Keshet Kennels/Rescue offers a place for entrepreneurs in the canine industry to run their business.  Our associates gain opportunities to increase revenue through access to our facilities and client referrals. To learn more about becoming an associate, please contact us by e-mail at

Laurie Ackland, CPDT-KA

Professional Dog Trainer, Positive Training Solutions

Jane Madigan

Behaviour Consultant and Force Free Trainer

Genevieve Le Jeune

Master Trainer and Canine Behaviour Specialist

Fumie Watanabe, CPDT-KA

Force-Free & Science-Based Trainer & Behaviour Consultant

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Auxiliary and Complimentary Associates:


ElderDog Canada Inc. is a national, registered Charitable Organization dedicated to ageing people, ageing dogs, and the important connection they enjoy. We support older adults in the care and well-being of their canine companion.


Wags & Walks is a dog walking service for the rural east and south areas of Ottawa.  Founder, Chelsie Degrace, also works as a Dog Care Specialist at Keshet Kennels/Rescue

Paws with a Cause is a dog walking, cat care and pet taxi service available evenings and weekends for busy pet owners who need help after normal hours. 50% of the revenue profits international animal rescues where there are no animal welfare laws, and big issues with stray dogs and the dog meat trade in Asia. Founder, Marie Charlebois, also volunteers as a Dog Care Specialist at Keshet Kennels/Rescue

SafePet Ottawa is dedicated to assisting women in leaving abusive partners by providing temporary housing and care for their pets. If you are a victim of domestic violence and need to keep your companion animal(s) safe when you exit, visit the SafePet homepage. 

Street Wise Canine is a business offering Ottawa dog walking and Ottawa dog training. Owner, Cher Wood, has over 10 years of hands on experience with canines of all shapes and sizes, with a specialty in rehabilitating aggressive canines.

Owner, Nancy-Lynn Stoller, IACP, is a Professional Dog Trainer/ Canine Behavior Consultant. Every 2 weeks people are also welcome to join her in pack walks to help dogs be more relaxed and comfortable being part of a group.