Creating a Bond Between People and Pets
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  What An Obedient Dog! 

Creating a Bond Between People and Pets


Dog Obedience Trainers

Boarding & Daycare Specialists


Owner of What An Obedient Dog!
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Rebeccah Kleinberg 
Certified Professional Dog Trainer
Behavior Modification Specialist
Board & Training Expert
Service Dog Specialist
pawTree Independent petPro
AKC Canine Good Citizen (CGC) Evaluator
Pet First Aid & CPR Instructor

Rebeccah Kleinberg, owner and founder of What An Obedient Dog! Head Dog Trainer and Behaviorist. She grew up in Silicon Valley in California. Although she misses the mild weather, she now calls Carrollton, Texas her home since 2006. She has always loved all kinds of animals, especially dogs, and is fascinated with how they think, how they communicate, and how they are so lovingly devoted to their humans with unconditional love and forgiveness. Her real teachers are all the dogs she's owned, as well as, and her 3 dogs Tina,  Acer and Daisy (see photo gallery below). Jason is in doggie heaven running and playing! 


Rebeccah has been in the pet industry for 18 years as a certified professional dog trainer teaching obedience classes, providing private training, and boarding & training dogs out of her training facility in Carrollton. She earned her professional dog trainer certification from Animal Behavior College in 2003. Later she attended the Trainers Academy at Service Dogs, Inc., where they teach dog trainers to become Service Dog trainers, which is her passion. She is a Canine Good Citizen (CGC) Evaluator for the AKC. This designation indicates your dog is well-mannered, and ready for Therapy Dog work, or Service Dog work. As a Certified Pet CPR and First Aid Instructor, she teaches Pet CPR & First Aid Workshops every other month. She is also an Animal Behavior College Mentor helping to train new students for their new exciting careers as dog trainers.

Rebeccah has taught all levels of positive dog training in her career, such as Puppy/Beginner classes, Middle School classes (intermediate), and the advanced, Canine Good Citizen (CGC) Prep classes, Tricks classes, and Service Dog task training. The classes teach the basic commands and good manners, which include training for puppy, puppy socialization, adult dog obedience, intermediate dog obedience, leash walking, advanced dog obedience and heel. She also has worked with behavioral issues such as leash aggression, dog-to-dog aggression, shy dog, fearful dog, introduction to new baby and dog, and introduction to new dog to current dog. She prepares dogs to pass the Canine Good Citizen (CGC) exam to further their jobs as a Therapy Dog or Service Dog. She is motivated, enthusiastic, and makes her dog obedience classes and private dog training fun and entertaining.

Rebeccah knew her niche was working with dogs after watching, throughout the years, the bond between dogs and their owners grow as they learned and practiced the training with their own dogs. She named her company after the first puppy she trained. He was an 8 week old Rottweiler that started with Puppy Training, and then took the Middle School class, followed by Canine Good Citizen (CGC) Prep class. He passed with flying colors, but during the examination, all it took was watching this "all grown up" puppy heel so beautifully by the side of his owner, and her first thought was "what an obedient dog!".

I couldn’t image doing anything else besides training dogs. I truly love dogs and love helping people bond with their beloved companions. There is nothing more fulfilling in life for me than what I get to do every day.” Rebeccah

Linda Lopez-Bock is our Lead Dog Trainer. She's originally from Puerto Vallarta, Mexico but has lived in Lewisville most of her life. She lives with her training companion Arya, a formerly rambunctious German Shepherd puppy. 

Linda earned her professional dog trainer certification from Animal Behavior College in 2016. Having been around pets her entire life, her passion for animals naturally led her towards a career in dog training and behavior modification to expand and promote the quality of life in our companion animals. Volunteering at animal shelters to correct problematic behaviors, that got them there in the first place, only increased Linda's deeply ingrained passion to assist pet owners to experience positive reinforcement training and relationship building. 

Becoming one of Rebeccah's assistants at What An Obedient Dog! was a natural progression. Linda co-teaches Puppy/Beginner, Middle School, Canine Good Citizen (CGC) and Tricks classes. Linda and Arya look forward to strengthening the bond between you and your companion.

Rebecca Morris is our Dog Trainer Apprentice at What an Obedient Dog! She earned her professional dog trainer certification from Animal Behavior College in February of 2019. 


Having been raised in Nebraska on a game farm around many kinds of exotic animals, Rebecca has a love for animals of all kinds. She and her husband own and operate a working farm in Texas raising cows, goats, chickens, horses, ducks as well as Havanese and Chesapeake Bay Retrievers. She has been successful at breeding dogs most of her life and strives to keep the breeds pure and loves to match families with their fur-ever companions. 


She believes that dogs, as well as other sweet pets, make life richer and much more enjoyable. There has not been a time in her life that she hasn’t cared for and loved animals. Rebecca’s love for dogs has led her career straight to dog training. She has Chesapeakes Broley, Maggie and Francesca and Havanese Allie, Stella and Oliver as her fur babies. 

Jessica Cline is our Doggie Daycare Specialist. She grew up in Flower Mound, Texas since 1998. She lives with her adopted pittie, Skye, who is currently in training to become a Therapy Dog at What An Obedient Dog! With her sweet disposition, Skye would make anyone's day a little more brighter!

Growing up, Jessica has always adored animals, and she’s never lived without a dog companion. She has experience running an in-home pet-sitting and dog-walking business. She recently started volunteering and fostering rescue dogs with the organization, The Love Pit. 

With her growing desire for pets and a background in education, she wants to pursue a career in dog training. After meeting Rebeccah and taking her beginner class with Skye, she instantly knew that What an Obedient Dog! would be the perfect place to be. Jessica and Skye look forward to meeting you and your pup in daycare for fun play to help burn off that extra energy and to keep your dog socialized.

Larry Pletcher is our Doggie Daycare Afternoon Adventure Guy. His dogs are named Willie and Raider. He disproves of the saying “you can't teach an old new tricks" – even if this old dog is really just a human. After spending 15 years in restaurant management and 10 years in manufacturing, he started volunteer training with the Missouri Humane Society. After moving back to Dallas and volunteering at a local shelter, he decided he wanted to be more involved with helping pet families. 


Larry earned his professional dog trainer certification from Animal Behavior College in 2016. When he started working at the local shelter, his new life goal was to help shelter adoptions stay in homes and lessen the likelihood of pet surrenders through positively working with behavior issues, and prevent those “issues" by helping pet parents understand the importance of proper exercise, obedience work and relationship structure. 

Larry was mentored by Rebeccah while studying for his dog training certification, and has since started his own part-time training business, and is excited about his opportunity to continue learning and honing his craft by working part-time at What an Obedient Dog!