top of page

About Us

We are sad to say that Canine Prep School will be closing, as our building was sold. We will be vacating the facility March 31.

Thank you for the support you've given us since we've opened. We have met so many wonderful people and dogs, and we're grateful for all of you!

We will still be operating our separate dog training businesses. Lisa Arant with Small and Tall Dog Training, www.smallandtalldogtraining.com and me, Beth Joy, with Unleashed Joy Dog Training, www.unleashedjoy.com.

 

Please reach out, we're still here to help you with private training and some group classes.

Lisa and Tilly.jpg

Lisa Arant,  CPDT-KA

Owner & Founder of Small and Tall Dog Training

https://www.smallandtalldogtraining.com/

Certification and Memberships

- Certified Professional Dog Trainer - Knowledge assessed

- American Kennel Club CGC,  S.T.A.R. & Tricks Evaluator

- Licensed Family Paws Educator 2015 - 2020

- Member of The Pet Professional Guild

- Member of the Association of Pet Dog Trainers

- Member of MAAPPPT

Lisa began her dog training career over 10 years

ago apprenticing under a well known and successful trainer in the area. She has trained for years with

the Rockville non-profit, Your Dog's Friend, and

currently also does in-home private training.

Lisa continues her education by attending webinars and conferences, constantly updating her skills with the newest information about dogs and their behavior.

She is an AKC  Canine Good Citizen Evaluator,

an AKC S.T.A.R. Puppy Evaluator, and

an  AKC Trick Dog Evaluator.

At home, Lisa lives with her husband, a Boxer

named Tilly, and Mabel, her Boston Terrier.

Additionally, she has two birds, Binx and

Peakles, and a bunch of angelfish.

me and rox.jpg

Beth Joy, CPDT-KA

Owner & Founder of Unleashed Joy Dog Training

www.unleashedjoy.com

Certification and Memberships

- Certified Professional Dog Trainer - Knowledge assessed

- PMCT - Pat Miller Certified Trainer

- Member of The Pet Professional Guild

- Member of the Association of Pet Dog Trainers

- Member of MAAPPPT

Beth began her dog training journey in 2010, apprenticing and interning for Pat Miller, eventually becoming a Pat Miller certified trainer, and leading training classes for her.

Beth's specialty is Reactive Dogs and holds reactive

dog classes as well as does in-home training for

behavior modification as well as for basic skills.

Beth continuously attends educational seminars

and workshops to broaden her scope of knowledge

in the field of dog behavior and training.

She also serves as an on-call dog trainer and

assessor for various animal rescue organizations.

At home, Beth lives with her husband,

her Border Collie, Belle, Noodle the cat,

and small breed mix rescue, Leo.

bottom of page