Denelle Curry

Denelle Curry is the owner and head trainer of Kamp Kanine. She is a Certified Professional Dog trainer and has been working with dogs full time for 13 years. Denelle moved to San Diego from Manhattan Beach in 2000 to attend UCSD where she graduated with a degree in Sociology and Spanish. The internship that was required for graduation led her to the possibility of working with animals. She was training her chocolate lab puppy Kronk with a local training company and was approved to intern with them. After graduation, she continued that internship for a year. During the internship process, she worked 3 years as a holistic, and western medicine veterinary technician at Cardiff Animal Hospital. Denelle volunteered at Rancho Coastal Humane Society and with Friends of the Sea Lion in Laguna Beach to gain experience around different animals. She worked for a local dog training company for 10 years and in 2011 became a co-owner of Kamp Kanine. As of June 2017, Denelle and her family have become the full and proud owners of Kamp Kanine. Denelle is also employed by Scripps Hospital system as their Dog Therapy Advisor.

Denelle and her husband Gian are the proud owners of four spoiled dogs, Pacman, Spanky, Jaws and Stanley. All four dogs are certified therapy dogs with either Alliance of Therapy Dogs, Scripps Hospital, or Pawsitive Teams. Denelle is very passionate about her volunteer work with Pawsitive Teams ( and loves to help with therapy dog programs, service dog training, and instructing Therapy Dog Prep School. As a hobby, she likes to show dogs in confirmation, especially Labradors, and likes to compete in Rally Obedience.