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Training 

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.

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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.

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Private Training

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.

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Behavioral Consultations

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.

                                   Classes

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!

About

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!

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New In 2024!!!

Snake Avoidance with Kate Riley!

Intro To Scent Work with Tracy Rouch

SNAKE AVOIDANCE!
 

Snake Avoidance!!!!!

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!

                 Intro to Scent Work!

This class is designed to introduce dog owners to entry level Scent Work. Classes will cover introducing your dog to odor, reading your dog for their indication, Novice level element hides (Containers, Interior, Exterior and Buried) and will help prepare you to compete with your dog at AKC licensed shows in order to earn titles.

Tracy Rouch has been training for 4 years, trialing for 3, earning titles on 2 dogs. She has volunteered at numerous AKC trials, been a trial chair and trial secretary for various kennel & scent work clubs. Tracy has attended several in person seminars and online webinars and is a member of several forums on K9 detection. In March 2024, Tracy completed the last of the requirements to become an AKC Scent Work Judge and has submitted her application for AKC approval.

Class begins Tuesday, June 3rd from 5:00-6:00.

The class will meet once per week for 8 weeks.

                                     Class Schedule

                      Friday August 9th, 2024

  • Over 6 Months Basics 10:30 - 11:30

  • Intermediate CGC 12:30 - 1:30

  • Advanced 2:15 - 3:15

  • Fitness Level 1 3:45 -4:45

         

                      Saturday August 10th, 2025

  • Snake Avoidance. 10:00 - 11:00

  • Trick Class 11:15 - 12:15

  • Over 6 Months Basics 1:15 -2:15

  • Under 6 Months Puppy Basics 3:15 - 4:15

                     Monday August 12th, 2024

  • Fitness level 2 3:30 - 4:30

                    Tuesday August 13th

  • Scent Work  5:00 - 6:00

                             May 31st, 2024

           Friday

  • Over 6 Months Basics 10:30 - 11:30

  • Intermediate (CGC)  12:30 - 1:30

  • Advanced CGC 2:00 - 3:00

  • Fitness Fundamentals Level 1   3:30 - 4:30

Taught by Comora Tolliver and Cindy Vanwyk​

         Saturday, June 1, 2024

  • Trick Class 11:00 - 12:00

  • Over 6 months Basic 1:00 - 2:00

  • Under 6 Months Puppy Class 3:00 - 4:00

  • Taught by Comora Tolliver and Cindy Vanwyk

     Monday, June 3rd

Fitness Level 2 3:30-4:30

Taught by Kate Riley

      Tuesday, June 4th

Snake Avoidance 4:00- 5:00.

Taught by Kate Riley

Intro to Scent Work  5:00 - 6:00

Taught by Tracy Rouche

     

      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

 

      Call or stop in to sign up.

     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,

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Online Learning

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