​Sam Landstrom ​joined our office team in May 2017

Clark Emeryis one of our Field Class instructors.

Dick Lingleis our Wednesday night Beginners instructor.  He has competed in many competitions.

Jenna Jackson  started at the front desk in 2008 and joined our grooming team as an apprentice under the skillful groomers.  She has blossomed into an excellent groomer.  Jenna volunteers with Diamond in the Ruff & takes in foster dogs.  She also enjoys photography & does family & pet sittings.

Natalie Dahlin  joined our office team in November 2016.  

 Jeff Bosak teaches our Tuesday night Beginners class.               

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​​F-M Dog Obedience School and The Mutt Hutt

Kris McDonaldhelps Mary Ellen manage the Therapy Program.

Mary Ellen Steinhoffalong with Wally, is the owner of the F-M Dog Obedience School.  Mary Ellen teaches the Kindergarten Puppy Class on Wednesdays and is also the director of the Therapy program.

Office Staff

Wally Steinhoff along with Mary Ellen, is the owner of the F-M Dog Obedience School.  Wally teaches the Wednesday night Beginners class, Monday and Tuesday night Novice classes and the Wednesday night Open class.

Grant Wagnerstarted in 2008.  He enjoys working closely with customers to make sure they get all the information they need. 


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Kailee Backhousjoined our grooming team in January of 2017.  She attended the Pucci Pet Career Studio in Anoka, MN where she earned her degree as a Canine Design Specialist

Ritchie Sellden is our Monday night beginners and Advanced Beginners instructor.  He also teaches the Saturday Agility classes.  Ritchie and his dogs travel, compete, and win in top Agility trials.

​​Justine Opatril Joined our team in September 2017.  She attended school at Pucci Pet Career Studio in  Anoka MN.

Helen Hearnis an assistant in Kindergarten Puppy.  She also competes in shows and competitions.

Catherine Barkeris one of our Field Class instructors.

Brad Wennerjoined our team in 2002.  Brad enjoys working with the retail products to make sure your dog gets the best available! 

Mary Higdemis our Tuesday night Advanced Beginners instructor.  Mary also travels around the country competing in dog shows and is a AKC Representative

Sheila Smith is our manager.  She has been grooming since 1986.  She is a certified groomer with the IPGA (International Pet Groomers Assoc.)  She also has a certificate through ISCC. Our shop is in good standing with NDGAA.

Missy Samuelson joined our grooming team in the summer of 2016.  Before joining us, she had been working as a dog bather.  Through hard work and dedication she has transitioned into a grooming roll!