Good Dog 101 was created about 25 years ago when owner, Vincent Madeiros, saw an opportunity to use a different method of training dogs with positive reinforcement. Vincent is a Certified Professional Dog Trainer attaining his certification in 2002 and continues his education in dog training by attending seminars and conferences. Re-certification is required every three years. He was re-certified in December 2017. Vincent is a Professional Premium Member of the Association of Professional Dog Trainers.
Vincent competes in USDAA & UKI dog agility trials with his Australian Shepherd, Holly and his Border Collie, Dewalt. Both have attained Master Agility Dog and Championship Titles. Dewalt ranked Top 10 in Jumpers, Snooker, Standard and Tournment classes in USDAA 2018 20" jump height division. Vincent has also competed in obedience trials and the conformation show ring, however, agility has become his passion.