What A Great Dog! Training Centers takes
Global Pet Expo’s Best Multi Service Retailer award, 2019.

Frisco Style awards What A Great Dog!
Training Centers as Best Business Vision, 2016.


Maureen Patin CPTD-KA, Founder / Head Trainer of What A Great Dog! Training Center, wrote this excellent housetraining handbook titled 6 Steps to Housetraining Success. 

This handbook has surpassed 30,000 copies in print. It has been well received by veterinarians and behaviorists across the United States.

Four Steps to House Training Success e-book is gaining momentum to become the go-to-resource on the web for house training puppies. 



We were honored to be invited to speak at the 2020 Dog Health Secrets Summit.  This summit covered the latest actionable info from top, nation-wide experts, including our Founder and Head Trainer of What A Great Dog! Training Centers, Maureen Patin CPDT-KA!

Lead trainer, Ashley Johnson, KPA-CTP represented What A Great Dog! Training Center by presenting “Building Better Basics: Foundations for Training” at the Behavior & Enrichment Committee at the Dallas Zoo. 


What A Great Dog! Training Center trainers and students performed live at Eisemann Center in Richardson, Texas before the big Mutts Gone Nuts shows in 2018. 


Oh Behave! on Pet Life Radio with Arden Moore

Maureen Patin, CPDT-KA guests on Episode 374: Got Pup? Feeling Frustrated, Perplexed?

"Disorderly Dogs" with Rachel Laurie Harris, CPDT-KA

What A Great Dog! hosts first ever Reactive & Distracted Agility Trial, created by one of our own agility trainers, Meagan Johnson.