American Canine Institute

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Meet Our Team

American Canine Institute's trainers in Ontario, Oregon have more than 30 years of experience training all breeds of dogs. We are certified and trained in professional dog training.

We not only teach each dog how to behave, we demonstrate how owners and their family members should interact with their pet so they can be comfortable and have a well-behaved companion.

Kamila (Kami) Hawash

Kamila (Kami) Hawash is the newest member of our training team. She is an Apprentice Trainer and Office Manager. She has a passion for animals and insects. She is working on her Associates Arts degree in Entomology, she not only has three beautiful Pitbull’s but a collection of creepy crawlers.  We feel very lucky to have Kami on our team.

John Butcher

John is a Master trainer and the manager at our training center in Ontario Oregon,   John is a Retired Deputy Sheriff K-9 handler and trainer for 17 of his 32 years as a Deputy Sheriff in California.

He is an AKC trainer and evaluator for the STAR Puppy Program, the Canine Good Citizen Program and Therapy dog program.   He is also a training provider for Service Dogs for Children with Disabilities (SDCD) ,  the International Association of Assistance Dog Partners (IAADP)  and the International Police Working Dog Association (IPWDA).   John holds a Bachelor's  degree in Criminal Justice.

Warren Osborne

Warren has a very strong Law Enforcement background and has been training dogs for many years.  Warren came to ACI-Idaho two years ago and has been an extremely valuable asset to us.  His innovation and training style complements the ACI philosophy of a balanced approach to training.   Warren is a wonderful instructor and people love taking his classes.   He is an AKC trainer and evaluator for the STAR Puppy Program and the Canine Good Citizen Program.  Warren is also a training provider for Service Dogs for Children with Disabilities (SDCD).

Contact Us

American Canine Institute - IDAHO


Phone: 541-889-4304 or 208-488-5021
Email: [email protected]

Business Hours

OFFICE - Monday thru Friday 8AM to 5PM


DAYCARE- Monday thru Friday 7AM to 7PM


BOARDING - 7 Days per week 24 hours per day



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