Trainer Profile
APDT Member Since 1998

Dogwood Lodge

Positive, no force trainer with 19 years teaching experience offering obedience classes, Head Start Puppy classes, private lessons, behavioral consults, AKC Canine Good Citizen.
Job Title: Owner/operator
Training Equipment: Just need a regular flat collar or harness, six foot leash and rewards. (No special collars are needed)
Training Philosophy: Dogwood is the home of "Golden Rule" dog training based on respect & kindness.
Locations Served: Taylorville & surrounding areas in central Illinois.
Positive reinforcement force free trainer with 19 years of teaching experience with over 40 years training experience. Group classes are fun and you can learn from being with other people and their dogs. If you prefer more one on one training then call for private lessons. The indoor training room has floor heat & air conditioning with upstairs seating for spectators. 20+ year member of two local AKC training clubs and an approved Canine Good Citizen evaluator. Member APDT since 1998 and attend the yearly conferences when I can. I love to "help dogs with their people" in any way I can!
Services Offered
AKC Canine Partner
Behavioral Consultation
CGC Training
Clicker Training
Group Training
Private Lessons
Private Training