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Wag It Games

Sumac Grant-Johnson CPDT-KA

Sumac began training 40 years ago and has been teaching professionally for 20 years. She is the founder of the founder of Wag It Games and owner of Wag It Training Center in Lincolnville, Maine. Sumac is a certified professional dog trainer and agility instructor. She is also a WCS Rally Judge, CGC, therapy dog and service dog evaluator. Sumac has been named Maine Dog trainer of the year and has appeared on Disney’s “That’s My Dog” and “Fetch” on PBS. She has been invited to present at Suzanne Clothiers Trainers Workshop and presented at the Association of Professional Dog Trainers national conference. She was invited to be a part of Leadership Maine for her leadership capabilities and experience in small business. Sumac has been a contributor to Down East Dog News and Chronicle of the Dog. 


Over the years Sumac has participated in a variety of dog sports and activities including obedience, rally, agility, tricks, herding, skijoring, scent games and water skills. Today she enjoys working with her two Border Collies and Golden Retriever rescue dog.


Sumac has a fascination with “INSPIRING a desired behavior” in people as well as dogs. She combines her dog training knowledge, creativity and business training with her background in teaching personal growth workshops. This background enables her to bring together a unique blend of knowledge in dog training, human behavior, learning styles, teaching methods, group dynamics and motivation techniques.


Sumac offers seminars and instructors courses around the US as well as on line to an international market. Sumac runs Wag It Camps in NH and the Southern US as well as a variety of events at Wag It Training Center in Lincolnville Maine.