All Day Dog Adventures is a dog training school specializing in bringing the fun and exploration back into the training methods for you and your dog. We offer a variety of services specializing in dog obedience classes with agility, in-house 1:1 sessions, scent and search workshops, pet therapy courses and our bespoke hiking experiences for you and your four legged friends. All Day Dog Adventures has its main training facility located in the heart of the beautiful and vast landscape of the Flathead Valley located less than 15 miles from the Gateway to the Glacier National Park, which allows easy access to more than 2 million acres of Flathead National Forest land waiting to be explored by our future customers. The training school has a dedicated enclosed training field providing a safe area for our classes. We have fun classes to suit your need!
At All Day Dog Adventures, you will be given a friendly and knowledgeable service which will help you and your dog bond and work as a team, through reward based positive training methods. We are a family run business, based in Columbia Falls, with experience in canine coaching, obedience, agility, scent work and the training of search and rescue dogs. We want to give you the best and most rewarding experiences and training possible that will be both enjoyable for you and your dog.
All Day Dog Adventures is the combination of hands on experience in dog training and animal behavior.
CEO and Head Trainer
Neil Day – CEO and Head Trainer
Neil has over 12 years experience training dogs with the National Search and Rescue Dog Association. Neil specializes in providing training that is fun, effective and enjoyable. His methods include positive reward based training and clicker training to work with you and your dog. Neil is a keen mountaineer and loves to include our dogs Cleo and Willow.
Neil is also a National Search Dog Assessor; his role entails the assessment of trainee search dogs for other units and qualifying them as operational search dogs using a variety of training methods.
‘I am trained in a variety of disciplines of dog scent work including non-specific air scenting, tracking, trailing, and scent work similar to the training of explosive and drugs dogs. I also have gun dog and obedience training experience and love to work with my own dogs, Billy, Cleo and Willow.
Along with my experience I have focused on professional career development by taking Diplomas in Canine Coaching with First Aid, Canine Behaviour and Search Dog Handling. I am an also a qualified Scent Detection and Dog Tracking Instructor.
I love the outdoors, being a qualified Mountain leader and climbing instructor for more than 7 years and I am excited to bring my passions for the outdoors and dogs together in the beautiful Montana Landscape.
I was a serving Soldier in the British Army, seeing active service in several countries. I then joined the London Metropolitan Police Force, as a Front Line Police Officer serving for 15 years.’
Diplomas in: Canine Coaching with First Aid, Canine Behaviour Professional and Search Dog Handlers.
Trainer and Admin Manager
Tracy Day – Trainer and Admin Manager
Tracy has over 10 years experiencing training her dogs, Willow, Cleo and Billy through basic obedience and agility. Tracy has been involved with Search and Rescue Training as a volunteer helping with the training of the younger search dogs. Tracy is keen to promote the use of Pet Therapy Dogs in schools, hospitals and other community settings and has trained her pet dog Billy to be a Pets as Therapy Dog.