Atta-Boy! Pet Guardian - Dog Walking/Training & Pet Care

Atta-Boy! Dog Training

Offering Wildly Popular
AKC Trick Dog training!

Email or call us for class openings!

Prepare to be 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

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