The News & Advance WINNER for Best Dog Trainer 4 YEARS in a row!
The K-9 Academy is a prominent dog training business nestled in the heart of Central Virginia. Our mission is to empower dog owners to gain complete control. Our vision is for all dog owners to love and enjoy their pets with strong peace of mind, and without the worry of disobedience. We are dog trainers aimed towards providing your pup with structure and understanding of expectations, as well as educating and empowering dog owner's to have the confidence it takes to provide their pup with the best life possible.
Ronnie Coleman is a professional dog trainer and a member of the International Association of Canine Professionals (IACP). A professional dog trainer since 2019, Ronnie has been informally training dogs for over 15 years. As of October 2023, Ronnie is in the final stages of earning the coveted Certified Dog Trainer recognition from the IACP.
Ronnie & Ashley Coleman are proud to have opened The K-9 Academy in June 2019. We are committed to providing each client with a personable and enjoyable experience. Customer service is a top priority for us! We are proud to service the Lynchburg, VA area and beyond, with clients regularly obtaining our services from all areas of Virginia, as well as North Carolina, Maryland, and Washington DC.
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Training is a lifelong journey. Your pet needs you to challenge them mentally every day. Professional dog training with The K-9 Academy will prepare you to continue and advance training at home. Working with a professional dog trainer will allow you to meet and exceed your dogs need for the rest of their life!
There is no dog training that ends with a "perfect" dog who will never need to be worked again. We are dog trainers committed to setting you up for success for the long haul. We offer lifetime support to all of our graduates and hope to include you as one of the 600+ dogs trained by The K-9 Academy.