About Us

About Absolute K9 Solutions

Absolute K9 Solutions is proud to offer two full time trainers. Chris Vaughn, long time dog trainer and specialist in working dogs, has joined the training team to provide even more services. We are expanding to include police service dog sales, breeding, and training. In addition to detection, tracking, and apprehension training and coaching, Absolute K9 Solutions is available to provide estate security and personal protection dogs and training service. 





  • Raised/trained successful police K9s for Auburn University, Macon County, Indiana Hwy Patrol, East Texas Search & Rescue, White County, TN, Roseburg, Oregon, Illinois
  • Kadami's Saga (GSD)-CD, High German Shepherd in trial (earned when I was 13 years old)
  • Kadami's  Woton (GSD)-BH, AD
  • Kadami's Brigga (GSD)-BH
  • Rheine Maintz Basra-SchH II (High SchH II), BST, Handled to multiple V-1 wins including Canadian National Siegerin (Rott)
  • Hanna-BH (Rott)
  • Electra-BH (Rott)
  • Wito v Haus Neubrand-handled to V rating at Western Regional Sieger Show (working male class) (Rottweiler)
  • Norris vow Schleibruggen, SchH III, High Protection
  • Haio v Hutberg, SchH II, Kkl. 1, handled to V-1 rating (working class males), High tracking (GSD)
  • Banna v Vinzant-BH, SchH I
  • Regulator, BH, SchH I, High Obedience (Rottweiler)
  • Classic Onyx of Tahoma-AD (Giant Schnauzer)
  • Pounder du Domaine du Soleil-BH, IPO I (High Obedience 97 pts., High Protection 96 pts, HIT), CDX,  AWMA Nationals (MAL)
  • O'Kink du Domaine du Soleil-BH, ScHH A (High Obedience, High Protection 99 pts.), Flyball Dog Excellent
  • Filo du Ciel Rouge-SchH III/IPO III X 7, 3rd place PNW Regional Championship, N.
  • American Championship (Gatlinburg, TN), USA Nationals (Reno, NV), '98 FCI IPO World Championship (Meppen, Germany)
  • Lothar du Chenil Victoire-BH, SchH I, SchH II, SchH III, N. American Championship (Lancaster, CA)
  • Degn's Monrad-SchH III, MidEast Regionals, USA Nationals (Birmingham, AL)
  • Drake Von Vinzant-BH (Middle TN Workimg Dog Assoc./Leipers Fork, TN)
  • received "Excellent" ratings in all three phases at all levels (SchH/IPO I, II, and III)
  • titled four different breeds
  • trained/handled for notable kennels/breeders including:  Loups du Soleil Malinois,
  • Zabava Borzoi (#1 Borzoi breeder in the US), Classic Giants, K9 Estates, Bullinger Shepherds

Speaker for workshops for the following:

  • Willamette Valley SchH Club (Portland, Oregon)-Puppy and Young Dog Development Workshop
  • Vancouver Island Dog Sport Club (Vancouver Island, Canada)-Training Workshop 2002 & 2012
  • No Leash Needed professional trainer seminar/workshop 2012 (St. Louis, MO)
  • Nanaimo Kennel Club
  • Albuquerque Working Dog Club
  • Independent Ringers South/K. Thingvall
  • Fresh Canine (Nashville, TN)
  • Guest Speaker for Biology/Animal Behavior at Lipscomb University (Nashville, TN)

Sponsored Demonstrations:

  • Dog Days Festival (Mount Vernon, Washington)
  • Centennial Dog Days (Nashville, TN) for Petco
  • Centennial Dog Days (Nashville, TN) for Greymont Academy
  • Bow Wow Brunch for Petco (Sheraton Hotel)

Training Director for:

  • PNW Region for United SchH Clubs of America (WA, OR, MT, WY, AK)
  • Evergreen Working Rottweiler Klub (WA)
  • Alliance Schutzhund Klub (WA)
  • Greymont Academy (Fairview, TN)-commercial dog kennel
  • MidSouth Working K9 Association (Spring Hill, TN) present

Attended seminars with:

  • Janice Gunn (Vancouver, BC)
  • Michael Ellis (California)
  • Dean Calderon (Oklahoma)
  • Roland Seibel (Germany)
  • Bart Bellon ('02 & '11) (Belgium)
  • Knut Fuchs (Germany)
  • Lutger Vortkamp (Germany)
  • Jack Smith (Washington)
  • Ivan Balabanov (Florida)
  • Wolfgang Gross (BC, Canada)


  • Founding member of the American Working Malinois Association
  • delegate to the American Working Dog Federation (representing AWMA)
  • Interviewed by Australia Working Dog Magazine
  • Editor of Performance Canine Magazine
  • Chaired several working dog championships/shows including the USRC Western Regionals, UBSDA Protection Sports Committee Chair (before the formation of AWMA) and 2000 Belgian Event chairperson, second ever Mondio Ring trial in the US (Seattle, WA)