Anne leads the various training Programs from puppies to privates. She can often be found working in private sessions with clients helping them on the road to success turning frustration into fun.
Group classes are fun and upbeat. Anne works to create a safe and supportive learning environment.
Anne has trained with her dogs in obedience, agility and scent detection. She has trained and worked with Gayle Watson (Founder of Capable Canines) 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. Anne is always found diving into another online course or in person skills development for Agility and Pet Dog Training and behaviour. Anne believes there is always room to refine skills and knowlege in order to better serve you and your dogs. She takes the time to find answers that she thinks will help you and your canine companions be more sucessful. Each dog is an individual and training and management plans are adjusted as needed.
Blossom pictured here: (Aug 30 2008 - March 29 2022) in addition to being an accomplisehd Agility partner and winning a Regional Championship, she 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.
Posh a young border collie has joined the canine crew and as she matures will be a great demo dog and Agility partner.
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. "Progress not Perfection!"