Marla Stickel- Started training dogs in 1994 when she entered her local 4-H dog club.  In 2000 she joined a search and rescue (SAR), she trained SAR dogs for 9 years certifying 4 dogs in air scenting.  At this time Marla was also active with the DELTA Society certifying 1 cat and 2 dogs for visits at hospitals.  2002 she graduated from Michigan School of K9 cosmetology and has been working as a groomer ever since.   2006 she started working for a local vet where she groomed and became a vet assistant.  2007 attended Purdue's Dogs Behavior Course.  2008 she found her passion when she visited her first Schutzhund club she is still active competing.  Marla is active in shining a positive light on PitBulls, all working dogs and kid dog safety.  .  

Marla Stickel