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The Fastest Growing Dog Training Company in South Jersey
The personalized approach and balanced training methodology, coupled with the unique background of owner Chris O’Pandy are just two of the reasons why CTO Dog Training has so many satisfied clients and happy pets.

by Staff

CTO Dog Training has blossomed into one of the premier businesses of its kind thanks to Chris O’Pandy, owner and lead trainer. O’Pandy spent four years in the Marine Corps before moving into law enforcement where he resurrected the K9 unit of the Mount Laurel Police Department.  While there he also competed on a national level with his patrol dog (and company logo) K9 Gunner. After retiring, he quickly recognized a need for results-driven canine training, and transitioned his knowledge and experience to create and CTO Dog Training, LLC.

Most dog owners view their pets as a family member. Dogs are there to jump into the pool on a hot summer day or dive into Christmas presents under the tree, to protect our homes and to help make cherished family memories.

However, finding that sweet spot is not always easy. There can be growing pains along the way and if not addressed early enough behavior issues like leash pulling, barking at the door, jumping on guests, counter surfing and digging can all have a negative effect on the home.

“We all love our dogs and they’re always going to be part of our family,” says O’Pandy. “But I’m finding that many of our clients are changing their lives around their animal. They isolate the dog in certain parts of the house, they don’t walk the dog during the day when it’s prime exercise time instead they walk the dog late at night. They don’t have the confidence and trust.”

O’Pandy can often fix these problems in one two-hour session. “Where the CTO difference comes in is we don’t have a facility so I’m coming right to your property where your dog has a level of comfort,” says O’Pandy. “If the clients give me a list of things to accomplish, I want to get every single one of them done before I leave that session, or we can sign them up for a package and come back for more training, if needed.”

Chris doesn’t believe his expectations for family pets is different than this clients’. “My ideal dog is one you can have beside you, off the leash, anywhere you go, in any environment,” he continues. “To me, that’s the complete animal—a happy dog.”

CTO Dog Training
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Published (and copyrighted) in Suburban Family Magazine, Volume 13, Issue 7.
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