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 "He is your friend, your partner, your defender, your dog. You are his life, his love, his leader. He will be yours, faithful and true, to the last beat of his heart. You owe it to him to be worthy of such devotion."
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Canine College opened in 2008. We offer classes in Basic and advanced obedience, competitive obedience, handling, Rally (novice, advanced, excellent)*, and Agility*  (* Seasonal classes).

Private lessons are available for an additional charge.  In the spring and summer months we hold classes outside in our 120'x120' fenced in area. Classes are kept small so that you get that one on one feel and are set up for your success.  If you are interested in attending any classes that we have to offer, please feel free to call the store at 585-589-5004
 
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MEET OUR TRAINERS!!!

 

Karen Drumm

Harmony Dog Training

A division of Newfangled Business Enterprises, LLC

Cell: 716 638-1211

E-mail: drummpoint56.3@gmail.com

 

 

Harmony Dog Training started in September of 2011 in Newfane, NY, when Karen moved from CT to live near close friends and family. She started her business as an "after 50" career and has been encouraged and proud of the people she as worked with since starting the business. Currently, Harmony Dog Training provides classes for Family Manners Obedience, Rally, Breed Handling, Puppy Socialization at the various sites throughout Niagara County. Private in home training is also available. In addition to classes, HDT offers educational seminars and special events highlighting canine health, handling techniques and special canine activities that may not be familiar to the public. In 2013, Karen started the Rock & Roll Dog Corps, a dog drill team that marches in parades and demonstrates obedience at nursing facilities.

 Karen believes that she is always learning from her canine friends. She started showing dogs at the age of 12 as a junior handler and member of the Onondaga Junior Kennel Club in upstate, NY. In her career, she has owned and shown numerous dogs to their championship as well as, taught handling skills to adults and juniors. In 1997, Karen started training and competing in agility and helped her 10 yr. old golden (Teton) achieve his Agility Excellent in 2004. Karen and her Golden Retriever, Jackson currently train and compete in agility. Karen's Pointer, Parker is now semi-retired, but had a brilliant show career reaching an all-systems ranking of 3rd in the US in 2008-2009. Parker is completely owner-handled.

 Karen worked at the Paws ‘N Effect Canine Training Center in Hamden, CT as Manager for the Paws for Play Canine Day Program as well as an instructor for Breed Handling classes and a co-instructor for the Family Basics Obedience classes from 2005-2011.

 Many of her students (human and canine) have achieved titles, ribbons and wins after taking classes from Karen. Some of her students have:

 

 Gained International titles

Finished Canine Good Citizen certifications

Completed Championships and Grand Championships

Finished Rally titles

 

All have had loads of fun together as human and canine partners!

Karen has studied dog training and handling with Ray & Ginger Scott, George Alston, Monique Plinck, Melody Lynn and Kathy Shea, CPDT, Cara MulQueen, CPDT. She has also studied dog behavior by attending seminars with Katherine A. Houpt, VMD, PhD, Diplomat, a member of the American College of Veterinary Behaviorists at Cornell University also with Brenda Aloff, professional dog trainer, and with Ian Dunbar, The Dominance Myth: Fearfulness, Reactivity & Aggression in Dogs. Karen is a member of the Pointer Associates of New England, American Pointer Club and Association of Professional Dog Trainers. In Western NY, Karen is a member of the Newfane Business Association, Youngstown Business Association and Niagara USA Chamber.

Harmony Dog Training PO Box 155 Newfane, NY 14108

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Lindsay Moore:

Lindsay has been training classes at the Olde Dogge Inn since 2008.   She is accredited through Penn Foster Career Schools for dog obedience. She has been involved with the Orleans County 4-H Heelers Dog club for eight years, and the leader of the beginners class for two years. She owns Standard Longhaired Dachshunds, Bluetick Coonhounds, a Lab mix, and a Pit bull. Lindsay competes in various events with her dogs including Rally-obedience, all breed conformation shows with AKC and UKC and many coonhound events with UKC. She also competes in rabbit field trials, earthdog events and competition/pleasure hunts with the Coonhounds.
   Lindsay teaches basic and advanced obedience, rally-obedience classes and agility. She has experience working with all types of breeds, and multi-dog households. She has also done some handling classes as well. She makes the classes fun and interesting, and gives you the courage to be the "pack leader" at home. Call her at 585-590-0838 for more information! Email- kurzlangkennels@yahoo.com

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