Creekside Kennels in Fairmont, WV


Welcome to Creekside Kennels

Nestled in the small community of Winfield, West Virginia, Creekside Kennels is positioned minutes from I-79, just outside of the city of Fairmont.  Creekside is conveniently located for pet owners in Fairmont, Morgantown, Clarksburg, Bridgeport, Pleasant Valley and Kingmont, WV and in nearby Pennsylvania.

​Situated on 3.5 lovely, wooded acres, Creekside Kennels is a quality boarding facility for both dogs and cats.  A beautiful country setting, will provide a stress free, relaxing stay for your pet.

Joe Gribben is the owner, former trainer and operations manager. He

 has been involved in dog training for over twenty years. West Virginia Canine College is where he studied various techniques for training dogs in obedience, personal protection, and narcotics detection.  Joe has furthered his dog training career by studying under and working with the top trainers in the country and abroad.  He is a former law enforcement and canine officer, working in Virginia for over eight years before returning home to West Virginia.

Joe has accomplished all aspects of training, by building a positive working relationship with his dogs.  He has worked with a number of breeds, both large and small, in puppy development, obedience training, personal protection, narcotics and explosive detection and is an accomplished trainer, handler and decoy in the sport of Schutzhund.