About Us

Dedicated to providing the highest level of care for your pet.

Meeting your family's needs and the needs of your dog through clear communication and exceptional service. We fulfill this mission by offering a clean and safe facility staffed by educated and experienced staff to enable you as dog owners and handlers to enjoy what life has to offer with your dog by your side.

Established in December of 2015, Heights Canine is owned and operated by Owners and Trainers Jake Scott & Katie Rust. Over the years we have built a team of hard working, compassionate, skilled staff to care for your dog, providing the support, training, and education you and your pet need. We pride ourselves on providing continued education opportunities for our team in order to provide the most up to date and advanced care and training to you, your family, and your dog.

Jake Scott is an Internationally certified decoy for the dog sport of Mondioring, an FCI (Fédération Cynologique Internationale) sanctioned canine protection sport.  Jake earned the highest level of certification in his discipline competing at the FCI World Championship in Moscow, Russia October of 2018 as a member of Team USA.  Jake currently competes at the National level in the United States Mondioring Association with his two Belgian Malinois, Tye and Pajr.  Tye has competed at two National Championships in levels 1 and 2, Pajr has competed in one National Championship in level 1. Tye and Pajr both are titled to Mondioring 3, the highest level of the sport with Pajr holding the third highest score ever earned in the United States. An avid dog sport enthusiast Jake also competes in the sport of French Ring.

Katie Rust is an avid dog sport competitor and preservation breeder of Chihuahuas. Katie has earned Champion titles on 3 of her program foundation dogs in the 2022/23 season and obtained the title of Grand Champion on her dog Whimsy. Katie draws from her diverse dog training background utilizing skills from the animal behaviorist, positive reinforcement, and balanced dog training schools of thought to create her own unique approach. Katie has reimagined and redesigned the Heights Canine board and train program bringing clients a unique and successful approach to their dog training and behavioral needs.