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The Owners

Julie and Marty Saso

Marty and Julie have owned and operated My BodyGuard Dogs for over 30 years now. Marty grew up with German Shepherd Dogs and later started My BodyGuard Dogs with his wife, Julie. Together, they strive to be a great breeding and training facility. The goal is to produce some of the most sought-after German Shepherd Dogs in the world. In addition, they offer a world class training facility with a wide variety of training options to help owners achieve the perfect companion and/or competition dog.

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Our Staff

Behind the Scenes


Megan Anthony

Office Manager

Megan has been with My BodyGuard since September of 2019. She started as a kennel associate, caring for our dogs and our customer's dogs. Her position grew into a trainer and is currently an administrative assistant and helps with the care of puppies.


Gerardo Gonzalez

Kennel Associate

Gerardo has worked for My BodyGuard since January 2019. He is our primary caretaker for our dogs along with the boarding dogs. He also does a lot of maintenance work around the property and takes wonderful care of our herd of sheep which we have for our sheep herding program.


Crystal Shane

Kennel Associate

Crystal has been a part of the My BodyGuard team since August 2020 and is our other primary caretaker. She works hard to keep our dogs happy and does tons of work with socializing our litters! Crystal loves spending time with the dogs and also assisting the trainers when they need an extra set of hands.


McKenzy Price

Obedience Trainer

McKenzy started working for My BodyGuard in April of 2022. She has a passion for the dogs and loves working hard towards reaching obedience and sport goals. She is a certified FIT Dog and AKC instructor. McKenzy is a well rounded trainer and is very active in the dog sport world too.


Carlos Urbina

Obedience Trainer

Carlos joined our team in November 2023. He attended tarheel training school and is a trained PSA decoy. He loves pet obedience and doing one on one lessons so he can build a relationship with his clients and help them grow with their dog.


Morgan Grindle

Training Assisstant

Morgan has been with us since December of 2022. She helps with kennel chores and also shadows our trainers to work towards becoming a trainer! She is helping with training puppies in their programs and helping with our dog sports.


Eric Baldazo

Obedience Trainer

Eric has been with us since November 2023. He has 15 years of training experience and enjoys teaching group classes of all levels. With a passion for pet obedience he is a wonderful addition to our team and is excited to help dogs excel in classes and through board and train programs.


Zoe Shane

Kennel Associate

Zoe became a part of the My BodyGuard team in May of 2023. She is an essential part of our team and does an amazing job caring for our dogs, as well as client dogs. Her favorite part is doing walks and playtimes with adult dogs and helping out with the puppies. She truly has a passion for the dogs and makes sure each dogs needs are met.

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