Your Trainers

Kathy, Nelly and Rosie at Island Dog Academy

Kathy Walker

Head Trainer

Your trainer for Perfomance Dogs.  Kathy teachs all levels of Agility,  Puppy foundation training, Canine Good Citizen, therapy dog training and behavior consulting.   Kathy also specializes in Stock Dog Training and Dog Wrangling for Photo and Films.

  • American Kennel Club Herding Trial Judge
  • American Herding Breed Association Trial Judge
  • Certified STAR Puppy Trainer
  • Canine Good Citizen Evaluator
  •  Veterinary Assistant
  • Animal Control Officer
  • 20 Years of Dog Training and Trialing
  • Veterinarian Reccomended
  • Member of Association of Pet Dog Trainers

 Corrine Brown and Ty at ASCA trial Groveland Florida

" From my very first dog, through all the years I have been blessed with uncondional love and support from my dogs.  My dogs have enriched my life and helped  teach me compassion and patience.   My dogs make me a better person.  I can not imagine not having at least one dog in my life"

Corinne Brown

 Obedience Trainer

Corinne Brown is Island Dog Academy's Obedience Trainer.  She has trained dogs professionally since 1980.  She started out teaching dog training for the Miami Obedience Club and South Dade Kennel Club.  She has continued to help people train their dogs in group classes and the in the home enviroment to present day.  Corrine has trained and competed in various venues such as ASCA (Australian Shepherd Club of America) and AKC ( American Kennel Club) in basic fieldwork, tracking, conformation, obedience, sheep herding and rally.

  • Certified AKC STAR Puppy Trainer

  • AKC Canine Good Citizen Evaluator

  • 30+ Years of Professional Dog Training and Trialing

  • Member of following Dog Clubs...

  • South Florida Schutzhund Club

  • Miami Obedience Club

  • South Dade Kennel Club

  • South Florida Weimaraner Club

  • Weimaraner Club of America

  • Australian Shepherd Club Of America

  • United States Australian Shepherd Association

  • Central Florida Herding Club

  • Veterinarian Recomended