Atta-Boy! Dog Training
Offering Wildly Popular
AKC Trick Dog training!
Email or call us for class openings!
Prepare to be bedazzled...by what you & your dog can accomplish! Join us for Atta-Boy's Trick Dog Training Classes in Sudbury. Next session starts March 22, 2018!
Also offering testing & titling opportunities for:
- AKC Trick Dog - All levels: Novice through Performer
- AKC Canine Good Citizen - CGC, CGCA, CGCU
- UKC SPOT-ON - Specialized Pet Obedience Test
- DMWYD Trick Dog - All levels: Novice through Champion
- DMWYD Stunt Dog - Trial Opportunities, all levels: Novice thru- Champion
Now offering 4-week sessions - $100
Current Special: $20 off Spring 2018 sign-ups ($80)!
Dog Training Classes - Thursday evenings
Next Session Starts March 22, 2018!
7 pm - Trick Dog Class - For Puppies & Adult Dogs (Prerequisite: None)
For: Puppies (10 weeks & up) & Adult dogs
TBD - Puppy Kindergarten - STAR Puppy (Prerequisite: None)
For: Puppies 10 weeks to 6 months
Location: 558R Dutton Rd, Sudbury, MA
Directions: Coming from Sudbury's Town Hall on Hwy 27 (Hudson Rd), turn left onto Dutton, go 0.1 mi (1/10th mile) down & pull into the drive on the left, marked by the PWD (black dog sign)! Classes are held upstairs next to Lynn's Dog Grooming Salon!
Note: Drop-ins (pay by class) not available, but you can sign up at any time during the 4-weeks series, and pay for only the # classes remaining in the series. Dogs must be comfortable working around other canines & humans.
To sign up, contact me by email, Facebook Messenger, or phone:
Facebook page: Dalana Bewley Huss
Phone: (940) 368-8525
*Optional: AKC Test opportunities ($25 fee per test) will be available, for those who are interested, to earn AKC titles in: Canine Good Citizen & Trick Dog! Contact us to set a test appointment time.
Trainer: Dalana Bewley Huss
- CTDI, Certified Trick Dog Instructor, DMWYD (Do More With Your Dog)
- Stunt Dog Judge, DMWYD
- Member of Association of Professional Dog Trainers (APDT)
- AKC (American Kennel Club) Trick Dog/CGC Evaluator - Approved to Offer Testing/Titling Opportunities for: CGC, CGCA, CGCU, AKC Star Puppy, & All Levels of Trick Dog: Novice through Performer
- UKC (United Kennel Club) SPOT Evaluator
- More than a decade of experience handling/training/competing with dogs in multiple venues, including: AKC, UKC, IABCA, BHA, UAD, NADD, DMWYD
- Trained & Titled dogs in: Obedience, Rally, Nose Work, Agility, Therapy Dog Work, Canine Good Citizen, SPOT, Lure Coursing, Barn Hunt, Dock Diving, Trick Dog, Stunt Dog, Weight Pull, & Conformation!
- Have earned multiple Trick Dog titles with my own dog, Chip, including: AKC Trick Dog Novice (TKN), Trick Dog Intermediate (TKI), Trick Dog Advanced (TKA), & Trick Dog Performer (TKP); as well as DMWYD Novice Trick Dog (NTD), Intermediate Trick Dog (ITD), Advanced Trick Dog (ATD), Expert Trick Dog (ETD), and Trick Dog CHAMPION TITLE (TDCH).
- Have earned multiple Stunt Dog titles with my dog, Chip, including: DMWYD Stunt Dog Novice, Stunt Dog Open, Stunt Dog Proven, & Stunt Dog Professional.
- 2018 Inaugural DMWYD National Trick Dog Championships participant
- Earned 4 titles at the 1st Annual DMWYD National Stunt Dog Championships
- Perform Trick Dog Demonstrations & Performances in front of live audiences with my dog, Chip
- Ten years of experience caring for & loving my customers' canine & feline kids, as owner/manager of Atta-Boy! Pet Guardian
- Member of Portuguese Water Dog Club of America & Mayflower Portuguese Water Dog Club
- Member of Staffordshire Terrier Club of America
- Member of Golden Retriever Club of America
- Member of United American Pit Bull Terrier Organization
- Editorial Committee member for National Breed Club: Staffordshire Terrier Club of America, STCA Magazine, 2016-Present
- Performance Committee member for National Breed Club: Staffordshire Terrier Club of America, 2017-Present
- Working Therapy Dog handler/team, certified by Pets & People Foundation & Therapy Dogs International, since 2015
- Owner/Trainer of Benny, an American Pit Bull (Staffordshire) Terrier who became the #2 "Most Multi-Titled UKC Dog" in the History of His Breed;
- Owner/Trainer of Chip, an American Staffordshire (Pit Bull) Terrier who, at 24 months old, has earned 50 Titles in a variety of performance & conformation venues, including 2 Grand Champion titles, 4 Champion titles, & 17 Advanced/Expert/Professional/Superior titles!
- Owner of 5 Conformation Champions, including: 2 American Staffordshire (Pit Bull) Terriers, 2 Golden Retrievers, & a Portuguese Water Dog.
- Loved/owned/trained & competed with my two best canine buddies, Benny & Chip, in a multitude of dog sports, earning a combined total of 106 Titles & Designations!
Additional Background Experience/Education:
- Bachelor's Degree in Mass Communication; Major: Advertising; Minor: English; Specialization: Professional & Technical Writing - University of South Florida, Tampa
- Associate's Degree with General Business & Literature focus - North Central Texas College
- Teacher Certification program - iteachtexas
- Certified classroom teacher in Texas & MA
- Taught middle school English & reading classes in public school system