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Lori Minardi
Director of Training

Lori started her dog training career with her first dog Boreas. She completed in AKC Obedience with her shepherd and achieved 3 titles in 3 years (CD, CDX, UD) (RN, RA, RE) (BH). Boreas went on to compete in Rally and Schutzhund. It was this inspiration that created Puppy-Wuppy Dog Training.

At this time, Lori has over 110 titles in various dog sport venues (Schutzhund, AKC obedience, Rally, ADPT, Hunting, Tracking, Lure Coursing, Dock Diving ,and Agility). She has achieved 3 High In Trials and has gone to All Stars twice.   She qualified and competed in IPO Regionals and Nationals with her dog Quen.  She has been invited to Dock Diving Nationals Twice.


She believes it’s important to title your dogs as it shows the training that you are able to accomplish as a trainer by an independent party judging your methods.

With over 28years of experience, we train all levels of dog obedience, from puppy manners, basic obedience, advanced off leash obedience, competition, agility, sport dog training, trick training, and problem solving.


Lori is a member of the United Schutzhund Clubs of America, PSA (Protection Sports Club), Cerberus Working Dog Club, a competitor with the North American Dog Agility Council, Member with Association of Pet Dog Trainers, Member International Association of Canine Professionals, Also A Associate Member of United States Police Association and Member of Pine Barrens Schutzhund club.  She is the training Director of the Puppy-Wuppy Drill Team.  She is also an AKC certified Canine Good Citizen Evaluator and Trick Dog Evaluator.  Lori has a special interest in the working breeds; however, is accomplished in all breeds of dog training.

She feels relationship with your canine is important and once you understand how they think, you can understand dog behavior.

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