PETSMART TRAINING

Fun, Effective & Focused on Success

Our expert dog trainers teach positive reinforcement techniques in a real-world environment. Through our unique training approach, pet parents are given the tools to sustain success beyond the classroom!

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Our Professional Trainers


Trained in canine behavior, learning theory and problem solving, our skilled Accredited Dog Trainers use a positive approach to help get great results at each stage. Their techniques were developed by leading dog trainers and animal behaviorists and are proven to be effective.

Trained in canine behavior, learning theory and problem solving, our skilled Accredited Dog Trainers use a positive approach to help get great results at each stage. Their techniques were developed by leading dog trainers and animal behaviorists and are proven to be effective.

“Training to me is like what a tennis ball is to a Retriever. I can’t get enough and I always want to train more!” Josh, Trainer
“I love seeing the spark of recognition in the eyes of pet parents and dogs when they finally understand each other.” Ashley, Trainer
“I enjoy enhancing lives and touching families by helping dogs through training.” Mervyn, Trainer
“It’s so rewarding watching a family grow together!” Amanda, Trainer

Dog Training Classes


We structure our classes by age & skill level, so pet parents can choose the course that best fits the developmental needs of their dog

Puppy Training

For puppies 10 weeks to 5 months old

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$119 U.S./CAN

Puppy Training

For puppies 10 weeks to 5 months old

Start your new pet off on the right paw with this 6-week puppy training class that encourages and reinforces good behavior. Our Accredited Dog Trainers work with the natural instinct of puppies to stay near their pet parents, teaching potentially life-saving cues to help with those first months of life.

A great introductory class that teaches:

  • Simple cues like sit, come & stay
  • Basic manners
  • Socialization with people & other dogs
  • Loose-leash walking

Beginner Training

For dogs 5 months & up with no previous training

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$119 U.S./CAN

Beginner Training

For dogs 5 months & up with no previous training

This 6-week course gives pets a solid foundation of basic behaviors. Untrained adolescent and adult dogs can become easily distracted by their environment, which is why this class focuses on important impulse-control exercises.

Class teaches:

  • Simple cues like sit, come & leave it
  • Basic house manners
  • Problem solving
  • Loose-leash walking

Intermediate Training

For dogs who already know basic cues

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$119 U.S./CAN

Intermediate Training

For dogs who already know basic cues

Our 6-week course helps dogs who already know basic cues, achieve the same results in situations involving more distance, duration and distractions.

About the class:

  • Review learned behaviors
  • Practice behaviors with added distractions
  • Learn heel, wait, go to bed & more
  • Prerequisite: Puppy Training, Beginner Training or comparable skill level

Advanced Training

Helps enforce reliability & more complex behaviors

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$119 U.S./CAN

Advanced Training

Helps enforce reliability & more complex behaviors

As the final step in the training curriculum, our 6-week course helps ensure reliability in a variety of situations—with fewer rewards. A graduation diploma is presented to all participants at the end of the course.

About the class:

  • Master advanced behaviors & tricks
  • Work on supervised separation
  • Play specialized games to build reliability
  • Practice behaviors with increased distractions
  • Prerequisite: Intermediate Training or comparable skill level

Private Dog Training

One-on-one training session with an Accredited Dog Trainer

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30 mins. $49 U.S./CAN
1 hr. – (2) 30-min. sessions $89 U.S./CAN
4 hrs. – (8) 30-min. sessions $219 U.S./CAN

Private Dog Training

A single, one-on-one training session with an Accredited Trainer tailored to an individual pet's needs. Perfect for irregular schedules or dogs who need extra attention. Take as many classes as needed.

Personal Training Camp

Single 30-min. session with an Accredited Trainer

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30 mins. $35 U.S./CAN
2 hr. – (2) 30-min. sessions $120 U.S./CAN
4 hrs. – (8) 30-min. sessions $200 U.S./CAN

Personal Training Camp

A 30-min. session that provides individualized attention from an Accredited Trainer

Trick Training

For dogs 5 months & up with previous training

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$119 U.S./CAN

Trick Training

For dogs 5 months & up with previous training

This 6-week course teaches dogs playful tricks through the use of a handheld clicker that helps with positive reinforcement. Advanced cues include crawl, take a bow, high five and roll over. Also encourages effective communication between pets and pet parents.

Prerequisite: Puppy Training, Beginner Training or comparable skill level"

SATISFACTION GUARANTEED
If you're not 100% satisfied with your results, we'll keep working with you & your pet until you are – even if you need to retake the class for free!

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