We’ve been training dogs professionally since 2011. Our experience and positive, science-based approach allow us to help you and your dog achieve your goals.

Private Dog Training in Andover, MA.

Raising a new puppy, introducing a rescue dog into your home, or trouble shooting specific behavioral problems that you’re having with your dog? The idea of our program is to mark and reward your dog for making the right decisions, as opposed to correcting him for making the wrong decisions.

This allows us to maintain a healthier, more encouraging relationship with your dog while teaching him what we expect of him. The results will be a dog who is not only trained, but also loves to be trained!

With in-home training, BlueDog can help with a number of behavioral issues, as well as simply help with basic manners for your dog.

In-home private training begins with a consultation in which one of our dog trainers will come to your home, meet you and your dog and discuss what’s going on and what your goals are. From there, your trainer will help you come up with a plan that will get your dog on track to being the well mannered companion you’ve always wanted.

6-Week Program

$450

Most behavioral problems turn up due to underlying issues, a lack of structure, or simply because your dog doesn’t know what you want him to do. Our 6-Week Training Program helps you create a foundation of basic manners, and then troubleshoots the BIG problems.

This program is also perfect for puppies who need to learn basic obedience. The program includes 6 weekly hour-long sessions at your home, based on your schedule. We will work directly with you and your family to teach everyone how to train your dog.

Private 1-Hour Sessions

$85

Need to brush up on some basic obedience? Need some leash work? Preparing for a new puppy? Want to teach your dog how to adjust to a new baby? A one-hour session in your home, based on your schedule may be all you need. Call us to find out if an hourly session could be for you.

For areas outside Andover & North Andover please inquire about additional travel charges.

Initial Consultation

Not sure where to begin? Don’t worry about it! All training programs begin with a free phone consultation. The goal of the consultation is to help you determine if BlueDog is the best match for you and your dog.  Actual training will begin on your first session if you decide to move forward.

What do people have to say about BlueDog?

There really aren’t words for how much genuine care we received from Eric & Kimberly at BlueDog and how grateful we are for the excellent training. Our 4-year old dachshund had become increasingly …
The Gallacher Family
Our dog Sophie is a nine year old yellow lab who is our first child. We have a busy household of two young children and sometimes Sophie was getting denied her walks, so we found Blue Dog to help us o…
The DiGiorgio Family
Kim is a warm and wonderful person who really cares about the dogs she walks and their owners. She’s been walking my wonderful little mutt for about 2 years and I know how much Sasha loves her time wi…
Chris, Kristen, & Sasha
When we adopted our 3 year old lab Jake last year we hired Blue Dog to walk him while we were at work during the day. On one or two occasions I have been home when Meghan has arrived and Jake gets so …
Rhonda & Jake
[BlueDog is] getting more and more professional by the minute! I am so impressed. I love that you will have the BlueDog logs. Sometimes I feel bad that the girls have to write a whole long thing ab…
Tom, Maureen, & Brady
I have been a client of BlueDog for approximately two years and I think they are wonderful. All of the dog caretakers are warm and caring (Wilbur has a particular crush on Amy!) and I do believe my do…
Lorri & Wilbur
I am happy to send this testimonial for BlueDog knowing without hesitation that in the 3 years you’ve worked with our family, and I mean our whole family, humans and dogs alike, there has never once b…
Tom, Carrie, Zachary, John and Kelsey & Vinnie
BlueDog is so reliable and trustworthy! We have had Kim walk our dog for the past two years and she is so good with our Labrador. She taught her how to walk on the leash like a good girl and she gives…
Ellen, Brian, & Jane
BlueDog is a cut above other dog walking services. The staff are responsible, flexible and accommodating to my ever changing work schedule; more important, they truly care about my pup Bella and it sh…
Michelle & Bella
Thanks to BlueDog, Riley and I completed a complete loop around the complex with her at my heels with a loose leash and no physical corrections! She braved the wind and stayed focused on me even with …
Alysha