FREE Potty Training Seminar 1/4/20

Join us in store from 1-2 p.m. for our FREE seminar led by an Accredited Dog Trainer.

Topics include:

  • Potty training tips
  • Crate training
  • Teaching puppy to go outside

While pets are welcome, this class is designed for pet parents only. Pet age, health & vaccination requirements apply. Subject to availability. Check your store for other available dates.

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Whether you have a young pup, older dog or a rescue, PetSmart training classes can help them learn how to behave appropriately at home and on-the-go. Our Accredited Pet Trainers teach fun & effective group & private classes through positive reinforcement.learn more

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Whether you have a young pup, older dog or a rescue, PetSmart training classes can help them learn how to behave appropriately at home and on-the-go. Our Accredited Pet Trainers teach fun & effective group & private classes through positive reinforcement.learn more

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Training Classes

  • Group Classes

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      Puppy Training

      (10 weeks to 5 months old) A great introductory class that teaches you how to communicate with your dog & basic skills like "come when called" & loose-leash walking. This 6-week class will also...

      (10 weeks to 5 months old) A great introductory class that teaches you how to communicate with your dog & basic skills like "come when called" & loose-leash walking. This 6-week class will also address problem-solving and socialization.

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      Beginner Training

      (5 months & older) For dogs with no previous training, this 6-week class will teach basic manners with impulse control & relationship building exercises. Emphasizing focus, loose-leash walking, "come...

      (5 months & older) For dogs with no previous training, this 6-week class will teach basic manners with impulse control & relationship building exercises. Emphasizing focus, loose-leash walking, "come when called" & "leave it."

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      Intermediate Training

      This 6-week class helps dogs who already know basic cues, achieve the same results in situations involving more distance, duration & distractions. Dogs will also learn new cues like "heel", "go to...

      This 6-week class helps dogs who already know basic cues, achieve the same results in situations involving more distance, duration & distractions. Dogs will also learn new cues like "heel", "go to bed" & more.

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      Advanced Training

      Strengthens your dog’s behaviors to provide faster & more consistent responses & helps improve reliability. Topics covered in this 6-week class include: manners while out and about, advanced heel...

      Strengthens your dog’s behaviors to provide faster & more consistent responses & helps improve reliability. Topics covered in this 6-week class include: manners while out and about, advanced heel with distractions & more. A graduation diploma is presented to all participants at the end of the class.

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      Therapy Dog Training

      This 6-week class is designed to help pet parents & their pets learn & practice skills needed to take a Therapy Dog Evaluation. You'll learn to read your pet's body language & demonstrate positive...

      This 6-week class is designed to help pet parents & their pets learn & practice skills needed to take a Therapy Dog Evaluation. You'll learn to read your pet's body language & demonstrate positive interactions.

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  • Packages for Dogs

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      Fundamental Package

      Save $39!

      Create the perfect course schedule for your pup! Choose two of the following 6-week classes: Puppy Class, Beginner Class or Intermediate Class. Our Accredited Dog Trainers will work with your pet to encourage & reinforce good behavior.

      Advanced Package

      The perfect package for pets who have completed the Puppy Training & Beginner Training classes. Includes the following 6-week classes: Intermediate Class & Advanced Class. Our Accredited Dog Trainers will help build consistency & reinforce good behavior with added distractions.

      Premium Package

      Create a schedule that’s tailored to your pet’s needs. Choose three of the following 6-week classes: Puppy Class, Beginner Class, Intermediate Class or Advanced Class. Our Accredited Dog Trainers will help with reinforcing good behavior & teaching new skills.

  • Private Classes

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      Private Training

      In a setting with just you, your dog and an Accredited Trainer, we’ll teach new behaviors based on your dog’s unique needs. A great option for focusing on your dog’s individual needs. Also perfect...

      In a setting with just you, your dog and an Accredited Trainer, we’ll teach new behaviors based on your dog’s unique needs. A great option for focusing on your dog’s individual needs. Also perfect for irregular schedules or dogs who need extra attention. Take as many classes as needed.

      class includes:

      • Flexible scheduling
      • Custom curriculum
      • Personalized attention

      pricing:

      • 30 mins. $45
      • 1 hr. $89
      • 4 hrs. $219
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      Boot Camp Training Class

      A one-on-one session for PetsHotel guests only. While your dog visits us at PetsHotel or Doggie Day Camp, our Accredited Trainers can help your dog master good manners and basic cues during a private...

      A one-on-one session for PetsHotel guests only. While your dog visits us at PetsHotel or Doggie Day Camp, our Accredited Trainers can help your dog master good manners and basic cues during a private session. We’ll take the hassle out of training, while your pet is in our care.

      pricing:

      • 30-min. session: $35
      • (4 pack) 30-min. sessions: $120 (save $20!)
      • (8 pack) 30-min. sessions: $200 (save $80!)
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  • Other Dog Training Classes

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      Trick Training

      (10 weeks & up with previous training) Learn fun & playful tricks with an Accredited Trainer. This 6-week class teaches tricks using positive reinforcement improving communication with your dog &...

      (10 weeks & up with previous training) Learn fun & playful tricks with an Accredited Trainer. This 6-week class teaches tricks using positive reinforcement improving communication with your dog & continuing to build a bond.

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Special Offers

    30-min. Private Training Session

    Sign up for a 30-minute Private Training Class and let us help you prepare your pet for the holidays!

    We teach:

    • "Sit for Greeting" to prevent jumping up on guests
    • "Go to Your Bed" cue to avoid begging at the table, counter surfing or rushing guests at the door
    • "Leave It" to help keep pets away from presents & holiday decorations
    Offer valid now through 1/5/20. Pet age, health & vaccination requirements apply. Subject to availability.
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    Potty Training Seminar 1/4/20

    Join us in store from 1-2 p.m. for our FREE seminar led by an Accredited Dog Trainer.

    Topics include:

    • Potty training tips
    • Crate training
    • Teaching puppy to go outside
    While pets are welcome, this class is designed for pet parents only. Pet age, health & vaccination requirements apply. Subject to availability. Check your store for other available dates.
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If you’re not 100% satisfied, we’ll work to make it right — even retaking the class for free!

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