Years of Excellence in Reputation are YOUR Guarantee of Success!
Carole Field began her involvement in obedience and protection sports in 1982, and has been awarded numerous High-Obedience and High-Protection-in-Trial awards for proven achievement in dog training in the areas of obedience and personal protection. She was also honored with a Dog World Award in 1984, presented for exceptional performance in AKC obedience trials.
Carole has also handler/owner trained/titled 14 dogs (7 GSD, 4 DSD, 3 PRT) to 168 titles (6 conformation and 162 performance) acknowledging their competition achievements during AKC Obedience, Schutzhund, K9 Pro Sports, French Ring Sport, Barn Hunt and the UKC venues of Conformation, Obedience, Agility, Rally Obedience, Dog Sport, Nosework, Terrier Racing, Dock Jumping, Lure Coursing and Precision Coursing. Her dogs have garnered numerous High-Obedience, High-Protection and High-in-Trial awards, a Reserve Best in SHOW in conformation and two of her dogs have each earned three National Championships in UAD Dock Jumping (in 2014 and 2016).
Carole's dogs have also been awarded first place at the following canine protection tournaments throughout the Midwest:
The Dog Sports Open (multiple times) The K9 Summerslam Mr. K9’s Ladies Only Invitational Sun Dog Street Dog Trial (multiple times) Sun Dog Pro-Am Trial Windy City K9 Personal Protection Dog Trial Midwest 4-Thought “Street Wise” Civil Protection Dog Tournament (where she was the first woman handler to win this prestigious trial, and one of only two competitors during the show's 25 year history which began in 1986 to win twice with two different dogs!)
Other Qualifications Include:
Carole Field is qualified as either a Master Trainer or Professional Trainer according to the guidelines of the following organizations:
The National Dog Trainers Association The National Association of Dog Obedience Instructors The Society of North American Dog Trainers The Association of Pet Dog Trainers The International Association for Dog Behavior and Training The Certification Council for Pet Dog Trainers The International Association of Canine Professionals
Ms. Field is also a nationally published freelance writer and photographer, and has been a Professional Member of the Dog Writers Association of America since 1994.
These accomplishments are important because they insure you the BEST for YOUR DOGS and YOUR NEEDS.
Judging the 2006 Dog Sports Open
The Credentials of Judge Carole Field: 1984-1984DOG WORLD AWARD The Dog World Award is received only by a rare few individuals. It is awarded for superior scores in obedience in 3 consecutive AKC Obedience Trials.
1985-2005FOUNDER & DIRECTOR OF TRAINING Ruff N’ Stuff Dog Obedience (private and group all breed obedience training and behavior modification) in Chicago, Illinois.
1985-1989ALL BREED OBEDIENCE INSTRUCTOR River Forest Dog Training Group (Advanced Obedience and Personal Protection Dog Club) in Chicago, Illinois
1989-1990BOARD OF DIRECTORS & INSTRUCTOR K9 Obedience Group (Advanced Obedience and Personal Protection Dog Club) of Chicago, Illinois 1989-1993BOARD OF DIRECTORS & INSTRUCTOR Westside Dog Training Club, Inc (AKC competitive obedience Training Club) of Chicago, Illinois
1994-1994DIRECTOR OF TRAINING Westside Dog Training Club, Inc (AKC competitive obedience Training Club) of Chicago, Illinois
1990-2005FOUNDER & DIRECTOR OF TRAINING K9 Working Companions, Inc (Advanced Obedience and Personal Protection Dog Club) of Chicago, Illinois
2006-presentBOARD OF DIRECTORS Capital City Dog Sport Association (Competition Dog Training Club, UKC Dog Events (MI-115DS,TR,NW,SD) French Ring Sport (NARA) and Schutzhund (LV/DVG America IGP) club of St. Johns, Michigan
Capital City Dog Sport Association is one of the oldest, well respected and most versatile competition dog training clubs in the country, offering competition level protection training since 1979, and is unparalleled by any other club in the United States fordepth of experience in organized dog sport (French Ring, Campagne, UKC Dog Sport, IGP/SchH/IPO, PPDA-Personal Protection Dogs of America, NAPD-National Association of Protection Dogs, K9PS-K9 Pro Sports, UKC Terrier Racing, UKC Nosework, UKC Shed Hunting and UAD Dock Jumping.)
2006-present UKC PERFORMANCE JUDGE - UNITED KENNEL CLUB DOG SPORTS UKC Judge #6689 licensed to judge all UKC Dog Sport Obedience, Protection and Police Dog titles 2009-present UKC PERFORMANCE JUDGE - UNITED KENNEL CLUB TERRIER RACING UKC Judge #6689 licensed to judge all UKC Terrier Racing Trials
2012-present CO-FOUNDING MEMBER and BOARD OF DIRECTORS Dutch Shepherd Dog Club of America (UKC Club #USA-123 CON NA) of St. Johns, Michigan
UKC Provisional NATIONAL BREED CLUB for the DUTCH SHEPHERD organized to promote responsibility and good sportsmanship in the breeding, training and exhibition of Dutch Shepherd Dogs in the United States under the breed standard established and approved by the United Kennel Club in 1995. (The UKC is the kennel club of registry for the Dutch Shepherd Dog in the United States; they are not eligible for AKC registration)
2012-present UKC SENIOR PERFORMANCE JUDGE - UNITED KENNEL CLUB TERRIER RACING UKC Judge #6689 Terrier Race License achieves "Senior Status" to judge all UKC Terrier Racing Trials and to accept and instruct apprentices in the Terrier Race Judging program.
2014UNITED NOSEWORK ASSOCIATION JUDGE
Licensed as United Nosework Association Hide Official (Judge #H0038.) This Nosework sport showcases the dog's amazing sense of smell and their inherent desire to hunt.
2014-present UKC PERFORMANCE JUDGE - UNITED KENNEL CLUB NOSEWORK UKC Judge #6689 licensed to judge UKC Nosework Trials
2016-present UKC PERFORMANCE JUDGE - UNITED KENNEL CLUB SPOT EVALUATOR UKC Judge #6689 licensed to judge UKC Socialized Pet Obedience Testing
Judge Field now offers her 40 years of experience to help you achieve your goals!
In order to achieve success at any advanced level of off leash obedience, or to expect a dog to risk its life to save yours, a bond of mutual love and respect must exist between the dog and owner. To insure this, we encourage using positive, praising methods in a balanced training program.