Greater love has no one than this: 

to lay down one's life for one's friends.

John 15:13

"We​ breed TRUE working Corso"


Cypress Arrow's K9 Academy LLC

Training is Priceless - Make sure your dog is trained by an experienced dog trainer that has years of knowledge and experience. We not only train obedience but also correct bad behavior including aggression issues, digging, jumping and much more. Call us for an evaluation on your dog - (318) 715-5812 

See our Training Agreement below

We specialize in dominant and guardian breeds

ABC/APDT Certified Trainer & Mentor Trainer


Tina Frey has over 20 years experience in canine obedience training , bite work, and protection training. She is an ABC Certified trainer and Mentor trainer and with APDT (American Professional Dog Trainers).

She is also an AKC S.T.A.R., CGC, CGCA, CGCU Evaluator. Tina is commissioned under the Alexandria Police Dept and Contracted by other law enforcement agencies throughout Louisiana utilizing our detection K9. (Explosives, Narcotics, Tracking, HRD (Cadaver) and air-scent dogs.

"Discounts to our puppy owners" 


Our STAR puppy classes are a 2 week board and train program. This class is for puppies 16 weeks to 4 months old. It includes, sit, down and loose leash walking, socialization in public places and around other animals. Crate training and imprinting is also available. You will also be taught how to continue his training when you pick him up. Start your puppy off with a great experience. This class is affordable at $500 (An AKC STAR puppy award and certificate is given at end of class)


Board & Train

​This is a four (4) week boot camp program to jump start your dog's training. It's 1 on 1 with your dog and the handler course is with you (the dog owner) once you pick up your dog. We video his/her progress during the last week of training and send to you. This class is normally for dogs 5 months and up. ​Limited availability, great for big or dominant dogs with unruly behaviors. An AKC CGC certificate (if temperament permits) and/or a signed training certificate will be given at the end of the training program along with a 1 hour handler course.

(Our Puppy owners start at $875)

Regular Dogs start at $975

Includes: Sit, sit stay, down, down stay, recall

front, extended stay, heel (Loose Leash Walking) and correction of any

bad manners such as jumping or nipping.

CGC title if temperament permits at time of pick up handled by the owner

Includes: Collar/equipment used in their training 


Our Puppy Owners start at $1500

Regular dogs $1750 for 4-5 weeks

All the cues in basic except is done "OFF LEASH".

CGA/CGCU title if temperament permits and handled by owner at time of pickup

Includes equipment (Dogtra E-Collar) used in our training 


Certified Service Dogs that MEET the ADA.gov requirements
Blood trail / Tracking
PTSD dogs
AKC Rally / Competition Obedience
AKC Canine Good Citizen® and S.T.A.R. Puppy® Program training and testing
Targeted training
Courses based on your dog’s specific needs

Flexible scheduling

Competitive rates

Bite Work / Protections Consultation (most dogs must be a min. of 12 months old)

Any type of evaluation including conformation starts at $150


Please call for openings and reservations

Daily Rate: $15 per day 

  • Baths are $25 ea. includes lite grooming and ear cleaning
  • Boarding Includes: daily exercise - cooling fans - clean kennels and beds - Lots of TLC


Our Puppy program is a 2 week boot camp for puppies 16 weeks to 4 months old.  Puppy classes are $500 

The puppies are taught very basic obedience with socialization and addressing any issues or bad habits started. This is a great program to start your dog. Call for more information


  1. A copy of a current shot record is mandatory & flea pills recommended
  2. 50% of training cost. (Check or Cash) Credit Cards have fees added
  3. The dog's food for 4 weeks (at least 50-80 lbs)
  4. Do not leave any leashes or collars unless specified


  1. At pick up, we provide a 1-2 hour handler course to instruct you on how to continue the training and showing you your dog's training he's learned. 
  2. Balance and/or any other cost are due at pick up. 
  3. CGC and or any other paperwork will be completed at pick up
  4. Bring copy or picture of dog's registration's number and/or microchip for ID and certificates


Tina Frey's experience is multifaceted. She studied over 5 years in veterinarian studies at NSU college and many years experience that increased her animal care abilities, genetics and breeding. She has also bred many other breeds of canine with her father in the past 30 years as well as being a horse breeder & trainer. Back then Tina also was involved in Cattle dog shows....earning titles on working cow dogs. Tina has over 20 years experience in training and currently a CERTIFIED OBEDIENCE TRAINER through an accredited college. 

On top of the list .....Having a couple of her Corso in the Movies (HBO) was just a bonus. As a volunteer, Tina is also an officer with Cajun Coast Search & Rescue covering Louisiana and surrounding states. She's volunteering her time with her Live search/tracking dog and HRD (Cadaver) dogs in disaster events or requested recoveries. Tina's experience and love for canine.....her animals depend on her daily and are happy on our ranch here in Central, Louisiana. We are blessed and highly favored and give the glory to God.


  • Certified by the Louisiana State Fire Marshal - State Urban Search & Rescue Technical Search Specialist
  • Commissioned with the Alexandria Police Dept. and Contracted under the Rapides Parish Sheriff's dept.
  • Certified K9 Trainer by Animal Behavior College (ABC)
    • Animal Behavior College (ABC) is approved by Industry Leaders (Programs are approved for CEUs by the Certification Council for Professional Dog Trainers (CCPDT), International Association of Animal Behavior Consultants (IAABC) and the National Association of Dog Obedience Instructors (NADOI) www.animalbehaviorcollege.com
  • ABC certified K-9 MENTOR Trainer (Train the trainers program)
  • Owner/ Director of Cypress Arrow Kennels
  • Member of Association of Professional Dog Trainers (APDT) www.adpt.com
  • Working Dog Director and Member of S.A.C.C.I. (Society in America for Cane Corso Italiano) www.sacciusa.org
  • American Kennel Club - Official AKC Canine Good Citizen (CGC, CGA & CGU) Evaluator. www.akc.org
  • DLE (Dogs for Law Enforcement) certified K-9 Explosive and Narcotic Detection Handler team
    • DLE is a non-profit organization that offers an accredited program that certifies k9 teams under rigorous real world simulations. They also established the program to enhance handler's training abilities through state and national training seminars. www.dlecertification.org
  • LAK9 certified HRD (Human Remains Recovery) K9 handler team - www.lak9.net
  • DLE certified tracking/SAR K9 handler
  • Dpt Lt Commander for Cajun Coast Search & Rescue - www.cajuncoastsar.com (501-C non-profit)
  • Cajun Coast SAR certified tracking team (certification meets national USAR requirements for tracking)

Held /performed many Local and National Seminars :

PSA - Protection Sports Association Seminar

American Street Dog Events and competition

AKC Rally / Obedience / Conformation

ABA/AMA Nationals and Irondog competitions

Fields of Experience:

Since 2013- Scent Detection Training/handling: Narcotics, Explosives, Tracking, Patrol

20 years +

Obedience Training and Instruction

Behavior Solving and Prevention / Aggression and Fear Training and Rehabilitation

Training & Owning Animal Assisted Therapy / Service Dogs

Canine Good Citizen training

Competition Obedience & Rally

Personal Protection

Search and Rescue / HRD

Conformation and Show Ring

Dog Breeding / Litter Evaluation

Puppy Class Instructor

Novice Class Instructor

Advanced Class Instructor

Pet Placement

Temperament Testing

Clicker Training / Target Training

Cypress Arrow Training