Eugene Dog Training

Eugene,    Springfield,    Creswell,    Cottage Grove,    Oakridge

Eugene Oregon Private Dog Training

Eugene dog trainers specializing in all ages, breeds and behaviors with positive reinforcement private in-home customized dog training.

Why Choose Smart Dog Pet Training LLC?

Specializing in all ages and breeds, your trainer will put together a specialized training plan based on your dog’s specific training needs that fits your schedule anytime during the day, evening or weekends.

Our skilled dog trainers offer customized, exclusive in-home dog training with dedicated to attention to you and your dog in the comfort of your home.

Your training is designed to be fun, educational and affordable for anyone needing dedicated attention in the comfort of your home without having to transport your puppy or dog to training, eliminating unwanted distractions, and designed to fit your schedule.

Exclusive In-Home Private Dog Training in Eugene Oregon

  • Customized Puppy Training
  • “Smart Start” Obedience Dog Training for All ages and Breeds
  • Counter-Conditioning Positive Reinforcement Aggressive Behavior Training
  • AKC CGC (Canine Good Citizen) and S.T.A.R Puppy Programs
Eugene Dog Trainer

Shellie L.

I began learning everything I could about dog training because as a kid I saw our family dog forced to live outside with no indoor privileges because he wasn’t housetrained. I couldn’t walk him because he would always slip out of his harness. I love dogs and I wanted to ensure that all dogs I ever had as an adult would always be welcome indoors, on walks, on vacation, etc. I wanted a member of the family. And so, I learned, became certified through APDT’s program (though now they only certify trainers in the veterinary field), and taught group classes and private lessons. My dog lived in the house with me, and accompanied me to all group classes as my demo dog. I was in heaven!

Then I was in a vehicle accident, and I was in recovery for a very long time. My very well-trained dog became my service dog as I re-learned how to walk and navigate the world. My learning of dogs, dog training, and respect for dogs as allies, grew and grew.

Eventually I healed enough to go back to school and get my Bachelor of Social Work degree and spent several years working in K-12 education until I finally came full circle and again just want to work helping people and dogs to be able to get the most enjoyment of their time together.

I will be taking my CPDT-KA certification on March 25, 2023, so that I will again be certified, and I am also taking the Karen Pryor Academy Professional Dog Trainers course beginning this May in order to continue my education.

Through all of that, I will continue working to show dogs and their people that training is fun! When you put your ego away and focus on understanding each other, everything falls into place and a world of shared wonderful experiences opens up for both of you.

What People Are Saying

We highly recommend Smart Dog Pet Training! We wanted to start our new Mini Australian Shepherd puppy off on the right paw. 😉 Working with Smart Dog Pet Training was amazing, and helped us work through some of the new puppy behaviors with gentle, positive reinforcement. If I ever had a question, it was answered immediately and they always went above and beyond in everything they did. Thank you!

Annie M.

Smart Dog Pet Training was absolutely outstanding, They have a way with animals and loves what they do and it shows. They came to help us with our Belgian Malinois/German Shepherd puppy. Truly did wonders for us and the pup. Would highly recommend Smart Dog Pet Training for any of your k9 training needs, Stellar!!!

Fred A.

Learn How to Effectively Communicate with Your Puppy or Adult Dog

Knowing how to properly understand and communicate with your puppy or adult dog should be the foundation of any training.

Once you begin to understand how to communicate with your dog, teaching your dog becomes fun, educational and far more successful.

Our Eugene dog trainers have extensive experience working with all dog breeds and ages with behavioral challenges such as:

  • Barking and lunging at other dogs or people
  • Shy and fearful dogs who may show signs of aggression
  • Resource Guarding of food and toys

Are You Frustrated with A New Puppy? We Can Help!

We train puppies beginning at 12-weeks teaching all the basics from an experienced and certified Eugene dog trainer.

  • Potty Training
  • Crate Training
  • Nipping/Biting
  • Chewing
  • Listening
  • “Sit-Stay-Down-Place-Wait-Greetings


Let’s Train Your Dog Together

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