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A Little About Us:

We Can Achieve It:

  • Leash pulling

  • Unwanted puppy/developmental behavior

  • Jumping

  • Biting

  • Barking

  • Digging

  • Fear desensitization

  • Potty training issues

  • And MORE...

Jack Russell learning “come” off leash training
Orlando Dog Trainer Lindsay Smithson and her German Shepherd Remi
Cocker Spaniel leash walking, down stay



Thank you so much for your inquiry. We are no longer accepting new students and will be closing our doors on December 18, 2020 to focus on family needs.


We just want to say “thank you so much” to all the wonderful families who have embraced our positive training solutions over the last 7 years. Your support and enthusiasm have given us the momentum to help thousands of dogs in our community ranging from family dogs to service and therapy teams. You are truly valued and appreciated by our family. Wishing you the very best of luck on your training journey! 

Much gratitude,

The Down Home Dog Training Team

Down Home Dog Training is committed to strengthening the bond between dogs and their human companions. Lindsay Smithson, B.A., CBCC-KA is an accomplished, accredited, and certified Orlando Dog Trainer and Canine Behaviorist who has held various roles in the local dog training scene.

From Trainer/Performer for SeaWorld's feature show Pets Ahoy! to a Behavioral Consult for AMC of Orlando Lindsay has worked her way to training thousands of dogs in your neighborhood! Lindsay specializes in training those who see their dogs as family members by using positive reinforcement methods to achieve the perfect pet for your home.


Lindsay is a trainer for the Therapy Dogs International Certification as well as an Evaluator for the AKC Canine Good Citizen Certification and Title. Ask how to get your dog certified today!

  • Canine Good Citizen

  • TDI Therapy Dog

  • Dog Agility

  • Trick Dog

  • Beginner- Advanced Obedience


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