Contact Animal Smart Training: (361)537-0531


Animal Smart Training provides monthly group classes for dogs right here at The Gulf Coast Humane Society dog park! All dogs are welcome as long as they are friendly with people and other dogs and up to date on vaccinations.


If your dog was adopted from GCHS, you get a discount!



$20 per class

$10 per class if you adopted from The Gulf Coast Humane Society


  • All dogs must have age appropriate vaccinations. For dogs over 16 weeks this includes rabies, Bordatella (canine cough) and DHLPP (Distemper, Hepatitis, Leptospirosis, Parvo, Para-influenza)

  • All dogs should be free of parasites, infectious diseases and in overall good health.

  • Proof of current vaccines (or titers) is required.

  • All dogs must be friendly towards people and other dogs.

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"Andrea is the owner and trainer at Animal Smart. She started her animal training career in 2002 and has worked with a variety of domestic and exotic species at zoos and aquaria around the world, including the Texas State Aquarium here in Corpus Christi. Her experience includes training animals for TV and movie productions, research training with wolves and dogs, training dolphins for animal assisted therapy and working with pet parents to help them overcome problem behaviors. Andrea is currently a professor of animal science at the Animal Behavior Institute. She teaches training courses to zookeepers, trainers, behavior consultants and other aspiring animal professionals getting their certifications. Andrea also keeps up with current research and innovations in the training field through seminars and workshops to continue her education." -