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With indoor and outdoor training facilities in Elmvale Ontario, Herdabout K-9 Academy offers a wide variety of services year-round including:

  • Puppy Kindergarten
  • Obedience
  • Agility
  • Rally-O
  • Behaviour Assessments
  • Temperament Testing
  • Group & Private Lessons
  • Daytime & Evening Classes

Kellie & Jeff Whiteside, both accomplished dog trainers and licensed CGN evaluators, utilize the facilities of the Elmvale Veterinary Hospital to teach their classes.

Herdabout K9 Academy is run exclusively by professional and accomplished trainers Jeff & Kellie Whiteside.  We are not associated with any other trainers, training facilities, or training systems. We do not endorse or support any other trainers, or training schools in our area. All classes and private lessons are taught solely by Jeff and Kellie Whiteside. We have no other staff and we have no representatives that speak for us on our behalf. We are available directly to answer any questions or concerns about dog training and our classes.  If you are not communicating directly with either Jeff or Kellie Whiteside, then you are not communicating with Herdabout K9 Academy.

We are an all breed facility! All dogs are welcome as long as they meet our Safety Rules. Please view our About Us page to find out more.  

Herdabout K-9 Academy is centrally located in Simcoe County / Southern Georgian Bay. Look for our address, map and contact information on Our Location page.

News & Announcements:  

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Future group classes will be posted.   Check Schedule Page - updated: January 31, 2023

Please be sure to read the Safety Rules, they are applicable for ALL training sessions with Herdabout K9 Academy. 

Group classes: limited to 4 dogs per class Indoors (October through April) and up to 6 dogs Outdoors (May through September).

Private lessons:  "One-On-One" Training Sessions are always available.

All our programs are offered in both group and private sessions for Obedience, Agility, Rally Obedience and Conformation Handling. Please call or email us to discuss your needs. 

Wanting to start your dog in Agility  or Obedience?  All our programs are 6 weeks long and cost $159.30 plus HST ($180.00)

Is your dog pulling or has no recall factor? Don't want to take a whole 6 week course just to fix one issue you are having with your dog?  Our three session one on one training is available for specific Obedience Issues  All our private 3 week 50 minute sessions cost $159.30 plus HST ($180.00)

Are you, or your dog, not comfortable in a group class but want to take one of our 6 week programs?  All our programs are also offered as Private  Training Sessions at a cost of $318.60 plus HST ($360.00)

Please be sure to read the Safety Rules for all training. 



Located in the Southern Georgian Bay

Region of Ontario Canada

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