Are you embarrassed by your dog’s behavior? Are you jealous of all the people you see out to dinner with their pups on the patio? We know the feeling. At Citadel K9, we make it our mission to ensure you have an enjoyable canine companion who is well-behaved and obedient.  In 15+ years, we’ve spent 1000’s of hours training dogs just like yours. We’ll make sure that your pup is transformed into a stellar member of your family and give you the skills to build the strongest relationship paws-ible with your pooch!

Obedience Training in Denton, Texas

Josh Kirby is our master trainer who has experience both as a police officer as well as a K9 trainer. He trains dogs for the highest level of obedience and responsiveness because in police work there’s no room for error.

Your dog will receive this same level of training. When your dog trains at Citadel, they will live in the home of one of our trainers and receive 24/7 love and attention. Each trainer will never have more than 3 dogs so your pet’s training will never be compromised.


  • 2 Weeks


  • 3 Weeks


  • 4 Weeks


We focus our training on everyday activities that your dog will be doing when they are back at home with you. Dog parks have rules that keep every pooch safe. We want you at be able to visit Denton dog parks such as North Lakes Dog Park or Wiggly Field Dog Park with confidence and peace of mind. At these parks, using the recall command and being able to walk on a leash will open a whole world of activities for you and your dog.

Your dog will also learn great house manners: sit, down, stay, and place as well as car and crate manners. We will also address any specific concerns you have.


  • Your dog will live in our trainer’s home and be treated like a member of the family.
  • The trainer will have no more than 3 dogs at one time, ensuring more training time and attention than any other program.
  • You will receive regular updates and photos of your dog during training.
  • We provide a LIFETIME GUARANTEE on all training.
  • Phone and email support during and after training are included.
  • Receive a go-home lesson to learn all your dog has been taught.


Dog Friendly Activities to Enjoy in Denton

At the top of the list of Denton activities to enjoy with your dog has got to be the Denton Community Market that happens every Saturday April – November. You can shop for produce, jewelry, home goods and even stop for a pup friendly baked good from Susie’s Snack Shop!

“Excellent communication, punctuality and professionalism. High level training for a great value. Citadel K9 helped my timid dog and me, now she goes to public places with me and enjoys the attention she gets walking around confidently.”

-Derek P

Remember those patio pups you were jealous of before you sent your dog to train with Citadel? Well that can be you and your pooch now! Denton is home to MANY dog friendly patio restaurants with delicious menus. Here are a few of our favorites: Horny Toad Café & Bar, Green House Restaurant, Rusty Taco, and Rooster’s Roadhouse.

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