Jean trained her first dog with Desert Dog Obedience in 1981 and became an instructor with Desert Dog twelve years later.  She has trained and titled numerous breeds in both the American Kennel Club (AKC) and the Australian Shepherd Club of America (ASCA) competition obedience programs with top 10 ranked dogs in the ASCA obedience program. In addition to competition obedience,  Jean enjoys working her dogs in Rally Obedience, Agility, Herding, draft and carting, tricks and Barn Hunt as well as Conformation.  Jean teaches all levels.  Her present schedule includes Beginner, Advanced Beginner, Rally and Obedience competition classes and provides private instruction.