At What a Great Dog! Training Center, we strive to create a welcoming, positive and effective training experience for every person and dog who walks through our doors. Success for us is the wonderful feedback we receive from people who are happy – and often amazed! – by our approach and  results.

But don’t take just our word for it. Browse customer reviews for both our locations below. And if you’re a WAGD customer, please select “Write a Review” below to share your own experience.

Our Richardson, Texas location:

Our Frisco, Texas location:

Abek Gutierrez
Abek Gutierrez
12:41 22 Nov 20
Kaynala Baker
Kaynala Baker
22:06 16 Nov 20
Beth Petty
Beth Petty
20:07 07 Nov 20
Really a good place for training.
Antonia Gardner
Antonia Gardner
12:50 31 Oct 20
Jessie Stout
Jessie Stout
17:00 28 Oct 20
Sharmin DeMoss
Sharmin DeMoss
03:47 25 Oct 20
Great people to work with from puppy to competitions. Over Suzie's 10 weeks to 10 months, we've been in several classes from puppy socialization up.They really focus in on positive reinforcement and help form the strongest positive bond between each person and their pet.
Alex I
Alex I
17:23 14 Oct 20
Better than PetSmart and PetCo.We brought our older puppy (now 13.5 months) to Puppy Socialization, Manners 1, Manners 2 and now finishing Manners 3 and have had a great experience both at the Frisco and Richardson location (recommend Jean May for M1-3). Our younger puppy (now 5.5 months) is finishing Manners 2 and we will enroll him in M3 afterwards.The classes at WAGD are worth every penny and then more, trainers/employees are knowledgeable, friendly and provide a good atmosphere for dogs of various age group to allow them to perform at their best!Food here is great, I can highly recommend FROMM as we had a hard time finding particular dog food that sat well with our GSD and Border Collie and FROMM did the trick - now their stool samples are normal and healthy and no more diarrhea!Toys are also good - albeit a little bit more pricy than PetSmart or PetCo - but more durable and practical for every day use whether you want to play tug, frisbee, ball, etc.
Kevin Moake
Kevin Moake
15:50 03 Oct 20
Nice place
Ernest Burton
Ernest Burton
22:44 11 Sep 20
Victoria Owen
Victoria Owen
20:28 14 Aug 20
Susana Medina
Susana Medina
23:46 16 Jul 20
Friendly staff and great affordable lessons for our puppy.
Aditya Patil
Aditya Patil
02:26 16 Jul 20
They patiently work with you answering all your questions and preparing you to effectively train your dog with positive reinforcement setting you on a journey to a having a great dog!
Ilan David
Ilan David
01:06 12 Jul 20
Very friendly.
Angel Price
Angel Price
17:19 06 Jul 20
Leo Karolczak
Leo Karolczak
03:31 04 Jul 20
Linda Jenkins
Linda Jenkins
17:31 17 Jun 20
So happy with our experiences at WAGD in Richardson. Shelby, Our trainer for Manners 1, has been amazing. She is so patient with great methods based on positive reinforcement; she really understands dogs and shares great tips on how to help your dog learn good behavior. It's been amazing to see how much my dog Nora has improved in a short period of time; Shelby's methods have really improved home life for us and especially our other dog and 3 catsI was especially impressed with their approach to the COVID shutdown; offering online training and when they reopened their professional approach has really shown through. As always the facility is spotless, everyone is wearing masks, providing hand sanitizer and maintaining social distancing. It is apparent they really care about the health and safety of their clients.
Edith Macey
Edith Macey
02:59 17 Jun 20
wendy chiang
wendy chiang
19:47 13 Jun 20
Great place to train the dog.
Debbie W
Debbie W
14:16 31 May 20
Took my 6 month old puppy for evaluation to go on to manners class. Not much to it, I think it's more to tell you about the classes they offer and make sure your dog will fit in a class with other dogs. I signed mine up for manners class and will update after we see how class goes.
