From puppies to seniors, we help dogs of all life stages put their best paw forward with positive Dog Training classes. We offer the tools and training you and your dog need to build a strong bond so you can enjoy a bright future together. Petco is pleased to announce that we offer Online Dog Training; training sessions in the comfort of your home. Book a dog or puppy training session today.
Cat & Dog Grooming is more than skin-deep -- it's essential care for a healthy life. Our certified groomers offer Cat & Dog Grooming services - from baths to nail trims to haircuts - that are designed to suit any need and budget so your pet looks good and feels great year-round. Earn Pals Rewards with each visit, book an appointment for your dog or cat today!
Dog training classes at Petco is an affordable option for pet parents. See our list of individual classes and value packages below.
This 6-week introductory group class focuses on proper socialization and teaches desired behaviors and cues to address common puppy challenges, such as:
• Potty training
• Chewing & teething
• Digging and more
For puppies 2-4 months
This 6-week intermediate group class expands on the behaviors and basic cues learned in Puppy Level 1, introducing:
• The concept of establishing behaviors as routines
• Fun games to keep your puppy's mind active and engaged
• More advanced training cues
For puppies 4-6 months
A 2-class package covering the basics of your puppy’s educational needs. Includes Puppy Level 1, Puppy Level 2 and AKC S.T.A.R. Puppy test.
A comprehensive package giving your puppy the very best in training. Includes Puppy Level 1, Puppy Level 2, one of our adult dog classes, one private lesson and the AKC S.T.A.R. Puppy test.
This 6-week introductory group class is designed to help you better communicate with and train your dog. Dogs will learn behaviors & cues, such as:
• ‘Leave it’
• Loose leash walking
Includes additional behavioral tips to stop unwanted jumping, barking, and digging
For dogs over 6 months old
This 6-week intermediate group class expands on behaviors and cues learned in Adult Level 1, introducing:
• More advanced and complex training techniques
• Fun games to help keep your dog physically and mentally stimulated
• For dogs that have graduated from Adult Level 1 or equivalent
For dogs over 6 months old who have attended Adult Level 1 or equivalent
The American Kennel Club Canine Good Citizen (AKC CGC) certification helps prepare you and your dog for the AKC CGC test as well as improve on existing behavior challenges.
A 2-class starter pack for your dog. Includes Adult Dog Level 1, Adult Dog Level 2 or AKC Canine Good Citizen test.
An all-inclusive training package for your dog. Includes Adult Dog Level 1, Adult Dog Level 2, AKC Canine Good Citizen Class, one private lesson and the AKC Canine Good Citizen test.
Positive dog training focuses on rewarding good behavior instead of punishing naughty behavior. Just like humans, dogs repeat behaviors that they are rewarded for. Our expert dog trainers use positive reinforcement dog obedience training techniques that are supported by decades of research to build respect and trust between you and your dog.
Timing and consistency are essential to successful puppy training. Petco's puppy training services introduce the basics and build on the commands you practice at home with your pup. The puppy training classes cover essential commands, loose-leash walking, problem-solving ideas for potty training puppy, chewing, digging and more. At our in-person puppy group training sessions, our expert dog trainers also leave plenty of time for puppy socialization and playtime.
After completing the puppy training, classes, test your pup's newly acquired skills with the AKC S.T.A.R. Puppy Test through AKC's Canine Good Citizen Evaluators at Petco.
Dog obedience training takes consistency and positive reinforcement. Through Petco's Adult Level dog training services, our expert dog trainers will reinforce positive behaviors while building upon basic cues. We cover, coming when called, sit, stay and politely walking on a leash, managing undesirable behaviors, preventing boredom with enrichment activities, meeting new people, and adjusting to new environments.
Take your dog through the AKC Canine Good Citizen® training sessions with AKC's Canine Good Citizen Evaluators at Petco. This training course will prepare you and your dog to take the AKC Canine Good Citizen® Test which is also offered at Petco.
At Petco, we understand that some dogs and pet parents may need or prefer private dog training classes. Our private dog training services focus on your dog's precise needs. Sign up for one or multiple private dog training classes with one of our expert dog trainers.
Want to learn more about our dog training classes and packages, or speak to an expert dog trainer? Give us a call at (973) 325-5040.
Individual 6-week long classes are available at $149 each. Petco also offers several package options like our Dog Training Essentials package for $249 which consists of 12 weeks of classes. Complete Packages are also available for $379 which include three classes and the AKC Canine Good Citizen test.
Our $249 Puppy Training essentials package covers all the puppy training basics with 12-weeks of Puppy Level 1 and Puppy Level 2 training. Alternatively, our 6-week long Puppy Level 1 and 2 classes can be bought individually for $149 each.
Training classes are typically 6 weeks long, meeting for one hour the same time every week for 6 consecutive weeks.
Our puppy classes address potty training, chewing, teething, digging, and more.
Whether you’re looking for a fashionable makeover with a full-service bath and haircut, a quick trim or an a-la-carte service, your neighborhood Petco groomer is here to care for them completely.
Receive the same outstanding dog grooming services as you would at your local Petco store, but you can also enjoy 100% kennel-free, one-on-one time with our certified groomer in a climate-controlled mobile grooming station. Mobile grooming is a great option to assist pets who struggle with anxiety or nervousness with grooming since there is no crating or transportation needed.
Proper training is essential for you and your dog to live happily ever after. We offer group and individual classes for all ages of dogs based on a positive, rewards-based program you’ll both love.
Creating healthier relationships between pets and pet parents starts with a healthy pet. Whether it's a simple vaccination or a full-service consultation, we care every step of the way.
Don’t risk losing your dog or cat to a deadly disease. Bring your pet into the Vetco Vaccination Clinics where we offer a variety of affordable vaccinations care services to help ensure the health and well-being of your dog or cat.
Bathing your dog at home can be a messy process. Our in-store self-wash stations let you give them the quick, quality wash and leave the clean-up to us. We also provide shampoo and conditioner, so you can pop in and pop out with ease.
Adding aquatic life to your home or workplace can be a complicated task. At Petco, our experts make it easy, and can help you quickly find the species, habitats, food and supplies you need to create your perfect world of water.
Find daily meals, prescription food, treats and more at our in-store pantries. Freshly made at local kitchens and instantly frozen, JustFoodForDogs meals are delicious right out of the package.
Meet adoptable cats and kittens from your community, lovingly cared for right here at your Petco in partnership with a special local Animal Welfare Organization.