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Solution-based, results-driven training for you and your best friend

Whether your dog needs special attention for a specific behavior, or you just want your dog to be the smartest among his/her peers, Canine College is here to help with professional, solution-based, result-driven and dog-friendly force free training for dogs of all stages of development. Choose from a variety of obedience and behavioral training programs led by one of Michigan’s best dog instructors, CJ Bentley.

Always a Positive, Dog friendly, Force-free Approach

You and your dog will experience Canine College’s unique approach to training by developing a personalized plan that is effective but also fun while we train and teach discipline through positive reinforcement. We do NOT use Electric Collars (known as Remote Training Collars or e Collars). Canine College’s training methodology rewards positive behavior and emphasizes dog friendly force-free training practices which help to build a better relationship with you and your dog. If you have been seeking a Michigan dog trainer you can trust, look no further.

Available Courses

Meet Canine College Training Director, CJ Bentley

CJ Bentley is a dog behavior expert who has taught group dog obedience classes for the Michigan Humane Society for 20 years. As the creator of the MHS training program, CJ was one of the first to bring dog-friendly training methods to the Detroit area. She has also counseled 100s of families who share their lives with more difficult canines. Her creative approach allows her to customize training programs to individual dogs and families. CJ is the past Executive Director of the Association of Professional Dog Trainers (APDT) and is still a member – most recently serving on their board nominations/selection committee. Dogs awaiting adoption at the Michigan Humane Society benefit from a training and enrichment program – Pawsitive Start – which CJ designed and implemented. CJ is a sought-after speaker on topics like: canine learning and training methods, kennel enrichment, canine “personality” assessments, and teaching the human end of the leash. She can be seen on television, heard on radio and is a published author regarding canine behavior and training.