Dave McMahon’s Dog Training Academy
Dave owns and operates Niagara’s top dog training academy. “I love what I do every day of my life, I have made my passion my profession. I help people and their dogs, I know that I make a difference in their lives.”
Originator of the “First Command Response Training Theory and Methods” that are used by graduate student trainers worldwide, Dave McMahon is also a consultant to rescue groups on the assessment and temperament of dogs that are adopted.
- Author of “Obedience Training For the Family Dog”
- Author of “Don’t Get Bit” A Dog Bite Prevention Book For Children
- Proprietor/Operator of McMahon’s Dog Training Academy
- Professional dog trainer and behavior specialist
- Owns and operates the largest dog training school in the Niagara region of Ontario
- Instructor of All Breed dog obedience classes
- Voted “Best Dog Training School – Dave McMahon’s Dog Academy” by Readers Choice Awards
- 26 years experience evaluating and temperament testing dogs
- Training in personal protection estate and corporate security
- Instructor at Niagara College in Welland Continuing education since 1990
- Trains K-9 body guards to protect their handlers
- Therapy dog trainer and handler, actively visiting retirement and nursing homes in the Niagara region.
- Listed in the 2004 & 2005 Blueline Law Enforcement Supplies and Services GuideListed in the 2004
- Dogs Annual under the Ontario Trainer Directory
- Trained Humane Society Staff on the “Proper use of Training Collars” & Humane Training Methods
- Listed in “Dogs In Canada Annual 2005” & “Dogs U.S.A. Annual 2005”
- Provided 1st Therapy Dog and Handler to the Tender Wishes Foundation of Canada
- Provides presentations at public schools “Safety for Kids”.
- Volunteers frequently to give talks to children on safety around dogs, and dog bite prevention.