Expert Dog Training in the Greater St. Louis Area

Achieve a well-behaved, happy dog with my personalized 8-week private training program focused on basic obedience and manners.

I service the Greater St. Louis area, including O’Fallon, Mascoutah, Belleville, Fairview Heights, Lebanon, and New Baden.

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Program Features:

  • Customized Training Plan: My 8-week program is tailored to your dog’s unique needs, ensuring effective and lasting behavior change.
  • Flexible Locations: Train in the comfort of your home or in familiar public spaces, fitting seamlessly into your lifestyle.
  • Ongoing Support: Enjoy continuous guidance and support throughout the training process, ensuring you and your dog stay on track.
  • Comprehensive Training Tools: I’ll equip you with a training collar as necessary to ensure your dog’s success.
  • Proven Methods: Our results-based approach combines various techniques to achieve a well-balanced, happy dog.
  • Weekly Guides and Videos: Step-by-step instructions and visual aids to help you reinforce training between sessions.

Investing in professional training is one of the best decisions you can make for your dog’s well-being and your peace of mind.

What You Get:

  • 8 Hourly Private Lessons: Personalized sessions tailored to your dog’s unique needs. ($1600 value)
  • Customized Training Plan: Focused on basic obedience and manners.
  • Basic Obedience Training: Sit, down, recall, place, and loose leash walking.
  • Addressing Manners: Pulling, barking, jumping, door dashing, counter surfing, etc.
  • Flexible Locations: In the comfort of your home or public settings to suit your lifestyle.
  • Complementary Training Collar ($30-$200 value)
  • Weekly Guides and Videos: Weekly homework and visual aids. ($200 value)
  • Onboarding Homework: Preparation before the first session.
  • Ongoing Support: Continuous guidance throughout the training process and beyond.
  • Proven Methods: Results-based approach for a well-balanced dog.
  • Experienced Trainer: Over a decade of professional experience. (Priceless)
  • One month FREE enrollment to my online dog training membership ($25 value)
  • $2025+ Value for only $1,497

My Happy Clients

I never thought my crazy Lab, Ollie, could be so well-behaved. Ashley’s training program worked wonders! Her customized approach made all the difference in our success. Highly recommend Ashley!

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Sarah Mackie

Ollie the Lab

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Isabella Morton

Brisket the Rescue Mutt

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Jeff Marshall

Mele the Bernedoodle

Our German Shepherd and Doberman, Max and Lily, had terrible manners on our walks. After working with Ashley, we’ve seen such a positive change and now we get all the compliments! The weekly guides and videos were incredibly helpful!

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Benjamin Katz

Max and Lily

Frequently Asked Questions

My program consists of 8 hourly private lessons over 8 weeks, with homework provided each week to practice between sessions.

This program is specifically designed for basic obedience and manners. I am not accepting severe behavioral issues at this time.

Yes, I accommodate households with multiple dogs. Households with more than 2 dogs may incur an additional fee.

Training sessions can be held in the comfort of your home or familiar public spaces, depending on your preference and convenience.

Any necessary training collars that your dog would benefit from are provided to ensure your success. Types of collars I work with: flat collar, martingale collar, prong collar, ecollar, halti-lead, transitional

Note: Just because I list a collar here does not guarantee usage. Remember: every dog is different!

For in-person sessions, I service Southern Illinois St. Clair County cities, such as O’Fallon, Shiloh, Mascoutah, Fairview Heights, Swansea, Belleville, and Lebanon.

For virtual sessions, I service globally. 🙂

I can only guarantee that you will receive high-quality instruction and the resources to succeed. It is ultimately up to you to follow through with the work.

Schedule your free Zoom consultation below. We’ll discuss your goals and create a personalized training plan. Afterward, I’ll provide onboarding homework before our first session.

The Heart of Meraki Dogs

From a young age, I was captivated by animals of all kinds. My passion for working with them led me to pursue various roles in the dog industry, including Vet Kennel Tech, Dog Daycare worker, Groomer, Rescue Volunteer, Dog Trainer, and Behavior Modification specialist.

Despite the challenges and hardships, my dedication to improving the lives of dogs and their owners has never wavered. Over the years, I’ve helped countless dogs find balance and harmony through effective training and education.

At Meraki Dogs, my mission is to provide dog owners with reliable, expert guidance. Whether through hands-on training or valuable resources on my blog, I aim to set you and your furry friend on a path to success. Thank you for trusting me with your dog’s journey!

Ashley Reely

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Ready to Transform Your Dog’s Behavior?

Don’t wait! Schedule your free consultation and begin your journey towards a well-behaved, happy dog. My personalized 8-week private training program is designed to fit your lifestyle and meet your dog’s unique needs…

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