Credentials and Accomplishments
Here you will find just a small portion of the certificates and accomplishments Carrie has received
Carrie is a highly respected and renowned dog trainer with extensive experience and notable credentials including:
- Contracted Obedience Training the Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms (ATF) Special Response Team’s canines
- Certified Hearing Service Dog Instructor
- Owner of her own Animal Agency which has trained several dogs appearing in commercials and movies
- Creator and Owner of the highly acclaimed documentary Dogs to Diapers
- Active Competitor and trainer in such dog sports as: French Ring, Mondio Ring* and IPO (formally known as Schutzund)…Earning Tiles with her dog Ajax in: French Ring2, Mondio Ring 2, Mondio Ring 3, and IPO3
- High Obedience Title 2009 with her dog Ajax in the American Working Dog Federation Trials
- Training Ajax Ot Vitosha’s son (Genghis Khan Bonds) for the USMRA World Team in Battice, Belgium. Genghis currently is a 3x Mondio Ring 3.
- Successful rehabilitation of many aggressive dogs, returning them as great companions and family members.
- View Carrie’s Certificates and Awards and competition videos
Throughout the past 2.5 years, Carrie Silva has assisted the federal government in the selection and training of their Special Response Team (SRT) canines. Ms. Silva has conducted foundation obedience and protection training with six (6) SRT canines, to include the latest canine in August, 2010. The outstanding foundation training of these dogs by Ms. Silva has allowed the handler and canine to move more rapidly into tactical canine training, and thus increasing their potential for success during high-risk operations.
Special Response Team, ATF National Academy