Instructor, Pet Training, Rally and Agility
Jill has a Masters degree in Education and a PhD in Computer Science. Jills background in teaching and being technical has really been positive when it comes to teaching people and their dogs. Jill has also been President of JAG(Jersey Agility) for many years and is also a member of BCDC dog club. Jill has had dogs since she was 5 years old. She has seriously been training and competing with her dogs for over 25 years. Currently she has two malteses and a miniature poodle. She competes in Rally, Obedience, Agility, and Nosework and is always open to competing in new sports.Jill is also an AKC Puppy S.T.A.R (Socialization,Training, Activity, Responsibility) CGC, and tricks evaluator. All dogs deserve training and to have responsible owners.Recently four of Jill’s students in her Rally class competed for the first time and they all qualified in Novice Rally. They worked very hard and it was well deserved. Hard work in class can really be rewarding.Jill has a 13 year old Rescue Maltese Sydney who is mainly her pet but she also has Novice Rally title, passed her ORT in Nosework, and has her CGCA.Her 9 year old maltese Clark is a therapy dog and also has his CGCA (AKC Community Canine which is the advanced level of the Canine Good Citizen Program),Novice Rally Title, and has several tricks titles along with many titles in agility in the AKC, UKI and CPE venues.Lastly Jill’s 3 year old miniature poodle Zor-el has her CGCA (AKC Community Canine which is the advanced level of the Canine Good Citizen Program), and has several tricks titles, Rally Advanced Title along with many titles in agility in the AKC, UKI and CPE venues. Zor-el recently qualified and competed in Rally Nationals in Oklahoma.Jill is a firm believer you learn something new everyday whether it be with your dogs or life in general. She uses positive training methods and encouragement to train her students and dogs in classes. Jill enjoys working with her students to develop good working relationship with their dogs.