CRDTC Instructors

Foundation Obedience & Canine Good Citizen Skills:   Wendy Marcks
    Wendy became the Instructor for CRDTC's basic obedience classes in February 2013, after serving as Assistant Instructor for several years. She is a graduate of the Karen Pryor Academy Dog Trainer Professional Program, a professional member of APDT, and an AKC Canine Good Citizen evaluator. She stays current by attending seminars and workshops.

    Wendy has served as board member for CRDTC and for her breed club, the Scottish Terrier Club of New England. She also performs home evaluations for the STCNE rescue organization. Wendy has a Master of Education (M.Ed.) and worked as an Educator for the UMass Extension 4-H Youth Development Program for many years.

Puppy classes:   Ronni Dalton

    Ronnie began teaching CRDTC's puppy classes in November 2018. She received her Dog Training Certification from Animal Behavioral College in 2009 and she's taught puppy kindergarten, graduate puppy, and beginner pet obedience classes at a local training school for many years. For continuing education she attends seminars on various dog performance and behavior topics several times a year.

    Ronni has achieved titles in rally, obedience, nosework and dock diving with her Golden Retriever and Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever.

Tracking:   Roseann Mandell

    Roseann teaches the Introduction to Tracking classes each spring. She's been involved with AKC tracking since 2000 and has attended numerous tracking workshops presented by New England tracking judges. She's also organized tracking fun days for beginners. Roseann is an experienced tracklayer and tracking test secretary as well as a past board member of CRDTC. She trains for all levels of AKC tracking, including variable surface tracking and urban tracking, and has achieved TD titles and a TDX title with her Golden Retrievers.

    Roseann has been an AKC Canine Good Citizen evaluator since the very early days of the CGC program. In addition to tracking, she participates in obedience, rally, agility, field, and conformation with her dogs.

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