Meet the Trainer

Kim Benjamin 

Owner & Training Director

Kim Benjamin is the Owner and Training Director of Shine On Dog Training, LLC. She has been training dogs for 25 years and training professionally for 10 years.


Kim grew up working at a boarding and training facility where she trained retrievers for hunting, field trials and hunt tests. Over the years she has also successfully competed in Conformation and Obedience. Kim was introduced to Agility in 2004 and currently is an Agility coach, competitor and judge.

Kim has trained and worked with some of the top dog trainers in North America and Europe. She currently competes at local, regional and national events. To date she has gained ADCHs, MACHs, IACs, IWACs, ATCHs, NATCH, V-NATCH with her own dogs. 


Kim is an energetic, passionate person who loves to help families learn how to bring the best out of their dogs. Whether it be at home to teach their dog how to be the best pet possible, or helping her students on the Agility course become even better teammates for their dogs. 

Kim believes with the right training you can help every dog shine! She believes training should be fun for both the human and the dog and also believes in having a wide variety of tools and methods to choose from, as one solution does not fit all dogs. Kim can teach you how to help your dog become a valued member of your family or help them become your next Agility star! 

If you would like to experience the satisfaction of owning a well mannered family member or if you are looking to train your next Agility star, a training program at Shine On Dog Training, LLC is for you!

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Rochester, Minnesota

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