Meet The Team!

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Ashley Jacobson
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Ashley Jacobson

Training Director

Ashley Jacobson is a 10-year Army veteran who spent the majority of her military career at Fort Bragg, NC. After concluding her career in 2019, Ashley decided to make a career of her lifelong passion in Dog Training! 

 

Ashley had volunteered for nearly a decade with local animal rescues and foster programs training adoptable dogs for their future forever homes! She spent much of her free time training rescue dogs as well as her personal dogs!

 

After separating from the military, Ashley decided to become a professional dog trainer by first attending the prestigious Starmark Academy for Professional Dog Trainers. Once she completed the rigorous 12-week Canine Training and Behavior Specialist Certification Program, she decided to start the Airborne K9 Dog Training and Behavior Center!

 

Ashley has dedicated her life to improving the lives of every dog that comes through our doors. She is constantly focused on improving her own dog training education, as well as the eduction of the Airborne K9 Training Department, so that they can pass that knowledge onto our clients!

 

Ashley and her personal dogs have earned countless titles in Obedience, Rally Obedience, Trick Titles, Herding, IGP, Conformation, Dock Diving and others. Her newest endeavor is getting involved in the highly competitive Protection Sports Association.

 

Ashley continues to learn more about all aspects of dog training everyday, attends seminars, classes, and works with some of the most notable trainers in the country to be able to pass on the most effective and proven training to her clients.

 

Ashley earned an Associates Degree in Applied Sciene from Cochise College, a Bachelor's of Arts from the University of Massachusestts, Amherst, and a Master's Degree from the American Military University. 

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Cheire Chapman

Training Assistant

Cheire grew up with dogs her whole life and has always had a passion for dog related activities. 

Cheire adopted a German Shepherd Puppy name Strider with dreams of competing in the prestigious sport of IGP and is currently training towards her first IGP title!

Training a competition working dog takes a team, and Cheire joined Airborne K9's staff for the opportunity to learn as well as help other dog owners in her community!

Cheire and Strider are looking forward to exciting futures participating in other sports as well including Dock Diving, Fast CAT, and Obedience competitions!