Serving the dock diving and dog training community in North Central Ohio. Within driving distance of Columbus, Cleveland, Toledo, Sandusky, Findlay, Van Wert, Bowling Green, Southern Michigan and Eastern Indiana.
We offer more than just Dock jumping, we can teach you or you can practice all the disciplines in Dock dogs, NADD, and UAD. We also provide therapy swims for dogs that need to rebuild muscle tone or low impact exercise for an older or geriatric dog. and much needed swimming for dogs that need to lose a few pounds!
All instruction is by a qualified & experienced trainer, certified in Pet CPR. Marie is also an AKC CGC Evaluator, UKC SPOT Evaluator, and an ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Marie Buckingham CPDT-KA, the owner of The Gated Dock, has spent 1000's of hours working with hundreds of dogs. Her experience includes 7 1/2 years working closely with the local county Sheriff Department's K-9 program, as a veterinary technician, boarding kennel Attendant, and AKC CGC Evaluator, as well a 4-H Obedience judge. She recently became Certified in Pet CPR, as well as earning her Certification as a dog trainer through the Council for Professional Dog Trainers. Marie has the experience and knowledge to teach your dog in basic obedience or dock jumping. She can take an experienced dog to the next level, in competition or train for a new discipline.
If you want to be a better handler, and you want your dog to reach its potential, Marie can get you both on track to success!
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We love our customers, so feel free to visit during normal business hours.
7251 State Route 98, Shelby, Ohio 44875, United States
Must have an appointment to use dock!
Monday - Friday: 4:30pm-8:30pm