place Salida, CO, United States of America
star OneMind Dogs Instructor
Laura is passionate about analyzing and running courses with her dog, so that the dog is always sure exactly where to go next. “I am always thinking; What handling techniques will make this place on course easy for my dog to understand?” Her biggest strength with her dog is their connection and trusting relationship.
Laura is all about putting smiles on the faces of the humans she is coaching and the dogs they are training. She likes teaching her students concepts that the dog will naturally react to. “I love it when my students say ‘That was magic! Can I do it again?’ “
Laura likes teaching puppies as they are so enthusiastic about learning. Her goal is to make sure each student leaves class feeling they learned something new.
Laura is also a Certified Professional Dog Trainer (CPDT-KA), a Certified Canine Fitness Trainer and a FitPAWS Master Trainer. In addition to teaching agility, she teaches levels obedience classes and private consultations for canine behavior modification. Before becoming a professional dog trainer, she used to train horses and was a Moto-trial champion in the United States. She utilizes all of her experience & knowledge in canine behavior & training when working with her students.
Foundation for Agility
Handling Techniques 1
Handling Techniques 2
Tools for Life
Tools for Teaching
Coach Training Events
- Handling Techniques 1 / September 2017, Mt Vernon, WA, USA
- Foundation for agility / December 2017, Kaarina, Finland
- Handling Techniques 2 / March 2018, San Martin, CA, USA
- OneMind Dogs Coach Week 2019 / Latrobe, PA, USA
Certified to teach
- OneMind Dogs Handling Techniques 1
- OneMind Dogs Handling Techniques 2
- OneMind Dogs Foundation for Agility