Daycare - Basic/Advanced Obedience - Group Classes - Single Lessons - Pack Rehabilitation - Boarding School Training - Behavior Improvement



Welcome to Paradigm Dog School

Every client faces unique challenges of dog ownership, and every dog faces challenges of being “owned”. 

Paradigm Dog School will:


Bob Crough, Owner of Paradigm Dog School, has spent 20 years training people and dogs across the country. Using positive science based methods to help increase your pets freedom and improve the dog and owner relationship.  Ranging from puppy classes, to aggressive behaviors, and even dogs with disabilities.  He is the most sought after professional dog trainer in the state, specializes in behavior modification, obedience, dog on dog aggression, fearful issues, and training average people to be better handlers and owners.

He owns, has co-owned, and managed dog training businesses, dog daycares, boarding facilities, and grooming shops over the years in West Michigan. Training companion dogs across the United States and even overseas.

Bob Crough with Dr. Ian Dunbar
Bob Crough with Dr. Ian Dunbar
Bob Crough and Victoria Stillwell
Bob Crough with Victoria Stillwell
Paradigm Dog School has many close working relationships with rescues, shelters and humane societies. In Phoenix Arizona, Bob was invited to participate on the Maricopa County Animal Care and Control task force team, and played an intricate role in shelter reform in the state.  He has studied Animal biology at MCC, and Grand Valley State University, also has impressively logged over 35,000 hours working with off leash domestic packs of 25-30 animals learning k9 behavior and social skills hands on.  He is a Certified Dog Trainer, Dog Behavior Specialist, Pack Rehabilitation Specialist, a member of the Association of Professional Dog Trainers, and AKC. He has also studied K9 behavior and philosophies with many of the top professionals in the world including;  Dr. Ian Dunbar, Deb LewisSue Sternberg, Sue Garrett, Steve White,Teoti Anderson, Gail Fisher, and Rise VanFleet, television personalities, Victoria Stillwell and Cesar Millan and more.

Dog Training available in West Michigan, Holland, Zeeland, Grand Haven, Grand Rapids, Fruitport, Springlake, Muskegon areas INCLUDING ALSO BUT NOT LIMITED TO the following counties Ottawa, Allegan, Muskegon, Kent, Oceana, Newago and more!!

Programs including the 100% guarantee are for the life of your dog