Train from anywhere in the world. All you need is a computer, webcam, and online connection. Online training is an effective way to train your dog. It reduces the distraction of the in-home trainer for your dog, allowing your dog to focus solely on you. Online training is also a great option for dogs with anxiety or reactivity issues. 


Each training session includes a one on one video conference, email support, and a personalized training plan. We use free downloadable video conferencing software such as Zoom. 

60 Minute Session: $70 

90 Minute Session: $100

Package Training: Purchase one 90 minute session and at least two 60 minutes sessions and receive a 10% discount off the total price 


The upstate New York Capital District area 

Train in person with Kirby's Canine Academy. We offer private, in-home, sessions. We will come to your home and teach you how to train your dog in person.


Each training session includes in home training time, email support, and a personalized training plan. 

60 Minute Session: $90

90 Minute Session: $130

Package Training: Purchase one 90 minute session and at least two 60 minutes sessions and receive a 10% discount off the total price 


Need some quick advice or want to learn the best way to train your dog?


Kirby's Canine Academy offers FREE twenty minute phone consultations. We will discuss your dog, your training goals and the best method to achieve the desired results! 

TrainYour Dog

Kirby's Canine Academy knows that every dog is different. We work with you and your dog to develop individual training goals for sustained results and a lasting bond. 

Training Offerings

Below is a sample of training offers. If you don't see your training needs, don't worry, we recognize every dog is unique. Please reach out today to see if Kirby's Canine Academy can help you and your dog.

Puppy 101

A five week, self guided, online course designed to help your dog thrive in your world! 

Recently welcome a new puppy or dog into your life? Enroll in Puppy 101 and learn 15 training cues to teach your dog household manners. Puppy 101 covers training technique, training cues, and also best practices to raise a well adjusted dog. Learn how to set your dog up for success. Puppy 101 is great for dogs of any age. 


Advice For Living With a High Energy or Working Breed Dog

We can help with your high energy or working breed dog. Often these breeds of dogs struggle to live in our homes without a lot of stimulation and exercise. When bored these breeds will create jobs of their own such as chewing or barking. We help counsel you on how to help your high energy dog live comfortably in your home with the right jobs. Together we create energy management plans that fit your lifestyle and teach you fun, stimulating games to play with your dog.


Help Bringing Your Dog Home

We offer online counseling sessions to help you prepare for a dog adoption. This can include advice on setting training expectations, setting up your home, items to buy for your new addition, and tips to help your dog adjust to your lifestyle.


Help With Common Dog Behavioral Issues

We offer consultations and training sessions about common behavioral issues you may be experiencing with your dog such as: potty training, barking, digging, chewing, pulling on the leash, jumping on people, and more.


Help your Dog Thrive in Your World

We offer training for basic dog manners which can include: sit, stay, down, come, getting your dog's attention, go to mat, kennel training, potty training, loose leash walking, off, drop. And more - each session can be customized to your needs.