Cleveland Tennessee

Canine Connection

Dog Boarding, Training and Grooming


Canine Connection Believes

Sharing Life with a Well Mannered Dog is Always better for Them & Us

What we do

Our Services


All Breed Training and Temperament Testing (CGC) | Private or Public Classes |  Canine Good Citizen Testing Class


Debbie Triplett – Fema Canine Search Specialist – Certified in Live Find & Recovery

Board & Train

Board & Train – Fur Kid remains with us for Education – Goes home trained.

Grooming and Papered Pets

Our grooming page is currently under construction. Thank you for your patience and please check back with us soon.

What Drives Us

Our Mission

Our mission is to share education and knowledge to ensure our customers receive the greatest level of boarding and training services available for canines.

Get Involved

Many times throughout the year canine connection llc of cleveland Tn will have events and community projects… If you may be interested in helping with these projects let us know.

Upcoming Events

Feb 2nd - Group Class Saturday

Group class Saturday. Beginners/puppies 11-12:00. Advanced 12-1:00
We will practice CGC and Trick Dog skills and discuss a Fit Paws Seminar. Bring beds, treats and plan for a fun day!

Jan 26 - Group class Saturday

Group class Saturday‼️
Bring your super dogs, beds and their favorite treats. Doughnuts and coffee for humans! We will discuss and focus primarily on upcoming CGC, Farm Dog, Trick Dog and Rally titles! Fun, fun, fun!


Sharing Life with a Well Mannered Dog is Always better for Them & Us

Board & Train

Board & Train – Fur Kid remains with us for Education – Goes home trained


All Breed Training and Temperament Testing (CGC)


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Melissa Morgan Ph.D. is an Associate Professor in the Department of Animal & Food Sciences at the University of Kentucky.  At the University, she is the Director of the Food Systems Innovation Center (FSIC) and Director of Undergraduate Studies in Food Science. Melissa’s research interests include pre- and post-harvest food safety and quality control. In recent years this worked has evolved to included activities to prevent, prepare for, respond to, and recover from non-routine emergencies resulting from intentional and non-intentional contamination affecting food products. Melissa’s teaching program includes traditional classes in Food Microbiology, Food Sanitation, Foodborne Pathogens, and Veterinary Medical Terminology (online), in addition to a robust program in undergraduate student research and internships.

Melissa has been involved in working and training scent detecting dogs for over 20 years. She is a K9 Deputy with the Grant County Sheriff’s Department,  Chief of the Kentucky Search Dog Association, and K9 manager for Ohio Task Force 1 a FEMA Urban Search and Rescue team.  Melissa has been involved with over 375 incidents as either a dog handler, team leader or operations officer, her K9s are certified through FEMA, North American Police Work Dog Association (NAPWDA), American Police Canine Association (APCA) and Kentucky Emergency Management (KYEM) in disaster, air-scent, trailing, and cadaver. In addition, Melissa is an evaluator for KYEM, FEMA Disaster – HRD and a Master Trainer for APCA.