THE WOOFJOCKS CANINE ALL STARS
The WoofJocks Canine All Stars is a team of dogs/handlers who stage a fun, exciting and educational variety show.
WoofJocks performances are fully choreographed, and specifically designed to incorporate elements of canine agility, obedience, tricks, flying disc and more.
WoofJocks official promo video
Each WoofJocks performance is structured to encourage utmost audience engagement and participation, but no two shows are ever duplicated!
Comedy, athleticism, speed and unpredictability are the hallmarks of our incomparable canine squad, which consists of approximately 150 dogs of all and breeds. Whether rooting for the tiny underdog or cheering the highest jumper, audiences will feel an immediate connection with the WoofJocks Canine All Stars. In turn, our canine performers feed off an audience’s energy and enthusiasm.
That is the essence of the WoofJocks Canine All Stars experience.
Karen Sandford — Production Manager/Host
An experienced professional trainer and lifelong dog lover, Karen has also distinguished herself as a formidable competitor in a wide variety of dog sports, including agility, rally obedience and dock diving.
Karen’s quick wit and natural ebullience—not to mention her flair for public speaking—make her the perfect host for the WoofJocks. As the team’s media point person, she’s made numerous appearances on shows like City’s Breakfast Television, CP24 Breakfast, Global’s Morning Show, and others.
Karen’s dogs are routinely featured in WoofJocks performances.
Brian O'Connor — Production Manager/Sound & Set Technician
With decades of experience in the staging and production of live entertainment, Brian O’Connor is a consummate behind-the-scenes professional. His theatrical expertise is felt in all aspects of staging, sound and lighting of WoofJocks’ performances.
Brian enjoys competing in flyball, dock jumping and disc with his Border Collie-Terrier cross "YOLO". During WoofJocks’ shows, Brian will occasionally step out from behind the mixing console to perform an always-impressive disc routine.
In 2003 Brian became a co-owner of K9 Central Pet Resort Training and Spa Inc., one of Canada’s premier canine care facilities.
Just a few of our many appearances
APPEARANCES AT MAJOR VENUES, SHOWS & EVENTS
Action, excitement + awesome feats of agility & obedience
Cutting-edge set design, lights and special effects