Omaha dog trainer and behaviorist Sue Torpy has been training dogs since 1972. She has an extensive background working with horses and has always had a huge passion for animals of all kinds. Sue is currently breeder, trainer and handler of AKC champion Labrador Retrievers and has been recognized as an American Kennel Club Dog Breeder of Merit. She has earned numerous advanced dog obedience and agility titles and awards on her dogs, including national rankings for top ten competitive obedience Labradors, Dog World Awards given for consistency and excellence in obedience, and prestigious Highest Scoring Dog in Trial obedience awards. Many of Sue’s students have also achieved advanced obedience titles and awards on their dogs. Her dogs have been used in modeling, demonstrations, advertising and promotional work. She is a member of the Midwest Labrador Retriever Club and a lifetime member of the Nebraska Kennel Club.
Sue began instructing all breed dog obedience and behavior training courses for several organizations in 1982.
Cruise In 1986 she established her well-known and highly respected Omaha dog training school, River City Obedience Training. She has developed a common sense dog training program where the primary focus is puppy manners, basic obedience training and solving behavioral issues for the canine companion. She is well versed in the subjects of dog psychology and training and continues to broaden her knowledge by avidly reading professional publications and regularly attending professional training seminars, clinics and workshops to keep abreast of the latest dog training techniques and instructing skills. Through the years, Sue has personally helped make the difference for over four thousand dogs and their owners. She is very pleased and proud of the fact that the vast majority of her business comes out of referrals from many satisfied clients and various local pet professionals. Sue feels the best vote of confidence, and a good measure of success, is in knowing folks refer her service on to others. River City Obedience Training has an A+ rating with the Better Business Bureau.