About Us

Caring for your pets

Spot On! Dog Training is a full-service canine training company, owned and operated by professional trainer Michael Joseph.  Mike boasts over 15 years of experience in the industry and has traveled the globe to study and master his techniques. His love of dogs and keen observation of canine behavior has led him to develop a highly effective training regimen proven to make your dog a well-balanced and happy pooch!

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  • Serving Northeast Ohio including Cuyahoga, Lake, Portage, Summit and Geauga counties
  • Staff members are fully trained in CPR and emergency first aid
  • We always offer a Free in-home demonstration and work with your dog to show you results

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Certificate of Excellence
Winner — 2018/19

Our Talented Trainers

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Michael Joseph

Owner

Boasting 13 years of experience, Mike opened Spot On! in August 2015. His expertise allows him to connect with dog owners, explaining how to train their dogs in a logical and sensible way. His goal is to save any troubled dog or canine relationship that would have otherwise ended in a shelter, or worse. Mike’s method of training produces effective results all while keeping your dog’s tail waggin’! He is also the proud owner of two Belgian Malinois named Zeus and Ziva.

Katie Phillips

Katie Phillips

Trainer

Since joining Spot On! in August 2017, Katie has provided clients excellent service through her patience, understanding, and compassion for dogs. Her previous experience working for 10 years at a local kennel is what lead her to National K-9 Dog Training School and her rewarding position with Spot On! training. Katie is also the proud owner of an adorable Australian Shepherd named Marshall.

Jackie Estremera

Jackie Estremera

Trainer

Jackie started out with Spot On! as a client but quickly fell in love with training and the idea of helping others with their dogs. She joined the team in 2017 and her exceptional customer service skills have made her into a spectacular trainer.  Anyone who works with Jackie will enjoy her down to earth attitude and compassion for the dog and the client.  Jackie currently has two beautiful dogs, Miya the Rottweiler and Venus the Cane Corso.

Danielle Prostak

Danielle Prostak

Trainer

Danielle enjoys the time she has with her three Great Danes Juno, Brutus and Riley.  Through the training, she has greatly improved the confidence and reduced the aggressiveness of her dogs to where they are now able to go into public and listen properly. Danielle has been working at the Kennels with Katie training our board and train dogs and is homing her skills to become an expert dog trainer.

