Building a bond between you and your dog with positive reinforcement training.


The connection between dog and owner is built through love on both ends of the leash, and training is a huge part of that connection. Our positive reinforcement training helps your dog understand how to be a part of your household in a non-stressful way.

At Imagine Canine Academy, we believe every pet owner deserves effective training to help develop the most rewarding relationship possible with their dog. Positive reinforcement training is not just about “giving treats,” but about using scientifically proven techniques to build a strong bond between owner and pet.

Training takes patience and time, but the result will be incredibly rewarding for both you and your dog. We are here to support you, even after you complete your time with us.

Dog Training Services


From obedience and basic manners to behavior modification, we offer a variety of dog training services.


Personalized training to meet your goals with your dog.

Pet Sitting Services

​Our dog-walking and pet-sitting services are perfect for busy families!

Self-Study Courses

Prefer to stay home, or crunched for time? Enjoy our virtual self-study courses and group classes from home.

Client Reviews


“Diana Blanchard, owner and lead trainer at Imagine Canine Academy has made such a difference in the training of my 3 dogs. ICA uses positive reinforcement to set my guys up for success. We have accomplished basic obedience to quirky behaviors. Recommend highly.”



“Imagine Canine Canine is very knowledgeable about the art of dog training and committed to the success of their clients. They have made sure I understand my dog and the training.”



“Diana is a true professional and very knowledgeable about how to bring out the best in both dogs and their owners! Highly recommend.”


Meet the Trainer

Diana Blanchard, owner of Imagine Canine, has been involved with animals and animal rescue for her entire adult life. She is a Karen Pryor Academy Certified Training Partner and has a Master’s degree in nonprofit management. With her training and business skills combined, she has helped start and run multiple training centers, including Imagine Canine.

Ruff Land Peformance Kennels

We are proud to sell Ruff Land Kennels. We order crates regularly and typically have a few in stock. Please contact us for your kennel needs.

Contact Us

Imagine Canine Academy offers customized training plans for dogs and cats of all sizes and ages! Proudly offering in-person training in the Piedmont Triad of North Carolina. Contact us with any questions today!


10.00 am – 6.00 pm

Imagine Canine Academy

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