Evelyn Noah
Evelyn Noah
00:51 27 May 20
Sharmin DeMoss
Sharmin DeMoss
04:13 10 Apr 20
The were great in person, ordering on phone, and now on-line classes. Love the methods! Love the teachers!
Abigail Hofbauer
Abigail Hofbauer
20:19 09 Apr 20
Rachel Combiths
Rachel Combiths
20:18 24 Mar 20
Rachel Combiths
Rachel Combiths
20:18 24 Mar 20
Jessica Mauerhan
Jessica Mauerhan
20:58 03 Mar 20
What A Great Training Facility! WAGD is my favorite place to take classes with my dogs, they helped me train one of my dogs to win several ribbons in Rally, and I'm getting ready to graduate another dog from Manners into Agility. The facility is clean and attractive, instructors are knowledgeable, and the retail shop is great. I bought some treats that my picky dog decided he didn't want, and they took them back even after I opened, for a full refund. Can't wait to return!
Kerr Morton
Kerr Morton
19:23 02 Mar 20
We brought our puppy Jaq here for Manners I and have signed up for Manners II. Everyone here is very friendly, helpful, and knowledgeable. Kristi, our trainer, breaks the lessons down into easy bits that form the building blocks fir further activities. Agility looks like a blast but we have a ways to go first.
Courtney Neumann
Courtney Neumann
21:23 28 Feb 20
Kristi Patel
Kristi Patel
17:26 26 Feb 20
Awesome trainers and great setup for new pups. And they have a wonderful store with all the goodies for our babies!
Michelle Kay
Michelle Kay
14:10 21 Feb 20
I promised them I would give them a good review for helping my husband and I find a dog trainer. Now this place does have Dog Trainner’s for inside the facility but they work in , but they do not have at home facilities for customers. But they do have a list of people that the company trusted to have all refer customers to proper trainers. But the employee I talk to at this place was very kind and helpful for me getting the proper trainer I needed to help me integrate my two females with my young male puppy.
saey mcclurkan
saey mcclurkan
18:09 20 Feb 20
Good quality staff
Joanne Allen
Joanne Allen
22:16 17 Feb 20
Kathleen Gruen
Kathleen Gruen
15:59 17 Feb 20
Best training facility ever! Both of our dogs have been trained here and we absolutely love it. Great value for what you pay for too, they always have useful resources that come with the classes.
balaram raju
balaram raju
01:25 17 Feb 20
Love this place. My dog really loves this place
Jamie Isbell
Jamie Isbell
20:12 15 Feb 20
Brian
Brian
18:18 15 Feb 20
Nithin Shanbhogue
Nithin Shanbhogue
23:05 14 Feb 20
David Buckner
David Buckner
04:11 14 Feb 20
Good classes for different dog sports I'm in the Barn Hunt classes with Pam
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J
02:39 13 Feb 20
Chris Lockard
Chris Lockard
22:27 01 Feb 20
Brad Price
Brad Price
00:23 30 Jan 20
Good training!
Peter Stawicki
Peter Stawicki
19:24 26 Jan 20
fantastic location we've been taking your dog here for quite some time and would definitely recommend anyone who's in need of dog training or also Doug toys treats or food this is a great place.
James Frankeberger
James Frankeberger
16:43 20 Jan 20
Great place for all things Dogs!!
Chris Thomas
Chris Thomas
19:01 17 Jan 20
Todd McCarty
Todd McCarty
23:48 14 Jan 20
L T
L T
22:12 13 Jan 20
Nathan Maust
Nathan Maust
01:14 10 Jan 20
Karen
Karen
22:38 05 Jan 20
Great people, very interested and knowledgeable in their craft.Beautiful, clean, modern facility. Huge place with lots of activity going on, both inside and out. My (canine) baby was particularly interested in the agility ring.I'm looking forward to working with them as Petro gets older!
