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AJ Vargas

Chief Executive Officer

AJ Vargas manages the daily operations of Custom Canine Unlimited where he has built the profitable company on the reputation of honesty and total commitment to its clients. AJ started his career in Law Enforcement in 1997 where he spent years gathering experience and training. Working in assignments such as supervisor, special operations, patrol, K-9 Handler, and K-9 Departmental Trainer.

Nadine Vargas

Chief Financial Officer

Nadine Vargas, Chief Financial Officer of Custom Canine Unlimited spent nine years gathering experience in office operation and management prior to taking on her current position with CCU. She uses this experience as the key to unlocking our business success. She played a vital role in the start of Custom Canine Unlimited and now plays the vital role in the smooth day-to-day financials operations.

Hunter Warwick

Operations Manager

Hunter Warwick, Operations Manager for Custom Canine Unlimited is a graduate of the University of North Georgia with a Bachelor's Degree in Finance.

Alexandria Cagle

Marketing Coordinator

Alexandria Cagle, Marketing Coordinator for Custom Canine Unlimited, is a graduate of the Savannah College of Art and Design with a Bachelor's of Fine Arts in Advertising & Branding and a minor in Graphic Design. Alex has always had a passion for dogs and has years of experience working in a kennel environment. Alex's passion for the animals and proper training make her an integral part of the team.

Samuel "Buck" Allen


Samuel “Buck” Allen, as the Head Trainer for Custom Canine Unlimited brings vast knowledge that spans the boundaries of higher education, law enforcement, and foreign and domestic K-9 work. His education and experience assists CCU in being a driving force in providing the highest standards of core trainers the K-9 industry has to offer.

Deborah Clark

Kennel Master

Deborah Clark is a trained and certified Full Service K9 handler. Deborah is currently assigned as Custom Canine Unlimited Kennel Master. Deborah has owned dogs for many years which has led to her pursuit of this industry.  Her passion to exceed, determination to learn all she can, and embed herself with the best has led her to begin her career with Custom Canine Unlimited.

Adam Crenshaw


Adam Crenshaw, co-founder of Custom Canine Unlimited has trained dogs since 2008 and decoying since 2006. Adam has had the privilege to decoy for countless dogs varying in breed and temperament.

Madi Newton

Kennel Technician

She began her work with dogs in 2020 at Custom Canine Unlimited. As a Veteran, Madi always wanted to work with K9s in the military. Madi brings her passion for dogs and training to CCU.

Scott Oakes


Scott Oakes, Custom Canine Unlimited certified K9 trainer served eight years in the Marine Corps Infantry with combat deployments to Iraq and Afghanistan. In 2016 Scott completed the Custom Canine Unlimited Full Service Trainer Course.

Brett Smyly


Brett is a Marine Corps infantryman and Afghanistan combat veteran. After his service he worked as a detention officer in a direct supervision jail environment. He is proud to join the Custom Canine team fulfilling his role as a certified K9 Trainer, Instructor, and K9 Handler.

Jesus Vargas

Veteran Care Coordinator

Patrick Paquette
SME - Criminal Interdiction
Greene County Sheriff's Office
Sergeant K-9/Criminal Interdiction Unit

Patrick Paquette began his law enforcement career in 2005 after graduating from the Fulton County Public Safety Training Center.  Since then, Patrick has gained knowledge and experience through his assignments in the patrol division, as a narcotics investigator, a K-9 handler with a full service narcotic K-9, and as a member and leader of a criminal interdiction unit.

Dariel Pierson


Dariel Pierson is no stranger to the Veteran community. As a Veteran from the Navy who was stationed in San Diego, she worked on avionics and helicopters. She also boasts years of K9 industry experience; from troubleshooting behavioral problems related to fear aggression, to training rescue dogs to help them become adopted out; Pierson's background became a perfect fit for CCU as a K9 Trainer.

Tim Clark

Regional Account Manager

Tim Clark is a veteran of the United States Navy and Chief Sales Manager for Custom Canine Unlimited. He is a happily married father of two for 26 years. He has connected dogs and people for almost 20 years.

Eugene Young

Trained & Certified K9 Handler

Eugene R. Young and Canine "Black Lighting", are recent graduates of Custom Canine Unlimited. The duo certified as a team specializing in Explosive Detection and Tracking. Eugene Certified as an Explosive Detection and Tracking Handler.

David Desmond

Trained & Certified K9 Handler

David is a former Army MP and Military Working Dog Handler and Iraq combat veteran. With his trained dog “Ellie”, they make up a trained and certified Drug Detection & Tracking K9 Team.

Penny Crow

Regional Account Manager

Penny brings her passion for helping clients to Custom Canine Unlimited. Penny's prior work experience lead her to be very well versed with client coordination through corporate America. She loves helping the Veteran community, as she was a "Military Brat" from her father in the Airforce.

Samuel Perez

Kennel Technician

Samuel Perez brings his love of dogs to Custom Canine Unlimited. Not only has he been a dog owner for life, he also has Law Enforcement K9 career aspirations. Attending Truett McConnell University, Perez has dreams of becoming a Game Warden K9 Handler.