Erin Purgason, BS, CPDT-KA, owner
Erin is the owner of Highland Canine Training, LLC and has been a sworn law enforcement officer since 2002. She directs our obedience and behavior modification training programs and also assists with the training of dogs for police patrol, detection and search and rescue. Erin also oversees our Assistance Dogs for Autism Program and assists with training dogs and working with their new families. Erin has worked with animals in clinical settings since 1995 and has owned and worked with dogs all her life. Erin also handles a scent discrimination tracking bloodhound for K-9 Search and Rescue. Erin is a member of the Association of Professional Dog Trainers APDT# 74668 and a certified American Kennel Club Canine Good Citizen evaluator.
Build A Better Dog and Triad Performance Supplement would like to honor Erin for her tremendous dedication to the whole working dog industry and in particular for her generosity and energy for the whole canine world.