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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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Introducing Megan Williams, CPDT-KA

Congratulations to Megan Williams who has successfully completed all requirements needed to become a Professional Dog Trainer. Megan is now a certified trainer through the CCPDT (Council of Certified Professional Dog Trainers). Megan looks forward to working with all the family’s and their pet’s in our canine education programs.

Franchises Available

Thank you for your interest! Please fill out the contact form located below. We will respond with information regarding Leader of the Pack’s franchise opportunities.    

VOTE FOR LEADER OF THE PACK – Morning Call 2018 Readers’ Choice Awards!

It’s voting time! Leader of the Pack is nominated for The Morning Call’s 2018 Readers’ Choice Awards for Best Pet Daycare, Pet Boarding Kennel, Pet Groomer and Pet Trainer! Simply click the image below, sign in or register your email. Once you are signed in you may vote for Leader of the Pack under the […]

Labor Day Boarding Tips

Labor day is just around the corner! That means last minute boarding reservations will be made left and right. LOPCI wants to make this as stress-free as possible for our clients. Keep in mind we will be closed for all pick ups and drop offs on Labor Day. As always we will have full staff […]

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