Approved Evaluators

Tehama County - from cottonwood to Corning, Redding to Red Bluff, Shasta to Shingletown and surrounding areas.
   Robin McHale Ehn                           530-515-5743
CPDT-KSA   Robin Ehn, owner and head trainer of Celtic Cur Behavior & Training is a Certified Professional Dog Trainer - Knowledge and Skills Assessed through the Certification Council for Professional Dog Trainers (CCPDT).  Robin earned her diploma of Canine Behavior Science and Technology with distinction from the Companion Animal Sciences Institute and is a supporting member of the International Association of Animal Behavior Consultants and a Behavior Education Network member. Robin has been training dogs since 1972.
she brings her lifelong love of dogs together with positive, effective and efficient clicker training that both you and your dog will enjoy. She joyfully uses all of her extensive knowledge to help people of all ages to train their dog.
San Diego County
   Diane MyLymuk                                          760-468-4463 
CPDT-KA, BA   Diane MyLymuk of TEAMWORK K9s - Training classes and evaluations currently held in Fallbrook and Southwest Riverside County.  Diane is also an evaluator for the AKC Canine Good Citizen test and STAR Puppy tests.
San Diego
  Jamie Bozzi,                                                619-246-5634
CBCC-KA, CPDT-KSA, KPA CTP, ACDBC, CC, CNWI   Jamie Bozzi, owner of Smrtdog, has been a Professional Dog Trainer and Canine Behavior Consultant for over 15 years. Jamie is an APDT C.L.A.S.S. Evaluator and consults on behavior cases (fear, anxiety and aggression).  She has four training facilities through-out San Diego County and is very involved in a variety of dog sports including agility, scent detection work and treibball.  Smrtdog offers a Hollywood Hounds class for Therapy Dog teams.   Tricks are a wonderful way to help put patients at ease, as well as, entertain them.  It's also helps relieve stress and build confidence for the therapy dog teams.  Jamie is also is also an evaluator for the AKC Canine Good Citizen test and STAR Puppy tests 
La Mesa, central San Diego 
  Julie Schmitt                                               619-417-2368  
CPDT-KA, GDMI, VSPDT   Julie Schmitt, is the owner of Out N’ About Dog Training in La Mesa, California. Julie is a Guide Dog Mobility Instructor (GDMI), Certified Professional Dog Trainer-Knowledge Assessed (CPDT-KA) and a Certified Victoria Stilwell Positive Dog Trainer (VSPDT), has been a professional dog trainer for over twenty years.  Julie’s goal is to educate dog owners that having well-behaved dogs is a life-long process that can be enjoyable, rewarding and easily achieved. She believes positive dog training methods are most humane and effective and that these very same practices can be applied to im- prove a person’s relationship with family members, friends and coworkers alike. Out N’ About Dog Training provides small group puppy classes, private training throughout San Diego, select boarding, and Board and Train services.  Julie is also is also an evaluator for the AKC Canine Good Citizen test
 La Mesa, central San Diego
  Sharmon Kinser                  619-289-PAWS (7297)
ABCDT, APDT Sharmon Kinser, who has been a dog lover all her life, is the owner and lead trainer of Pawsitive Paws dog training in San Diego. She is an ABC (Animal Behavior College) certified dog trainer and has over 10 years of dog training experience. She has furthered her education by taking classes through the Karen Pryor Academy and attending workshops. She is a member of the APDT (Association of Pet Dog Trainers) and is an acrtive volunteer with rescue organizations in the San Diego area.  Sharmon is a strong advocate for positive reinforcement training and hopes to inspire others to use positive training techniques with their canine friends.  Pawsitive Paws Dog Training offers private and group training.  Classes include Puppy Socialization, Basic Training, Tricks and Games, Impulse Control, Leash and Community Manners, and CGC Prep. Sharmon is also ialso an evaluator for the AKC Canine Good Citizen test
 Orange County/Inland Empire (OCIE)
    Kim Pagones                                       714-777-5524  
Kim spent the past 15 years with the Orange County Humane Society.  She now offers all levels of dog training classes,  CGC prep classes and therapy dog prep classes at Santiago Canyon College - 8045 East Chapman Avenue, Orange CA 92869.  Kim is also an evaluator for the AKC Canine Good Citizen test.     
Las Vegas area
  Alissa Metge                                      702-339-8350
CPDT, APDT    Alissa' Metge's mission & passion in life is to enrich the human canine bond, one dog at a time. She currently has her own business, "alissa the dog trainer.” She also spent the last five years as the area trainer for a major pet retailer, training and mentoring dog trainers across the Las Vegas Valley area. She's an AKC certified evaluator for Canine Good Citizen (CGC),  S.T.A.R. Puppy, Advanced Community Good Citizen, and Urban CGC, as well as a professional member of APDT. Alissa prides herself on helping clients reach their personal goals with their dog(s). Alissa is also an evaluator for the AKC Canine Good Citizen test.
Las Vegas area
  Danielle McMullen            
APDT, CGCA   Danielle McMullen's experience working with various animals species goes back 10+ years, but her love for animals has been a part of who she is for as long as she can remember. Danielle is well established in the animal training arena with career highlights including training and performing for JSPA, the largest producer of domestic animal shows in the world. Danielle is currently a professional member of APDT, a certified AKC CGC, CGCA, CGCU and S.T.A.R. Puppy evaluator. She is the head trainer and sole proprietor of Ace's Dog Training in Las Vegas Nevada.  Danielle is also an evaluator for the AKC Canine Good Citizen 
   Debi Thayer                                      253-951-6568
APDT, CSDT, NACC-COTI   Debi Thayer is the CEO of Dog Whisperer’s Play Place Big Dog Daycare & Training Center, a trainer for "All American Service Dogs" and the Lead Dog Trainer & Mentor Dog Trainer for Petco Corporation in Auburn, WA. Debi is also an evaluator for the AKC Canine Good Citizen test