All Sizes

We train dogs of all sizes, breeds and ages

Dog Aggression

We specialize in rehabilitating and resolving dog aggression issues.

Dog Training for Life

We offer free follow-up training for the life of your dog on all of our programs.


Your Source for Dog Training Programs in Charlotte, NC

A Trusted Leader for
Dog Training in Charlotte, NC

With our Corporate Office located in North Carolina, Highland Canine Training, LLC is one of the largest and most respected professional dog training companies in the Southeastern US. Our Charlotte, NC dog trainer understands that your dog is a vital part of your family and an important part of your life. As well, we understand how critical it is to have a well-trained and well behaved dog. Serving the Greater Charlotte area, we provide a variety of dog training and behavior modification programs to suit your needs and your lifestyle at prices you can afford. We utilize proven, humane dog training techniques and methods that get results! We are recommended as the dog trainer of choice by many veterinarians, shelters, rescue groups, pet retailers and other pet industry professionals. We train all breeds and all ages of dogs and we are known for rehabilitating “hard to train” dogs and dogs that others will not work with. Our professional behavior modification programs can eliminate a variety of common dog related problems such as, jumping, pulling, barking, shyness, housebreaking, biting, anxiety, fighting and other common forms of aggression. Kress Walters, our Charlotte, North Carolina dog trainer constantly strives to provide customer service oriented dog training for our clients. This dedication to our clients and our reliable approach to training dogs and people make us a leader in the industry.

In Kennel
Dog Training

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Our In Kennel dog training is our most popular program.  In Kennel Programs are designed for the busy dog owner who often doesn’t have the time to develop the foundation required to build solid and appropriate behaviors with their dog.  We have three and six week programs that are affordable and get reliable results.  With any of our In kennel dog training programs, we offer free follow- up training for as long as you own the dog.  We offer a variety of programs to meet your individual needs:

On-Leash In Kennel Dog Training
Off- Leash In Kennel Dog Training
BootCamp In Kennel Dog Training
Behavior Modification In Kennel Dog Training

Our results based training and commitment to customer service are just a few of the reasons that our In Kennel dog training is one of our most popular programs.

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In Home
Dog Training

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We offer a number of In Home dog training packages to meet your individual needs.  Whether you are simply looking to perfect some obedience or even if you are dealing with problematic dog behaviors, we have a program that is right for you.  With our In home dog training programs, our trainer comes to you and works with you and your dog in an environment where you are both most comfortable.  These programs will also help you build reliable and consistent behaviors in and around your home where the dog will need to perform them.

With our In Home training we can help resolve behaviors such jumping, barking, biting, fighting, barging out the door and pulling on leash.  Our focus is not only in working with you to train your dog, but also teaching you to build a strong, lasting relationship with your dog.


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Dog Training

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Unfortunately, the world is not becoming a safer place.  We understand that your personal security is a concern that is paramount.  We offer impeccably trained personal protection dogs from the finest European lines.  All of our dogs are trained in on and off leash obedience for complete control and we offer a number of different levels of protection dog training.

If you already own a dog that you are considering training for protection, we also have programs designed for that. We simply need to schedule an evaluation to ensure that the dog has the proper drives and temperament to reach the desired level of protection dog training that you require.

Our staff has the experience and expertise to deliver the most reliable protection dogs and training available.  We are one of only two dog training companies in NC that is licensed by the PPSB to offer protection dog training.

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Become a
Dog Trainer

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We have a variety of educational programs to choose from and many of our courses vary in length to meet your individual needs.  Our comprehensive programs are unmatched in the industry and give you all the skills and hands-on experience you need to be successful! Regardless of your background or experience level, we have a program that’s right for you.

Many of our programs are eligible for GI Bill and VA benefits.

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