Crystal Cockroft is the founder and a trainer at Canine Hope for Diabetics. She comes to us with wide variety of skills and background in dog training. Crystal started her work with animals at a local Humane Society. She then spent five years in the Coast Guard doing maritime law enforcement. Crystal then went onto K-9 Search and Rescue and has worked in Human Remains Detection, Area Search, Trailing, and currently works a Type 1 FEMA certified Disaster dog. Crystal is able to use her experience in K-9 scent and transfer that into Diabetic Alert work.
Johanna Reynolds is from Riverside, California and has been a type 1 diabetic since the age of seven years old. She is our Treasurer and heads up our real time diabetic scent training program. Johanna is also a great asset to all our families within our program. She understands the trials and tribulations of type 1 and enjoys helping people through her own experiences as a diabetic with her own special Diabetic Alert Dog and partner Porcha.
Tracy Tennison lives in Riverside, California and has been competing with dogs since 1994. Tracy runs Citrus Hill Canine Center and specializes in competitive AKC events such as Agility, Rally, Obedience, and Hunt Tests. Tracy has a Bachelors degree in sports medicine. Tracy has been instrumental in providing exceptional obedience skills to the dogs within our program. Tracy also shares her wonderful 3000 square foot indoor facility with our families and dogs in our training program. Recently she has assisted in adding confidence building to our service dogs through the use of Agility and Rally.