RON, MELINDA & NATHAN GROEN
Melinda, Ron and their son Nathan relocated from their farm in Grey County to Mattawan township in 2017. They operated a dairy farm and then a boarding kennel as well as 'Hot Paws Obedience School'. Melinda has been teaching obedience classes for over 12 years Mattawa Obedience School offers group and private lessons and is active in the community educating the public about dogs. Both Nathan and Melinda have been racing their Australian Shepherds successfully at mushing events in Ontario. Nathan recently competed at a member of Team Canada at the IFSS World Championships in the Jr. Ski-joring category. Ron has been certified in the St. John's Ambulance Pet Therapy program for many years. Animals are their passion and a huge part of their lives.