Dog Training

Having a hard time with your dog? Won’t stop chewing the furniture? Hyperactive? Biting? It can be hard to connect with your pup when they are acting up. At Dogtown Pet Spa, we work with your dog to help them to be happier, more confident, and more obedient. We’ll help you to move your pet beyond bad behavior so you can go back to enjoying the pup you always loved.

Our industry-leading results are sure to make a difference in your dog’s behavior. We are members of the International Boarding and Pet Services Association (IBPSA), with 20 plus years of experience that we put to work for you! Whether you’re bringing home your first puppy or looking to teach your dog advanced dog obedience, we have the right program for you.

What Our Training Can Teach Your Dog

Our dog training program combines private, in-home lessons with group classes to help train your dog in real-world situations. Train the way you live. We offer in-home consultations where you’ll meet your dog’s trainer and discuss training goals. You’ll also get the opportunity to meet a dog that has completed the training to see the level of obedience you can reach. Let our professionals help you to achieve maximum control of your dog on and off-leash while still letting your dog be a dog.

Meet Our Trainers

Nellie Bird

Head Dog Trainer

Nellie started her training career by interning under a vet and then a dog trainer. She then attended Starmark Academy for professional dog trainers and graduated from the 12-week program as a Canine Behavior Specialist and Professional Dog Trainer. She has worked under 3 dog training companies and later started her own dog training. She now runs LP4 Dogtown Pet Spa’s Nellie B Dog Trainer Academy where she trains all our Dog Trainers. Nellie is very passionate about dogs and the dog training industry and has three dogs of her own.


Dog Trainer

Tarin has been working in the dog industry for five years. She has worked with rescue dogs, worked at veterinary clinics, and has managed dog daycare and boarding facilities. She used these experiences to get an opportunity to work at Dogtown Pet Spa where she was hired as a dog trainer. She has recently completed all the course work and handling tests needed from the Nellie B’s Dog Training Academy to be a certified Dog Trainer for Dogtown Pet Spa. Tarin has two dogs of her own, Leon and Aerith. Tarin is currently focused on training her Malinois (Aerith) in-dog sports with hopes to compete in the French Ring Competitions.


Dog Trainer

Kyler has been working in the dog daycare and boarding industry for over two years. Kyler passion for animals started at a very young age. She began her dog training journey began when she took in a dog that had socialization issues and she needed to be figured out what was causing them. Kyler has worked with her family dogs to teach them many tricks what has impressed many people around her. Kyler’s love for dogs led her to the Dog industry. She spends many hours researching the best possible training techniques from the best dog trainers in the world. Kyler is the Yard supervisor at our St. George facility and has recently completed all the course work and handling tests needed from the Nellie B’s Dog Training Academy to be a certified Dog Trainer for Dogtown Pet Spa. Kyler has two dogs, Oliver, and Hazel.