Ministik Hills Dog Training

Training for the Dog Living in Rural Communities

The Instructor

Kris Rooney,  B.Ed., CPDT-KA

Certified Professional Dog Trainer  

Certification Council for Professional Dog Trainers


Head Trainer and Mentor Instructor  

Dogspaw, Edmonton


Certified in Pet First Aid

Walks 'N' Wags Pet First Aid


Retired Teacher and Counsellor

Battle River School Division


Innovator of Animal Assisted Activities  

Holden School


Secretary/Treasurer on Board of Directors

Alberta Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (2004 - 2012)


Alberta SPCA Teacher of the Year  1990


Service Dog Evaluator  2009 - 2010 

Alberta Government Pilot Project for Non-ADI Trained Service Dogs


Proud Trainer & Owner of Spencer & Clancy

Holders of Canadian Kennel Club Canine Good Neighbour Certificate 2015


Volunteer Resource Person for Tofield 4-H Canine Club 2015 - 2016


Behaviour Consultant & Trainer for hart Rescue 2016 - 2017


Evaluator and Resource Trainer for Therapy and Wellness Dogs

Chimo Animal Assisted Wellness & Learning Society  2016 - 2017


Association of Professional Pet Dog Trainers  Professional Member


Canadian Association of Professional Pet Dog Trainers  Professional Member


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