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  • Partners Dog Training makes Good Dogs better Dogs
  • Let Partners Dog Training help you make your dog a happier dog
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Communicating with your dog is key to a happy relationship. Our dog trainers are experts in the field of communication; from us to you to your dog.


Understanding behavior gives you the tools to an awesome relationship. Our teaching is designed to give you a solid foundation of understanding issues.


We all need motivation! Dog training should emphasize positive reinforcement, while still enforcing your role as a leader.

Partners Dog Training is awarded the Top Facility of the Year Award by Dock Dogs Worldwide
Best Dog Trainer Puppy Trainer Phoenix ArizonaLeighton Oosthuisen is now the EVB Expert

Partners Dog Training School is Arizona's elite behavioral dog training school. Based in North Scottsdale (Cave Creek) we specialize in building relationships between families and dogs. Since 1985 our trainers have assisted thousands of families with everything from obedience to dog sports. We are a full-service school, offering private lessons, group classes, bootcamp (board & train), boarding, snake-avoidance, dock-diving, day-care, swimming, agility & protection.

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It's All About You

We are here for you! Tell us what you need, and we will do what we can to help!

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Training Philosophy

Dogs, like kids, need a solid foundation. We train the way we teach our kids. Motivation, structure, routine, discipline and kindness.

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Our Results

9 of 10 clients refer us to friends because of our results. Dozens of excellent reviews online show the love our clients have for us.

Leighton Oosthuisen Arizona NBC 12 Dog Trainer

As Seen on TV

Our Training Director, Leighton Oosthuisen, is the pet expert on NBC Channel 12 EVB LIVE.

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On Time, All the time

Your time is valuable and we respect that! Our classes, lessons and training start ON-TIME!

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Live Help 480.595.6700

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