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Alumni


We’re pleased to provide this handy way to find our graduates whose websites link to us. If you’re a Bergin University graduate and would like to be listed here, please send an email to info@berginu.edu.

Graduate Profiles
What do graduates of BUCS actually go on to do? And how is their success related to their experiences as students at Bergin University? We seek to shed some light on those questions in our Graduate Profiles.

We’re very proud of the accomplishments of our graduates. Their hard work has resulted in some truly remarkable outcomes, and we hope you find as much inspiration in their ventures as we do.

Alumni Highlights

Grace Van Dyke
Training Coordinator, Prison Pet Partnership Program
Web: http://www.prisonpetpartnership.org

Grace Van Dyke was hired by the state of Washington’s Prison Pet Partnership shortly after her graduation in 2007 from the University’s Associate Degree Program. “Hurricane Katrina prodded me to search for a new path in life,” writes Grace of the destruction of her hometown. “This led me to pursue an Associate of Science Degree in Assistance Dog Education at [Bergin University of Canine Studies] in Santa Rosa, California.”

She is family now – and like family, we revel in her success. Hired as the Training Coordinator for the Prison Pet Partnership Program, Grace’s contribution there is diverse in keeping with her multiple talents – from organizing to touching the lives of everyone associated with the program.

GRADUATES:

American Poodles At Work (APAW)
(Jillian Gartner) Completion of Assistance Dog Education Coursework Bergin University 2007
(Sharon Grant) Associate of Science-ADE Bergin University 2009
PO Box 1933
Warren, MA 01083
(413)436-0601
E-Mail: info@americanpoodlesatwork.org
Web:www.AmericanPoodlesAtWork.org

Anchorage Animal Care and Control
(Kathleen Broome) Service Dog Training Seminar Certificate Bergin University 2005
4711 Elmore Road
Anchorage, AK 99507
Web:animal care & control

Anderson Acres Canine Guest Ranch
(Wink Grelis) Associate of Science-ADE Bergin University 2002
Hunter Lane
Santa Rosa, California
E-Mail:info@andersonacres.com
Web:www.andersonacres.com

Autism Service Dogs of America
(Pris Taylor) Service Dog Training Seminar Certificate Bergin University 2001
4248 Galewood Street
Lake Oswego, OR 97035
E-Mail: info@autismservicedogsofamerica.com
Web: autismservicedogsofamerica.com

Bay Correctional Facility
(Sharon Gavin) Service Dog Training Seminar Certificate Bergin University 1999
5400 Bayline Drive
Panama City, FL 32404
Web: www.cca.com

Brigadoon Youth and Service Dog Programs
(Denise CoStanten) Service Dog Training Seminar Certificate Bergin University 2004
(Hannah Knapp) Associate of Science-ADE Bergin University 2010
4759 Mission Road
Bellingham, WA 98226
Phone: 360-733-5388
E-Mail: info@brigadoondogs.org
Web: brigadoondogs.org

Cali Pals Dog Training
(Tricia Saldivar) Associate of Science, Bergin University 2009
331 Sueno Dr., Santa Rosa, CA 95148
Web: www.calipals.com
Email: calipals@yahoo.com

Eyes Ears Nose and Paws
(Deb Cunningham) Associate of Science-ADE Bergin University 2008
209 Lloyd St., Suite 320
Carrboro, NC 27510
Phone: (919) 926-0457
E-Mail: info@eenp.org
Web: www.eenp.org

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Golden Opportunity Assistance Dogs
(Donna Frezell) Associate of Science-ADE Bergin University 2007
1413 Helena Montague Ave.
London, ON N6K 1Z3
Canada
Phone: 519-670-1809
E-Mail: info@GOADogs.ca
Web: www.GOADogs.ca

Halo Dog Training
(Dawn Hagan) Associate of Science: Assistance Dog Education, Bergin University, 2012
Phone: (510) 342-9364
Email: HaloDogTraining@gmail.com
Web: www.HaloDogTraining.com

