GLEN ROCK, NJ - The Board of the Glen Rock NJ Dog Park non-profit is pleased to announce a continuing partnership with Dorice Stancher of “Canines Can Do” Modern Dog Training.

Dorice is partnering with the Glen Rock NJ Dog Park to develop a robust training and wellness curriculum, implementing a key component of the non-profit’s ongoing focus on and commitment to eco-friendly sustainability practices. The planned programs, along with additional park enhancements, will contribute 30-40 sustainability points towards Glen Rock’s annual certification efforts.

Planned sessions include:

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  • AKC Canine Good Citizen Training and Accreditation
  • Companion Animal Training
  • Manners Training
  • Dogs 101: Health and Wellness 
  • Wellness Dog Walks
  • And more!

Dorice, has been a long-time supporter of the dog park project, offering several previous training classes at the Glen Rock Library, free of charge to Borough residents. Dorice also generously donated the first doggie waste station to the park.

“I feel every dog should have the opportunity to play freely in a safe and secure environment," Dorice said. "I am proud to work in partnership with the non-profit and humbled to be a small part of this amazing effort to give back to the community in such a positive way.“  

Dorice Stancher, MBA, CPDT-KA has trained with many outstanding experts in the field of positive training. She is an award-winning trainer and author and also an accredited AKC trainer and evaluator, among many other professional organizations.  

The Glen Rock NJ Dog Park non-profit is responsible for the creation of the newly opened, privately funded dog park located at 350 Doremus Avenue behind the recycling center. The dog park is the only one in the United States dedicated to the 9/11 Search and rescue animals. All donations to the park are tax-deductible.