Trainers and Evaluators

California

Independent and Inland Empire Therapy Dogs
Robert Bernier Redlands, CA
[email protected]

909-744-0294 Cell

Evaluator Trainer

 


 

Jeff Lassek  Corona, CA
[email protected]
951-751-7674 Cell
951-340-2737 Home

 

Evaluator AKC CGC EvaluatorTrainer

 


 

Rabecca Lassek  Corona, CA
[email protected]
951-751-7675 Cell
951-340-2737 Home

 

Evaluator AKC CGC EvaluatorTrainer

 


 

Rim of the World Comfort Pets, Inc.

Linda Smith Crestline, CA
[email protected]   comfortpets.org
909-338-2787 Business

Program DirectorEvaluator TrainerAKC CGC EvaluatorTraining Site

 


 

Inland Empire Therapy Dogs

Liz Plein  Yucaipa, CA
[email protected]
909-406-3387 Business

Program DirectorEvaluator TrainerAKC CGC Evaluator

 


Dogwood K9 Training Experience

Ron Bevacqua – MUST take class before test  Yorba Linda, CA
[email protected]  www.dogwoodacademy.com
714-342-5538 Business

Evaluator Trainer AKC CGC Evaluator

 


Independent & Inland Empire Therapy Dogs

Jackie Martin  Rialto, CA
[email protected]
909-560-1327 Cell

prefer Puppy for training

Evaluator TrainerAKC CGC Evaluator

Colorado

Sit Means Sit – The GO Team Therapy Dogs

Nancy Trepagnier  Colorado Springs, CO
[email protected]
719-231-7213 Cell

Evaluator TrainerAKC CGC Evaluator

Connecticut

Trudy Paquin  Clinton, CT
[email protected]
860-664-0098 Home

 

Evaluator Trainer

 


Faithful Friends Therapy Dogs

Alice Quinn  Ellington, CT
[email protected]
860-402-7462 Cell

 

Program DirectorEvaluator TrainerAKC CGC Evaluator

 


My Toy Kennel

William Clinton  Old Lyme, CT
[email protected]
mytoykennel.com

860-434-9878 Business
860-434-3888 Fax

EvaluatorTrainerAKC CGC Evaluator

 



Newtown-Strong Therapy Dogs

Ann Marie Cioffi  Sandy Hook, CT
[email protected]

 

Evaluator Trainer

 


 

Faithful Friends Therapy Dogs

David Patenaude   Tolland, CT
[email protected]
860-989-4071 Cell

 

Evaluator AKC CGC Evaluator

 


 

Octayvia Rickard  Torrington, CT
[email protected]  heartofgoldcanine.com

EvaluatorTrainerAKC CGC Evaluator


Trip Barnett   Bolton, CT
[email protected]
860-539-3697 Cell

Evaluator Trainer

Assisting Evaluators

Cheryl Wood [email protected] 860-646-6134 Business

Evaluator TrainerAKC CGC Evaluator

Jean Robichaud   860-490-0577

Gail Davis 860-490-0577; [email protected]


Rescued by Training

Kate LaSala   Greenwich, CT
[email protected]; rescuedbytraining.com

Evaluator TrainerAKC CGC Evaluator

Delaware

Joanne Silver  Smyrna, DE
[email protected]

551-427-1647 Cell

Evaluator TrainerAKC CGC Evaluator


 

Dory Kowal  Milton, DE
[email protected]
201-657-3679 Business

Evaluator TrainerAKC CGC Evaluator

Florida

Tidewell Hospice

Gloria Overholt  Lakewood Ranch, FL
[email protected] www.tidewell.org
941-552-5944 Business

Program DirectorEvaluator

Assisting Evaluators

Robert Hulvat  Sarasota, FL  941-927- 6002
[email protected]


Lesley Bowers  Englewood, FL  [email protected]


Susan Purser  Sarasota, FL  941-379-6496


Maureen Parsons  Jupiter, FL
[email protected]
561-676-2555

EvaluatorAKC CGC Evaluator


Lucia Ann Topp  Palmetto, FL
[email protected]
941-545-3350 Cell
941-729-8354 Fax

Evaluator


Star Bright Therapy & Obedience Dogs

Dorothy Blair  Port St. Lucie, FL
[email protected] www.starbrighttherapydogs.org
772-342-5275 Cell

Program DirectorEvaluatorTrainer


Susan Purser  Sarasota, FL

[email protected]
941-379-6496 Home

Evaluator


Jackie’s Wag N’ Train

Jackie Dougall   Hudson, FL
[email protected]   jackieswagntrain.com
727-808-7524 Business

