Founder/President/Trainer - Canine Solutions
Bachelor of Science degree - Colorado State University, Animal Science, Behavior concentration
Level 1 peace officer - State of Colorado, police officer for City of Boulder
Animal emergency services coordinator - American Humane Association
Boulder Animal Control Supervisor
Board member and team leader - Park County Animal Evacuation team
Kennel manager - International Hearing Dog
Kennel manager - Denver Dumb Friends League (Quebec Shelter)
Recognized court expert in dog behavior - Jefferson, Boulder, Clear Creek and Denver County
Trained numerous dual purpose dogs (narcotics and patrol) for various police and sheriff’s departments – references available upon request
Colorado Task Force 1 (FEMA) - training assistant K-9 urban search and rescue
Competing and training in schutzhund (IPO) since 1991. Schutzhund is a working dog sport where the dog and handler team compete in 3 phases; tracking, obedience and protection. They must pass all 3 phases before going on to the next level of difficulty.
15th in the world in 2018 competing at the IPO III level at the Dutch Shepherd World Championship in Roden, Netherlands with Nike des las Flores, BH, IPO III.
Scored in the top 10, competing at an IPO III level at 3 national championship competitions.
Received over 19 repeat IPO III titles with her Belgian Malinois, Luna. 13 of the titles earned were with an impressive overall V’rated score (286-300pts), as well as 42 individual phase V’rated scores (92-100pts).
2nd Place, DVG Western Regional Championship. Scored 292/300pts with Luna. Highest scoring and largest regional championship in DVG history.
Animal assisted therapy dog handler - Delta Society
4H dog obedience guest instructor - Jefferson County
Dog behavior evaluator/advisor - Intermountain Humane Society, Evergreen Animal Protective League and Clear Creek Animal Rescue.
Current and past certifications/training
State of Colorado – Level 1 peace officer standard and training (POST)
CPR & 1st responder
Training director certification - DVG
Dart gun, net gun and chemical immobilization capture
State of Colorado – animal cruelty investigator
Canine good citizen instructor - AKC
National Animal Control Academy (NACA) – animal control officer level 1
IS100, 200, 700, 800, 10, 11 & 240 (FEMA courses)
Swift Water Animal Rescue – Code III
Slack Water Animal Rescue – Code III
Large Animal Rescue – Code III
Technical Animal Rescue – Code III
Ropes Animal Rescue – Code III
Animal Emergency Services and Animal Emergency Sheltering – American Humane Association
Canine Emergency Medical Care – Texas Engineering Extension Service and Red Cross
Registered animal assisted therapy dog team – Denver Pet Partners and Delta Society