6 Montana 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 Montana 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.

Amanda Bestor
406-369-1482
Corvallis, Montana
Deborah Buchholz
406-270-5382
Kalispell, Montana
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Amanda Bestor
Amanda Bestor
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Corvallis, MT / 406-369-1482

I provide services including puppy training, basic dog obedience, troubleshooting in the home, and dog socialization in a group class setting. I am also available for private lesson set up. Read More

Deborah Buchholz
Deborah Buchholz
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Kalispell, MT / 406-270-5382

Anything's "Paws"ableMy background includes showing dogs both in the conformation and the obedience ring; I have some rally and agility experience as well. I will be able to offer the AKC... Read More

Camilla Mccullough
Camilla Mccullough
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Billings, MT / 406-679-3826

Please contact for more information. Read More

Karen A Roberts
Karen A Roberts
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Big Arm, MT / 406-849-5595

My name is Karen Roberts and I am a graduate of Animal Behavior College where I earned my certification as an ABC Certified Dog Trainer. My goal is to use my training to help others with training their dogs in ... Read More

Liz Day
Liz Day
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Big Timber, MT / 406-241-2709

DOGeDAY tailors to your dog training and grooming needs. I teach Puppy, Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced, Click-A-Trick and Private classes. I graduated from the Animal Behavior College in 2006. I am also a A... Read More

Shane Boles
Shane Boles
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Great Falls, MT / 406-564-5413

Hello, My name is Shane Boles. I am a new graduate from animal behavior college. I am a certified dog trainer and also taking classes for feline traning and shelter dog training. Read More


Montana Dog Training Prices

The cost to train a Dog in your area of Montana 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?