Marilyn Snyder, Moose and Hemi – photo© Emily’s Photography

Marilyn Snyder (owner/instructor) knew from a very young age that animals would somehow be a part of her future. Living her dream, K-9 Kollege has been providing quality and affordable training services to the Springfield and surrounding area since 1986. Earning a B. S. in Education, Marilyn chose teaching dogs & owners in lieu of the traditional classroom. Marilyn’s energetic delivery makes her classes fun & interesting.  She has enjoyed competing and instructing dog agility since 1994, earning the coveted AKC Master Agility Champion(MACH) title & USDAA Agility Dog Champion (ADCH) title in 2004 with her Australian Shepherd, Roper (1997-2009) and CPE C-ATCH with Hemi & CPE C-ATCH5 with Joker. Joker was also the 2022 CPE 16″Level 5 Standard Agility Champion. Marilyn also enjoys Dock Diving, Barn Hunt, Musical Freestyle & Scent Work with her dogs. She shares her life with her Husband Tad, 3 dogs (Hemi,Joker & Boz) . Marilyn instructs the Puppy Plus, Beginning Obedience, Advanced Obedience, Reactive Dog, Agility and Dog Trick Classes. As a fifth generation Springfielder, Marilyn is committed to her community.  A 1986 Leadership Academy graduate, Marilyn earned the 1991 Leader of the Year award because of her involvement within the Springfield area.  She thanks her husband & family for their love and support.