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 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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Instagram post 2213258371855587754_1297196752 Congratulations to Louie the 1yo Pit from Mentor on his recent graduation. Louis recently completed our board and train program and did extremely well. Not only is he super smart but he is also willing to please. Louis is a great role model for the breed.  Great job Louie!!🎉👏
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Instagram post 2212545329899718975_1297196752 Congratulations to Schatzi & Stiglitz from Twinsburg on their recent graduations. These two loving pit bulls completed our training program and did extremely well.  Not only were they willing to please but also very willing to learn. We are so proud of them. Great job guys!!👏🎉
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Instagram post 2211826333508296677_1297196752 Congratulations to Stripe the one year old Boston Terrier from Chagrin Falls on his recent graduation. This adorable guy completed our board & train program and passed with flying colors. Not only is he cute but he is also willing to please. Great job Stripe!🎉🎉👏👏
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Instagram post 2210457923901768528_1297196752 Congratulations to Benni the 4mo Goldendoodle from Painesville on his recent graduation. Benni completed our board and train program and did extremely well. His owners can now control him and are much more stress-free.  It was a pleasure working with him and his owners! 🎉🎉👏👏
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Instagram post 2208845046333965988_1297196752 Congratulations to Pablo the 8mo Dutch Shepherd mix from Chardon on his recent graduation. Pablo successfully completed our board and train program and we are so proud of his progress. This adorable guy was such a joy to work with and so were his owners. Great job Pablo!! 👏👏🎉
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Instagram post 2204595264988034170_1297196752 Huge congratulations to Ollie, Punkin and Peaches from Mentor on their recent graduations. All 3 of these dogs completed our board & train program and did extremely well. The Saint Bernards are puppies and the little Pittie just needed some confidence.  Great job to everyone! 👏
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Instagram post 2202458473199592214_1297196752 Congratulations to Remi the 1yo Rottweiler from Middlefield on his recent graduation.  Remi successfully completed our board and train program and passed with flying colors. This wonderful dog just needed impulse control and better listening skills. We are very proud of him! 🎉👏
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Instagram post 2201693431613210157_1297196752 Congratulations to Ivy the 1yo boxer from Eastlake on her recent graduation. Ivy successfully completed our board and train program and did extremely well. Her owners can now manage her a lot better and she is much more happy knowing the rules of the household. Great job Ivy!!🎉
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Instagram post 2200182501880047587_1297196752 Huge congratulations to Brutus the four month old Cockapoo from Macedonia on his recent graduation.  This adorable guy completed our board and train program and did extremely well. For his age he is incredibly smart and now listens to his commands well. Great job Brutus!!👏🎉
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Instagram post 2197984985135006870_1297196752 Huge congratulations to Draco the Cane Corso from Garfield Heights on his recent graduation.  Draco completed our 3 private lesson program and passed with flying colors. This adorable guy just needed help learning the household rules and listening to his family.  Great job! 🎉👏
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Instagram post 2196541230997774092_1297196752 Congratulations to Riley the five month old Shiba Inu from Mentor on her recent graduation. Riley successfully completed our board and train program to learn manners around the house and to listen better outside. This adorable pup did absolutely amazing.  Great job Riley!!👏👏🎉
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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 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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Instagram post 2213258371855587754_1297196752 Congratulations to Louie the 1yo Pit from Mentor on his recent graduation. Louis recently completed our board and train program and did extremely well. Not only is he super smart but he is also willing to please. Louis is a great role model for the breed.  Great job Louie!!🎉👏
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Instagram post 2212545329899718975_1297196752 Congratulations to Schatzi & Stiglitz from Twinsburg on their recent graduations. These two loving pit bulls completed our training program and did extremely well.  Not only were they willing to please but also very willing to learn. We are so proud of them. Great job guys!!👏🎉
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Instagram post 2211826333508296677_1297196752 Congratulations to Stripe the one year old Boston Terrier from Chagrin Falls on his recent graduation. This adorable guy completed our board & train program and passed with flying colors. Not only is he cute but he is also willing to please. Great job Stripe!🎉🎉👏👏
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Instagram post 2210457923901768528_1297196752 Congratulations to Benni the 4mo Goldendoodle from Painesville on his recent graduation. Benni completed our board and train program and did extremely well. His owners can now control him and are much more stress-free.  It was a pleasure working with him and his owners! 🎉🎉👏👏
