At XDog, we continually strive to use innovative methods that are safe and effective; putting into practice cutting-edge training methods.  We are well-versed in many forms of training and proven techniques.  With that said, we will train your dog effectively with a philosophy that supports the best fit. 

Tory Schaefer is a graduate of Triple Crown Academy, now known as Star Mark Academy, where he became a Certified Canine Trainer & Behavior Specialist in 2005.  In 2013, he graduated from North State K-9 Academy of Tarheel Canine Training Inc., where he completed the Police K-9 Instructors Course with concentrations in: Professional Obedience Training, Behavior Modification, Patrol, Detection, Tracking and Man Trailing. No matter the breed, size, or age, Tory will help you reach the goals you have.  His experience as a trainer and an educator in the public school system go hand in hand in providing excellent instruction for both owner and dog.

​​With so many choices, when trying to figure out what is needed it's easy to experience "paralysis by analysis". To help find the right service for you, we offer a breakdown of options, so you choose the best fit of what you are looking to accomplish with your dog. 


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