What Our Clients Say

Instagram post 2244356162086495854_1297196752 Congratulations to George & Louie who are 2 Boxers from Aurora on their recent graduations. These guys completed our board and train program and passed with flying colors. They just needed help with impulse control in distracting situations.  Great job guys, we are proud of you!!
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Instagram post 2242251413488741025_1297196752 Huge congratulations to Reggie and Moose from Painesville on their recent graduations.  These two adorable dogs completed our board and train program and passed with flying colors.  They needed help with impulse control and when outside on a walk.  Great job guys!! 🎉🎉🐕🐕
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Instagram post 2241462039150871762_1297196752 We would like to congratulate Milo the mixed-breed from Chesterland on his recent graduation.  Milo successfully completed our board and train program and couldn't have done better.  His owner need help controlling him around distractions inside and outside.  Great job Milo!! 🎉
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Instagram post 2239359355686128216_1297196752 Congratulations to Maverick the 6mo Doberman from Parma on his recent graduation. Maverick completed our board and train program and did extremely well. He needed help not clobbering people when they come in the door and walking on a leash along with distraction control. 👏🎉🎉
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Instagram post 2237119728615001609_1297196752 Congratulations to Skye the Scottish Terrier from Aurora on her recent graduation.  Skye completed our three private lesson program and passed with flying colors.  This adorable pup needed help when people come over and walking on a leash.  We are so proud of her and her owner.🎉
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Instagram post 2236368223666591604_1297196752 Congratulations to Sparky the rat terrier from Chagrin Falls on his recent graduation. Sparky completed our board & train program to help with aggression when people come over and better listening overall. With training he is doing much better and can now be managed. Great job!👏
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Instagram post 2234265820303891507_1297196752 Congratulations to Luna the eight month old German Shepherd from Stow on her recent graduation.  Luna successfully completed our board and train program and couldn't have done better. They needed training to help with her impulses and around distractions. Great job Luna!! 👏👏🎉
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Instagram post 2232958420978043647_1297196752 Congratulations to Daisy and Harley from Chagrin Falls on their recent graduations. These two adorable dogs completed our board and train program and passed with flying colors.  They now have much better control around distractions for their owners. Great job to everyone!! 🎉🎉👏
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Instagram post 2231504866740471223_1297196752 Congratulations to Baker the one-year-old Chihuahua from Solon on his recent graduation.  Baker needed help with reactivity and fearfulness which our board and train program addressed. He is now much more manageable and confident. Great job to Baker and his family!! 👏👏🎉🎉
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Instagram post 2229159051527080041_1297196752 Congratulations to Brady the golden doodle from Twinsburg on his recent graduation. This guy completed our board and train program to help him listen to commands from his owners better so they could deal with their adorable twins.  We are extremely proud of Brady.  Great job!🎉👏
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Instagram post 2228431889731719136_1297196752 Congratulations to Ruger and Kimber from Mayfield Heights on their recent graduations.  These two amazing dogs completed our private lesson program and did extremely well. We also give credit to their owner for keeping up on their training. Way to go guys!!👏👏🎉🎉
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Instagram post 2226994087337066296_1297196752 Congratulations to Solo the 4yo Goldendoodle from Chardon on his recent graduation. Solo completed our board and train program and passed with flying colors. His owners needed help controlling him around their child and when people would come to the door. Great job Solo!!👏👏🎉
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Instagram post 2225502494612385501_1297196752 Congratulations to Shadow the seven month old German Shepherd from Mentor on her recent graduation.  Shadow needed help controlling her impulses when people came over and not pulling on a leash along with general listening skills.  Great job shadow you did amazing!!👏👏🎉
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Instagram post 2222940138371813902_1297196752 Huge congratulations to Abby the four month old Weimaraner from Cleveland on her recent graduation. Abby successfully completed our board and train program and passed with flying colors.  This adorable pup just needed to learn the basics along with manners. Great job Abby!!👏👏🎉🎉
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Instagram post 2221988737021416144_1297196752 Congratulations to Bear the 5mo Goldendoodle from Cuyahoga Falls on his recent graduation. Bear successfully completed our board and train program and we couldn't be happier with his progress. It was a real pleasure working with him and his family. Great job Bear! 👏👏🎉🎉
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Instagram post 2221161216110192195_1297196752 Congratulations to Looey the 9 month old French Bulldog from Burton on his recent graduation.  This adorable guy completed our board and train program and did extremely well. Not only was he willing to please but he performed very well on his tasks. Great job Looey!! 👏🎉
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Instagram post 2219017522233980238_1297196752 We would like to congratulate Aerie & Indy on their recent graduations.  These 2 adorable pit mixes from Highland Heights recently completed our board and train program and did extremely well.  We are honored to have worked with them and their family.  Great job guys!!🎉🎉👏👏🐕
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Instagram post 2217655568844161130_1297196752 We would like to congratulate Sirius and Luna a Lab mix and an Elkhound. They both completed our board and train program and did very well. They now help each other with commands and listen much better for their owners. It was a pleasure working with these dogs and their owners.
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Instagram post 2216907550385651604_1297196752 Huge congratulations to Bella the 3yo havanese from Chagrin Falls on her recent graduation. This adorable little fluffball completed our board and train program and passed with flying colors. Bella is such a smart and sweet dog and we loved working with her and her family. 🎉👏
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Instagram post 2216123906574258699_1297196752 Congratulations to Jake the 8 year old golden retriever from Chagrin Falls on his recent graduation.  Jake successfully completed our board and train program and proved that even older dogs can be trained. We are honored to have worked with Jake and his family. Great job!! 🎉🎉👏
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Certificate of Excellence
Winner — 2018/19

Our Talented Trainers

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Michael Joseph

Owner

Boasting 13 years of experience, Mike opened Spot On! in August 2015. His expertise allows him to connect with dog owners, explaining how to train their dogs in a logical and sensible way. His goal is to save any troubled dog or canine relationship that would have otherwise ended in a shelter, or worse. Mike’s method of training produces effective results all while keeping your dog’s tail waggin’! He is also the proud owner of two Belgian Malinois named Zeus and Ziva.

Katie Phillips

Katie Phillips

Trainer

Since joining Spot On! in August 2017, Katie has provided clients excellent service through her patience, understanding, and compassion for dogs. Her previous experience working for 10 years at a local kennel is what lead her to National K-9 Dog Training School and her rewarding position with Spot On! training. Katie is also the proud owner of an adorable Australian Shepherd named Marshall.

Jackie Estremera

Jackie Estremera

Trainer

Jackie started out with Spot On! as a client but quickly fell in love with training and the idea of helping others with their dogs. She joined the team in 2017 and her exceptional customer service skills have made her into a spectacular trainer.  Anyone who works with Jackie will enjoy her down to earth attitude and compassion for the dog and the client.  Jackie currently has two beautiful dogs, Miya the Rottweiler and Venus the Cane Corso.

