The Team

Wade Cashion

Owner – Head Trainer

Team Member Wade Cashion

Wade Cashion is the Owner and Head Trainer at Texas Duck Dogs. He has been training professionally for over 20 years. Wade leads the AKC Retriever Field Trial program at Texas Duck Dogs. Outside of training he enjoys doing anything fun with his family, hunting, fishing or anything outdoors. His wife Lauren and three kids, Caleb, Mollee June, and Charlie bring him lots of joy and are a great blessing to his life.

Lauren Cashion

Owner – Office Manager

Team Member Lauren Cashion

Lauren is the office manager and brings a high level of organization, professionalism and courtesy to the Texas Duck Dogs’ office. She also oversees our Whelping Services, providing great care for mommas and their pups.  Lauren loves dogs of every breed and enjoys working in an environment filled with so many happy faces and wagging tails. Her greatest passion in life is caring for her family, including the dogs that are part of it!

Garrett Davis

Lead GunDog & Hunt Test Trainer

We are glad to have Garrett Davis on the training team. He brings some great experience to the table. He and his dog Nox have earned their HRCH title and now have their eyes set on an AKC Master Hunter title. Garrett loves dogs and is an avid outdoors man. Passionate about waterfowling, Garrett brings lots of “in the field” hunting experience to his training. Garrett is now a Lead Trainer on our team and heads up our Hunt Test program. He has a consistent pass ratio at hunt tests and has brought many ribbons home to our clients! Watch out for his new dog Gryffin as he will be a break out star on the hunt test scene!

Aubrie Beissner

Assistant Trainer

Aubrie has been part of the team since January 2015. It has been a life long goal for her to work with and train animals. She has 7 dogs herself and loves each dog in training as if it were her own. Her hard work and dedication are very appreciated! She has earned an AKC Senior Hunter title with her personal dog, an AKC Master Pass with her personal dog and numerous Junior Hunter passes with client dogs.

Nathan Pyron

Assistant Trainer

Nath is a great dog trainer. His primary focus is in assisting Wade with the field trial program. He is passionate about dog training, constantly researching new training methods and techniques.He is currently developing his own dog, FireFly and hopes to be running her in trials in the future. Nathan is a hard worker and a definite bright spot to our team!

Lisa Findley

Head Kennel Tech and Field Assistant

Lisa is a big part of our team. She helps day in and day out with the general operation of the kennel and in the field training. We are thankful to have her!