Idaho K-9 Academy Director
Coby offers basic behavioral training, group dog training and specialized service dog training for Veterans and individuals with disabilities. He has quite a pack of his own at home with three dogs and two cats, all rescues. Coby has loved and owned dogs since the day he was born. He has spent the last 2 years learning dog behavior and received his Master Dog Trainer Certification from Highland Canine Training, LLC. Coby has a natural gift for training dogs and is a huge asset to SRAS in helping to keep animals in their homes. He has devoted his life to rescue and is determined to save as many lives as he possibly can!
Front-end Manager/Lead Cat Technician
Candice is a native of Idaho Falls, Idaho and is a true cat lover! She owns three cats of her own and first emerged in the animal care field working in a veterinary office for 9 years. She then leaped into the animal rescue world serving a local humane society for 7 years before she came to SRAS. She is intuitive to the needs of the cats in our care and does a phenomenal job thinking up creative ways to promote our feline friends to help them get placed in new loving homes. Candice is a huge asset to SRAS and keeps the kitty’s in the shelter healthy and happy.
My name is Michelle Allen. I was raised a Navy brat, then married into the Army, so I moved around a lot over the years before settling in Idaho in late 2014. I have two beautiful daughters, Crystal and Makenzie, and seven furry, 4-legged kids. I am a recent graduate of CEI with my AAS in Marketing & Management.
Although my address, the state I lived in, and even the country I lived in has varied greatly throughout my life, one thing that has never changed is my intense love for animals. My parents were responsible breeders when I was growing up, but my brother and I both became suckers for the strays and unwanted. Helping scared, lonely fur babies to trust people again and find them a wonderful furever home makes my heart smile. This is my mission in life, and I won’t stop until they all have loving homes!
Originally from Wisconsin, Molly grew up with a strong fascination for the natural world and all the critters that live in it! This led her to achieve a Bachelor’s degree in Wildlife Ecology and continually gain experience with a wide variety of different animals. From animal rehabilitation centers, to zoo and aquarium environments, Molly has gained over 6 years of professional work experience in the animal field, and has discovered a new passion for helping the community as a trainer with the Idaho K9 Academy. Through skills attained in animal care settings, educational positions, and training with mostly exotic animals, she is able to offer a fresh perspective when it comes to training dogs.