•Meg has been the Animal Control Officer for the Town of Chatham since 1993.
•She was also a member of the Massachusetts Canine Response Team from 1994-2005.
•Assisted with the training of many wilderness, air scenting, re-find, bark alert dogs, Cadaver Dogs, Collapsed Structure Dogs and Tracking Dogs.
•Has extensive experience with obedience and show handling, including as a participant/handler.
•Graduated from Springfield College in 1999.
•Is a member of the National Association of Search and Rescue.
•Has completed courses including Managing the Lost Person Incident; Introduction to Search and Rescue; Fundamentals of Search and Rescue and SAR Tech Level.
K-9 OFFICER JERRE D. AUSTIN
•Master Trainer at Azzi International Services for Dogs, a 1200 acre training facility located in Mt. Gilead, OH. www.azziinternational.com
•Internationally recognized leader in all genres of canine training.
•Over 27 years of domestic and foreign expertise as a canine handler and trainer, canine competition judge, expert witness, consultant to state and government agencies, and a Working Dog Team evaluator.
•Trained nearly 2000 dog teams throughout the world; all meet or surpass the standards of NNDDA, USPCA, LETS and NPCA.
•Training includes Schutzhund, Explosive Detective Dogs, Narcotic Detection Dogs, and Crowd Control Dogs.