Joe loves the Utah mountains. He also loves meeting new people, chocolate chip cookies, outdoor sports, and spending time with his family. Joe has a 5 year old German Shepherd named Drago and a 1 year old English Cocker Spaniel named Lucy.
For years Joe has been involved in many aspects of dog care and training. He has been involved with obedience training, conformation showing and competition, and protection and sport training. He has titled his own dog in competition and loves studying, researching, and becoming better at his chosen craft of dog training.
I’m Joe Tomsich and I am the lead training director for Ty the Dog Guy.
For years I’ve been involved in many aspects of dog care and training. I’ve been involved with obedience training, conformation showing and competition, and protection and sport training.
I’ve titled my own dog in competition and love studying, researching, and becoming better at my chosen craft of dog training. Together with Ty we’ve developed Utah’s most intensive service dog training and protection dog training programs as well as programs for solving all of dog owner’s most frustrating problems with their dogs.
For several years I’ve run the training and customer care side of our business and welcome new dogs and new challenges every day.
In addition, I work with Ty on our dog training podcast, Ty and Joe Go to the Dogs. Listen in and watch for my videos on our blog and on our Facebook page.
I’m proud to bring Utah’s best dog training solutions to the residents of Utah and I look forward to helping you with your dog. Whether you’ve got a puppy that just needs to learn the basics or you need to fix an aggressive dog, off leash train an adult dog, fix a housebreaking problem or any other issue I can help you accomplish that goal.
Joe is our Utah branch manager and loves the Utah mountains. He loves meeting new people, chocolate chip cookies, outdoor sports, and spending time with his family. Joe has a 5 year old German Shepherd named Drago and a 1 year old English Cocker Spaniel named Lucy. Joe is passionate about protection work and is a great protection dog trainer!
Dayna likes to hike, play soccer, travel and Mexican food. Dayna also likes training dock diving, frisbee, PSA, agility and IGP. Dayna’s favorite thing about living in Utah is all of the dog friendly, easily accessible outdoor activities and the scenery. She has a 7 year old Border Collie/Poodle named Theo, a 7 year old GSD named Ryder, a 5 year old GSD named Jezzi and a 2 year old GSD named Ray. Dayna enjoys working with Ty the Dog Guy because of our atmosphere of truly wanting to help dogs and the consistency with which we are able to help all of our clients.
Andrew works with his wife Jessica training dogs. Living in Utah allows him to enjoy year round outdoor activities. His favorite treat is Oreo’s and he also enjoys having dinner with friends. Andrew and Jessica have a 5 year old Corgi named Gizmo, a 4 year old Corgi named Murphy and a 3 year old Shiba Inu named Hachiko. Andrew likes meeting all different kinds of people and dogs and being able to help them reach their training goals.
Amberly loves all of the hiking spots here in Utah. She enjoys walking with her cat, cinnamon pizza and doing anything dog related. Amberly has an 18 month old Belgian Malinois named Caprice that she enjoys doing dock diving and IGP with. She enjoys working with amazing people and their dogs here at Ty the Dog Guy.
Alexis loves the range of seasons here in Utah and everything they have to offer. She also likes Twizzlers and Goldfish crackers, and in her spare time she enjoys reading. Alexis was also previously a client and did training with her 4 year old Lab named Jax. She likes being part of the community we have here at Ty the Dog Guy.
Bailey is another one of our clients who is now a trainer. She had such a great experience with our training system she wanted to work with us. She really loves dogs and wants them to live their best life possible. She loves the Utah mountains, doing anything outdoors, french fries and ice cream. Bailey has a 6 year old Boxer named Nova and a 3 year old Boxer named Luna.
Amanda loves the outdoors and all 4 of the Utah seasons. In her spare time, she loves to road bike, hike with her dogs, ski, and travel as much as possible. She also makes a mean grilled cheese. Amanda has 2 dogs, a 7 year old Shepherd named Rainy and a 14 month old Doberman named Arlo. She enjoys working with Ty the Dog Guy because she loves helping others and knows how beneficial our system can be for everyone and their dog!
Melanie's favorite thing about living in Utah is all the outdoor recreation opportunities. She comes from a behavior management background which helps with dogs and people. She used to work for Granite School District doing behavior management and modification in severe special needs with a particular focus in severe autism and applied behavior analysis. Behavior management is where her heart is, she loves finding the function of behavior. Melanie’s hobbies include being a spotlight operator at Hale Centre Theatre and performing with It’s Been Awhile Dance Company. Her favorite foods are caramel Panda cookies and Dutch Croquettes. Melanie has 3 dogs: Zoe who is a 7-year-old Great Pyrenees/Malamute mix, Frankenbeans who is a 1.5-year-old Pug and Murph, a trained service dog, who is a 5-year-old English Mastiff. She loves working with Ty the Dog Guy because of the support system!
Juliana spent the first part of her adult life at the University of Utah procuring a Bachelor’s degree in History and a Master’s degree in Education. Her time at the university level and teaching in the education system has given her valuable knowledge and experience she brings to dog training and she loves helping people improve their relationships with their dogs through obedience training. She knows there is nothing better than seeing dogs and their owners relax and be able to enjoy each other’s company. Juliana has a 2 year old mini Labradoodle named Archer who she loves to play with. She loves living in Utah because of the many indoor and outdoor dog friendly spaces as well as the many beautiful outdoor spaces both inside the city limits and in the mountains. In her personal time she loves to hang with her family, read, go on bike rides, watch some really good TV and cross-stitch and when she’s feeling down a good chilled glass of Riesling or box of Milk Duds can always pick her up.
Cayla fell head over heels for Utah years ago when she would fly out from Arizona for a week at a time to visit. She couldn’t stay out of Utah’s beautiful mountains so a few years ago she finally moved to Utah and couldn’t imagine being anywhere else. Cayla has a 2-year-old German Shepherd named Naomi who you will often see at group classes. Cayla and Naomi train in competitive bite sports when they are not helping our clients progress and grow. When Cayla is not training you can often find her in the mountains sipping coffee and taking pictures