Come see the world’s tallest jumping dog and his incredible canine cohorts in an all-star doggie derring-do review. They will have you at WOOF! Bring the whole family to Mutts Gone Nuts at the Niswonger Performing Arts Center on January 16 at 3 p.m.
Imagine nine of the world’s most talented four-legged performers in an insanely funny comedy dog show and you’ve got Mutts Gone Nuts! The star lineup includes the highest jumping dog in the universe, two Guinness World Champions, a hilarious six-pound Pomeranian Pikachu mix, and a host of previously rejected dogs who will dance, prance, flip, and jump up to your heart.
The family friendly show lasts 75 minutes and was created by the team of seasoned comedians Scott and Joan Houghton. The Houghtons, who performed their duo “Jessie & James” on variety stages from Tokyo to Las Vegas, joined forces in 2014 with extraordinary dog trainer Samantha Valle, world-class comedian Jonathan Burns and nine adorable puppies to create an action-packed comedy. spectacular dog.
All of Mutts Gone Nuts’ dogs have been adopted from shelters or rescues. Sometimes the very behavior that caused the former owner to abandon the dog becomes the dog’s star quality.
Mutts Gone Nuts coaches use “positive” training methods without strength. They seek out the dog’s natural talents by getting to know their individual personalities. Once they find out what the dog likes to do, they reinforce those behaviors with treats and / or toys.
Co-producer and emcee Scott Houghton said, “I feel fortunate to have entered dog training at a time when positive, strength-free training is the golden standard. “
Positive training not only helps build a bond of trust between you and your dog, but it also makes it fun for the dog and the trainer. When dogs engage in behaviors that they are naturally inclined to adopt, they are happier. When not on tour, the furry cast members of Mutts Gone Nuts span three fenced acres and of course they all live in the house (some even sleep in their beds).
Considered “a must see!” By The Washington Post, dogs won’t just amaze you, they’ll steal your heart and maybe your socks! Mutts Gone Nuts will definitely win the Best in Show award! See them at the Niswonger Performing Arts Center, Sunday at 3 p.m. Tickets start at $ 15 and are available online at www.npacgreeneville.com, in person at the NPAC box office, or by phone at 423-638-1679.