Tamara has recently certified as a Working Dog Trainer through Good Dog Academy. However, her history with training dogs started over 20 years ago. Tamara has always had a passion for all animals, but her strength is with canines.
From breeding and showing Bernese Mountain Dogs... to training and handling her validated Patrol/Detection Malinois, Aria. Tamara has done a bit of everything, agility, detection, conformation, film work, and the list goes on. She prides herself on reading dogs and being able to customize a training program accordingly. Every dog is different as far as what they will excel at, and Tamara loves to find that forte and bring it out in the dog.
Tamara has attended many seminars on top of her recent achievement, and continues to broaden her horizon when it comes to new techniques.
Tamara validated K9 Aria in Narcotics Detection in April 2016. They are also starting their journey in PSA (Protection Sports Association) and will be attempting their PDC in July 2016.
Tamara is Dogsafe Canine First Aid Certified and insured by PROfur.
Jaime has always had a love and understanding for all animals, but a special place in her heart has always belonged to dogs. She has been professionally training and handling all breeds and temperaments of dogs since 1998. In 1999, she became a Certified Master Dog Trainer, attending Canada West Canine Centre and graduated among the top in her class.
Jaime has experience competing in CKC obedience and conformation gaining titles on several breeds of dogs. She has trained and handled dogs for television, and major motion pictures. Her own dog Atty has obtained her IPO BH title and is a validated patrol and narcotic detection K9. In her spare time Jaime dabbles in Rally Obedience and hopes to title her dog Guinness soon in this sport. She is passionate about her work and it shows each time she picks up a leash.
Owner/head instructor of the PCTIA registered Good Dog Academy school for dog trainers.
Certification Council for Professional Dog Trainers – Knowledge Assessed
Diploma in Canine Behavioural Science and Technology.
DOGSAFE Canine First Aid Certified – Level 1 and Level 2
Police Dog Training Centre – certified – Florida by IFRI/NFSTC standards
Court qualified expert in the assessment and rehabilitation of aggressive dogs – 2013
Canadian Kennel Club- Canine Good Neighbour Evaluator
Licensed Be A Tree Presenter
Animal Behavior and Training Associates Inc Certified