Springfield Side Kick Dog Training, Boarding, Daycare, & Grooming

Your Perfect Partner in Having Your Perfect Pet



In-home private training is tailored to your needs. Lessons are scheduled by the hour and cover your top priorities. Some of the top behaviors for private training include:

  • Resource guarding

  • Introducing a new dog to resident dog

  • Potty training difficulties

  • Children training the dogs



Positively Puppies is a 6 week class using positive reinforcement and clickers. Lessons include basic cues such as sit, down, and stand. Other topics include potty training, nipping and chewing, walking politely on a leash, greetings, socialization with non-family dogs and people, body handling, and a few fun tricks. Your puppy will also work on obtaining their AKC Star Puppy Certificate.

*Puppies must have had their first two rounds of shots by the second week of class.Your puppy will also work on obtaining their AKC Star Puppy!


Attentive Adults class is designed for puppies 7 to 9 months or older and adult dogs who need polishing to be that perfect side kick. This is a 6 week class that focuses on getting and keeping your dog's attention, coming when called, walking politely on a leash, greetings, calm sits, downs, stays, self control, and a few fun tricks. 


Mindful Manners continues the work we began in your foundation class and helps you work towards a polite side kick. Subjects include waiting calmly at the doorways, settling in public, refining loose leash walking, and solidifying stays.
*This class is for dogs who have gone through one of our foundation classes (SKDT 101 or SKDT 102).   

AKC CANINE GOOD CITIZEN (call to schedule)

Side Kick offers training and testing for the following AKC programs.

Ready to find the best class for your needs?  
Check out our upcoming classes!  
If you have any questions, please call us at 417-425-5944!


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