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Instagram post 2208845046333965988_1297196752 Congratulations to Pablo the 8mo Dutch Shepherd mix from Chardon on his recent graduation. Pablo successfully completed our board and train program and we are so proud of his progress. This adorable guy was such a joy to work with and so were his owners. Great job Pablo!! 👏👏🎉
4 0
Instagram post 2204595264988034170_1297196752 Huge congratulations to Ollie, Punkin and Peaches from Mentor on their recent graduations. All 3 of these dogs completed our board & train program and did extremely well. The Saint Bernards are puppies and the little Pittie just needed some confidence.  Great job to everyone! 👏
6 1
Instagram post 2202458473199592214_1297196752 Congratulations to Remi the 1yo Rottweiler from Middlefield on his recent graduation.  Remi successfully completed our board and train program and passed with flying colors. This wonderful dog just needed impulse control and better listening skills. We are very proud of him! 🎉👏
5 0
Instagram post 2201693431613210157_1297196752 Congratulations to Ivy the 1yo boxer from Eastlake on her recent graduation. Ivy successfully completed our board and train program and did extremely well. Her owners can now manage her a lot better and she is much more happy knowing the rules of the household. Great job Ivy!!🎉
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Instagram post 2200182501880047587_1297196752 Huge congratulations to Brutus the four month old Cockapoo from Macedonia on his recent graduation.  This adorable guy completed our board and train program and did extremely well. For his age he is incredibly smart and now listens to his commands well. Great job Brutus!!👏🎉
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Instagram post 2197984985135006870_1297196752 Huge congratulations to Draco the Cane Corso from Garfield Heights on his recent graduation.  Draco completed our 3 private lesson program and passed with flying colors. This adorable guy just needed help learning the household rules and listening to his family.  Great job! 🎉👏
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Instagram post 2196541230997774092_1297196752 Congratulations to Riley the five month old Shiba Inu from Mentor on her recent graduation. Riley successfully completed our board and train program to learn manners around the house and to listen better outside. This adorable pup did absolutely amazing.  Great job Riley!!👏👏🎉
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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 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!! 🎉🎉👏
Instagram post 2213258371855587754_1297196752 Congratulations to Louie the 1yo Pit from Mentor on his recent graduation. Louis recently completed our board and train program and did extremely well. Not only is he super smart but he is also willing to please. Louis is a great role model for the breed.  Great job Louie!!🎉👏
Instagram post 2212545329899718975_1297196752 Congratulations to Schatzi & Stiglitz from Twinsburg on their recent graduations. These two loving pit bulls completed our training program and did extremely well.  Not only were they willing to please but also very willing to learn. We are so proud of them. Great job guys!!👏🎉
Instagram post 2211826333508296677_1297196752 Congratulations to Stripe the one year old Boston Terrier from Chagrin Falls on his recent graduation. This adorable guy completed our board & train program and passed with flying colors. Not only is he cute but he is also willing to please. Great job Stripe!🎉🎉👏👏
Instagram post 2210457923901768528_1297196752 Congratulations to Benni the 4mo Goldendoodle from Painesville on his recent graduation. Benni completed our board and train program and did extremely well. His owners can now control him and are much more stress-free.  It was a pleasure working with him and his owners! 🎉🎉👏👏
Instagram post 2208845046333965988_1297196752 Congratulations to Pablo the 8mo Dutch Shepherd mix from Chardon on his recent graduation. Pablo successfully completed our board and train program and we are so proud of his progress. This adorable guy was such a joy to work with and so were his owners. Great job Pablo!! 👏👏🎉
Instagram post 2204595264988034170_1297196752 Huge congratulations to Ollie, Punkin and Peaches from Mentor on their recent graduations. All 3 of these dogs completed our board & train program and did extremely well. The Saint Bernards are puppies and the little Pittie just needed some confidence.  Great job to everyone! 👏
Instagram post 2202458473199592214_1297196752 Congratulations to Remi the 1yo Rottweiler from Middlefield on his recent graduation.  Remi successfully completed our board and train program and passed with flying colors. This wonderful dog just needed impulse control and better listening skills. We are very proud of him! 🎉👏
Instagram post 2201693431613210157_1297196752 Congratulations to Ivy the 1yo boxer from Eastlake on her recent graduation. Ivy successfully completed our board and train program and did extremely well. Her owners can now manage her a lot better and she is much more happy knowing the rules of the household. Great job Ivy!!🎉
Instagram post 2200182501880047587_1297196752 Huge congratulations to Brutus the four month old Cockapoo from Macedonia on his recent graduation.  This adorable guy completed our board and train program and did extremely well. For his age he is incredibly smart and now listens to his commands well. Great job Brutus!!👏🎉
Instagram post 2197984985135006870_1297196752 Huge congratulations to Draco the Cane Corso from Garfield Heights on his recent graduation.  Draco completed our 3 private lesson program and passed with flying colors. This adorable guy just needed help learning the household rules and listening to his family.  Great job! 🎉👏
Instagram post 2196541230997774092_1297196752 Congratulations to Riley the five month old Shiba Inu from Mentor on her recent graduation. Riley successfully completed our board and train program to learn manners around the house and to listen better outside. This adorable pup did absolutely amazing.  Great job Riley!!👏👏🎉