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Who We Are

"Transforming the business landscape with our industry-leading value proposition: We're rewriting the narrative by embracing transparency, delivering positive results, cultivating kindness, and minimizing risk. Experience a new era where business is not just about transactions, but about building relationships and making a positive impact." - Matthew Slack

Changing the Way People Feel About Business

Matthew Slack CEO

Matthew Slack MBA, CMP


At AgapiK9, we understand that every dog is unique, and they deserve tailored training techniques that work for them. That's why our CEO, Matthew Slack, is dedicated to providing industry-leading training techniques for our clients. Our ultimate goal is to empower both dogs and their owners with the tools they need to communicate effectively and strengthen their bond. Our team is committed to delivering unparalleled results and customer service, so you have the peace of mind that your investment is in good hands.

An Le

Co-Director of Training

Our Co-Director of Training, An Le, is a 2023 Canadian German Shepherd Dog National Champion and the most decorated IGP competitor in 2023. His expertise in Behaviour Modification, Obedience, Protection and Tracking is second to none. An is passionate about helping every dog to reach their full potential and be the best version of themselves, both at home and in public. If you're looking for results...the first time, look no further than AgapiK9.

An Le Director of Training

Pando Stepanis

Co-Director of Training

With over 40 years of experience, Pando specializes in scent, protection and severely aggressive dog training. As the only civilian certified as a Master Trainer by N.A.P.C.H for the certification of police dogs, Pando's methods are tried and true. Pando is also an expert witness for the Ontario Court of Justice which is a testament to his dedication and excellence in the field. If you're looking for quality dog training that will truly make a difference in your pet's life, look no further than AgapiK9.


Matt Slack


Patty Slack

Director of Training

An Le

Director of Operations

Brent Hoskins

Content Strategist

Elyse Rice

Marketing Coordinator

Britteny Hoskins

K9 Control Officer

Clint Mathers

Kennel Supervisor

Debbie Arenburg

Office Coordinator

Leigh Fredrick

Pando Stepanis Director of Training
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