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 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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Instagram post 2193619733526244423_1297196752 Huge congratulations to Akima the 5mo German Shepherd from Chagrin Falls on her recent graduation.  This smart pup completed our board and train program and did extremely well. Her owners needed help teaching her manners and obedience.  Great job to Akima and her family!👏🎉👏
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Instagram post 2191454648908796217_1297196752 Congratulations to Odin the one year old boxer from Willoughby on his recent graduation. This sweet dog needed help not bouncing off of guests when they come in the door and overall listening skills.  Odin did a wonderful job and we are really proud of him. Great job Odin! 👏👏🎉
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Instagram post 2190222390210121006_1297196752 We would like to congratulate Killian the 2yo Dutch Shepherd mix from Aurora on his recent graduation. Kilian completed our board and train program and passed with flying colors. Killian is really an amazing dog and we are so proud to have worked with him and his family! 🎉🎉👏👏
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Instagram post 2187844702229067298_1297196752 Congratulations to Minnie the 2yo terrier mix from Novelty Township on her recent graduation.  Minnie completed our board and train program to help not pull her owner over on a leash and to listen around the house. We are extremely proud of Minnie.  Great job!!! 🎉👏🎉
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Instagram post 2185774871807894978_1297196752 Huge congratulations to Teddy the 9mo Boxer from Novelty on his recent graduation. Teddy successfully completed our board and train program and passed with flying colors. Teddy just needed help controlling himself around the kids and around distractions. Great job Teddy!!👏🎉🎉
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Instagram post 2184270228850258679_1297196752 Huge congratulations to Duke the 5mo German Shorthaired Pointer from Chagrin Falls on his recent graduation.  This adorable dog recently completed our board and train program and did extremely well. His owners now have the tools and knowledge to continue his training.  Great job!
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Instagram post 2182782832670010316_1297196752 Congratulations to storm the 1yo Bernese Mountain dog from Pepper Pike on her recent graduation.  This handsome guy completed our one week board and train program and successfully passed.  It was a real pleasure working with Storm and his family.  Great job Storm!! 👏🎉🎉
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Instagram post 2181315270966774373_1297196752 Congratulations to Finn the 2yo cattle dog from Hudson on his recent graduation. Finn recently completed our board and train program and did extremely well.  This adorable pup needed help with impulse control and listening to his owners. Great job to Finn and his family!!🎉👏
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Instagram post 2179932079601286578_1297196752 Congratulations to Cody the 5mo Goldendoodle from Cleveland Heights on his recent graduation. Cody completed our 1 week board and train program and passed with flying colors. This little pup needed help not jumping on the kids and listening to commands.  Great job Cody!!🎉👏🐕
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Instagram post 2177897400358646909_1297196752 Huge congratulations to Daisy the five month old French Bulldog from Parma on her recent graduation. Daisy successfully completed our board and train program. This adorable pup just needed some manners and to learn how to deal with distractions.  Great job Daisy!!👏👏🎉🎉
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Instagram post 2176966536636272037_1297196752 Congratulations to Willow and Archie two Irish Setters from mentor on their graduations.  Archie was actually rescued off the streets of Turkey with no training and Willow just needed help listening around the house. These two completed our board and train program. Great job!!🎉
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Instagram post 2175503858569896464_1297196752 Huge congratulations to Bogey the four-year-old mixed breed from Aurora on his recent graduation. This cute little pup just needed to learn the basics so his owners can control him. Bogey successfully completed our board and train program. Great job to bogey and his family!! 👏🎉
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Instagram post 2174912426969901570_1297196752 Congratulations to Gabriel the Australian Shepherd mix from Chagrin Falls on his recent graduation. Gabriel completed our board and train program and successfully passed. This adorable guy just needed help listening to commands around distractions.  Great job Gabriel!! 👏👏🎉🎉
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Instagram post 2174050281154582015_1297196752 Congratulations to Flavé the 7mo lab from Seville on her recent graduation.  Flavé completed our 1 week board and train program into the extremely well. She needed help not pulling her owner down the street and basic impulse control when people come to the house. Great job Flavé!
