Dawn began training her own dogs in 1998. She started training with Desert Dog Obedience in 2011 and became an instructor in 2018. She has trialed and titled dogs in AKC obedience, rally, tricks, and agility. She has titled her dogs with the American Rottweiler Club (ARC) in carting and the American Temperament Test Society. She had a Top 10 ranked dog in ARC in 2017 for Rally and in 2018 for Obedience. Dawn presently teaches all Beginner 2 classes.