Janet MacLachlan teaches and assists Puppy Classes and Good Manners Level I. Since Janet adopted her first dog 25 years ago she has worked and taught at all levels.
Janet has trained her dogs in obedience and competed in Rally-O and Agility as well as assisting with Treibball classes. She has attended many seminars over the years including those with Ian Dunbar, Jean Donaldson, Karen Pryor, Turid Rugaas, Patty Ruzzo, Chris Bach, Dee Ganley and Ray Coppinger. Janet has worked and played with other animals including a llama, a sheep and a wild pony at a zoo. Several years ago, she had the wonderful experience of handling one of her dogs who starred in a local movie.
Janet volunteers in the Behaviour Enrichment Program at the Ottawa Humane Society and with Australian Shepherd Rescue of Ontario (AROO) evaluating, training and occasionally fostering a rescue.