Love, Patience & Experience –
Necessary Ingredients for a Dog Trainer

Marvin instructing dog owners on some key pointsWorking with dogs has been a lifelong passion for Marvin Pierce. He was born and raised in Bonne Terre, Missouri, spent some time in Texas as a young adult then made his way west to Oregon, a place he now calls home. He spent his youth begging his mom for “just one more dog.” Now, after dedicating most of his adult life to training dogs, Marvin is considered one of the best in the business. Owner of a ranch in Newberg, Oregon, Marvin started in the path of a professional dog trainer focused on a unique and highly valued skill – accomplished Cowdog trainer. Utilizing internationally recognized commands and developing a progressive program for training in the specific commands and actions, Marvin has been able to develop well respected Cowdogs and is a recognized expert.  You may have seen Marvin at the St. Paul Rodeo this past year.


It’s Marvin’s love for the outdoors, his dogs, riding horses and working with cattle that have been the drive behind his success as a dog trainer. Because of what his well-trained dogs can do with large herds of cattle, Marvin gets to travel to ranches where cattle roam on 1000’s of acres. It’s here in these vast areas of land that Marvin and his dogs make a huge difference to a rancher and the cattle they need to bring in. It is amazing opportunities like this that keep Marvin striving to have some of the best cow dogs around!


Marvin Pierce’s Dog Obedience Training Program


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Having gained so much experience training dogs in private lessons, clinics, and the specialized Cowdog program, Marvin has become a sought after instructor for non-working dogs. His keen understanding of canine behaviors and instincts has enabled Marvin to quickly assess a dog’s specific behavioral problem. Marvin gets very high satisfaction scores from his clients and a great deal of his new clients come from referrals.

Please visit one of Marvin’s clinics or free training demonstrations. He’d like to get acquainted and tell you more about his programs. A Good Dog Is A Good Day and Marvin wants all your days to be the best they can.