Meet the FALCO TEAM
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Gina Brunick, Owner/ Head Trainer

I opened Falco Dog Training OC in July 2016, after working for Falco K9 Academy for several years. I am a certified Falco K9 Academy Trainer/Behaviorist, Evaluator for the Good Citizen Certification, Therapy Dog Evaluator with Therapy Pets Unlimited, and a member of IACP. I've also taken countless hours of CEU from Nationally known trainers. My studies with these trainers has changed the way I work with understanding dogs but most importantly understanding human psychology and its relation to our K9 companions.

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                        Zack Devore: Lead Trainer 

Zack started with Falco DTOC in Dec 2018.  Zack has attended several workshops facilitated by very well known International trainers. Zack has earned his certificate in "The Art of Attention" from Duke Ferguson and a certification in "Training without Conflict" by International known Ivan Balabanov.

 

Zack's skill set is puppy development and enrichment, working line dog breeds, Group class Instruction, Basic - Advanced Obedience., E-collar foundation, and much more.

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                    Gabi Schwainger - Lead Trainer 

            Certified in Emotional Behavioral K9 Therapy

 Originally from Germany, a Corporate job brought me to the US in 2002. Some 14 years later, I left that behind and fell in love with dog rescue and training. Gabi partcipated in Falco's Mentorship Program taught by Master Instructor Aldo Cecchi an earned her certificate as a “Certified Emotion Focused K9 Therapist”. Soon after Gabi was hired as an assistant trainer with Falco Dog Training Orange County working with dog and their humans in the group classes, board & train program as well as private sessions.

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Laura - Office Manager

Laura started her career in New York City in the Promotion Dept of Family Circle Magazine where she worked assisting the Public Relations Director with organizing the Family Circle Tennis Cup Tournament.  She also worked as an Editorial Assistant for several copywriters at Family Circle.  When she moved to California in the late 70's, she joined a National Advertising Agency as a Sales Manager and Senior Copywriter and advanced to Director of Client Services and Sales.  We are so pleased she joined us, after her retirement in 2017,  to manage the office at Falco. She was very active with dog rescues for a number of years and is happy to be a part of the Falco team of professionals dedicated to the Falco motto of "Save A Dog, Train yours."   We appreciate her expertise, organizational skills and professional client service skills. 

Falco Dog Training does not breed discriminate, we rehabilitate all behaviors! Where many training facilities might turn you away, we accept all! German Shepherd Training , Mixed Breed Training, Pitbull Training, puppy training, Saint Bernard training, Great Dane Training, and much more