About the Author:

Ashley joined the What a Great Dog! team in 2014. She drives WAGD’s social media and helps with marketing our in-facility and online classes.
Ashley has an Australian Shepherd named Jasparagus Wigglesworth, AKA “Jasper”. They have trialed in Rally and Nose Work and have gained many titles along the way. Jasper is “TikTok famous”, has been on Nickelodeon, knows over 70 tricks, and has done commercial/ad work. Jasper’s titles are as follows: ARCH, TKA, NW3-E, NW3-V, CGCA, CGCU, RL1-AOE, RL2-AOE, RL3-AOE. In her free time, Ashley loves hitting the trail, volunteering at the Garland animal shelter, photographing dogs, playing video games and drawing.

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DIY Dog Paw Holiday Ornament

Make it a holiday to remember by creating a keepsake of your pup’s paw print! This simple DIY project can be a fun one for the kiddos to join in on, too! Read more
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Keep Your Dogs Safe During the Holiday!

Fireworks and Fido just don’t mix! Here are some great tips to help your dog: Make sure your dog has plenty of opportunities to go potty outside before the sun starts to set. Keep your dog’s collar and ID tags on (just in case). Leave your dog at home and indoors while you enjoy the outdoor festivities. Loud noises and... Read more
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Aggression Seminar at WAGD

We will be offering a two-day aggression seminar with Mike Shikashio at WAGD Richardson on Saturday, April 9th and Sunday, April 10th. This seminar will include lecture, video, and hands on training for pet owners and pet professionals alike! Read more
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2/25/22 WINTER WEATHER UPDATE: Both WAGD facilities will be back open on Friday, 2/25 during normal business hours. 2/24/22 WINTER WEATHER UPDATE: Both of our WAGD facilities will remain closed today (2/24), due to icy road conditions. We should be able to open Friday (2/25), but will continue to monitor the road conditions. 2/23/22 WINTER WEATHER UPDATE: Our facilities will... Read more
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UKI Agility Trials at WAGD!

We are very excited to announce the start of UKI agility trials at WAGD Richardson. Our next two trials will be in April and May. April Premium May Premium (coming soon!) Questions? For all paper entry queries, or specific show questions, please email Meagan Johnson: trial@whatagreatdog.com Read more
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10 Gift Ideas for the Dog Lovers in Your Life!

In this blog, Ashley will go over the top 10 gifts any dog lover will enjoy! There’s nothing quite like the bond between a human and their dog, and nobody knows this better than a dog lover! After all, Dogs bring us so much comfort and joy, especially around the holidays. For those who have friends that are hard to... Read more