Colleen Bush

Colleen has been bringing her four legged family members to River Valley Veterinary Service since she moved to Prior Lake in 2006. She has always enjoyed training her own dogs and is excited to have the opportunity to help others train their dogs too. She is a member of the Association of Pet Dog Trainers and is currently working towards completing her dog training certification through the Certification Council for Professional Dog Trainers. Colleen is a board member and an agility instructor at Blooming Obedience Training Club. She enjoys training and competing with dogs in agility, obedience, rally, tracking and lure coursing. Her other hobbies include reading, crafts and golf. Colleen and her husband Ron live in Prior Lake along with their Beagle named Lily and their Labrador named Pearl.

Tiana Schmidt

Hi! My name is Tiana. I have been at River Valley Veterinary Service since 1995 starting as a Kennel Attendant and now I am a part time Technician Assistant. I also have a passion for dog obedience and have become a Certified Obedience Instructor, which I really enjoy. I working on my degree to become a Certified Veterinary Technician. I have a Labrador Retriever named Marley, a German Shepherd named Silus and an Australian Shepherd named Rayne. I am very interested in fish and aquarium maintenance and have two aquariums at home. Outside of work I enjoy spending time with family and friends, scuba diving, fishing and other outdoor activities including training my dogs in obedience and agility.

Dan Lively

Dan has been a Dog School Instructor at River Valley since 1995. He has been training dogs in agility and obedience since 1988. When he is not teaching dogs and their people, he practices law in the Twin Cities.Dan’s out going personality and vast dog knowledge make him a very popular instructor!  His family includes wife, Margaret, kids, Cait, Claire, & Mac, dogs Lefty and Joe. Dan’s hobbies are dogs, golf, and kids!!!

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