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Local Richmond Resources

  • Four Paws Veterinary Holistic Service Leinie and Frappy both love the Doctors and staff at Four Paws Veterinary Holistic Service. Receiving regular chiropractic treatment and sometimes acupuncture is an important part of their wellbeing.
  • Mechanicsville Animal Hospital Leinie and Frappy have yearly checkups with the Veterinarians and staff. They take care of all my dog’s vaccination and other dog needs.
  • Dogwood Veterinary Emergency & Specialty Center Dogwood has a 24-hour emergency care center that is open 365 days a year. You never want to need emergency vet service, but it is important to know where the closest is to your home.
  • FETCH a cure FETCH a Cure is a 501 ©(3) non-profit organization determined to improve quality of life by connecting people and pets through accessible, compassionate treatment and education.

Organizations

  • International Association of Canine Professionals The IACP is dedicated to maintaining the highest standards of professional and business practices among canine professionals. The IACP mission statement defines the goals, and the code of conduct provides the rules and guidelines to assure professionalism, integrity and the highest standards among members within the canine industry.
  • National K9 Dog Trainers Association An association of graduate members of the National K-9 School of Dog Trainers formed for the purpose of promoting business for the graduate members by stressing a high degree of professionalism and ethical conduct.
  • American Kennel Club The AKC’s mission is to maintain a registry for purebred dogs and preserve its integrity; to sanction dog events that promote interest in, and sustain the process of breeding for type and function of purebred dogs; and to take whatever actions necessary to protect and assure the continuation of the sport of purebred dogs.
  • Semper Fido Semper Fido is a non-profit organization committed to the rehabilitation of service members and veterans that have been injured while defending our country and have been diagnosed with post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and/or traumatic brain injuries (TBI). These dogs are pulled from shelters, trained as service dogs and matched with a wounded warrior. Renée is honored to have done some work with some of these dogs and hopes to continue to train with them in the future.

Nutrition

  • Dog Food Advisor What we feed our dogs effects behavior, energy and growth. Make sure you are feeding your dog so they can be the best for you. From puppies to senior dog, you can make a difference by feeding them the best. We recommend choosing a food that has at least 5 stars.
  • Volhard Nutrition Renée is a CONSULTANT for Volhard Dog Nutrition dehydrated natural dog food and supplements. Both Frappy and Leinie eat NDF2, the Volhard balanced meal. They also enjoy some of the supplements to keep them healthy.

Products we stand behind

  • Kong Company KONG toys are enthusiastically used and recommended by veterinarians, trainers, dog professionals and satisfied customers worldwide. KONG offers everything your pet could want in quality and durability. Millions and millions of dogs have confirmed that KONG is “The Worlds’ Best Dog Toy!”
  • Dogtra Dogtra is a world leader in electronic dog training products. Focusing on durability and superior electronics, Dogtra offers a full line of e-collars for all breeds and sizes.
  • Garmin The Old Tri-Tronics with a new face and name. Same great products. Since 1968, Tri-Tronics technology has been used to provide the safest, most reliable training tools on the market. Their customer base ranges from casual trainers to professionals with national award winning dogs.

Trainers we trust around the United States

  • Aunt Faye’s Dog Training Serving the Dayton, Cincinnati and Columbus Ohio areas. They offer private lessons, group classes and board and train programs for dogs of all ages and sizes. Aunt Faye's Dog Training treats your dog like family!
  • Canine CoachPositive teamwork, positive results.”  The Canine Coach of Rhinelander, Wisconsin works with the whole dog to build a balanced team of owner and dog.  Owner and head trainer leads a dual life working with pet dogs and as a wildlife rehabilitator giving her a wealth of information that helps with problem solving and working outside of the box for the best training results.
  • Good Dog Camp Trainer Annalissa Johnson runs Good Dog Camp in Rochester MN. Basic obedience, Board And Trains , tricks class…she does it all.
  • K9Basics K9 Basics is one of the largest dog training businesses in South Jersey. Owners Brian and Lisa Berg have committed themselves to helping dogs. Their dedicated staff receives top notch training and continuing education. K9 Basics works to make dog’s lives better through training.
  • Lone Star Dog Trainer James Hamm is a 24 year Army Veteran who achieved the rank of Command Sergeant Major and is a graduate of the U.S. Armys Sergeants Major Academy. He has brought his skills into the dog training world and has opened business in Texas. He is dedicated to teaching people and dogs to have a great relationship together and have more fun than either thought possible.
  • On The Ball k9 Summer Milroy has relocated to Texas, check out her website and blog for information on consultations, treadmill training, basic and advanced off leash training.
  • That’s My Dog! Inc Home of the TMD! E-cademy in Dubuque, Iowa. This training business and trainer’s school is a front-runner in the advancement of remote collar training. Super training for everyday adventures.
  • Robin MacFarlane, Your Dog’s Hero Dog training advice has been a part of Robin MacFarlane’s professional role for nearly 30 years. Her experience with thousands of dogs and devotion to continued learning is what you can count on to help you build the best possible relationship with your dog.
  • Georgia Dog Gym Cyndy Douan has built a gym for any dog sport imaginable. Sports, boarding, daycare, products, they have it all. Cyndy’s Border Collies have tested each product and, if not yet, will be champions of every sport taught at the Gym.
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