Balanced and Positive Reinforcement Based Methods- We teach our students to train their dogs using the best methods for each individual dog by utilizing balanced and positive reinforcement techniques. Balanced training is the use of both reward based techniques and consequences to get the desired behavior from your dog. 

Online Courses– Learn in the comfort of your own home at your own speed with our easy to navigate online classes.

We Encourage Teamwork – Our goal is to not only help build and train their dogs but to teach people to live with and work with dogs in a way that creates a strong working relationship and partnership between dogs and their people training with food and using games!

About Our Courses

Relationship Building Games while in quarantine! This one teaches you some basic commands like where is heel position, we call get close. Love my name game, Puppy push ups, Middle, Find me, Chair game, Read-Set-Go! and so mush fun for your dog. Just stuck at home, turning all your basic commands into games!

Rocking Recalls There are 10 fun recall games to play with your dog to bring the recall into the next level! Have that dog that distracts easy, play these games and they will learn you are the most important thing out there!

Puppy Foundation In this class it is great for 8 weeks to 5 months. Here they will learn the foundations to great socialization, along with learning the foundation to obedience. Such a great class and learn in the comfort of your own home!

Basic Obedience This course is for all ages! It has all you basic commands to have that very well trained dog! People come to us for our group classes and come back more than once because they had so fun fun training and really get a lot out of them!

AKC Trick Dog Now you don't have to have an AKC registered dog to take this course! You can just learn tricks for fun! Or, we can explain how you mixed breed can also get a certification and Title! We offer 10 tricks to start, we will be adding more and more. This is a super fun class to teach tricks to your dog! Paws up-great confidence building game, say your prayers-so fun to show off to friends and family. Find it-also know as Shell Game will teach your dog to use his nose! Find it is great to see if your dog like to use his nose!

More Courses Coming Soon

About Anne Baxter

Anne Baxter is originally from Julian, California and moved to Jacksonville, FL in 1979. She began taking classes from a local dog training club back in 1982 and that was where her teaching abilities blossomed. Anne joined a couple of all breed clubs in Jacksonville, Florida where she started teaching dog training classes. 38 years later Anne continues training dogs and owner and loves every minute of it!

Anne has put several titles on her personal dogs and competed in many dog sports over the years. She has titled dogs in AKC Conformation, Obedience, Rally, Trick Dog, Fast Cat, Lure Coursing, Dock Diving, and Schutzhund. Anne has continued her education through the years by obtaining multiple dog training certifications and currently attends seminars on a yearly basis, in addition to teaching seminars. She is also a Professional member of the International Association for Canine Professionals (IACP) and has passed the Certified Dog Trainer Exam (CDT).

Anne is a Breeder of Merit with the American Kennel Club (AKC) and has been showing and breeding Australian Cattle Dogs since 1984. She has bred and completed many Championships and Grand Championships on her dogs under her kennel name Creekside. Anne now has Belgian Malinois that she shows, breeds, and competes with in Obedience and Conformation.

Anne considers herself a trainer, not a professional handler; although she has handled other people’s dogs to their championships and other sport dog titles. She has also coached clients to championships and national rankings in the conformation ring. What Anne genuinely enjoys is helping people train their dogs and solve problems in both the ring and in homes companions.

Anne is committed to training dogs using balanced methods of positive reinforcement and consequences to bring out the best in every dog she works with. She teaches all levels of companion dog classes in addition to, AKC Rally, and Trick Dog classes. Anne also offers behavioral consultations, and rehabilitates aggressive dogs.

Clubs: Australian Cattle Dog Club of America, (BOD)-Mid Florida Australian Cattle Dog Fanciers-(President), Australian Cattle Dog Club United-(Secretary), Schutzhund Club of America, North Florida German Shepherd Club, Jacksonville Dog Fanciers Association-(Membership and Lectures), Sunshine State Herding Group Association (Secretary, Membership, BOD), Greater Orange Park Dog Club-Current President & Show Chair), International Association Canine Professionals (IACP), Pro Dog Trainers Association 2018, CDT.

Master Trainer's Course Fit Paws 2014

Do More with your Dog Tick Dog Training Instructor 2015

AKC Canine Good Citizen, S.T.A.R. Puppy, Trick Dog Instructor 2009


Black Creek Obedience Training 1985

Creekside Obedience Training 1989


Dog Obedience Group of Jax, Inc. 2014

Train with Games 2019

We have taken snippits from our online classes to show you what's in there!

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