Rachel Charnley Co-Owner
Growing up, Rachel could always be found playing outside with the family dog. She later decided to make a career out of working with dogs and became a certified trainer through Petco. She then went on to become a Certified Master Dog Trainer through the National K-9 Learning Center. She is also a certified groomer through Penn Foster. Rachel is a Professional Member of the International Association of Canine Professionals (IACP) and a certified AKC Canine Good Citizen Evaluator.
For the past seven years, Rachel has worked with a wide variety of breeds and temperaments. Her experience includes behavior modification, basic and advanced obedience, competition obedience, scent detection and tracking, IPO and service dog training.
She currently owns a German Shepherd, named Darwin, which she competes with in IPO. Darwin has received his CGC, BH and Rally Novice title.
David Schwab Co-Owner
David’s passion for animals, especially dogs, began at an early age. From childhood to adult, he has always been surrounded by our fury friends. After graduating from High School, David attended West Virginia University where he graduated with a major in Business Management and a minor in Communications. David has always contemplated the path of the entrepreneur. When the K9 Pinnacle opportunity was presented to David, he knew his dream was about to become a reality.
Like most people right out of college, pursuing your ultimate dream job is usually few and far between. After graduation, David was hired by Sherwin-Williams and soon became Branch Manager. During his time there, David was one of the most successful business managers on the East Coast where he routinely finished first in his district for customer service. He was one of a few Managers invited to participate in a special training program designed to prepare individuals for future executive positions. Although he enjoyed his success and time in retail, he knew deep down it was time to pursue his ultimate dream.
With David’s communication skills, business acumen and love of dogs partnered with Rachel’s accomplishments as a dog trainer and groomer sets the stage for a one of a kind dog training, grooming, and boarding experience.