We are very excited to announce a new location in the Arcadia area for canine education classes and EduCare - our day-school for dogs! This location is called The Learning Center for Dogs. (EduCare for Dogs will continue at our Scottsdale location for all of our existing clients.)

We are located right next to Dr. Bracken's Arcadia Animal Clinic. The address is 3935 E MEADOWBROOK AVE, STE 2, PHOENIX AZ 85018. We will be open for business on August 1st, 2018.

This location will offer a variety of classes and services:

  • Pet owner education classes including:
    • Attending to Your Dog's Social Needs - safely guiding your dog's experiences at dog parks, day cares, play groups 
    • Understanding the Mysterious Language of Dogs - an in-depth look at how to read dogs in all situations
    • Developing Resiliency in Fearful Dogs -  how to best work with and train fearful dogs
    • Safely Interacting with all the Dogs we Love - Tactical Solutions for Responding to Dog Behavior
  • Classes for vet techs, groomers, pet sitters, dog walkers
  • Classes for rescue groups and animal shelters
  • COMING SOON: Puppy Basics With Guided Socialization. This specialized series will teach you how and when to intervene in your puppy's play; the difference between appropriate and inappropriate play; and how to best socialize your puppy on an ongoing basis based on his/her play style.In addition to the guided socialization, we teach you the basics of good manners and basic obedience such as sit, down, stay, come, and walk on a leash. Please contact us to register your puppy. 
    • Your puppy must be cleared by your vet in order to attend. Please download this form: 
    • Puppies must have been in the same home for a minimum of ten days.
    • Puppies must have a minimum of two combo vaccines and have had a negative fecal test.
    • Puppies must be between 10 weeks and 5 months.
  • Basic Life-Skills Training (Basic Obedience Training) - includes all the basics to get your dog started with training including sit, stay, down, come, leash control & handling, leave it, and eye contact. This 6-week class uses our innovative Choice Training method to teach your dog all obedience basics! Space is extremely limited. Class begins on​ March 4th at 7 pm  ​and the fee is $225. Please click HERE to email us for information and registration.
  • EduCare Activities Class - Too hot or too busy to exercise and train your dog? How about exercising your dog's brain with an activities class filled with lessons from our "EduCare for Dogs" program? Join us with your dog for this 5-week class to learn all about shaping with a goal, free shaping, body awareness, discrimination exercises, and body handling acclimation. These are fun activities and lessons for both you and your dog! If you enjoy training and working with your dog, you'll love this class. Join us for some brain and body games.And many more classes coming soon! 
  • Please email us at or call us at 480-200-2011 with any questions!