Ramona with her Labs “Anton” and “Gretzky”

Ramona Audette, CNWI has been teaching classes at J9’s K9s since 2010 and is another of the original seven founding Certified Canine Nose Work Instructors of the National Association of Canine Scent Work (NACSW) who helped popularize K9 Nose Work in Southern California. Ramona became hooked on dog training in 1988 as a puppy raiser and subsequently, a staff trainer for Guide Dogs of America. She is a NACSW Appointed ORT Judge and Certifying Official, an AKC Obedience Trial Steward and an AKC Approved Canine Good Citizen Evaluator.

In addition to K9 Nose Work, Ramona competes with her own dogs at top levels in Agility, Obedience, Rally and Splash Dogs.