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Whether you have a young pup, older dog or a rescue, PetSmart dog 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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NEW! Virtual Dog Training

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Dog Training

Whether you have a young pup, older dog or a rescue, PetSmart dog 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

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    • Fundamental Package

      Create the perfect course schedule for your pup! Choose a Puppy OR Beginner Class AND an Intermediate class. Our Accredited Dog Trainers will work with you & your pet to encourage & reinforce good behavior.

    • Advanced Package

      The perfect package for dogs who have completed the Puppy Training or Beginner Training class. 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

      Best Value! Our 3-class package provides overall training that starts with the fundamentals and addresses problem behaviors while working up to advanced skills. Package includes: Puppy or Beginner Training AND Intermediate AND Advanced Training.

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    • Stress Less™ Training

      (10 weeks & up) A 3-week program for dogs with anxious behaviors related to separation anxiety. Learn ways to comfort your dog & get tips to help them feel more confident & secure. Plus, discover...

      (10 weeks & up) A 3-week program for dogs with anxious behaviors related to separation anxiety. Learn ways to comfort your dog & get tips to help them feel more confident & secure. Plus, discover new products that can make them feel more at ease.

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    • Puppy Training

      (10 weeks to 5 months old) A 6-week introductory class that teaches you how to communicate with your puppy & focuses on basic skills like "come when called" & loose-leash walking. Also addresses...

      (10 weeks to 5 months old) A 6-week introductory class that teaches you how to communicate with your puppy & focuses on basic skills like "come when called" & loose-leash walking. Also addresses socialization & preventing common problem behaviors.

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    • Beginner Training

      (5 months & older) For dogs with no previous training, this 6-week introductory class will teach basic manners with impulse control & relationship-building exercises. Also focuses on redirection...

      (5 months & older) For dogs with no previous training, this 6-week introductory class will teach basic manners with impulse control & relationship-building exercises. Also focuses on redirection techniques, 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", "place" &...

      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", "place" & more. Pre-requisite: Puppy or Beginner

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    • Brain Games™ Training

      Brain Games™ Training is a fun, yet challenging class for dogs of all ages. This class will provide physical & mental stimulation that will help improve communication, lessen hyperactivity & boredom,...

      Brain Games™ Training is a fun, yet challenging class for dogs of all ages. This class will provide physical & mental stimulation that will help improve communication, lessen hyperactivity & boredom, while building a stronger bond between you & your dog. Dogs will learn how to Read Cue Cards, Color Differentiation, Targeting & more. Pre-requisite: Intermediate

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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 & about, advanced heel with...

      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 & about, advanced heel with distractions & more. A graduation diploma is presented to all participants at the end of the class. Pre-requisite: Intermediate

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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, identify signs of stress...

      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, identify signs of stress & enhance communication & reliability with your dog. Pre-requisite: Advanced

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    Private Classes

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    • Private Training

      In a setting with just you, your dog & an Accredited Trainer, we’ll work to address problem behaviors and can teach new tricks & skills. A great option for pet parents with irregular schedules or...

      In a setting with just you, your dog & an Accredited Trainer, we’ll work to address problem behaviors and can teach new tricks & skills. A great option for pet parents with 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

      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 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 private sessions. Available as a single 30-minute session or as a 4- or 8-pack.

      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

      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....

      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. Pre-requisite: Puppy or Beginner

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Virtual Dog Training

  • Virtual Training - 1 Session

    One-on-one training with an Accredited Trainer held online from the comfort of your own home. This 30-minute introductory session allows you & your pet to meet your Trainer and discuss the behaviors you want to focus on. Your Trainer will begin observing the behaviors and introduce one or two new cues.

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    $35
  • Virtual Training - 4 Sessions

    One-on-one training with an Accredited Trainer held online from the comfort of your own home. Four 30-minute sessions will provide time to teach multiple cues and work on them in different environments with a variety of distractions. It also allows time for working on unwanted behaviors as well as following up to ensure the concerns are addressed successfully.

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    $126

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If you’re not 100% satisfied, we’ll work to make it right — even retaking the in person or online dog training class for free!

At PetSmart, our Accredited Pet Trainers believe that positive reinforcement builds positive behavior for both pets and people....

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