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JASMINE HALDANE: Training Manager

Jasmine has been with Call of the Wild since 2010. She competes in AKC/UKC/Cyno-Sport Obedience and Rally-O, as well as competitive sheep herding with her dogs:

  • Jusdandy Swing RA CGCA TKA and Novice Novice Overall Combined at the Bluegrass Classic Stock Dog Trial in 2021
  • Dan (the baby of the family!)

Jasmine teaches advanced level classes, as well as specialty classes such as Trick Class, Bike with your Dog, Fit with Fido, and more! She runs the ITE program alongside Jennifer and manages the Additional Training (AT) program. 

Jasmine has been handler to several Call of the Wild dogs, earning them titles in Rally-O, and her students have gone on to receive numerous titles in Rally-O as well.

Shawn Peek

SHAWN PEEK, CPDT: Senior Instructor

After graduating from the University of Michigan, Shawn started training animals in 1992 at the Brookfield Zoo's Seven Seas Panorama. She earned graduate credits in marine mammal biology and animal training at the Shedd Aquarium through Western Illinois University, and become a senior trainer at Brookfield. While there, Shawn trained dolphins, seals, sea lions, walrus and marine birds using the principles of positive reinforcement. She also consulted with other zoo departments including elephants, rhinos, big cats and African wild dogs.

Shawn began working at Call of the Wild in 1997 in the day training program, and currently teaches SuperPuppy, Basic Obedience, SuperBasic, Intermediate, Front, Rally and "Wag It! Games." She designed and teaches Front class, and co-designed and teaches "Preparing Your Dog for a Baby". She also teaches private lessons, where she has extensive experience with behavior problem solving and pet obedience. She competes in AKC rally and obedience.


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