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Instagram post 2171238368943046528_1297196752 Huge congratulations to Jackson the 3yo Jack Russell Terrier from Solon on his recent graduation. Jackson successfully completed our board and train program. This adorable fellow really gained an understanding of what is expected. We are proud of Jackson and his family! 🎉👏🐕
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Instagram post 2169744534280194145_1297196752 Huge congratulations to Winston the 1yo Maltipoo from Cleveland on his recent graduation.  This adorable guy completed our 3 private lesson program and passed with honors. Winston is not only super smart but willing to please. We are extremely proud of him, great job Winston!🎉👏
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Instagram post 2169000598288782843_1297196752 Congratulations to Hadley the 1yo Australian Labradoodle from Moreland Hills on her recent graduation.  Hadley completed our board and train program and did extremely well. Her owners now have more control over her when people come to the door and outside around distractions. 🎉
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Instagram post 2167586795231691826_1297196752 Congratulations to Blue the 7mo Boxer from Eastlake on her recent graduation.  Blue successfully completed our board and train program.  This cute pup needed help with resource guarding and not jumping on guests.  She did amazing and became very well refined.  Great job Blue!👏🎉
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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 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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Instagram post 2193619733526244423_1297196752 Huge congratulations to Akima the 5mo German Shepherd from Chagrin Falls on her recent graduation.  This smart pup completed our board and train program and did extremely well. Her owners needed help teaching her manners and obedience.  Great job to Akima and her family!👏🎉👏
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Instagram post 2191454648908796217_1297196752 Congratulations to Odin the one year old boxer from Willoughby on his recent graduation. This sweet dog needed help not bouncing off of guests when they come in the door and overall listening skills.  Odin did a wonderful job and we are really proud of him. Great job Odin! 👏👏🎉
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Instagram post 2190222390210121006_1297196752 We would like to congratulate Killian the 2yo Dutch Shepherd mix from Aurora on his recent graduation. Kilian completed our board and train program and passed with flying colors. Killian is really an amazing dog and we are so proud to have worked with him and his family! 🎉🎉👏👏
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Instagram post 2187844702229067298_1297196752 Congratulations to Minnie the 2yo terrier mix from Novelty Township on her recent graduation.  Minnie completed our board and train program to help not pull her owner over on a leash and to listen around the house. We are extremely proud of Minnie.  Great job!!! 🎉👏🎉
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Instagram post 2185774871807894978_1297196752 Huge congratulations to Teddy the 9mo Boxer from Novelty on his recent graduation. Teddy successfully completed our board and train program and passed with flying colors. Teddy just needed help controlling himself around the kids and around distractions. Great job Teddy!!👏🎉🎉
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Instagram post 2184270228850258679_1297196752 Huge congratulations to Duke the 5mo German Shorthaired Pointer from Chagrin Falls on his recent graduation.  This adorable dog recently completed our board and train program and did extremely well. His owners now have the tools and knowledge to continue his training.  Great job!
