Paula Xan
McCollum

TRAINING
DIRECTOR

BOISE IDAHO
208.850.4124

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:: Paula's Credentials ::

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Paula and Jeb are mentioned in recent issues of the AKC Gazette and Dog World.

What has your trainer accomplished lately? Paula's resume is available upon request.

Paula just attended a 3 day NAPWDA workshop. She and Ziva passed Cadaver and Obedience certification tests!

Ziva had her first find on a recent callout. Sad ending, but closure for a grieving family. (April 2011)

Paula and Ziva attended a week of training in El Paso with the US Border Patrol (Cadaver Dog Training - April 2011)

Ziva had her first find on a recent callout. Sad ending, but closure for a grieving family. (April 2011)

Jeb is Idaho's first Obedience Trial Champion (OTCH). Jeb is also the first ever Coonhound OTCH! Suzie is now the 2nd coonhound OTCH!!

Paula and Ziva passed their cadaver certification with NAPWDA. Ziva is only 15 mo old! (July 2010)

Paula and Ziva attended a 3 day NAPWDA workshop in Blackfoot, ID. (June 2010)

Paula and Ziva attended a week of training in El Paso with the US Border Patrol (Cadaver Dog Training - April 2010)

Paula instructs workshops for obedience and search and rescue (Cadaver/Trailing/Wilderness).

Paula continues to excel in the obedience ring and as a search and rescue handler/trainer. Jeb and Suzie were both invited to the AKC National Obedience Invitational in 2008 and 2009.

**See Photos Below**

Jeb and Paula won the Hound Group at the AKC National Obedience Invitational for the 2nd year in a row! (2006, 2007)

Served on Board of Directors and is a current Professional Member of the International Association of Canine Professionals (IACP -- www.dogpro.net)

Paula is published in Dog Sport Magazine (Aug 07).

Paula is certified in several areas with Jeb, Jack and Suzie with NAPWDA (North American Police Work Dog Assoc). See brags for more info.

Invited to the 2006 AKC National Obedience Invitational with Jeb, her Novice A dog. Won the Hound Group and made the podium as 3rd RUNNER-UP OVERALL!!

Paula has been hired on as a trainer/handler assisting CCSO after volunteering for years with the Canyon County Sheriff's Office K9 Unit.

Paula has attended over 40 seminars, apprenticed with a Master Trainer for a year and a half and graduated from dog training school with honors.

Paula and Jeb make the cover of Front and Finish in the Feburary 2007 issue with the AKC NOI Winners

Paula, Jeb and Suzie are in Front and Finish in the Correspondents section for their accomplishments in 2006 in competition obedience

Jeb and Paula made the February 2007 AKC Gazette and March 2007 AKC Family Dog Magazines

In April 2007, the AKC flew Paula and Jeb out to their annual St. Jude's Children's Hospital Fund Raiser event in TN to do obedience demos.

President and Training Director of Treasure Valley Search Dogs

Jeb and Paula are featured in the March 2007 Dog Fancy magazine

Published in Idaho's Pet Friendly Magainze

Published in UKC's Bloodlines June 2005 Issue

 Volunteered for Ridge to Rivers as a Ranger, for Boise Parks and Rec with Jeb as Spokesdog and with Garden City Police Department. 

Featured on the cover with Jeb and in the IACP's Safehands Newsletter, January 2007

Paula & Brother Christopher (Monks of New Skete) at the 2007 IACP Conference in Hutto, TX

 

Paula & Ian Dunbar at the 2007 IACP Conference in Hutto, TX

Jeb & Paula & Brother Christopher of the Monks of New Skete at the 2007 IACP Conference in Hutto, TX

 

Martin Deeley, Wendy Volhard, Brother Christopher and Ian Dunbar at the 2007 IACP Conference in Hutto, TX

   

 

 

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