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Contact Us for Expert Dog Training! 

All Military and First Responders receive 15% off Training or Boarding at all times.

Benefits of Professional Dog Training

  • Improves safety. Dogs who have learned to recall on command, wait and practice impulse control are far safer in real-world environments. Plus, well-mannered dogs who don’t jump or pull the leash are less likely to accidentally cause harm to their owners or another person.
  • Improves home harmony. Not being able to effectively communicate with your dog can be frustrating for everyone. Good dog training ensures your dog understands what’s expected of them and helps you enjoy your dog’s company even more.
  • Reduces challenging behaviors. Behaviors like jumping, begging at the table, and excessive barking often result from a lack of clear communication between human and dog. Our professional dog trainers teach families to understand the driving forces behind unwanted behaviors and how those behaviors might be reinforced in the home environment.
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Training your dogs in two locations. Serving Corona, Lake Elsinore, Eastvale, Norco, Jurupa Valley, Chino, Chino Hills, Riverside, Ontario, Rancho Cucamonga, Yorba Linda, Riverside, Moreno Valley, Perris, Menifee, Murrietta, Temecula, Grand Terrace, Canyon Lake, Fontana, Rialto, Colton, Redlands, and San Bernardino.

Better K9 Offer the Best Local Dog Training Programs Near You

Board & Train

This highly effective program is like an action-packed dog training camp for dogs. Because dog training takes place during a stay at our resort, the canine student enjoys maximum one-on-one time with our professional dog trainers as well as a balance of playtime and learning. Here’s what’s included:

  • All the amenities of a stay at our resort
  • Playtimes either in group or with a caregiver
  • Multiple daily training sessions
  • Daily wellness checks
  • Take-home resources and exercises
  • Ongoing support from our team

Private Lessons

For pet parents who prefer a more hands-on approach, we offer two kinds of private dog training lessons. Training at our facility takes place in a dedicated training yard and includes controllable levels of distractions to improve your dog’s focus when faced with real-world situations. We can also come to your home and involve the whole family.

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Group Classes

This option provides a classroom setting where a small class works with one of our experienced dog trainers. We offer a variety of group classes focused on different skill levels and goals.

Other Dog Training Programs

  • Puppy training
  • Canine sports
  • Pack acclimation
  • Aggression issues
  • Anxiety control
  • K9 Good Citizen training
  • Protection & other specialty training
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Better K9 Dog Handler Training Course

Embark on an exciting journey towards a fulfilling career in dog training with Better K9’s Dog Handler Training Course!

Are you passionate about dogs and eager to turn that passion into a rewarding career? Look no further than Better K9’s comprehensive program!

Discover the Difference: 

At Better K9, we offer a unique six-week course that blends classroom theory with hands-on experience. With decades of experience, our instructors will guide you through every aspect of dog handling and training.

Diverse Learning Experience:

Our course stands out with its opportunity to work with a wide variety of dogs and breeds. From playful pups to seasoned veterans, you’ll gain invaluable experience handling different personalities and temperaments.

Comprehensive Curriculum:

This option provides a classroom setting where a small class works with one of our experienced dog trainers. We offer a variety of group classes focused on different skill levels and goals.

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Three ladies holding small dogs at a training session

Unlock Your Potential:

Whether you’re a beginner or an experienced handler, our course caters to all levels. Gain confidence as you master handling techniques and build a strong foundation for a successful career in dog training.

Certificate of Completion: 

Trainees will receive a certificate of completion at the end of the course, marking their achievement and readiness to begin their career in dog training.

Masters Certificate Opportunity: 

Upon completion of practical hours logged with our facility or a certified instructor, trainees can receive their Masters Certificate, further solidifying their expertise in the field.

Join the Better K9 Family!

Ready to take the first step towards a fulfilling career? Enroll in Better K9’s Dog Handler Training Course today!

Contact us now to learn more about enrollment and start dates. Let’s make your passion for dogs a reality with Better K9!

Dog Training FAQ

What vaccinations are required for dog training?

To keep our guests safe and healthy, we require all dogs be up to date on their vaccinations for rabies and Bordetella. We also highly recommend the canine influenza vaccinations.

What happens during the dog training evaluation?

You’ll meet one-on-one with a member of our professional training team to discuss your goals, challenges, and experiences. We’ll explain our processes, tell you about our programs and facility, and help determine the best training approach for your situation. This meeting is also the first step in developing your pet’s customized training program. Payment plans are available.

Can you work on a specific goal with my dog?

Our professional dog trainers have worked with dogs of all breeds, ages, and challenges, so we may be able to help with a particular challenge. When you come in for your free training evaluation, we’ll discuss how we can help.

Do you offer puppy training?
Yes! Starting training early is one of the most important things you can do for your dog. We offer a special puppy curriculum which builds a foundation for basic obedience, home manners, and early social skills.
Is my dog too old to benefit from training?
Never. It may require extra persistence, but dogs of any age can learn from good training.
Do you offer protection training?

Yes! We offer protection training at our Riverside location. Please call and speak to our team so we can explain how protection training at Better K9 works.