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Leader of the Pack K9 Institute in Allentown, PA

Lisa McDonald, owner of Leader of the Pack Canine Institute, started her third year in business this January and says she will never go back to corporate America. Lisa spent twenty years as an assistant comptroller for a local business, but decided one day that pets were her passion, so she ventured off to become a very successful entrepreneur. Lisa started off by training under a local dog trainer, and then got her national certification for dog training. It started with just training, then quickly expanded to a kennel, day care, then grooming. Now she offers an all-in-one K9 facility, which is what she explains as part of the reason she has been so successful. An all-in-one K9 facility is just what her customers want, as they can bring their dog(s) to Leader of the Pack Canine Institute for a day, or overnight and get everything they want all in one place.  Another large factor in her success has a lot to do with her staff; Lisa is proud of her staff and says that they make the business with their customer service. Lisa says that 75% of her business comes from word of mouth and referrals, due to her staff’s loyalty and devotion to dogs.

 

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June 2013

Emma Hanging in comfort Fifteen month old greyhound hanging out on the porch in style.

As the winner, 5 beds will be donated to Texas Hearing and Service Dogs, Emerald Hills, California on behalf of the winner.

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Campbell Boarding Kennels in Mount Vernon, Ohio

Jeff Campbell, of Campbell Boarding Kennels, is a small kennel owner with just nine runs who clearly cares about his customers, both the people and their dogs. His devotion to his kennel and dogs, keeping them clean well exercised and healthy, goes a very long way. Each of his runs has a Kuranda bed in it. “Before I had Kuranda beds in the runs, I would go check up on them and they would hear me and get up to greet me, but not anymore," Jeff says "The dogs are sound asleep on the beds and love them.”

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May 2013

Best Friends By Terri Felske. Drew and Emerson love each other and love their kuranda beds.

As the winner, 5 beds will be donated to Watauga Humane Society on behalf of the winner.

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April 2013

SDP Dogs By Mark Amirault. "4 future Service Dogs from SDP (Service Dog Project) “We love our kuranda bed! We fit now, but we’re still puppies!!”

As the winner, 5 beds will be donated to SDP - Service Dog Project on behalf of the winner.

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March 2013

WCC Service Puppies by: Jessica Hoffman. Holly's Half Dozen - Warrior Canine Connection program puppies are raised with a very specific purpose: to help heal our veterans. This many puppies put Kuranda beds to the test, and pass with flying colors!

As the winner, 5 beds will be donated to Warrior Canine Connection in Brookeville, MD on behalf of the winner.

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February 2013

Butterbean and Bazinga Around here, you never know who might be sharing the Kuranda! Here, Bazinga, a mini horse colt and his bff, Butterbean, relaxing on the Kuranda bed one evening. They are the only bed that can handle the heavy use by the dogs and, uh, horses!

As the winner, 5 beds will be donated to Rocky Ridge Refuge, Midway, Arkansas on behalf of the winner.

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January 2013

Lucy loving her Kuranda By Lisa Hayes. 7 Year old female Irish Wolfhound escaping the Florida heat in her almost as old Kuranda bed.

As the winner, 5 beds will be donated to Jefferson County Humane Society, Monticello, Florida on behalf of the winner.

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December 2012

Bug - 5 mo. old Schnoodle By: Bob Brill. I'm Bug, a 5-month old Schnoodle. I LOVE my Kuranda bed. It was for my big brother Ruger a 1 1/2 yr. old Lab. I saw his bed and I wanted one for myself, so I just took over his! Our parents will just have to buy Ruger his own Kuranda.

As the winner, 5 beds will be donated to The Humane Animal Welfare Society of Waukesha County - 701 Northview Road, Waukesha, WI 53188 on behalf of the winner.

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November 2012

Kifli Chillaxin' By Marianne Hegedus. This is Kifli the Corgi chillaxin' on her big sis, Lucky's mega Kuranda! When not chillin, Kifli uses the Kuranda as a trampoline/corgi launcher for her frapping exploits... We love the Kuranda beds, they are soooo multi-purpose!

As the winner, 5 beds will be donated to Charlie's Angels, Aiken County, SC. on behalf of the winner.

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