Program DirectorEvaluatorTrainerAKC CGC EvaluatorTraining Site

Assisting Evaluators

Diane Frost  [email protected]
603-548-5607 Cell


Christian Lehmann  St. Petersburg, FL
[email protected]
727-631-4565 Cell

Evaluator TrainerAKC CGC Evaluator

Idaho

Cheryl Hornstein   Hayden, ID
[email protected]
208-651-8915 Home

Evaluator

Illinois

Rock of Ages Kennel

Lori Berg  Momence, IL
[email protected] www.rockofageskennel.info/
815-944-8209 Business

Program DirectorEvaluator TrainerAKC CGC EvaluatorTraining Site


Wendy Yellin  Naperville, IL
[email protected]
630-814-7655 Cell

Evaluator


Cynthia Brooks   Naperville, IL
[email protected]
630-215-7055 Cell

Program DirectorEvaluator Trainer


Wag It Forward

Susan Jakobs  Rock Falls, IL
[email protected] www.wagitforward.com
815-590-8008 Cell

Program DirectorEvaluator TrainerAKC CGC EvaluatorTraining Site


Thomas Shook  Loves Park, IL
[email protected]
815-721-2476 Cell

Evaluator Trainer

Indiana

Copeland’s Dog Obedience 101

Trina Copeland  Madison, IN
[email protected]
812-528-5853 Cell

www.facebook.com/Copelands-Dog-Obedience-101-986899388133821/

Program DirectorEvaluatorTrainerAKC CGC EvaluatorTraining Site

Brienne Copeland  Madison, IN
[email protected]
812-493-5042 Cell

EvaluatorTrainerAKC CGC Evaluator

Iowa

 

 C.M. Academy of Dog Training/Training School

Jim Stenfeldt  Walcott, IA
[email protected] cmdogtraining.com
564-210-8556 Cell

 

Program DirectorEvaluator TrainerTraining Site

Massachusetts
COMING SOON !
Maine
COMING SOON !
Michigan

Paws2learn, LLC

Ivette Fernandez  Auburn Hills, MI
[email protected] www.p2ldogtraining.com
248-678-8499 Business
248-946-1886 Home

EvaluatorTrainer


Carolyn Bargero   Brighton, MI

ON HIATUS
[email protected]
810-220-1331 Home

Evaluator


Diane Schuler  Dearborn, MI

[email protected]
734-355-1002 Home

EvaluatorTrainerAKC CGC Evaluator

Assisting Evaluators

Stephanie Daniels
[email protected]

Michelle Neu
734-358-1607


The Patient Trainers/Fur Angels Pet Therapy Program

Steve Calcagno  Rochester Hills, MI
[email protected]

248-840-7858 Business

Program DirectorEvaluatorTrainerAKC CGC EvaluatorTraining Site

Assisting Evaluators

Rose Dalton 248-535-2122

EvaluatorAKC CGC Evaluator


Michelle Neu  Taylor, MI

[email protected]
313-551-3834 Home; 734-258-3115 Cell

Evaluator

Mississippi
COMING SOON !
North Carolina

Bon-Clyde Learning Center

Bonnie Buchanan  Sanford, NC
[email protected] www.bon-clyde.com
919-774-8861 Business
919-770-4861 Cell
919-775-2983 Fax

EvaluatorTrainerAKC CGC Evaluator

 


Diane Dargay  Sanford, NC

[email protected]
910-754-9641 Home
609-947-8165 Cell

EvaluatorTrainerAKC CGC Evaluator

 

North New Jersey

NORTHERN NEW JERSEY CORE EVALUATING GROUP
(Contact B&BTD office for appointment, information or any other info: 888-738-5770)

Lead Evaluator: Kathy Kurek: 201-841-2580 (testing days only)

 

 

Supporting Evaluators:
Sue Sebastian, Sue Drastal, Len Lederer, Gene Martel, Jackie Canete, Maryann Gill, Kathy Jones
Assistant Evaluators:
John McHale, Kathy Lederer, Savanna Michalak 

 

 


St. Hubert’s Dog Training
Dog Training Only  Madison, NJ
www.sthuberts.org/contactandinfo
973-377-0116 Business

TrainerAKC CGC Evaluator


Ramapo Kennel Club

Elaine Barone  Kinnelon, NJ
[email protected]
973-492-1876 Home

EvaluatorTrainerAKC CGC Evaluator


Top Dog Obedience School

Betsy Scappichio,   Director   24 Bartley Road, Flanders, NJ
[email protected] http//topdogobedience.com
973-252-3010 Business

