MAIN CAMPUS - HARMONY, NORTH CAROLINA
Nestled in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, Harmony, NC, has been home to our School for Dog Trainers in the United States since our inception in 2006. The idyllic rural setting is the perfect learning environment for our dog trainer students, with state-of-the-art facilities and training equipment available.
Our campus is about an hour north of Charlotte, NC and is also convenient to Winston-Salem, Greensboro, Hickory, Lake Norman and other surrounding areas.
Watch our video tour of our training facilities in Harmony, NC – or schedule your school tour today!
Canine Education Center
Our Main Campus boasts a 50+ acre Canine Education Center just minutes from Interstate 77.
The Canine Education Center is home to our classrooms, pro shop and business offices, as well as ample grounds for training.
Our climate controlled classroom seats up to 30 students comfortably. Approximately 35% of the program time is spent in the classroom during lectures, discussions, videos, and other presentations. Our classroom is a short distance from our canine training center and transportation is available to and from, daily. Classroom lectures and discussions give you the knowledge and fundamentals that you will apply during the hands-on training that takes place at our training center.
Our pro shop is fully stocked with everything that you may need during our dog training programs. From a variety of leashes and lines to a full line of Dogtra products and other gear at affordable prices.
Our Canine Education Center is located at:
162 Early Ln
Canine Development and Training Center
A great deal of the practical hands-on training is conducted at our nearby dog training center. We have 23+ spacious acres that offer a multitude of areas for training. We have specific areas set up for detection training and we have access to countless areas nearby, such as warehouses, schools and vehicle lots, for detection training.
Our training center also has a dog safe rubble pile for training disaster search and rescue dogs and we have access to countless acres of wooded areas for training trailing and other search and rescue dogs for both live-find and cadaver detection. We have three sets of agility equipment, one for competition pet dog training and two for working dogs. We also have a pond and dock that is often used in warmer months where dogs can cool off and exercise.
At the training center you will find convenient restrooms, a refrigerator and freezer for dog treats and training aids and WiFi access.
Our Canine Development and Training Center is located at:
145 Foxfield Dr
Our Dog Trainer School Programs
Learn more about the dog trainer programs we offer at our Main Campus in North Carolina!
Students have several housing options available for their studies at the School for Dog Trainers.
Short-term accommodation is available on-site or in the surrounding areas through the providers below. In addition, there are several RV parks located nearby for students who have their own RV.
Contact us for more information on housing, or click the logos to browse potential options below:
Recreational Vehicle Parking
Some students traveling to our school occasionally wish to stay in their own RV close by. We have three RV parks within a few miles of our facility that students can take advantage of if they wish to do so while attending our programs. Listed below are several available parks within minutes of our facility. Contact the park directly for rates and details.
Lake Myers | VanHoy Farms | Blake Farms
Student Kennel Access
For the convenience of our students we offer limited day kennels where they can keep their dogs during lectures and while working with other dogs. Our day kennels allow students dogs to get some fresh air during the day with protection from the sun and weather. If students leave for the weekend and need to board their dog(s) in our kennels, standard boarding rates will apply.
Airport Pickup and Transportation
We offer complimentary airport pickup from either of our convenient international airports for anyone traveling to or from our school. Charlotte Douglas International Airport (CLT) is located about 60 minutes south of our facility and is a popular airport for many International flights. Piedmont Triad International Airport (GSO) is located about 60 minutes East of our facility and hosts daily regional and International Flights. If you are arriving by air, simply send us your itinerary and we’ll gladly pick you up at the airport. We provide transportation while attending our courses and will return you to the airport when your course is complete.
Our facility is conveniently located nearby a host of attractions that interest our students during their downtime and on the weekends. Our location is less than an hour drive from Charlotte, Lake Norman, Winston-Salem and Hickory, NC.
Our location is a short drive from the Blue Ridge Parkway which boasts hundreds of attractions including Grandfather Mountain and the Biltmore Estate in Asheville, NC. About fifteen minutes away, Statesville, NC has a variety of dining and shopping options and is home to the Annual Balloon Festival. Lake Norman and Lake Norman State Park are just a short drive away near Mooresville, NC, which is also home to many NASCAR teams and shops. If you are looking for nightlife, Charlotte is always bustling and has regular events downtown.
Take a Tour
If you are interested in seeing if our School for Dog Trainers is right for you, we invite you to take a tour of our facilities and speak with one of our instructors to answer any questions that you may have. Simply email us or give us a call to set up a tour and see what sets our School for Dog Trainers apart from the rest.