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*Every Dog Behavior and Training

General Austin Area (or virtual)

Private training and classes, from puppy/manners to aggression to agility. Financial assistance available, Spanish services too!

Austin Dog Zone

Central and North Austin

Private training, day training and outings/field trips.

Bond Dog Training

Central and South Austin

Private training with a focus on high level behavior consulting (eg aggression, anxiety) and separation anxiety

Dog Joy


Lots of group classes and daycare

Enlightened Hounds

Austin Area

Board and train, privates, and group classes.

Heckin Good Dog Training

Austin area

Private training and enrichment

Koinonia Training

North Austin , Round Rock, Cedar Park

Private training with lots of support for puppies and manners

Paz- Veterinary Behavior

West Austin

Dr. Krista Sirois is a veterinary behaviorist we work with closely. She sees both dog and cat clients!

South Austin Dog Center

South Austin facility

Multi-week day training programs at their facility, great for behavior cases.

Sweetie Pie Pup Training

Austin Area

Manners training and dog sitting

The Dog Ranch at Liberty Hill

North Austin Liberty Hill

Private lessons, day training, board and train

Train Your Dog


Private and day training, great for manners, tricks, or fear! Some sliding scale options.

1UP Dog Training

North (Round Rock, Cedar Park, GTown)

Group classes, day training

Austin Puppy

Austin Area

Private training and classes

Both Ends of the Leash

Southwest Austin

Private training and behavior

Dog Possible

General Austin Area

Mostly private training with some classes. Great for high level behavior cases (eg resource guarding, aggression) and reactivity.

Fetch Worthy

Austin Area

Private training on a range of behaviors.

Just Love the Dog

Austin Area

Private Training

Level Up Pup

South and Wimberley

Private manners training

Positive Canine Company

Austin Area

Private Training

Steph's Dog House

South Austin

Private training and boarding

The Canine Center

Southwest Austin facility

A range of classes and private training

The Social Pup

North Austin

Groups and private training

A Refined Canine


Private/day training, board and train

Barks and Rec

Austin Area

Manners training and dog walking/sitting

Conscious Dog Training

Central and North Austin

Private training focusing on higher level behavior cases, limited availability

Doggy Day Out


Classes and dog sports

Hearts and Paws


Tons of classes including nosework and more

Kim the Dog Trainer

South Austin

Now specializing in separation anxiety, usually treated virtually.

Pawsitive Dimensions

Virtual only

Great for virtual behavior consulting with dogs and for cats!

See Spot Behave

North Austin

Private training and behavior

Sweet Potato Dog Training

Austin Area

Private training

The Classical Canine

South Austin

Private training and board and train

Train My Dogs Austin

Central and South Austin

Private training and boarding/daycare through the affiliated Onion Creek Kennels.

Austin Area Dog Trainer List



Check out some of the awesome training organizations in Austin!


If someone's on this list, it's because (to the best of our knowledge), they:

  • They use modern, science-based methods

  • They train ethically using positive reinforcement and reward-based methods (and don't use tools like shock or prong collars)

  • They hold and pursue appropriate certifications for their work

  • They are currently accepting clients

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