With over 25 years as a trainer and competitor in the precision world of IPO Dog Sports, and breeder of German Shepherd Dogs and now Belgian Malinois, Michelle is well equipped with the knowledge required to help your dog succeed no matter what your training goals are. She has worked as a Veterinary Technician since 1993 and in that role has developed a deep understanding of not only the physical needs of dogs, but also their social and mental requirements.
Michelle has competed at all levels – local through National events- with great success. She is a Gold Medal recipient from the United Schutzhund Clubs of America, was the 2009 SW Regional Vice-Champion and also the 2011 American Working Malinois Association’s FMBB World Championship Team Captain in Belgium. She has scored two perfect 100 point tracks in her career.
Michelle is currently an AWMA Executive Board Member and is the former USCA SW Regional Director and Executive Board member.
Patient, knowledgeable and with a true concern and compassion for both dog and owner, Michelle is sure to be able to help you in all aspects of your training. She can and will give you the tools you need to create true communication and team work between you and your dog. With her help, you’ll be well on your way to a deeper bond and real success!