Jason Purgason - Autism Service Dogs

Jason is the Training Director of Highland Canine Training, LLC and has been working with dogs and people for over 20 years. Jason is a certified pet dog trainer through the Certification Council for Pet Dog Trainers, a member of the National Autism Association, Association of Pet Dog Trainers and is a certified American Kennel Club Canine Good Citizen evaluator. Jason has trained dogs and people throughout the United States as well as instructing and lecturing internationally.

Jason has successfully trained dogs for police, protection, search and rescue, detection, competition obedience, agility, service dogs for the disabled, tracking, and dogs for print ads and television, to name a few. Jason is a former law enforcement officer and police canine handler and supervisor. He understands how important it is for a working dog to perform reliability in the field. Jason has previously worked extensively with children and young adults with Autism Spectrum Disorders, physical handicaps and other disabilities.

Jason instructs and supervises all of the training programs at Highland Canine Training, LLC to include our pet training, working dog training, service and assistance dog training as well as our School for Dog Trainers.

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