Derek O’Rourke

Margaret Trudrung

Co-Director of Training

Margaret has been involved in the canine industry from a young age, dedicating her life to the training and understanding of working dogs.  A background in competitive dog sports has provided her an opportunity to learn and develop skills under the tutelage of a diverse group of industry leaders.  During her career, Margaret has successfully competed and titled dogs in multiple venues, including the American Kennel Club, IPO, and the United States Dog Agility Association. Margaret has held Senior Trainer positions at world-renowned training facilities and is respected for her knowledge and innovative training techniques; specifically related to the detection of body worn explosives. As a lead Vapor Wake Trainer Margaret oversaw the selection, training, certification and instruction of 2,500 plus dog teams. Margaret has trained and instructed courses in a wide array of government, law enforcement, science and  commercial working dog programs.