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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
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  • 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.

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

Congratulations to Mina the 10-month-old lab from Congratulations to Mina the 10-month-old lab from Beachwood on her recent graduation. Mina completed our board & train program and did extremely well. She needed help with impulse control on walks and overall listening in the house. Great job to her and her family!!👏👏🎉
Congratulations to King the 1yo German Shepherd fr Congratulations to King the 1yo German Shepherd from Maple Heights on his recent graduation. This adorable dog completed our board and train program and did extremely well.  King needed help with impulsiveness when people came over and walking on a leash. Great job buddy!! 🎉🐕👏
Huge congratulations to Copper the Goldendoodle fr Huge congratulations to Copper the Goldendoodle from Willowick on his recent graduation. This adorable pup completed our private lesson program and did extremely well. Not only was he fun to work with but he picked up on things very quickly. Great job Copper you are awesome! 🐕🎉
Congratulations to Batista the mixed breed from Cl Congratulations to Batista the mixed breed from Cleveland on his recent graduation. This adorable dog completed our board & train program and did extremely well. Not only did he pick up on the training quickly but his owners were also a pleasure to work with. Great job Batista!🎉
Huge congratulations to Sherman the German Shepher Huge congratulations to Sherman the German Shepherd from Twinsburg on his recent graduation. This beautiful dog completed our board & train program and did extremely well. Sherman is willing to please and his owners are willing to follow through with his commands. Great job!🎉🐕
Huge congratulations to Jax the 10mo Lab from Ches Huge congratulations to Jax the 10mo Lab from Chesterland on his recent graduation. Jack's completed our board and train program and did extremely well.  Jax needed help with impulse control and excessive barking and did extremely well even around distractions. Great job Jax!👏
Congratulations to Juno the Pit Bull from Moreland Congratulations to Juno the Pit Bull from Moreland Hills on his recent graduation.  This dog struggled with impulse control and listening when they were distractions around. Juno successfully completed our board & train program and did very well.  Great job Juno!!!👏🐕🎉
Congratulations to Hercules the one year old boxer Congratulations to Hercules the one year old boxer from highland Heights on his recent graduation. This big boy completed our board and train program and passed with flying colors. It was a real pleasure working with him in his owners and we wish them continued success!! 👏👏👏
Huge congratulations to Nigel the Husky mix from n Huge congratulations to Nigel the Husky mix from novelty on his recent graduation. Nigel completed our private lesson program and did extremely well. He needed help around the house and on walks to not pull. We are extremely proud of him and his family.  Great job Nigel!!!🎉🐕👏
Huge congratulations to Enzo the Shiapoo from Clev Huge congratulations to Enzo the Shiapoo from Cleveland on her recent graduation.  This adorable young pup just needed the basics so her owners can manage her even around distractions. She did really really well and we are so proud. Great job Enzo!! 👏🐕🎉
Congratulations to Jaxx and Bill from Chagrin Fall Congratulations to Jaxx and Bill from Chagrin Falls on their recent graduations.  These two adorable maltipoos completed our board and train program and did extremely well.  Their owner needed a better handle on these crazy little guys around distractions and on walks. Great job!
Congratulations to Charlie the Border Collie from Congratulations to Charlie the Border Collie from Novelty on his recent graduation. Charlie completed our board and train program and did very well. His owners needed help getting him back in from outside and not playing keep away. Great job Charlie!!! 🎉🐕🎉👏
Congratulations to Mocha the 5-month-old toy poodl Congratulations to Mocha the 5-month-old toy poodle from Solon on her recent graduation.  This adorable little pup breezed through training and did extremely well period her owners now have much more control over her and everyone is happier. Great job Mocha!! 👏🎉🐕
Huge congratulations to Sam & Abby from Northfield Huge congratulations to Sam & Abby from Northfield on their recent graduation. These two Doodles completed our board and train program and passed with flying colors. Their owners have done a wonderful job keeping up with the training and are happier because of it. Great job guys!
