Dog Training Services

Professional Dog Training Services

Your Source for Professional Dog Training

We offer a wide variety of professional dog training services as well as customized programs to meet your individual needs.  As a trusted source for professional dog training throughout the United States for over a decade, our commitment to continued customer service is what sets us apart.

Veterinarian Recommended

Lifetime Support

Affordable Programs

Affordable and Comprehensive Dog Training Solutions

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A major keystone of our business has always been to provide professional dog training services to our pet dog clients.  As such, we have developed a trusted reputation across the globe as being a premier provider of dog obedience and behavior modification services.  

We offer affordable programs at various dog training locations throughout the United States. Our dog obedience and behavior modification programs provide reliable, simple, and effective solutions to meet the needs of our clients. Problem solving and successful rehabilitation are our specialty and we often help dogs and owners that other trainers will not. 

Our trainers are dedicated to providing quality solutions to fit the needs of our clients and their dogs.  At Highland Canine Training, we understand how important your dog is in your life. We also understand how important it is to have a well-trained dog. Our trainers offer professional dog obedience training as well as dog behavior modification and we specialize in aggressive and “hard to train” dogs. We offer puppy training, basic and off-leash dog obedience training as well as private dog obedience lessons for all breeds and all ages.

Know that your dog needs training, but unsure which program is best for them? Read our guide which provides an overview of our most popular training programs!

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Board and Train Programs

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We offer a variety of Board and Train programs at a number of our facilities.  

Our Board and Train programs are great for dog owners who simply don’t have time to establish the foundation training that they are looking to develop in their dogs.  In kennel training is often an ideal program for owners wishing to rehabilitate problem behaviors such as aggression, phobias, fighting, extreme shyness, etc..

These programs afford us the opportunity to work with your dog multiple times per day to ensure that the behaviors are established in the most consistent method possible.  In kennel training also affords us the opportunity for socialization with a variety of people and other dogs at our facilities.  

Our Board and Train programs are veterinarian recommended and  include free follow-up training for as long as you own the dog. 

In Home Dog Training

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In home dog training programs are an excellent way to get your dog professionally trained without leaving the comforts of your own home.

With our in home dog training programs, our trainers come to you and work with your dog several times per week to achieve the consistency that is required to establish good obedience skills in addition to resolving any problem or unwanted behaviors.  Our In Home training programs can deal with a variety of behavior problems from jumping on people to serious aggression issues.  

This course is often recommended for dogs who do not do well in a kennel environment or dogs with medical problems. In home training packages are available in on-leash, off-leash and behavior modification formats.  

Private Lesson Dog Training

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Private lesson dog training programs are an excellent choice for dog owners who have adequate time during their schedule to train their own dogs, but are looking for some professional help.

These dog training programs are designed to give you the opportunity to learn how to train your dog to perform the skills that you want and resolve any problem behaviors with the assistance of a professional dog trainer coaching you through the process.  Our private lessons are also available in on-leash, off-leash and behavior modification formats. 

Private lessons can also be customized to fit your individual needs. Private lessons generally meet once per week for about an hour at your home.  We can work with your schedule and offer private lesson dog training on nights and weekends as well, when available. Our private lesson dog training programs are veterinarian recommended and  include free follow-up training for as long as you own the dog.

Group Class Dog Training

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Group Class dog training is a great way for owners to develop obedience skills while socializing their dog with new people and dogs. 

Group classes can also be an excellent choice for owners looking for something fun to do with their dogs or for owners looking to challenge their dogs with something new. We offer puppy classes such as the American Kennel Club S.T.A.R. Puppy Program that are designed to promote responsible dog ownership and and develop good training habits and social skills at an early age. We have Basic (on-leash) and  Advanced (off-leash) classes for owners looking for more obedience and control with their dogs.  

Our puppy, agility, dog tricks, therapy dog, treibball, and other group dog training classes are intended for those who have completed basic training and are looking to do more with their dogs.  Our group dog training classes meet once per week for 6 to 7 weeks and start at $159 for a series of classes.

Dog Behavior Modification

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At Highland Canine Training, LLC, we specialize in rehabilitating problem behaviors in dogs.  We have rehabilitated thousands of dogs and our programs are sought out by dog owners and rescue organizations throughout the country.  

