Meet Their Keepers

We’re not even going to try and deny it. Our dogs are well kept! CDCI Canine Finders live with their Canine Keepers as loving family members.

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Laura Holder, CPDT-KA, CNWI

Executive Director

Canine Keeper for Ernie & Betty White

  • Certified Nose Work Instructor® (NACSW)

  • Certified Professional Dog Trainer—Knowledge Assessed (CCPDT)

  • Graduate, Living and Learning with Animals (LLA)

  • Co-founder, Force Free Trainers of Wisconsin (FFTW)

  • Member, National Association of Canine Scent Work® (NACSW)

There is nothing more fulfilling than sharing your heart, home, and job with a dog. The incredible talents of our four-legged co-woofers amazes me every single day.

Morgan Charpentier,  IAABC-ADT
Canine Keeper for Jesse

  • Accredited Dog Trainer (IAABC)

  • Certified Fear Free Trainer (Fear Free Pets)

Working with dogs to preserve our natural resources? There is no greater privilege than that. It is the most thrilling way to give back

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Clairess Frederick

Canine Keeper for Alva & Harriet

  • Certified Canine Massage Therapist

I'm honored to do this work. It's not only helping to save the planet we love, it puts a spark in my dogs' steps and strengthens our bond every day.

Josephine Lock
Canine Keeper for Willow & Holly

  • SAR-TECH II Handler

  • Graduate, Living and Learning with Animals (LLA)

The moment I discovered that working with the dog I love was possible, I never looked back!

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Heather Mongiat, CPDT-KA
Canine Keeper for Bronty

  • Certified Professional Dog Trainer—Knowledge Assessed (CCPDT)

  • Certified Fear Free Trainer (Fear Free Pets)

  • Member, Superiorland Pet Partners Therapy Dogs

Being able to connect with and preserve the planet alongside my best friend is a dream come true. It's truly the best of both worlds!

Photos courtesy of Lindsay Hayward, Jo Lock, Morgan Charpentier, Heather Mongiat