James Brammer and his wife, Deanna, love working with the Crockett Doodles’ pups to teach them to master basic commands, walk well on a leash, ask to go outside, and otherwise learn to become responsible members of your family. When not working with pups, James is on the business school faculty of a local university and Deanna is assembling delicious creations for her baking business. James loves using whatever time is left getting his hands dirty growing things in the garden with both flowers and vegetables. When they have time off, James and Deanna love traveling and discovering the world.
A dental hygienist by profession, Lou Ann is also an experienced gardener and enjoys working in her urban farm along with her chickens, rabbit, and cat. Her beloved dog, Murphy, is an AKC-certified Good Citizen and a trained therapy companion who brings joy at a local nursing home. She loves working in nature, sharing her gifts with those who want to learn and spending time with her three grandchildren.
Tiffany’s family serves as a Transition Home for Crockett Doodles and she has excellent experience with loving and training young puppies. She is excited to discover each puppy’s unique personality, observe how they interact with people, and see how quickly they can learn. During her free time, Tiffany loves reading, playing volleyball and spending time with her family.
Valerie and her husband, Tom, enjoy teaching puppies to master basic commands and helping them become responsible members of your family. They have three children who are in middle school and high school who also participate in the training process. When not training puppies, Valerie is involved in her local homeschool cooperative and manages a small Etsy business. Tom works from home and enjoys disc golf and spending time in his garden. In their spare time, they love going to the beach and visiting extended family.
Holly says she’s been fascinated by dog behavior for more than forty years and has the bookshelf to prove it! Her lifelong love of dogs led to her breeding farm collies for several years to be farm helpers and companions. She still has three that help her occasionally with their family’s sheep and goats on their own small farm. Holly truly loves getting puppies ready for their forever homes!
Shari holds a degree in Elementary Education and has been homeschooling her five children since 2007. Before that, she taught second grade at a private school and still loves to be in a classroom setting. Her favorite things to do are to be with her family, hike, and travel. To add to the craziness at home, Shari and her husband Drew also have three dogs: Kaycee, a German Shepherd, Princess, a Bulldog mix, and Chip, a Border Collie.
Jen is a wife and mom of three amazing children ages 4-10. She taught school for nine years and then “retired” to raise a family. She enjoys cooking, gardening, being involved at her church, and spending time with family. They have two dogs, Violet, an Italian Greyhound, and Clover, a medium sized mixed breed and also a large cat named Bentley. Jen has always loved all animals, especially dogs. She was involved in 4-H dog shows as a youth and had many pet sitting jobs. She’s owned or worked with dogs for 30+ years. Jen has a passion for helping people and animals. Jen says there are so many dogs in shelters because of behavior issues and believes having a well-trained dog is essential for everyone’s happiness. Jen says she feels so privileged to be able to help families start their puppies with a foundation of basic skills to put them on the road to success!
Sue is excited about training puppies in her home before they join their forever homes. She finds interacting with and training pups very rewarding. Sue enjoys gardening, bike riding and knitting and is mom to three grown daughters and two sons-in-law. Sue is also Nana to four adorable grandchildren, and dog-mom to her sweet cockapoo, Lucy.
Rachel grew up with dogs and has been working with them for most of her life and she’s loved every minute of it! When she was sixteen she began working in a dog daycare, and then moved on to training where she focused on training dogs of all breeds and ages. When she’s not busy training, she enjoys playing volleyball, hiking, photography, and drawing. Rachel and her husband, Seth, also have a dog of their own, Maisy who is a sweet, playful 4-month old Lab Golden Retriever mix. Maisy is a great role model and all the puppies love having her around!
Kristi is a wife, mother to four sons, and a retired homeschool teacher having just graduated her youngest son in May of this year. Their family has enjoyed raising fur babies for many years which now include a cocker spaniel, a min-pin mix, and two black cats. Their family considers it a joy to work with each puppy and forever home through Crockett Doodles. Consistency is so important when training, and Kristi emphasizes this with clear expectations on basic commands such as come, sit, and stay. Crate training and potty training are also utilized. No longer a homeschool mom, Kristi now stays busy as a full-time housekeeper and part-time grocery deliverer. She also enjoys directing children’s choirs, singing, and spending time with her family, especially at the beach.
Originally from Japan, Debbie is a mother of two and grandmother of three. She loves all things outdoors including her rabbits and chickens. Debbie is a former teacher with years of experience at multiple age-levels. She says her new favorite students are Crockett Doodles. She has a beloved Boxer named Mocha and says that Mocha thinks Debbie rescued her, but in reality Mocha rescued Debbie.
Diane and Elizabeth are a mother/daughter team that loves training puppies to become well-behaved members of their forever families. Diane is the mother of five grown children and is putting all her parenting skills to work in teaching puppies. She enjoys spending time with her family and reading books. Elizabeth is currently attending college studying kinesiology. She loves helping humans as much as puppies. She likes to draw and exercise when she has extra time.
Hannah and her husband both grew up with dogs and loved sharing their lives with them. Hannah has completed the Baxter & Bella Training program and has already successfully trained multiple puppies to be outstanding members of their forever families. Hannah enjoys taking family walks, reading, and working on house projects.
Elizabeth lives on a 12-acre hobby farm with her husband, 4 sons, daughter, dog (Jack Russell/Yorkshire Terrier mix), cat, cow, and rabbits. Originally from Wisconsin, she formally trained horses for Western and dressage riding shows, but now focuses her energies on training dogs. Elizabeth loves being part of the Crockett Doodles team and thoroughly enjoys training puppies for their forever homes.
Rebekah and her husband, Matt, have served as a Transition Home for Crockett Doodles for the past two years. Rebekah has a business degree and currently works as an accountant and events coordinator. They have twin boys who love playing with the puppies in their home helping acclimate puppies to small hands. Rebekah grew up with animals and thoroughly enjoys training puppies before they join their forever homes.
Janie is a life-long dog lover. As a youngster, she joined a local 4-H club where one of the projects offered was a dog training course. She trained her dad’s Brittany Spaniel and completed the course. Not long after that she was allowed to get her own dog, Tuffy, a Cocker Spaniel. Tuffy was a registered AKC Cocker Spaniel and in addition to the 4-H training, she also joined The Kansas City Dog Training Club in MO. She took Tuffy through all the training offered there and went on to earn the Companion Dog Title through AKC obedience trials as well as a first place award. Over the years, she has continued to train dogs who have been a part of her family and now enjoys training pups for other families.
Victoria had several dogs growing up and enjoyed training them all. She also serves as a Transition Home for Crockett Doodles. Victoria recently completed the Baxter & Bella training program and loves training puppies to be ready for their forever homes. Victoria and husband and their daughter love playing at the park together. Her daughter loves playing with the puppies and helps acclimate the puppies to little hands.