Anne is passionate about leading the Manners and Puppy Program along with Foundations to Agility and intro to equipment for Agility. She can also be found working in private sessions with clients and their four pawed family members helping them on the road to success.
Anne has trained with her dogs in obedience, agility and scent detection. She has trained and worked with Gayle Watson for over a decade. Agility is her dog sport of choice. Anne's Golden Retriever, Blossom earned her Agility Trial Champion Dog of Canada title and in 2019 won the Western Ontario Regional Agility Championship for her division and qualified for Nationals.
Anne has completed her Principles of Dog Training Certificate with Michael Ellis and brings that knowledge as well as many other learning experiences into our programs. She considers herself a life long learner and is often found diving into another online course or in person skills development.
Blossom (Aug 30 2008 - March 29 2022) As well as her accomplishments in Agility Blossom was certified as a St John's Ambulance Therapy Dog and earned her Canine Good Neighbor certificate by the age of 2.
Anne's younger Golden Frankie can be found assisting in the training arena. Frankie began her agility career in the spring of 2021 and has earned her Agility Dog of Canada Title, Starter Games Dog of Canada Title and her Advanced Games Dog of Canada Title. They are off to a great start and have a promising future in the Agility Ring.
Anne brings a deep affection for dogs and their guardians and a great sense of humor to classes. She realizes that "one size" does not fit all and strives to help you successfully communicate with your pup.