The Team

The Team

Wade Cashion

Owner – Head Trainer

Team Member Wade Cashion

Wade Cashion is the Head Trainer at Texas Duck Dogs. He has been training for 19 years and was working with his family at the kennel long before that. He enjoys doing anything fun with his family. His wife Lauren and three kids, Caleb, Mollee June, and Charlie bring him lots of joy and are a great blessing.

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!

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 Painter. Painter recently earned his first AKC Master Hunter pass. Many more to come for this team!

Tiffany Butler

Head Kennel Tech
Field Assistant

Tiffany Butler 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 She has been with our team since July of 2019. We are thankful to have her!

Dawson Hachtel

Assistant Trainer

Dawson has been with us since September of 2019. He started as a kennel tech and field assistant and quickly showed an interest in training. He moved into our apprentice training program and did very well. He is now our Assistant Trainer, runs our gun dog program and also runs our client dogs in hunt tests. Watch for him and his dog, Lyle, on the hunt test circuit. They recently passed their first ever AKC Senior Hunt test together. This sky is the limit for this team!

Zach Peyton

Apprentice Trainer

Zach is in our Apprentice Trainer program, assists with our gun dog program and has also ran client dogs in hunt tests. He is passionate about dog training, constantly researching new training methods and techniques. He recently purchased a Black Mouth Cur and is already treeing squirrels and coons with him.