TrainerAKC CGC Evaluator


Canines Can Do, LLC

Dorice Stancher  Hawthorne, NJ
[email protected]  www.caninescando.com
201-323-2514 Cell

EvaluatorTrainerAKC CGC Evaluator


Janet Mines Krings  Jersey City, NJ
[email protected]
201-388-0353 Cell

EvaluatorTrainerAKC CGC Evaluator


Al Goldberg  Lake Hiawatha, NJ
[email protected]
973-335-5302 Home

Evaluator


Ruth Henningsen  Oak Ridge, NJ
[email protected]
973-697-9456 Home

Evaluator TrainerAKC CGC Evaluator


Sit and Stay Dog Training and Behavioral Counseling

Joana Watsky  Rutherford, NJ
[email protected] njsitnstay.com
201-933-3369 Business

Evaluator TrainerAKC CGC EvaluatorTraining Site


Epps Dog Training, LLC

James Lee Epperly  Wantage, NJ
[email protected]   eppsdogtraining.com
973-903-8557 Cell

Evaluator TrainerAKC CGC EvaluatorTraining Site


Janice Varandas  Wayne, NJ
[email protected]
973-906-1567 Cell

Evaluator


Jackie Canete  Union, NJ
[email protected]
908-624-1575 Home

Evaluator


Jeffrey David Ball  Ridgewood, NJ
[email protected]
201-446-4569 Cell

Evaluator AKC CGC Evaluator

 


Soothing Paws at Morristown Memorial Hospital – Atlantic Health System

Carrie Plantamura  Whippany, NJ
[email protected]
617-480-2556 Cell; 973-971-5941 Hospital

Program DirectorEvaluator Trainer

Central New Jersey

 

 


DogStar Training NJ, LLC

Kathy Medel  Hightstown, NJ
[email protected]    www.dogstartrainingnj.com
732-239-4718 Cell

Program DirectorEvaluator TrainerAKC CGC EvaluatorTraining Site


Compassionate Canine Training LLC

Kelly Keeney  Beachwood, NJ
[email protected] compassiondog.com
732-930-1364 Business

Evaluator TrainerTraining Site


Kira Wright  Brick, NJ

[email protected]
908-917-6234 Cell

EvaluatorTrainerAKC CGC Evaluator


Catherine Koenig  Edison, NJ
[email protected]
732-985-3036 Home

Evaluator

Assisting Evaluators

Thomas Koenig; [email protected]
Catie Koenig; [email protected]


Rose Mary Laubach  Freehold, NJ
[email protected]
732-431-1169 Home
732-598-4777 Cell – text only

Evaluator TrainerAKC CGC EvaluatorTraining Site


Enchanted Paws Training

Sharon Gaboff  Freehold, NJ
[email protected]
732 462-5184 Business

Program DirectorEvaluatorTrainerAKC CGC EvaluatorTraining Site

Assisting Evaluators

Sarah Gross   732-462-5184 Business
Robin Carney  732-446-5356


Make Sit Happen, LLC – Dog Training & Behavior

Gail Kulur  Hillsborough, NJ
[email protected] www.makesithappen.com
908-359-9228 Business

Evaluator TrainerAKC CGC EvaluatorTraining Site


Robin Carney  Millstone Township, NJ
[email protected]
732-446-5356 Home

Evaluator


20 Paws Dog Training 

Tricia Baker  Plainsboro, NJ
[email protected]
609-779-2600 Business

EvaluatorTrainerAKC CGC Evaluator


Carol Bardo  Point Pleasant, NJ
[email protected]
732-892-1705 Home

 EvaluatorAKC CGC Evaluator


Canine Paws Dog Training

Marie Colasanti  Rahway, NJ
[email protected]   www.caninepaws.net
973-420-0580 Cell

EvaluatorTrainerAKC CGC Evaluator


Leslie Culver  Ship Bottom, NJ
[email protected]
609-361-1606 Home; 732-241-6060 Cell

Evaluator


Superior Dog Academy/ABC School for Dog Training

Barbara McClew  Somerset, NJ
[email protected] www.superiordogacademy.com
908-625-4841 Cell

EvaluatorTrainerAKC CGC Evaluator


Kindred Souls Canine Center

Peter Campione  Howell, NJ
[email protected]; ksk9.com
732-367-4666 Business

Program DirectorEvaluator TrainerAKC CGC EvaluatorTraining Site

Assisting Evaluators

Katherine Frank  732-289-1597 Cell
Pamela Miller  908-910-7842 Cell


Barbara Johns   Lakewood, NJ
[email protected]

Evaluator


Patricia Ali   Port Reading, NJ
[email protected]
732-397-3275 Cell
732-634-6241 Fax

