Dog Training

Dog Training in Riverview, Lithia, Brandon, FL, Gibsonton and Surrounding Areas

Canine Cabana has the area’s most knowledgeable training team, with over 30 years of animal behavior knowledge and hands-on dog and puppy training. Our team of dog trainers set foundational skills through positive, consistent, and reward-based techniques. Our goal for dog training is to provide you with the tools and information you need to have a well-mannered dog. We want to help you and your family build a healthy, positive relationship with your dog.

We know every dog isn’t the same, so we offer a variety of dog training programs, each tailored for your dog’s individual training needs that can be added to any daycare or lodging stay. Whether you’re seeking puppy, obedience, or behavioral training, we have private and small group classes. You can rest assured knowing your dog is in good hands.

NEW: Trick of the Month

Each month, daycare members and lodging guests* can have their dog learn a new trick!

Call us at 813.672.9663 to learn more, spread the word, and learn a new trick!

*Stay of 2 days/week (daycare) or 4 nights (lodging) per month minimum required.


Canine Good Citizens (AKC)

Our team is now able to help your dog earn a Canine Good Citizen award! Created by the American Kennel Club (AKC), the Canine Good Citizen™ (CGC) is a dog training program that includes a two-part course designed to help you and your dog master ten basic obedience skills. After your dog finishes training, your pup can take the 10 point Canine Good Citizens test with us:

  1. Accepting a friendly stranger
  2. Sitting politely for petting
  3. Appearance and grooming
  4. Out for a walk (walking on a loose lead)
  5. Walking through a crowd
  6. Sit and down on cue and stay in place
  7. Coming when called
  8. Reaction to another dog
  9. Reaction to distraction
  10. Supervised separation

Over 1 million dogs and their pet parents have participated in Canine Good Citizens since 1989. Come get your award at Canine Cabana, you’ve earned it!

If you’d like your dog to learn more than the basic dog commands, contact us to enroll in one of our dog training programs. We’re looking forward to helping you and your pup!

Let’s Get Started!

We would love to speak with you to review your dog training needs. After learning more about you and your dog, we will schedule an orientation day to perform a training assessment. Call us now at (813) 672-9663 to schedule your assessment or click ‘here’ to register and we will call you within 24 hours. You are also welcome to come in any day for a tour. We have the most extensive hours of any pet care facility in the area.