Our Training Philosophy

  • Pack mentality, because dogs are pack animals!
  • No fear, pain, or intimidation used.
  • Positive reinforcement only.
  • Train the humans and the dogs naturally follow.

 *All group classes are 8 weeks - $225 (effective 8/21/19)

Bring a friend and you EACH get $25 off!


*Puppy Psych 101- For dogs 6 months and younger. This class focuses on dog psychology mixed with basic obedience. This class also helps with potty training and breaking all those naughty puppy behaviors. We also include puppy play time, so you can learn how your puppy should play. We covering sit, down, stay, come, and leash walking with positive reinforcement. 


*Beginner 101- For dogs 6 months and older. Beginner 101 helps with: housebreaking, rescue dogs, fears and building self-confidence, and gaining the respect you and your dog deserve. This class focuses on Basic Obedience training.  This class covers: sit-stay, down-stay, come, leash walking with distractions, and building time for each of those exercises with reinforcement. 


*Intermediate Class - Must have completed Beginner 101. This class is higher level training and a stepping stone to having your dog off-leash. This course focuses on keeping your dog focused with distractions, figure 8 work, preparing them for advanced off leash work.



Reactive Dog- Do you have a dog that is out of control on leash walks? This class is designed to help correct reactive dog behavior and gets your pooch on the road to being a canine good citizen.

  • Class Fee $150
  • Five 1 hour sessions


Please call to reserve a spot for you and your pup -  space is limited!


Our trainers offer private lessons on site and in your home. View our day camp and boot camp options for training options during daycare or boarding.

Training Class Registration
Please complete this form and email it back to Candy@BarkUniversityInc.Net.
Once received the office will contact you to finish enrollment in training classes.
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Private Lesson, Boot Camp, Day Camp Consult and Survey Form
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COVID-19 Procedures for In Person Training

In person training is a fun way to work with your dog on obedience, get individualized help with stubborn behaviors, socializing your dog, and other fun benefits. To keep the experience as safe as possible during the COVID-19 pandemic, Bark University is implementing the following:

  1. Limiting classes sizes to maintain social distancing in the classroom setting.
  2. All participants must wear a mask while in doors.
  3. All participants must present proof of immunization to COVID-19 at the start of the training session-- either the first day the group training class beginns or at the start of the first private lesson.​
    • If it has been advised you not recieve the COVID-19 vaccine by a licensed medical profession please contact the trainer directly prior to the start of training to discuss other arrangements.
  4. Children must be accompanied by an adult and be able to wear a face mask appropriately. If eligible, you will also need to present proof of immunization for COVID-19 at the start of class for your child.
    • If your child is too young to wear a mask, recieve the vaccine, or you have been advised by a licensed medical professional to not vaccinate your child please contact the trainer directly prior to the start of class to discuss other arrangements for your family. 


Upcoming Sessions

New classes coming soon. 


If you have a general training question, or need immediate help we are offering private lessons, daycamp, and bootcamp.


Call 847-367-9000 to speak with someone today!


Please call to reserve a spot for you and your pup -  space is limited!

Bring a friend and you EACH get $25 off!


Additional Training Solutions


Training Service


Phone Consultation

$30/30 minutes

On-Site Consultation

$30/30 minutes

Zoom Video Lesson

$80/1 hour

On-Site Private Lesson

$100/1 hour

In-Home Private Lesson

$150/1 hour

Difficult Dog Socialization and Temperament Test

$30/2 hours

Make an appointment today! For the quickest response, please contact us by phone. Thank you!

Please call (847) 367-9000 or use our contact form.

Our Hours

Mon-Fri 6:30AM - 6:30PM

Saturday  9:00AM- 5:00PM

**Sunday 9:00AM-2:00PM

**Sunday: No Daycare Service. Boarding Pick Up and Drop Off. Grooming by Appointment Only.


Closed Everyday from

12:00PM - 1:00PM for Naptime

Holiday Hours

We are closed on:  Independance Day, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, and New Year's Day


We have limited hours on:

Memorial Day: 9am to 2pm

Labor Day: 9am to 2pm

Christmas Eve: 9am to 2pm

New Year's Eve: 9am to 2pm

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