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Meet our Founder & Trainer
Liz Blasio is the Founder and Director of Progressive School for Dogs. Liz brings over 30 years of hands-on training with dogs and owners and is a current member of The Association of Pet Dog Trainers (APDT). The training methods are proven, effective and motivational. With the increased demand of Agility throughout the country, Liz implemented Agility training at our facility. The applied teaching methods Liz uses are well defined in the performance of her own dogs as well as her students.
Liz has put agility titles on all of her dogs.
MACH2 Jazz- #2 AKC AKC Labrador Retreiver 2004
JordyMX/MXJ- Shetland Sheepdog
MACH2 Ticket ADCH- 2009 USDAA National Steelplechase & Grand Pix semifinalist. 2012 USDAA National Grand Prix Semifinalist 1st place. 4th Place Grand Prix Finals
Deuce MX/MXJ ADCH- 2011 USDAA National Grand Prix Semifinalist 5th Place. 8th Place Grand Prix Finals
Sparrow MX/MXJ ADCH- 2016 USDAA Semifinalist Grand Pix & Steeplechase
Liz is the head Agility instructor offering group classes, private sessions, and seminars. Liz also attends seminars and camps yearly in order to keep up with the most current training techniques. We have a 100 x 120 state of the art indoor climate controlled agility arena with artifical turf for all of the agility classes & privates sessions. Video analysis is available. This addition provides a comprehensive instructional tool used in private sessions with instantaneous feedback to help handler/dog teams improve their performance.