Spokane Dog Training


Opened in June 2015, Valor K9 Academy – Spokane offers professional dog training to Spokane, WA, and the surrounding areas. This location has undergone significant changes over the past few years. We are currently only providing drop-in puppy classes and boarding services for our clients.

We are recommended by…

Path of Hope Rescue, Higher Ground Animal Sanctuary, Furry Farm Rescue, Dog Gone Seattle, Indian Trail Animal Hospital, Regal Veterinary Clinic, Kings Veterinary Clinic, Blackhawk Vet, Northwoods Corsos, Flocks Mini Aussies, Sweet Cream Golden Retrievers, Fidelity Farms Labradors, Tiltonhaus German Shepherds and many more!

Our Spokane Dog Training Services

Drop-in Puppy Class

Due to high demand, our puppy classes are back! Come learn with us in a small group atmosphere in a temperature-controlled building where weather isn’t an issue! Our puppy classes cover introduction to basic commands, confidence building, socialization, exposure and manners. Drop-in puppy classes give your puppy a great start as your furry family member.

Where: Basin Feed & Supply in Cheney, WA
When: offered on a drop-in basis only
Who: social dogs only, 6 months of age and under
Cost: $

**We currently do not have any puppy classes scheduled. Sorry! Will update this page when we do!**

From the weekend visit to the multi-week stay, we provide dogs with an exciting and enriching experience! During their stay, our Stay and Play guests get to play with dog friends, play fetch, go on long walks, take naps, work with our team to achieve the goals on your training wish list… Doggie guests stay at our team members’ homes. We have team members in Cheney and Spokane.

This program is open to clients only. Friendly dogs who are crate trained and house broken are welcome. We keep our program small. On average, our staff members house 1-2 dogs at a time. We believe that a comfortable home setting, supervised by professional staff, is the best setting for dogs.

Cost is $55 per night for the first dog and $40 per night for additional dogs. Add-on bath is $30, nail trim is $20, healthy stuffed frozen kong treat is $4.50 and training is $47.50 per 30 minutes.

Walks, play time, fetch and owner updates are included at no extra charge.

To make a reservation, please email info@valork9academy.com. Tell us your dog’s name, age and social status (if your dog is friendly with people and other dogs or not) and the dates you need boarding. Please note- we typically book several weeks or months in advance so plan ahead if possible.

For past and current client dogs only. All dogs must be crate trained and friendly; no aggressive dogs.

Our Training in Action

Spokane German Shepherd puppy training
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Rottweiler puppy leash training

Meet Team Spokane

maria fell dog trainer bio



Maria Fell is a Host/Part-Time Trainer at Valor K9 Academy – Spokane dog training. She became a client in 2017 and joined our team as a trainer in November 2020. Maria has a bachelor degree in Interdisciplinary Studies and Criminal Justice with a minor in Spanish. She has a background in Law Enforcement and most recently worked as a Probation Officer for the Cheney Municipal Court. Maria occasionally also offers puppy classes.

cody and sam duval


Cody and Sam have been clients with Valor K9 Academy since September 2018. They are both from Spokane, WA, and graduated high school together from East Valley High School. Cody is a U.S. Navy Veteran who is currently attending EWU for a degree in Forensic Science. Sam is a Registered Nurse with a bachelors degree from WSU. She currently works from home as a Performance Improvement Coordinator for LHC Group Inc, so someone is always home with the pups! One of their hobbies since moving in is home renovation. They also enjoy spending time outside with their dogs and hiking.

Cody and Sam have lived in their Spokane Valley home since 2019. They have two dog rooms and a large fenced-in backyard. They have 3 dogs: Finnley, Nala and Mazer.

Regrettably we absolutely do NOT recommend any other trainers in the Spokane area.

Need help training your puppy or dog? We invite you to check out our Boise location for quality training using a fair and balanced approach.