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Training Academy

Our Mission

We offer premium dog training customized to meet the needs of our clients. We understand that not all dogs respond the same to one technique: therefore, we evaluate each dog and recommend the most effective training method. We strive to do what is in the best interest of our clients and their dogs. Our ultimate goal is to create a healthy relationship between the pet and the owner.

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Bella Hall

Wags and Whiskers Professional Dog Trainer

Bella is the first graduate of the W&W Program!

Isabella (AKA Bella) has been with Wags and Whiskers of the Wiregrass since September 2021, but an animal lover all her life. Her passion and knowledge grew while working with the Wags Daycare dogs, and she jumped at the opportunity to become a professional Dog Trainer for the Wags Training Academy. 

 

Bella has successfully completed a rigorous training program to become proficient in the foundation, knowledge, and skills of Dog Training. She is currently completing her hours to earn her CCPDT-KA. Bella has a Golden Retriever (Nala) and Labrador (Maggie) at home - She trains with them daily to improve and build upon her own skills. Bella has a special interest in puppies and basic obedience training- she brings enthusiasm, patience, and dedication to the fur babies at the Wags Academy.

Mark Peters

Currently Enrolled In Wags Dog Training Program

 

Mark has been with Wags and Whiskers of the Wiregrass since March of 2021 and his passion for dogs flourished in our Daycare groups. His ability to form bonds with even the most reserved or nervous dogs in our care has set him apart from the pack. Mark has 3 dogs of his own- Drake, Oliver & Phinn. You will find Mark truly takes his time to get to know your dogs, their needs, and how they learn best. Mark has a special interest in our Board and Train Program as it allows for extra bonding time with the dogs - he brings his positive attitude, patience, and ability to easily adapt to new challenges to the Wags Academy.

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Taylor Clar

Co General Manager and Director of Training Academy

Taylor was relocated from Chicago to Alabama in September of 2022 to serve the dogs of the Wiregrass. She joins us with 10+ years of experience in the doggy daycare world, as well as her Vet Technology degree. Taylor has worked at a dog daycare in the Chicago suburbs since 2012 and began her work in Management in 2017. She has spent the last several years as a part-time Vet Tech at a humane society, while also running the doggy daycare. Taylor is the director of the Wags Training Academy.

 

Taylor has two fur babies at home, Owen and Homie (both Pittie mixes). She has a passion for rescue and a soft spot for Golden Retrievers and senior dogs.

Dog Training Classes

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Group Classes

$150 - 6 Week Course

Meets for 1 Hour Weekly

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Puppy Camp

$550 2 Week Session

$1,000 4 Week Session

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Day Training

$750 - 2 Week Session

$1,400 - 4 Week Session

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Board & Train

$1,200 - 2 Week Session

+ $550 for Additional Weeks

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