Melissa L
Melissa L
17:36 02 Jan 20
Very friendly, a lot of different classes offered
Exotic Gamings
Exotic Gamings
20:13 31 Dec 19
Great and convenient place for your dogs
Troy Lindsay
Troy Lindsay
16:07 27 Dec 19
Brittany Williams
Brittany Williams
13:18 26 Dec 19
Susan Miller
Susan Miller
21:46 23 Dec 19
Amazing place
Deidre Dann
Deidre Dann
20:15 20 Dec 19
We finished our first Manners class w/ Jean May a few weeks ago, and she was awesome! I was a little sad that our schedules didn't line up for us to get her for Manners 2. I reached out to her for advice on Lady (our border collie) and she was very quick to respond. She's a great, laid back trainer with awesome advice and she's super helpful!
Jennifer Penny
Jennifer Penny
22:44 15 Dec 19
Chris Baker
Chris Baker
19:06 14 Dec 19
If you have a new puppy or a dog that just needs some training this is a top notch facility. What A Great Dog is a local North Texas chain with two locations. The Frisco location has over 16,000 square feet of training and retail space. They offer a variety of obedience and agility training classes.
Maria Badamo
Maria Badamo
22:43 11 Dec 19
I’ve been taking agility classes at What A Great Dog with Jody Lolich for many years. I highly recommend What A Great Dog to everyone who asks. WAGD is a positive reinforcement training facility, which is something I feel very strongly about. There are So many different options for classes that will help strengthen the bond between you and your pet. The agility facility is awesome, with turf surface, and top of the line equipment. My dogs, Kenobi and Gromit are always so excited when we pull into the parking lot here because they love it so much. Both Kenobi and Gromit have been very successful in the agility world, and I attribute a large amount of our success to my instruction at What A Great Dog. Jody is an amazing instructor, she has helped me develop training and handling skills necessary for competing at the highest levels of this sport. Both of my dogs have competed at many national events and international events representing the USA, an accomplishment I never would have imaged possible before taking classes with Jody at What A Great Dog. Whether you are experienced or just starting out there is a class for you at WAGD!
Maria Badamo
Maria Badamo
22:18 11 Dec 19
I’ve been taking agility classes at What A Great Dog with Jody Lolich for many years. I highly recommend What A Great Dog to everyone who asks. WAGD is a positive reinforcement training facility, which is something I feel very strongly about. There are So many different options for classes that will help strengthen the bond between you and your pet. The agility facility is awesome, with turf surface, and top of the line equipment. My dogs Kenobi and Gromit are always so excited when we pull into the parking lot here because they love it so much. Both Kenobi and Gromit have been very successful in the agility world, and I attribute a large amount of our success to my instruction at What A Great Dog. Jody is an amazing instructor, she has helped me develop training and handling skills necessary for competing at the highest levels of this sport. Both of my dogs have competed at many national events as well as international events representing the USA, an accomplishment I never would have imaged possible before taking classes with Jody at What A Great Dog. Whether you are experienced or just starting out there is a class for you at WAGD!
Sarah McKinley
Sarah McKinley
07:20 10 Dec 19
Love this facility! I started with my pup in Manners 1 with instructor Jean May. Now we are almost done with Manners 1 and about to move on to Manners 2! My doggo is very rowdy, so watching her really grow and become a more confident dog is amazing!Additionally, the store has tons of healthy and exciting toys, treats, and food. Kona likes to go pick out a fun treat from the "raw bar" after she finishes a class.I am very excited to sign up for Manners 2. We will be using the same instructor, Jean May, because she has been so amazing and patient with my crazy girl.
Mark Hewitt
Mark Hewitt
04:28 08 Dec 19
Amazing staff and extremely knowledgeable trainers. The retail shop has a wonderful selection and the staff is knowledgeable about the different food, treats, and toys!
Rich Wiegard
Rich Wiegard
15:53 04 Dec 19
If you're looking for dog training of ANY kind, look no further than WAGD. I've been training my Aussie there dating back to when they were just a small building up in Prosper. Obedience classes are a great way to build foundational behaviors for your dog early on. The Canine Good Citizen certifications are a great way to reinforce that. Where WAGD REALLY shines is their Agility classes. We're so lucky in Frisco to be able to train with Jody Lolich, who herself competes at an international level, so you won't find a more experienced and credible trainer that knows how to push you and your dog to develop into a real team while making it extremely enjoyable and rewarding along the way. In summary....if you have a dog......stop by WAGD and check it out. It'll be worth your time.
