Our Trainers

Meet Our Trainers

Tony Piatt

Tony is the owner and oversees all the training programs. He began training in 1999 in Schutzhund, but moved more towards Police K9's in 2001 after becoming a handler/trainer.  Tony has trained dogs from basic to advanced obedience and much more.  He enjoys the "nose work" in Police detection dogs the most.  He currently oversees the daily operations of the business and trains all the Police K9s and Personal Protection Dogs.

Courtney Schleman

Courtney grew up in Rensselaer Indiana. In high school she found her calling while volunteering at her local animal shelter. After high school, Courtney finished at the top of her class at Starmark Academy school for dog trainers, in Texas and was selected to complete Starmark‚Äôs internship program. In Houston, she created and managed a dog training program at a thriving boarding facility. She is a motivated and dedicated dog trainer who is eager to help you and your pet accomplish your training goals. 

Carsen Campbell

Carsen is a resident of Urbana Illinois.  She and her dog "Jax" attending training here with us, and we were so impressed with her skills working with her own dog we approached her about our Trainer Apprenticeship Program.  Carsen jumped at the opportunity to begin a career working with animals.  She is currently working with Courtney learning the skills to be a Professional Dog Trainer.  We are excited to have her apart of our team!

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