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Who We Are

At First Gen Dog Training, we believe that every dog is unique, and our team is committed to tailoring our methods to meet the individual needs and goals of each furry companion and their family. With a focus on empowerment and education, we strive to equip dog owners with the tools and knowledge to build harmonious relationships that last a lifetime. Join our community today, and let us help you and your beloved canine companion thrive together.

Our Team

our expert trainers, with 10+ years of experience, dedicate their expertise to understanding and fostering healthy dog behaviors. Utilizing proven, humane training methods, they cater to each dog’s unique temperament, crafting personalized programs that create obedient, confident, and well-balanced canine companions.

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Devan Strunk


“At First Gen Dog Training, I take immense pride in being a dedicated companion on your dog training journey. My name is Devan Strunk, and my purpose is to help people like you shape their dogs into well-mannered and obedient companions. With a heart for service and a wealth of knowledge in balanced training techniques, I aim to make training enjoyable for both you and your furry friend. Together, we will foster a strong bond and mutual understanding, paving the way for a lifetime of cherished memories and unparalleled companionship. I’m thrilled to be part of your transformational experience in building a loving and respectful relationship with your dog.”

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Melissa Strunk

Owner/Office Manager

“Hi, I’m Melissa Strunk, and I’m delighted to be the Office Manager at First Gen Dog Training. With a rich background in the dog industry, starting as a veterinary assistant, I’ve spent the last three years immersed in the world of canine care. As the Office Manager, I take pride in overseeing the administrative aspects, ensuring that our facility operates seamlessly and efficiently. Each day brings a new opportunity to contribute to the well-being of our furry clients, and I’m grateful to be part of a team that shares the same dedication and passion for dogs. Together, we strive to make a positive impact in the lives of these wonderful companions and their loving owners.”

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Alexis Stull

Kennel Tech/Daycare & Boarding Attendant

“Hi there! I’m Alexis Stull, your devoted Kennel Master and daycare attendant, eager to make a positive impact on the lives of our four-legged guests. Although I’m new to the dog industry, my lifelong adoration for dogs has been a driving force behind my decision to pursue this rewarding career. As your Kennel Master, my primary goal is to provide a clean, safe, and enriching environment for every dog under our care ensuring they have a tail-wagging experience.”

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Redefining Dog Training and Relationship Dynamics

We designed every aspect of our training program and services to make the relationship between dog and owners more enjoyable and fulfilling. Our unique training program has been proven to be highly effective. We’re passionate and determined to fully train and educate all dogs in our facility. When dogs graduate from our training program, they’re fully ready to be part of your loving family.

Customers come to rely on First Gen for their dogs training and well-being while in our care. We have a history of proven results and treat all dogs with respect as if they were our own furry friends. First Gen is confident in our trainers’ capabilities to execute our effective program while providing a safe environment for your canine companion.

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