Dan is a dedicated life long learner and advocate for fun, safe and challenging courses for both dogs and handlers. It is his aim to assist all teams to set, work towards and meet their individual goals. Dan has spent countless hours on video analysis, seeking out mentors at the top of their games, investing in learning more so that he can be a more effective handler and instructor. Dan has an unwavering desire to be pushed and improve.
Dan is a ShapeUp Dogs die hard for his own handling choice, but spent a focused 4 mos learning the finer details of the OMD system and choosing portions of that system to support his diverse dogs’ preferences for
motion, verbals and independence.
Dan’s teaching style is relaxed and without pressure. He wants you to reach your goals for your team, and to push yourself accordingly.