CONTACT
INFORMATION

Phone:
Chad (226) 218-3022
Marie (226) 218-4154

Fax: (519) 824-3514

Email:
cdtmarie@yahoo.ca
Mailing Address:
RR#22,
6926 Concession 2, Cambridge, ON,
N3C 2V4

For agility enquiries contact Chad at: chad@companion dogtraining.org


 

 

 

 

 

 

Chad has been involved in various aspects of dog training for over 15 years.  In that time he has trained, competed, and earned titles in flyball, agility and obedience.  He has participated in agility for 11 years.  Chad’s first Agility dog, a Border Collie named “Darla” OTCH Lukan’s For What it’s Worth AG.X was the first Border Collie to be awarded a Novice Agility title and Excellent Agility Title by the Canadian Kennel Club.  Darla also achieved titles at the top level of USDAA and NADAC.  Darla and Chad won the 22” division at the first ever AAC Ontario Regionals in 2001. After a very successful career as a regular and veteran dog Darla retired in 2004 at the age of eleven.

Chad's second dog “Echo” Lukan’s Sugar Kisses Am CDX, is an 11-year-old Border Collie. She has a long list of achievements in various sports that include:

  • ONYX award in Flyball
  • ATChC, Bronze Achievement (AAC)
  • NATCH  from NADAC
  • MX and MXJ from AKC
  • Echo continues to compete at the top level in the USDAA, AAC and AKC. 
  • Other achievements include qualifying for the AAC Nationals 6 years in a row and winning the 22” Regular Division in 2004. 
  • At the Nationals, Echo and Chad placed 1st in 2004 in Montreal and 2nd in 2005 in Saskatoon in the 22” Regular Division. 
  • Echo and Chad were the first 22” team to win a Regional and National event in the same year!
  • In 2006 he qualified Echo to represent Canada in the IFCS World Championships held in The Netherlands.  They finished 8th overall in the Individual All Around and 8th overall in the Biathlon. 
  • In 2006, Echo placed 1st at a USDAA Grand Prix Qualifier, earning a bye at a Super Regional.  Chad and Echo also earned their Snooker Master Title in USDAA. 
  • In 2007, Echo and Chad qualified for the AKC Nationals to be held in Tulsa, Oklahoma in March 2008.
  • In 2007, Echo and Chad won their division at Steeplechase Championships in August of 2007.

“Splash” Terri’s She’s So Swell, an Australian Kelpie is Chad’s third dog.  Splash saw some light competition in 2006 in the USDAA and NADAC.  In 2007, Splash was entered in a USDAA Grand Prix Qualifier and placed 3rd in the 22” Regular Division.  Splash and Chad qualified for the 2007 AAC Nationals and placed 9th in the 26” Regular Division. 

“Saga”, a Hungarian Vizsla, began her agility career with Chad in 2007.  Saga is owned by Hans and Johanna Handke.  Chad finished Saga’s training and started running her in AKC events.  Saga is competing at the Excellent level in the AKC.  In 2008 Saga began showing in the CKC.  In their first weekend Saga and Chad achieved the Novice Regular and Novice Jumpers with Weaves titles with several placements and 8/8 available qualifiers.

Chad is the head instructor of the agility program at Companion Dog Training, located in Cambridge, Ontario, Canada.  Chad presents many different workshops such as Distance Work, Jumping and Games (Snooker and Gamblers). He has also been a guest instructor at a K9 Sports Camp in California. 

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