Deanna is a Certified nose work trainer (CNWI) with the National Association of Canine Scent Work (NACSW) and has been training dogs for over 35 years. She has touched many aspects of training including; Obedience, Conformation, Rally, Agility, Tracking, Canine Good Citizen, 4-H and now Nose Work.
She has a variety of experiences with dogs of many different breeds and temperaments. Deanna competes with her own dogs and has completed up to a Nosework 3 level. She trains under the guidelines of the National Association of Canine Scent Work.
She is also qualified to Judge and Certify Odor Recognition Tests administered by NACSW members to ascertain that dogs know odor before they begin to compete in dog trials.
She is an AKC judge for Scentwork. AKC just recently added the sport for competition.