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Dog Training

Develop a better relationship with your dog!


Love the dog you're with, and take classes through the KHS Community Behavior Program. All of our instructors have been educated in positive reinforcement training techniques. Our program helps strengthen the bond between dogs and their people through education and positive training.

KHS offers dog training classes ranging from beginning puppy and basic manners, to agility – and just about everything in between! Whether you're interested in training basics, resolving problem behaviors or teaching tricks, KHS has a class for you and your dog.

Why join the KHS Community Behavior Program?

  • Dog training classes

    Because we believe in finding proactive solutions for your companion animals by strengthening and restoring the relationship with your canine. This means every member of our community has access to behavior training from some of the best instructors in the city!
  • Our trainers have been educated in positive reinforcement training and ONLY use dog- and human-friendly techniques.
  • We are proud to have behavior experts holding certifications such as: CPDT-KA (Certified Professional Dog Trainer - Knowledge Assessed), Karen Pryor Academy (KPA) Certified Training Partners (CTPs), Certified Professional Dog Trainer, AKC Canine Good Citizen Evaluator. They also hold professional memberships: Professional Member Association of Pet Dog Trainers, the Association of Pet Dog Trainers (APDT) and the Musical Dog Sport Association (MDSA). These prestigious certifications require hours of in-class and hands-on training experience. All of our trainers can provide veterinarian, client and colleague recommendations and have passed independent, science-based exams to demonstrate knowledge in applicable areas.
  • We have a very low student to instructor ratio (usually not more than eight students per one instructor) to give you and your dog individualized attention.

Want to see when upcoming classes are held? 
View our calendar

Want to sign up for a training class?  
Register online. It's safe and easy!

Want to learn about individual training options?
Visit our Individual Training page.

Problems registering? Please call 253-2883 for assistance.

About the KHS Community Behavior Program

KHS established a comprehensive behavior training program in 2000 to help remedy one of the primary reasons pets are surrendered to animal shelters – behavior problems. Since then, we’ve helped strengthen the bond between pets and owners through education and positive reinforcement training.

Whether it’s teaching basic obedience, resolving problem behaviors or addressing aggression, we are here to help. KHS offers a variety of classes for pets of all ages and ability levels, with classes starting throughout the year at locations across town.

Benefits of Behavior Training

Through education and positive training, we can help…

  • Develop a better relationship between you and your pet
  • Prevent common canine behaviors, like chewing, jumping and play-biting, before they become a problem
  • Address "bad" behaviors like digging, house-soiling and excessive barking
  • Socialize your dog with four-legged and two-legged friends

Plus, all behavior training fees benefit KHS!

If you have questions or need helpful tips, email the KHS Community Behavior Training Program or call
(502) 253-2883.