Northland Pet Lodge

Trainer Bio

rogerpetersonRoger Peterson has been the director of training at Northland Pet Lodge since we first started dog training classes in 2005 and he has been professionally teaching dog obedience classes for over twenty years. He has taught extensively for several reputable organizations and was the director of training at Saint Paul Dog Training Club for many years.

Roger specializes in pet obedience training, but he also has extensive experience in and has competed in field, tracking, agility, rally, and therapy dog work. He is also a licensed HRC (Hunting Retriever Club) hunt test judge. He has titled dogs with the American Kennel Club, United Kennel Club, and the Canadian Kennel Club. Roger and his wife Jaci have titled 5 “Utility” dogs, 4 “UDX” dogs and 2 “Obedience Trial Champion” dogs. Roger and his dog Kihei were invited to and competed in the AKC/Eukanuba Nationals Obedience Classic in 2010 in Long Beach, California and in 2011 in Orlando, Florida. This is where the top dogs and dog trainers from all 50 states square off to see who the best is. Roger and Kihei have respectfully placed in the top 30 in both 2010 and 2011.

Roger has trained with many nationally known trainers; Bob Self, Judy Howard, Connie Cleveland, Terri Arnold, George Hickox, Mike Stewart, Mitch White and many others. Roger, his wife Jaci and their four Labrador Retrievers, Mocha, Kihei, Nestle, and Buddy are very active in the dog training world. They compete regularly and travel coast to coast competing and gaining education in the dog world.

Business Hours
Monday-Saturday: 8:00am - 5:30pm
Sunday AM: 8:00am-12:00pm
Sunday PM: 4:30pm-5:30pm

Phone: 218.692.4364
Toll Free: 866.721.0505
Fax: 218.975.2016
E-mail: stay*AT*northlandpetlodge.com
Address: 34420 County Road 3
Crosslake, MN 56442

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referral_harper1We have always been very pleased with the staff at Northland Pet Lodge! Our dogs have been going there for ten years. They literally go running in there because they are so well taken care of. Also, our new puppy Harper has gone there for obedience training. The vet has complimented us on how well she behaves. What a blessing it is to have a premium pet resort so close to home.
Ben, Jill, Jake, Jenna & Harper