Danielle Prostak

Danielle Prostak

Trainer

Danielle enjoys the time she has with her three Great Danes Juno, Brutus and Riley.  Through the training, she has greatly improved the confidence and reduced the aggressiveness of her dogs to where they are now able to go into public and listen properly. Danielle has been working at the Kennels with Katie training our board and train dogs and is homing her skills to become an expert dog trainer.

What Our Clients Say

Instagram post 2244356162086495854_1297196752 Congratulations to George & Louie who are 2 Boxers from Aurora on their recent graduations. These guys completed our board and train program and passed with flying colors. They just needed help with impulse control in distracting situations.  Great job guys, we are proud of you!!
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Instagram post 2242251413488741025_1297196752 Huge congratulations to Reggie and Moose from Painesville on their recent graduations.  These two adorable dogs completed our board and train program and passed with flying colors.  They needed help with impulse control and when outside on a walk.  Great job guys!! 🎉🎉🐕🐕
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Instagram post 2241462039150871762_1297196752 We would like to congratulate Milo the mixed-breed from Chesterland on his recent graduation.  Milo successfully completed our board and train program and couldn't have done better.  His owner need help controlling him around distractions inside and outside.  Great job Milo!! 🎉
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Instagram post 2239359355686128216_1297196752 Congratulations to Maverick the 6mo Doberman from Parma on his recent graduation. Maverick completed our board and train program and did extremely well. He needed help not clobbering people when they come in the door and walking on a leash along with distraction control. 👏🎉🎉
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Instagram post 2237119728615001609_1297196752 Congratulations to Skye the Scottish Terrier from Aurora on her recent graduation.  Skye completed our three private lesson program and passed with flying colors.  This adorable pup needed help when people come over and walking on a leash.  We are so proud of her and her owner.🎉
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Instagram post 2236368223666591604_1297196752 Congratulations to Sparky the rat terrier from Chagrin Falls on his recent graduation. Sparky completed our board & train program to help with aggression when people come over and better listening overall. With training he is doing much better and can now be managed. Great job!👏
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Instagram post 2234265820303891507_1297196752 Congratulations to Luna the eight month old German Shepherd from Stow on her recent graduation.  Luna successfully completed our board and train program and couldn't have done better. They needed training to help with her impulses and around distractions. Great job Luna!! 👏👏🎉
5 0
Instagram post 2232958420978043647_1297196752 Congratulations to Daisy and Harley from Chagrin Falls on their recent graduations. These two adorable dogs completed our board and train program and passed with flying colors.  They now have much better control around distractions for their owners. Great job to everyone!! 🎉🎉👏
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Instagram post 2231504866740471223_1297196752 Congratulations to Baker the one-year-old Chihuahua from Solon on his recent graduation.  Baker needed help with reactivity and fearfulness which our board and train program addressed. He is now much more manageable and confident. Great job to Baker and his family!! 👏👏🎉🎉
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Instagram post 2229159051527080041_1297196752 Congratulations to Brady the golden doodle from Twinsburg on his recent graduation. This guy completed our board and train program to help him listen to commands from his owners better so they could deal with their adorable twins.  We are extremely proud of Brady.  Great job!🎉👏
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Instagram post 2228431889731719136_1297196752 Congratulations to Ruger and Kimber from Mayfield Heights on their recent graduations.  These two amazing dogs completed our private lesson program and did extremely well. We also give credit to their owner for keeping up on their training. Way to go guys!!👏👏🎉🎉
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Instagram post 2226994087337066296_1297196752 Congratulations to Solo the 4yo Goldendoodle from Chardon on his recent graduation. Solo completed our board and train program and passed with flying colors. His owners needed help controlling him around their child and when people would come to the door. Great job Solo!!👏👏🎉
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Instagram post 2225502494612385501_1297196752 Congratulations to Shadow the seven month old German Shepherd from Mentor on her recent graduation.  Shadow needed help controlling her impulses when people came over and not pulling on a leash along with general listening skills.  Great job shadow you did amazing!!👏👏🎉
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Instagram post 2222940138371813902_1297196752 Huge congratulations to Abby the four month old Weimaraner from Cleveland on her recent graduation. Abby successfully completed our board and train program and passed with flying colors.  This adorable pup just needed to learn the basics along with manners. Great job Abby!!👏👏🎉🎉
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Instagram post 2221988737021416144_1297196752 Congratulations to Bear the 5mo Goldendoodle from Cuyahoga Falls on his recent graduation. Bear successfully completed our board and train program and we couldn't be happier with his progress. It was a real pleasure working with him and his family. Great job Bear! 👏👏🎉🎉
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Instagram post 2221161216110192195_1297196752 Congratulations to Looey the 9 month old French Bulldog from Burton on his recent graduation.  This adorable guy completed our board and train program and did extremely well. Not only was he willing to please but he performed very well on his tasks. Great job Looey!! 👏🎉
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Instagram post 2219017522233980238_1297196752 We would like to congratulate Aerie & Indy on their recent graduations.  These 2 adorable pit mixes from Highland Heights recently completed our board and train program and did extremely well.  We are honored to have worked with them and their family.  Great job guys!!🎉🎉👏👏🐕
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Instagram post 2217655568844161130_1297196752 We would like to congratulate Sirius and Luna a Lab mix and an Elkhound. They both completed our board and train program and did very well. They now help each other with commands and listen much better for their owners. It was a pleasure working with these dogs and their owners.
6 0
Instagram post 2216907550385651604_1297196752 Huge congratulations to Bella the 3yo havanese from Chagrin Falls on her recent graduation. This adorable little fluffball completed our board and train program and passed with flying colors. Bella is such a smart and sweet dog and we loved working with her and her family. 🎉👏
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Instagram post 2216123906574258699_1297196752 Congratulations to Jake the 8 year old golden retriever from Chagrin Falls on his recent graduation.  Jake successfully completed our board and train program and proved that even older dogs can be trained. We are honored to have worked with Jake and his family. Great job!! 🎉🎉👏
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Certificate of Excellence
Winner — 2018/19

