TRAINERS

Champion Wisconsin dog trainer.

Deb Sommerfeldt, Owner / Dog Trainer
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Deb has been training, showing and competing with dogs since 1983.  With titles in AKC and UKC obedience and agility, she continues to pursue additional titles in these competition sports with multiple dogs as well as achieving and pursuing AKC titles in rally, obedience and breed competition.  Her main breeds are flatcoated retrievers and miniature poodles which has given her experience in training multiple, different sized dogs.  She is also a state 4-H judge and has certified several therapy dogs.  Active in dog 4-H for over 20 years, she enjoys educating youth such as 4-H, Girl and Boy Scouts with dog training demonstrations in her facility.  In her spare time, she is a kindergarten teacher in the Wausau School District and has a master’s degree in teaching.  Based on positive techniques, she strives to teach both skills and understanding dog behavior so that each person and their canine companion can train successfully.

Clay

Clay Stebbins, Dog Trainer

Clay has been training and competing with dogs since 1985, and remains active in competition. His poodles have achieved five AKC utility dog titles, four UKC utility dog titles and two UKC champion titles in obedience. After the introduction of agility in the mid 1990’s he added agility to his training and competing repertoire, and has achieved eight master championships in AKC on two different dogs. He also has several UKC agility championships on three different dogs. Clay holds an MS degree from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and has many years of experience teaching in the public schools. In total, Clay and his kids have achieved 105 titles over a period of 29 years. 

Recent Titles:

Maplecreek’s Torquay Tory added the U-UD title in August 2013

Maplecreek’s Rippin’ and Terin added the U-CDX in November 2013.