Obedience Training: 1974 to present. Cited in the February, 1997 issue of Biography Magazine as one of only five or six trainers in the U.S. teaching dogs at the top competitive levels with clients traveling regularly from several states. Article in October 2007 issue of New Jersey Life Magazine explores Diane’s Cross-training of dogs for multiple Dog Sports such as Herding, Agility, Obedience, Tracking, Confirmation and Lure Coursing.
1979-1986 Owned and operated Heel N Toe Dog Obedience School in Sussex, New Jersey, giving 21 classes a week to more than 200 dogs weekly.
1986 – present Gives Obedience Seminars and Obedience Camps in U.S. and Canada
Teaches obedience, agility, sheepherding and tracking privately
Gives Problem Solving clinics
Gives public lectures on pet ownership and obedience
Writes books and produces DVD’s
Maintains a modern indoor agility-training facility “The Dogdome” in Wantage NJ, a practice area for the newest and fastest-growing sport in the dog world and also a place to teach sheepherding.
2008 Vice President on the Board of the Wantage Dog Park