Our Trainers

Ahmia

Ahmia is the owner of Bennett Canine Training.   Ahmia has a degree in equine management from NJC and Ahmia studied reining horse training under Justin Quick and Lance Shockley for several years before she worked as a professional horse trainer.  She has been active with the Protection Sports Association for personal protection work, detection, tracking, and agility with her personal dogs since 2006.
Ahmia was head of the behavior department at the Humane Society of the South Platte Valley for three years were she trained and rehabilitated dog with an assortment of behavior problems including bite histories and helped to successfully integrate dogs into their forever homes.  During this time Ahmia also developed the shelter’s curriculum for dog training for public classes and taught lots of owners how to help their new dogs adjust.

She has earned several Canine Good Citizen titles, a BH, and a CD title.  She owns, trained and handled the only Neapolitan Mastiff to ever earn a IPO (shutzhund title) he is also the only Neapolitan Mastiff to ever earn a W.P.C.A. Title and through that association she has earned multiple SWD1 & 2, BST, CST1 &2 Titles
Since then Ahmia has continued training dogs, teaching owners and competing in dog sports.  She personally owns two mastiffs and loves volunteering with non-profit shelters and humane societies.

agility

Chance Jody’s dog with ribbons

Jody

Jody Kelly has been training & showing dogs for over 35 years she started at the age of 9 in 4-h and has been active in conformation, obedience, rally, agility, tracking, herding & flyball ever since. She loves teaching and Jody was the leader of a 4-h dog club for 27 years teaching kids junior showmanship, obedience, rally & agility after that she trained other trainers at a box store for ten years.

Jody currenty owns three shelties and is a AKC Canine Good Citizen evaluator. Jody has owned and shown German Shepherds, Dobermans, and Shelties.

She believes that the more training you do & the more places you take your dog the better his behavior becomes & you are able to take them even more places.