Jody Davidson, Head Trainer
Jody and "Sam" (Grand Champion
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I began training/showing dogs more
than 40 years ago.  Since then, I have
trained more than 28 competition dogs
to their AKC Companion Dog titles, 8 to
their Companion Dog Excellent Titles
and 4 to their Utility Dog titles.  I’ve
competed and won with such non-
traditional obedience breeds as Irish
Wolfhounds, Mastiffs, Scottish
Deerhounds and Maltese as well as
Poodles,  Doberman Pinschers and
numerous Clumber Spaniels. I enjoy
participating in a wide variety of dog
sports and believe it provides extra
quality bonding time for my dogs and
Jody judging at the American
Spaniel Club show
"Josey" and Jody out working
Search and Rescue
I am currently competing in Obedience with 2 dogs -
a Champion  Clumber Spaniel (“Josey”) and an "All-
American" mixed breed rescue dog ("Nedward"). I also
make regular Therapy  Dog visits with my Doberman
Pinscher Maisie. Proving beauty and brains can go
hand-in-hand, Josey is also a certified Misson-Ready
Search and Rescue Dog with CARDA (California
Rescue Dog Association).

I‘m a full member of APDT with my professional
certification and an AKC Canine Good Citizen
Evaluator.  I'm a member of  the Hollywood Dog
Obedience Club, the Clumber Spaniel Club of America,
and California Rescue Dog Association.  I was  a lead
teacher and member of the Vegas Valley Obedience
Club for six years.   I have belonged to numerous all-
breed kennel clubs and dog training clubs and served
for 8 years on the national board of the Clumber
Spaniel Club of America.  Finally, I was a licensed AKC

In my spare time, I have volunteered with numerous
animal shelters.   I was honored to have been
recognized as the "Outstanding Volunteer" by UVHS.  
My  duties included training/socializing dogs and
fostering dogs who socially or, for health reasons,
needed one-on-one care. I also volunteered for nearly a
year with the Animal Rescue League of Boston .  I
worked as an active Foster Home for the Burbank
Animal Shelter  I am proud to say I have been owned
and loved by a number of wonderful “shelter dogs”.

As a trainer, I firmly believe “Your dog is smarter than
you think!”.  Every day I am awed and amazed at what
the average dog owner and their pet can achieve with a
little bit of time and patience.
Two fosters from the Burbank Animal
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