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Tracey

Tracey's passion lies in training owners and their dogs in the sport of Scent Work! With a strong foundation as a dog trainer and certified Trick Dog Instructor, she has honed her expertise in Scent Work becoming an ANKC Scent Work Judge.

Located in Perth, Tracey is the driving force behind Perth Scent Work and has cultivated impressive skills in the scent work field. Her training opportunities cater to various preferences, offering small group classes, personalized 1 on 1 lessons, engaging workshops, and exciting mock trials. To provide extra support to her students, she maintains a private Facebook client page.

She consistently practices what she teaches, competing with her two dogs, Harry, a 7-year-old GSD, and Charlie, a 3-year-old Malinois. Notably, both Harry and Charlie excel at a high level in the sport with over 55 top 3 placings between them and Tracey stands as the only individual in WA with multiple dogs competing in 'Masters' and eligible for the highest level of the sport "Ultimate."

Tracey has experience training many different breeds in scent work ranging from Chihuahua’s through to Great Dane’s and everything in between! She also excels in puppy development having carried out the puppy development phase for dogs that have gone onto working roles.

Driven by a thirst for knowledge, Tracey frequently embarks on learning journeys across Australia, attending seminars and workshops hosted by esteemed overseas speakers who are leaders in their fields. Notable among her favorites are Ivan Balabanov, Bart Bellon, Larry Krohn, Cameron Ford, Michael Ellis and Dick Staal.

As evident from her accomplishments, Tracey's commitment to her craft is unmatched. Her years of training experience, combined with her genuine love for dogs and people, complemented by a delightful sense of humor, ensure an enriching and enjoyable learning experience for both you and your dog.

Harry

Harry is a 7 year old Working Line German Shepherd. He has participated in every eligible ANKC Scent Work trial since its inception in WA in 2021. He achieved his Novice title in 2021 and Advanced title in 2022 with many Top 3 placings. Harry is the first dog in WA to achieve his Scent Work Excellent Title and is 1 of 2 dogs that have achieved two Element titles - Vehicles (2023) and Interiors (2023). He is currently competing in Masters and is eligible for Ultimate.

Harry is also trained in Tricks (Trick Dog Champion with DMWYD), IGP formerly known as IPO/Schutzhund (BH), Agility, Obedience, Lure-Coursing, Hoopers and Dock Diving.

Charlie

Charlie is a 3 year Malinois. He commenced Scent Work trials in February 2022 and achieved both his Novice and Advanced titles that year passing every trial he entered. Charlie's favourite element is containers. He obtained his Scent Work Excellent title in 2023 and is the second dog to have achieved two element titles - Vehicles (2024) and Exteriors (2024) - DogsWest Pending.  He is currently competing in Masters and is eligible for Ultimate.

Charlie is also trained in IGP formerly known as IPO/Schutzhund, Agility, Obedience, Hoopers and Lure-Coursing.