Von Asgard K-9 Center's professional staff is second to none! (All Seasoned Professionals; No wet behind the ears "Whippersnappers" here)
Linda Werlein & Arrk von Asgard, PD K-9 Cert., SchH III, BH, 3 x AWDF Breed Team Championship SchH III Rep., ARV Schutzhund Protection Tournament Champion (99 pts.) UDC North American SchH Championship Vize Sieger, & Working K-9 Security Dog.
Linda M. Werlein continues to hold the reins as the "hands-on" owner & founder of Von Asgard K-9 Center, her 40 acre professional dog training and boarding facility. She has successfully imported, bred, trained, and competed in regional, national, & international championship events with her European working dogs since 1979.
Linda is well known as a breeder of highly successful working Dobermanns, Giant Schnauzers, Belgian Shepherds & Dutch Shepherds.
Some of Linda's training specialities are: IPO/VPG/Schutzhund, Competition Tracking, Advanced Obedience, Personal Protection, KNPV Police K-9 Training, Behavior Modification, Service Dog Training, Pet Obedience & Socialization, and . . . much, much more.
Nick D'Amato, shown here with a European Dobermann, Otto, is a most valuable asset at Von Asgard K-9 Center. Nick has proven expertise in many venues.
Von Asgard K-9 Center's Certified Trainer, Nick D'Amato, has proven his expertise in many training venues. He is especially versed in Behavior Modification and as a Problem Solver. His prowess working with large dogs is well documented.
Nick also one of the decoys on Von Asgard's "K-9 Spec Ops" protection training team.
"Nico" is also both a certified "K-9 Boot Camp Training", "K-9 Off Leash Training" and "K-9 Service Training". Nick D'Amato's experience and professionalism has made him vital member of the Von Asgard K-9 Center's training team.
Travis Bergan shown here with "Sabre" a German Shepherd import fro the Czech Rebublic, is an Assistant Trainer that has proven to be a valuable member of the Von Asgard K-9 Center team. He is a self starter with great attention to detail.
Travis Bergan is an Assistant Trainer here at Von Asgard K-9 Center. He has proven to be a tremendous asset. Travis is someone that can be relied upon to show professionalism and a "can do" attitude. He is working toward certification in the following Von Asgard Programs: "K-9 Boot Camp", "K-9 Off Leash Training" and "K-9 Service Training". Travis is also a decoy on Von Asgard's "K-9 Spec Ops" protection training team.
Travis' background working with his father's dogs that he showed in the breed ring, before he came to Von Asgard K-9 Center, has been a major asset. He is experienced working with both pups and adult dogs.
Von Asgard K-9 Center Assistant Trainer, Derrick Cash is pictured here with Luna an American Bulldog that is a "K-9 Boot Camp" graduate. He is looking forward to meeting you and your dog.
Derrick Cash is a very valuable asset here at Von Asgard K-9 Center. He is an Assistant Trainer for all of Von Asgard's obedience and behavior modification programs and is also our certified protection training decoy. With his European Training, Derrick provides our "K-9 Spec Ops" protection training team professional decoy work that is very difficult to find here in the U.S.
Further, Derrick has been a professional breeder of quality registered American Pit Bull Terriers for over 10 years.
Derrick Cash works full-time here at Von Asgard K-9 Center and would like to meet you . . . and you dog!
Volunteer, Candace Fleming (1950 - 2015) passed on 9/12/2015. We all miss her so very much.
Candace Fleming (1950 - 2015), with a smile on her face, is more than a "fixture" here at Von Asgard K-9 Center. She has been a volunteer playing with and caring for small boarding dogs and puppies for well over 20 years. Her volunteer time at von Asgard K-9 Center has been very much appreciated, but more importantly, she has enriched the lives of hundreds of small dogs and puppies.
Von Asgard K-9 Center wishes to take this opportunity to acknowledge Candace's contribution and her loving care of countless charglings over the years!