Gayle McNish
Gayle McNish
22:56 03 Dec 19
Great facility, clean and well-organized! I live too far away to be able to take full advantage of the agility training that is offered at WAGD, but whenever I can, I try to schedule a class and lesson with Jody Lolich. She does a great job of encouraging you to try new things and expand your skills. I especially enjoy her seminars! The turf is great and the equipment first-class. I would encourage anyone interested in agility to check out the agility classes at WAGD.
Crystal Ragan
Crystal Ragan
21:24 03 Dec 19
Perfect spot for agility class! Turf and equipment are amazing. I train with Jody Lolich and she has helped us take our game up to another level. We not only train on challenging courses but learn the skills necessary to conquer them in the ring! Her experiences on teams abroad enrich our experiences in class and at our own competitions locally.
Kimberly Shimpo
Kimberly Shimpo
13:23 28 Nov 19
Very nice facility! The staff was great and my dog had a blast.
Lisa Brower
Lisa Brower
03:03 22 Nov 19
Love being able to train agility in a climate controlled facility with awesome turf with an excellent instructor. So very glad we have this facility! It is awesome to be able to train all year, in all weather. Thanks to Jody Lolich for always being willing to help problem solve when an issue crops up. Maverick, Charm and I are so glad we're able to train at WAGD Frisco.
Jennifer Penny
Jennifer Penny
20:27 20 Nov 19
Ian Neveu
Ian Neveu
19:26 19 Nov 19
Great experience so far, really enjoy the atmosphere and the staff is stellar! Can't say enough good things about how kind friendly and considerate they are to you and your furbaby!
Patrick Huffman
Patrick Huffman
17:25 15 Nov 19
Rachel Neveu
Rachel Neveu
02:46 13 Nov 19
love the staff. Jean May is an awesome trainer!
Liu Alex
Liu Alex
06:56 11 Nov 19
We just finish our level 2 class, hoping to finish it all so that my Rhaegar can eventually be a Canine good citizen, the staffs are professional and friendly~
Julie Bell
Julie Bell
07:21 10 Nov 19
Debbie Fraker
Debbie Fraker
01:47 10 Nov 19
Carla Boyle
Carla Boyle
19:50 06 Nov 19
Great trainers, great facility, wonderful people.
Cynthia Chyobotov
Cynthia Chyobotov
01:51 06 Nov 19
Dawn Craig
Dawn Craig
22:07 03 Nov 19
Mark Kirkland
Mark Kirkland
06:52 27 Oct 19
Great deal on nail trims
Patrick Doyle
Patrick Doyle
10:48 26 Oct 19
The community is extremely fortunate to have this place. Great people, great facility, and of course great dogs.
Belle Ann
Belle Ann
09:23 24 Oct 19
Arden Moore
Arden Moore
02:53 21 Oct 19
The team at WAGD are dedicated to not only effectively training dogs but also to enhance their lives with a variety of programs and events, like agility, new puppy classes and a dog first aid class.
Kristi Hardy
Kristi Hardy
22:45 19 Oct 19
Laurie Taylor
Laurie Taylor
13:32 17 Oct 19
Tracy Lewis
Tracy Lewis
21:22 12 Oct 19
Kelly Rodriguez
Kelly Rodriguez
13:09 12 Oct 19
Tom Skipton
Tom Skipton
19:15 05 Oct 19
Adele Haymes
Adele Haymes
23:58 28 Sep 19
Clean, great facility, dogs love it
Britain Chancellor
Britain Chancellor
03:20 21 Sep 19
The classes are just lecture/ instruction so I recommend saving your money and time and watching a dog training video. We took our new puppy and the instructor just lectured one thing after another out of the manual. Our dog is still not trained and we now have to spend more money and hire another trainer. This time we will get one on one training and not from what a great dog. They didn’t even follow up with us, ask questions, concerns of anything. They just want your money and for you to spend more money in their storefront. We were very dissatisfied with the overall service. The facility is nice and clean though.
