Trainer: Elise Claridge
Elise has 13+ years military experience in both domestic and abroad operations and tasks. She's spent most if her career working as a Medical Technician, devoted to medical care and delivery to soldiers in the Canadian Armed Forces. Elise retired from the Canadian Armed Forces in 2018 and immediately started her new career with the Barrie Police Service. She was also part of her local volunteer fire and rescue team and an active volunteer in her community. Her passion for canine work began while on deployment in Afghanistan where she was able to learn and observe the dogs in their various roles while in a theatre of operation. On her days off, she volunteers as a Helper at the Saugeen IGP/IPO Club holding a front half certification, and takes part in numerous competitions and seminars throughout the year in many vocations including law enforcement, military and private contract applications. She owes all her knowledge and experience to her fantastic mentors and colleagues that have built and shaped her methods.
Trainer: Calli Hug