Our Talented Trainers

12122908_938550939552520_2161189242605180519_n

Michael Joseph

Owner

Boasting 13 years of experience, Mike opened Spot On! in August 2015. His expertise allows him to connect with dog owners, explaining how to train their dogs in a logical and sensible way. His goal is to save any troubled dog or canine relationship that would have otherwise ended in a shelter, or worse. Mike’s method of training produces effective results all while keeping your dog’s tail waggin’! He is also the proud owner of two Belgian Malinois named Zeus and Ziva.

Katie Phillips

Katie Phillips

Trainer

Since joining Spot On! in August 2017, Katie has provided clients excellent service through her patience, understanding, and compassion for dogs. Her previous experience working for 10 years at a local kennel is what lead her to National K-9 Dog Training School and her rewarding position with Spot On! training. Katie is also the proud owner of an adorable Australian Shepherd named Marshall.

Jackie Estremera

Jackie Estremera

Trainer

Jackie started out with Spot On! as a client but quickly fell in love with training and the idea of helping others with their dogs. She joined the team in 2017 and her exceptional customer service skills have made her into a spectacular trainer.  Anyone who works with Jackie will enjoy her down to earth attitude and compassion for the dog and the client.  Jackie currently has two beautiful dogs, Miya the Rottweiler and Venus the Cane Corso.

Danielle Prostak

Danielle Prostak

Trainer

Danielle enjoys the time she has with her three Great Danes Juno, Brutus and Riley.  Through the training, she has greatly improved the confidence and reduced the aggressiveness of her dogs to where they are now able to go into public and listen properly. Danielle has been working at the Kennels with Katie training our board and train dogs and is homing her skills to become an expert dog trainer.

