Highland Canine: Professional Dog Training Solutions

Our Team of Expert Dog Trainers

Experts and Industry Leaders You Can Count On

Highland Canine Training, LLC boasts an expansive team of expert dog trainers and dedicated specialists with a tremendous amount of relevant, hands-on experience.  Many of our staff have considerable years of various experience in law enforcement and military operations.   Our experience and commitment to customer service has made us a leader in the industry.

Erin Purgason

Erin Purgason

Owner

Erin Purgason is the founder of Highland Canine Training, LLC, a diverse dog training and industry leading, canine education business. 

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Jason Purgason

President

Jason Purgason is the President of Highland Canine Training, LLC and has over twenty-five years of experience in working with dogs and their owners.

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Brandi Wallwork

Brandi Wallwork

Director of Service Dog Programs

In 2010, Brandi traveled from the west coast to pursue her dream of becoming a dog trainer. Her passion for understanding and training dogs was…

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Greg Vaughn

Instructor, Canine Education Programs

Originally from Brooklyn, New York Greg brings a wealth of knowledge to our School for Dog Trainers. Greg attended SUNY Rockland and …..

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Deb Livingood

Deb Livingood

Director of Business Development

As a retired Naval Officer and Director of Training/Operations for both national and international companies, she brings extensive leadership and…

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Sharon Rollings

Sharon Rollings

Business Office Manager

Sharon joined our team in 2017 and has been an essential part of our daily business office procedures. With her extensive background of 25+ years….

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Shana Parsnow

Shana Parsnow

Trainer

Shana began her career with animals at a national retail pet chain and later continued working as a veterinary assistant at a local animal hospital. 

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Carlos Hernandez

Carlos Hernandez

Service Dog Coordinator

Carlos is a veteran of working with people to create a better life with their dogs.  He is a native of Puerto Rico and spent most of his life in San Juan….. 

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Amber Seibsen

Amber Siebsen

Trainer

Amber grew up around dogs and animals and has always had a passion for training dogs.  She attended our 24-week Master Dog Trainer Program at…

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Abby Trogdon

Trainer

A North Carolina native, Abby’s passion for dogs and helping people make her an important member of our Service Dog team.

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