Huge congratulations to Toby the goldendoodle from Huge congratulations to Toby the goldendoodle from chesterland on his recent graduation. Toby completed our board and train program and did extremely well. His owners can now control him when people come in the door and around distractions. Great job Toby!!🎉👏👏
Congratulations to Buddy the mixed breed from Conc Congratulations to Buddy the mixed breed from Concord on his recent graduation. Buddy recently completed our private lesson program and passed with flying colors. We had so much fun working with him and his owners and the lessons all went really well. Great job buddy!!👏🎉🐕
Huge congratulations to Bo the 3-year-old doodle f Huge congratulations to Bo the 3-year-old doodle from Solon on his recent graduation.  Bo is another board and train graduate who did extremely well. He now can wait patiently when guests enter the house and walk nicely on a leash among other things. Great job Bo!!🎉👏👏
Congratulations to Simba the 7-month-old Cavapoo f Congratulations to Simba the 7-month-old Cavapoo from Solon on his recent graduation. Simba recently completed our board and train program and passed with flying colors. Here he is driving away in his new car for graduating.  Great job Simba!!!👏🎉🐕
Congratulations to Perry the Labradoodle from Twin Congratulations to Perry the Labradoodle from Twinsburg on his recent graduation. Perry is another successful board and train student who passed with flying colors. We really enjoyed working with him and his family and wish them nothing but the best.  Great job Perry!!👏🎉🐕
Congratulations to Millie the 2-year-old Dachshund Congratulations to Millie the 2-year-old Dachshund from Chagrin Falls on her recent graduation. Millie spent a week with us for training and did extremely well. This adorable little dog now has the tools and expertise to master her commands. Great job Millie!!!👏🎉🐕

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

Congratulations to Mina the 10-month-old lab from Congratulations to Mina the 10-month-old lab from Beachwood on her recent graduation. Mina completed our board & train program and did extremely well. She needed help with impulse control on walks and overall listening in the house. Great job to her and her family!!👏👏🎉
Congratulations to King the 1yo German Shepherd fr Congratulations to King the 1yo German Shepherd from Maple Heights on his recent graduation. This adorable dog completed our board and train program and did extremely well.  King needed help with impulsiveness when people came over and walking on a leash. Great job buddy!! 🎉🐕👏
Huge congratulations to Copper the Goldendoodle fr Huge congratulations to Copper the Goldendoodle from Willowick on his recent graduation. This adorable pup completed our private lesson program and did extremely well. Not only was he fun to work with but he picked up on things very quickly. Great job Copper you are awesome! 🐕🎉
Congratulations to Batista the mixed breed from Cl Congratulations to Batista the mixed breed from Cleveland on his recent graduation. This adorable dog completed our board & train program and did extremely well. Not only did he pick up on the training quickly but his owners were also a pleasure to work with. Great job Batista!🎉
Huge congratulations to Sherman the German Shepher Huge congratulations to Sherman the German Shepherd from Twinsburg on his recent graduation. This beautiful dog completed our board & train program and did extremely well. Sherman is willing to please and his owners are willing to follow through with his commands. Great job!🎉🐕
Huge congratulations to Jax the 10mo Lab from Ches Huge congratulations to Jax the 10mo Lab from Chesterland on his recent graduation. Jack's completed our board and train program and did extremely well.  Jax needed help with impulse control and excessive barking and did extremely well even around distractions. Great job Jax!👏
Congratulations to Juno the Pit Bull from Moreland Congratulations to Juno the Pit Bull from Moreland Hills on his recent graduation.  This dog struggled with impulse control and listening when they were distractions around. Juno successfully completed our board & train program and did very well.  Great job Juno!!!👏🐕🎉
Congratulations to Hercules the one year old boxer Congratulations to Hercules the one year old boxer from highland Heights on his recent graduation. This big boy completed our board and train program and passed with flying colors. It was a real pleasure working with him in his owners and we wish them continued success!! 👏👏👏
Huge congratulations to Nigel the Husky mix from n Huge congratulations to Nigel the Husky mix from novelty on his recent graduation. Nigel completed our private lesson program and did extremely well. He needed help around the house and on walks to not pull. We are extremely proud of him and his family.  Great job Nigel!!!🎉🐕👏
Huge congratulations to Enzo the Shiapoo from Clev Huge congratulations to Enzo the Shiapoo from Cleveland on her recent graduation.  This adorable young pup just needed the basics so her owners can manage her even around distractions. She did really really well and we are so proud. Great job Enzo!! 👏🐕🎉
Congratulations to Jaxx and Bill from Chagrin Fall Congratulations to Jaxx and Bill from Chagrin Falls on their recent graduations.  These two adorable maltipoos completed our board and train program and did extremely well.  Their owner needed a better handle on these crazy little guys around distractions and on walks. Great job!
