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.

Robin 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 an AKC approved evaluator for the 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, in San Diego County and now also with Dream Dogs in the high desert area 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 works through facilities through-out San Diego County and now the Indio/Palm Springs area.  She is very involved in a variety of dog sports including agility, scent detection work and treibball.    Jamie is an AKC approved evaluator for the Canine Good Citizen test and STAR Puppy tests - San Deigo county or - desert cities.

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, CA. 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 to the truth that having well-behaved dogs is a life-long process that can be enjoyable, rewarding and easily achieved.  Julie believes positive dog training methods are most humane and effective and that these very same practices can be applied to improve a person’s relationship with family members, friends and coworkers alike. Out N’ About Dog Training provides small group puppy classes [dogs under 6 months only], private training throughout San Diego, select boarding, and Board and Train services.  Julie is an AKC approved evaluator for the Canine Good Citizen test

 La Mesa, central San Diego
  Sharmon Kinser                              619-289-PAWS (7297)
CPDT, ABCDT, APDT Sharmon Kinser, has been a dog lover all her life, and is the owner and lead trainer of Pawsitive Paws dog training. She is an ABC (Animal Behavior College) certified dog trainer with 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 active 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 an AKC approved evaluator for the Canine Good Citizen test or www.PawsitivePawsSan

 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 an AKC approved evaluator for the Canine Good Citizen test.  
Las Vegas area

  Chandra Vail                                    702-604-2351

Anyone that has known Chandra for a lifetime or for only a minute can readily see her passion for dogs.  She has had many animals in her life, but her true passion is dogs, and she will always make time for any pet in need.  Chandra has been teaching full time for the past 5 years and loves every minute of it, offering both private and group session dog training classes. 

Chandra has completed the Dog Obedience Training Certification through the Penn Foster program in May 2013 and a a three month internship with a 501(c)3.  She has her own business teaching Dog Obedience, Agility I & II, Tricks, CGC Certification, Therapy Dog Certification and Service Dog Training. She  has almost 80 therapy teams that she has taught and certified.  Chandra is an AKC approved evaluator for the Canine Good Citizen test.

  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 an AKC approved evaluator for the Canine Good Citizen test. 

   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 an AKC approved evaluator for the Canine Good Citizen test