Welcome to Compassionate Canine

Dog Training Solutions for Busy Lives

Easily learn the life skills needed for a well-mannered dog.
All while having a woof of a good time with your best friend!



For More information and to reserve your spot
in these fun & educational classes please contact us at: (605) 342-8644

Crazy Critters - Compassionate Canine

Rushmore Mall * 2200 N. Maple Ave. #25 * Rapid City, SD
(Enter studio from outside the Mall at first glass doors left of Food Court.)  



To find a class that works for you & your dog go to the bottom of this page.

Linda Kelly, Member IACP

  • AKC Approved CGC Evaluator
  • Registered Pet Partners Team




Carissa E ~ You sure changed our Sophia, she has become such a lover thanks to you. Thank you for helping us learn how to help Sophia with her aggression. She self corrects herself now, we barely ever have to correct her.


  • Please "air" or potty dogs in area next to door before coming into building.
  • You are responsible for cleaning up after your dog so bring bags!
  • Dress comfortably and for the weather (building has limited environmental controls) with tie shoes i.s. no flip flops please.
  • Bring dog on collar and leash of your choosing - flat collar & 6' leash recommended other training aids will be discussed during class.
  • Bring your dog hungry and come with LOTS OF YUMMY TREATS!
  • Aggressive dogs or disruptive participants will be excused from class with most being invited to switch (with class fees applied) to private lessons.
  • No restroom in training facility, but are available in Mall Food Court area.
  • No dogs inside Mall accept for Service Dog Teams.
  • Class schedules are subject to change, but will be posted on Facebook ASAP (www.facebook.com/RapidCityCrazyCritters) 
  • All dogs must have proof of proper vaccinations and an adult to work with them.
  • Children are welcome and encouraged to participate, but must be supervised by an adult.
  • 100% Satisfaction Guarantee (refunds offered after first class if not satisfied).


    When checking out please include in the note to seller section (bottom of the cart)
    your phone number so that we can contact you if necessary about class times.


    Open Enrollment - Join Anytime!

    Limited class size to ensure individual attention & instruction