Satisfied Owners. Happier Pets.


From the moment we met Lauren, we knew that we wanted to work with her! She blew us away with a lesson plan and program designed specifically for us and our dog! Lauren is passionate, thorough, educated, accommodating, caring and a whole list of other traits.  She is a wealth of knowledge and we are beyond happy with the training Lauren provided for us and for our dog, Athena. We are able to walk, take her places, have company over or just relax at the house without a high alert energetic dog.  


I wouldn’t trust anyone else with my dog, she is fantastic in every single way.


- Kaleigh K. & Athena (German Shepherd)


"Lauren treated my dog like one of her own. It was the next best thing to being home. She is professional and knowledgeable as well as affectionate and emotionally invested in every pup she boards and trains."


- Virginia Z. & Romulus (Anatolian Shepherd Mix)



After the two week program, we brought home a new dog!  He's now so far in the 'calm' state of mind that it really takes a lot to get him riled up. And we now have the tools we need to help him calm down and find his zen again.

She gave him the confidence and the skills to focus and calm himself down.


He is a happier, calmer, less stressed dog. And he is a better member of our family.


- Michelle G. & Tanner (Lab Mix)

“Lauren is excellent! We took our Great Dane puppies to her for leash training. Madison was always pulling and getting scared of every little sound. Now she walks right by my side, pays attention to me and is confident! I would highly recommend Lauren!”


- Kendra P. & Moose & Madison (Great Danes)


Lauren is super knowledgeable on all things dog! From nutrition, to training, and health issues, Lauren definitely knows her stuff. It is awesome watching her work with the dogs- she makes it look super easy!


When you work with Lauren, you get more than just simple commands that you’d get with other obedience schools.


She really helps you transform your dog, as you understand their mindset, nutrition needs and the best ways to get through to your particular dog. Cannot recommend Lauren enough!


- Rachael P. & Blu (Great Dane)


“Lauren was very helpful with our dogs nutrition and diet issues. She created a nutrition plan that was beneficial to each dogs’ allergy issues, which has helped to clear them up. Our dog also attended the 3 day leash training class which has helped immensely with her anxiety issues! I would highly recommend Lauren at Ideal Dog Training for all of your dog training needs!”


- Jodie M. & Maggie (Cattle Dog Mix)


Our dog, a 2.5 year old golden retriever, attended Lauren’s 3-day Leash Walking course!


He is a completely different dog now!


Lauren even took time to teach our dog how to walk alongside a stroller now that we have a newborn. We couldn’t praise her and her work enough! Thank you, Lauren!

- Dakota S. & Ruger (Golden Retriever)


“The individualized training was so important to us and the results speak for themselves! Lauren treats your dog with such passion like he was her own and it certainly paid off! We dropped off an anxious hyperactive dog and left with an overall happier companion who entrusts his owners and looks to us for direction!”

- Allie C. and Jake (German Shepherd Mix)


Our 10-month-old Great Dane puppy kept getting into trouble and seemed so scared of the world outside her home.


After 3 weeks she is a confident puppy who listens and lives in a much calmer state of mind.


We didn’t know what to do and this service has allowed us to love our pup and have more control. We highly recommend Ideal Dog!


- Emily B. & Willow (Great Dane)


"I was pretty much at my wit's end - he was constantly marking in the house and not listening to me at all. He had nipped at a few people and would be very unsociable (barking and so on), but Lauren corrected all of these behaviors! She has lots of patience and is very knowledgeable about dog behavior. Highly recommend her services! Champ loved her!"


- Melli P. & Champ (King Charles Spaniel)


Lauren is an excellent dog trainer. She took care of our sweet but permanently excited Golden Retriever during a three-week board and train program. He immediately started to respond.  He is now much more mellow, no longer tugs on the kids' shirts, and follows commands very well.


Lauren provided great advice and tips about the best way to turn your dog into the best companion he can be.


Would strongly recommend her for all your dog's training needs.

- Danny E. & Mishmosh (Golden Retriever)


"Any protective dog-momma who may be nervous about boarding should book with Ideal Dog now! Lauren puts you at ease right away. She is more than a dog lover. She is diligently informed about all-things-dog: be it training, setting boundaries, health topics, or playtime ideas. Nothing you tell her about your dog is too detailed or unheard-of.Our dog was always eager to visit Ideal Dog and when we'd pick him up he was blissfully worn out from all the fun during his stay.”


- Bethany F. & Winston (Airedale Terrier)


Lauren has a wealth of knowledge and is always willing to help you find the right solution for your pup.


Whether it has to do with behavior issues, diet, or training methods, Ideal Dog needs to be your go-to!


- Lainee O. & Emme & Boone (Mixed Breeds)


"We had a great first experience with Ideal Dog and will definitely be going back again! My poodle loves to play, and I think his vacation was more fun than ours!  Lauren is very conscientious and knowledgeable, and eager to help you sort through any questions you have about your dog's behavior and needs. I'm thankful to have her as a resource!"


- Christa S. & Paxton (Standard Poodle)

10035 Calle de Palencia

Navarre, FL 32566


(850) 396-2822

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