Positive Reinforcement training customized to your lifestyle and the needs of your dog. 


With over 30 years training experience, Carol Lynn is able to create a training plan to meet the specific needs of you and you dog.   Whether you are training a family pet, working to solve a problem, preparing for competition or require specific behavior training as in service or emotional support assistance,  Carol Lynn will show you how to build that special relationship!

Carol Lynn is a member of the Force Free Alliance of Carolina Trainers FACT,  Pet Professional Guild and Association of Professional Dog Trainers, APDT,  A Therapy Pets Unlimited evaluator, an American Kennel Club AKC approved Canine Good Citizen evaluator and S.T.A.R. puppy instructor.  She has served the dog community by holding many kennel club offices on local, regional and national levels. 

Now making Charlotte, NC home, Carol Lynn and family share their property with Bernese Mountain Dogs and competes  in Conformation, Obedience, Rally and Draft. FUN FACT: She is the first BMDCA member to win High Scoring Dog in Obedience (HIT) and Best of Breed (BOB) in conformation at the same AKC show.

AKC S.T.A.R. Puppy    Instructor
A positive behavioral approach to puppy training.

Professional Member
Committed to excellence through continuing education. 



Carol Lynn will put together a training plan based on  goals and your dogs experience that brings out the best in your pet.



K9 Academy 

Dog Trainer in Charlotte

What to Expect

Professional Member

The Association for Force-Free Pet Professionals



Join me at BRK9 and see how much fun training can be. Then watch your dog strive to please.


Professional Member

Force Free, Science Based, Dog Centered Trainers



...class was more than obedience,...an opportunity to meet new friends... share with everyone that there are so many opportunities for you and your pooches to be part of the larger Community

Joan Green


Meet Carol Lynn Fox, dog training in Charlotte


Melissa Valdez-Gutierrez


   AKC Evaluator
for Canine Good Citizen, Advanced and Urban CGC.

     Therapy Pets Unlimited Evaluator
Easing grief,stress & loneliness through friendly pet visits.

Problem Solving


Not every dog responds to the same training method.  Let's work together to build a lifetime bond.

...can't thank his teacher Carol Lynn enough. She made us feel very welcome... gave me the extra confidence I needed to be patient."