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Helping Dogs and Their People Since 1983

"Sometimes getting Hooked is a good thing!"
Joe Werner


Dogs come from all over to our Boot Camp--we have had dogs from Texas, Illinois, Ohio, Delaware, DC, Virginia, South Carolina, and Georgia, as well as our fair share of NC dogs.
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Turn in where you see the wagon!

Livestock is a built-in distraction for training!


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Yes, I'm open!

Social distancing is a way of life out here in the boonies.

If your dog needs to escape a captive household, this is the place!


Email me at

Phone at 252-235-2545. Please leave a message.

I'm outside all day, so email is a more reliable contact method.




These are the kennels at Camp Hook!
The play yard is huge, and so is the pool.

The address is
10829 Old Raleigh Wilson Rd.
Middlesex, NC 27557

Directions are on the Camp Hook page.

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Intensive in-board training
a.k.a. Boot Camp
See the "Boot Camp" page

"Reboot" boarding and refresher training for Boot Camp alumni. See the "Camp Hook" page.

Sardog and handler training

Cadaver dog and handler training

Dogs for adoption:
See the
"Available Adoptees" page:
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means no dogs available.

For more information about
any of our services,
send an email to

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In memory of Indiana, King of Dogs