Location & Phone

BOSS Dog Training Center
416-D W King Street
King, NC  27021


Open by appointment

Classes & Events

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Upcoming Classes

Upcoming Events

If you prefer to register or sign up by mail, print the forms from the website: Forms & Documents >>


Group Classes


Whether you are new to dog ownership or an experienced dog trainer, Brylin Obedience Specialty School (BOSS) offers small group classes for puppies and dogs of all ages. Class size is limited so you and your dog receive individual attention.  

Puppy and Family classes are structured for new pet owners, while Agility, Nose Works and Obedience classes are geared for those who want to compete or just enjoy activities with their dog. Types of Classes >

Events & Workshops

Watch for workshops, seminars and canine sports events scheduled at BOSS.  We frequently hold Barn Hunt Trials, AKC sanctioned Fast CAT and Coursing Ability Tests.  Event Premiums>> 

Several photographers cover BOSS events. Order your dog's photograph from their online galleries or contact them for more information.  Event Photography Links>>

Photo by Dean Lake Photography

Photo by Dean Lake Photography

4-H Sponsor

BOSS sponsors the Stokes County 4-H Dog Club “4 Paws” conducted by Pam Davis and Killian Davis.  Youth learn canine handling skills and are introduced to a variety of activities and dog sports. Look for both basic and advanced camp sessions next year. Stokes County 4-H >>

AKC Programs

BOSS offers the training needed to develop a well-behaved companion dog and our AKC approved evaluator can administer the American Kennel Club's authorized tests.  Get recognized for your efforts and show off your dog's accomplishment by obtaining an AKC certificate and title.  AKC Canine Good Citizen >>

Private Lessons

If you prefer individual instruction, cannot attend a group class or have a dog that is challenging, private instruction is available from any of the BOSS trainers or affiliates. Instructors >>

Are you a local trainer?

 If you would like to use the BOSS Training Center to conduct either group or private lessons, we welcome you to contact us about becoming an affiliate. Contact Us >>

Indoor Training


All training is conducted indoors in a heated and fan-cooled building. The agility and obedience areas have foam cushioned flooring for your dog's safety and comfort. The agility equipment meets UKI and USDAA standards. Inside there is generous space for crating and separate men's and women's restrooms.  

Outside, we have over two acres of level parking. There is a covered ramp to access the center which makes loading and unloading convenient even in inclement weather. 

The entire facility or individual training areas may be rented by the day or the hour. Facility >>

Stokes Partnership for Children

Brylin Obedience Specialty School will partner with Stokes Partnership for ChildrenPam Davis and Shannon Cox will lead the program where children read to Therapy dogs in our libraries and schools. Reading to dogs gives the children confidence to read out loud and improves their verbal skills. Stokes Partnership for Children >>

 Have a Rescue?

If you adopted your puppy or dog from a county animal shelter, humane society or a rescue organization you may be eligible for a $20 discount for either a Puppy or Family Dog I Class. When signing up, enter "Rescue" in the Promotion Code and mail your adoption paperwork.  

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