CARMEN HURLEY
(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 RAE BH STP1, "Megan" CD, "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
*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, scent work, barn hunt & herding
*Titled dog from 4 different groups in obedience (Sporting, Working, Toy and Herding)
*Former Field Trainer for Hearing and Service Dogs of Minnesota (Can Do Canines)
*Former Instructor at Luster Heights Correctional Facility in Harpers Ferry, IA, teaching inmates to train and prepare shelter dogs for adoption to new homes
*AKC Breeder of Merit of Champion and working Rottweilers 
*4-H and fun match judge



Carmen currently trains and competes with her Rottweilers and Collies in obedience, scent work, barn hunt, herding, agilty, 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