We use various methods to support students during and after classes are over.  Including private Facebook groups and review of videoed training sessions.

We work hard to continue our education of dog behavior and nutrition as a part of our professional certifications. 

Additionally, Dog Blessed is active in the community working with area rescues and sports clubs to enhances the lives of all dogs through training, fundraisers, and educational opportunities.   




Dog Blessed training is fun, and effective. Proven training methods are used that help dogs increase their self-confidence so they feel safe and are eager to learn. Encouraging our dogs to think and solve problems. Methods build positive feelings toward training and interactions.  



Hours by appointment and based on client needs.




Jodi is a certified professional dog trainer and trick dog instructor. She loves to teach dogs how to do all kinds of helpful tasks. Jodi writes an article “Furry Philosophy” in Cats and Dogs Magazine and has published “Furry Philosophy and Memoirs Set in Stone.”

Why Choose Dog Blessed?

Paula is a certified professional dog trainer. She earned a BS from Grand Valley State University and a MSA from Central Michigan University.  She writes "Ask the Trainer" in Cats and Dogs Magazine and is passionate about helping dogs build their confidence and enhancing their lives.

We love playing with our dogs and the relationship we have with them.  And we love helping others enhance their relationships' with their dogs. 

Check out our youtube page at: www.youtube.com/user/paulaannsmiths

Classes & Seminars

March 20 - April 24 (Wednesdays)

Harbor Humane, West Olive

5:15pm Shy Dog Class

6:15pm Introductin to Agility

7:15pm Advanced / Trick 

8:15pm Ractive Dog Class

April 9 - May 14 (Tuesdays) 

Dirty Dog in Muskegon (Sternberg)

6pm Trick Class

7pm Puppy Kindergarten

7pm Freshman 

8pm Living with a Reactive Dog 

April 8 - May 15 (Mondays) 

Magnolias in Whitehall

6pm Puppy Kindergarten

7pm Freshman

8pm Advanced / Trick Class

April 10 - April 24 (Wednesdays)

The Dog Spot in Holland

1:00pm Basic Obedience

2:00pm Using Play For Attention

3:00pm Trick Class










Dog Blessed LLC

Montague, MI 49437, USA

We customize our training to work with you at your home, local park, or one of the locations we hold classes at.




​Private In-Home Training

Classes in the Community

Interspecies Communication

Basic Manners

Puppy Socialization

Dog Reactivity

Introduction to Dog Sports



AKC CGC & Trick Evaluator

Do More With Your Dog Evaluator

…Most Importantly, Your  Dog’s Specific Needs!!!