Puppy Raiser Manager-Trainer- Training Instructor
Max developed a love for dogs at an early age. He has gained experience handling dogs from his time at a shelter/rescue, grooming, and in kennel management. He joined the CST staff in early 2018 and is an apprentice trainer. Max also works with our dedicated Puppy Raisers, directing them to raise well rounded – future service dogs. Max manages CST’s social media sites and photographs our team trainings, puppy classes, outings, and events. One of his favorite parts about his job is having the ability to enter CST’s Prison programs and work with the inmates on advance training the dogs.
Kate became a volunteer puppy raiser in 2017 and also has volunteered in the office since January 2018, until hired to work as the CEO assistant. Kate works at Carol’s side helping with payroll, general office bookkeeping and organizing to help the office and company run efficiently. She enjoys being part of the crew at Canine Support Teams.
Judy Hernandez is a native San Diegan with more than ten years’ business management experience. Her involvement with Canine Support Teams began in 2017 as a volunteer puppy raiser, and now works as a vital part of our administrative staff. She is a US ARMY veteran, and a recipient of one of our PAWZ for Wounded Vets grants for her own service dog, Grover. Judy, her husband, two kids and four dogs have been Murrieta residents since 2003.