Cindy Hill

I have been involved in dog training since 1980 when I began as an assistant instructor for the Lutherville/Timonium Recreation Council under Bill Hood.  I then became the Training Director at Falls Road Animal Hospital in 1985 and remained in that position until 2011.  I am Certified by the American Kennel Club as a Canine Good Citizen evaluator and am certified to evaluate for CGC, CGC Advanced and Star Puppy Programs.  I have been involved in dog sports for many years.  I have shown in conformation, obedience and agility.  I have titled dogs in obedience through the level of utility.  I am currently showing in agility in AKC and USDAA in the masters level.  In the past I bred and showed Shetland Sheepdogs and in 1991 switched to Miniature Red Poodles.  I currently breed and show Poodles.  I am a member of the National Association of Dog Obedience Instructors.  I attend seminars and workshops to keep current on the latest training methods.  I teach with a balanced approach always stressing positive reinforcement.

I am currently showing my poodle, Kahlua , in agility and will be starting her in Rally Obedience.  We recently showed at the Westminster Kennel Club first Masters Agility Championship.  I have a young poodle, Moxie, who is training for obedience and agility and will be showing soon.