What Our Clients Say

Instagram post 2244356162086495854_1297196752 Congratulations to George & Louie who are 2 Boxers from Aurora on their recent graduations. These guys completed our board and train program and passed with flying colors. They just needed help with impulse control in distracting situations.  Great job guys, we are proud of you!!
Instagram post 2242251413488741025_1297196752 Huge congratulations to Reggie and Moose from Painesville on their recent graduations.  These two adorable dogs completed our board and train program and passed with flying colors.  They needed help with impulse control and when outside on a walk.  Great job guys!! 🎉🎉🐕🐕
Instagram post 2241462039150871762_1297196752 We would like to congratulate Milo the mixed-breed from Chesterland on his recent graduation.  Milo successfully completed our board and train program and couldn't have done better.  His owner need help controlling him around distractions inside and outside.  Great job Milo!! 🎉
Instagram post 2239359355686128216_1297196752 Congratulations to Maverick the 6mo Doberman from Parma on his recent graduation. Maverick completed our board and train program and did extremely well. He needed help not clobbering people when they come in the door and walking on a leash along with distraction control. 👏🎉🎉
Instagram post 2237119728615001609_1297196752 Congratulations to Skye the Scottish Terrier from Aurora on her recent graduation.  Skye completed our three private lesson program and passed with flying colors.  This adorable pup needed help when people come over and walking on a leash.  We are so proud of her and her owner.🎉
Instagram post 2236368223666591604_1297196752 Congratulations to Sparky the rat terrier from Chagrin Falls on his recent graduation. Sparky completed our board & train program to help with aggression when people come over and better listening overall. With training he is doing much better and can now be managed. Great job!👏
Instagram post 2234265820303891507_1297196752 Congratulations to Luna the eight month old German Shepherd from Stow on her recent graduation.  Luna successfully completed our board and train program and couldn't have done better. They needed training to help with her impulses and around distractions. Great job Luna!! 👏👏🎉
Instagram post 2232958420978043647_1297196752 Congratulations to Daisy and Harley from Chagrin Falls on their recent graduations. These two adorable dogs completed our board and train program and passed with flying colors.  They now have much better control around distractions for their owners. Great job to everyone!! 🎉🎉👏
Instagram post 2231504866740471223_1297196752 Congratulations to Baker the one-year-old Chihuahua from Solon on his recent graduation.  Baker needed help with reactivity and fearfulness which our board and train program addressed. He is now much more manageable and confident. Great job to Baker and his family!! 👏👏🎉🎉
Instagram post 2229159051527080041_1297196752 Congratulations to Brady the golden doodle from Twinsburg on his recent graduation. This guy completed our board and train program to help him listen to commands from his owners better so they could deal with their adorable twins.  We are extremely proud of Brady.  Great job!🎉👏
Instagram post 2228431889731719136_1297196752 Congratulations to Ruger and Kimber from Mayfield Heights on their recent graduations.  These two amazing dogs completed our private lesson program and did extremely well. We also give credit to their owner for keeping up on their training. Way to go guys!!👏👏🎉🎉
Instagram post 2226994087337066296_1297196752 Congratulations to Solo the 4yo Goldendoodle from Chardon on his recent graduation. Solo completed our board and train program and passed with flying colors. His owners needed help controlling him around their child and when people would come to the door. Great job Solo!!👏👏🎉
Instagram post 2225502494612385501_1297196752 Congratulations to Shadow the seven month old German Shepherd from Mentor on her recent graduation.  Shadow needed help controlling her impulses when people came over and not pulling on a leash along with general listening skills.  Great job shadow you did amazing!!👏👏🎉
Instagram post 2222940138371813902_1297196752 Huge congratulations to Abby the four month old Weimaraner from Cleveland on her recent graduation. Abby successfully completed our board and train program and passed with flying colors.  This adorable pup just needed to learn the basics along with manners. Great job Abby!!👏👏🎉🎉
Instagram post 2221988737021416144_1297196752 Congratulations to Bear the 5mo Goldendoodle from Cuyahoga Falls on his recent graduation. Bear successfully completed our board and train program and we couldn't be happier with his progress. It was a real pleasure working with him and his family. Great job Bear! 👏👏🎉🎉
Instagram post 2221161216110192195_1297196752 Congratulations to Looey the 9 month old French Bulldog from Burton on his recent graduation.  This adorable guy completed our board and train program and did extremely well. Not only was he willing to please but he performed very well on his tasks. Great job Looey!! 👏🎉
Instagram post 2219017522233980238_1297196752 We would like to congratulate Aerie & Indy on their recent graduations.  These 2 adorable pit mixes from Highland Heights recently completed our board and train program and did extremely well.  We are honored to have worked with them and their family.  Great job guys!!🎉🎉👏👏🐕
Instagram post 2217655568844161130_1297196752 We would like to congratulate Sirius and Luna a Lab mix and an Elkhound. They both completed our board and train program and did very well. They now help each other with commands and listen much better for their owners. It was a pleasure working with these dogs and their owners.
Instagram post 2216907550385651604_1297196752 Huge congratulations to Bella the 3yo havanese from Chagrin Falls on her recent graduation. This adorable little fluffball completed our board and train program and passed with flying colors. Bella is such a smart and sweet dog and we loved working with her and her family. 🎉👏
Instagram post 2216123906574258699_1297196752 Congratulations to Jake the 8 year old golden retriever from Chagrin Falls on his recent graduation.  Jake successfully completed our board and train program and proved that even older dogs can be trained. We are honored to have worked with Jake and his family. Great job!! 🎉🎉👏