EvaluatorTrainerAKC CGC Evaluator

South New Jersey

Donna Downs Dog Training

Donna Downs  Egg Harbor City, NJ
[email protected]
609-965-3776 Business

EvaluatorTrainerAKC CGC Evaluator


Good Dog Obedience & Boarding

Sarah Atlas  Millville, NJ
[email protected]
609-865-6424 Cell

EvaluatorTrainer


Wendy Kinnear  Ocean City, NJ
[email protected]
609-412-1671 Cell

Evaluator AKC CGC Evaluator


Dee Bailey  Petersburg, NJ
[email protected]
609-628-2546 Home

Evaluator


Katie Avagliano  Galloway, NJ

[email protected]
609-805-7472 Cell

Evaluator

Nevada
Lisa Genio   Henderson, NV
[email protected]

609-351-6026 Business

Evaluator Trainer

New York

Guarding Hearts Therapy Dogs

Colleen Babcock  Alden, NY
[email protected]
716-907-2985 Cell

Evaluator


Wylde Pups Gentle Dog Training

Donna DeVoist  Chenango Forks, NY
[email protected] www.wyldepups.com
607-648-2696 Home
607-343-0377 Cell

EvaluatorTrainerAKC CGC Evaluator


Rebecca Clark  Cropseyville, NY
[email protected]
518-852-2167 Cell

Evaluator


Great Companion Dog Training

Steve Porter  Grahamsville, NY
[email protected]
845-423-8569 Cell

EvaluatorTrainerAKC CGC Evaluator


Hayes Happy Dog Day Care, Boarding & Training

Nora Hayes  Hillsdale, NY
[email protected] hayeshappydog.com
413-528-0877 Business

Program DirectorEvaluator TrainerAKC CGC Evaluator


High Point K9 Center, LLC

Vicky Brachfeld  Middletown, NY
[email protected]  HighPointK9.com
845-386-9929 Business

Program DirectorEvaluator TrainerAKC CGC EvaluatorTraining Site


Margaret Marrano  Staten Island, NY

[email protected]
718-442-2044 Home
917-747-7875 Cell

EvaluatorAKC CGC Evaluator


Staten Island Companion Dog Training Club

Janet Mines Krings  Staten Island, NY
[email protected]
201-388-0353 Cell

Program DirectorEvaluator TrainerAKC CGC EvaluatorTraining Site

 

 


Rebecca Medina  Endicott, NY
[email protected]
607-239-7641 Home

EvaluatorTrainerAKC CGC Evaluator

Ohio

Total K9

Tina Carey   Amherst, OH
[email protected] www.tk9o.com
440-522-6090 Business
440-370-8040 Fax

Evaluator TrainerAKC CGC EvaluatorTraining Site


Alpha-Dog Pet Center

Chip Ingersoll

46370 Middle Ridge Road, Amherst, OH
[email protected] www.alphadogpets.com
440-984-3152 Business
440-320-3276 Cell

440-984-2519 Fax

Program DirectorEvaluator TrainerAKC CGC EvaluatorTraining Site


Tammy Edmundson  Amherst, OH
[email protected]; loraincountypetsetting.com

440-653-6341 Business

EvaluatorTrainerAKC CGC Evaluator


Sit Means Sit Dog Training, Cleveland-Akron

Jennette Cox   Copley, OH
[email protected]
330-515-6609 Business
330-836-0959 Fax

 

EvaluatorAKC CGC Evaluator


Best Paws Forward Dog Training

Martin Warchola  Medina, OH
[email protected] www.bestpawsforwarddogtraining.com
216-403-7964 Business

Program DirectorEvaluator TrainerAKC CGC EvaluatorTraining Site

Assisting Evaluators

Joe Dacey
330-590-1104 Cell
[email protected]

Evaluator TrainerAKC CGC Evaluator


Cleveland All Breed Training Club

Amanda Kost  Brooklyn Heights, OH
[email protected]; cabtc.org

440-864-6543 Cell

 EvaluatorTrainerAKC CGC EvaluatorTraining Site


Perfect Pooches Dog Training

Margie Duplaga  Seville, OH
[email protected] www.perfectpoochesdogtraining.com
330-321-1820 Business

Program DirectorEvaluator TrainerAKC CGC Evaluator


Gold Star Dog Training

AC Kelly Saunders  Medina, OH
[email protected]goldstardogtraining.org

330-701-0744 Business

Evaluator TrainerAKC CGC EvaluatorTraining Site


Gold Star Dog Training

Denise Hippler Brunswick, OH
[email protected]goldstardogtraining.org

330-701-0744 Business

Evaluator TrainerAKC CGC Evaluator


Gold Star Dog Training

Garry Paul  Medina, OH
[email protected]; goldstardogtraining.org
330-461-4653 Cell

