Tracy Landis, Owner In 2004, after years of handling a police dog and helping local handler's with their dogs, Tracy created Ultimate Working Dogs for various local, state and federal govenment agencies. Tracy has more than 19 years experience training police dogs and is still a certified police officer. Tracy handled a dual purpose dog for 17 years for the largest law enforcement agency in WV before retiring the beginning of the 2014. She then took another position, also in WV. 304.552.8007
Tracy is also the founder of Charleston Area Dog Sports Club located in Saint Albans, WV. We offer training in obedience, tracking and protection for Schutzhund and PSA. www.cadsc.org
Jennifer Gilzow, Trainer
Jennifer has been assisting in the obedience and tracking portions of Schutzhund, PSA and personal dogs. She has extensive knowledge and experience with many breeds. She is now available for private lessons.
Sean Keller, Certified Master Trainer and Decoy.
Sean has been training dogs for many years and worked several dogs in Corrections before coming to us. He implemented the use of dogs in cell extractions and has completed many seminars on K-9 utilizations with SWAT. He will be our guest instructor in our May 2015 seminar in Eleanor, WV.
Kevin Williams, Training helper and Certified PSA Decoy Kevin has been training police dogs through Ultimate Working Dogs for more than 5 years now and has a vast knowledge of decoying techniques. This experience is supplemented by broad skills in dog behavior and scenario based training. He is a certified decoy through PSA and is a great training decoy for beginning and experienced dogs. Kevin is currently a K-9 handler in WV also.
Ultimate Working Dogs has access to multiple locations to assist us in our effort to use "real world" experience in all of our scenarios. Our trainers and decoys are certified law enforcement officers involved in current K-9 handling techniques incorporated with SWAT entries and tactical movements. We offer the most "real life" scenario training in the world!