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AKC GoodDog! Helpline

AKC GoodDog! Helpline

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The AKC GoodDog! Helpline (GDH) is a live telephone service that offers individualized training advice to new puppy owners and all dog owners in need of training support.

With decades of training experience, GoodDog! Helpline trainers been giving priceless advice to dog owners using GDH for more than seven years. Many satisfied owners have learned that good training goes well beyond puppyhood.

For the happiest, most well-adjusted dogs, learning never ends, and the AKC GoodDog! helpline is a great value because the one-time cost for a subscription is good for the life of your dog.

The AKC GoodDog! Helpline trainers have many years of experience training dogs — as family companions and as dog sport and show dog competitors. They use positive, reward-based training methods, helping puppy owners with house-training, basic manners, leash walking, socialization and much more.


Training your dog during COVID-19 can be difficult without access to in-person training classes. That’s why we are here to help you virtually.

Need at-home puppy training tips and advice during quarantine? Join our webinar!

What You Get:

Lifetime access to knowledgeable trainers
Unlimited calls and questions
A direct toll-free number to reach trainers

When Can You Call?

Monday-Friday: 9am-9pm (EST)
Saturday & Sunday: 12pm-6pm (EST)

What It Will Cost
One-time fee of $99.99 $79.99 (Limited time offer!)
*A discount is available when you register your dog with AKC!

Contact us for more information!


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Since I’m home all the time, my dog is always barking at me for attention. How can I get her to stop?

Make exercise and interaction part of her routine. Then completely ignore this barking.

Any attention, even if it’s negative, gives her reason to keep barking.

Subscribe to the AKC GoodDog!SM Helpline for an individual plan for your dog.