Training Team

Portland and surrounding areas: Trish brings a lot of dog training experience to Portland, Oregon! Trish spent twelve years of active duty in the United States Air Force, ten as a military working dog handler which included six different duty stations and two deployments. While at her home station, her and her (K9) partner would often times provide local law enforcement with back-up, supervise subordinates, and even assisted in Presidential event sweeps along with the US Secret Service. In her ten years of service, she had the opportunity to work with hundreds of different dogs.
Trish is excited to bring her wealth of knowledge and experience to the Portland, Oregon area! She is very experienced in training dogs for basic and advanced obedience, detection work, as well as dealing with behavioral modification, puppy training, and aggression and/or reactivity cases.
She is excited to give owners the same level of training, discipline, and obedience as the military working dogs she had worked for ten years; regardless of their age, size, or breed!
Trish is the proud owner of a two American bulldogs, Max and Sammy.

Portland and surrounding areas: Bruce is an Air Force veteran of 15 years in service, twelve of which were spend as a dog handler, trainer, and kennel master. Bruce brings lots of experience to the table when it comes to aggressive and fearful dogs. Bruce joined Off Leash K9 Training LLC Portland in June of 2015 and was certified by Nick White.

Bruce and Trish met while stationed in Germany as dog handlers and have been inseparable since. Bruce is the proud owner of a 10-year-old American bulldog and loves bully breeds! His experience lies with high drive dogs, aggression/reactive against humans/dogs.

 

 

Portland and surrounding areas: Michelle and her wife, Krista/OLK9 trainer, were Trish’s first clients in March, 2015! Michelle joined the following year and is Trish’s head trainer in Beaverton.  Michelle also does in-home lessons and board and trains on a case by case basis.

Michelle excels at basic obedience, service and therapy dog work, and hard to handle cases.”  She was a Operations Manager in the medical field and has found her calling as a dog trainer. Michelle’s dog is a small 35 lbs pit bull named Lucy who was rescued from the shelter.

Michelle’s favorite breeds are: all dogs!

 

 

Portland/Salem and surrounding areas: Krista was Trish’s first client in 2015 with their newly rescued, six month old pitbull Lucy.  Krista continued to train with Trish every opportunity she had and officially joined the team in the summer of 2017.  Krista experience lies with basic and advanced obedience, behavior modification, and therapy work.

Krista loves all dogs but is drawn to the bully breeds and rescues from all walks of life.

 

 

Portland/Salem and surrounding areas: Brittney is Trish’s service dog trainer!  Brittney excels in  basic and advanced obedience, therapy dog training, and service dog training for autism support, PTSD, anxiety, physical disabilities like brace and counter balance, and much more!!  Brittney was Trish’s client in 2015.

Brittney owns a Rottweiler/Great Dane mix and a Rottweiler, both service dogs.

 

 

Salem/Eugene and surrounding areas: Ben is an Army veteran and former military working dog handler. Ben joined OLK9 Salem and Eugene in June of 2016.  Ben’s experience lies with high drive dogs, basic and advanced obedience, tracking, detection, and behavior modification
Ben’s favorite breeds: German Shepherds, Retrievers, hunting breeds, mixed breeds, small breeds, large breeds, and bully breeds.

 

 

Salem/Eugene and surrounding areas: Ashley is a groomer and found her true calling in dog training. Ashley enjoys a good challenge and excels in basic and advanced obedience and therapy training.  She has trained her own rescue dog and has always enjoyed the aspects of training and dog behavior.

 

 

 

 

 

Bend and surround area:  Julie was raised around animals and has always known she would have a career with animals. She contacted OLK9 to train her rescue Dutch Shepherd, June, who was out of control! June was a runner with no recall, extremely hyper and became destructive. Julie elected the 2 week board and train program and drove June to Salem for the drop off and pick up. Julie was amazed that June was a completely different dog from two weeks prior. More confidence, not as bouncy, no more jumping on people, and, how eager June was to please. She just needed a job and OLK9 training gave her the mental outlet she needed. Julie realized the need for this level of training was missing in Bend, thus she contacted the owners, Bruce and Trish Fuller in Portland, and requested to join our family of trainers in 2017.