Formerly Big Dog Academy/Premier Board and Train/Affordable Pricing


My Name is Wayne Ogden.  I am a trainer with BarTKennels/formerly Big Dog Academy and I also help run and manage the overall dog training program here at our Academy.  I am a certified dog trainer from the 7.5 years in Federal Prison as an Inmate where I received a full Certification through the United States Department of Labor. (Over 4000 hours.)

While serving time in Federal Prison I was in a Service Dog training program for Five years. I lived with, trained and worked with hundreds of dogs that ultimately became service dogs. This I did 24 hours a day while in the program.

I and our staff will provide your dog with the highest quality experience in board and train possible. You will see results guaranteed! Your dog will love the location here, and the overall experience.

No one I know loves dogs more than I do! I am a love and praise based trainer with countless experience. I have trained thousands of dogs in basic obedience, aggression training and all manner of behavioral modification. I have also a long list of service dogs that I have trained as well.

If you call or text me Wayne Ogden 435-893-5962 I can get you set up and on the calendar for our premier board and train program?  Feel free to text or call me! 
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 BarTKennels/formerly Big Dog Academy will reunite the bond between you and your dog, or create a new bond with your dog. With easy to use and functional training we will quickly and permanently correct and redirect your dogs energies and behaviors. With easy to follow commands you will now be able to enjoy your dog in any situation. You will become the leader your dog needs. Your dog will follow that leadership!

We are an affordable program with $$$ Pricing Is predicated on Training Options (Check for occasional special offers CONTACT ME text or call 435-893-5962) your dog will have an amazing experience with us at our board and train facility. We guarantee our service for the life of your dog. You will receive the tools necessary to be your dogs leader. While your dog will learn to follow your leadership, you will also see the bond that will be created with our trainers and me as we work with your dog. Your dog will receive all it needs to be the best version of a dog you could want.

The Board and Train program takes your dog away from you for three to four weeks. (puppies that are at least 8 weeks old may take longer for completion, depending on needed work.) Upon completion of our program you will be given an extensive list of instructions and links (the tools) to ensure that you will keep your dog up to par on all commands. All of this will be done along with constant updates to you through out your dogs stay.

Located in beautiful Grass Valley. Koosharem, Utah, is just fifteen minutes away from FishLake Utah. Your dog will have a state of the art indoor facility as well as hundreds of acres to work with us while here. Our Board and training serves all of Utah, parts of Idaho, and Las Vegas, Nevada as well as Colorado.

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So it is official, Big Dog Academy now will be owned and operated by Bar-T Kennels. This is an awesome opportunity for all of us here. It is HUGE for me because i will now be able to focus on Dogs, and have the actual time to be part of and do what i really love about this business. I will still be here and I plan to stay working as long as I am allowed.

Again, this is huge for us and it will generate a board and train experience that is beyond comparison! We gained dog trainers with lots of experience and people that can help run manage and care for the buisness in ways that have been impossible to date!

Going forward Big Dog Academy will be Bar T Kennels, as the transition goes on. As with anything the entire transistion will take some time. This is so exciting to see, the overall concept of what will be done, will give a whole new level of service to both the dogs and the customers.

You now will have a facility with 140 acres of working farm with which to see your dog progress and become all it can be, you will now actually realize the huge benefits of what this change brings to this organization!!

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This is a great opportunity, any donation over $20 simply send me your email to and i will send you a COMPLETE SET of LINKS and INSTRUCTIONS for training your dog(s). The value on this is well over hundreds of dollars and i wills send to you for again any donation you make over $20. The purpose of this program is simple. We are trying to save as many rescue dogs and shelter dogs as possible. Then to match these dogs with those that need a service dog and do not have the means to pay for their service dog training. This may be due to medical expenses or a direct cause of their disability. So, in donating you can save both a dog and help give back to someone that needs help. This is a program that gives both to animal and human and is one of compassion and an awesome opportunity for you. Plus you get a set of links and instructions for donating. If you have any question about this program. We are or you can call or text me 435-893-5962 directly. We have been training service dogs for years and now have a goal


We provide a one month hands on board and training for your dog. This is done at BarTKennels formerly Big Dog Academy in Koosharem, Utah. All work is done and overseen by me as the certified trainer. Our work is guaranteed, and exhibited through finished verifiable video as well as communication with you through our links and instructions.

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I train all types of service dogs. This is done through our board and train program. I train for therapy work, medical alert and all types of emotional needs. Training a service dog is an intense program and takes a lot of time, this is a commitment for both you and for us as well as the dogs. You will see the results you need while we bring your dog to the level it will need to be for you and your needs. Your expectations will be met while we bring your dogs abilities beyond a pet and help to make them an essential tool for you.

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Customized Training

For a special price (TBD) between me and the client, I will personally train with your dog offsite with my Son. We both work primarily with your dog on an after hours basis giving you a one to one training experience for your dog and you. This is a special offer and involves your dog living offsite from BarTKennels formerly Big Dog Academy at my personal residence. This is premium package and involves deep level work with your dog. Call or text today for a price point for this service and to help with any questions regarding this program!

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My mission is to see that every dog is loved and trained to follow leadership, to the point, that we get the desired result. You will receive a dog that wants to please you at every turn, a dog that will respect what you ask it to do. Not out of FEAR, but out of complete and utter love! - Wayne Ogden

I am a unique trainer because I will stand by you for the life of your dog. I will always be here for you, and for your dog. I have learned that every dog and situation is different, and I will work out a plan of action that works best for you, and for your dog. As my customer, I am here to serve you. - Wayne Ogden

  • Salt Lake City, UT, 84102

Text Anytime 435-893-5962 this will ensure the fastest response time! The easiest fastest way to change your relationship with your dog.