Owner/ canine behaviorist/trainer
Chris has been professionally training dogs for more than 20 years. He specializes in canine behavior rehabilitation and has trained Police K-9 national qualifiers, weight pull national champions, therapy and agility dogs. He has given seminars on canine behavior problems, dog bite prevention, weight pull, dog sport problem solving and more. Chris has been featured on Animal Planet, in Dog Sport Magazine and other national publications, radio, news and television programs. He has won a multitude of awards and certifications for training, judging and participating in canine competition.
Chris is known for his common sense and comedic approach, making his training methods easy to understand and fun! He believes that balance based training is the best approach to communicating what you expect from your dog. Chris is very passionate and dedicated to canine behavior and training and it shows in all aspects of his lifestyle
Kennel manager/ trainer
Dylan has a true passion for animals. He started his career with animals by working for a veterinarian, but once he learned the medical aspects of animal care, he wanted to learn more about the behavioral side. Dylan is very motivated to help save the lives of dogs in need. He will not quit on any dog or any client, because he knows that together we can give the dog a better life.
Dylan has 4 dogs of his own that he works in obedience and dog sports.
Doggie Day School Trainer
Tori’s high energy and organizational skills bring so much to our team! She originally hails from Ohio and has been living in Maine for the past two years with her dogs.
Tori has been training her two Labs with CSTS before joining our team. She will also be training for obedience competitions, canine weight pull trials, earth dog trials and whatever else she can find! She certainly has the dog training “bug” and has learned so much in her time here with us. We are fortunate to have Tori on our team!
April is the contact person for Canine Solutions Training Services. If you want information on any of our services or want to schedule an appointment she is the one to speak to!
April also has extensive knowledge and experience with competing, training and teaching as well as maintaining our website, social media and marketing.