Dennis Randolph

Dennis Randolph

Director, Canine Operations

Dennis is a retired US Army Military Police Dog Handler. He was involved in mutiple high level  security programs for high profile events, including providing security for the President of the United States and other heads of state. He and his dog conducted operations in North America, Southeast Asia, and the Middle East. These experiences developed a comprehensive background in program development, coaching, and team building.

Since leaving the Army, Dennis has wanted to help Veterans. VMF combines his passion for helping Veterans along with dog training. He looks forward to seeing the positive impact of Service Dogs on the lives of Veterans.

Terri Hill

Terri Hill

Trainer

Terri believes every dog is an individual, so each training approach needs to be tailored to the personality and needs of each dog. She has been trained in both major approaches to dog training: classical conditioning and operant conditioning. This gives her the skills and tools needed to customize her approach to your dog.

She has a reputation for powerful connection skills with dogs and for helping owners enjoy their dogs with confidence and competence. Her goal is to help you maintain an open line of communication with your dog so it becomes a treasured member of your family.

  • Master Trainer Course Graduate of National K-9 School for Dog Trainers in Columbus, Ohio (one of the top schools in the country)
  • Attended Michael Ellis School for Dog Trainer
  • Complete courses in basic and advanced obedience, puppy development, e-collar, protection work
  • Certified in canine first aid by the American Red Cross
  • Member of the International Association of Canine Professionals
  • Member of the National K9 Dog Trainers Association
  • AKC Canine Good Citizen evaluator
  • Balanced Trainer
  • Tyler Muto Seminar “Dogmanship Through Feel”
  • Completed Andrew Ramsey “Nose Work” Instructor course
  • Completed Robin Macfarlane E-Cademy remote collar school
  • Retired paramedic and ER nurse
Pete Hill

Pete Hill

Trainer

Pete had the privilege of attending  the Michael Ellis School for Dog Trainers in Fairfield, California, as well as completing an intense program at the world-renowned Martin Deeley’s International School for Dog Trainers in Orlando, Fl.  Attending both of these schools has allowed Pete to diversify his approach to dog training.  This diversity allows him to individualize each training approach to each dog.  Michael Ellis is one of the driving forces in reward base training.  Martin Deeley is a world renowned trainer, author and founder of E-Touch.

  • Completed the Martin Deeley’s International School for Dog Trainers
  • Attended Michael Ellis School for Dog Trainers
  • Completed courses in basic obedience, advanced obedience, puppy development, e collar and protection work
  • Competed and titled several dogs in various events
  • AKC Canine Good Citizen evaluator
  • Member of the International Association of canine Professional
  • Balanced Trainer
  • Tyler Muto Seminar “Dogmanship Through Feel”
  • Completed Andrew Ramsey “Nose Work” Instructor course
  • Professional firefighter