Welcome to our training section. Here, at Barkers Anonymous Boutique and Training, we offer a wide range of services to cater to all your dog's needs. From positive reinforcement classes to private training sessions, we have everything you need to ensure your furry friend is happy and well-behaved.
Positive Reinforcement Classes
Our positive reinforcement classes are designed to help your dog learn and grow in a fun and rewarding environment. With experienced trainers and a focus on positive techniques, we aim to strengthen the bond between you and your dog while teaching them essential skills and good behavior.
In our private training sessions, we provide personalized attention to address specific behavioral issues or training goals. Our skilled trainers will work closely with you and your dog to develop a tailored training plan that suits your needs. With one-on-one guidance, we can effectively address any challenges and help your dog thrive.
Our behavioral consultations are ideal for dogs with complex behavioral issues or those in need of specialized assistance. Our experienced trainers will conduct a thorough assessment and develop a comprehensive behavior modification plan to address the underlying causes of the problem. We are dedicated to helping your dog overcome challenges and achieve a balanced and happy life.
We ofer a variety of classes to help you and your furry friend bond and learn together. From puppy classes to advanced training, We use positive reinforcement techniques to help your pet thrive. We also offer fitness classes and privates for behavioral challenges, so you can choose the perfect program to suit your pup's needs and personality. Sign up today and start building a stronger relationship with your pet! Check out our classes below!
Meet Comora Tolliver
Our lead trainer, Comora Tolliver, KPA-CTP, has the knowledge and experience to help dogs and their owners overcome challenges and strengthen their bonds. We offer positive reinforcement training, which focuses on building trust and mutual respect, rather than using punishment-based methods. Comora has been voted the best trainer in North Carolina for two years in a row and has ranked in the top 10% in the country both years. Click below to read more!
Puppy socialization and basic manners are crucial in ensuring that your furry friend grows up to be a friendly and well-adjusted companion. Our training program is focused on positive reinforcement and building a foundation of skills that will last a lifetime. We introduce your puppy to basic cues and polite behaviors while also providing ample opportunities for socialization in a safe and controlled environment.
Invest in your pet's longevity and health with Fitness Fundamentals, a class taught by our expert trainer Kate Riley, KPA CTP, CCFT. This class is designed to enhance your pet's physical abilities, while promoting better health and wellness. Our classes are fun and engaging for both pets and owners, making it easy to stay committed and see results.
Start your journey to a happy and harmonious relationship with your pet with our Over 6 Months Foundations Training Class. Our beginner-level class uses positive reinforcement techniques to establish a solid foundation of obedience and build your pet's confidence. Our trainers are dedicated to creating a fun and supportive learning environment for you and your furry friend.
Take your pup’s training to the next level with our Advanced Canine Good Citizen program. This program builds on the foundational skills learned in our intermediate training and focuses on community, urban, and public access manners. Your dog will be happy and confident in any environment they encounter, and you’ll walk away with an official certificate from the AKC.
Take your dog's training to the next level with our Intermediate Foundations Class. In this course, we focus on expanding basic obedience by teaching behaviors like polite greetings, duration work and how to work through daily distractions. Our positive reinforcement techniques ensure your dog enjoys learning and gains confidence in mastering new skills.
Join our Tricks Class and earn AKC Trick Titles with your furry friend. Our certified trainers will help you teach your dog a variety of tricks by teaching you how to shape and capture behavior, teach targeting behavior,s and many more. This class is fun, engaging, and will help strengthen the bond between you and your dog. With our training techniques, your furry friend will learn skills that are useful for service dogs and therapy dog training. skills.
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Class Price for October classes: $325 8 week class, meets one hour per week.
Private Training: $150.00 per hour.
Join Kate Riley KPA CTP, CCFT for a 6 hour, hands on clinic starting on October 5th. Kate will guide you through the best walking equipment, strategies to help your dog stay calm, engaged and focused as well as providing practical and proven methods and games to make your walks enjoyable.
New In 2024!!!
Snake Avoidance with Kate Riley!
We are super excited that Kate Riley, KPA CTP is adding this super valuable class to our line up! We hear about so many dogs being bit by venomous snakes and having scary encounters with other wild life here in North Carolina. This class can literally be life saving
This course focuses on keeping your dog safe when encountering snakes. You can also use these training techniques to keep your dog safe from other dangerous creatures, ( skunks, porcupines, bears, etc.).
We use positive training, games, remote controlled snakes, fake snakes, as well as snake skin, and feces.
Coming in January, 2024!
January 2024 Class Schedule
Friday, January 12th
Over 6 Months Basics 10:30 - 11:30
Advanced Obedience and CGC 12:30 - 1:30
Puppy Basics (12 weeks - 6 months) 2:00 - 3::00
Fitness Fundamentals Level 1 3:30 - 4:30
Snake Avoidance 5:00 - 6:oo
Saturday, January 13th
Trick Class 11:00 - 12:00
Over 6 months Basic 1:00 - 2:00
Intermediate 2:30 - 3:30
Snake Avoidance Tuesday, March 19th @ 4;00 - 5:00
Friday, March 22nd
Over 6 Months Basic - 10:30 - 11;30
Intermediate - 12;30 - 1:30
Puppy Class (under 6 months old) - 2:00 - 3:00
Fitness Level 1 -3:30 - 4:30
Saturday Martch 23rd
Trick Class - 11;00 - 12:00
Over 6 Months Basic - 1:00 - 2:00
Advanced- 3;00 - 4:00
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Payment is due in full at time of sign up. If for some reason you cannot attend class, refunds are given up to 72 hours prior to class start date. Once the class is within 72 hours of starting or has already begun, there are no refunds,