(Left to Right) "Paige" VCD2 UDT HSAsd MX MXJ RE BH NAC OJC TG-N TN-O ASCA-CD OTDs STDdc, OTCH "Noel" UDX OM3 TD RE BH STP1, "Megan" CD, Carmen, "Noah" VCD2 UDT MX MXJ OAP OJP RAE NAC TN-O BH OB1 TR1, "Bugs" CD RN

*"Good Dog" Center Owner, Co-founder, Trainer and Groomer
*Instructor of all levels of Obedience, Rally, Agility & Tracking
*Began training in 1994, competed at first obedience trial in 1997
*Bachelor degree in Nursing
*Trained and Titled multiple breeds in obedience, rally, agility, tracking & herding
*Titled dog from 4 different groups in obedience (Sporting, Working, Toy and Herding)
*Field Trainer for Hearing and Service Dogs of Minnesota (Can Do Canines)
*Instructor at Luster Heights Correctional Facility in Harpers Ferry, IA, teaching inmates to train and prepare shelter dogs for adoption to new homes
*4-H and fun match judge

Carmen currently competes with her Rottweilers in obedience and rally competitions and has earned the following titles and awards in those venues:
*AKC Obedience Trial Champion 
*Utility Dog Excellent
*Obedience Master 1, 2, 3
*2nd Place in Rally Advanced at the AKC Rally Nationals 2015
*Multiple National Specialty High In Trial winner
*Multiple High in Trial winner in AKC and ASCA
*Top Obedience Collie 2003 (Collie Club of America)
*Qualifier for the AKC National Obedience Championship in 2009 and 2015

She has also earned the following titles in other venues:
*Master Agility and Master Agility Jumpers
*Tracking Dog
*Herding Tested
*Herding Started A Course (sheep & ducks)
*Started Trial Dog (sheep, ducks & cattle) (ASCA)
*Open Trial Dog (sheep) (ASCA)
*Begleithund (schutzhund)
*Obedience 1 (schutzhund)
*Tracking 1 (schutzhund)
*Stöberprüfung "Random Search Test" (schutzhund)
*Versatile Companion Dog 1 & 2
*Versatility Excellent award (Collie Club of America)
*Multiple Coulee Kennel Club Obedience Dog of the Year awards
*Upper Iowa Training Club Performance Dog of the Year 2008 and 2009

Member of Upper Iowa Training Club, American Rottweiler Club, and Northstar Rottweiler Club