Al has an extensive
background in handling and training dogs.
From 1981 to 1985 he was the Training Director for the West Chester
Kennel Club near
Al has worked in many
capacities for USA, the United Schutzhund Clubs of America, including as a
Licensed Judge for over 10 years. He
had the honor of judging the
In addition to serving as a
Judge, Al also worked as a helper in several World Qualifier and National
Championship events. (A helper is the
person who actually takes the bite from the dog during the evaluation.) He has also served as the Sieger Show
Several of Northeast PA’s K-9 units have been provided and trained by Al, including Dunmore Police Dog “Cash”, Lackawanna Country Drug Dogs “Sarge”, “Hammer”, and “Buzz”, and Carbondale Police Department’s K-9 “Kuffs”.
Currently, in addition to running the kennel and training classes, Al performs as the Training Director for Underwood Schutzhund Club. He has trained 5 of his own dogs to Schutzhund titles, and helped numerous other handlers achieve the same titles.
Marie has been working as a professional groomer for 14 years, 13 of those years in association with Milnerhaus Kennels. She also spent a year in San Diego, CA grooming for the popular Village Pets salon before returning back home to PA.
A graduate of the
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