Dog Training Toronto

#1 Dog Training Academy in Ontario


We offer a Lifetime Support because we stand by our product.  Our world class trainers have a 99.9% success rate with all of our board and train programs.

Friendly K9 Dog Training Academy has trained over 8,000+ dogs, so we understand that every dog is different and therefore requires a unique training approach. We offer board & train programs for dogs of all ages. Our services include puppy training, service dog training, aggressive dog training, anxiety dog training and obedience dog training. 

Who we are

Friendly K9 Dog Training Academy

At Friendly K9 Dog Training Academy, we provide the very best training by our world-class dog training experts.  To date we have trained over 8,000+ dogs in many different programs and we believe in an emotional relationship based approach when it comes to dog training at our academy. We cater to your dogs individual needs to help them to reach their full potential, guaranteed! 

No matter the breed, age or behavioural issues, our world class dog trainers can help your dog. We offer group classes, 1:1 private sessions and board & train programs.  The bottom line is, if you have a dog, we have a program that will fit your dogs needs. When you come to Friendly K9 you learn REAL life training from the professionals!

Our Guarantee

One of the most commonly asked questions we get is, “What is your guarantee?”.  The answer is simple: we offer lifetime support with every program you enrol in!

At Friendly K9 Dog Training Academy, we will work with you and your dog to determine the best training course.  Our certified trainers will provide the very best instruction every day of your dog’s stay.  Training is not over when the course is complete: training is forever.   

For your dog to stay sharp and continuously progress in their obedience, it is imperative that training be a part of their life everyday.  Our certified trainers will provide you with the appropriate tools to continue training at home.

Our post-training support is there to assist you should questions arise.  Our goal is to help our human clients build a lifelong bond with their furry companions and we are here every step of the way.  A friendly K9 dog is a client for life!

Why Choose Us

Our dog trainers are specialized in many different areas when it comes to dog training. No matter the breed, age or behavioural issues, our world class dog trainers can help your dog.

Company Mission

At Friendly K9 Dog Training Academy we are dedicated to providing the highest-quality dog training services for both our clients and their dog, so that they both live a happier and healthier life together.  We believe that every dog deserves to be well-trained, and we are passionate about helping our clients achieve this goal. 

Our number one goal is to help you build a strong bond with your dog, and we will work with you to tailor a training plan that meets your unique needs.

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Services we provide

puppy training

01. Puppy Training

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Puppy training is a great way to get started on the training process. These programs are designed specifically for puppies, and offer a structured environment in which to learn basic obedience commands. 

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obedience dog training

02. Obedience Dog Training

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Obedience dog training is essential for any pet owner who wants a well-behaved companion. At Friendly K9, we offer both beginner and advanced courses to help dogs of all ages and abilities learn the basics of obedience.  

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agressive dog training

03. Anxiety and Aggressive Dog training

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Dogs that are aggressive need special handling and a different approach than dogs with other behavioural issues. At Friendly K9, we cover everything from muzzle conditioning and proper restraints to confidence building and socialization. 

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04. Service Dog Training

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Service dog training is not only for guide dogs anymore. These invaluable animals are now being used for a wide variety of service roles, from people with autism, PTSD and mental health issues to seizure response dogs. 

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Contact Us Today

Friendly K9 Dog training Academy offers a variety of programs to suit every dog’s needs. From obedience training to behavioral modification, our experienced trainers will work with you to create a tailored program that fits your dog’s individual personality and needs. Contact us today to learn more about how we can help you and your furry friend!


Anyone who has ever trained a dog knows that there are certain basic commands that all dogs should learn. These commands provide a foundation for more advanced training and can help dog owners to better communicate with their furry friends. The seven basic dog commands are sit, down, stay, come, heel, off, and no. While each of these commands has a specific meaning, they all share one common goal: to help the dog owner maintain control over the animal. By teaching these basic commands, dog owners can help to ensure that their dogs behave in an appropriate manner and do not become a nuisance to themselves or others.

Training your dog can be a daunting task, but with the right method it can be easy and fun for both you and your pup. The best method to train your dog will vary depending on the individual dog and what you hope to achieve. For example, if you want your dog to learn to sit, a positive reinforcement technique like rewarding them with treats every time they perform the desired behavior is often most effective.  Ultimately, the best method to train your dog is the one that works best for both you and your furry friend. With patience and a little trial and error, you’ll be able to find the perfect training method for your pup in no time.

The first thing you should train your dog to do is sit. Once your dog knows how to sit, you can begin to teach them other commands. Sit is a simple behavior that dogs naturally want to do, so it is easy to teach. Dogs also have to sit when they are groomed, so it is a good behavior for them to learn. Start by asking your dog to sit while you are holding a treat in your hand. As soon as they sit, give them the treat and praise them. With practice, your dog will learn to sit on command.

Training a dog can seem like a daunting task, but it doesn’t have to be. By breaking the process down into five simple steps, you can easily teach your dog basic obedience commands and tricks. The first step is to establish yourself as the alpha. This means being consistent with your commands and always rewarding good behavior. The second step is to socialize your dog, so he or she is comfortable around other people and animals. The third step is to begin teaching basic obedience commands like sit, stay, and come. The fourth step is to continue building on those commands by adding new tricks and behaviors. And the fifth step is to be patient and persistent- if you’re consistent with your training, you’ll see results in no time!

There is no one-size-fits-all answer to this question, as the best way to discipline a puppy will vary depending on the individual dog’s personality and behavior. However, there are a few general tips that can be helpful when disciplining a young dog. For example, it is important to be consistent in your commands and expectations, and to use positive reinforcement whenever the pup behaves in the desired way. Additionally, it is important to avoid using physical punishment, as this can often do more harm than good. If you are having trouble disciplining your puppy, it is best to consult with a professional trainer or behaviorist who can help you develop a tailored plan for your specific dog.

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