About Us

About Us

Red Shadow Kennels is proudly owned & operated by Shauna Canjar Dainton RVT.

Shauna fell in love with the Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever in 2006 when deciding on her first dog.  Since then, she has had the pleasure of working with and been mentored by some of the best Toller Breeders in the world.
Shauna’s love of this breed is so deep that she is currently a Registered Veterinary Technician (Honours, Seneca College), a Certified Veterinary Assistant (Durham College) and a Certified Performance Horse Handler (Honours, University of Guelph at Ridgetown) .
She has worked in Veterinary Clinics and Zoos all over the world, is a Certified Obedience Trainer and an active member of the Oshawa Obedience Club.
Shauna is also currently working on her Bachelors of Science and Education.
With extensive experience in Emergency Medicine, Canine Reproduction, Early Development, Canine Nutrition and Vaccine protocols.

Shauna has worked to prove all her dogs in sports such as Confirmation, Obedience, Rally, Dock Diving, Scent Work & Trick Training with a passion for bettering this breed. She has successful accomplished 34 CKC titles so far across her dogs with a dedication to earning more.

Shauna is available for training and select speaking engagements as well as providing support services in canine-midwifery, obedience, grooming and handling.

Feel free to contact Shauna here.