Professional Dog Training Near Seattle, Washington

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Your neighbors will love you!

"My neighbor sent their dog to the Academy of canine behavior in bothell and it was a wonderful decision! Their dog went from annoying, barking and loud to well behaved, sweet and quiet! My neighbors and the entire neighborhood are so glad that they sent their doggie to the academy of canine behavior.. he really is like a new dog."

-Melanie Z.

Free Behavior Evaluations

Do you have a precious pet or a pesky pooch? Does you dog bark, chew, have excessive anxiety, or aggression issues? These are just a few of the many behavior issues covered in our Free Behavior Evaluations. Colleen McDaniel (our behaviorist) has been working with canines for nearly 30 years, and is constantly learning and and educating on the current trends in our ever-changing canine world. To get more information about our evaluations, click the Free Behavior Evaluations Link.


5 Week Board and Train

This 5 week program covers all basic obedience, manners, and can help address specific behavioral issues you may be having with your dog. During this 5 week process, we have the family come in at the 2,3,4 and 5 week increments to have individual time working with your dog and a trainer. This program also includes unlimited follow up visits for the life of the dog. For a more in depth look at this program, click on the Board and Train link. 


Obedience Camp

Two Week Obedience Camp.  In this camp, your dog will stay on-site at our facility Monday through Friday and go home over the week-ends. There are two visits with a trainer included in this option, usually on the Friday evenings before taking your dog home for the week-end. There is also an option to add additional weeks as needed. To see more in depth info about what the camp entails, click on the Obedience Camp link.


We offer a wide range of classes including Basic Behavior and Obedience, Beyond Basics, Agility, Rally and Competion Obedience Workshops, Conformation (show dog) classes ,and a NEW K9 Nose Works class. For our current schedule, click on the Classes link to see what we have to offer.


Private Lessons

Private lessons are available for puppies (ages 8 to 16 weeks) as well as adults. For information on setting up a private lesson, click on the Private Lessons Link.

Canine Good Citizen Testing

Did you know AOCB offers Canine Good Citizen testing? This 10-Part test is easily scheduled Monday - Friday by calling our office.

" Started in 1989, the CGC Program is designed to reward dogs who have good manners at home and in the community. The Canine Good Citizen Program is a two-part program that stresses responsible pet ownership for owners and basic good manners for dogs. All dogs who pass the 10-step CGC test may receive a certificate from the American Kennel Club."

Training Questions?

Our Behaviorists are here to help with your training questions, from the simple "which class should we take?" to the more complex questions about a dog being cited by animal control. Please include as much information as possible and note that for many of the aggression issues an in person Behavior Consultation may be needed.