*Created the CHOOSE TO HEEL Dog Training System...
*Dawn has authored several books,
CD'S and DVD'S based on her unique training techniques
*Successful dog show competitor...AKC Obedience competition
(OTCH dogs),plus High in Trials
(Hit) & High Combined (HC) award...on different breeds of dogs..
Nose work competitor
Dawn & her rescue Australian Shepherd "SCOUT"
recently completed their NW2 title & are looking forward to NW3!
*AKC Agility titles: MACH2 (plus MX & MXJ on multiple dogs). National and Regional
tournament placements..NADAC: NATCH plus NADAC & USDAA titles on multiple breeds of dogs..
*US Obedience/Agility "Classic" Tournament winner..
Houston, Texas..."Books" Dawn's border collie wins the 20' Division
of the Pupperone Classic Agility Championship...
*AKC RALLY "RAE" with MACH 2 "JAKE" plus: AKC Tracking Title (TD)with her
Dobermen "OTCH Dawn's Never So Lucky UD,TD,WAC"
*Proof her innovative training works.. even on her Vietnamese potbelly pig "Miss Dinky Nudge"..a
star in her own right..Miss Dinky's credits include a live musical theatre production'
THE WILL ROGERS FOLLIES'...
*Pioneer of Canine Musical Freestyle ..Dawn and her border collie "Checkers" performed
live at the "Western Regional" Dog Obedience Championships in Tacoma WA. in 1993. The event was the first organized
presentation of "musical freestyle" in the USA.
*One of the creators and director of the first ever "Prison Pet Partnershep" program
over 600 dogs rescued from the Humane Society, trained and placed during her leadership..
*Nationally recognized movie and commercial credits with her dogs...OTCH Checkers starred in a
movie that won him a national award for best "Canine Actor" at New York City "Radio City Music Hall"...
*Owns and operates a "Dog Training" School in Puyallup, WA...trainers fly in from other
states and other countries to work with Dawn...
*Popular seminar presenter, on the National level...Dawn conducts clinics, workshops, & camps
featuring her successful, innovative and humane dog training theory.