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BOARD AND TRAIN CHARLOTTE NC

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HERE IS WHAT OUR BOARD AND TRAIN PROGRAM OFFERS:

Looking for an effective and convenient way to train your dog in Charlotte, NC? Experience the best board and train program Charlotte NC has to offer with Merritt Dog Training. This program is designed to provide intensive training by professional dog trainers while your dog stays at a dedicated training facility. Here’s what you can expect from our top-notch Board and Train Charlotte NC program:

What is Board and Train?

Our Board and Train program involves your dog staying with our professional trainers for an extended period, typically ranging from two to four weeks. During this time, your dog will receive intensive training sessions tailored to address their specific behavioral issues and obedience training needs.

2 Week Board and Train Program

Our 2 week program lays the foundational skills your dog needs, focusing on obedience and basic behavior corrections. It’s designed to quickly instill essential commands and good manners, preparing your dog for more complex training. The intensive two-week format includes immersive real-world experiences, foundational communication coaching, and starts the journey of continuous care, ensuring a solid base for your dog’s behavioral development. We start off with a completely Free board and Train Session. On this free Board and Train session we will be conducting a thorough evaluation of your dog’s behavior, temperament, and your training goals. Based on this evaluation, we develop a personalized training plan tailored to meet your dog’s unique needs. Get started by filling out the 2-part form at the top of the page.

4 Week Board and Train Program

The “4-Week Behavioral Makeover” offers a comprehensive approach to advanced obedience and complex behavioral issues. It builds on foundational skills with deeper immersion in real-world scenarios, advanced communication strategies, and extended continuous care. This program is tailored for significant behavioral transformation, equipping you and your dog with the tools for lasting change, focusing on consistency, responsiveness, and a deepened bond. We start off with a completely Free board and Train Session. On this free Board and Train session we will be conducting a thorough evaluation of your dog’s behavior, temperament, and your training goals. Based on this evaluation, we develop a personalized training plan tailored to meet your dog’s unique needs. Get started by filling out the 2-part form at the top of the page.

Our Training Techniques

At Merritt Dog Training, we use positive reinforcement techniques to encourage desirable behaviors. Our training methods are science-based, humane, and proven to be effective. We believe in building a strong, trust-based relationship between you and your dog.

Why Choose Our Board and Train Program in Charlotte, NC?

  • Professional Trainers: Trainers at these facilities are experienced professionals who specialize in various dog training techniques. They are equipped to handle dogs of all breeds, sizes, and temperaments, ensuring your dog receives the training they need.

  • Comprehensive Training: Training includes basic obedience commands such as sit, stay, come, and heel. Additionally, advanced training covers behavioral modification for issues like aggression, separation anxiety, and excessive barking.

  • Structured Environment: Your dog will benefit from a structured environment that reinforces good behavior consistently. This controlled setting helps dogs learn faster and retain training better.

  • Safe and Comfortable Environment: Your dog will stay in a secure, loving environment while receiving top-notch training.
  • Daily Routine: Dogs follow a daily routine that includes training sessions, playtime, socialization with other dogs, and rest periods. This balanced approach ensures your dog is well-rounded and happy.

  • Progress Reports: Regular updates and progress reports are provided to keep you informed about your dog’s development. Some programs even offer video updates so you can see the training in action.

  • Post-Training Support: Most programs offer follow-up sessions and support to help you reinforce the training at home. This ensures a smooth transition and continued success with your dog’s behavior.

  • Guaranteed Results: We guarantee that the goals you set at the start of the board and train program will be reached. If it takes longer than expected we will provide you with unlimited lessons until those goal’s are reached.

Benefits of Our Board and Train Charlotte NC Program

  • Convenience: Ideal for busy pet owners, a Board and Train program allows you to continue your daily routine while your dog is being professionally trained.

  • Consistency: Daily training ensures consistency, which is key to successful behavior modification.
  • Socialization: Exposure to different environments, people, and other dogs enhances social skills.
  • Owner Training: We also educate dog owners on maintaining and reinforcing training techniques at home.