4 0
Instagram post 2182782832670010316_1297196752 Congratulations to storm the 1yo Bernese Mountain dog from Pepper Pike on her recent graduation.  This handsome guy completed our one week board and train program and successfully passed.  It was a real pleasure working with Storm and his family.  Great job Storm!! 👏🎉🎉
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Instagram post 2181315270966774373_1297196752 Congratulations to Finn the 2yo cattle dog from Hudson on his recent graduation. Finn recently completed our board and train program and did extremely well.  This adorable pup needed help with impulse control and listening to his owners. Great job to Finn and his family!!🎉👏
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Instagram post 2179932079601286578_1297196752 Congratulations to Cody the 5mo Goldendoodle from Cleveland Heights on his recent graduation. Cody completed our 1 week board and train program and passed with flying colors. This little pup needed help not jumping on the kids and listening to commands.  Great job Cody!!🎉👏🐕
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Instagram post 2177897400358646909_1297196752 Huge congratulations to Daisy the five month old French Bulldog from Parma on her recent graduation. Daisy successfully completed our board and train program. This adorable pup just needed some manners and to learn how to deal with distractions.  Great job Daisy!!👏👏🎉🎉
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Instagram post 2176966536636272037_1297196752 Congratulations to Willow and Archie two Irish Setters from mentor on their graduations.  Archie was actually rescued off the streets of Turkey with no training and Willow just needed help listening around the house. These two completed our board and train program. Great job!!🎉
4 0
Instagram post 2175503858569896464_1297196752 Huge congratulations to Bogey the four-year-old mixed breed from Aurora on his recent graduation. This cute little pup just needed to learn the basics so his owners can control him. Bogey successfully completed our board and train program. Great job to bogey and his family!! 👏🎉
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Instagram post 2174912426969901570_1297196752 Congratulations to Gabriel the Australian Shepherd mix from Chagrin Falls on his recent graduation. Gabriel completed our board and train program and successfully passed. This adorable guy just needed help listening to commands around distractions.  Great job Gabriel!! 👏👏🎉🎉
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Instagram post 2174050281154582015_1297196752 Congratulations to Flavé the 7mo lab from Seville on her recent graduation.  Flavé completed our 1 week board and train program into the extremely well. She needed help not pulling her owner down the street and basic impulse control when people come to the house. Great job Flavé!
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Instagram post 2171238368943046528_1297196752 Huge congratulations to Jackson the 3yo Jack Russell Terrier from Solon on his recent graduation. Jackson successfully completed our board and train program. This adorable fellow really gained an understanding of what is expected. We are proud of Jackson and his family! 🎉👏🐕
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Instagram post 2169744534280194145_1297196752 Huge congratulations to Winston the 1yo Maltipoo from Cleveland on his recent graduation.  This adorable guy completed our 3 private lesson program and passed with honors. Winston is not only super smart but willing to please. We are extremely proud of him, great job Winston!🎉👏
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Instagram post 2169000598288782843_1297196752 Congratulations to Hadley the 1yo Australian Labradoodle from Moreland Hills on her recent graduation.  Hadley completed our board and train program and did extremely well. Her owners now have more control over her when people come to the door and outside around distractions. 🎉
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Instagram post 2167586795231691826_1297196752 Congratulations to Blue the 7mo Boxer from Eastlake on her recent graduation.  Blue successfully completed our board and train program.  This cute pup needed help with resource guarding and not jumping on guests.  She did amazing and became very well refined.  Great job Blue!👏🎉
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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 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!!👏👏🎉
Instagram post 2193619733526244423_1297196752 Huge congratulations to Akima the 5mo German Shepherd from Chagrin Falls on her recent graduation.  This smart pup completed our board and train program and did extremely well. Her owners needed help teaching her manners and obedience.  Great job to Akima and her family!👏🎉👏
Instagram post 2191454648908796217_1297196752 Congratulations to Odin the one year old boxer from Willoughby on his recent graduation. This sweet dog needed help not bouncing off of guests when they come in the door and overall listening skills.  Odin did a wonderful job and we are really proud of him. Great job Odin! 👏👏🎉
Instagram post 2190222390210121006_1297196752 We would like to congratulate Killian the 2yo Dutch Shepherd mix from Aurora on his recent graduation. Kilian completed our board and train program and passed with flying colors. Killian is really an amazing dog and we are so proud to have worked with him and his family! 🎉🎉👏👏
Instagram post 2187844702229067298_1297196752 Congratulations to Minnie the 2yo terrier mix from Novelty Township on her recent graduation.  Minnie completed our board and train program to help not pull her owner over on a leash and to listen around the house. We are extremely proud of Minnie.  Great job!!! 🎉👏🎉
Instagram post 2185774871807894978_1297196752 Huge congratulations to Teddy the 9mo Boxer from Novelty on his recent graduation. Teddy successfully completed our board and train program and passed with flying colors. Teddy just needed help controlling himself around the kids and around distractions. Great job Teddy!!👏🎉🎉
Instagram post 2184270228850258679_1297196752 Huge congratulations to Duke the 5mo German Shorthaired Pointer from Chagrin Falls on his recent graduation.  This adorable dog recently completed our board and train program and did extremely well. His owners now have the tools and knowledge to continue his training.  Great job!
