120 Carraway Ct.
Palatka, Florida 32177
Call: (386) 325-3378
or (386) 546-7522 (Cell)

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Bob Pierce's Bio
  • U.S. Air Force Sentry Dog Handler/Basic Obedience Instructor 1963-1967
  • President, Greater Hollywood Dog Obedience Club 1969
  • President Cocker Spaniel Club of S. Florida 1970-71
  • AKC Licensed Assistant Dog Handler 1969-1971 
  • Co-Owner Keen Kennels- Ft. Lauderdale Florida 1970 - 1990 ( 100 run facility offering boarding/training/grooming)
  • AKC Licensed Professional Handler 1972-1982
  • First ABKA Certified Kennel Operator in US
  • Helped Develop and implement the ABKA Facilities Accreditation Program
  • Served as National President American Boarding Kennels Association 1980-1985
  • First AKC Licensed dog handler to be permitted to judge at an AKC show 1981
  • Awarded the ABKA Golden Scoop Award 1985
  • Co-Owner Rocking C Ranch Polson, Montana 1990-2000
  • Dog Leader - Johnson County Wyoming 4H 2002-2015
  • Developed implemented the first 4H Therapy Dog Certification Program in US 2013
  • St. Francis Animal Shelter Board of Directors member, Buffalo, WY; 2007-2011
  • AKC Canine Good Citizen Evaluator 2014
  • Co-Owner Canine Companions Dog Training LLC, Palatka, Florida - Present
  • Therapy Dog Evaluator for Therapy Pets Unlimited
  • Writing for Best In Show Daily Magazine
  • Member of Central Wyoming Kennel Club
  • Served on the Association of Professional Dog trainers National Nominating Committee 2015
  • 4H Dog Project Leader Putnam County Florida

Kay Pierce's Background
  • 1966-1989: Breeder exhibitor at AKC shows in both conformation and obedience winning titles in both obedience and conformation at AKC shows
  • 1966-1989: Breeder of more than 10 AKC Champions
  • 1968: Manager Bro-Reed Kennels- a boarding/breeding/grooming facility Ft. Lauderdale, FL
  • 1969: Secretary Greater Hollywood Obedience Club- Assisted with organizing and running Obedience Trials
  • 1969-1972: Instructor for group classes, Greater Hollywood Obedience Club
  • 1969-1989: Assisted husband and other Professional Dog handlers at AKC dog shows
  • 1969-1989: Judged many AKC sanctioned Fun Matches  ( Ft, Lauderdale Kennel Club, Greater Miami Kennel Club, Cocker Spaniel Club of S. Florida, Jacksonville Kennel Club)
  • 1971-1989: Co-owner Keen Kennels, a 100 run Dog/Cat boarding kennel - provided grooming, and individual training for clients
  • 1980: Completed American Boarding Kennels Association Certified Kennel Operator program
  • 1985: Participated as a member of the  American Boarding Kennels Assoc. Voluntary Facilities Accreditation Program Committee
  • Co-Owner Rocking C Ranch, Polson Mt. 1990-2000
  • Dog Leader - Johnson County Wyoming 4H 2002-2015
  • AKC Canine Good Citizen Evaluator 2014
  • Co-Owner Canine Companions Dog Training, Palatka, Florida - Present
  • Member of Central Wyoming Kennel Club
  • 4H Dog Project Leader Putnam County Florida

Other Dog Related Experience/Activities
  • Breeder of #2 rated Parti Cocker Spaniel in US for 1986
  • Co-Owner of one of the top winning Bedlington Terriers in US
  • Trained/Conditioned/Groomed many top winning show dogs
  • Worked with leaders of the Florida Legislature to improve abandoned animal statutes
  • Although not dog related Kay was trained and became a Certified SCUBA Instructor with the National Association of Scuba Diving Schools which stresses education in teaching. Kay also worked for a youth development school in Polson Montana and had intense training working with young people.

120 Carraway Ct., Palatka, Florida 32177
Telephone: (386) 325-3378 or (386) 546-7522 (Cell)