Dog Training Montana

For those of you living in Montana 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 Montana and would like to have your business added to this list, please don’t hesitate to contact us.]

Trainer / Training FacilityDescription
Save Dog
137 Central Ave
Whitefish MT 59937
Phone: (406) 249-3143
SaveDog LLC is an independent underground fence installer operating in the Flathead Valley since 2000. Randy Bruckner Owner / Installer has trained over a thousand dogs with hundreds of happy customers all over the Flathead Valley. In fact if you know someone who has had a professional underground fence installed in the area SaveDog probably did it.
Wind River Tails & Trails
5353 East Carlton Creek Road
Florence MT 59833
Phone: (406) 273-4899
Wind River Tails & Trails is a day care boarding & training facility for dogs of all ages sizes & temperament. Our facility and methods have been developed over 15 years of living with and training our world famous Karelian Bear Dogs for Wildlife Service Dog work. Wind River Tails & Trails is a for-profit in conjunction with our non-profit organization Wind River Bear Institute (link here).
Kotas Kennels
7137 King Ave. West
Billings MT 59106
Phone: 406-656-3300
At Kotas Kennels we know that boarding your pet can be a stressful time for both the owner and the pet so come and let the friendly knowledgeable staff at kotas kennels make you and your pet feel at ease during their stay. The combination of specially trained staff exercise schedule and plenty of extras allows you to tailor your pets stay to fit their unique personality and mirror their at home schedule as close as possible.
Bark Busters Home Dog Training
7583 S Keller Rd
Laurel MT 59044
Phone: 877-500-2275
Bark Busters Home Dog Training was founded over 20 years ago and has quickly spread throughout the world. Operating in the U.S. since June 2000 Bark Busters has offices in 40 states with more than 350 franchise locations worldwide. Bark Busters Dog Behavioral Therapists have trained over 1 million dogs worldwide making Bark Busters the global leader in dog training.
Paws & People Training
1025 Story Mill Road
Bozeman MT
Phone: 406-522-1558
Paws & People was founded in 2003 in Bozeman Montana. Year round classes weekdays and weekends AM and PM are offered in Bozeman. Our schedule and line up of classes rotates often we believe in variety!
2850 N Reserve St
Missoula MT 59808
Phone: 888-839-9638
As the largest specialty pet retailer of services and solutions for the lifetime needs of pets we employ approximately 52 000 associates and operate 1 289 stores and more than 196 in-store PetSmart PetsHotels® dog and cat boarding facilities in the United States Canada and Puerto Rico. We provide a broad range of competitively priced pet products and in-store services including pet adoption boarding grooming and training.
Hayes Professional Dog Training
1302 US Highway 93 N # 15
Victor MT 59875
Phone: (406) 961-3814
Hayes Professional Dog Training has been training dogs since 1972. Owned and operated by Sue Hayes classes are taught with positive reinforcement praise and showing the dog how to be successful. Sue does not believe in forceful negative correction that overwhelms and confuses the dog. The school has seen more then 20 000 dogs of all breeds and many students often return with second and even third dogs renewing old friendships and enjoying more training with their canine friends.
Dogwerks All Breed Training
25622 Bonita Ranger Station Rd
Clinton MT 59825
Phone: (406) 239-5466
Dogwerks Inc. is the northwest's premier boarding training and breeding kennel located outside of Missoula Montana. Dogwerks offers an array of dog training and behavior modification programs for hunting dogs working dogs and family pets. Dogwerks also offers comprehensive instruction for dog trainers.
Western Wings Working Rtrvrs
2754 Bratton Way
Stevensville MT 59870
Phone: (406) 369-0586
Over a quarter of a century of experience combined with a love of hunting . . .and our location in Western Montana give us unique training opportunities. Our state-of-the-art facility is near prime bird hunting country.
Merry Pawpins LLC
2606 Valley View Dr.
Missoula MT 59803
Phone: (406) 530-9247
At Merry Pawpins we strive to tailor needs to each and every family member including the furry ones. As animals experience less stress in familiar environments we float on down to your home to provide our services. We look forward to creating a lasting relationship with your family and always encourage feedback and suggestions!