Free to Be Dog: Fear Free Certified Dog Training for Moore County, Wake County, and Wilmington Dog Owners

Are You and Your Dog Struggling?

Do you have a dog that jumps on guests, pulls on the leash, is exhibiting aggression or is stressed when you're not home? Issues like this can leave you feeling overwhelmed and a little lost, but you're not alone, and you don't have to navigate this journey by yourself.

At Free to Be Dog, we believe that every dog—and every dog owner—deserves the chance to experience a joyful, stress-free life together, and we’re here to help you achieve it!

Our Services




Looking to master the fundamentals of good behavior with your pup? Explore our Private Training services to enjoy one-on-one sessions that focus on teaching basic manners, tailor-made to suit your dog’s individual needs.




Dealing with more complex issues like reactivity, aggression, or other behavioral challenges? Dive into our Behavior Modification programs, where specialized training offers targeted solutions for you and your dog.



Anxiety Training

Is your dog's separation anxiety causing stress and upheaval in both of your lives? Learn more about our specialized Separation Anxiety training program, designed to ease your dog’s distress and help you both enjoy time apart.




Interested in a fun, social way to train your dog while learning alongside other pet parents? Discover our Group Classes, where you and your furry friend can work on everything from basic manners to advanced skills in a supportive community setting.

Our Training Philosophy

We believe that dog training is more than just teaching commands; it's about building a meaningful relationship between you and your four-legged family member.

Our philosophy is rooted in the conviction that happiness arises from understanding, clear communication, and positive reinforcement training methods.

Through positive reinforcement we reward the behaviors we love to see, making training enjoyable for your dog and ensuring that the learning process becomes a fulfilling experience for both of you. This strengthens your bond and makes for a more confident, well-adjusted dog that you can share your life with.

What Our Clients Are Saying

“We rescued Tilly when she was a little over a year old. Apparently she had been chained in a yard for much of her young life. Her immediate instinct was to escape through any open door. Thanks to Tiff and her ‘magic word’ training when Tilly does escape now she comes running when we use the magic word.“

- George G.

“Amanda has been amazing! She has been patient, calm, and understanding with Moya [our dog], the very stubborn Shiba. She has helped us make great strides with Moya. The whole family feels more comfortable with our dog now thanks to Amanda!

- Ryann D.

“Free To Be Dog’s group classes helped transform my dog’s behavior. Most importantly, she [Tiff] taught me the significance of building a trust-based relationship with Rex [my dog]. I recommend the Free to Be Dog team if you are seeking a trainer who is passionate and highly qualified in their field.”

- Joseph H.

Are You Ready to Live a Happier Life with Your Dog?

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Contact Information & Hours

  • (910) 684-3435

  • Moore Co, Wake Co, & Wilmington, NC

  • Monday - Sunday, By Appointment

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