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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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69 News stopped by to talk Canine Influenza

“Dogs are social animals,” said Lisa McDonald, owner of Leader of the Pack Canine Institute, at 6346 Farm Bureau Rd. in Upper Macungie Township, Lehigh County. McDonald said since the outbreak, her employees have doubled cleaning efforts at the doggie daycare. “If we see a symptom on a dog, they are removed from the pack […]

Adult II Classes Begin April 26th

This class is for dogs that have an understanding of basic obedience and are looking to take training to the next level. Prerequisite for this class is Adult 1. Curriculum includes increasing Distance, Distractions and Duration of Time on the stays and recalls. Includes long distance commands of sit, down and stand as well as […]

Open Agility – Every Friday Night!

This is one hour of open agility fun. It is a great way to run your pet through the agility course in a controlled environment. All dogs must already have been through an agility basic course to participate in the hour.. There is an instructor in the room but will not be teaching dogs the […]

Help Jandi Find a Home!

Please Help Jandi Find a Home! Jandi is a 17 month old Plott Hound Mix. She is spayed and current on all of her vaccinations. Jandi loves other dogs. She enjoys going for walks, playing with the pack at LOPCI and wants to give some special person all of her love and kisses. Jandi will […]

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