Gaia's Dogs
PTSD Service Dog Placement
Phone: (510) 342-5432
www.GaiasDogs.com

Hawaii Canines for Independence
(Mo Maurer) Master of Science, Bergin University 2011
Physical Address: 675 Kealaloa Ave, Makawao, HI 96768
Mailing Address: PO Box 1803, Makawao, HI 96768
Phone: (808) 298-0167
E-Mail: mo@HawaiiCanines.com
Web: http://assistancedogshawaii.org/

The Joys of Living Assistance Dogs
(Joy St. Peter) Service Dog Training Seminar Certificate Bergin University 2004
PO Box 21804
Keizer, OR 97303
Phone: 503-551-4572
E-Mail: joy@joydogs.org
Web: www.joydogs.org

New Hope Assistance Dogs Inc. (NHAD)
(Amy Bennett) Completion of Assistance Dog Education Coursework Bergin University 2001
3 Scott Run Road Warren, Pa. 16365
Office Phone (814) 726-1620
E-Mail: newhopedogs@yahoo.com
Web: www.newhopedogs.org

Paws and Effect, Inc.
(Dave Moore) Service Dog Training Seminar Certificate Bergin University 2002
Phone: 260. 417.1825
FAX: 208 975 9481
E-Mail: Dave@pawsandeffect.org
Web: www.pawsandeffect.org

Paws and Think, Inc.
(Gayle Hutchens) Service Dog Training Seminar Certificate Bergin University 2001
8206 Dean Rd.
Indianapolis, IN 46240
Phone: 317-614-0062
E-Mail: info@pawsandthink.org
Web: www.pawsandthink.org

Pawsitive Perspectives Assistance Dogs (PawPADs)
(Linda Ball, Director) Associate of Science-ADE Bergin University 2006
8239 150th St. W
Savage, MN 55378
Phone: (952) 226-2063
E-Mail: info@PawPADs.org
Web: www.PawPADs.org

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Power Paws Assistance Dogs
(Cindy Abels) Completion of Assistance Dog Education Coursework Bergin University 2002
(Meg Flynn) Service Dog Training Seminar Certificate Bergin University 2006
(Shoshanna Abels) Service Dog Training Seminar Certificate, Bergin University, 1999
(Sarah Kiefer) Service Dog Training Seminar Certificate, Bergin University, 2010
P.O. Box 1163
Scottsdale, AZ 85252
Phone: 480-945-0754
Fax: 480-945-0525
E-Mail: AZPowerPaws@aol.com
Web: www.azpowerpaws.org

Retrieving Independence
(Karen Langer) Associate of Science-ADE Bergin University 2006
900 Carter Hollow Rd.
Linden, Tennessee 37096
Phone: 931-589-3838
E-Mail: info@retrievingindependence.org
Web: www.retrievingindependence.org

Thousand Hills Pet Resort
(Monika Jud) Associate of Science-ADE Bergin University 2003
173 Buckley Road
San Luis Obispo, CA 93401
Phone: 805-596-0112
E-Mail: thpr@thousandhillspetresort.com
Web: www.thousandhillspetresort.com/thpr/Home.html

Triple M Assistance Dogs
Rev. Cindy Morgan, Director/Head Trainer) Associate of Science: Assistance Dog Education, Bergin University 2012
Phone: (218) 732-4483
Address: P.O. Box 905, Park Rapids, MM 56470
Email: triplemassistancedogs@gmail.com
Web site:www.triplemassistancedogs.com

West Coast Assistance Teams Society
(Ryan Hill) Service Dog Training Seminar Certificate Bergin University 1998
#1905 4425 Halifax Street
Burnaby, BC V5C 6P2
Canada
Phone/Fax: 604.293.1211
E-Mail: teams@telus.net
Web: www.westcoastteams.com

Wilderwood Service Dogs
(Tiffany Denyer, President) Service Dog Training Seminar Certificate Bergin University 2005
Maryville, TN 37803
865-660-0095
E-Mail: wilderwood@charter.net
Web: www.wilderwood.org

Canine Guardians Assistance Dogs
(Rochelle Heskett) Service Dog Training Seminar Certificate Bergin University 2012
2300 Arthur Street
Napa, CA 94559
707-363-0773
email: info@canineguardians.org
web: www.canineguardians.org

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