Evaluator TrainerTraining Site


Gold Star Dog Training

Mark Weber  Medina, OH
[email protected]
330-461-4653 Cell

Evaluator TrainerAKC CGC EvaluatorTraining Site


Linda Kender’s Dog Friendly Training

Linda Kender   Columbus, OH
[email protected]; dogfriendlytraining.com
561-308-9651 Business

Program DirectorEvaluatorTrainerAKC CGC Evaluator


Pennsylvania

Kathy Gardosh  Ambler, PA
[email protected]
215-646-2835 Home

Evaluator AKC CGC Evaluator


Training Tails Dog Training

Susie Danzis  Doylestown, PA
[email protected] www.trainingtails.net
215-348-3118 Business

Program DirectorEvaluatorTrainerAKC CGC Evaluator

Assisting Evaluators

Ellen Levin
[email protected]
267-377-9932 Cell


Marie Morris  Furlong, PA
[email protected]  randomwalkfarm.com
215-345-5167 Business

EvaluatorTrainer


Annette Murphy-Wales  Lansdale, PA
[email protected]
215-237-5974 Cell

Evaluator TrainerAKC CGC Evaluator


All Good Dogs Training School

Sue Bani  Limerick, PA
[email protected]
484-576-7399 Business
610-287-2190 Fax

Evaluator TrainerTraining Site


Wooters Dog Training/Search & Rescue Dogs of PA

Vicki Wooters  Malvern, PA
[email protected] wootersdogtraining.com
610-296-1173 Business 

Program DirectorEvaluator TrainerAKC CGC EvaluatorTraining Site


Oakes K9 Training, Inc.
Sue Oakes  Horsham, PA
[email protected]
215-901-4343 Business

EvaluatorTrainerAKC CGC EvaluatorTraining Site

Assisting Evaluators

Kathy Gardosh
215-646-2835 Home
[email protected]

Annette Murphy-Wales
215-237-5974

Paula Herman
215-462-2835

Rhode Island

Please contact B&BTD Office for long distance certification

1-888-738-5770

Tennessee

Hardeman County K-9 Academy & Pet Lodge

Sherri Chance-Taylor  Bolivar, TN
[email protected]
901-299-0024 Business

EvaluatorTrainer


Lucinda Boddy  Grimsley, TN
[email protected]
609-457-1325 Business

EvaluatorAKC CGC Evaluator


Erin Franco   Parrottsville, TN
[email protected]
423-625-1819 Home

Evaluator


Jennifer Nelson  Knoxville, TN
[email protected]
720-297-3748 Home

EvaluatorAKC CGC Evaluator

Texas

Sharon Smith  Fredericksburg, TX
[email protected]
830-997-9251 Home

Program DirectorEvaluator TrainerAKC CGC EvaluatorTraining Site

Assisting Evaluators

Mary Raleigh
[email protected]; 830-889-3889

Paul Raleigh
[email protected]; 830-889-2889

Barbara Elmore


Joan Lawrence  Kingwood, TX
[email protected]  houstontherapydogs.org
281-615-6867 Cell

Program DirectorEvaluator

Assisting Evaluators

Bruce Neely
281-360-1755
neelybr[email protected]

Deb Carlsen
832-444-5513
[email protected]

Doty Olson
832-689-0540
[email protected]


Debbie Perrotta  The Woodlands, TX
[email protected]
281-923-1518 Cell

Program DirectorEvaluator

Assisting Evaluators

Marsha Sanchez  [email protected], 713-299-9869
Rita Young  [email protected]


WhiteHaven Canine Evaluators

Alan White   Waco, TX
[email protected]  whitehavencanine.org
254-229-5545 Business

Program DirectorEvaluator TrainerAKC CGC EvaluatorTraining Site

Washington

Paws to R.E.A.D

Cheryl King  Olympia, WA
[email protected]
360-753-4760 Home

Evaluator


The Bright & Beautiful Therapy Dogs, Inc.

Info

The Bright & Beautiful Therapy Dogs, Inc. is a non-profit 501 (c) (3) all volunteer organization. We do not accept monetary compensation for our visitation. Testing fees and membership fees are donations and are tax deductible.

Contact Us

80 Powder Mill Road, Morris Plains, NJ 07950
Phone: (973)292-3316
Toll-Free (888) 738-5770
Fax: (973)292-9559
[email protected]

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