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Chris McLeod and The Canine Ranch Team of Trainers have been recognized and featured in many Media venues, received many training awards, and been featuredon TV and Internet segments.   Below are a few of the major accomplishments and media clips for our team...

2016 and 2015 Best of Kudzu Winners for Pet Boarding Services 

Therapy Dog Success - Trainer and High School Student work towards Therapy Dog succces at The Canine Ranch.

AKC Family Dog Publication - November 2016.  Agility and Dock Trainer Babette Delaune and her dog Minx are photographed in a feature on Dock Diving

Purina Pro Plan Performance Team - In September, 2015,  Chris performs a few teaser tricks during a TV interview for KTVI, Fox2 in St. Louis for the Great Forest Park Balloon Race.

Around Town Canton - April, 2013, The Canine Ranch receives Best Trainer award for the second year in a row.

CBS Atlanta - In November, 2012, two of The Canine Ranch staff get "burgled" for CBS Atlanta's Jeff Chirico to test if the family dog will bark, bite, or make a new best friend...

CBS Atlanta - The online print version of the "burglar" story...

Furever Brite Commercial - In November of 2011, one of Katy's dogs, Remedy, was featured in this Glow in the Dark Dog Collar.    This video of the actor on the leather couch was shot at The Canine Ranch!

Victoria Stilwell (Ranch) - In August of 2012, Victoria Stilwell visits the Ranch to create a segment on "American Dog".

Victoria Stilwell (Sheep Herding) -  This is the same visit, with a segment entirely dedicated to Sheep Herding.

The A-List - In October of 2011, The A-List visits The Canine Ranch for a segment on their Atlanta-based TV show.

Purina Incredible Dog Team - In September, 2011, Chris McLeod performed at the Great Forrest Park Balloon Race in St. Louis, MO.   This photo was picked up on Yahoo's Home Page in Malaysia for 24 hours.

Purina Incredible Dog Challenge - In October, 2011, the same photo of Chris and Deja Vu was used to advertise the Purina Incredible Dog Challenge.

Wall Street Journal  - In May of 2010, The Wall Street Journal visited The Canine Ranch to do a segment on empty nesters and their new "children".   This is the reporter interviewing our Sheep Herder, Brian Cash.

Wall Street Journal - here is the online version of the actual article that made the front page.

Purina Incredible Dog Challenge - In July of 2009, Chris judged the Purina Incredible Dog Challenge in Indianapolis, IN and here is a video clip of her and Dante interviewed by the local media.

The Late Show with David Letterman - In 2009, Chris, Dante and Colby travel to New York City to perform on The Late Show with David Letterman, to help promote the Purina Incredible Dog Challenge.

Cherokee Ledger - In 2009, a local TV paper interviewed Chris and featured her in a front page story about her upcoming trip to the Letterman Show.

Purina Incredible Dog Team - In August of 2008, Chris did a benefit for her hometown in Yankton, South Dakota to help raise funds for a fence for the new dog park being built.

Purina Incredible Dog Team - In August of 2007, Chris and Dante make the front page of the Toledo Blade.   Here's an online version of the same article...

Purina Incredible Dog Team - In March of 2007, Chris and Dante were photographed at the SouthEast Wildlife Exposition as part of the Purina Incredible Dog Team.   The photo was reused for this more recent article as well...