Annette Shannon of Approved by Dogs LLC has been involved with dog training since she adopted her first rescue dog in 1992. Annette emphasizes modern positive training utilizing clicker and verbal markers to teach a behavior to earn positive reinforment. She is always trying to increase her knowledge by attending seminars for both behavior an agility. Annette taught at a local dog club before she started her business with her husband, Forrest, in 2007. Annette and Forrest's dogs have earned agility titles in AKC, ASCA, NADAC and TDAA. Annette's Australian Shepherd qualified to compete at the ASCA Finals in 2011 and she partcipated at the 2011 ASCA Finals and Nationals. Most of her dogs have been rescue dogs and came with a variety of issues. She believes strongly in rescues and encourages the adoption of rescue dogs. With the right training these dogs can make great pets and can be be competitive in dog sports. Annette is an AKC Canine Good Citizen Evaluator and a member of the Assocation of Pet Dog Trainers.
Pictured with Annette is Laddie, an Australian Shepherd
that she rescued in 2006. Laddie presently holds titles
in Agility and competes in AKC, NADAC, ASCA.
Annette is teaching Dog Behavior, Advanced behavior classes
and Agility. She is also available for private lessons
for Obedience or Agility.
Annette sells agility equipment for beginners and competition
level. See all of the agility equipment under Merchandise.
She also sells training leashes and other dog related
Annette provides consultation to match dog breeds to a person
or family's life style. She may be contacted at 509-998-2406.
Annette is also a Canine Good Citizen Evaluator.