Get the Best Dog Training Near Denton, TX

If your dog seems to misbehave constantly and you feel out of control, our dog obedience school near Denton, TX, has a solution. Citadel K9 offers the best obedience dog training with our board and train program. We aim to ensure you enjoy your time with your dog without worrying about its behavior. Our dog trainers have more than 15 years of experience training dogs, with 1000s of hours in dog training sessions. We can transform your pup into a well-behaved family member and provide the skills required to build a stronger relationship.

A Unique K9 Dog Training Approach

We take a unique approach to training your dog with a trainer. Your pup will live with one of our expert dog trainers close to Denton, TX, for your chosen duration. Your dog will be a member of their family, interacting with family members and going on outings. Unlike traditional K9 dog obedience training, we integrate your pup into an active lifestyle to expose them to various scenarios. Your dog will return to your family with a new demeanor. We serve dog owners near Argyle, Carrollton, Dallas, Denton, Flower Mound, Fort Worth, Frisco, Lewisville, McKinney, Plano, Prosper, Southlake, and Westlake, TX.

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.


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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, stay, down, etc., along with crate and car manners. We will also address any specific concerns you have.


  • Your dog lives with a dog trainer as a member of their family.
  • We only accept up to three dogs simultaneously for individualized attention.
  • We send photos and regular updates throughout training sessions.
  • Get a lifetime guarantee on your dog training.
  • Get answers with phone and email support during and after your scheduled training.
  • Get a go-home session to show what your dog has learned.


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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