Charlotte Certified Dog Trainers

Another crucial factor is education. Your dog wants to please you, but until you he’s been trained, he does not know how. We won’t just train your pet; we’ll give you an understanding of his nature and behavior so you can understand the why as well as the how of each technique.

Jason & Red
Dog Trainer

I can’t wait to help you parent the paw-fect pup! Dogs don’t sit, stay, or heel instinctively but through practiced training and focused guidance. I’m here to help you and your dog establish good habits and an unbreakable bond. Together we will select the training method that works best for your lifestyle and your pup’s personality.

Chris & Leyna
Dog Trainer

I want you to get as much joy out of your fur family as I do! I take pride in providing pet parents with individualized attention and professional instruction rooted in the science of animal behavior. My goal is to help you better understand your dog so he or she can be not only a lifelong companion, but a true best friend.

Skylar & Delta
Dog Trainer

Michael & Lucy
Training Assistant

Happy Clients

Chris, Sky, and Jason were awesome! My 2 yr old GWP did a two week board and train program and the results are amazing!... Highly recommendread more
Barbara Platenberg
Barbara Platenberg
Sky was amazing! We have a young Aussie and he was restricted in terms of space he could run the first few months. We... moved to a home and also had a baby on the way and knew we needed to get him trained. Sky was able to completely turn him into a fun loving well behaved dog. He now comes with us everywhere and is extremely disciplined. Thank you Sky and Canine Scholars, it was well worth the money!read more
Kevin Walsh Jr
Kevin Walsh Jr
We have 3.5yr old mutt that had very LOW self-confidence, super skiddish, and didnt like to walk. We thought we were... too late since he isnt a puppy anymore,...read more
Jason with Canine Scholars is incredibly impressive. We cannot thank Jason enough for training our 7 month old golden... Sully for 2 weeks. He helped transform Sully into a good listener, obedient on the leash, and really worked on his recall skills. We cannot say enough wonderful things about Jason and it is definitely worth every dime. Canine Scholars is the way to go as far as dog training!!read more
Katie Roche
Katie Roche
Maddie
Maddie
We sent our 10 month old GSP to stay with Chris for a 2 week board and train. Worth every penny! Our dog now walks... without pulling, listens and follows through with commands even from our 3 year old, and we can actually enjoy him without having to constantly correct his misbehaviors. Can't recommend Canine Scholars and Chris enough!read more
Kariann Ellis
Kariann Ellis
Met with Jason today for initial meeting. He was excellent and we are looking forward to him training Sasha and... US!!

Thank you so much Jason!!
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Jason and team were incredible with our 8 month German Shepherd. Team was always available to answer questions and very... flexible with timing and sessions. Our pup is the talk of the neighborhood for how well behaved and trained she is. If you are thinking about calling Jason and team don’t hesitate.read more
Juan Gonzalez
Juan Gonzalez
We are so grateful for the amazing trainers at Canine Scholars! Our GSP pup is a completely different dog. We are able... to enjoy spending more time with her and having her more involved with the rest of the family. The trainers are responsive, professional, timely, and knowledgeable. We would definitely recommend them to all of our friends and family!read more
Katrina George
Katrina George
Canine scholars is professional and effective. We had a young stray we took in, that was very difficult to walk with... our older dog and had no attention span. Jason knew immediately what he needed and it’s so much more enjoyable to walk Dale without him pulling and going crazy! Thanks Jason for your knowledge and reasonable request of a dog owner to help everyone have less anxiety and better walks!read more
Mary Scott
Mary Scott
I can't believe the shift in my dogs behavior. Jason took a dog with some aggression issues and completely redirected... his behavior for the benefit of me...read more
Working with Jason on puppy training for our lab has been fantastic! Jason is extremely knowledgeable, professional,... and results-driven. Our pup is good at basic obedience and leash walking. Jason has also helped us manage jumping, barking, car behavior, and sitting still for grooming. Excited to keep working with him as our dog grows. Well-worth the investment!read more
Aleksandra Petkova
Aleksandra Petkova

Charlotte Dog Training Services

Whether you need help house training a new puppy, modifying the behavior of a misbehaving pet or coaching your pet towards specialized AKC trick dog or therapy dog certification, we’re here for you!

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We’re Charlotte’s leading dog trainers, offering more than a dozen nationally and internationally recognized training programs. We offer group and individual classes, home visits and even boarding services when your furry friend can’t travel with you.

Frequently Asked Questions

We would love to schedule a FREE in-home evaluation with you and your dog. We can discuss your goals and issues. At this time you can ask us all sorts of questions about our training methodspricing and results.

Why choose Canine Scholars of Charlotte NC?

It’s simple, let us show you how our dogs compare. Sure, you don’t need your dog to throw trash out or do a handstand, but you’re hiring a professional…shouldn’t their dog blow your mind? And really, don’t you deserve the best trainers – with the best training?

I want you to come out and look at my dog…How much will you charge?

Nada, Nothing, Zilch. Who doesn’t like showing off their work? We would love to come out and show you our dogs, so you can see the quality of our training program with your own eyes. At this time we will evaluate your dog and go over your goals. If you are looking for pricing on our programs, that can be found here: https://www.caninescholars.com/charlotte-nc/training-cost/

Do you own a dog?

I’m a dog trainer, of course I own a dog! A dog trainer without a dog is like a handyman without any tools…

I don’t need my dog to be off leash, why should I care?

Getting your dog to the next level is our highest priority. When we leave, Canine Scholars wants you to feel confident that, regardless of the situation, your dog will respond even if his best buddy in the neighborhood just stopped over to see if he could play.

When is training and how long?

Training appointments are scheduled at your convenience. Typically sessions last approximately 1hr and are on a weekly basis. After the first session you will be amazed at the results!

I don’t really need all those tricks!

Our dogs perform lots of fun tasks, maybe you don’t need all of it, but as a company we want our dogs to be the best they can possibly be…that leads to the best trainers in the Charlotte NC area.

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