Nationally recognized Texas Dog Trainer
Laura Gibson has almost 30 years of combined experience in dog
has participated in the competition obedience circuit and has
put more than 63 AKC obedience titles on dogs along with 14 hunt
test titles on their personal dogs.
was employed 18-plus years with Vinson & Elkins law firm.
A few years ago she took a solid leap of faith to follow her dream
and began to pursue a more relaxing career in the field of
professional dog training.
has been an enjoyable and rewarding path for me! Not only did I remove myself from the city life of stress, polution, and exhaustion, my 'office' is now 96 acres of beautiful, rolling hills. My dogs go to work with me every day!"
has been the Obedience Trial Chairman for the Houston Kennel Club
at the prestigious Reliant Park World Series of Dog Shows for
many years. The responsibility for the Chairman of such an event
encompasses many tasks, such as the responsibility for screening
and hiring judges, securing prizes, managing stewards, setting
up rings, coordinating with the host clubs as well as the American
Kennel Club, and in charge of the obedience competition during
the day of the show.
true measure of Laura's expertise is the four dogs she has personally
trained and campaigned to Obedience Trial Championships, all of
which obtained national recognition.
1996, Lauras Golden Retriever, Fame, was #2 Golden Retriever
and #3 All-Breed in Competition Obedience as well as placing in
the top five of all other rankings.
2006, Laura's Golden "Quest" earned national points
in order to qualify for competition at the AKC's Invitational
Tournament in California. Quest, Desi, and Fame were all ranked
in the top national obedience rankings.