Expert Dog Trainers Columbus Ohio

We Absolutely Love What We Do at Marcum K9!

Any Dog, Any Size

From Small Pups to Large Dogs, We Train Them All

Marcum K9 Obedience is a premier in-home dog training facility in Canal Winchester, Ohio.

We specialize in teaching your dog to focus with high distractions both on and off leash. Our large selection of programs address a variety of behaviors from basic and advanced obedience, aggression, low confidence, house breaking and more.

We believe dogs learn better in a home environment and being worked around real life situations. This is why we work with your best friends in our own home. This allows us to incorporate real life distractions at a rate that best suits each dog. We think of your dog as our own family member. Our team is dedicated to a healthy learning environment with proper socialization and excellent care tailored specifically to each dog we get in for training. Let us help you achieve all your training goals so that you can enjoy life to the fullest with your dog.

Our Expert Dog Trainers

Our team is dedicated to a healthy learning environment with proper socialization and excellent care tailored specifically to each dog we get in for training.

Allison Marcum

Allison Marcum


Allison has been training dogs of all ages and breeds since 2009 when she started as a kennel tech at  her father’s franchise. Allison followed her passion back to school and became a certified trainer before starting a professional business of her own. Allison believes you can understand a dog’s psychology and emotion simply by observing their behavior. She’s honed her techniques through years of hands-on experience integrating loving, obedient dogs into the family pack.

Sierra Hamilton

Andreia Langenberg


Andreia grew up doing what she loved most, working with animals. She has had and taken care of her dogs since she was young. As a young teenager, she volunteered to work in kennels. She enjoyed working at a farm helping take care of horses. She attended schooling at the career center for Animal Management where she learned to care for many different animals. She earned a few different certifications there, which included Veterinary Medical Applications Certification, Fear Free, and CPR. She became a kennel tech here at Marcum and started taking over any client dogs that needed grooming, and now has become a dog trainer.

The Marcum K9 Training Process

From obedience basics to specialized skills, our expert trainers guide every paw toward success, ensuring each session is as exciting as rewarding.

Arrange a Consultation

During your initial training consultation at our Canal Winchester facility, we will assess your dog's temperament, any training skills it may already know, and the most significant challenges you're currently facing.

Training Programs

We understand that each dog is unique, and so are their needs. As we discuss your needs and goals for dog training, our staff will help you devise a plan of attack to get your four-legged friend trained in no time!

Training Classes

The time has come to start the training process. Whether we teach you and your dog one-on-one or enroll in group puppy classes, our expert trainers are there for you along the way! 

Training Maintenance

The work isn’t done once the dog training classes are complete! If you do not use the techniques learned in the training program, your dog can lose the skill over time. Make it a habit to use the commands daily with your dog so the practice becomes a part of your routine!

Columbus Dog Training Reviews

Your feedback matters! We thrive on hearing feedback from our clients about how our services have impacted their lives!

If you're a former or current dog-training customer in the Central Columbus area, we’d love for you to share your experience on Facebook and Google! Not only do we love hearing client testimonials, but it’s also helpful for new customers! Sharing your experience can give them confidence in choosing Marcum K9 for their dog training needs.

Jill & Bailey

Our new puppy Bailey is 4 months old and was quite a handful! She would chew on our pants and shoes when we tried walking around, she wouldn’t quite understand how to tell us when she needed to go outside and I was starting to not like our new puppy at all.

Libby trained Bailey for the 5 day board and train and Bailey came back a completely different dog. She is much more calm, no more biting and she is more attentive to us than using us for play toys. She no longer tugs on her leash and is much more enjoyable to take on walks. Libby and Allison saved our relationship with our new puppy. Thank you so much!!!

– Jill & Bailey