Canine Connection llc Cleveland Tn

About Our Credentials
Debbie Triplett

Fema Canine Search Specialist – Certified in Live Find & Recovery

Fema prepared and Certified.  Knowledge that puts Canine Connection above the local competition for Understanding dogs and principals of training dogs.  I am here to help you and your dog.  Here’s why I can help you and your dog become a fabulous team:

Canine Good Citizen (CGC) Evaluator  for American Kennel Club ( AKC)

  • My expertise in understanding Canine behavior, helps me to help you and your canine partner (BFF)
  • CGC
  • CGCA
  • CGCU
  • TKN
  • TKI 
  • TKA
  • TKP
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.

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.