Our Team

Jon Springer

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Jon’s earliest memories include the family Boxers. During his early teen years, Jon and his mom would take their pedigreed Boxer Lisa to confirmation dog shows where she won a best-in-show, became a champion, and Jon was coached by Lisa’s professional handler as an accomplished Junior Handler.

Jon went on to earn his bachelor’s degree in Leadership, an MBA certificate, is a certified Senior Professional in Human Resources and has managed numerous businesses in remodeling, business consulting, real estate, and organic products. He moved to Montana in 1987 where he and his wife Lynda raised / are raising their four children and their two dogs, Buddy and Polo. Jon looks forward to working with you to customize a plan to best meet the needs of you and your pet(s)!


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Jesse Adams
Field Ops & Training


Jesse was raised in Bozeman, Montana. We were impressed by Jesse’s background and friendliness. He is an active Sergeant in the Army National Guard since 2009 and has served in Iraq as a leader in an Infantry Platoon. Jesse loves history and recieved his Bachelor of Arts from Montana State University in 2016. In the Fall of 2016 Jesse successfully completed the requirements as a Advanced Perfect Start™ Certified Trainer. He is frequently complimented by clients for his friendly and easy going demeanor. Outside of work, Jesse adores his wife, 3 dogs along with bodybuilding and movies.

Courtney Horning
 Store Assistant / Trainer


Courtney is a recent graduate of Montana State University. She graduated with her Bachelor’s degree in Animal Science with her previously obtained degree in Psychology. In addition to her educational experience with animals, she has extensive experience from her years of work as a veterinary technician in Memphis, TN. She has always had a passion for animals, and has made it her life’s goal to have a career working with animals. She is in the process of completing her certification of dog obedience and puppy training through the Canine Training Academy. Eventually she will hold her very own puppy and obedience training group classes and private sessions through the shop beginning around the start of 2018. Outside of work Courtney enjoys spending time with her new husband and their family pets.

Katy Helgeson
Dog Trainer

Katy Helgeson

Katy was trained as a Canine Education Instructor with Petco where she organized and taught a variety of dog training courses. She works with her two Siberian Huskies daily to tryout new commands and fine-tune her training techniques. Katy is in the process of becoming a certified trainer with the CCPDT.


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Lennon Elizabeth
Shop Dog


Lennon is Courtney’s dog that she rescued while working at one of the veterinary clinics in Memphis, TN. Lennon is a 9 year-old corgi/jack russell terrier mix that loves to play in the shop and greet all the customers.