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About us

Merrill's K9 Academy is excited to offer professional dog training services to the central Maine area! Our trainers have years of experience working with varying breeds at varying levels in order to create a healthy lifestyle with you and your dog. We pride ourselves on creating a training plan for you and your pet that fits in your lifestyle.

Merrill's K9 Academy trainers are balanced dog trainers that use a combination of different styles of training that best fit your dogs training style. We believe in healthy relationships, clear communication between you and your dog, and appropriate boundaries in your household.


Our behavior modification course is for dogs with aggression or severe behavior issues. The Trainers at Merrill's K9 Academy require a consultation prior to beginning classes in order to create a plan for you, your family, and your dog. 


With our 1 on 1 private training lessons, our professional balanced trainers can address a variety of issues from biting, jumping, counter surfing, and barging through the door, as well as common basic obedience commands.



We offer a variety of group classes including:

Basic Obedience

AKC Canine Good Citizen

Off-leash / Advanced Obedience

Group Socialization




324 Gorden Road, Readfield, Maine 04355  Tel: 207-592-7567

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