2015- present: Dog Trainer for Franklin County Office of Veteran Affairs Program Operation Save-A-Vet, Save-A-Pet
2001– present: Good Dog: Boarding, Doggie Daycare, and Training – Owner and Trainer.
1985 – 2001: Sign Language Interpreter for the Deaf – interpreted in a variety of settings.
1979 – present: Family Owned Kennel – offering Boarding, Training, and Grooming. Assisted family in operation of kennel part-time throughout the years.
Dog Seminars and Training Attended
|2015 – present||Connie Cleveland: Dog Trainers Workshop, Fountain Inn, SC, mentorship.|
|2010 – present||Pat Nolan: Tactical Directional Canine, Smithsburg, MD, mentorship.|
|Summer 2016||Betty Wathne: Ready Steady Training, Sharpsburg, MD|
|March 2004||Sylvia Bishop Obedience Seminar, Frederick, MD|
|March 2004||Clean Run Agility Camp, Lexington, VA|
|July 2003||Speeddoggie Agility Camp|
|August 2002||Jonathan Rudinger PetMassage Workshop in Toledo, Ohio|
|July 2002||Chris Parker Agility Seminar: Fluidity, Rhythm, Direction and Speed, Whiting, NJ|
|April 2002||Jack and Wendy Volhard Obedience Instructors Camp in Moodus, Conn.|
|Feb. 2002||Sue Sternburg Temperament Testing in Richmond, VA|
|Nov. 2001||Paulena Hope Agility Seminar in Leesburg, VA|
|March 2001||Sylvia Bishop Obedience seminar in Indianapolis, IN|
|Summer 2000||Susan Garrett Beginners Agility Camp in Canada|
|Summer 1999||Terri Arnolds Beginners Obedience Camp in Mass.|
Titles On Dogs
My yellow Labrador Retriever, Tanker’s Mack
CD, AD, NAC, NA, NAJ, OA, OAJ, AX
Buddy Boy Over the Edge, a Border Collie, titled through Novice Standard and Novice JWW He currently has two legs in each Open class.
NA, NAJ, OA
LeteRip is my young agility dog. She is always in high drive, and I am always trying to work on control.
NA, NAJ, OA
1982 – 1985 B.A. from Western MD College in Physical Education
My husband, Brad, and I have been married since 1985. We have three children. Dalen, our son, and two daughters, Breton and Kessley