Behavior Training

Trainer List

The following trainers and facilities use reward based training techniques.  Reward based training is the recommended method of training by the American Society of Veterinary Behaviorists (AVSAB).

 

Facilities/Group Classes:

 

Posidog Canine Learning Center

3700 Parkway Lane

Suites A&B

Hilliard, OH 43026

614-859-5238

train@posidog.com

www.posidog.org

 

Posidog Canine Learning Center offers classes in:

  • Leash Reactivity
  • Puppy Socialization
  • Manners/Obedience
  • Scent work
  • Agility
  • Confidence Building
  • Canine Good Citizen Prep
  • Rally Obedience
  • Private Lessons

 

Adventure Unleashed

6475 East Main St #117

Reynoldsburg, OH 43068

614-398-2267

adventureunleashed@gmail.com

www.adventureunleashed.org

Adventure Unleashed offers classes in:

  • Puppy Socialization
  • Manners/Obedience
  • Scent Work
  • Flyball
  • Private Classes
  • In-Home Training

 

Anything Goes….For Dogs!

845 E 5th St.

Marysville, OH

937-349-2234

Kym@anythinggoesfordogs.com

Anything Goes for Dogs offers classes in:

  • Puppy Socialization
  • Manners/Obedience
  • Rally Obedience
  • Flyball
  • In-Home Training


In Home Trainers

 

Kristen VanNess, KPA CTP

A Frame of Mind Dog Training

Granville and Columbus Ohio

740-644-0049

afmdog@gmail.com

www.afmdog.com

 

Valerie Hagley, KPA CTP

Pataskala, OH

614-595-6147

valeriehagley@gmail.com

 

Lori Hensley, CPDT-KA

Positively Canine LLC

Columbus, OH

614-270-0610

positivelycanine@gmail.com

Julie Fudge Smith, CPDT-KA

A Positive Connection

Granville, OH

740-587-0429

Julie@apositiveconnection.com

www.apositiveconnection.com

 

Rachel Green, CPDT-KA Woof Woof!   

Columbus, OH Rachel@WoofWoofTraining.com

 

 

 

 

The following trainer listed below is a veterinarian that specializes in behavior.  She is able to write prescriptions, conduct blood tests, and do physical exams that may lead to findings associated with your dog’s behavior.  For severe problems including, but not limited to, anxiety or aggression, this physician may be the more appropriate option.

  • Dr. Meghan Heron – OSU Behavior Medicine -614-292-3551

 

Questions to ask a potential trainer:

 

  • What are your qualifications?  Certifications?
  • DO you use positive reinforcement techniques?
  • What do I need to buy to be prepared for my session?
  • What are your prices?  What is included in the price?
  • Can you help with my particular problem?
  • What will I need to do at home?

 

 

This list of local trainers has been created solely as a reference for our adopters, and does not in any way represent a full listing of highly qualified trainers in the Central Ohio area. CHA does not recommend or endorse any one trainer over another, and encourages adopters to find a trainer with whom they feel comfortable to provide care for their pet.