About Us

Owner Randy Rhodes would like to take the opportunity to welcome  you to Rhodes Countryside  Kennel & Training Center LLC


He takes great pride in Rhodes Countryside Kennel which was established In 1979.  The facility is located on the north side of Chapman Lake on 20 private acres of beautiful tranquil country living. His dedication and hands on approach has created a place where people can leave their pets knowing that their stay will be safe and enjoyable. Our staff takes the time  to give your pet the love and attention they require in your absence.


Ensuring that your pets stay is a positive and worry free experience for both the pet and the family is our guiding principle. Randy has developed this philosophy over the past 38 years as a professional trainer and kennel operator in the Warsaw area. In addition,he has owned and bred championship dogs and has many years of successful dog shows and experience Randy Rhodes started the kennel to service canines.


The well maintained kennel,along with many satisfied customers, shows that Rhodes Countryside Kennel is truly one of the finest kennels in Warsaw providing the best care for your pet is our business!



Randy Rhodes is one of the most accomplished dog trainer in the United States and the world. He has been an active member in good standing of the united Schutzhund Club of America for over 25 years. His level of accomplishments in our sports, which is one of,if  not the most competitive dog sports in the world, is nearly unrivaled.


He is and has been an ambassador for the united Schutzhund Club of America. Some of Randy's highlights include:


  • 1987 IPO 1 Regional Champ

  • 1988 IPO 2 Regional Champ

  • 1988 USA National Competitor

  • 1988 3rd  place USA World Qualifier Championship

  • 1988 USA North  American Championship competitor

  • 1988 World Team member

  • 1989 2nd place Regional Championship

  • 1990 3rd  place USA World Qualifier

  • 1990 World Team Member

  • 1992 IPO 3 Regional Champ

  • 1993 IPO 3 Regional Champ

  • 1994 USA National Champion

  • 1994 North  American Champion

  • 1994 4th place USA World Qualifier

  • 1995 3rd Place World Championship

  • 1998 World  WDA National Champion

  • 1998 World Team Member

  • 2000 Mid-Eastern Regional Champion

  • 2004 IPO 3 Regional Champion

  • 2004 3rd place USA Nationals Champion

  • 2005 World Team Member


Randy is a certified Schtzhund USA decoy and police dog decoy ranked excellent. He was also the training director for Northern Indiana Schutzhund Club from 1984-1989 and the director for O.G. Landseite Schutzhund Club from 1991- 2010.


We welcome you to call us at 574-453-3872 for more information or make an appointment to meet Randy and tour the facility.


Letter of recommendation from USCA President Jim Alloway