The CCC Staff and Pack

Our Staff

At Country Canine Care, it’s important that we have only the best staff.

Carrie Lumsden – CTB.ccs IPDTA-CDT

Positive leadership breeds beautiful bonds.

Carrie Lumsden is a Canadian Certified Professional Dog Trainer recognized through the International Professional Dog Trainer Association, Canine Behaviour Therapist, Dognition Trainer and Assessor and a Mentor Trainer with Canine Correspondence Studies. She has a well-rounded background & over 15 years of experience working in animal shelters, training facilities, animal control, animal rescues, the BCSPCA and veterinary offices.

She is dedicated to the humane training of dogs through the understanding of how they learn. Carrie utilizes force-free, science-based training, that encourages dogs to want to do what we want them to do creating well adjusted and reliable dogs. The training methods used are based on cutting edge research and are scientifically proven to be the most effective training method without the use of force, physical interventions or harsh punishments.

All classes focus on teaching you how dogs learn and will provide powerful information that will help you accomplish your goals with your canine companion. Carrie works with dogs and their guardians to eliminate unwanted behavior such as dog aggression, aggression towards people, fearfulness, possessiveness, separation anxiety and phobias to enhance the quality of life for both her human and canine clients.

You can contact Carrie at, Facebook, or (250) 792-KIND (5463).

Our Pack

Our pack are like staff, they assist in making guest dogs feel welcome.

Roxy is a female black lab cross adopted during a rescue situation of her and her litter mates. Roxy will be 10 in Spring of 2018.

Balou is a bluetick coon hound cross adopted from Dogwood Rescue where he was saved from a high incident kill shelter in California. Balou was surrendered in California and then placed in three foster situations here in Canada before we adopted him. Balou was estimated at 4 years of age at the time of adoption in May 2016.

Bay is a black female pure bred English lab from Erlastyn Kennels in Salmon Arm, BC. Bay was born on Feb 21 2017. Bay herself is not registered but she comes from long lines of registered dogs on both her sire and dams side. She was bred by Shalah Nelson of K9 Instinct Adventures.