ACME Canine

1385 Franklin St
Lewis Center OH 43035
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  • Mon: 9am-5pm
  • Tue: 9am-5pm
  • Wed: 9am-5pm
  • Thu: 9am-5pm
  • Fri: 9am-5pm


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ACME canine's staff enjoys working with all breeds and all ages of dogs. They are committed to making dogs decent members of society and a joy to own. ACME canine's training techniques are based on evaluating the personality of the dog and the needs of its owner. As part of ACME canine's service, certified trainers counsel dog owners as well as instruct them on proper dog handling skills. ACME canine believes when working with a dog it is important to educate the owner not just on the how' of things, but also the why.' New Acme Jingle ACME canine has been nominated for the Better Business Bureau's Business Integrity Award, featured on WNBC4 midday pet segment, featured on Ohio News Network's Pet Segment, and is a recommended business on Angie's List. ACME canine has demonstrated dog obedience at Honda's Employee Appreciation Day, the Columbus Zoo and several other venues. Acme Canine is a proud sponsor of Canine Companion International's SnoopyFest and DogSOS Inc Dogapoloosa. Acme Canine has also shared their dog training knowledge at Honda's Family Festival and with the US Postal Service Powell Office. Laura Pakis, owner and founder of Acme Canine, LLC has been a professional dog trainer for numerous years. She feels responsible ownership is an important part of having a dog and guides her business toward providing dog owners with not only training knowledge but also care and understanding of dogs. Laura is a certified AKC Canine Good Citizen Evaluator, and soon to obtain her Therapy Dog International evaluator certification. She is certified in breed selection, puppy development, assistance dog training, basic and advanced obedience, Police K-9 and protection training, tracking, E-touch training, Pack to Basics, and pet first aid. Organized, efficient and precise with strong communications and liaison skills, Laura Pakis responds to a client's needs with custom training programs tailored to each customer's goals and dog's needs. Laura maintains memberships with several training and behavior focused organizations as a way for her clients to benefit from the latest knowledge of canine learning theory, canine psychology and behavior modification. To sharpen her skills she attends continuing education conferences and seminars each year. Laura has been nominated for the Better Business Bureau's Integrity Award and Worthington Chamber's Small Business Person of the Year Award. Recently her business was singled out from among several thousand contacts at more than 700 Angie's List recommended businesses ; reflecting the skills, talents and professional reputation Laura has and continues to build in her growing business. Laura Pakis, CPT, believes in giving back to the community. She has volunteered her services as a Service Dog trainer, taught puppy development through Franklin County's prison program and Tricks for Treats at Bark Til Dark Dog Park. In addition Laura presents child/dog safety at Powell's safety town, dog care workshops at her Lewis Center facility, local libraries and schools, as well as written articles for Animal Outreach, Dames Bond, Spike's Blog, and The Bark newsletter. An animal lover at heart, Laura lives with Woofie ( a giant schnauzer ), Spike ( a rescued dachshund/french bulldog mix ), and her cats, Thelma and Louise. Laura also has 10 pet laying hens who provide Laura and her clients with fresh eggs daily. ABKA is the non-profit trade association for over 3000 pet care service businesses in the United States and around the world. Only ABKA members commit to the ABKA Code of Ethics ( and provide a Complaint Form ) and the Pet Owners' Bill of Rights which assure pet owners that their beloved pets will receive professional, loving care. In addition to pet boarding and dog daycare, ABKA members offer a variety of services for your pet including grooming, training, pet transportation, shipping, pet supplies, food sales, etc. ABKA offers information, publications, advertising opportunities, educatio