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Hill Country Campus - Utopia, TX

The School for Dog Trainers has a campus location set on a beautiful 15-acre property in Utopia, TX. Situated around 80 miles from San Antonio, the Hill Country Campus is home to a variety of our most popular programs at the School for Dog Trainers, including our immersive 18-week Service Dog Trainer program which teaches you everything you need to know to become a service dog trainer.

Our Hill Country Campus is the ideal location for dog training. Much of our acreage is perfect for all types of dog training, abundant with oak trees and a creek. We have basic agility equipment available, and our barn provides ample space for indoor training. Our classroom facility is a great environment for understanding the theory behind the hands-on training offered in our programs.

This page provides you with everything you need to know about our Hill Country Campus. For more information, contact us, or come and see for yourself by scheduling a school tour!

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Our Facility

Located approximately 80 miles west of San Antonio, our Hill Country Campus boasts a 15+ acre facility with room for outdoor and indoor dog training activities.

Our classroom is designed to provide a dedicated space for learning the theories behind dog training. This allows students to concentrate on the concepts that will build them into well-rounded, informed dog trainers – ready to develop their dog training career upon graduation.

This setup provides the perfect basis for the mixture of hands-on training and classroom theory that has resulted in hundreds of students graduating to become sucessful dog trainers.

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Our Hill Country Campus is located at:

365 T -Bird Lane
Utopia, TX

Our Dog Trainer School Programs

Learn more about the dog trainer programs we offer at our Hill Country Campus in Texas!


Student Housing

Students have several housing options available for their studies at the School for Dog Trainers.

Limited housing is available on-site, and there are a variety of rental properties, AirBnB and RV parks nearby.

Contact our Training Director, Kim Cain, for more information on housing options for programs at our Hill Country Campus. You can email Kim at kim@highlandcanine.com

Student Kennel Access

At our Hill Country Campus, we have limited boarding/day kennel availability for student dogs. Day kennels are available on a first-come, first-served basis, and at the discretion of our Training Director.

Please speak with Kim Cain (kim@highlandcanine.com) if you have questions or concerns about access to our on-site kennels.

Nearby Attractions

Our Hill Country Campus is conveniently located in close proximity to attractions that interest our students during their downtime and on the weekends. San Antonio is approximately an hour and a half away and offers several exciting activities. For inspiration and information, go to Visit San Antonio.

Closer to our campus, you can find several points of interest, including:

  • Frio River
  • Utopia Park
  • Bandera (“The Cowboy Capital of the World”)
  • Garner State Park
  • Lost Maples Park
  • Lost Maples Winery
  • Laurel Tree


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.