About Dog Town
Whether you need your dog to be trained or are looking for professional
day care, you can turn to
Dog Town with complete confidence. Our owners have a passion for dogs and the professional
qualifications you desire.
Jon Cain: Owner / Head Trainer
- Jon has been doing K9 Search and Rescue since 1998. Beginning with Rocky
Mountain Rescue Dogs, he was certified in Wilderness, Tracking, Water,
- For the last 15 years, Jon has also been a Canine Search Specialist with
UT-TF1 as part of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). He was
deployed to Mississippi after Hurricane Katrina and Oso, Washington in
April 2014 after the mudslide.
- Jon was also an Army Contractor deployed in Afghanistan as a K9 handler/trainer
for 9 months from 2010 to 2011. As a handler, one of Jon's responsibilities
was to manage the dog kennels.
- Beginning in 1998, Jon has trained and certified with three Search and
Rescue K9's and one Human Remains Detection K9.
Theresa Cain: Owner / Trainer
- Theresa has been assisting Jon for the past 17 years in training his search dogs.
- In 2011, Theresa attended the "Sit Means Sit School" for remote
collar training in Las Vegas. She handled this training in Salt Lake City
while Jon was in Afghanistan.
- Theresa handles the administrative side of the kennel as well as doing
continuing training with our clients.
Jon and Theresa have two active Search K9's, Daisy and Preacher; a
certified drug detection K9, Rocky; Mojo, a star obedience K9; and have
recently added Halo to their pack.
Cherefawn Chang, Trainer
Lee Culley, Trainer
Tucker Reid, Trainer
Tucker served 4 years in the U.S. Army, Airborne Infantry. After receiving
3 months of training at Vohne Liche Kennels (an internationally recognized
Military K9 Training Facility), Tucker was deployed to Afghanistan where
he and his K9 "Lion" spent 8 months searching for IED's
and protecting troops from unexpected explosives. Tucker was able to come
home to Utah safely in 2014 and K9 Lion is on his third tour of duty.
Tucker's dog handling skills are top notch and he is a great asset
to the DogTown staff.
We are proficient dog handlers!
Not only do Jon and Theresa have a deep love for dogs, their staff, personal
and professional experiences, and training have made them proficient dog
handlers. Whether you want your dog to be more obedient or need to go
away on a trip and need boarding services, Jon and Theresa's Dog Town
is a place you can feel 100% comfortable turning to for help.
For more information,
contact Dog Town
today at 801-561-5937!