Marilynn shines in the agility ring. She has reached top levels showing her dogs in agility, conformation, and obedience. She is a member of the Association of Pet Dog Trainers, Five Flags Dog Training Club, and the Border Collie Society of America. She has over 20 years experience training and competing in obedience and agility. Marilynn competes in agility with a number of organizations including AKC, NADAC, USDAA, and ASCA. She attends seminars, workshops, events, and coaching to further her knowledge and skills. She is in the process of qualifying as an AKC Agility Judge.
Des has professionally trained advanced service dogs (for physically disabled handlers) for 9 years at a service dog organization. Also does behaviour work for many rescues. Growing up raising Grey Wolves and a host of various dogs, he now spends his time with mostly Alaskan Malamutes and Labrador Retrievers, training and competing in AKC and ASCA agility trials. My training style is simple, patient-positive reinforcement. I teach you how to communicate with your pupper. Des is also an AKC CGC Evaluator (Canine Good Citizen), and a Member of the IAABC (International Association of Animal Behavior Consultants).
"Ice" Hillcrest Hard Freeze - Lead Canine Instructor
Ice has her MACH, ATCH4, MXB, MJB, MXF, T2B, CGC, AD (Border Collie)
"Kona" DesDeni's Heart of Mtn. Home - Patience Tester
Kona has his CGC, OA, OAJ, RSO, JSO, and doing really well for his first year of agility competitions (Alaskan Malamute)
"Jazz" KerryBrooks Princess Jasmine of DesDeni - Treat taste tester
Jazz has now started competeing, and has earned her RSN and JSN with her first trial! Baby dog is on fire..first trial and she came home with 2 titles and 2 High in Trials! (Yellow Labrador)
Des - Lead Obedience Trainer / Lead Barn Hunt Trainer