Virtual Dog Training

Welcome!

Get quality dog training from the comfort of your home. Started in April 2014, our online training program offers convenient virtual training to dog owners around the world. Whether you’re looking for private one-on-one training or small group training, we can help. With Valor K9 Academy – Online, you get access to our incredible lineup of certified, professional trainers for help with all your training needs. Scroll down to find out more!

Online Options

Private training is all about you and your dog! In this program, you work 1-1 with a professional Valor K9 Academy trainer. You tell us your training goals, and we create a plan to put you on the path to success!

No question or problem is too big or too small. We commonly help owners with:

-puppy training
-crate training
-socialization questions
-basic commands like sit, down and stay
-off leash recall using the remote collar
-walking nicely on leash instead of pulling
-the place command
-tricks for mental stimulation
-resource guarding issues
-bad manners at the door
-jumping on guests
-having accidents in the house
-nonstop barking
and more!

Our trainers have thousands of hours of experience training dogs in person, so online training is a breeze! They are all certified through Valor K9 Academy and have worked with puppies and adult dogs of all ages, needs and breeds.

Let our trainers help you get your puppy started on the right paw, problem solve your dog’s unwanted behaviors and teach reliable obedience on and off leash. If you need help training your service dog, we can help with that too!

Lessons are one hour and can be done via Zoom, FaceTime or Facebook Video. One lesson is $125, three lessons is $350 and five lessons is $500. There is no additional charge to train multiple dogs with one training package.

Email jenna@valork9academy.com for more information.

Our virtual Group Classes give you the opportunity to train from the comfort and safety of your home. During this time of quarantine, we are spending more time than ever with our dogs. Let’s make it productive and have fun training! We are currently offering puppy, basic obedience and tricks group classes options with more to come in the future.

6 Week ZOOM Puppy Class

Our virtual Puppy Class is for puppies eight weeks to eight months of age. This fun and engaging puppy class meets once a week for approximately 45 minutes. Each class covers 2-3 basic commands, confidence building and Q&A. The total cost is $120. We ask for a non-refundable $60 deposit to enroll, and the balance of $60 is due before the first class. Our class minimum is four puppies, and we cap the class at eight puppies. This class will get you and your puppy off to a great start together!

Next ZOOM Puppy Class starting January 11th 2021 6pm MT. Now enrolling!

8 Week ZOOM Basic Obedience Class

Our virtual Basic Obedience Class is for dogs six months and older. This class teaches a solid training foundation first using positive reinforcement, then we add a training collar to make obedience reliable around distractions. Dogs will learn to focus, sit and stay, down and stay, walk on a loose leash (heel), go to their place bed and stay on it (place command), have good manners around people and other dogs, learn to leave it (impulse control) and learn foundation recall training. It is a fun but challenging class that will get you great results! Class meets once a week for an hour. The total cost of class is $240. We ask for a non-refundable $120 deposit to enroll, and the balance of $120 is due before the first class. Our class is four to eight dogs.

We are now enrolling for our next class! It starts January 14th at 6:30pm MT.

6 Week ZOOM Basic Tricks Class

Tricks are great for mental stimulation! They’re a fun way to challenge your dog and build a bond as a team. We offer basic and advanced tricks classes. Each class is 30 minutes long. You’ll learn how to introduce the clicker and use it to teach one new trick each week. The total cost is only $60 ($10 per class). The deposit to save a spot is $30 (non-refundable), and the balance is due before the first class. Class size is four to eight dogs.

Our next class starts January 30th 11am MT, and we are now enrolling!

Class cost does not include equipment. Email jenna@valork9academy.com to enroll or ask questions.

“Mentoring is a brain to pick, an ear to listen, and a push in the right direction.” – John Crosby

Having a good mentor in your back pocket is a powerful tool. Being a dog trainer can be challenging – running a business is even harder! The Mentor Program gives current and future trainers an opportunity to get one-on-one help from Valor K9 Academy Owner and Head Trainer, Amy Pishner. Amy is a triple certified dog trainer. She has trained thousands of dogs over the past eight years, and she has trained and mentor nearly 100 trainers. If you have questions or need help on your training journey, the Mentor Program is for you.

In this program, you’ll get the help and advice you need to succeed in this competitive industry. No question is too basic or too complicated. Common topics include:

-how to become a dog trainer
-continued education
-business start-up
-program structuring and pricing
-training techniques
-using training collars correctly
-foundation training
-confidence building
-handling difficult clients
-creating successful training plans
-scheduling
-work/life balance
-marketing
-social media
and more!

Mentor sessions are completely confidential. A one hour phone call session is $200 and a one and a half hour session is $300. Sessions are being offered Monday through Thursdays from 12 to 5pm MT. The wait list is two months long.

Email Amy Pishner for details: info@valork9academy.com

“What I think the mentor gets is the great satisfaction of helping somebody along, helping somebody take advantage of an opportunity maybe he or she did not have.” – Clint Eastwood

Our Training in Action

Testimonials

“We recently started doing the virtual online lessons with Jenna and it has been absolutely amazing. She is a VERY knowledgeable trainer and definitely knows what she is talking about. I have learned things about training that I did not know, the most important being foundation training. Maya is already an obedient dog and loves to please, but her nervousness for people gets in the way of her having a good time while out in public. Jenna is giving me all the steps to help Maya with this new journey of hers and I couldn’t be more happy! Thank you so much Jenna!”

-Alyssa Corcoran

“Had my first class and I was really happy with how Jenna helped me with my dog. She’s clearly very knowledgeable and I am confident that with her help my dog will gain confidence.”

-Cate Somoza

“We did our first lesson this week with Jenna. She is very thorough and patient. I can’t wait to see Simba progressing thanks to Jenna’s help!”

-Margot Prieur

“This morning I had a 60 minute mentor program phone session with Amy, and it was money and time well spent. She was very open, helpful and through our conversation I had over two pages of notes! I very much appreciated her honesty and she helped me organize my thoughts and create a solid game plan for my goals. I highly recommend using her services if you’re in need of a sounding board for your personal aspirations in the dog world.”

-Samantha Lee

“Amy was so helpful with advice about adding a second dog to my home. She really helped me decide what kind of behavior I wanted ultimately and how to get it. I answered her questions and realized my expectations were off She helped me set realistic boundaries for them and directions for how to do it. She really helped me to think about and prevent problems before they even started instead of just waiting and reacting to problems. Thank you Amy!”

-Breanne Neal

“I can honestly say I have nothing but great praise to lead trainer Dana for all she’s done with training my dog -from the “Puppy Head Start Program” to the virtual training lesson I did to help progress my dog’s obedience. Definitely well worth the money, and I’ll absolutely would do it again within a blink of an eye with my next dog. Very appreciative and thankful.”

-Chris Morris

“Exceptional knowledge in all aspects of dog training. Amy and her staff are very professional, kind, and straight forward. They are really good at teaching the humans too (hardest part!!). My relationship with my GSD is strong and healthy thanks to Valor K9! Do not waste your time or money elsewhere.”

-Melissa Kossuth

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