Tim Dunham
Tim Dunham
18:23 15 Sep 19
Jessica Milam
Jessica Milam
17:46 08 Sep 19
Love the variety of interactive toys and puzzles!
Lisa Marie
Lisa Marie
15:24 04 Sep 19
I signed up for a Puppy Socialization class but for some reason I had the wrong time on my calendar. I also had a very specific time on my calendar so I'm not sure where the mix up happened. I called them to see if I can go to another session and they were totally inflexible - I would lose my $15 and had to pay another $15 for a 30-min play session! I understand that it's my fault, but what a way to turn off a new customer. Thanks for nothing.Edit: The owner reached out and made things right. Maybe I just talked to the wrong person on the phone but I'm glad the owner made things better. I'm excited to begin puppy classes and will update later!Edit again: 5 stars. I needed to make sure that I give this place its deserved rating. I’m very impressed with the training class. The trainer Diane is very knowledgeable and attentive. On the first day they passed out welcome bags along with a quality training guide/workbook. The class is very structured and intimate (less than 10 puppies I think). Love this place! I will signing up for more classes after my puppy graduates Manners 1 😁
Darin McLaury
Darin McLaury
23:45 02 Sep 19
Cat
Cat
17:25 26 Aug 19
So far we really like What A Great Dog! We've gone through 3 different Puppy Socialization classes and they have helped so much in my puppy's confidence around other dogs and people. We're planning on starting the Manners 1 class soon! We also love all of the toys and treats they have in the storefront and he has really enjoyed the puzzle toys we've gotten him to flex those brain muscles! All of the staff are super friendly and welcoming and seem to love their job and it shows in their work and how they deal with their customers (both human and furry!)
S.S.
S.S.
01:10 24 Aug 19
alan wright
alan wright
18:05 21 Aug 19
1 session with dog and we were all trained. Clean place with happy professional people. We're going back for more training soon.
Judy McDonald
Judy McDonald
20:19 15 Aug 19
Great training, great staff, great placea
Brandi Bradford
Brandi Bradford
00:20 11 Aug 19
This place is awesome. My dog got a private lesson and wow I'm so impressed and shocked at the skills I have now.
Mary Margaret Healy
Mary Margaret Healy
13:02 06 Aug 19
Took my puppy here for a pre-class evaluation. The staff were really helpful in directing me towards the best classes and services to fit my needs and my dog, and it was all free!I also needed a new harness and leash, so I decided to browse their selection, and a staff member pointed me towards the Sense-ation front-clip harness, and HOLY. LORD. Life changer. My rating of this fantastic harness is a different review for a different website, but I am so appreciative of the help and one-on-one attention the staff gave us as we looked around. Without them, I would still be languishing in the barren lands of backclip harnesses.
S Collett
S Collett
17:43 31 Jul 19
chinyere loveday
chinyere loveday
03:23 31 Jul 19
Nice place with nice staff
Andrew Galloway
Andrew Galloway
21:15 20 Jul 19
Went there for a fundraiser for the Richardson Animal Shelter. Very friendly
Kathleen Stowers
Kathleen Stowers
18:03 14 Jul 19
I have been attending the puppy manners class at the Richardson training facility, and I have to say, I am very impressed with the structured, positive, and clean environment! I have previous experience with training a dog in a CGC, therapy, agility, and rally, and I have continued to learn new things each time I attend class. They provide you with a book that outlines the step-by-step instructions on what was worked on in class. I find this very helpful, as it can be hard to remember every step and activity worked on. They also provide you with lots of other goodies throughout the sessions! The store also carries high quality foods, treats, chews, and toys to purchase. I will certainly sign up for another class!
Carrie Noteware
Carrie Noteware
23:17 11 Jul 19
They are so knowledgeable about dog behavior, & they have terrific merchandise.