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Positive reinforcement based dog training with a certified trainer

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Dog Training at Petra's

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Your dog will learn that paying attention to and engaging with you is fun!

Life Skills

Your dog will learn essential obedience and life skills through games, making training fun

Positive Reinforcement

Your dog will be trained through positive reinforcement techniques

Training YOUR Dog

Every dog is different! Training plans are tailored to each individual dog

About Dog Boarding

Booking a stay is easy and safe with our online booking system.

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Stress Free

Calming animal-safe essential oils are diffused throughout the kennel, paired with soothing music


Safety is #1 Priority

Specially trained staff, brand-new, state-of-the-art alarm system, and our kennel manager lives on the premises to ensure the safety of your pet


Customize Your Stay

Keep your pup active with our add-ons including training sessions, off-leash playtime, frozen kongs, and more!


Required Vaccinations

We require proof of vaccination for rabies, bordetella, and distemper for all services



Standard Rooms

  • Single room $53 per day
  • add'tl dogs 15% off per day


Luxury Rooms

  • Single Room $99 per day
  • add'tl dogs 15% off per day

* pick-up between 8am-12pm, no charge for the day

A World Class trainer at your fingertips

Online Training and Video Library

Your ultimate online companion for mastering competitive obedience. With access to personalized instruction from Petra, a world-renowned trainer and teacher. Petra’s training emphasizes attitude and animation. The Membership program is packed with essential resources for success including instructional videos, tailored feedback and an interactive Membership Forum. 

Online Consults & Lessons

Interactive Forum

Flexible Memberships

Competition Video Library

Free Training Tips

500+ 5 Star Reviews

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    What our customers say about our services

    We recently signed up for one of the 6 week classes for our 3 year old male dog. He can be dog reactive, very excitable, and anxious- which is a lot to deal with on the local walks. We signed up with the goal of learning how to manage these behaviors and have him learn how to self-regulate. The classes were tailored to our individualized needs each week. Lots of resources were shared and sent out to us. It was also great because it was a small class size, so I did not need to be constantly concerned another dog was too close for the comfort level of my dog.

    Dog Training
    Do you have a dog who could use a little help in the manners department? If so, Rylee, at Petra’s Dog Rescue Center is the person to see. She has helped our rambunctious puppy, Charlie, become “almost” civilized. He now responds well to commands and has mastered the art of paw/hand shaking. Everyone we’ve met at Petra’s has been friendly, knowledgeable, and dedicated to the well-being of the dogs entrusted to their care. While we have not needed it, there is also rehab care and boarding available. In addition, doggy day care with puppy socialization is a wonderful program staffed by true dog-lovers. Charlie loves everyone who works there and gets excited whenever he knows we’re taking him there. Whatever training, boarding, or day care needs you have, Petra’s is the place to go!

    Dog Training
    Chance improved dramatically during the time with Rylee! He moved from a dog that would not listen to a dog that progressively listened to commands and improved along the way. An added benefit was the videos after each session which were emailed to us. We could review these as needed to make sure that we were doing exactly what Rylee did in training. Chance walks so much better! His leash is loose and he does no pull. He sits and sometimes even without a command! Just this week I introduced Chance to Enzo a big Sheep dog in our neighborhood. They have socialized very well the last three days! We could not be happier with our experience with Petra’s and especially with Rylee! And, the bath Chance received was excellent! He smells wonderful even a few weeks later.We will go back to Petra’s as needed. We highly recommend Petra’s.

    Dog Training

    I just had to take a minute to share this with you. My dog and I did your Fronts and Finishes class about 5 months ago. I’ve been continuing to work on them over the summer even though no trials were in sight. Fronts were my nemesis. He was consistently straight but off center, and of course it was worse when he was holding his dumbbell. Well, we managed to sneak into a trial this weekend and in his first outdoor trial, and first trial on dirt. He nailed those fronts. Thank you for such a great class, excellent feedback and support. Captain earned his CDX this weekend and I was thrilled with his work. Thank you again, ~ Karen


    I’ve been a blue ribbon member since my 3-year old dog was just weeks old. Petra has been there every step of the way. She has taken the time to get to know me and my dog individually. She gives amazingly valuable feedback on video submissions. Petra is generous and always encouraging with her feedback. The blue ribbon membership is well worth the extremely reasonable price.

    Donald Bruckner
    Online Training

    A year ago I subscribed to Petra’s Dog Resource Center Membership Page. I bought the Blue level membership so that I could submit videos for Petra’s feedback. After a year of sending in many videos and asking countless questions all I can say is Wow, what a tremendous opportunity this is! Petra’s feedback has been so detailed and timely. One of the most important things Petra has helped me with is learning to read my dogs. I am still working on this.

    Judy Bos
    Online Training

    I just wanted to say that since taking your workshop on Pressure and becoming a member here I feel like I know my dogs so much better than I did before

    Debbie Girard
    Online Training

    Annie (my little Corgi) and I had a wonderful time at the Canine Conditioning seminar. Before going into the ring, my instructor would tell me to warm up my dog by doing a heeling pattern. OMG did I get an awakening! To all of my previous dogs, “Mama is so sorry”. Thank you Petra for opening my eyes and mind to the use of proper weight management and strengthening her muscles in order to keep her from injuries. It was a pleasure meeting you and I hope to see you in June.

    Martha Graham
    Online Training

    I enjoyed this webinar, as I have all of your webinars, and I gained more ideas for engaging with my dog while training. Very helpful, thorough, and clear video clips with your explanations as well. I just love watching your interactions with your dogs, and so wish that I could have half that focus and willingness with my young dog as he matures in his training. It is good motivation for my training, so please continue to share your insights with us. I also appreciate your sharing your personal videos of training techniques and problems as well as your ring performances. I learn a great deal from those, as well.

    Online Training

    Petra’s seminar was incredible! I am inspired to more thoroughly break down every piece of an exercise with my dog. Petra, reminded me of the importance of being fair in my training and making sure my dog fully understands every tiny aspect of what I’m trying to communicate. I had been looking for someone to take my training to the next level. Thank you, Petra! I am SO motivated now!

    Online Training

    Petra, your seminar was well presented, clear presentation and filled will knowledge. You did an outstanding job as always. Thank you for offering the webinar. Warm Regards.

    Mary Ruth
    Online Training

    I very much enjoyed the Super Senior webinar. It is very helpful to have the opportunity to rewatch the exercises to learn the proper techniques. Also helpful to have the exercises categorized and explained why each is beneficial. My retired obedience dog loves having his special time. ~ Jan Simmons

    Jan Simmons
    Online Training
    I can’t thank you guys enough for taking such good care of Moose. I couldn’t be happier and feel more comfortable that he is with you guys

    Frank Parillo, JR
    Dog Boarding
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