A course for every need and breed.

Behind every well-trained dog is a well-educated owner.

Courses for puppy training, family dog obedience, service dog training and more coming soon! Just click and learn.



Puppy Head Start©


Planning to get a puppy? Already have a puppy? This course is for you!

  • Crate training, potty training, and problem solving
  • How to teach your puppy basic obedience commands
  • The correct way to socialize your puppy with the world around him

You'll finish this course with complete understanding of how to select, raise, and train your puppy. It is designed for puppies two to six months of age.

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The Good Dog™


Do you struggle with getting your dog to listen? Want your dog to walk nicely on leash? Need help with obedience training? In this course, you’ll learn:

  • How to build a strong foundation for your dog
  • Complete on-leash obedience with off-leash e-collar training
  • Owner education, physical exercise, mental stimulation, and more

You'll finish this course with a well-behaved dog who's calm, obedient, and well-mannered at home and in public. For dogs six months of age and older.

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Service Dog Select™


Get professional help to owner-train your own service dog. In this course, you'll learn:

  • How to public access train your service dog
  • Task training for select types of disabilities
  • The best strategies for living, working, and traveling with your service dog

When you finish this course, your dog will be fully-trained and certified to work as a service dog.

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K9 First Aid & CPR


One out of four pets would survive if just one pet first aid technique was applied prior to getting emergency veterinary care. In this course, you’ll learn:

  • Preventative care and canine casualty care
  • How to conduct a physical exam of your dog
  • The best techniques for emergency first aid and canine CPR training

Taught by a Special Forces K9 Medic, you'll finish this course with a K9 First Aid & CPR plan and the training you need to save your dog's life someday.

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Valor K9 Coaching


Designed for course participants who need a little extra help with their dog or dog trainers looking for business coaching. These sessions cover:

  • Puppy training questions
  • Dog obedience questions
  • Business coaching

This service gives you direct access to a Valor K9 Academy trainer for help with all your dog training needs.

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Our Platform Is For You If...

  • You need help training your dog
  • You are willing to dedicate the time needed to train your dog
  • You have a friendly dog who needs to learn obedience and manners
  • You dream of having a go-anywhere, do-anything dog

I'm Amy Pishner

I'm the Founder, Owner, and Head Trainer of Valor K9 Academy. After becoming a triple-certified dog trainer in 2013, I have spent my career training thousands of dogs of all ages, needs, and temperaments whether they be family, police, service, or personal protection dogs.

Training dogs and teaching people are my two biggest passions. Do what you love and love what you do most certainly rings true for me!

My husband, Justin, and I live north of Boise, Idaho, with our daughter, Emma, and our two dogs, Havok and Zoey. 

My dog, Hank, and I love Valor! I wouldn't go anywhere else for training.

- Hannah T. (client since 2018)

Valor K9 Academy is the best!! I like how they give back to the veteran community.

- Emily B. (client since 2018)

I would highly recommend Valor to anyone with a dog.

- Cache D. (client since 2023)

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