Darlene has been training and showing dogs for over 25 years. She breeds Labrador Retrievers and shows in Conformation and Obedience. She has worked as an Obedience Instructor for the City of Cocoa Beach teaching Puppy, Basic, Intermediate and Advanced Obedience Classes; Dr. Daniel Sims (Suntree Animal Clinic) teaching Basic Obedience to his clients and Barkingham Palace Pet Center for 5 years. There she taught classes in Puppy, Basic, Intermediate and Advanced Obedience; Agility and Conformation/Handling classes preparing owners and their dogs for the Conformation Ring. She also was in charge of training the owner’s Golden Retriever puppies for the breed ring. Darlene has titled dogs in Obedience/Rally, Dock Diving and Conformation and continues to show. She currently also has students competing in Obedience and Rally. Darlene is a AKC Evaluator.
Darlene has years of experience in raising puppies and training dogs and puppies to show and most of all to be happy well behaved family members. She loves what she does and that shows in her commitment to training and helping family’s with their pet needs.