Advance Your NePoPo® Journey
in the Heart of Arizona

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About Joe

Joe Hodge is the Co-Owner and Trainer of Hodge Canine in Chandler, Arizona. He served in the United States Army with the 75th Ranger Regiment and is a graduate of the NePoPo® Gold School, Animal Behavior College and American K-9 Interdiction. He has competed and titled in AKC obedience and scent-work. Currently he is a member of the East Valley Schutzhund Club and plans to compete in the future.

Topics Covered

The goal of the school is for students to become proficient in the practical application of the NePoPo®️ system. Training encompasses pet and sport dogs, with a curriculum covering obedience, scent work, tracking, and protection. Additionally, for those interested, the school provides insights into business development within the canine training industry.

Local Attractions

Consider extending your visit to a vacation in Arizona, a haven for diverse activities and experiences. Enjoy hiking, golf, or outdoor adventures in Phoenix’s perfect fall-to-spring climate. Family attractions include the Phoenix Zoo, The Crayola Experience, and horseback riding in the Sonoran Desert. Don’t miss the iconic Grand Canyon National Park and Sedona’s red rocks, both within a few hours’ drive.

Food & Drink

Enjoy complimentary breakfast and lunch throughout the 5-day course. We cater to various dietary needs; please inform us of any specific requirements in advance.

Program Details

Enroll in the New Gold School for $3,000, inclusive of daily breakfast and lunch. This program promises a comprehensive learning experience in canine training and care, tailored to both novice and experienced trainers.

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