WHY US

Shepherds Kennel for Animal Training & Behavior


is an educational institution that teaches inspired animal training through innovative programs designed for both experienced and aspiring teachers. We advance the field of force-free training through community and peer collaboration, and we help our faculty and alumni become more successful through close business partnerships.

HISTORY

18 February, 2007


Where We Started


Shepherds Kennel was founded by John Franklin Training, and launched nationally in 2007 with training centers throughout North America.

22 April, 2012


Step by Step


Shepherds Kennel was created due to many requests we received from trainers who needed help in setting standards for good training practices and in making trainers more financially successful.

26 August, 2015


Our Development


We believe that our facilities are of the highest quality in the state. The indoor facility is fully matted with non-slip, shock absorbing rubber flooring. Our training center occupies the area of 5,000 square feet and is well-lighted, heated and air-conditioned.

CAREER

Graduate with Confidence


After completing the Professional Dog Trainer Course, your skill sets and credentials will make you a strong candidate for prospective clients and employers.


Whether you choose to start your own business or join a great organization, you’ll have the skills to provide many of the services that make dog trainers successful, including:



THE TRAINING TEAM

Eva Adamson


Owner / Senior Trainer / Examiner

Mark Johnson


Senior Trainer / Examiner

Natalie Barnes


Trainer / Examiner


Thomas Bishop


Trainer / Examiner

DAYCARE

1

Friends Galore


This is the place for your dog to meet and play with a variety of other dogs. All sizes, shapes, and breeds are for their socialization.

2

Exercise


We run the daylights out of them! There is just no other sustained exercise opportunity to match doggie daycare!

3

Safety


We have a professional staff that is knowledgeable in dog behavior continually monitoring the play and activity.

SWIM

Graduate with Confidence


Our pool water is pH-balanced with mineral additives to promote healthy skin and coat. Swimming improves flexibility and range of motion. Cardiovascular health is as important in our dogs as it is for us. A 15-minute swim is equivalent to a 1-mile run.



REVIEWS

" I would just like to say thank you for your prompt and effective service, for your friendly and professional support staff! I will recommend your expert company to all my friends. "


Monica Higgins, Client


" Hi, guys! You’ve solved my problem in no time! Your efficient services and customer care are second to none! I am very happy! I will surely share my experience with my friends! "


Olivia Grosh, Client