Our Trainers

Get to know a little about our trainers.

Ram Reizel

Ram is the owner and head trainer at RR Professional Dog Training & Boarding. Ram completed the Dog Trainer Course from the Animal Behavior College in 2007 and the extensive Master Dog Trainer Course at the Tom Rose School, where he studied Obedience, Agility, Schutzhund, Fieldwork, Tracking, Search & Rescue, and Scent work. He opened his first dog training facility in New York in 2009, where he coached many clients to titles in Obedience and Agility. He has achieved his own titles with multiple dogs, including Companion Dog, Companion Dog Excellent, and Junior Hunter. In 2011, Ram and his wife, Daniela, moved to Minnesota and opened the Carlton training facility and kennel. In 2016 they added the new facility in Sturgeon Lake and Carlton, MN. Ram oversees all of the training at RR and is extremely knowledgeable about canine aggression and fear issues. Ram and Daniela live with three dogs, Jim Reizel CD JH, Chewy, and Huck CDX.

Anthony Chapman

Tony graduated with honors from the Dog Trainer program of Animal Behavior College in 2013, the same year he joined Team RR. He also attended veterinary technician school in 2010. Tony’s friendly disposition, positive attitude, and training skills make him invaluable to our program. He teaches all levels of classes and especially enjoys Fieldwork. Tony has two dogs, Eclipse and Saganaga. Tony and his Black Lab Sag are working towards being the best hunting team around.

Jess Burnham

Jess retired from the United States Air Force and joined Team RR in 2013. Jess teaches all levels of classes, but is especially fond of Search & Rescue/Tracking and Scent work. Jess’s calm, self-assured demeanor and his years of training experience make him an absolute asset to our training program. Jess has a rescue dog, Beignet, who has earned her CGC and excels at Search & Rescue/Tracking and is his demonstration dog when we do speaking engagements. Along with Beignet, he has a new pup, Chouquette, who is working hard to be as accomplished as her big sister.

Kim Forsythe

Kim grew up on a farm surrounded by animals spening her youth training and showing horses. Her hobby switched to dogs over 15 years ago, and she has trained in obedience, agility, rally, nosework, and therapy dogs earning titles on 7 different dogs. She “early-retired” from the corporate world in 2014, became a certified canine sports massage therapist, joining team RR in September 2016 as a trainer. Kim is currently owned by four awesome rescue dogs. Sara is a 15 year old golden retriever who has earned numerous titles in agility, obedience and rally. Angie is a 12 year old yellow lab who has earned obedience titles and is a certified therapy dog who enjoys visiting nursing homes and hospice patients. Lucy is a 7 year old silver lab recently discovered the joy of dog agility. Faith is a 4 year old golden/lab/aussie/husky mix who was born blind. She has not let her disability stop her. Faith loves nosework and is a certified therapy dog who enjoys visiting kids in schools, colleges and camps.


Trish recently separated from the Coast Guard to join team RR and live her dream as a trainer. Her love for working with dogs began 8 years ago when she began working with her Border Collie Abby. Along with Abby Trish has 5 other dogs a cat and a frog. She especially enjoys working with rescue dogs and has been known to bring in a foster from time to time.

For boarding and training dial 218-384-1888. Your best friend deserves the best!

R & R Pro Dog Training & Boarding is located in Carlton and Sturgeon Lake.


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