The following groups and individuals were instrumental in helping to create this training.

Financial Support Provided by:

Dog Protection Task Force:

Randa MacMillian DVM; Sheriff Dennis Spruell

Jenn Barg, MS, ACAAB, CDBC; Supervisor Janee' Boswell; Casey Cassinis, Esq.; Gail Clark, Ph.D; Sheriff Chad Day; Rhea Dodd, DVM; Jennifer Edwards, Esq,; Suzanne Hetts, Ph.D.,CAAB, CVJ; Brittany Moore; Sheriff Randy Peck; Chief Mike Phibbs; Sheriff Grayson Robinson; Director Joe Stafford; Apryl Steele, DVM; Detective Bruce Vaughan; Lindsey Wood, MA, CTC, KPA-CTP, ACAAB

Jan Shellhammer

Senator David Balmer

Educational Contributions:

  • Application and hosting by eMersive Systems. Application development team: Quinn Buchanan, Colton Hoerner, Theron McCollough, Vedad Dedajic, and Sean King
  • Reporter Kevin Torres; Denver 9NEWS
  • Boulder Police Animal Control including Supervisor Janee Boswell, Officer Jonathan Kidd, and Officer Taylor Barnes for their wonderful support and willingness to film instructional videos.
  • Suzanne Hetts, Ph.D.,CAAB, CVJ, Animal Behavior Associates, for the contribution to the instructional video and voiceover.
  • Boulder Police Officer Matt Smyth for his participation and Boulder Police Chief Greg Testa for his support allowing staff, vehicles, and manpower for this project.
  • Dick Alweis, Colorado Film School
  • Videographers Curtis DeVore and Gabriel Cox

Contributors to additional video content and photographs:

  • ACT Animal Care Training Programs
  • Captain Jeff Christner, Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA
  • Eric Higgenbotham, News Photographer; WHIO News Center 7
  • Nampa Idaho Police Department