Dog Training Classes

National Train Your Dog Month – Use the discount code “SITFOR20” to receive 20% off dog training classes in January.


Train Your Dog to Be a Superstar

Dealing with pet behavior issues or just want to teach your pup the basics? The Arizona Humane Society is excited to offer dog training courses and private training lessons at both our Nina Mason Pulliam Campus for Compassion and Sunnyslope Campus for dogs and puppies. Our classes, taught by certified trainers, are limited in size to give you and your pet the attention you need to learn. You and your dog can learn things like:

  • Sit
  • Down
  • Stay
  • Come
  • Loose leash walking
  • Solutions to other common problems

Pet parents enrolled in AHS’ dog training courses will receive discounted private lessons as well as additional, free “after school” one-on-one time with our trainers to perfect harder to learn skills.

Register today to turn your dog into the best behaved pet on the block! For more information, email us at

Dog Training Courses

Basics – Four-Week Class - $85

Start your pet off on the right paw with a basic training class that encourages and reinforces the right behavior.

This class is for dogs of all ages.

Sign Up for Basics

Have a dog under 25 pounds? Join us for a special “Small Dog” Basics – Our same basics curriculum with little dog flair!

Sign up for Small Dog Basics

Intermediate – Four-Week Class - $85

Does your dog already have the basic obedience commands down?  This class covers heel, stay despite distractions and distance, politely greet other dogs, wait at the door and gain reliability in the real world.

Sign up for Intermediate Dog Training

Advanced - Four-Week Class - $85

Ready to take your dog’s training to the next level?

Our Advanced dog training course will prepare your dog for Canine Good Citizenship Certification.

Sign up for Advanced

Private Lessons

Private Lessons – $85

Our one-on-one training sessions are ideal for your lovable pup to learn their basic manners in a private setting.

Our private lessons are available as two, 30 minute sessions or one, hour-long session and are customized to each dog’s needs.

Sign up for Private Lessons

Not sure where to start? Fill out our Client Questionnaire and we’ll help you find the right fit!

In-home Private Lessons - Pricing Varies

Our trainers can come to your home for those that have a very busy schedule or for a more personal involvement that some pups may need.  Sessions are one hour.

To schedule your in-home, private lesson call 602.997.7585 Ext. 2043 or email us at

Private Training Package– $150

Our one-on-one training, private training package includes four, 30 minute sessions or two, hour-long sessions.

To schedule your private lesson call 602.997.7585 Ext. 2043 or email us at

Personalized Consultations - Pricing Varies

Speak with our certified trainers about your pup from the comfort of your home. In these 30 minute conversations, we evaluate behavior specific to your home environment and set goals with you and your pet. Consultations are available in-home or via Skype!

To schedule your consultation call 602.997.7585 Ext. 2043 or email us at

Specialty Training Classes

Tricks – Four-Week Class - $85

Dog tricks are not only fun games with your pup, but also help improve our communication and bond with our dogs!  We will learn over 10 tricks throughout the course and work towards a Novice Trick Dog title. No perquisites for this course, however sit and down are helpful.

Sign up for Tricks

Reactive Rover - Five-Week Class - $175

Does your dog bark or jump at other dogs while on walks?

In our Reactive Rover class, pet owners will learn strategies to manage their reactive pups. If you are interested in registering for Reactive Rover, please fill out the Reactive Rover Questionnaire. Your questionnaire will be reviewed by a member of our behavior team, and we will contact you with next steps.

This class is not appropriate for dogs who only exhibit aggression toward other dogs while off-leash, or who exhibit aggression toward people. All family members are encouraged to attend.

Call 602.997.7585 Ext. 2043 or email us at with questions.

Reactive Rover Registration

Puppy Parties - Free

Socializing your puppy is one of the most important steps in raising a happy, well-behaved dog.

AHS’ Puppy Parties provide a safe, secure and clean environment for your puppy to practice important social skills with other puppies and people.

Our Puppy Parties are held Sundays at our Sunnyslope Campus (SS) and Saturdays at our Campus for Compassion (CC) and are open to pups 12weeks to 5-months-old.  Humans must bring a puppy to attend.

Please bring proof of your dog’s current vaccinations to every class. All dogs must have at least two Da2PP, one Bordetella and Rabies.

Sign up for Puppy Parties!

Canine Good Citizen Certification Test - $15

Is your pup ready to become a Canine Good Citizen?

Dogs must reliably be able to do the following:

  • Sit & down on command
  • Stay with distance
  • Come when called
  • Walk loosely on a leash (without the use of anti-pull equipment)
  • Stay by handler as people or other dogs approac

Sign up for Canine Good Citizen

The Arizona Humane Society is a participant in Project Trade which allows you to trade in your choke, prong, shock collar, scat mat, or bark collar and receive a discount off any AHS dog training service.

*Cancellations must be received at least 48 hours in advance of the class start time in order to receive a full refund of the class fee. To cancel, please email or call 602.997.7585 Ext. 2043. Refunds will be to the same card that the class was charged on.

Class Calendar

Saturday classes are held at our Campus for Compassion (CC) . All other classes are held at our Sunnyslope Campus (SS). Please note the location when selecting your course dates!

Dog Training Tips

Need help now? Check out our pet behavior tips.