Struggling with problem behaviors such as excessive barking, pulling on the leash, potty training, or selective listening? We can help!
Having a dog who comes when called isn't only nice- it's necessary! We make sure dogs really understand obedience commands and work until they can perform them reliably.
Have a dog who likes to run and jump? Agility might be the perfect thing to channel all that energy into a fun sport!
Barn Hunt is a great sport for all ages and breeds of dogs. It gives dogs an outlet to sniff and search while building teamwork with their humans.
Rally is a fun sport that allows dog and handlers to build their obedience skills and compete to earn titles and placements.
Therapy dog bring joy to others by going into hospitals, schools, and nursing homes. We can help with the skills needed to be a successful therapy team.
At Bluegrass Dog Training, we believe that training should be a positive experience for both the dog and their families. We approach training with science based, positive methods and work with each dog as an individual to reach each family's goals.
We have been serving the dogs and families of the Lexington area for over 9 years. Head trainer Arwen Price has worked with countless families to raise happy, obedient puppies and has helped many dog and handler teams excel in performance sport competitions. Behaviorist Kristina Pattison, phD has studied dog behavior for over 25 years and has helped many families address behavioral problems with their dogs.
Additionally, we specialize in dog sports such as rally, barn hunt, conformation, and agility. Arwen and Kristina both compete with their personal dogs in these sports, so they understand what it takes to reach the top levels of competition. All our instructors love to help students achieve their goals, whether that is just having fun, giving an active pet a engaging job, earning titles, or competing regularly at a local or national level.
Group classes are a great way to learn more and practice skills in a group setting. We offer a wide variety of group classes from beginners and puppies just starting training to experienced teams working on skills needed to compete in agility, barn hunt, rally or obedience. All group classes cost $199 and last for 6 weeks. Spots often fill well before the start date, so reserve a spot for your dog or puppy today!
Private lessons are available for dog and handlers looking to achieve specific goals. We have two trainers available for private lessons depending on your dog's specific needs. Arwen Price is available to address basic pet obedience training, potty training, leash walking, and competition sport goals. Kristina Pattison, phD is available to help dogs with specific behavior problems such as aggression, reactivity, separation anxiety. We recommend starting out with an initial consultation appointment to determine the best fit for your dog's needs.
Not sure which class or program would be best for your dog? We would be happy to discuss class options and help you decide what the best fit would be for your pup! Call our office at 859-285-5051 or send us a message here and we will get back to you as soon as we can.