Deb & Bob Walker

Deb Walker has owned & trained her own dogs since high-school age and runs K9-Behavior Company of Roseburg, Oregon.


Deb holds the following credentials & affiliations:

  • Certified Professional Dog Trainer – Knowledge Assessed (CPDT-KA) through the Certification Council for Professional Dog Trainers


  • Counseling Certificate from the San Francisco SPCA Academy of Dog Trainers (2002)


  • Professional Member of the Association of Professional Dog Trainers (APDT)


  • OSSA Certified K-9 SAR Handler in Wilderness Air Scent, Wilderness Trailing, Cadaver and Water Recovery 1995 - 2008 


 Deb uses positive reinforcement reward-based training methods

so you build and maintain close bonds with your dog.


In 2018 Deb launched a new Puppy Class offering

for early socialization opportunities for puppies and thier owners.

Deb Walker is a retired CPA and lives with her husband, Bob and dogs ‘Roger’ & ‘Dotty’, a poodle & poodle mix, both rescues, one a Certified Demo Service Dog, the other a great little truffle hunter.  Deb formed K9-Behavior Company in the Portland, Oregon area in 2000 and moved to Douglas County Oregon in 2009.

Bob Walker is a retired Firefighter from the Portland, Oregon Fire Bureau.  Bob served in Hazmat, Dive Recovery, Confined Space Rescue, Trench Rescue, High-Angle Rope Rescue and was the designated 'Critter-Getter' when animals needed to be rescued.  He served as safety officer for 20 years and finished the last 4 years of his career training new fire department recruits.


Bob holds the following credentials & affiliations:

  • Operations Manager of Tucker's Oregon Truffles LLC, a company that produces naturally infused truffle products from dog-harvested Oregon truffles.

Link to ETSY Tucker's Truffle Oil Shop

  • OSSA Certified SAR Personnel Certificate 1995 to 2008

Deb & Bob & Their Dogs Over the Years

About the Founders of K9-Behavior Company, Deb & Bob Walker | Oregon | Dog Training | Roseburg & Douglas County | Truffle Training | Puppy Training1