Working Class Canine- Obedience, Rally, AKC Tracking, Wildlife Recovery/blood tracking

Working Class Canine
U-CD B Mine vd Frolikind zu Frontier CD, RE, TD, CGC, TT (RAE legs),
ARC 2005 #16 Rally Excellent, ARC 2006 #5 Rally Excellent & #11 Rally

After more than two decades of teaching, we have retired from most public training.
WE ARE still doing Wildlife Recovery and Telephone Consults
Wildlife Recovery /Blood Tracking Services (in season) click here

Check our our Puppy Culture affiliate page!!!

Telephone Consults- all below subjects:

  • PRE Breeding Consultations                                                                    
  • Whelping virtual support (email and telephone)                                   
  • Boarding Kennel consultation (pre build, pre buy and established)
  • Family Puppy Instruction (2 - 6months of age)                                    
  • Pre-Competition Puppy                                                                             
  • AKC Canine Good Citizen test Preparation                                          
  • AKC/UKC/CDSP Obedience                                                                    
  • Competition "Ring Attitude"                                                                     
  • AKC/UKC Rally Obedience                                                                      
  • SUCCEED at raising a Super Litter and Family Companion (TM)  
  • AKC Tracking                                                                                             

Diane Richardson has taught  pet dog/puppy obedience since 1989, Competition
Rally/Novice Obedience and "Ring Attitude" Instruction since 2004.
Diane was also a CGC Evaluator for many years.
She has provided whelping/litter care advise and boarding kennel consultation since 1996.
Diane worked in the pet care industry for 20 years, 17 of those years in pet resorts, and
managed pet resorts for 14 of those years.
Her last position (11 years) was manager of  an 83 run, 14 cat boarding, grooming and training facility with 7-10 employees.
She has her ABKA Level II Pet Care Technician certification and Red Cross Pet First Aid.

Bea Rally Excellent

Diane has been involved with Rottweilers since 1985 (breeding them since 1991) and
Shiba Inu from 1995 - 2008. She has shown in conformation on and off since the late 1980's with both Shiba Inu and Rottweilers and then in 2003  finally had time to venture into the competition obedience world. The dog she did this with was Bea.( U-CD B Mine vd Frolikind zu Frontier CD, RE, TD, CGC, TT)

In about 2 years Diane and Bea obtained the titles of AKC CD, CGC, TD, RN, RA, RE,
USTTA TT, UKC CD and 4 RAE legs including a 1st place from a class of 50 Advanced
dogs and a 2nd from a class of 41 Excellent dogs. Bea earned a ranking of 16th in Rally
Excellent from the ARC in 2005 (3 trials only!), a ranking of 11th in Rally Advanced from
the ARC in 2006 and an ARC Top 10 medallion and certificate for her rank of 5th in Rally
Excellent for the same year (4 trials only!).

At the time of her unexpected death from bone cancer
(2/20/08), Bea was ready for her TDX
test and Wildlife Recovery Dog (wounded game recovery) licensing.

Annie Rally Novice
Bea's daughter, Annie (Frontier Komotion RE, CGC) earned her AKC RN in 3 straight trials at the age of 9 months old in 2006.

After 4 years away from trials Annie came back out and earned her Rally Advanced title all 3 legs in the 90's and all 3 legs with placements. A few months later she earned her Rally Excellent title all 3 legs with placements.

Another few years of staying home and Annie came back out and earned her CDSP CD-C in 3 trials and 1 CDSP CDX-C leg before her tragic death at 9 1/2 years old from GI Lymphoma

Annie was also a working Wildlife Recovery/ blood tracking Dog
Annie in Wildlife Recovery Gear

A quote from Deborah Jones - K9 In FOCUS that describes our training Philosophy perfectly is:

"I want a dog that is excited and enthusiastic about working with me. If I have to choose, I'll happily take attitude over accuracy. I'd like both of course, but will err on the side of attitude always."

Working Class Canine - Diane Richardson
P.O. 160
Georges Mills, NH 03751
(603) 558-9042

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