Our facility is conveniently located at 7213 Blissdale Road in Marengo, Illinois – about 10 minutes off of the I90 Expressway. We are situated on 10 acres that consists of a large, state-of-the-art facility that includes a National regulation size Schutzhund training field, a hay field for tracking, and a heated outdoor shelter for trainers and spectators.
Our kennel has 3 large puppy rooms, 6 private rooms, and 13 spacious runs for our dogs with access to the outside. We also have several outdoor play areas, and a pond with a filtration system for the dogs to swim in. Our kennel has a fully equipped kitchen and laundry room.
Our indoor facility includes a training hall approximately 50ftX100ft where we offer our training classes, Schutzhund training, and private lessons. Also located behind our kennel building, we have an obstacle course intended to train dogs for police service as well as to build coordination and confidence for all dogs.
We have created an environment for handlers and dogs to achieve success with whatever their training goals may be.
We offer private lessons for one-on-one time with one of our trainers. Private lessons are catered to you & your dog’s needs.
Common issues we work on in private lessons are:
If you are going on vacation or have no time to train your own dog, we can do it for you in 4 weeks of in kennel training. In just a short amount of time we can do all the basic obedience training with your dog. Training includes a full bath and a go-home lesson. We can also do more advanced training, off leash control, show training & conditioning, and Schutzhund titling (AD, BH, SchH1-3, etc.)
Schutzhund translated “protection dog” is a dog sport where many breed, including German Shepherd Dogs, compete. It is a demanding test for any dog and few are able to pass successfully.