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Leader of the Pack Canine Institute (LOPCI) was founded in 2009 by Lisa McDonald CPDT-KA. Lisa has tested and earned her Certification as a Professional Dog Trainer (CPDT). LOPCI is a full canine facility specializing in all levels of dog training including behavior modification for dog and human aggression.  In addition, we offer day care, boarding and grooming service to the Lehigh Valley and surrounding areas.  Our mission is to help families and their pet's by "creating happy and balanced dogs, one leader at a time".  


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Happy Thanksgiving to all! We will be CLOSED Thursday November 26, 2015. As always we will have full staff coverage staying with all of the boarding dogs. If you would like to board your dog for Thanksgiving please call 610-366-8282 to set up your pets reservation. We are open normal hours Wednesday November 25th and […]

Agility Classes beginning in December!

Agility I begins Friday Dec. 4th | 7-8pm.  Agility is the most fun you can have with your dog! It’s a winning combination of accuracy and speed, but most of all, TEAMWORK! If you have a special bond with your dog, then you have everything you need to have fun in agility! It’s a great […]


Attention LOPCI Customers: Beginning November 1st, 2015 our weekend winter hours will be changing! We will be open on Saturdays and Sundays for the following business hours: Saturday’s Day Care: 7AM-6PM Saturday’s Boarding: 7AM-5PM Sunday’s Day Care: 7AM-6PM Sunday’s Boarding: 7AM-5PM Thank you for your cooperation and patronage! -LOPCI Management

*NEW* Fromm ‘Hasen Duckenpfeffer’ to celebrate Oktoberfest!

LOPCI now carries Fromm Hasen Duckenpfeffer dry dog food! Celebrate Oktoberfest with the tastes of Duck, Rabbit, Carrots, Celery and other hearty flavors. Created after the famous German Oktoberfest Stew! Stop by today for a bag! Available in 3 sizes. 4lbs, 14lbs, 26lbs.

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