Dog Training Illinois

For those of you living in Illinois and looking for professional training for your German Shepherd, we’ve put together a list of professional dog trainers in your state.

This list is by no means comprehensive, but it will definitely give you a good place to start as you look for a good trainer for you and your dog. And don’t miss our article from certified trainer Kevin Duggan on what to look for in a dog trainer.


[If you are a dog trainer or operate a training facility in the state of Illinois and would like to have your business added to this list, please don’t hesitate to contact us.]

Trainer / Training FacilityDescription
Shalay Train/Board Kennels 7667 South Main Street
Rockford IL 61102
Phone: 815-962-8500
Owned and Operated by Dick and Marcella McKenney. Training since 1949 and specializing in temperament problems
Dog Obedience Group 1943 W. Estes Ave.
Chicago IL 60626-2319
Phone: 773-973-2934
D.O.G (Dog Obedience Group) has classes in Chicago and the near suburbs specializing in Puppy Classes Dog Obedience Pet Manners Clicker Training Tricks and Games and Private Training
First Place Dog Training 2519 North Riverside Drive
McHenry IL 60051
Phone: (815) 385-3350
First Place Dog Training has been serving the McHenry County area with quality service for over 16 years. We are a premiere dog training and dog boarding facility in Illinois
Family Dog Center of Illinois 6200 Berkshire Drive
Crystal Lake IL 60014
Phone: 815- 893-7933
Our goal is for you to have a warm loving friendly and well-behaved family pet - not a dog brutalized into submission
Mr K9 Dog Training 16440 South State Street
South Holland IL 60473
Phone: 708-799-0999 is home to the one and only FREE Pitbull Training Program! This is a program we offer FREE OF CHARGE for all untrained American “Pit Bull” Terriers thus eliminating the inability to afford training as a reason for not training
Alpha Dog Training Center 2630 Spring Lake Road
Quincy IL 62305
Phone: (217) 223-5984
At Alpha Dog Training Center your canine family member is our top priority. Alpha Dog opened was opened for business in 1998 by professional trainer/owner and operator Elizabeth Boyer
Tucker Pup's Dog Activity Center 219 N Carpenter Street Chicago IL 60607
Phone: 312-829-8787
Tucker Pup's is Chicago's leading provider of dog daycare overnight boarding grooming training and retail items
A Closer Bond 842 W. Northwest Hwy.
Palatine IL 60067
Phone: (847) 358-7312
At A Closer Bond - Palatine Dog Training seeing a dog and owner truly understand each other makes us happy. Our goal since we began in 1988 has been to offer all dogs of all breeds and ages along with all owners no matter what age quality professional training and educational programs that enhance and develop a more rewarding relationship with their pet
German Shepherd Dog Training 4925 County Farm Road Hanover Park IL 60133
Phone: (630) 830-6226
We offer a wide range of dog training instruction in agility conformation obedience and tracking. Our annual events calendar offers opportunities to demonstrate skill attained in agility obedience and tracking
Carlson Dog Training 388 E Lamm Rd‎
Freeport IL 61032
Phone: (815) 235-1500
We train using positive reinforcement - no prong collars no choke chains - because we want the dog to trust you not fear you