Tamara is certified as a Dog Trainer through Good Dog Academy. Her history with training dogs started over 30 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, PSA, Barn Hunt 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 bring it out in the dog.
Tamara has attended many seminars on top of her achievements, and continues to broaden her horizon when it comes to new techniques.
Tamara validated K9 Aria in Security Patrol in 2014 and Narcotics Detection in April 2016 through the JIBC. They also achieved their PDC from Protection Sports Association in July 2016. After a break to produce a litter of future working K9s, K9 Aria started her training in her retirement sport of Barn Hunt the fall of 2022. In just 6 months she earned her Open and Crazy 8s Bronze titles.
Tamara is also training Aria's son, Guardian K9's Ammo in Barn Hunt where he achieved his Master and Crazy 8s Bronze title in just 4 trials ever. Tamara & Ammo completed their Trick Dog Evaluation in 2023 and earned his Novice, Advanced, Intermediate and Novice- Masters.
Tamara is Dogsafe Canine First Aid Certified and insured by PROfur.