Meet Triumphant Trainers


Kristy McCarthy


Kristy is Co-Owner and Manager for Triumphant Canine! For over 25 years she has owned her own company. She provides direction and enthusiasm for Customer Service and Business Management. Her focus is on Customer Service and Employee interaction. She assists with kennel operations and day to day management. Kristy’s greatest strength is her love of all animals and passion for their welfare!


Dan McCarthy

Head Trainer

Dan has been involved with Dog Training, Dog Sports, Therapy Dog programs and Behavioral Modification for many years. He has worked with dogs of all temperaments and challenges. From Tea Cup Yorkies, to Kane Korsos, Dan has direct experience with most breeds and behavioral modification for all behaviors. Dan has attended and spoke at many dog training seminars and events. He has also been successful and titled his dogs in several dog sports with his two Belgian Malinois, Sage and Kona, Dutch Shepherd Midas and Lab Murphy. Constantly striving for the best way to help dogs, he maintains a passion for learning, in order to stay ahead in an ever-changing world. He brings this passion and success to his clients and trainers that work for Triumphant Canine.
As Co-Owner of Triumphant Canine, Dan’s passion lies in seeing people and dogs maximize their potential and come to find the amazing bond and fun that can be enjoyed in dogs. Dan also loves to teach and show clients and trainers how to succeed and achieve amazing things with their dogs.


Tara Perry


Tara Perry is a Denver native who comes to us with 20 yrs. of hands-on experience, helping dogs overcome a wide range of challenges, including anxiety, aggression, fear, and rescue recovery. In the past two decades, she has obtained 1000’s if hours certifications, knowledge and experience! Her passion is all about making dog training fun and effective. Tara, along with her Canine Training dog ‘Aero”, can put you on a path to obtaining the canine relationship you dream of!