Bob Minchella

Bob has been involved with dog obedience and competition for over 35 years, and has been a professional dog trainer since 1986. He has trained in the United States, Canada and Germany with world renowned trainers and behaviorists. He also brings to the table nearly two decades of service at the Humane Society of Rochester, training over 40,000 dogs and working with countless families...


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Bob holds group workshops at Dogs at Play which is located at 75 Howell Street in Rochester, NY.

Private Lessons


Bob's private lessons are based on assessing each individual dog's environment, activity level, and the general leadership of the human companions



Check out what Bob's past clients are saying about his services.

Current Workshop Schedule

April 14, 21, 28 & May 5, 12, 19

March 4, 11, 18, 25
April 8, 15

March 19, 26  & April 2, 9, 16, 23


April 3, 10, 17, 24
May 1, 8



Workshop Location

Group workshops are held at Dogs at Play which is located at 75 Howell Street, Rochester, NY.  Select the map for detailed directions from your location.



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