Adult Dog Training Bay Area

You’d love a dog who is calm when you need him to be, walks without pulling, doesn’t jump all over everyone, comes when called, and is well-adjusted in situations that matter to you.

We know how you feel and we are here to help. Our adult dog training programs make life with your dog peaceful and fun.

You survived puppyhood and now dealing with adolescent selective listening or an adult dog who needs to be integrated into your household. We understand, and together we will make sure the struggles are over quickly. Our expertly tailored training programs are designed to not only strengthen the bond between you and your companion dog, but also ensure your pup is well-adjusted, happy, and healthy.

Our approach combines time-honored techniques with the latest advancements in dog training. Understanding that each dog & family situation is unique, we offer personalized training that caters to the individual needs of your pet, your lifestyle and training goals. From foundation manners group classes to more specialized board & train, day school & private lessons, our certified trainers are dedicated to providing a fun, engaging, and effective learning experience.

Adult Dog Group Classes

Puppies 17 weeks & older, Adolescent & Adult Dogs

You want results at home and out in the world, not just in the classroom.

Our fun, creative classes get you results where they really count – at home and about town. Begin with Basic Manners and then move Beyond: Choose from our catalog of fun classes designed to get you and your dog on the same page at home and wherever the day’s adventures take you. Basic manners are really about calm focus. They are about teaching your dog to be calm & confident – at home or in public. Classes in Mountain View, Campbell and Los Gatos. Next class starts April 27th in Mountain View and April 28th in Campbell.

Adult Dog Board & Train

Puppies 17 weeks & older, Adolescent & Adult Dogs

Sometimes you need a fast track to relief and results. Board & Train is that ticket. An ideal option of busy Silicon Valley professionals, B&T provides an intensive and efficient training solution. Your pup will stay with our trainer in her home while learning the rules of YOUR house.

Whether you are dealing with your adolescent dog’s selective listening or working on integrating your newly adopted adult dog; your dog’s habits are growing faster than you have the time to train or you need to focus on other equally important items on your checklist, B&T is a faster way to get effective and long lasting results.

Adult Dog Day School

Puppies 17 weeks & older, Adolescent & Adult Dogs

It’s a school… just for dogs. Let us take care of the most challenging part for you so you can spend your evenings enjoying a calm and relaxed dog. Day School saves you time and effort, & makes ongoing training more manageable and fun for you.

Our Day School programs get you faster results because we’ll do the training for you. Training is customized to your goals and lifestyle so you can count on your adult dog listening when it matters!

The current school time is 8.30 AM to 2.00 PM.

Adult Dog Private Training

Puppies 17 weeks & older, Adolescent & Adult Dogs

Private dog training offers personalized attention and guidance, fostering a stronger bond between the owner and the dog while addressing specific behavior issues more effectively. A great option to install or refresh foundation manners.

Schedule sessions at your home or outdoors at a time convenient to you. Choose between:

  • Day Training We will train your dog & transfer the learning to you
  • Private Coaching We will show you how to train your dog

Online Classes for Adult Dogs

Adolescent & Leash Reactive Dogs

D For Dogz online adult dog training courses provide pre-recorded lessons, allowing you to work with your pup at your own pace. This is particularly useful for busy individuals who may have varying time availability or need to work on the foundation with leash reactive dogs before they can enroll in group classes. Now, you can seamlessly integrate training into your daily routine.

You may learn with self-paced courses or hybrid training options, including one-on-one personalized in-person coaching or in-person group classes with your certified trainer.

What Our Clients Say

“I took several classes with D For Dog and loved all of them. I really enjoyed that many of the classes were held in different locations around town so your pup gets to practice the skills in the real world.”

Dogs together with pet ownerKelly L, Mom of River & Kaylee, Pitbull puppies

“The one thing that sets Kaajal apart from other trainers is that she uses Positive reinforcement methods and is remarkably good at training humans in how they connect with their puppy as that sets the right foundation.”

Mikkin P, Dad of Munchkin, a Labradoodle Puppy