About Us

Kadence K9 - Professional Canine Training

Kadence K9 classes take place on 35 acres of farmland in Northern British Columbia. We’re conveniently located 15 minutes east of Smithers and 5 minutes east of Telkwa and 25 minutes west of Houston.   We offer you and your canine obedience, tracking and service/therapy dog training.  In addition, we offer on site and in home behavioural consultations.

Our goal is to provide a rich learning environment and ongoing support for handlers and their canine companions.

Certifications & Expertise

About the Owner

Cheryl Mcrae

Owner / Head Trainer

Cheryl McRae has over 30 years experience working with dogs in a variety of professional capacities.   Along with her background in Dog Sports, Obedience, Tracking and Behaviour Modification, Cheryl has successfully owned and operated both Kadence K9 and Dog Digs for over 10 years, handling thousands of dogs annually.   In addition to this, she is a Certified Veterinary Assistant and former Dog Control Officer.

Cheryl would like to share her years of hands-on experience to provide owners with the insight, and the tools, to create the companion they desire. 

Cheryl also owns and operates Dog Digs Canine Boarding – be sure to check out her full-service dog boarding facility.