Dog training,Puppy training,Puppy Class,Behavior Problem,Obedience
Is the dog you love driving you crazy? Call today, we can help! Customized training for your dog since 2003, Shenandoah Valley, Virginia
Is the dog you love driving you crazy?  Call today, we can help! Customized training for your dog since 2003, Shenandoah Valley, Virginia

Group Classes

Classes start monthly  -


in our indoor/outdoor Training Center

465 Lee Hwy, Verona Community Center

We'll teach your dog how to: 

Pay Attention!  Sit - Down - Stay - Come - Walk Nicely on Leash - Leave It - Drop It - Potty Outside - Don't Jump, Don't Bite, and Play Nice!  

+ Socialization, Nutrition, Grooming +

Problem Solving skills:

Jumping, nipping, chewing, housetraining, oh my! 



• Puppy Preschool (Pups under 6 months- 2 sets of vaccines required)

Give your puppy the gift of early training!  There is no better way to start your pup's life! 


The AKC S.T.A.R. Puppy Program!

All dogs pups under a year old are included in the AKC S.T.A.R. Puppy Program as part of your group class membership!  Yay for early training!

S.T.A.R. Puppy Training


Good Dog! Obedience and Manners

Level I:  Basic Obedience and Manners (for dogs 6 months and up)

Teach your dog manners and build a deeper bond with your buddy.  Let's teach your dog to listen to you!   Training will solve many behavior problems and make your life so much easier!    $225.  Dogs attend all classes.

Group Class + Private Tutoring

If you need a little extra one-on-one assistance ahead of group class, we offer a really cool Power UP! session!  Get ahold of your top 3-5 concerns and get the extra benefits of individual, In-home customized training!  Call or email to see how we can help.


Level II: Intermediate / Canine Good Citizen


CGC class for those who have had Basic Obedience.. call to enroll!

Training with distractions and without the use of training aides such as food treats or special collars.  Many people take the CGC course as a stepping stone toward doing Therapy Work with their dog.  Use ‘real life skills' and earn the AKC Canine Good Citizen certification.  Go to for more info on the CGC test.  Some classes are field trips in our community.  5 weeks: $225


•Scent Detection Training 101: 

No obedience required!  Nosework!  Dogs will work individually on learning how to refine that talented sniffer.  Very fun course!   Limited enrollment, so reserve your Spot quickly.   5 week Course, Sunday afternoons


 •Tricks for Treats (for Dogs who have completed Basic ob)

Discover your dog's hidden talents- Impress your family & friends!  Tricks are easy and fast to learn, each curriculum is based on enrolled students.  4 weeks: $225




Leader of the Pack

Dog Training, LLC

Michelle Bowersox

IACP Professional Member

Licensed, Insured


Serving Staunton, Waynesboro, Stuarts Draft, Verona, Augusta County and other areas of VA


Give us a call...

...let's talk dog!

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