About the RebeLLs
Lauren is avidly involved in Nosework as a competitor, student, instructor and AKC Scentwork Judge. Her professional engineering knowledge provides detailed understand of scent movement in complex environments, and she is skilled at setting scent puzzles to challenge both handler and dog. Introducing new teams to the sport and coaching handlers to be the best partner for their teammates are her favorite parts of teaching.
Lauren trains and competes across the South Eastern US with her Cockers, Raleigh NW3-Elite and Cash Money Millionaire Elite1.
Raleigh earned 1st Place Overall on her NW1 and first NW3 title. She earned her NW2 on her first attempt and has Element Specialty L1V and L1E titles. Cash has earned his NW3-Elite, including two with 3rd Place Overall NW3 passes. Previously he earned NW2 with 3rd Place Overall and NW1 with 1st Place Overall.
Both Raleigh and Cash hold numerous titles with other nosework organizations including AKC Scent Work, UKC, Performance Scent Dogs and CPE-CSS.
In addition to Nosework Raleigh and Cash enjoy the performance world including CGC, Farm Dog, Tricks, Obedience, Rally and most recently FastCAT.
Lauren is active in Cocker Spaniel rescue, providing foster care and transport around Southern and Central Florida.
Lisa is a Nosework enthusiast and experienced Nosework competitor. Her teaching skills draw on her professional background in environmental health and safety compliance. Coupled with strong observational skills, this experience enables Lisa to help each dog-handler team develop and enjoy their individual Nosework journey.
Before relocating from NJ to FL, Lisa and UCD Janie SuchADog completed Janie's NW3 Elite title. Now running free as light, Janie continues to assist in coaching Jack, who has earned NW3-Elite, with one 1st Place Overall NW3 title. He is the first (only!) known Sephardic Meerkat Terrier to earn a Nosework title.
Lisa has volunteered for over 20 years in various aspects of pet therapy. With Peaches Browning and with Janie, she visited nursing and convalescent homes to provide Animal Assisted Activities to residents. She was Team Leader for Animal Assisted Therapy teams supporting professional therapists working with brain injury and hematology/oncology patients at children's hospitals.