Dog Training


At Dallas Pet Den, we offer dog training programs designed to help your canine companion learn to obey commands and develop good behavior habits. Jon Van Dyke will be your trainer, helping you understand how to effectively communicate with your dog. Jon has a lengthy career in animal training for the film industry and is dedicated to helping dogs of all ages become well-mannered and well-behaved companions.


Dog Training
Dog Leash Trainer


Jon has spent 35 years as an exotic and domestic animal trainer for film and television, working with everything from dogs and cats to tigers, cougars, and leopards. He deftly achieves key performances while maintaining the absolute well-being of all animals involved in production. His animal-first advocacy work in Hollywood has lent itself to many lovable and memorable moments in iconic films and shows. His projects include ER, Frasier, Ellen, Friends, Thirtysomething, L.A. Law, Lamb Chop's Play-Along, and Doogie Howser, M.D., as well as the feature films Lethal Weapon 2, Terminator 2: Judgment Day, Twister, Little Nicky, Click, Crazy/Beautiful, 2 Days in the Valley, Point Break, Iron Will, Frankie and Johnny, and Mars Attacks! In addition, he's worked with Mel Gibson, Adrien Brody, Antonio Banderas, John Malkovich, Patrick Stewart, Al Pacino, and Michelle Pfeiffer, to name a few. 

Book your dog's training session with Jon today!

Services & Pricing


Training Evaluation

  • FREE 30-Minute Evaluation

Board & Train

  • 2-Week: $2,350
  • 3-Week: $3,500
  • 4-Week: $4,650

Daycare & Train

  • Single Day: $75
  • 5-Day Package: $350 ($70/day)
  • 10-Day Package: $650 ($60/day)

Private Lessons (On-Site)

  • 1 Private Lesson: $175
  • 4 Private Lessons: $650 ($162.50/day)
  • 8 Private Lessons: $950 ($118.75/day)

In-Home Training

  • First Session: $400
  • Follow-up Sessions: $225

Training Refresher

  • $50


German Shepherd


We take a relationship-based approach to training that combines several training methods based on the science of learning theory and supported by decades of research. This individualized approach focuses on enhancing the relationship between you and your dog and is tailored to meet your needs.


Our trainer uses positive reinforcement training techniques backed by research and our programs are designed to build confidence, reduce stress, and support a happy, healthy, trusting relationship between you and your dog. This approach leads to a deep and meaningful bond and a well-behaved, confident, and happy dog.

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