Blue Max Dog is owned by Carol Ahearn. Carol is an APDT certified dog trainer and an ITC graduate with experience in a variety of environments from private lessons to large classroom settings and workshops. She is an AKC CGC Evaluator and is a member of the behavior department at the Center for Shelter Dogs in Boston where she is involved in dog evaluations, behavior modification programs, and special adoptions. To stay current with the latest methods and findings in dog training, Carol participates in many dog behavior related seminars and courses. See information about upcoming group classes »

Over twenty years ago, Carol started as a conformation handler, showing her Fox Terrier ‘Otto’. She owned a few herding dogs with great agility inclinations and currently has four dogs as part of her family:

  • Mia, a mini Dachshund with great nosework skills,
  • Bella, a mini Dachshund with an extensive catalog of tricks,
  • T, a Labrador Retriever adopted from ARL Dedham, and
  • Aja, a Belgian Tervuren that loves agility, enjoys rally, and endures obedience and tracking.

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"From the beginning, Carol's knowledge, experience and demeanor won us over and we trusted her and her words were gospel! She has been right on target with everything! We owe everything to Carol and I have since recommended her to many of my friends. Her insight and expertise as well as her manner are always professional and top notch. She is a wonderful person to have in your and your pet's life."

- Maddy K. and Family and Maxie