Instagram post 2182782832670010316_1297196752 Congratulations to storm the 1yo Bernese Mountain dog from Pepper Pike on her recent graduation.  This handsome guy completed our one week board and train program and successfully passed.  It was a real pleasure working with Storm and his family.  Great job Storm!! 👏🎉🎉
Instagram post 2181315270966774373_1297196752 Congratulations to Finn the 2yo cattle dog from Hudson on his recent graduation. Finn recently completed our board and train program and did extremely well.  This adorable pup needed help with impulse control and listening to his owners. Great job to Finn and his family!!🎉👏
Instagram post 2179932079601286578_1297196752 Congratulations to Cody the 5mo Goldendoodle from Cleveland Heights on his recent graduation. Cody completed our 1 week board and train program and passed with flying colors. This little pup needed help not jumping on the kids and listening to commands.  Great job Cody!!🎉👏🐕
Instagram post 2177897400358646909_1297196752 Huge congratulations to Daisy the five month old French Bulldog from Parma on her recent graduation. Daisy successfully completed our board and train program. This adorable pup just needed some manners and to learn how to deal with distractions.  Great job Daisy!!👏👏🎉🎉
Instagram post 2176966536636272037_1297196752 Congratulations to Willow and Archie two Irish Setters from mentor on their graduations.  Archie was actually rescued off the streets of Turkey with no training and Willow just needed help listening around the house. These two completed our board and train program. Great job!!🎉
Instagram post 2175503858569896464_1297196752 Huge congratulations to Bogey the four-year-old mixed breed from Aurora on his recent graduation. This cute little pup just needed to learn the basics so his owners can control him. Bogey successfully completed our board and train program. Great job to bogey and his family!! 👏🎉
Instagram post 2174912426969901570_1297196752 Congratulations to Gabriel the Australian Shepherd mix from Chagrin Falls on his recent graduation. Gabriel completed our board and train program and successfully passed. This adorable guy just needed help listening to commands around distractions.  Great job Gabriel!! 👏👏🎉🎉
Instagram post 2174050281154582015_1297196752 Congratulations to Flavé the 7mo lab from Seville on her recent graduation.  Flavé completed our 1 week board and train program into the extremely well. She needed help not pulling her owner down the street and basic impulse control when people come to the house. Great job Flavé!
Instagram post 2171238368943046528_1297196752 Huge congratulations to Jackson the 3yo Jack Russell Terrier from Solon on his recent graduation. Jackson successfully completed our board and train program. This adorable fellow really gained an understanding of what is expected. We are proud of Jackson and his family! 🎉👏🐕
Instagram post 2169744534280194145_1297196752 Huge congratulations to Winston the 1yo Maltipoo from Cleveland on his recent graduation.  This adorable guy completed our 3 private lesson program and passed with honors. Winston is not only super smart but willing to please. We are extremely proud of him, great job Winston!🎉👏
Instagram post 2169000598288782843_1297196752 Congratulations to Hadley the 1yo Australian Labradoodle from Moreland Hills on her recent graduation.  Hadley completed our board and train program and did extremely well. Her owners now have more control over her when people come to the door and outside around distractions. 🎉
Instagram post 2167586795231691826_1297196752 Congratulations to Blue the 7mo Boxer from Eastlake on her recent graduation.  Blue successfully completed our board and train program.  This cute pup needed help with resource guarding and not jumping on guests.  She did amazing and became very well refined.  Great job Blue!👏🎉