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.
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 for Custom Canine Unlimited is a graduate of the University of North Georgia with a Bachelor's Degree in Finance.
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 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, 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.
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, 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 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.
Veteran Care Coordinator
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.
Christian Paulin, a Game Warden K9 Handler hopeful, is a full time Kennel Technician. She currently attends Truett McConnell for Criminal Justice. Christian has much experience with animals as she transitions from an Equine environment to K9. Her passion for dogs and law drew her to the Custom Canine Unlimited environment.
Chief Sales Manager
Regional Account Manager (RAM)
Ken Sawyer has worked within the Law Enforcement and government sales for 6 plus years. He believe in building long term relationships with departments and teams.
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.
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.
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 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.