Dawn Jecs

  • Created the CHOOSE TO HEEL Dog Training System.
  • Dawn has authored several books, CD’S and DVD’S based on her unique training techniques.
  • Successful dog show competitor…AKC Obedience competition (OTCH dogs),plus High in Trials (Hit) & High Combined (HC) award…on different breeds of dogs.

NACSW successful Nose work competitor

Dawn & her rescue Australian Shepherd “SCOUT”

recently completed their NW2 title & are looking forward to NW3!

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*Houston, Texas…”Books” Dawn’s border collie wins the 20′ Division of the Pupperone Classic Agility Championship…
*AKC RALLY “RAE” with MACH 2 “JAKE” plus: AKC Tracking Title (TD)with her Dobermen “OTCH Dawn’s Never So Lucky UD,TD,WAC”

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Boarding and Play & Stay

*AKC Agility titles: MACH2 (plus MX & MXJ on multiple dogs). National and Regional tournament placements..NADAC: NATCH plus NADAC & USDAA titles on multiple breeds of dogs..

*US Obedience/Agility “Classic” Tournament winner..

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Miss Dinky Nudge

*Proof her innovative training works.. even on her Vietnamese potbelly pig “Miss Dinky Nudge”..a star in her own right..Miss Dinky’s credits include a live musical theatre production’
*Pioneer of Canine Musical Freestyle ..Dawn and her border collie “Checkers” performed live at the “Western Regional” Dog Obedience Championships in Tacoma WA. in 1993. The event was the first organized presentation of “musical freestyle” in the USA.

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Canine Actor

Nationally recognized movie and commercial credits with her dogs…OTCH Checkers starred in a movie that won him a national award for best “Canine Actor” at New York City “Radio City Music Hall

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Prison Pet Partnershep

*One of the creators and director of the first ever “Prison Pet Partnershep” program over 600 dogs rescued from the Humane Society, trained and placed during her leadership

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Dog Training School

Owns and operates a “Dog Training” School in Puyallup, WA…trainers fly in from other states and other countries to

Why Us Different?

Dog Training Lessons

Dog Behavior/manners & Problem Solving Workshops

Private & Semi-private Problem solving dog training lessons

Families & visitors always welcome

  • icon-location15004 66th. Ave. E. Puyallup, WA. 9837
  • icon-phone253- 208-0883
  • icon-mailcth@choosetoheel.com