Maureen is a longtime client of Dealing With Dogs, and has joined our team pursuing her passion for dog training. She has completed the DWD Apprenticeship Program and brings many years of experience training her own dogs, as well as extensive puppy knowledge as a breeder. Maureen can be reached at maureen.mcmeekin@hotmail.ca

Always a dog lover, Jackie followed her passion 20 years ago joining Dealing With Dogs as an assistant instructor. Immensely helpful in the dog training journey were Joanne Nimigan, Ann Chambers, Andrew Perkins and Judy Emmert. Continued education with seminars featuring Dr. Ian Dunbar, Patricia McConnell and Karen Pryor, Jackie became one of Dealing With…

Six years ago, beginning right here at DWD Intro to Agility class, Suzanne and her “All Canadian” dog Charlie Brown began their journey into the world of Competitive Dog Agility, they just didn’t know it yet.  Although Suzanne joined the class “just for fun”, five years later things have changed somewhat. Under the instruction  and direction of…

Margie has been a trainer at DWD for 15 years. She is experienced in helping people understand their pets and enjoys watching her students progress. Margie’s teaching style is popular with her students and she enjoys helping clients develop a lasting bond with their dogs. Her classes are fun fast and she adjusts her advanced…

Linda joined Dealing with Dogs 9 years ago training as an assistant with Joanne Nimigan, Jackie Smith and Margie McConnell.   She very much enjoys assisting families with their puppies and takes great pride in seeing families succeed in forming a happy bond.

Andrew Perkins has been working professionally with dogs since 1991. A founding member of the Canadian Association of Professional Pet Dog Trainers, he served on its board of directors and as the publishing editor of FORUM, the association’s national newsletter, for 11 years, and now serves as “director at large.” Andrew has written numerous articles…