Our behavior modification programs identify and resolve the root cause of the dogs behavior problem as opposed to some methods of simply correcting or otherwise treating the symptoms.  This method provides reliable results for the life of the dog.  We work with dogs of all breeds and ages to solve some of the most challenging problems. 

We work with fear aggression, phobias, dominance aggression, possessive aggression (resource guarding), inter-male aggression, territorial aggression, barking, biting, fighting and neurotic behaviors.  One of the key aspects of our behavior modification programs is that we teach you how to maintain the behaviors for the life of the dog. Behavior modification can be done in a variety of formats. Our behavior modification programs are affordable and are guaranteed with free follow-up training for as long as you own the dog.  

School for Dog Trainers

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Want to start a career working with dogs? We offer a School for Dog Trainers that will teach you progressive and innovative methods for beginning your new dog training career.

Whether you are interested in learning basic or advanced obedience training, behavior modification, Police K-9 training, competition or sport dog training or even want to advance your skills for a dog related business that you already own, our School for Dog Trainers is the best place to begin. Our programs vary in length from six weeks to twenty-four weeks so that you can get as much information that you want to learn to become a dog trainer.  

We offer a large selection of comprehensive dog trainer programs for detection, protection, Police K9, search and rescue, as well as our Canine Training and Behavior Modification Professionals and Master Dog Trainer program. We also offer the most in-depth Service Dog Trainer School available anywhere.  Our Service Dog Trainer School is taught by current certified professional Service Dog Trainers and students are allowed to work with and learn from dogs that we are currently training. 

Police K9 Sales & Training

Highland Canine Training, LLC specializes in Police K9 training, including Police Patrol, Narcotics Detection, Explosives Detection, as well as Police K9 and working dog seminars, taught by current and former police officers and police k9 handlers. 

Our Police K9 training programs are science based, research driven and some of the most progressive in the industry. We also provide in-depth, comprehensive, scenario-based training for police K9 handlers to ensure that they have the knowledge they need to be effective in the field with their K9 partner.  We offer a variety of Police K9 and working dog seminars that can be customized to meet your current K9 unit needs.  

If you are a department establishing a new Police K9 program and are in need of guidance, a department with an experienced team of handlers that would like advanced tactical training, or if you would like to host a class or Police K9 seminar, we specialize in providing Police K9 training that is customized to fit your needs. 

Service Dog Sales & Training

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It is no secret that dogs are truly amazing animals, able to be trained for a variety of tasks – and some of the most important tasks are those performed by service dogs for their handlers. 

We understand how a service dog can be an invaluable asset for children or adults diagnosed with autism or individuals requiring mobility assistanceOur service dog training is designed to provide the highest quality dogs who are tailored to meet the needs of the individuals and families we work with. 

Your journey with us – from the application process, to the delivery of your service animal, and to the free consultations you’ll have for as long you own the dog – is personalized from start to finish. We’ll work with you every step of the way to understand your requirements and deliver a service dog who will enhance the quality of living for you and your family members.

Search & Rescue Dog Training

The demand for search and rescue dog teams is rapidly growing with the rise of natural and man-made disasters worldwide.  

We offer trained search and rescue dogs for sale as well as a wide selection of search and rescue training courses for both the dog and handler. We offer European imports trained in all facets of search and rescue including, Disaster or Urban Search and Rescue, Wilderness, Tracking/Trailing and Cadaver or Human Remains Detection.  

If you currently own a dog you believe would excel at search and rescue dog training, we will happily evaluate your dog. If it has the proper drives and temperament, we will help you develop a training program to accomplish your goals.  

Executive / Estate Protection Dog Sales

We offer affordable, quality personal protection dogs imported from top quality breeders in Europe. 

Our Protection dogs are meticulously selected and trained to fit your individual needs.  Protection dogs come with a two-year health guarantee against congenital defects as well as life time brush up training to ensure that they maintain the utmost level of proficiency.

All of our protection dogs are trained in both on and off leash obedience to assure that they are reliable and under complete control while off-leash. Protection dogs are selected to be sure that they are social with small children and existing pets and they are trained to ensure that they are housebroken. If you already have a dog that you believe would be a good candidate for protection dog training, we can assist you with that as well. 

We require an evaluation to ensure the dog has the proper drives and temperament to be able to successfully complete protection dog training to the level that you need.