Allison Cell: 720-317-3188
Method: Specializing in humane dog obedience and canine behavior modification. The classes are fun and informative for the entire family. Allison uses the dogs’ natural instinct and drive to train them or in many cases, retrain them. She has dealt with almost every behavioral and training issue throughout her years and has had very good success rectifying the problem(s). She has been helping families of Denver, Colorado through her business, Canine Solutions since 1999.
Since 1988 Allison’s been training family dogs, search and rescue dogs, service dogs, high level obedience dogs, dual purpose police dogs (narcotics and patrol),schutzhund dogs (tracking, obedience and protection) and animal assisted therapy dogs.
Tag line: “If you treat your dog like a human, he has the right to treat you like a dog.”
Birthday: March 29
Hobbies: dog training/competitions (love it!), riding horses, fishing, hiking, camping, skiing – almost anything outdoors.
Pets: 1 young Dutch Shepherd named Nike. Nike is currently in training to compete at the highest levels of the dog sport, Schutzhund. She also has been started as a search and rescue human remains dog (cadaver dog).
Education: Bachelor of Science degree in animal science from Colorado State University and Level I Peace Officer, police academy – Arapahoe Community College.
Work Experience: *SPECIAL: Competed for Team USA at the Dutch Shepherd World Championship held in The Netherlands – Placed 15 out of 179 dogs! More experience includes Denver Dumb Friends League (Quebec shelter) – kennel manager, American Humane – animal emergency services coordinator, International Hearing Dog – kennel manager, Boulder Animal Control – Supervisor, Boulder Police Department – police officer, Park County Animal Evacuation Team – board member and team leader, Colorado Task Force I (FEMA) – canine urban search and rescue training assistant, recognized court expert in canine behavior– Denver, Jefferson, Clear Creek and Boulder counties, Delta Society – Animal assisted therapy dog handler, 4H dog obedience guest instructor – Jefferson and Park County and dog behavior evaluator/advisor/foster – Intermountain Humane Society, Evergreen Animal Protective League and Clear Creek Animal Rescue.