Orange County Economic Development


Name of Business:  The Mister Obedience Dog Training Center

Description:  “Board & Train” Dog Training Facility

What year was your business founded/established? 2011

What made you decide to open your business? It was a natural progression from a cottage industry dog training business to a proper kennel for dogs.

What makes your business unique?   The perceptions I’ve gathered after 45 years as a dog trainer allow me to train dogs and instruct their owners very effectively. I also offer a 100% money back guarantee if a client isn’t happy with their dog’s training.

What do you wish your local neighbors (potential customers) knew about your business?  I wish they knew how easy it is to have a better, happier dog who is more enjoyable for the family.

What are your next goals for your business (any exciting expansion plans or new product/services)?   We’re working on more post-graduation, group activities for our clients.

If someone were to give you $100,000 to invest in your business, how would you spend it?  Off the top of my head, it might be good to establish a satellite office in southern Orange County so I could better serve people in that area. 

What do you enjoy most about doing business in Orange County? The people!

Contact Information:
Owner: Gene Lonsway
Address: 719 New Hope Church Road
Chapel Hill, NC  27514
Telephone # 919-969-2771



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