turning rowdy rovers Into well-Mannered Mutts

Got a new puppy? A newly adopted canine companion? Is your “Rowdy Rover” causing chaos in your life? We’ve got you covered!
Why Choose Us?

experienced, educated, Positive

We have over 20 years of experience working with dog owners just like you.

  • Certified – We are Certified Professional Dog Trainers.
  • Educated – We attend continuing education yearly to make sure we have the most up to date knowledge available.
  • Positive – We use scientifically proven, gentle and fun training methods.

Our Classes


It’s much easier to prevent behavior problems, than to solve them, so don’t waste this valuable time in your puppy’s life. Sign your puppy up for a class today!


All dogs need to learn the basics of living in human society. This program is designed to give dogs a solid set of basic skills, that allow them to participate fully in family activities.
Our Specialty

Family dog training

We know that taking on the mega-job of parenting kids and a dog together is NOT easy!  Families need specialized training, tailor-made just for them. And that’s EXACTLY what we offer. You’ll get all the tools and support you need to get your kids on board, your dog in check and the whole family on the same team!

“We just got Cooper, a newborn on the way, and a 3-year-old running around. We needed some help. Staci was professional, great with Cooper and super patient with our 3-year-old. She worked around our busy schedule and we never felt rushed when she was training. Even after the training was done, Staci contacted us to follow up. My family and I would recommend Manners For Mutts to everyone we know. Thanks Staci
Kevin L.

Family Dog Training Client, Facebook Review

what our clients are saying


“All thanks to your guidance and intervention. As we continue to tell people, Staci saved our relationship with this dog.” -Kathryn T.


“Overall, our house is a MUCH more peaceful place and the dogs seem happier than ever – can’t thank you enough! We’re so happy to be working with you.” -Anne W.


“Thank you for showing me that I can enjoy my new addition and that positive reinforcement works much better than punitive actions.” -Yvonne D.


“She is so knowledgeable, calm and great at getting the whole family involved in training exercises.” -J. Lloyd

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