Partners Working Dog Team
consists of professional dog trainers with backgrounds in behavior, vet techs, business, Law Enforcement and the Military.
Many of our staff are former clients, that loved the school and felt a desire to join us. Who better than to understand a clients needs, that a former client! All share a love for learning and for dogs, and are dedicated to training!
Would you like to join our team?
Are you a retired Military K-9 Handler?





Leighton Oosthuisen
(Training Director)

As Training Director of Partners Working Dogs, Leighton boasts 25 years of military and law enforcement canine training experience. A former law enforcement officer, military explosive detector canine instructor and Captain of Search and Rescue, Leighton specialized in patrol, explosive and narcotic detection and canine handler instruction. He worked sea, mountain, air and fire rescues. Leighton over sees all Partners Working Dog training, selection of dogs, staff and all instruction.
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