Ridgeside K9, LLC: Veteran Owned Professional Dog Trainer Company

Dog Training, Boarding & Imported Dog Sales


Starting training early is crucial in creating a happy, confident adult dog. Did you know you can start training your puppy as early as 8 weeks old? You can and you SHOULD! Everything you do at that age will have a huge impact on the dog's development, good or bad. Let us help you get started on the right foot!


Our 2 week board and train package focuses on obedience both on and off leash, from inside the home to higher distraction areas. Upon completion of this package, you will have complete and total control of your dog no matter the circumstance! We will provide you with a 100% reliable recall regardless of the environmental distractions. Our dog trainers will give you the best dog training available.


Our 4-6 week aggression rehab package is designed for dogs with aggression toward humans, dogs, cats, livestock, etc. In this package, your dog will be given the same level of obedience as our 2 week board and train in addition to rehabilitation work. Though we cannot guarantee to safely rehabilitate each and every dog, we will ensure that you have the control you need in order to live a more peaceful life with your dog.

Ridgeside K9 YouTube Channel

Ridgeside K9 always proofs dog training to the highest level. We have dog trainers to teach in controlled environments - but train in the real world. House pets to working dogs - obedience to protection. Watch more videos 


  • Private Narcotic Detection
    Residential narcotics detection service - now available! 100% discreet and confidential. 

  • Detection Capabilities - Overview
    Detection Capabilities: All Ridgeside K9 Narcotics Detection dogs are trained to the national standard in recognition of Cocaine and cocaine base (crack), Heroin, Methamphetamine, and Marijuana.

  • About Aaron
    About the handler / Ridgeside K9, LLC owner: Aaron is a prior Marine and retired police K9 handler. 

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Ridgeside K9, LLC

Serving all of VA, NC, SC, FL, GA, IL and MO

House Pets To Working Dogs - Obedience to Protection

Dog Training News & Information

Hiking with Your K9

Hiking in the back country. Let me start by saying I love hiking with dogs; I pursue ways to allow my dogs to simply be dogs. There is no better joy then watching a dog go primordial and simply move through nature. Relaxing obedience and permitting the dog to be a...

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House Pets to Working Dogs

House pets to working dogs - is there a difference? In breed, drive and function - yes. However; in behavior, issues and problems - not so much. When training dogs clarity of task is the most important aspect of all training. Whether the purpose is to find and...

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Board and Train Concerns/Questions

As the owner of Ridgeside K9 I get asked every question in the book about our board and train programs. Here is a short list of some questions to ask a potential company or trainer. Up front, there are many dog training companies that do "board and train" training...

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