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Dog Training

Let OUR EXPERT TEAM train your dog

Everyone wants a well-behaved canine companion who can behave in a way that leads to a happy and enjoyable life.  At The Canine Culture™, we help bridge the gap in dog training for your pooch. With more than 40 years of experience training dogs for both companionship and obedience competition, our staff can teach you how to train your dog, or we can do it for you. 

Kyle Heron, owner of the Canine Culture

What DOG TRAINING techniques do we utilize?

Well-behaved dogs are a pleasure to live with, and they are welcome practically anywhere. How do we work to train your pet to be the perfect companion for your life?

We use a positive-reinforcement technique for our training that can help grow the trust and bond between canine and owner.

All training starts with basic obedience, and establishing a proper human-canine relationship.

Limited class sizes, so everyone gets plenty of personal attention and assistance.

Classes are held in our state-of-the-art, climate-controlled training hall or outside, weather permitting.

PRIVATE 1-ON-1 DOG TRAINING

Private lessons are customizable and well-suited for:

Dogs that need advanced training, such as off-leash, out-of-sight stays and hand signal exercises (after completion of our basic obedience group classes).

Puppies less than 16 weeks old that are too young for group classes.  (Requires at least two DHPP vaccinations and one Bordetella vaccination at least one week prior to coming to the facility).

Call us for more details and pricing for your dog’s specific needs!

Board & Train

We offer a few different Boarding School options for your four-legged family member.

Two-week basic training course. $2,100

Four-week foundational obedience training program built around your custom behavioral requests. $4,200

Six-week advanced training course, working on a very customized curriculum for your pet. $6,300

Custom training plans are available. Fees include boarding, professional training and private transfer lessons for you, your household family members, and your pet with the trainer before they are released into your care.

Throughout the program, you are welcome to visit your dog during business hours. However, visits must be pre-arranged, so they do not interfere with training sessions.

Group Classes

Stay tuned for an update on upcoming Group Classes this spring!

HOW TO SIGN UP

Dates and times for private lessons can be arranged at the convenience of you and your trainer. Please call (209) 931-0758 or complete the brief form below to request information.

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS ABOUT DOG TRAINING

What are the requirements for dog training?

Group training obedience classes are open to dogs and puppies of any breed that are 16 weeks or older.

Vaccines must be current for DHPP, Bordetella and Rabies. We accept positive titers reports. Please note: Bordetella vaccines must be administered at least 5 days prior to the first class.

Dogs with social issues (reactive or aggressive behavior towards dogs or people) will need a private evaluation and training session before attending a group class. There is a $80.00 fee. Please call to arrange this before enrolling in group classes.

How and when do I pay you?

For our private one-on-one lessons, as well as our 8-week training series, all payment must be made at time of enrollment. All board and train require a 50% deposit at drop-off and the remaining balance at pick-up. We accept VISA and MasterCard cards for your convenience

How long does it take to train a dog?

The duration of dog training can vary significantly depending on factors such as the dog’s breed, age, temperament, and the specific behaviors you’re aiming to address. Basic obedience training typically takes several weeks to a few months to establish reliable commands such as sit, stay, come, and heel. More advanced training, such as off-leash obedience or specialized tasks like agility or therapy work, may require additional time and consistency. Consistent practice, positive reinforcement, and patience are key elements in achieving successful training outcomes. Of course, dog training is also dependent on you as the owner. It can take time to re-establish your new relationship with your best K-9 friend as you learn to communicate with each other.

What training methods are most effective for dogs?

Effective dog training methods focus on positive reinforcement techniques that reward desired behaviors rather than punishing unwanted ones. Positive reinforcement involves providing rewards such as treats, praise, or playtime when the dog performs the desired behavior, thereby encouraging them to repeat it. This approach builds trust and strengthens the bond between you and your dog while promoting a happy and cooperative learning environment. It’s important to avoid harsh or punitive methods, as these can lead to fear, anxiety, and behavioral issues. Instead, emphasize clear communication, consistency, and patience to help your dog learn and thrive.

What if my dog is reactive to other dogs?
All dogs must be leashed at ALL times while on the property to maintain safety for everyone.

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When you’re busy or away, The Canine Culture™ is a great place for your dog to stay. 

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DOG TRAINING SCHEDULE

See our upcoming dog training class schedule and register now—classes fill fast!

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DOG GROOMING

We have a full-service dog grooming salon in Stockton, CA. Perfect for routine grooming, or a spa day while boarding!

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9751 North Highway 99
Stockton, CA 95212

Serving Stockton, Lodi, Manteca, Modesto, Tracy, Elk Grove, French Camp, Galt and surrounding areas of the San Joaquin Valley & Northern California.

Directions: The Canine Culture is located off West Frontage Road, north of the Morada exit, just north of the Raleys.

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BUSINESS HOURS

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday:  9am-noon | 4-6pm

Sunday: 4-6pm

Closed on Wednesdays & Saturdays