Joy Oja has been passionately teaching owners how to train their dogs since 1990. Joy started her dog training career as an apprentice in 1989. At that same time Joy sought employment with a veterinary clinic to learn how illness could impact behaviour. Joy started her own dog training company Pup-Eez Dog Training in 1993. Joy is a founding member and served on the executive board of the Canadian Association of Professional Pet Dog Trainers.
Joy had the great fortune to assist Dr. Ian Dunbar with his lectures at the University of Saskatchewan. Dr. Ian Dunbar is the pioneer introducing positive reinforcement training to Canada. His methodology and techniques are widely used around the world.
Joy continues attending conferences, seminars and lectures which feature speakers from all over the globe.
Joy has been featured in the Toronto Star as well as numerous doggy magazines and local GTA news letters. She has participated in the “Ask The Veterinarian” / “Ask The Trainer” television call in show. Participants of Pup-Eez Dog Training as well as Joy and staff were featured on CBC News. You can also see Joy and former clients on the “Life With Pets” television series.
Joy is dedicated to providing quality training programs in her classes as well as in your home with the emphasis on temperament and safety.
Sherry has been a co-instructor with Pup-Eez since 2005.
We receive tremendous feedback from clients who use Sherry's in-home training services remarking on her skills and generosity as a trainer.
Pup-Eez Dog Training is grateful to have such a compassionate competent trainer.
Sherry shares her home with 2 Whippets - "Dasher" and "Millie". "Dasher", a graduate of Pup-Eez, is now a certified therapy dog with St. John's Ambulance Therapy Dog Program. We are all very proud.
Keith has been an invaluable assistant at Pup-Eez Dog Training since 2007. He has a list of impressive credentials. Keith has trained dogs for a TV commercial and a Disney movie. He has also trained 2 service dogs to assist with mobility issues. Keith has had a doggie daycare and boarding facility in his home in Etobicoke.
Keith has exceptional people skills. We are so appreciative to have him as part of our team. AKA "The Treat Guy" Keith always has the very best of home-made treats available. He is popular with the pups!
Caroline and her family joined our puppy classes with their beautiful Sheltie 'Maya'. She did such an incredible job training her pup we knew she would be an asset to our team.
Caroline is enjoying her new career at a Veterinary Hospital in west Toronto.
We feel very fortunate to have Caroline assisting our classes.