Distinctive Dog Training serving Keller, Texas, and surrounding areas: Southlake, Roanoke, N Richland Hills, Trophy Club, Westlake, N Tarrant County

Distinctive Dog Training 817-600-9325 Serving Keller, TX and surrounding areas

Barb Gadola with Nikki
Barb with Nikki

Some common issues Barb can help you resolve
• Housetraining
• Separation anxiety
• Resource guarding
• Aggression
• Jumping
• Chewing
• Barking
• Phobias


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Barb Gadola


Positive, practical solutions to behavior issues

The philosophy of Distinctive Dog Training is to provide positive and practical solutions to behavior issues that dog owners may experience.


Through private in-home sessions and seeing the dog in his own environment, a customized behavior and training program can be developed that is workable for the family and the dog.


Teaching the dog new and acceptable behaviors in the home where he is most comfortable accelerates the learning process.

Convenient scheduling

Distinctive Dog Training offers convenient scheduling, including evenings and weekends, and is flexible to meet the needs of your busy household. With over 20 years experience and a professionally certified instructor, you can be sure to receive quality instruction and personalized attention to your needs. No cookie cutter classes!

Training options

Private in-home sessions | You learn techniques to train your dog through a personalized program. Learn more


Homeschooling | Private Tutoring and Leash Training Walks - Hire a professional to train your dog at your home. Learn more


Training Camp | Distinctive Dog Training's board and train program. Email barb@distinctivedogtraining.com for details.


Empowering dog owners

Through behavior modification, obedience training and positive reinforcement, your dog can learn to be a well-mannered family member.


The goal of Distinctive Dog Training is to empower the owner with skills necessary to work as a team with their own dog to resolve any current behavioral issues that exist today and the knowledge of what to do for any future challenges that may arise. This is real-life training tailored to meet your needs and the needs of your family and your dog.



It's me or the Dog

Barb Gadola has been recognized by Victoria Stilwell as a world-class dog trainer.

Victoria Stilwell is one of the world's most recognized and respected dog trainers.


Victoria Stilwell Positively Dog Training (VSPDT) is a global network of world-class positive reinforcement dog trainers hand-picked by Victoria to ensure that you have access to the most accomplished, professional, reward-based training option in your area.


Choosing the right dog trainer can be a daunting task, but Victoria has made it easier for you by personally evaluating and working with every VSPDT member and verifying that all VSPDT dog trainers practice the most humane, up-to-date and effective methods.


If you want the best for you and your dog and are committed to achieving outstanding results using Victoria's force-free methods, call Barb today.


Victoria and Barb

Victoria Stillwell Positively TrainingVictoria and Barb



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Barb Gadola is a dog service professional committed to ethical business practices.


Association of Pet Dog Trainers Certified Professional Dog Trainer Truly Dog-Friendly Pet Professional Guild Victoria Stillwell Positively Dog Trainer