Greatmats 2nd Annual National Dog Trainer of the Year Contest

Greatmats Seeking Nominations for National Dog Trainer of the Year

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The 2016 Greatmats National Dog Trainer of the Year finalists have been named!


They include 2015 Greatmats National Dog Trainer of the Year Jeremy Joseph brown of The Compete Canine in Tucson, Arizona, and challenger Brenda Cirricione of Journey Together Service Dog Inc. in Oshkosh, Wisconsin.

Approximately 2,700 votes have been cast in the two years of the competition. Greatmats will name the winner on Dec. 30, 2016.

Jeremy Joseph Brown Greatmats Dog Trainer of the year contest
Jeremy Joseph Brown
Tucson, AZ

Brianna Cirricione Greatmats Dog Trainer of the year contest
Brenda Cirricione
Oshkosh, WI

Congratulations to all who were nominated for their demonstration of service, integrity and quality in their dog training practices as well as their communities!

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Voting is live through Nov. 30, 2016!
Visit Greatmats Facebook page to vote for this year's National Dog Trainer of the Year. Find the photo gallery ballot associated with the National Dog Trainer of the Year Contest and click ''like'' on the photo of the Dog Trainer you'd like to win. Each ''like'' counts as one vote. Only likes to the original post count as votes. Feel free to share a photo or the gallery ballot with friends and family and encourage them to vote, but remind them to like the original post to make sure their votes count. The two dog trainers with the most ''like'' votes will be named finalists. From that point, Greatmats will choose the winner (scroll down to see prizes) based on demonstration of service, integrity and quality.

Thanks to those who nominated a special dog trainer, and good luck to those nominated!


2016 Nominees
If you have nominated someone and do not see them on this list, please review the ''How to Nominate'' section on this page and make sure you have completed all steps or email brett@greatmats.com.

Jeremy Joseph Brown Greatmats Dog Trainer of the year contest
Jeremy Joseph Brown
The Complete Canine, Tucson, Arizona

Brianna Cirricione Greatmats Dog Trainer of the year contest
Brenda Cirricione
Journey Together Service Dog Inc., Oshkosh, Wisconsin

Christopher Baity Greatmats Dog Trainer of the year contest
Christopher Baity
Semper K9 Assistance Dogs, Woodbridge, Virginia

Jenna Waite Greatmats Dog Trainer of the year contest
Jenna Waite
Redding, California

Zach Skow Greatmats Dog Trainer of the year contest
Zach Skow
Marley's Mutts Dog Rescue, Tehachapi, California

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Want to honor a dog trainer for his/her outstanding achievements, unique style, humanitarian or animal rights efforts, etc.? Then nominate him/her for the 2nd Annual National Dog Trainer of the Year Award, sponsored by Greatmats. The award, part of Greatmats National Award Series, is designed to recognize Dog Trainers who have made a difference in the lives of their clients, animals and community through the virtues of service, integrity and quality.

Learn more about Greatmats National Award Series.

How to Nominate
To nominate the trainer for this award, email the following information to brett@greatmats.com before Nov. 1, 2016. Nominators will not be identified.

1. Trainer's Name
2. Name and Location of the Training Facility (Must be located in the USA)
3. A brief description of why you are nominating this trainer, including how he/she meets the criteria of high-level service, integrity and quality
4. A photo and/or video of the Trainer

How the winner is chosen:
1. Voting will take place on Greatmats' Facebook Page from Nov. 16 through Nov. 30, 2016. The two dog trainers with the most votes will be named finalists.

2. Greatmats will judge the two finalists to determine the winner based on:
A. Demonstration of Service
B. Demonstration of Integrity
C. Demonstration of Quality

Grand Prize
1. $250 in Greatmats Products (or $150 Cash Option) for the training facility
2. Trainer/training facility profile to be released with the announcement of the winner on Dec. 30, 2016.
3. National Dog Trainer of the Year Certificate
4. Greatmats Coffee Mug



Greatmats is a national dog training and dog daycare flooring leader based in Milltown, Wisconsin, since 1999. Identified as one of the top 3,000 fastest growing companies in the USA three times since 2008, Greatmats has earned an A+ Better Business Bureau rating and 9.5 TrustPilot rating. Greatmats gives back to its local community by donating 5% of its annual profits to local non-profit organizations. It also supports green initiatives through the use of solar energy at its Wisconsin headquarters and by offering a large variety of products made from recycled and renewable resources.

View all of Greatmats' dog agility and dog daycare flooring at http://www.greatmats.com/dog-training-flooring.php.

This contest is in no way sponsored, endorsed, administered by or associated with Facebook.

All media submissions, including text, photos and videos become property of Greatmats.

Take a look at Greatmats 2015 National Dog Trainer of the Year - Jeremy Joseph Brown.

Learn more about Greatmats National Award Series.

Greatmats Dog Agility Flooring
2015 Winner - Jeremy Joseph Brown
The Complete Canine
Tucson AZ 85716
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Greatmats National Dog Trainer of the Year
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Greatmats Trainer of the Year Certificate
Greatmats Coffee Mug
2015 Greatmats National Dog Trainer of the Year