TRAINING DIRECTOR - ANDREW D. LUPER
has devoted himself to the study of animal behaviorism and dog psychology since 1970.
A psychology major in college, and a dog lover since childhood, he is also a devoted dog owner with breeder and exhibitor experience.
This helped form his
philosophy in approaching training in a unique, humane, psychological and enjoyable manner for both the dog and the owner.
It is this approach which made Mr. Luper
the subject of numerous articles in publications throughout the State of Arizona and a guest on various local radio and TV shows.
The academy and all of its' students benefit from Mr. Luper's
experience which also includes:
The following are clips from various television appearances of Andy
Scottsdale Progress----"Andy Luper
effectively demonstrates his
Phoenix Gazette----"More than a trainer Mr. Luper is a canine behaviorist."
Tempe Daily News----"Unfortunately, Mr. Luper
doesn't foresee going into child training yet, but with the number of favorable letters he
has received from past clients praising his
success in dog training, maybe he
ought to consider such an endeavor..."
A Bark Above the Best
Andy Luper and the Greater Phoenix Dog Training Academy Solve Even the Worst Pet Nightmares!
Since 1976 Andy Luper
and The Greater Phoenix Dog Training Academy
have been THE local and regional experts in canine behavior modification.
"Andy The Dog Man", as he is sometimes known, pioneered the unique in-home training in Arizona during the bicentennial year while he was serving as Regional Director of the U.S. Professional Dog Trainers Association.
Luper has also served as Arizona's state representative to the North American Working Dog Association, is a member of the Association of Pet Dog Trainers, and has been nominated to the prestigious list of the International Who's Who of Professionals.
With an impressive client list that includes the names of many sports figures, musicians, actors, politicians and big name executives, who would think that this incredibly talented individual would find time to train dogs for Hollywood.
Not only does he
accomplish this challenging feat, but boasts a resume including dozens of credits for motion pictures, television shows, and commercials.
With close to 25 years worth of satisfied clients, and a history of more than 12,000 well behaved dogs, Luper
recently announced that he
is "ready to focus on his
favorite five F's: Family, Fun, Friends, Film, and Flint River Ranch super premium health food for dogs and cats.
will place his
legacy in the hands of a new owner, and director.
"I am certain that the academy will continue to grow and thrive in the hands of Nancy Herbert and Robert Neal," states Luper Herbert has been operations manager at the Academy for numerous years, and has also functioned as Luper's personal assistant, Neal has a history with the academy and Luper as well.
continues, " The team at the Academy has already planned an expansion of services that will include agility training and group classes".
Of course the Academy's offerings will continue to include the unique humane psychological in-home dog training of dog and owner that Luper
made famous using positive reinforcement.
The Academy has been located in the same spot just off I-10 for over 17 years, and recently underwent a face- lift.
, Jenna (Luper's daughter) and family dog Trixie recently did a photo shoot with Major League Baseball legend Mark McGwire at Bank One Ball Park.
In addition to enjoying more time traveling, Luper
will concentrate on actively pursuing more opportunities to train canines that wind up performing in front of the television and movie camera.
will also focus his
efforts on creating a book from his
popular training manual entitled "Never, Never Hit Your Dog".
And if all of this isn't enough, Luper
will try to take some well deserved time off.
According to Luper
, "When put to the test, I have never seen a dog prefer any other dog food over the Flint river Ranch products
The line has a 100% money-back guarantee and is competitively priced.
The convenience, quality, freshness, and palatability is second to none.
Consumers can request free samples on the company's web site, or via a toll free number.
The Academy and it's staff of over a dozen trainers, as well veterinarians across the country, also distribute the products on behalf of Flint River Ranch
shift in focus, he
will become more active in promoting the line., and will be available for communication through his
cyberdog website, or toll free number.