Dog Obedience Training in Kansas City, MO

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Basic Training

A large portion of people these days are choosing to co-exist with their pet(s) in their home. We love our furry family members, but sometimes we simply wish we could speak dog so that we could understand their needs, especially when residing within the confines of the same home. The communication barrier between pet parents and their dog is the code that we seek to crack here at Elkhound Ranch.

What Can We Help With?
Call our Training Director directly at 816-734-2526 Ext. 4 to have all of your questions answered. Otherwise, you may view the following list of commands and barriers that we commonly address with Pet Parents and Pets:

  • Sit
  • Stay
  • Come When Called
  • Heel/Polite Leash Walking
  • Down
  • Dog Socialization
  • Compulsive/Shy/Nervousness
  • Stop Mouthing
  • Hyperactivity
  • Food Aggression
  • Loading/ Unloading
  • Quiet/ Stop Barking
  • Stop Nipping
  • Stop Jumping
  • Escaping/Boundaries
  • Stop Chewing
  • Stop Door Bolting
  • Go to Place & Wait
  • Stop Digging
  • Stop Trash Digging
  • Socialize with other Family Pets
  • Counter/Furniture Climbing
  • People Aggression
  • Separation Anxiety

*If you do not see the topic listed that you are concerned about, please do not worry as every dog is different and we handle many different situations.

Which Training Class is Right for My Dog?
See the available Plans and Pricing tab above.


Payment is due in full at the time when you arrive for your first lesson or drop your dog off to stay with us for the training program. We do not currently offer financing options. You must provide proof of current vaccinations for Rabies, Distemper and Bordetella. It is also recommended that your furry friend be at a minimum 4 months of age.



Where We Treat Your Pet Like Family

Beginner Training

Beginner training for dogs is vital. Pet dogs aim to please, so with these beginner methods and strategies, they will certainly provide your pet's chances to make you happy. Our courses begin with the standard sit, stay and come. Yet as your pet dog breakthroughs, we provide a lot more challenging demands that are offered in our various other programs! These are designed to keep your pet dog engaged and on their toes.

Puppy Training

Enlisting in young puppy classes before 3 months of age can be an exceptional methods of enhancing training, enhancing the human-animal bond, as well as interacting socially puppies in an atmosphere where risk of ailment can be lessened. In general, pups can start puppy socializing courses as early as 7-8 weeks of age. Pup socialization courses provide a safe and organized ways of interacting socially young puppies and faster improve their responsiveness to requests. Early and also appropriate pup socializing and also programs of positive pet dog training can go a long way to stop behavior issues as well as improving bonding in between humans and pet dogs. While the first 3 months is one of the most important young puppy socialization duration in a pup's life, owners of puppies that have passed this turning point are highly urged to continue to mingle their pups to as many individuals, family pets, and also areas as useful.

K9 Nose Work Training

K9 Nosework is an activity that allows your dog to utilize their all-natural need to hunt. It takes advantage of a pet dog's unique ability to detect the aroma and determine the source. In training, dogs learn to discover one of three scents practically anywhere you can conceal it. Throughout the training, the canines begin to associate that smell pays. And practice makes perfect. After several rounds of these very enjoyable games, you'll inevitably move past boxes or containers and also reach more difficult challenges.

House Breaking & Potty Training

House training your puppy has to do with uniformity, patience, and also favorable reinforcement. The goal is to instill great behaviors as well as build a loving bond with your pet dog.

Specialists advise that you start house training your young puppy when they are between 12 weeks and 16 weeks old. Then, they have sufficient control of their bladder and bowel movements to learn to hold it. With Elkhound Ranch Kennels's expertise, we offer you the tools and methods to ideal residence train your new furever friend.

Behavior Modification

Here at Elkhound Ranch Kennels, we specialize in pet behavior modification. Dog behavior modification is where we change existing pet dog behavior. This consists of yet is not restricted to training in or customizing chain rules, eating, pet dog resource securing, barking, separation stress and anxiety, leash lunging, leash aggressiveness, dog-on-dog aggression, and also pet dog to human aggression.

Aggression Training

We train to fix hostility and other unsafe habits such as territory hostility, fear hostility, food securing as well as begging, whining, weeping, as well as submissing urination. We make sure your canine is in a safe setting to make them really feel comfortable while discovering their new abilities.


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