal and entered ABC's training program and am a recent grad. I use positive reinforcement and intera... Read More

Melissa Madsen
Melissa Madsen
(0 Ratings)
Minneapolis, MN

ABC Grad and owner of my own business. M&M pet services which helps people in the Twin Cities with things like dog walking, pet sitting and training. I do only one on one training right now. Also pet first aid/... Read More

Krista Bjork
Krista Bjork
(0 Ratings)
Fergus Falls, MN / 218-731-2614

I am a Vet Tech student and also working at a Dog/Cat boarding/grooming kennel. I don't do much training anymore but from time to time I will help owners with minor behavior problems. I also give training t... Read More

Heather Hime
Heather Hime
(0 Ratings)
Minneapolis, MN / 612-388-9656

Lucky Paws Dog & Puppy TrainingLucky Paws offers many different training options including day training, in home private training, the puppy program, and group obedience classes.Lucky Paws uses ... Read More

Heather Hime (Petco)
Heather Hime (Petco)
(0 Ratings)
Minneapolis, MN / 763-502-1024

Petco TrainerAt Petco we offer several different classes including Puppy Class, Basic Class, Tricks Class, as well as a Canine Good Citizen Class. Petco is a great place for your dog to l... Read More

Jodee Kulp
Jodee Kulp
(0 Ratings)
Minneapolis, MN / 763-531-9548

Knarlwoods Pawsitive dog training for puppies, adolescent and older dogs. Families welcome. Group and private classes. Workshops on normal dog behaviors - chewing, digging, nipping, jumping, barking - w... Read More

Tara Post
Tara Post
(0 Ratings)
Saint Paul, MN / 952-239-5228

I do a lot of foster work and training for unwanted/troubled dogs. I currently train for Schindler Dog Training and South Hyland Pet Hospital. I train using positive reinforcement and my focus is on hunting dog... Read More

Kim Borgan
Kim Borgan
(0 Ratings)
Saint Paul, MN / 612-309-2360

Endless Pawsabilities, LLC I offer basic obedience training, behavior consulting, pet sitting & dog walking. Working 25 hours a week with shelter animals has taught me how many animals n... Read More

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Minnesota Dog Training Prices

The cost to train a Dog in your area of Minnesota can vary based on factors like the type of training, location, the type of Dog, and age. Private lessons are typically priced per session with group lessons priced differently. Below are some typical costs that you can use a rough guide:

  • Group classes can range from $50 to $100 for multi-week sessions
  • Private classes can range from $50 to $100 per session
  • Boarding schools can range from $1,000 to $3,000 for multi-week sessions

Group Training Tips

If you're considering group training for your Dog ask the potential trainer the following questions:

  • How many Dogs per class?
  • Are Puppies and older Dogs in separate classes?
  • Are there different levels based on experience?
  • What training methods do you use?
  • Is proof of vaccination required?
  • Does the trainer give praise frequently?
  • Are commands given in friendly tones?
  • Are owners allowed to observe during the training sessions?