Dog Trainer & Behaviouralist

With over 23 years of experience, Grace Bryson dog trainer & owner of rrruffhouse specializes in rehabilitating difficult dogs of unfavorable behaviors. Aggressive and special needs dogs are my specialty! With consistent, positive reinforcement ANYTHING is possible!

Barking, jumping, chewing, pulling on walks, charging or barking at other dogs, biting and simply potty training! I can fix almost any unwanted behavior with kindness and consistent repetition! If you are not willing to give up then neither am I, I will stick with you until the end!

Dog Day Care now available 5 days a week Mon – Fri from 7am to 7 pm. Click for more information or contact us.

Places we will travel to:

Belleville, Trenton, Brighton, Picton, Tweed, Marmora, Madoc, Kingston, and surrounding areas. If you need help outside of these areas, please contact me regardless. We may be able to find a way to help.

Contact us at 613.661.7418 | grace@rrruffhouse.com

Who is Grace?

Hi there. I’m Grace. I am a very hard working, compassionate and strong willed woman who loves a challenge and never backs down from a hard days work, which is a good mix for working with dogs that are having trouble getting along in the world with us humans! The greatest reward I get in life is when someone tells me I saved the life of their dog so they didn’t have to give it up! I love nothing more then showing people how to be a leader in their own world and all aspects of life! I am a leader, and walk my own path in life and I’ll go where ever it takes me!
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Kindness, patience and routine produce happy dogs that will never turn on a human!!

SUCCESS STORY
This is my dog Daddy.  He came to me about a year ago from a gentleman who had no idea on how to raise a gladiator.  Daddy came from a home where he ruled the roost and did so quite proudly. Read more…

Daddy

Mastiff cross, Extreme Aggression

SUCCESS STORY
What an amazing dog trainer, Grace truly is our Dog Whisper. Here is how our story goes. A year ago this October we purchase 2 Doberman pups, they were so cute and sweet, but then all of a sudden they Read more…

Bo & Talia

Dobermans, Out of Control

SUCCESS STORY
I wanted to say a huge thank you from Jack and us. We got Jack Thanksgiving weekend from the humane society. We knew he had great potential, he has an amazing personality and is very loving but we had Read more…

Jack

What kind?, Unruly

SUCCESS STORY
This is Tilly, she is a very neurotic Sheppard who is in for boot camp. Tilly has a few issues of non stop whimpering and whining, wont stay in a room by herself, if her human moves so does she! Tilly likes to bark Read more…

Tilly

Shepherd, Neurotic, Bad Manners

Grace’s Rants & Recommendations

I am passionate about making life better for every dog I encounter. I am forever gathering information for my own use in the day-to-day running of a house full of dogs, so I blog a lot of what I find. I also blog when I need to rant about something that needs to be ranted about. I hope you enjoy my blog. If what you are looking for isn’t on the blog, please contact me at grace@rrruffhouse.com and I will see what I can do.

MRSP: The other staph infection threatening dogs

This is a question I get a few times a week. Because methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus pseudintermedius (MRSP) infections are becoming so common and people are aware of potential concerns regarding transmission of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA)... read more

What did you pay at the vet?

It has recently been brought to my attention that many, many people are being over charged for vet procedures from a health care check, dental, spay or neuter, vaccines etc. I have done lots of investigating to find there is No standards in pricing! This is crazy to... read more

Is your dog on thin ice?

Although most of the water and ice safety tips are for humans they also apply to your dog. There are a lot of people like myself who live on or near open water; rivers, ponds, lakes etc. we are now entering a very dangerous time of year which is all the water is... read more

Giardia in Dogs

Giardia spp. are parasitic protozoans (single celled organisms) found in the intestines of many animals, including dogs. This microscopic parasite clings to the surface of the intestine or floats free in the mucous lining the intestine. The prevalence of Giardia in... read more

Why does my white dogs fur turn red when wet?

White dog fur turns red due to staining. It is typically found below the eyes, around the chin, on the feet and around the penis or vulva. The staining can occur on any color fur, but is most noticeable on white dogs. The main cause of this reddish discoloring is... read more

Blessed in 2015

Merry Christmas everyone, I would like to thank everyone who has had a hand in making 2015 one of the best years. 2015 was a very eventful year, we expanded the company, we moved in order to help more dogs and provide a bigger space and better care, we have made lots... read more

Head tremors in your bully breed

What You Need to Know about Your Dog’s Idiopathic Head Tremors I am writing this post to inform you that although scary, no need to panic. My dog Stella in the past few months started this head bobbing thing and when I first saw it I thought OMG my dog is having a... read more

Enough is enough Dammit!

I will start of by saying I will make no apologies for this blog, if it offends anyone oh well! In the past six or so months I have had three cases of neglectful adoptions come across my table, the first one I didn’t give it much thought as there was no pattern,... read more