Laura has been in the service dog industry for 10 years with an ADI accredited organization that trains dogs for 5 different types of assistance work: diabetic alert, hearing alert, mobility assistance, autism assistance and seizure response. Her roles have included working directly with dogs in final training as the lead instructor, selecting shelter dog candidates, and leading classes and seminars for the puppy program fosters.
Laura also is active in the dog sports community, training and competing in obedience, rally, and agility. She focuses on helping others create motivation and confidence in dogs that struggle to make it into the competition ring. Laura teaches classes on ring preparation and foundations for the Fenzi Dog Sports Academy as well as for her local obedience training club.