Dream Dogz

Specializing in Behavior Modification.

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We are professional dog trainers specializing in behavior modification.

We solve behavior issues quickly and easily. Whether it's aggression, leash reactivity, lunging on walks, shyness, fearfulness, or general naughty behavior, we've got you covered. We address your dog's state of mind, resulting in a calmer, more relaxed, happy dog who is a pleasure to live with. We know that your dog is an important part of your life. Our training is based on creating teamwork and partnership between you and your dog. No matter the issues, you can have the dog you've always dreamed of!

With our holistic approach, we address the mind, body, and soul of your dog. Your dog will live with our family, and our pack, in our living room.

Personal Training is an opportunity for you and your dog to learn together at the same time, coached and guided by one of our trainers.

We work with Service Dog owner/trainers to prepare their dog to be the partner that they need.


What our customers are saying.

  • When we first adopted Roxie she put forth a happy well-adjusted facade, much like a child who has had the misfortune to spend time in the foster care system. All the pictures we posted were happy and joyful….

    The longer we had her, the more fear, anxiety, and nervousness we witnessed. I think she knew she was loved but her world had suddenly gotten so big and she was overwhelmed.

    Before we took her to Dream Dogz, the only way she could feel safe was to hide, sometimes under beds, sometimes behind a recliner, many places, she still did want to be with us.

    In the last 3 weeks she has gained confidence, security, and learned some much needed manners. When she comes home and finishes her treatment for heartworms she will experience an even bigger and better life.

    Thank you to Dream Dogz and all of their fabulous trainers!

    - Vicki
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    Everyone there is great. Big improvement with my dog, and we will be taking more classes. The classes are held in a very nice, large, easy to find, all A/C building right off I75.

    The instructors have a special gift for working with the dogs and owners.

    - Paula
  • We took our Border Collie to Dream Dogz for obedience and proper socialization and he earned his Canine Good Citizen title. He is my son’t medical alert dog, so it was very important for him to have this foundation to his training. We enjoyed the classes and the PackWalks along with the new friends we met!

    - Maggie
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    I just wanted to drop you all a line and say thank you for all that you have done. I already knew that I learned so much from you already but never realized just how much until I got out there on my own. I am very grateful for all that you have done for me. Things are going more amazing than I could have every hoped for and I couldn’t have done it without Victoria, Richard, and Robin.”

    - Kerrie
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    I recently attended the shadow program at Dream Dogz, it was amazing. I was taught the Warfel Way and many important aspects of dog training and dog business. The staff was very professional. I was treated with respect. Again thanks for training and transparency of Dream Dogz.

    - Kevin
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    Jake was always overly adrenalized when I took him to the barn or out anywhere for that matter. Now with the combination of Conditioned Relaxation/Foundation and Freedom Training, Jake calmly stayed in a down in an aisle way surrounded by horses out in the pasture, focused on coming when I called him and was able to change up his here command with a few downs in the middle. I had an obedience dog before Dream Dogz, but only when there was no distractions. I did not know how to handle him out in the real world. Now I have a Dream Dog wherever we go. Thank you Victoria and Rich!

    - Hannah
  • The trainers are great at explaining why they recommend the methods they use, and they WORK! My dog knew how to sit, lie down, and shake before going to the Foundation class, but after the fourth week by dog was walking nicely on a leash (no more pulling!) and actually listens to me with distractions around. We can’t wait for the socials!

    - Lana
  • Victoria & Rich have been extremely helpful! I appreciate how they explain the “why” before we try things with my dog. I definitely would recommend them to anyone.

    - Malia
  • Dream Dogz turned our foster dog around! We had issues with resource guarding/aggression which led us to Dream Dogz. Not only was the resource issue resolved, but our foster also quit licking himself incessantly (which was causing unattractive hairless spots and sores on his legs and keeping us from getting a good night’s sleep).

    We didn’t realize it, but our foster was almost always adrenalized. Establishing our control made our dog worry less! The four-session Dogmanship group class worked wonders and we highly suggest it.

    - Kristi
  • I have done group, private, and workshop training with Victoria and the Dream Dogz team. They helped me tremendously in my journey, training my three dogs with different needs.
    Victoria is skilled and knowledgeable, yet always learning so she can share the best knowledge, skills, and insight of training your four-legged family.
    Her focus is on what is best for the dog and it’s family.

    - Kristina

Featured Posts

Goals, Dreams, Reality

Goals, Dreams, Reality

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Rich and I were debating on which direction we wanted Dream Dogz to grow. It is easy to let things go with how they always have been. But we wanted to set goals and plan for our future, and the future of our business. Should we purchase a commercial property and expand to include daycare and […]

Do Training Tools Do The Training?

Do Training Tools Do The Training?

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I was just talking with a friend who overheard a couple people while shopping. Apparently, Dream Dogz was the topic of conversation. One person said how we were so reliant on the tools that we used, but they can see why since we deal with the behaviors that we deal with. My friend chuckled and […]

Dream Dogz Behavior Centers

Certified. Licensed. Insured.
Holistic Dog Training
Specializing in Behavior Modification
All locations – by appointment only

Dream Dogz Training Center
Right off I75 at NW 39th Ave

3909 NW 97th Blvd, Gainesville, Florida 32606
Our original 2700+ sq ft indoor training center.
North Florida location – covering Gainesville, Cedar Key, Melrose, Lake City, Jacksonville, St Augustine, North Florida, and the Panhandle

Dream Dogz Ranch
1 exit south of the Turnpike split – 5 min from I75
S US 301, Sumterville, Florida 33585
Our 5+ acre country property.
Central Florida location – covering Orlando, Tampa, Clearwater, St Petersburg, Ocala, The Villages, Daytona, Space Coast, Suncoast, and Central Florida

We are award winning trainers, voted Best of Gainesville for Dog Training each of the last four years (2013, 2014, 2015, 2016). We are highly recommended by dog owners and dog professionals, including many veterinarians.

Check out our website and see what we offer. Once you know that we are the right trainers for you, the big question is how fast do you want to see results?

• Start with our 2 hour personal Canine Lifestyle Plan. In this session, we cover key aspects of life with your dog (training is only 1 of them). For some dogs, this is all they need. Others will continue on with our personal training or board & train programs.

• With our one-of-a-kind board & train program, we train your dog while you watch our videos, read our books, watch your dog’s progress online, and meet up for hands-on teaching. You learn while we teach your dog, then we put you together.

• With our personal training package, we train you and your dog together around your schedule. Your homework is training your dog daily.

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