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Matthews Dog Training

Creating Healthy, Happy Dog-to-Parent Relationships Using Reward-Based Methods

Camp Bow Wow Matthews's dog training services are designed to forge a healthy bond between you and your pup. Our premier dog training services offer variety, flexibility, and can cater to your dog’s specific needs. Our goal is to help you and your pup establish clear communication and enjoy working together. We believe training is a life-long process and should be both fun and challenging.

The training we offer is based on scientifically proven methodology and aligns with the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA), the American Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA®), the Certification Council for Professional Dog Trainers (CCPDT), the International Association of Animal Behavior Consultants (IAABC), and other established animal welfare organizations.

One of our Camp Bow Wow Certified Trainers will work to design a program that meets your needs and your schedule. Contact Camp Bow Wow at (704) 708-9663 to schedule a session!

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Training Program & Services

Regardless of age or experience, all dogs can benefit from learning. Whether your pup is starting out with the basics, you want to brush up on previously learned skills, or you’re ready to up the challenge with your pup, our training services can accommodate your needs.

Training Your Dog Helps:
  • Build a stronger bond between your dog and your family
  • Channel energy into appropriate tasks and behavior
  • Create consistent communication between you and your dog
  • Maintain a sharp mind and problem-solving ability
  • Improve behavior in new environments

Group Classes

Camp Bow Wow’s group classes include a variety of programs for all skill levels. Our obedience program is split into multiple levels, so pups start with the basics and increase the difficulty through each level as you and your dog progress. Other group classes include tricks, leash-walking skills, CGC prep, and more!

The three levels of our obedience classes are:

  • Level I—Basic: Builds the foundation of reliable commands like sit, down, leave it, come when called, and leash walking.
  • Level II—Intermediate: Learn how to get your dog to heel by your side, go to their mat, and add distance plus distractions to all their behaviors.
  • Level III—Public Polishing/CGC Prep: This level teaches your dog to sit when you greet a stranger, heel in a crowd, and more. They will now be prepared for the Canine Good Citizen (CGC) exam.

In-Camp & Private Training

Camp Bow Wow Matthews offers several options for pet parents who prefer their pup receives private training. Our Certified Trainers can work with your dog while they attend Camp, spending one-on-one time with them teaching behaviors you would like to work on. We can also provide training services for you and your dog in a private setting, based on your needs.

To sign up for classes or for more information, feel free to give us a call at (704) 708-9663 or send us an email matthews@campbowwow.com.

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  • Group Dog Training Classes Price

    Level I – Basic Puppy Training

    6 week class. Dogs 10 weeks - 4 months. Age appropriate vaccinations req'd. Basic manners and behavioral issues.

    $155.00

    Level I – Basic Adult Dog Training

    6 week class. Dogs over 4 months. Vaccinations req'd. Basic manners and behavioral issues.

    $155.00

    Level II – Advanced Dog Training

    6 week class. Prereq of Level I. Advanced behaviors like heel, place, and distractions.

    $155.00

    Level III – Public Polishing & Canine Good Citizen Prep

    6 week class. Prereq. of Level II. Intense focus on solidifying behaviors. Can be used as prep for CGC test.

    $155.00

    Tricks are Fun

    4 week class. Prereq. of Level I

    $115.00
  • In-Camp Training Price

    1-on-1: Board & Train

    30-minute training sessions while your pup is boarding with us at Camp Bow Wow. Cost is in addition to overnight camp fee.

    $40.00

    1-on -1: Play & Train

    30-minute training sessions while your pup is at Day Camp at Camp Bow Wow. Cost is in addition to the daycare fee.

    $40.00
  • Private Training Price

    In Camp

    One hour of one-on-one training at Camp.

    $65.00

    In Home

    One hour of one-on-one training at home.

    $95.00

    Puppy Socialization

    One hour socialization class

    $20.00
  • Additional Training Options Price

    One Hour Seminar

    Various topics covered on an ad hoc basis.

    $15.00

    Add On to Private Training

    30 minute add on to a 60 minute private session

    $40.00
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