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: How much does the program cost?
A: At Merritt Dog Training, we create personalized training programs tailored to your specific goals and your dog’s unique way of learning. Each of our training programs is distinct, varying in structure, layout, duration, and cost based on the individual dog.

We believe in customized solutions rather than a one-size-fits-all approach. That’s why we offer a Free Consultation to meet with you and your dog. During this consultation, we assess factors like lifestyle, goals, age, temperament, breed, and previous training to develop a custom-made program that perfectly matches your needs and objectives.

Q: How long does the Board and Train program last?
A: The program typically lasts between two to four weeks, depending on your dog’s needs.

Q: What will my dog learn during the program?
A: Your dog will learn basic obedience commands, behavioral modifications, and socialization skills.

Q: Can I visit my dog during the training period?
A: Yes, we encourage owners to visit and participate in the training process.

REVIEWS

Ellen Slaughter
Ellen Slaughter
24 May 2024
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I found Merritt Dog Training online, I read good reviews and gave them a call. Ken called back promptly, answered all my questions and he assured me he could help with my “wac-a-doodle” puppy Lionel. I’m 65 years old, my husband is disabled and Lionel was a little more than we could handle. I scheduled a two week class for Lionel and Merritt even drove a couple hours to pick Lionel up. Ken kept me updated with pictures and videos of Lionel’s training and I was very impressed with his progress. Merritt again brought Lionel home after two weeks and Ken stayed with me for at least 2-2 1/2 hours teaching me how to work with Lionel with his commands and all that he learned. I would recommend Merritt Dog Training to anyone needing help with their dogs. Thank you Merritt, Ken and staff for your awesome work with Lionel.
Jasmine Cowan
Jasmine Cowan
30 March 2024
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My dog Myla has struggled with reactivity towards other dogs and sometimes people and gets easily over stimulated in high stress environments. I reached out to Merritt Dog training for help and I am beyond amazed with the results. Myla is way more calm and almost does not even react to other dogs or people. Her behavior is now easily corrected and our walks are way more controlled and comfortable for the both of us. I can tell Myla now trust me to keep her safe and handled any potential threats that made her anxious before. I’m so grateful for Merritt Dog Training for having patience and working with Myla and getting her to this point.
Amanda Conaway
Amanda Conaway
27 March 2024
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I can’t say enough good things about Ken and Merritt Dog Training. I have an 11 month old golden retriever puppy and before I sent him to the 2 week board and train program with Ken, he had a lot to work on. He was very hyperactive, would get easily distracted whenever we’d walk or be out and about in public, and wouldn’t listen when I gave him commands. I dreaded walking him because he would lunge at other dogs and people trying to play, pull at the leash and chase leaves or birds. He also would always jump on guests when they’d come over and try to grab onto their sweatshirt sleeves. These were all things that made me super embarrassed and self conscious of. When Ken dropped Winston off from the 2 week board and train program, I couldn’t believe my eyes. He walked in to greet me and didn’t jump or bite. Ken walked us through his training and the entire time Winston sat in place for over 30 minutes. I was truly amazed. He now can walk off leash and stays by my side even when there’s other people or dogs around. Im so impressed on how well he listens to me now and it makes me so so happy for my dogs future. If you’re looking for a trainer, I highly recommend Ken! Not only did he teach Winston but he always taught me to properly keep up with his training. It’s the best investment I’ve ever made and now myself and my pup can live much more comfortably and happy!
Ashley S
Ashley S
2 March 2024
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Great training experience. My cane corso pup was becoming unruly and out of control. After training with Ken has improved greatly and I’m so happy with all the progress made. She was always excited for each of his training session. If your dog needs training don’t wait.
B Wash
B Wash
22 January 2024
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Best dog and dog parent trainer in Charlotte! I’ve worked with four different professional dog trainers in Charlotte and Ken Merritt is by far the best. I highly recommend his two-week board and train program, which includes customized training for your dog AND YOU. During my dog’s (I have a 2 year old German Shepherd) two-week stay with Ken, he received 1 on 1 training and care. Ken shared beautiful photos and videos of my dog’s progress — I got to see my dog behaving at dog parks and walking around stores calmly. After my dog’s two-week board and train, it was my turn. Ken, my dog, and I have had sessions at my home, the dog park, and Lowe’s. Now, my dog follows my lead when walking, he stays in place during bath time, he doesn’t jump on my parents, he doesn’t bark at the delivery people, he is no longer reactive toward other dogs and children, the list goes on and on! Through working with Ken, I’ve learned that my training is as important as my dog’s training. Ken has put us both on the path to a happy life together!
laesha mitchell
laesha mitchell
8 January 2024
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Ken at Merritt Dog Training has been a game changer for my dog, Piper. Before training, Piper's hyper and overexcited behavior made it nearly impossible to take him anywhere. Ken's expertise and patience have transformed Piper into a well-behaved and manageable companion. I highly recommend Ken to anyone in need of effective and compassionate dog training.
Diane Roeder
Diane Roeder
14 December 2023
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Bandito is 6 months old and was scared to walk outside. We literally had to carry him everywhere. During Bandit’s 2 week obedience training, Ken taught him to walk on a leash. It has made such a tremendous difference. In addition, Ken taught him to sit, come, and go to place. Our dog is so obedient now! Amazing difference. Ken is very patient and reviews all of the commands in detail with you so you can continue the training. I was hesitant to give up my dog for 2 weeks but it was definitely worth the time and investment! If I could give more than 5 stars I would.
Ashton Stephens
Ashton Stephens
1 December 2023
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Kyrin Dukes
Kyrin Dukes
21 October 2023
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Sammy's experience with Merritt Dog Training in Charlotte was truly life-changing. As a dog who was once fearful and reactive towards people, Sammy's transformation was nothing short of remarkable. Ken worked his magic, helping Sammy overcome his fears and develop a newfound confidence. I cannot recommend Merritt Dog Training enough for their exceptional results. If you have a dog like Sammy who needs help with fear and reactivity, Merritt Dog Training is the place to go.
Ant
Ant
21 October 2023
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Drax's two-week journey with Merritt Dog Training resulted in an incredible transformation. From hyperactive behavior to calm and confident, Drax's progress was remarkable. I highly recommend Merritt Dog Training for anyone looking for an effective training programs.

