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DogHaven is owned and operated by Karl and Deborah Knowles CPDT PDT ABT. We are certified, veterinarian recommended pet dog trainers. DogHaven has been serving Charlotte and the surrounding communities since 1999, assisting people with basic training, behavioral issues and agility fun.  All of our methodologies are based on creating a positive relationship with your dog. We are a family owned business committed to providing top quality services to meet all of your canine needs. Our primary goal is to make living with your dog easier and more enjoyable.


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Deborah is a certified mentor trainer for Animal Behavior College (ABC) and Canine Trainers Academy (CATCH). We provide hands on experience for ABC and CATCH students who have completed the Dog Trainer curriculum.

Deborah is also a graduate of the Companion Animal Science Institute with a diploma in Animal Behavioral Technology.  DogHaven is an authorized provider for the  American Red Cross offering pet CPR and First Aid certification. As of 2014, DogHaven is an authorized  evaluator for the Paws4People Therapy Dog Program.