CONSERVATION DETECTOR DOGS
Specializing in Wildlife Surveys
This page was last updated: November 14, 2009
MEET OUR TRAINERS
Taking a New Methodology From Idea
To Repeatable Performance
Barbara has been training dogs for over 40 years. In 1975, she joined the Army where she handled and trained patrol and narcotic dogs. Upon her return to civilian life, she was recruited to start a canine program for the Washington State Department of Corrections. Barbara is the Department’s Canine Program Manager and full time canine trainer specializing in narcotic dogs.
Steve has 20 years experience training and handling patrol, narcotic and explosives dogs for the Pierce County Sheriff’s Department. He served as his department’s Master Trainer for over 11 years. Steve recently spent time in Iraq training handlers and explosive detection dogs for their police force.
Together -- Barbara and Steve
bring over 50 years of experience
training law enforcement detector dogs to
PACKLEADER Detector Dogs and have been
training conservation detection dogs since 1997.
Barbara Davenport & Steve Weigley
PACKLEADER DOG TRAINING
Where performance dogs are the rule ... not the exception..
Barbara Davenport and Bruiser
International Wolf Recovery Conference
2005 - Colorado Springs, CO
Barbara Davenport and CJ
Obedience Exercise - Handler Training
PackLeader Farm, Gig Harbor, WA
Steve Weigley With Simon
Grasslands National Park