Congratulations to Charlie the Border Collie from Congratulations to Charlie the Border Collie from Novelty on his recent graduation. Charlie completed our board and train program and did very well. His owners needed help getting him back in from outside and not playing keep away. Great job Charlie!!! 🎉🐕🎉👏
Congratulations to Mocha the 5-month-old toy poodl Congratulations to Mocha the 5-month-old toy poodle from Solon on her recent graduation.  This adorable little pup breezed through training and did extremely well period her owners now have much more control over her and everyone is happier. Great job Mocha!! 👏🎉🐕
Huge congratulations to Sam & Abby from Northfield Huge congratulations to Sam & Abby from Northfield on their recent graduation. These two Doodles completed our board and train program and passed with flying colors. Their owners have done a wonderful job keeping up with the training and are happier because of it. Great job guys!
Huge congratulations to Toby the goldendoodle from Huge congratulations to Toby the goldendoodle from chesterland on his recent graduation. Toby completed our board and train program and did extremely well. His owners can now control him when people come in the door and around distractions. Great job Toby!!🎉👏👏
Congratulations to Buddy the mixed breed from Conc Congratulations to Buddy the mixed breed from Concord on his recent graduation. Buddy recently completed our private lesson program and passed with flying colors. We had so much fun working with him and his owners and the lessons all went really well. Great job buddy!!👏🎉🐕
Huge congratulations to Bo the 3-year-old doodle f Huge congratulations to Bo the 3-year-old doodle from Solon on his recent graduation.  Bo is another board and train graduate who did extremely well. He now can wait patiently when guests enter the house and walk nicely on a leash among other things. Great job Bo!!🎉👏👏
Congratulations to Simba the 7-month-old Cavapoo f Congratulations to Simba the 7-month-old Cavapoo from Solon on his recent graduation. Simba recently completed our board and train program and passed with flying colors. Here he is driving away in his new car for graduating.  Great job Simba!!!👏🎉🐕
Congratulations to Perry the Labradoodle from Twin Congratulations to Perry the Labradoodle from Twinsburg on his recent graduation. Perry is another successful board and train student who passed with flying colors. We really enjoyed working with him and his family and wish them nothing but the best.  Great job Perry!!👏🎉🐕
Congratulations to Millie the 2-year-old Dachshund Congratulations to Millie the 2-year-old Dachshund from Chagrin Falls on her recent graduation. Millie spent a week with us for training and did extremely well. This adorable little dog now has the tools and expertise to master her commands. Great job Millie!!!👏🎉🐕

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 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

Congratulations to Mina the 10-month-old lab from Congratulations to Mina the 10-month-old lab from Beachwood on her recent graduation. Mina completed our board & train program and did extremely well. She needed help with impulse control on walks and overall listening in the house. Great job to her and her family!!👏👏🎉
Congratulations to King the 1yo German Shepherd fr Congratulations to King the 1yo German Shepherd from Maple Heights on his recent graduation. This adorable dog completed our board and train program and did extremely well.  King needed help with impulsiveness when people came over and walking on a leash. Great job buddy!! 🎉🐕👏
Huge congratulations to Copper the Goldendoodle fr Huge congratulations to Copper the Goldendoodle from Willowick on his recent graduation. This adorable pup completed our private lesson program and did extremely well. Not only was he fun to work with but he picked up on things very quickly. Great job Copper you are awesome! 🐕🎉
Congratulations to Batista the mixed breed from Cl Congratulations to Batista the mixed breed from Cleveland on his recent graduation. This adorable dog completed our board & train program and did extremely well. Not only did he pick up on the training quickly but his owners were also a pleasure to work with. Great job Batista!🎉
Huge congratulations to Sherman the German Shepher Huge congratulations to Sherman the German Shepherd from Twinsburg on his recent graduation. This beautiful dog completed our board & train program and did extremely well. Sherman is willing to please and his owners are willing to follow through with his commands. Great job!🎉🐕
