Bark-A-Bout Obedience Training teaches hands-on training techniques in a group, classroom-style setting. Our classes promote a relationship of mutual respect and trust between the pet and pet parent by using only positive, rewards-based training with up-to-date techniques that are efficient and effective. We welcome all dog breeds of any size, age and level of behavior.


Training Instructor

 Katie Vivona has been a Professional Dog Trainer for an impressive fourteen years and has been in the pet industry as a dog groomer for nearly 20 years. She prides herself on her extensive knowledge of canine communication behaviors she has learned through training and long-term experience helping aggressive rescue dogs adjust to their new fur’ever homes. Katie dedicates herself to helping families enjoy closer bonds with their canine companions and teaches concepts that can be carried out throughout each dog’s lifetime.

When she is not training at Bark-A-Bout, as a mother of 4, she spends her free time teaching her own children to train their four dogs. Katie holds titles in agility, fly ball, protection, competitive obedience, and conformation.