Instructor Kim


Obedience, CGN

Fun, funny, but what a knowledge base – super instructor! Kim is also an evaluator for CGN and past evaluator for TPOC and member of CKC and various breed clubs.


Class Co-ordinator

The phone guy!  The ever cheerful, very dedicated, 24/7 phone guy, Derek is always ready to register you for class or assist with any question or problem you may have, 9:00 a.m to 9:00 p.m 7 days a week! Call him at 613-389-2895.


Obedience, Agility, Rally O, Show Handling

Featuring motivational training, these classes are loaded with fun for both dog and handler!  Evaluator for CGN and TPOC (past), member of CKC, CAPPDT and presenter for Doggone Safe.   **New** – individual ($60/hr),  semi private ($25/hr ea) or small group ($20/hr ea) training for obedience, Rally or agility – call Derek to book – daytime spots are available.

Candice Tinlin

Welcome Candice Tinlin to the LUV-A-K9 team!  Candice comes to us with lots of experience having grown up in the dog show world.  She started as a junior handler with Beagles, and English and Irish Setters and has worked with all breed professional handlers.   She has co-bred several litters and placed her dogs internationally with top breeders.

Although she loves conformation, she is excited about and excelling in obedience, agility and Rally O with her German Shepherds.   She is very well versed in grooming and coat care, so overall a wealth of experience and information!   We are lucky to have her!

Jacquie Kavaner

Assists with agility and obedience classes.   Jacquie loves shelties and successfully competes in agility trials and Rally O.  She also helps newcomers to agility feel welcome at local Fun Matches and trials.

Amanda Knapp

Assists with obedience classes.  She has the loveliest rescue dogs and does agility and Rally O with them.

Deb Hogan

Assists with agility classes. She breeds and shows Dogues de Bordeaux and does agility with her boxers. Our outdoor agility field is courtesy of the Hogans and it is gorgeous!

Our assistants are very dedicated and knowledgeable, they make everyone feel welcome and they support LUV-A-K9 at our public demos with their wonderful dogs and love of working (and playing!) with them. Thanks to them we have a complete team to help our students reach their goals.