Huge congratulations to Jax the 10mo Lab from Ches Huge congratulations to Jax the 10mo Lab from Chesterland on his recent graduation. Jack's completed our board and train program and did extremely well.  Jax needed help with impulse control and excessive barking and did extremely well even around distractions. Great job Jax!👏
Congratulations to Juno the Pit Bull from Moreland Congratulations to Juno the Pit Bull from Moreland Hills on his recent graduation.  This dog struggled with impulse control and listening when they were distractions around. Juno successfully completed our board & train program and did very well.  Great job Juno!!!👏🐕🎉
Congratulations to Hercules the one year old boxer Congratulations to Hercules the one year old boxer from highland Heights on his recent graduation. This big boy completed our board and train program and passed with flying colors. It was a real pleasure working with him in his owners and we wish them continued success!! 👏👏👏
Huge congratulations to Nigel the Husky mix from n Huge congratulations to Nigel the Husky mix from novelty on his recent graduation. Nigel completed our private lesson program and did extremely well. He needed help around the house and on walks to not pull. We are extremely proud of him and his family.  Great job Nigel!!!🎉🐕👏
Huge congratulations to Enzo the Shiapoo from Clev Huge congratulations to Enzo the Shiapoo from Cleveland on her recent graduation.  This adorable young pup just needed the basics so her owners can manage her even around distractions. She did really really well and we are so proud. Great job Enzo!! 👏🐕🎉
Congratulations to Jaxx and Bill from Chagrin Fall Congratulations to Jaxx and Bill from Chagrin Falls on their recent graduations.  These two adorable maltipoos completed our board and train program and did extremely well.  Their owner needed a better handle on these crazy little guys around distractions and on walks. Great job!
Congratulations to Charlie the Border Collie from Congratulations to Charlie the Border Collie from Novelty on his recent graduation. Charlie completed our board and train program and did very well. His owners needed help getting him back in from outside and not playing keep away. Great job Charlie!!! 🎉🐕🎉👏
Congratulations to Mocha the 5-month-old toy poodl Congratulations to Mocha the 5-month-old toy poodle from Solon on her recent graduation.  This adorable little pup breezed through training and did extremely well period her owners now have much more control over her and everyone is happier. Great job Mocha!! 👏🎉🐕
Huge congratulations to Sam & Abby from Northfield Huge congratulations to Sam & Abby from Northfield on their recent graduation. These two Doodles completed our board and train program and passed with flying colors. Their owners have done a wonderful job keeping up with the training and are happier because of it. Great job guys!
Huge congratulations to Toby the goldendoodle from Huge congratulations to Toby the goldendoodle from chesterland on his recent graduation. Toby completed our board and train program and did extremely well. His owners can now control him when people come in the door and around distractions. Great job Toby!!🎉👏👏
Congratulations to Buddy the mixed breed from Conc Congratulations to Buddy the mixed breed from Concord on his recent graduation. Buddy recently completed our private lesson program and passed with flying colors. We had so much fun working with him and his owners and the lessons all went really well. Great job buddy!!👏🎉🐕
Huge congratulations to Bo the 3-year-old doodle f Huge congratulations to Bo the 3-year-old doodle from Solon on his recent graduation.  Bo is another board and train graduate who did extremely well. He now can wait patiently when guests enter the house and walk nicely on a leash among other things. Great job Bo!!🎉👏👏
Congratulations to Simba the 7-month-old Cavapoo f Congratulations to Simba the 7-month-old Cavapoo from Solon on his recent graduation. Simba recently completed our board and train program and passed with flying colors. Here he is driving away in his new car for graduating.  Great job Simba!!!👏🎉🐕
Congratulations to Perry the Labradoodle from Twin Congratulations to Perry the Labradoodle from Twinsburg on his recent graduation. Perry is another successful board and train student who passed with flying colors. We really enjoyed working with him and his family and wish them nothing but the best.  Great job Perry!!👏🎉🐕
Congratulations to Millie the 2-year-old Dachshund Congratulations to Millie the 2-year-old Dachshund from Chagrin Falls on her recent graduation. Millie spent a week with us for training and did extremely well. This adorable little dog now has the tools and expertise to master her commands. Great job Millie!!!👏🎉🐕