Quality Dog Training From a Certified Professional

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Does your dog  jump all over your guests?
Does your dog ignore you when you call him?
Do you dream of having a well mannered dog who is the envy of the neighborhood?

We want to help! Tell us all about your dog, and we will get you started on the path to a perfectly mannered pet.

Kentucky Dog Training LLC is proud to offer services to Lexington, Louisville, central Kentucky, and the surrounding area. We have a program for every lifestyle, ranging from group classes to extensive boarding school programs. Behavior modification programs are available to those with aggressive dogs or those struggling with other behavior issues. Fear, separation anxiety, and reactivity are increasingly common in the dogs we see in society, but it doesn’t have to be that way. The right training structure can bring these dogs out of their shell, and make life more enjoyable for both you and your dog.

About The Trainer

Sam Adams has been working with dogs for over a decade. She started off in the sport of agility with her rescue dog, Zoe, and quickly became hooked on dog sports and behavior work. After years spent competing in various dog sports, Sam decided to make her passion a career. She has interned with leading protection sport trainer Todd Dunlap, and spent three years doing board and trains with The Doghouse LLC and Carrie Silva in Florida.

Sam is a world team member in the sport of IGP, and is one of just 6 handlers to qualify to represent the United States this year at the Belgian Shepherd world championships.

Other qualifications include:

-AKC CGC Evaluator

-UKC SPOT Evaluator

-IACP Dog Trainer Foundation Certified

Sam continues to expand her resume by attending seminars and conferences with leading dog trainers from around the world. She also competes with her personal dogs in several different dog sports. She also worked as a vet assistant before becoming a professional trainer, which adds to her ability to care for your beloved dog.

These experiences with hundreds and hundreds of dogs give Sam a unique perspective on training. If you get your dog trained with her, you can expect a customized training program built to suit you and your dog.

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We offer dog training services to central Kentucky and southern Ohio and Indiana.

In home dog training services are limited in the greater Louisville, KY area, as well as in Cincinnati, Dayton, northern Kentucky, and Indiana. We do offer pick up and drop off services for those living in Louisville and the surrounding area.

Our Dog Training Services

We offer a variety of services to match any goals and any budgets. Our most popular programs are our board and train programs. Dogs in our boarding school will get several daily sessions with a professional trainer. They also receive lots of social interactions with other dogs and field trips to train in places like local parks. All of our board and train programs include several transition lessons to ensure that everything that your dog learns transfers back to you.

We also offer private lesson programs for those who want to be more involved in the day to day training of their dog or puppy. These programs vary in length depending on your dog’s age, behavior issues, and what your training goals are. We offer both in-facility and in-home options for our Lexington clients, and may recommend a specific option based on the issues that your dog is having. For example, a dog who us pulling badly on leash can fit into either model, but a dog who is aggressive to house guests would be better suited to in-home lessons.

Group classes are another option for the do it yourself type person, and have the benefit of having plenty of other dogs to work around as a distraction. Our group classes are available in several different tiers. They start with the basics, either in our S.T.A.R Puppy class or in our Basic Obedience class. Dogs then graduate to more advanced classes, such as the Canine Good Citizen class, therapy dog classes, sports classes, and proofing classes.