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Puppy Training and Puppy Classes in Tampa, Fl


Our Structured socialization and training classes are proven to work well in real life!

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"Unleash Your Puppy's Potential with Tampa's Premier Training Programs!"

"Nurture Obedience and Joy with Dog Sports For U Academy."


Welcome to Dog Sports For U Academy - where every pup's adventure begins! We're passionate about helping Tampa Bay puppies blossom into well-behaved, athletic, and happy companions. Our expert-led programs are designed to strengthen the bond between you and your furry friend while developing essential skills.

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Why Choose Us :

Tailored Training for Puppies:

At Dog Sports For U Academy, we understand that early education is key to a pup's long-term behavior and happiness. Our puppy programs offer tailored training suited to your little one's developmental stage. If you're looking for puppy training in Tampa, please feel free to contact us!

Experienced Instructors:

With years of specialized canine training experience, our instructors bring forth a wealth of knowledge, ensuring your puppy is learning from the best in Tampa Bay.

Community of Puppy Parents:

Join a vibrant community of dedicated dog owners who share a common goal - raising well-trained, sociable, and spirited dogs.

Fun and Safe Environment:

Our puppy training grounds are designed to be a pup's playground, offering a safe space for them to learn, play, and grow.

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  • Fundamental Obedience: Instill basic commands and good manners.
  • Socialization Classes: Promote positive interactions with fellow pups and people.
  • Behavioral Workshops: Tackle common puppyhood challenges head-on.

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  • How old should my puppy be to start training?
  • What if my puppy is shy or reactive?
  • What kind of results can I expect from the program?

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It's never too early to set the foundation for a lifetime of happiness and companionship. Sign your pup up today, and witness the incredible transformation that only Dog Sports For U Academy can offer.

Why Does Your Puppy Need Training?

Training is more than just teaching tricks; it's a vital part of a puppy's development that shapes their personality and behavior for years to come. The right training program can help curb undesirable behaviors such as excessive barking, chewing, and aggression, making for a more harmonious home environment. Beyond just obedience, training your puppy enhances their social skills, enabling them to interact positively with other dogs and people. It also stimulates their mind, keeping them mentally sharp and engaged. Most importantly, training strengthens the bond between you and your puppy, establishing a foundation of mutual respect and understanding. At Dog Sports For U Academy, we don't just train puppies; we nurture lifelong companions. For any questions or if your searching for the best puppy trainer in Tampa, please contact us!

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Puppy Genius Class


Puppy Genius is for puppies from 8 weeks - 5 months of age

  • The best way to give you and your new family member the best start possible for a successful relationship as they grow
  • This Class will end in the chance to test for AKC Puppy Star!‚Äč
  • 6 weekly half hour classes for socialization and puppy training
  • Covers house manners, loose leash walking, vital recall command, drop it, sit, down, place and stay.
  • Potty Training Discussion‚Äč‚Äč
    - Living and Routine Management Discussion
  • Crate Training
  • Learning Games with Shaping and Luring
  • Intro to Sit, Down, Place, and Recall
  • Engagement
  • ¬†Proper Socialization/Supervised Playtime
  • Clear Communication foundation for all future training and the best relationship
  • Environmental Games/Puppy Obstacle Course
  • AKC Puppy Star Certificate
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Best Behaved Canine Good Citizen


Class is open to all breeds and all ages starting at 5 months old. Includes AKC CGC Canine Good Citizen Certification

  • Training for real life!
  • We will work on Reliable recalls, impulse control, learning to relax, time out, beginning to learn to behave in public in real life on walks in public places, parks and in the restaurants.
  • You and your dog both will learn how to communicate, collaborate, and build a strong loving relationship for a lifetime.
  • 6 weeks of 1-hour classes
  • Equipment Education
  • House Management
  • Engagement and Focus
  • Proper Socialization
  • Loose Leash Walking
  • Sit, Down, Stay, Place, Recall, Drop it
  • "Leave It"
  • Polite Greetings with Strangers
  • Beginning Proofing with Distractions
  • Exiting and entering public buildings and doorways
  • Upon completion an AKC Canine Good Citizen (CGC) evaluation session ($150 value) is included
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AKC Public Access Urban Canine Good Citizen. Preparation for Therapy Dog work and Service dog training


AKC Canine Good Citizen prerequisite. This is the highest level of AKC Canine Good citizen Program


  • This class is a preparation for an AKC Public Access Test¬†
  • (5) - 1 hour lessons in a group of other advanced students and their handlers
  • Continue to work in public setting with multiple distractions a group
  • Work in stores, buildings, public places¬†
  • Learning to go in and out of the car politely
  • Learn to walk stairs in crowded places
  • Crossing the street in places with smells, noises, crowds and strange dogs
  • Visit to restaurants and coffee shops
  • An AKC Canine Good Citizen is a requirement to test for AKC Urban CGC
  • Excellent way to prepare yourself and your dog for Therapy work or Service Dog training
  • Upon completion an AKC Urban Canine Good Citizen (UCGC)¬† evaluation session ($150 value) is included


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