Trainer Bio: Susie Waki, Educating Fido Susie is a Certified Professional Dog Trainer (CPDT-KA). She has been training dogs for over 10 years. She has earned the Canine Good Citizenship cerfiticate as well as competitive obedience titles in novice and open levels from the American Kennel Club and United Kennel Club. Susie has also trained and became a certified Delta Society Pet Partner team with her sweet girl, Tamara. Susie is a trainer at Project POOCH, a program that matches shelter dogs with incarcerated youth. She has trained service dogs for Autism Service Dogs of America, a non-profit organization that trains service dogs to work for children with autism. Susie is also an American Kennel Club certified Canine Good Citizenship Evaluator and a member of the Association of Pet Dog Trainers.
NEW! Introduction to K9 Nose Work® Discover Nose Work, the latest training activity that develops your dog's natural scenting abilities through fun and games. The sport combines every dog's amazing sense of smell and their love of performing a task. Geared for dogs of all shapes, breeds, sizes, and ages, Nose Work is perfect for those seeking a lower impact canine activity that offers great rewards for both handlers and their dogs. By utilizing basic, intermediate, and advanced search dog skills, the sport builds confidence, burns off mental and physical energy, and reinforces the bond between you and your dog. Train just for fun or test your dog's rock star scenting ability in a trial and earn formal titles.
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