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matt hammond quality k9 concepts

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.


Devyn has been working with QK9C for 5 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.


CJ is an Army veteran who served as a K9 handler. CJ conducted three tours overseas to Iraq and Afghanistan, twice. While serving overseas CJ served as an Explosive Detection Dog handler. During CJ’s Army career he worked as a trainer for new and senior dog teams in obedience, detection, and protection. CJ also was tasked with the Secret Service, where he performed protection details for past Presidents and spouses, Secretary of the Army, and other high-ranking officials.

CJ is a certified Police officer, a member of the USA (United Schutzhund Clubs of America), AKC Canine Good Citizen, Trick Dog, and Temperament Test evaluator. CJ is currently a trainer for pet obedience, law enforcement K9’s and protection dogs.





Madison has been training dogs for over 5 years. She started in Alaska working for a rescue. Madison spent a lot of time helping aggressive dogs become adoptable. Madison has experience in behavior modification, aggression cases, basic and advanced obedience, sport dog conditioning, puppy conditioning and nose work. Madison has titled her 2-year-old Belgian Malinois Riot in IGP, WDA, Fast Cat, Dock Diving, CGC, CGC A and CGC Urban. Her and Riot are currently training for PSA.

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