WHY OUR CLIENTS LOVE MERRITT DOG TRAINING

Poodle puppy practicing the place command with Kenneth Merritt and its owner at a in home Puppy Training session in a backyard on a sunny day in Charlotte North Carolina.

PRACTICAL DOG TRAINING & ONGOING SUPPORT

Our board and train program is deeply rooted in real-world practicality, thoroughly reinforced by comprehensive ongoing support, and solidified with guaranteed follow-up sessions to ensure lasting behavioral improvements. With Merritt Dog Training, experience a highly effective approach to board and train in Charlotte NC that not only teaches essential skills but also supports your dog’s progress long after initial sessions conclude. Our commitment to real-life applications and continual guidance is what sets us apart, providing you and your dog with the tools for sustained success.

GUARANTEED RESULTS

At Merritt Dog Training! We offer Guaranteed Results. We guarantee that the goals you set at the start of the board and train program will be reached. If it takes longer than expected we will provide you with unlimited lessons until those goal’s are reached.

We proudly offer a lifetime guarantee plan for a reason! We excel in training and communicating with our clients’ dogs and provide an unlimited lesson plan to ensure lasting retention of learned skills. Regardless of whether your puppy is a quick learner or needs more time to grasp new skills, we are committed to working with you until your dog achieves the goals established at the beginning of the program. Get started today with the best board and train Charlotte NC has to offer with Merritt Dog Training!

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LOCATION & SERVICE AREA

We are pleased to offer Merritt Dog Training Board and Train services to residents in Charlotte North Carolina. Contact us today or claim your free training session to get started with the best board and train Charlotte North Carolina has to offer!

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