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 Our goal is to provide education to assist owners in gaining the training skills they need to teach their dogs to be well-mannered family members. Our focus on using rewards to train behaviours builds a happy, healthy relationship between owners and their dogs.


I, Anne-Marie Mayes, The Dog Classroom's owner and head trainer, am a Registered Veterinary Technician and a Certified Professional Dog Trainer with the Association of Professional Dog Trainers. I have been working in the industry since 1999. My professional experience includes: dog behaviour consultations, behaviour modification with aggressive dogs, fear desensitization training, private training, group classes, puppy socialization classes,  education initiatives with local school boards (i.e., Be A Tree presentations), and volunteering at Animal Services to coordinate their community involvement training program with high school students. 


At The Dog Classroom we strive to deliver a consistent training program through all classes, levels and across all instructors. For this reason, the training staff is educated and trained by Anne-Marie through a lengthy mentorship program. Our facility allows us to work dogs both indoors and outdoors providing more opportunities for learning.



We have something to offer people and dogs of all levels of skill and ability. Please explore our website. 


If you have any comments or questions, please feel free to contact us.


Anne-Marie Mayes CPDT-KA RVT BSC Owner, Trainer and Behaviour Consultant (807) 476-6646



"Love this place. Anne-Marie and her trainers have done wonders for my dog. I feel at home and all my issues are addressed. The suggestions given are tailored to the needs of my dog. Highly recommend this training facility."


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290 Hazelwood Drive
Thunder Bay, ON P7G 1Y4


Tel:  807-476-6646

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