Welcome Dog Lovers

Do you have a new puppy or are you struggling with your dog’s behavior? 

We can help!

The place to start is with a FREE phone consultation. We will talk with you to evaluate your situation and put an end to your stresses and struggles and bring peace to your home.

Dog Trainer Ian


If your dog has a behavior problem that needs one-on-one attention, private lessons can help prevent or resolve issues by helping your dog become an obedient companion.

Dog Boarding Attendant

“Dog Training Camp”

Your dogs can stay in our loving home environment in which they will receive training, socialization, exercise and lots of love and snuggles.

We work with all ages, breeds, sizes and behaviors and can help your dog with:
potty training  •  barking issues  •  jumping  •  aggression  •  more!

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Read some of our past articles on all things dog and dog training

Why Does My Dog Do That? Mouthing Behavior

Why Does My Dog Do That? Mouthing Behavior

Mouthing and chewing on hands and feet is typically associated with teething puppies. But for some dogs, this behavior continues into adulthood. In this month’ s installment of “Why Does My Dog Do That?” we will explore mouthing behavior in adult dogs to understand...

Tricks and Dog Treats

Tricks and Dog Treats

Jumbo Halloween candy, check. Matching costumes for the entire family, check. Door decorations complete with pumpkins, hay, and corn, check.  You think you’ve done everything to prepare for a busy night in the neighborhood, but have you ensured your dog can have a...

Bulldog at Dog Training

"After 3 sessions of training we formed an opinion that Ian is gifted! We have a 100 pound American Bulldog that we were terrified we'd have to give up to someone younger and stronger. A friend told me about Smart Dogs. He no longer bites my husband nor is he aggressive. We will continue his training and we are grateful for their help. I highly recommend Smart Dogs Training and Lodging."

- Dallas and Carolyn Hernandez
Chicago, IL

We offer lodging too!

Looking for a kennel or a place to board your dog?

How about a luxury “Dog Bed and Breakfast” instead?

For Dog Boarding in the Chicago/Chicagoland and suburbs.

Dog playing at Lodging
Dog playing at Lodging

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Bulldog at Dog Training

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