MEET THE STAFF
T R A I N E R S
Is the Founder of Quality K9 Concepts, with a decorated 11-year career in the U.S. Army as a K-9 handler. He built an extensive foundation of knowledge through situational and combat experience. Matt is a combat veteran having served in Bosnia, Kosovo, Afghanistan, and Iraq. Matt was also called on to work at the 2002 Winter Olympics in Salt Lake City, UT. Matt brings experience in obedience, protection, tactical work, and narcotic/explosive detection training. He also possesses considerable knowledge in the evaluation of canine disposition, conformation, and train ability. Matt has trained under some of the best trainers in the world.
Matt is a certified Police officer, a member of the USA (United Schutzhund Clubs of America), a certifying authority for the EGWDA (East Georgia Working Dog Association), AKC Canine Good Citizen, Trick Dog, and Temperament Test evaluator, an IACP professional member, a Schutzuhnd trial helper, Founder and Former Director of Decoys for the APPDA, an ASR Certified Decoy and the Founder of Dogs 4 Blue and H-3. Matt is the friendly voice you talk to at QK9C. He heads up sales and all business-related details.
Carolyn has been involved in sport dog training, competition obedience, conformation for over 6 years and had racked up her fair share of titles. She specializes in lure shaping, competition obedience and puppy development. Carolyn is active in dog sports with her dogs Kohnen and Meekha. Carolyn is one of QK9C certified detection teams and owns and operates WoodWolf Kennels. Carolyn is also a AKC Canine Good Citizen, Trick Dog, and Temperament Test evaluator.
BIO COMING SOON!
Camryn Finnan was born in Johannesburg, South Africa, and raised in California, USA. Cam now resides in South Carolina. From childhood, animals were the center of her world, she began working on equestrian farms at the age of eight and continued working with all types of pets, livestock, and wildlife in various ways as she grew.
In 2018 Cam started looking into how she could advance and harness her natural love and ability to train dogs to better the world around her. After graduating from the Highland Canine Training, LLC International School for Dog Trainers in North Carolina as a Master Trainer, Cam left for South Africa where she joined K9 Conservation as a K9 trainer in their fight against the illegal wildlife trade. As a professional photographer, she used the opportunities that arose in her work to capture the realities and beauty of what these specialized teams are doing.
Devyn has been working with QK9C for 4 years. She is the primary puppy raiser for our breeding program. Devyn also helps detection training and maintenance on all certified contract dogs. She is gaining knowledge in obedience training and dog selection. Devyn manages QK9C main kennel of dogs.
Felicia has been training people and their pets for over 30 years. Using cutting-edge, compassionate training techniques, Felicia helps pets and their owners reach their potential in order to have a more enjoyable relationship. Felicia has experience in sport training, therapy training and nose work. Felicia is assisted by her super pack of German Shepherds and her lab mix, Jackobean.